The ABANA Conference 2016

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Date October 11, 2016, 8:00 am

Location The Pierre Hotel

2 East 61st Street, New York, NYSee Map

Investing into the Americas: Strategies & Structure

Mohammed Saif Al-Sowaidi
President, Qatar Investment Authority Advisory

US-MENA Relations: What US Investors Should Look for in the Year to Come

Ali Velshi
Anchor, MSNBC

Robert Hormats
Vice Chairman, Kissinger Associates

James Harmon
Chairman, Egypt-American Enterprise Fund
Chairman & CEO, Caravel Management

Current Trends in the MENA Markets

Sammy Kayello
CEO and Chairman – MENA, Morgan Stanley

Amer Bisat
Managing Dirctor – Emerging Markets, BlackRock

This conversation will not be available to view online.

The New Emerging Markets – Structure & Technology

Gerardo Rodriguez
Portfolio Manager, BlackRock

Video will be available soon.

The Egyptian Economy: What’s Next?

H.E. Amr El Garhy
Minister of Finance, Arab Republic of Egypt

Mohamed El Beih
Managing Director, The Blackstone Group

This conversation will not be available to view online.

Registration

This event is no longer accepting RSVP registrations

Sponsorship levels for  the ABANA Achievement Award Dinner & The ABANA Conference range from $6,000 to $50,000, with additional options open to our branding partners. For sponsor registration, please see the PDF invitation.

Sponsorship Level Member Non-Member
Partner $50,000 $50,000
Diamond $25,000 $27,500
Platinum $15,000 $17,500
Gold $10,000 $12,500
Silver $6,000 Members Only
Program Advertisment $7,500 $10,000

 

To find out more about sponsorship benefits and how to participate, please contact Zainab Al Dabbagh at zaldabbagh @ abana.co or 1 212 599 3030 ext. 2.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Program subject to change

7:45 am: Registration & Breakfast

8:15 am: Welcome & Introduction

Mona Aboelnaga Kanaan
Managing Partner, K6 Investments

8:30 am: Investing into the Americas: Strategies & Structure

Mohammed Saif Al-Sowaidi
President, Qatar Investment Authority Advisory

Mahmoud Mamdani
Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

9:15: Current Trends in the MENA Markets

Sammy Kayello
CEO and Chairman - MENA, Morgan Stanley

Amer Bisat
Managing Dirctor - Emerging Markets, BlackRock

10 am: The Egyptian Economy: What's Next?

H.E. Amr El Garhy
Minister of Finance, Arab Republic of Egypt

Mohamed El Beih
Managing Director, The Blackstone Group

11 am: Break

11:15 am: US-MENA Relations: What US Investors Should Look for in the Year to Come

Ali Velshi

Robert Hormats
Vice Chairman, Kissinger Associates

James Harmon
Chairman, Egypt-American Enterprise Fund
Chairman & CEO, Caravel Management

12:30:  Lunch

1 pm:  The New Emerging Markets - Structure & Technology

Gerardo Rodriguez
Portfolio Manager, BlackRock

Speakers

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Ali Velshi

Ali Velshi was most recently the host of “Ali Velshi On Target” a nightly prime-time show on Al Jazeera America that spoke truth to power through debate, interview and on-the-ground reporting.More...

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Gerardo Rodriguez

Gerardo Rodriguez, Managing Director, is a Portfolio Manager for the Emerging Markets (EM) group. His responsibilities include the management of multi-asset portfolios, the development of EM productsMore...

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H.E. Amr El Garhy

H.E. Amr El Garhy is Minister of Finance for the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt. Before taking on this role, Minister El-Garhy was Managing Director of Qalaa Holdings. An African leader inMore...

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James Harmon

James A. Harmon is Chairman and CEO of Caravel Management LLC, the investment manager of the Caravel Fund (International) Ltd., an emerging and frontier markets fund that was launched in 2004. InMore...

Mahmoud Mamdani

Mahmoud Mamdani

Mahmoud Mamdani is a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Mamdani started his career in the Middle East Investment Banking Group at Morgan Stanley, one of the first such groups on Wall Street, andMore...

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Mahmoud Salem

Managing Director, Depositary Receipts Division
Head of Global Marketing and Middle East Region

Mohammed Al Sowaidi

Mohammed Saif Al Sowaidi

Mohammad Saif Al Sowaidi is the President of Qatar Investment Authority Advisory (USA), a New York based subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority, the Sovereign Wealth Fund of the State of Qatar. InMore...

Mona Aboelnaga Kanaan

Mona Aboelnaga Kanaan

Mona Aboelnaga Kanaan is the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of ABANA, the preeminent U.S. organization for finance professionals and institutions with interest in the Middle East and NorthMore...

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Robert Hormats

Robert Hormats is Vice Chairman of Kissinger Associates Inc. the New York based strategic international consulting firm that assesses and navigates emerging market geopolitical and macroeconomic riskMore...

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Sammy Kayello

Mr. Sammy Kayello is the Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Previously Mr. Kayello managed Morgan Stanley’s MENA Sales and Trading franchise whose team is nowMore...