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14th Anniversary Global Family Office Investment Summit Day 1
Under the High Patronage of The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Economy, on 28-30 March 2021 Dubai, Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah the 14th Anniversary Global Family Office Investment Summit “World’s No. 1 Family Office Conference” & “The Most Exclusive & Influential Gathering of Family Wealth ever held, where family office investing is not quarantined”
Pre Summit Sunset Networking Reception, hosted by AGCOIN, Sunday 28th March, from 6.30 to 8.30 pm at Lobby Level Outdoor Terrace, Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah
Meet your fellow delegates as we watch an Arabian sunset & enjoy regional hors d’oeuvres, shisha.
14th Anniversary Global Family Office Investment Summit Programme
DAY 1: Monday 29th March 2021, Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah
8:00 Registration, networking, morning refreshments with the finest selection of Arabian coffees
9:05 Official Summit Welcome Address by: H.E. Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi Minister of State for Foreign Trade & Minister in charge of Talent Attraction and Retention at the Ministry of Economy United Arab Emirates Ministry of Economy
9:15 35 mins Opening Keynote Panel Session: Elite Investor Insights for 2021 & Beyond Top global investors take a look at current Mega Trends, Geopolitical Risks & Economic challenges for 2021 and beyond, detailing their proprietary views of the global landscape. – An ultra exclusive look on where elite investors are looking to deploy capital and strategies on how to protect our portfolios from various risks.
Nick Spanos, Bitcoin Pioneer, Founder Bitcoin Center & Blockchain Center 2013, USA
Serge Conesa, Founder & CEO, Immersion4, Switzerland Patrick Tsang, Chairman, Tsangs Group, Hong Kong Skip Cooper, Managing Director, Cooper Family Office, USA
Sandeep Sharma, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Syntax Capital, LLC, USA
9:50 10 mins Ultra Exclusive Keynote Fireside Chat: H.E. Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO, Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI) The UAE: One Leadership, One Vision and One Mandate – How Dubai FDI is Acing Global Business Inflow During COVID. In conversation with Vanessa Eriksson, CEO, Ritossa Family Office, UAE
10:00 35 mins Panel Session: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Based Learning The reason why people are so interested in AI & Machine Learning and why people talk about it but very few actually do it is because it’s a paradigm shift to how things have been done before. We take a deep dive into this space.
Moderator: John D’Agostino, CEO, Dagger LLC, USA
Div Turakhia, Founder & Chief Investment Officer, Various Global Investments Fund, UAE
Sid Ahmed Benraouane, Ph.D, Chair US/ISO Working Group Innovation Management System Adviser, Dubai Government, UAE
Martin Mobarak, CEO, AGCOIN, USA Stephen Lew, DPhil (Oxon), previously worked with two Nobel Laureates, currently Director of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Technologies, TRENDS Research & Advisory, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Tabitha Ponte, CEO, Ponte Health Global Corp., USA
10:35 “Batter Up!” Best Ideas Pitching (Round 1) – Exciting opportunities from around the world have just 5 minutes to present their best investment idea for the next 12-24 months.
Stephen Meade, CEO & Founder, MonetaPro, Inc. & MagMo, USA
Stephan Nilsson, Co-Founder & CEO, UNISOT, Norway
Dr. Gernot C. Wagner, Founder, CRD Congo Railway Development AG, Switzerland
Suresh Nichani, Chairman, RootCorp America, USA & Saurebh Rai, Partner & Co Founder, Real Assets Community Economy (RACE), USA
11:10 10 mins Ultra Exclusive Keynote TedX Style Fireside Chat: Kerry Adler, President & CEO, SkyPower Global Group of Companies, Canada
Do we care about the world we are leaving behind for the generations to come? How Renewable Energy and Impact Investing are the Powers of Tomorrow. How the New Winning Mindset “Doing Good by Being Good” is the Thought Leadership for Global Success and Abundance. In conversation with Russell Read, Group Managing Partner, The C Change Group, UAE (Former Chief Investment Officer, CalPERS, & former CIO Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation)
11:20 15 mins Keynote Presentation: Bitcoin as a Service (BaaS): Blockchain as the World’s New Data Infrastructure Jimmy Nguyen, Founding President, Bitcoin Association, USA
11:35 25 mins Morning Networking Break with Arabian Refreshments & Delicacies
12:00 30 mins Keynote Panel Session: Blockchain: Better Public Services, Communities & Smarter Cities
Moderator: Jimmy Nguyen, Founding President, Bitcoin Association, USA
Saeed Alhebsi, Advisor in AI, UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, UAE
Dr. Mohamed Al Hemairy, Head of Technology Transfer Office and Chair, Research Outreach Department, University of Sharjah, UAE
Robert Rice, Founder, Transmira Inc., USA
Ahmed Yousif, Digital Transformation Leader & Strategic Head, The Holy Makkah Municipality, Saudi Arabia
David Washburn, CEO, nChain, Canada & Switzerland
12:30 30mins Keynote Panel Session: The Future of Food & Spot Light on Food Security COVID has highlighted the importance of Food Security, and will hear from Global Thought Leading Investors about: – Latest innovations and humanitarian initiatives. – Exclusive insights from the World’s Largest Indoor Farm in Abu Dhabi. – Building a Globally Resilient Digital Food Ecosystem. Moderator: John D’Agostino, CEO, Dagger Consulting LLC, USA Hamed Ahmed Alhamed, Chairman, GRACIA Group, UAE Jonathan Marineau-Gosselin, Co-Founder, RainMKRS, UAE Diana Sabrain, CEO & Co-Founder, OneAgrix, Singapore
1:00 50 mins “Batter Up!” Best Ideas Pitching (Round 2) – Exciting opportunities from around the world have just 5 minutes to present their best investment idea for the next 12-24 months.
Omar Attalah, Founder & CEO, AbXcore LLC, USA
Jacquees Voorhees, CEO, Icecap LLC, USA
Antonio Del Giudice, Founder & Managing Director, Benial Consultancy DWC LLC, UAE
Caleb Carr, President & CEO, Vita Inclinata Technologies, USA
Joseph Pacini, Co-Managing Partner, SGT Capital, UK
Kevin J. Meredith, Chief Executive Officer, Global Sports Initiatives, USA
Mathias Ruch, Founder, CEO, CV CV, Switzerland
Guido Buehler, CEO, SEBA Bank AG, Switzerland
1:50 65 mins Networking Lunch as we enjoy catching up with old friends and meeting new one
2:55 35 mins Keynote Panel Session: Spot Light on the UAE & GCC This exclusive session provides us with meaningful insights as we take a deep dive into the UAE & GCC investment landscape.
Moderator: Robert Willock, Director MENA, The Economist Corporate Network, The Economist Group, UK & UAE
H.E. Marwan Jassim Al Sarkal, Executive Chairman, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), UAE
Khalid Alzayani, Honorary Chairman, Al Zayani Investments, Kingdom of Bahrain Adam Ladjadj, CIO, The Private Office of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, UAE
Ahmed Elmetwally, CEO & General Manager, Private Office of Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Ahmed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, UAE
George Azar, Chairman & CEO, Luxhabitat Sotheby’s International Realty, UAE
Cheong Say Lim, CEO, Lootah Global Capital, UAE Jason Frankovich, Chairman, ST Biosciences, USA
3:30 10 mins Ultra Exclusive Keynote Fireside Chat: Michael J. Prest, Chief Executive Officer, Bank of Nevis International Ltd. & Bank of Nevis International Trust Services, UK Diversification, Geography, Footprint and FinTech. Time to chart a new course to meet the changing demands of wealth management clients and millennial HNWIs. In conversation with Vanessa Eriksson, CEO, Ritossa Family Office, UAE
3:40 35 mins Keynote Panel Session: Spotlight on The Future of Education
Moderator: Biswajit Dasgupta, Investment Strategist & former Chief Investment Officer & Head of Global Markets, Emirates Investment Bank, UAE
H.E. Sir Manuel Freire-Garabal y Núñez, President of the Private Council of H.H. Prince Mahmoud Salah Al Din Assaf, Chairman, Al-Khalifa Business School, Switzerland
Adam Malouf, Chief Asset Sourcing Officer, Knowledge Fund – Government of Dubai’s Sovereign Wealth Fund, established under the order of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE
Arash Dara, Group CEO, Lootah Holding, UAE
Francesco Lombardo, Founder, Veritage Family Office, Canada
Xolali Zigah, Founder & Chairman, Cash Angel, France
Angela Homsi, Founder & Owner, Ignite Partners, Israel & UAE
4:15 10 mins Ultra Exclusive Keynote Fireside Chat: Nicola Garelli, CEO, Beema Insurance, UK Making Insurance Loveable, delivering benefits to people and the investors. In conversation with Vanessa Eriksson, CEO, Ritossa Family Office, UAE
4:25 10 mins Ultra Exclusive Keynote Fireside Chat: Your Family Office Future: How does a Family Office Successfully Persevere through the Test of Time? A Personal Insight from His Royal Highness Prince Michel de Yougoslavie, Grandson of King Umberto of Italy and Prince Paul of Yugoslavia. In conversation with Vanessa Eriksson, CEO, Ritossa Family Office, UAE
4:35 10 mins Ultra Exclusive Keynote Fireside Chat: Daniel Tanner, Founder, Platon Finance, Czech Republic Julia Tanner, Co-Founder, Platon Finance, Czech Republic How can digital currencies help connect people and companies around the world In conversation with Tatiana Koffman, Writer, Forbes, USA
4:45 Special Feature: Sir Richard Branson’s Charitable Foundation – VIRGIN UNITE & an opportunity to join Sir Richard on his exclusive private Necker Island.
4:50 Networking refreshments break
5:10 Interactive Round Tables: With peer learning and interaction in mind, these 50 minute breakout sessions are designed to promote the sharing of experiences and brainstorming of ideas in facilitated and balanced discussions.
Table 1: MentalHealth Crisis: An opportunity for growth. Hosted by: William Masih, CEO & Founder, Wellin5, USA & Canada
Table 2: Pitfalls to be avoided: How the operating practice of a Family Office can jeopardize the legal and tax structuring. Hosted by: Xavier de Sarrau, General Partner, Gordon S. Blair Law Offices, Switzerland
Table 3: Cryptocurrency in the 21st Century Sponsored by AGCOIN Hosted by: Martin Mobarak, CEO, AGCOIN, USA
Table 4: Diversification, FinTech and the search for yield. Meeting the new demands of wealth management clients. Hosted by: Michael J. Prest, Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Nevis International Ltd. and Bank of Nevis International Trust Services, UK
Table 5: Insure-tech ventures – how technology is changing a $5 Tn industry. Hosted by: Nicola Garelli, CEO, Beema Insurance, UK
Table 6: Carbon-neutral and Data-driven Medical Assets, for Intelligence in Healthcare post-COVID Hosted by: Tabitha Ponte, Founder & CEO, Ponte Health Global Corp, USA
Table 7: Play the Future: The Gaming and Interactive Entertainment Landscape. Hosted by: Sam Englebardt, Managing Partner, Galaxy Interactive, USA and Richard Kim, General Partner, Galaxy Interactive, Spain
Table 8: Wealth Protection, High Returns and Doing Good. Hosted by: Skip Cooper, Managing Director, Cooper Family Office, USA
Table 9: What makes digital currencies interesting for investors and individuals? Hosted by: Daniel Tanner, Julia Tanner, CEO & Founders, Platon Finance, Czech Republic Table 10: Investments in USA Hosted by: Alfonso Cahero, Chairman & Founder, Cahero Holding, USA
6:00- 8:00 Networking Cocktail Gala Reception: Join us as we unwind and relax with fellow industry professionals and enjoy the finest shisha and regional hors d’oeuvres Hosted by: Bitcoin SV