The Conference Agenda
Day 1
08 Mar 2016
Day 2
09 Mar 2016
Day 3
21 Mar 2018

Registration of Participants

Exhibition Inauguration

Opening Ceremony

Session 1: Foundation and Prospects of Economic & Developmental Policy

  • Strategy and objectives of economic development
  • Investing in Development Projects
  • Towards Streamlining a Favorable Business Environment
  • Prospects of Oil Industry and Economic Development
Mr. Faisal Al-Shaya
H.E. Ms. Hind Al-Sabeeh
H.E. Dr. Yousef Al-Ali
Mr. Nizar Al-Adsani

Networking Coffee Break

Session 2: Why Invest in Kuwait Now?

  • The Kuwaiti Economy from a Global Perspective
  • Kuwait- A Niche Location for Accessibility & Connectedness
  • Kuwait- A Society of Entrepreneurial Youth
  • Kuwait- Rule of Law & Institutions
Mr. Eng. Manaf Al Hajeri
Dr. Yousef Al-Ibrahim
Ms. Henadi Al Saleh
Sheikha Al-Zain Al-Sabah
Mr. Abdul Aziz Al-Yaqout

Session 3: Modern Legislations for an Attractive Investment Environment

  • SMEs- Varied Opportunities & Integrating Schemes
  • Advancing Modern Legislations
  • "Invest in Kuwait" actual Experiences
Mr. Nader Al-Awadhi
Dr. Mohammad Al-Zuhair
Dr. Rasheed Al-Qenae
Dr. Robert JT Morris
Mr. Charles Yang
Mr. Yoshito Murakami


Cultural Event

Morning Refreshments

Session 4: Potential & Lucrative Investment Opportunities

  • Investment Opportunities in Infrastructure projects in the field of Information and Communication Technology
  • Investment Opportunities in Infrastructure projects
  • Lucrative Investment Opportunities in the Cultural & Tourism Sectors
  • Investment Opportunities in the oil Sector.
  • "Invest in Kuwait" actual Experiences.
Mrs. Wafa Ahmed Al-Qatami
Mr. Eng. Salem Mthieb Al-Uthaina
Mr. Eng. Mahmoud Khaled Karam
Mrs. Wafaa Youssef Al-Zaabi
Mrs. Hadeel Bin Naji
Mr. Eng. Najeeb Al-Saad Al-Munifi
Dr. Waleed AlSaif
Mr. Andy Biffen

Session 5: Kuwait- A Global Economic & Humanitarian Player

  • Kuwait abroad- Friendship & Partnership.
  • Kuwait Pioneering Role in Humanitarian & Developmental Arena
  • Cross Boarder Oil Investment
Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah
Mr. Bader Al-Saad
Mr. Abdulwahab A. Al-Bader
Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer
Sheikh Nawaf Saud Nasir Al-Sabah

Networking Coffee Break

Keynote Speech:

Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin

Session 6: Financing Investment

  • Role of Capital Markets in Enhancing a Competitive Environment
  • Financial Solvency: A Major Support for Investment
  • Strength of Banking Sector & its Impact on Economic Performance
  • Foreign Banks Experience in Kuwait
Mr. Hamad Al-Marzouq
Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf
Mr. Yousef Al-Obaid
Ms. Shaikha K. Al-Bahar
Mr. Roger Winfield

Closing Session: Open Dialogue “Future of Investment for a Sustainable Development”

H.E. Mr. Anas Al Saleh
Sheikh Dr. Meshaal Jaber Al-Sabah


Cultural Event