2016 Schedule

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

13:30-16:30
Pre-Conference Technical Workshop: Quantifying Risk and Performance
Lindsey Matthews, CFA
Head of Risk
UBS Delta

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

08:00-09:00
Registration & Networking Breakfast

09:00-09:10
Chair’s Welcoming Remarks
Yousef Gamal El-Din
Founder & CEO
Medialitera

09:10-09:20
Opening Comments

Lamees Al Baharna, CFA
Chief Risk Officer
Oman Arab Bank

Mahmoud Nawar, CFA
President
CFA Society Bahrain

09:20-09:45
Keynote Address: Igniting MENA’s Engine of Entrepreneurship
Yousef Abdullah Al-Benyan
Vice Chairman and CEO
SABIC

09:45-10:30
Geopolitical Risk: Emerging Trends and Hot Spots
Willis Sparks
Director, Global Macro
Eurasia Group

11:45-12:30
Global Growth and Investment Strategies in a World of Technological and Demographic Shifts
Dambisa Moyo
Global Economist and Author

12:30-13:30
Networking Lunch

13:30-14:15
Memory Training for Financial Service Professionals
Chester Santos
US Memory Champion
International Man of Memory

14:15-15:00
Emerging Markets
Martyn Davies
Managing Director, Emerging Markets & Africa
Deloitte & Touche

15:00-15:30
Networking Refreshments

15:30-16:15
The Future of MENA Capital Markets

Christof H. Rühl
Global Head of Research
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Boutros Klink
Chief Executive Officer, Bahrain & GCC
Standard Chartered Bank

Anthony Mallis
Principal
Mallis & C0

16:15-17:00
Finale Keynote: Debt, Deflation, and Financial Risks
Lord Adair Turner
Chairman
Institute for New Economic Thinking