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Abu Dhabi Summit 2017

“The real asset of any advanced nation is its people, especially the educated ones, and the prosperity and success of the people are measured by the standard of their education.”
Sheikh Zayed

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Event details


Four Seasons
Abu Dhabi, (Special rates for registrants)


29-30th March, 2017


Light Breakfast
Buffet Lunch
Afternoon Coffee & Canapés

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29 March, 2017
8:30 am - 9:00 amRegistration & Networking [More Info]
9:00 am - 9:15 amMorning Chair's Welcome [More Info]
9:20 am - 10:00 amKeynote Speaker: Global Growth Prospects [More Info]
10:00 am - 10:50 amOutlook: Opportunities and Risks [More Info]
10:55 am - 11:40 amKeynote Speaker: Navigating Through 2017 [More Info]
11:40 am - 12:15 pmSWF's Outlook on Alternative Investing in 2017 [More Info]
12:20 pm - 12:50 pmMENA [More Info]
12:55 pm - 1:20 pmLunch Break
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmBridging the Gap Between PE and VC [More Info]
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmFactor Investing and Hedge Fund Replication [More Info]
2:35 pm - 3:10 pmStar Speaker: Strategic Energy Investing [More Info]
3:10 pm - 4:05 pmProving the Case: Can You Time Hedge Funds, and Should You? [More Info]
4:05 pm - 5:00 pmFamily Offices Investing in Alternative Strategies [More Info]
30 March, 2017
8:30 am - 9:00 amRegistration & Networking [More Info]
9:00 am - 9:20 amShould Risk Management move to Marketing? [More Info]
9:20 am - 9:50 amKeynote Speaker [More Info]
9:50 am - 10:20 amPrivate Debt [More Info]
10:20 am - 11:10 amDifferent Strategies in the Current Market Environment [More Info]
11:10 am - 11:30 amThe Latest Preqin Hedge Fund Research Report [More Info]
11:30 am - 12:00 pmSmart Beta, Strategic Asset Allocation with Systematic Alternative Strategies [More Info]
12:10 pm - 1:00 pmOvercoming Challenges for PE in Emerging / Frontier Markets [More Info]
1:00 pm - 1:50 pmLunch Break
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmAIM Summit Debate [More Info]
2:30 pm - 3:20 pmSmart Beta : Alternative Indexation and Fund Factoring [More Info]
3:25 pm - 4:05 pmChanges in Regulation from Local to Global [More Info]
4:10 pm - 5:00 pmInfrastructure The Future? [More Info]
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Ahmad Alanani [More Info]
Founding Partner
Sancta Capital
Mahmoud Atalla [More Info]
Managing Director, Private Equity
Gulf Capital
Arta Babaee [More Info]
Senior Quantitative Analyst
Thayer Brook Partners
Daniel Barile [More Info]
CAIA Managing Directer SkyBridge Capital
Kyle Bass [More Info]
Hayman Capital Management
Karim Benanni [More Info]
CEO Founder
Quantum Investing
Amy Bensted [More Info]
Head of Hedge Funds
Dr Ranjan Bhaduri PhD, CFA, CAIA [More Info]
Chief Research Officer
Sigma Analysis
Zachary Cefaratti [More Info]
Dalma Capital
Richard Dallas [More Info]
Managing Director, Private Equity
Gulf Capital
Lars Dollmann [More Info]
Emerging Markets PM
AlphaGen Capital
Yousef Gamal El-Din [More Info]
Business Anchor
Hala Fadel [More Info]
Managing Partner
Leap Ventures
Dany Farha [More Info]
BECO Capital
Loic Fery [More Info]
Oliver Folcher [More Info]
Stone Mountain Capital
Tim Fox [More Info]
Chief Economist
Emirates NBD
David Gibson-Moore [More Info]
President & CEO
Gulf Analytica
Emmanuel Givanakis [More Info]
Policy and Legal Director
ADGM King & Spalding TBC
Mark Gordon [More Info]
Portfolio Manager
AlphaGen Elnath Fund
Paul Graham [More Info]
AlphaGen Capital
Mohamed Hage [More Info]
Head of Investments and Research
CPG Advisory
Sriram Jaganmohan [More Info]
Head of Investments, Private Markets
Miras Investment
Farouk Jivraj PhD [More Info]
Quantitative Investment Strategies
Mishal Kanoo [More Info]
Kanoo Group TBC
Mustafa Kheriba [More Info]
Abu Dhabi Financial Group
Dr Michael Kianicka PhD [More Info]
Managing Partner
Burkian Capital Management Limited
Robert E. Kiernan III [More Info]
Advanced Portfolio Management
Cedric Kohler [More Info]
Head of Advisory
Dr Ryan Lemand [More Info]
Managing Director, Head of Wealth & Asset Management
ADS Securities TBC
Brian J Luck [More Info]
Optimusc Investments
Graham McDonald [More Info]
Head of Private Equity
Aberdeen Asset Management
Dr Houari Merabet [More Info]
CIO & Founder
Quantum Investing
Jawad Mian [More Info]
Founder and Editor
Stray Reflections
Yaser Moustafa [More Info]
Senior Managing Director
NBK Capital Partners
Nadir Qureshi [More Info]
Makara Capital
Ben Redmond [More Info]
Director, Head of Quantitative Investment Strategies
Christof Ruehl [More Info]
Global Head of Research
Angel Saad Gomez [More Info]
Venture Partnet
Oak Investment Partners
Dr Fabio Scacciavillani [More Info]
Chief Economist
OMAN Investment Fund
Mansour Sindi CFA, CAIA [More Info]
FRM Director
Aspect Capital
James Skeggs [More Info]
Managing Director
Societe Generale
David Stevens [More Info]
Former CEO & Leading Fund Manager
James Stull [More Info]
King & Spalding TBC
Firaz Sultan [More Info]
Co-Chief Investment Officer
HBK Investments Advisory
Richard Teng [More Info]
ADGM Financial Services Authority
Stephen Tong [More Info]
Director, Senior Equity Specialist
HSBC Global Asset Management
David Walter [More Info]
Director Head of Asian Research
Steven Ward [More Info]
HSBC Alternative Investments
Ingrid Weston [More Info]
Senior Specialist Infrastructure Debt
HSBC Global Asset Management
Nora Wouters [More Info]
Joselle Wyser-Pratte [More Info]
Managing Partner
OCP Capital
Dr Srikanya Yathip [More Info]
Secretary Deputy General
Government Pension Fund of Thailand
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