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Day 1 - May 8, 2007
Time Min. Topic Organization Speaker / Moderator
11:30 - 12:25 55 Opening Session  
  5 Welcome Address City of Frankfurt Lady Mayor Petra Roth
5 Keynote Address 1 Hessen Ministry of Economics, Transport, Urban & Regional Development Klaus-Peter Güttler, Vice Minister
10 Keynote Address 2 Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology Dr. Bernd Pfaffenbach, Vice Minister, Administrative Sectretary of State
10 Keynote Address 3  UAE Ministry of Economy H.H. Sheikha Lubna Bint Khaled Al Qassimi, Minister
5 Acknowledgement Federation of the UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry  H.E. Salah Salim Bin Omair Al Shamsi , President 
(Chairman of Al Qudrah Holding)
10 Program Overview German Industry & Commerce Office In Dubai - AHK Dr. Jurgen Friedrich, Delegate
10 Keynote Address 4 State of Hessen Roland Koch, Minister President
12:45 - 13:30 45 Inauguration of the Exhibition
13:30 - 14:30 60 LUNCH BREAK sponsored by Deutsche Bank
Workshop by AHK 
14:30 - 15:35 65 Session I - Free Zones
  5 Introduction Schlüter Graf & Partner  Christoph Keimer, Lawyer
  10 Investment opportunities in Jafza Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority  H.E. Ibrahim M. Al Janahi, Senior Vice President Commercial Sales
  10 New Business Opportunities in the UAE RAK Free Trade Zone H.E. Usama Al Umari, CEO
  10 Business Opportunities in Fujairah Fujairah Free Zone Authority Mr. Sharief Habib Al Awadhi, Director General
  10 German Center Project  German Business Park/ Dubai Silicon Oasis Joint presentation (Dagmar Abdelatif, Managing Director / Bill Chappel, CFO)
  20 Panel Discussion
15:35 - 15:55 20 COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING
15:55 - 16:50 55 Session II - Financial Services
  5 Introduction Deutsche Bank  Research Prof. Dr. Norbert Walter, CEO
  10 The Gateway to the world's largest untapped market for financial services  Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) George Oommen, Executive Director – Insurance & Reinsurance
  10 Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Ahmed Darweesh Bin Dagher Al Marar, Managing Director
  10   Morgan Stanley  Dr. Lutz Raettig, CEO
  20 Panel Discussion
20:00   In the castle Biebrich, Wiesbaden
Reception of the State of Hessen hosted by H.E. Volker Hoff, Minister of Federal and European Affairs of the State Hessen
Day 2 - May 9, 2007
Time Min. Topic Organization Speaker / Moderator
10:00 - 11:15 75 Session III - Industrial Development & Logistics
  5 Introduction Schüco International KG Dr. Jörg Westphal, Vice President
  10 Driving Innovation and Diversification in the UAE Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones Dr Nermine G. El Shimy, Economic Adviser 
  10 The Powerful Global Centre, Dubai Dubai World Central  
  10 Setting up in Dubai - FirstImpressions and Experiences Neuöttinger Küchen Design Hans Perzl, Chief Designer
Establishing New Strategic Industries With Leading Global Players
General Holding Corporation


Eng. Faisal  Al Zaidi, Project Manager 
  20 Panel Discussion
11:15 - 11:35 20 COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING
11:35 - 12:40 65 Session IV - Energy & Environment
  5 Introduction DUBARCH Dr. Ahmed Al Banna
  10 Energy and Environment –Global prospective, Regional challenges  Regional Clean Sea Organization (RECSO) H.E. Khamis Jumma Bu Amim, Chairman
Turning Technology into Opportunity
Techno Park
H.E.  Hamad Al Hashimi, CEO
  10   Dubai Maritime City H.E. Amer Ali, CEO
  10 Waste Management von Ludowig GmbH Volker von Ludowig
  20 Panel Discussion
12:40 - 13:50 70 LUNCH BREAK / Workshop by AHK 
13:50 - 14:35 45 Session V - Media & Telecommunication
  5 Introduction bibo tv/bibomedia Kurt Kohlbecker, Board Member
  10 Competitive Identity – 5 decades of milestones in TV content bibo tv/bibomedia Ralph Bibo, Managing Director
  10 Telecommunication and IT Infrastructure in Frankfurt and their benefits for the UAE Interxion  Peter Knapp, Managing Director
  20 Panel Discussion
14:35 - 15:05 30 COFFEE BREAK
15:05 - 16:10 65 Session VI - Health Care & Biotechnology
  5 Introduction Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg GmbH Dr. El Farra
  10 HealthCare in Dubai, United Arab Emirates Department of Health & Medical Services Dr. Mansour Nadhari, Consultant Anaesthesist
  10 Dubai Healthcare City - Business Opportunities in the World's First Healthcare Free Zone Dubai Health Care City Tariq El-titi, Senior Manager - Customer Operations
  10 Leveraging Pharmaceutical Product Development in Dubai Pharma Development Holding Gmbh, Neuss  Dr. Wolfgang Greb, Chairman
  10 Hesse - A Strong Partner in Medicine Medical Network Hessen Prof.Dr. Rainer Moosdorf, Chairman of the Board
  20 Panel Discussion
18:30   Inter Continental Frankfurt UAE Embassy Reception
Day 3 - May 10, 2007
Time Min. Topic Organization Speaker / Moderator
10:00 - 11:15 75 Session VII - Development & Real Estate
  5 Introduction Prof. Quick Ingenieurs Prof.Dipl.-Ing. Hubert Quick
  10 Infrastructure and Its Readiness to Accommodate New Investment Dubai Municipality Abdulla Abdul Raheem, Director of Planning & Survey Department
  10 UAE Booming Real Estate Sector Dubarch  Dr. Ahmed Al Banna
  10 Exclusive Investment Opportunities in Dubai Al Fajer Properties Dr. Shahram Abdullah Zadeh, CEO
  10 Techem Energy Services in the United Arab Emirates.
Precise metering and consumption-based billing for cooling and water.
Techem Hans-Lothar Schafer, CEO 
  10 Infrastructure Projects Dress & Sommer Ralf Schwiede, Member of Executive Board
  20 Panel Discussion
11:15 - 11:35 20 COFFEE BREAK
11:35 - 12:30 55 Session VIII - Tourism, Aviation & Related Industries
  5 Introduction Regional Clean Sea Organization (RECSO) H.E. Khamis Jumma Bu Amim, Chairman
  10 Linking Germany to the UAE  Emirates Airline Hamad Obaidalla, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations
- GCC, ME and Iran
  10 Abu Dhabi Advancing Tourism Industry Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority  Representative, German Office
  10 Dubai - Where the future begins DTCM - Germany Mara Kasalitz, Director
  20 Panel Discussion
12:30 - 12:50 20 COFFEE BREAK
12:50 – 13:35 45 Session IX - Education & Training
  5 Introduction Regional Clean Sea Organization (RECSO) H.E. Khamis Jumma Bu Amim, Chairman
  10 Needs and the Prospects of Medical & Para-Medical Education & Training in the UAE and the Region Discover Me Dr. Adnan Kaddaha, Chairman
  10 Entrepreneurships and Leadership Training UAE - new opportunities for UAE Nationals Euro Phil Consulting GMBH Maître Marcus Antonius Lube, MBL / Mr. Guido Meyer
  20 Panel Discussion
13:40 - 14:10 30 Closing Remarks
  10 Remark 1 German Industry & Commerce Office In Dubai - AHK Oliver Parche, Deputy Delegate
  10 Remark 2 Federation of the U.A.E. Chambers of Commerce and Industry H.E. Abdullah Sultan
  10 Remark 3 INDEX Holding Abdul Salam Al Madani, President
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