Conference/Workshop Program

Wednesday 25th October 2017
09:30 – 10:00 Delegate arrival & registration
10:20 – 10:40 Keynote welcome
John Lincoln – Senior Vice President, Small and Medium Businesses
ETISALAT
10:40 – 11:00 Empowering SMBs
Tbc
11:00 – 11:20 Taxes and beyond
Alexander Collins – Strategy Director and Leader of EY Growth Solutions
Ernst & Young
11:20 – 11:40 Networking coffee break
11:40 – 12:00 SME innovation, opportunities and challenges
Scott Cairns – Managing Director
Synergy Group
12:00 – 12:20 Identify risks and opportunities
Prof. Christopher Abraham – Vice President
S P Jain School of Global Management
12:20 – 14:30 Lunch break – networking
Thursday 26th October 2017
09:30 – 10:00 Delegate arrival and registration
10:00 – 10:20 The path to successful entrepreneurship
Lina Al Hashmi – Assistant Manager at Takamul program
Department of Economic Development
10:20 – 10:40 Entrepreneurship and enterprise development
Hans Christensen – Director
DTEC
10:40 – 11:00 The ABCs of cash flow
Mr. PORUS PAVRI – FOUNDER & CEO
Logoss Management Consultants International
11:00 – 11:20 Helping SMEs to prepare for the next level
Rajeev Mehta – Head of Performance Improvement and Optimisation
KMPG
11:20 – 13:00 Networking coffee break
13:00 – 13:20 Identifying market needs and adopting a successful model
Renuka Gunjahalli – Principle Consultant
Centurion Consulting