Generating alpha in MENA today requires new investment strategies. Post-oil, diversified, increasingly privatised and disrupted by new technologies, investment managers are facing some of the most challenging yet dynamic markets experienced in MENA. MENA Investment Congress, organised by the CFA Society Emirates, brings together the brightest minds in regional and international investment to assess the strategies, technologies and solutions that can generate returns in the new MENA region.

THE 2019 SPEAKER LINE-UP

Martin Ford
Martin Ford
Author, The Rise of Robots
Mohamed El Sabban
Mohamed El Sabban
Chief Innovation and Strategic Development Officer, Misr Capital Investments
Johnson Poh
Johnson Poh
Head, Analytics Group, Big Data Technology, DBS Bank
Dr. Karim El Solh
Dr. Karim El Solh
Co-Founder, CEO and Managing Partner of Private Equity, Gulf Capital
William Tohmé
William Tohmé
Regional Head- MENA, CFA Institute
Amer Khansaheb
Amer Khansaheb
CFA, President, CFA Society Emirates
Rosanna Lockwood
Rosanna Lockwood
Broadcast Journalist & Television Presenter
Professor Raphael Douady
Professor Raphael Douady
Robert Frey Endowed Chair for Quantitative Finance, Stony Brook University, and Fellow, Economic Centre of Sorbonne
Jesse Barnes
Jesse Barnes
Managing Partner & Portfolio Manager, HighVista Strategies
Professor Andre Perold
Professor Andre Perold
George Gund Professor of Finance & Banking, Emeritus, Harvard Business School and Founder, Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer, HighVista Strategies

AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS

  • Macro-Economic Briefing: The Impact of Global Politics, Us Sanctions Policy, Market Crises and Trade Wars on Mena Economies
  • Hunting Returns Through Alternative Investments and Private Asset Classes
  • Data Science in Finance: Using Machine Learning and AI to Draw Insights and Make Predictions
  • Emerging Markets and Frontier Markets: What’s New, What’s Now and What’s Next?
  • Risk Management in Financial Markets: From Currency and Trade Wars to Global Political Tensions What are the Major Areas of Risk for Investors
  • Artificial Intelligence: The Coming Disruption – What Investors, Managers and Everyone Else Needs to Know
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WHO YOU WILL MEET

Network with 300 senior investment professionals and industry experts including:

  • Heads of Investment
  • Financial Advisors
  • Fund Managers
  • Wealth Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Risk Managers
  • Investment Banking Analysts
  • Corporate Financial Analysts
  • Chief Financial Officers & other CXOs
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CFA INSTITUTE CE CREDIT

MENA Investment Congress 2019 attendees qualify for CE credits. The agenda is being finalised and the number of credits will be published shortly. For CFA Institute members, these credit hours will be updated automatically in your online CE Tracking auto-entry.

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2019 SPONSORS & PARTNERS

PLATINUM SPONSOR

Abu Dhabi Global Market – PLATINUM SPONSOR at MENA Investment Congress

EXHIBITOR

FactSet – DINNER SPONSOR at MENA Investment Congress
CFA Society Emirates - Organizer | MENA Invest Congress

CFA SOCIETY EMIRATES

CFA Society Emirates is the local United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) member society of CFA Institute, which is the preeminent global association of professionals in the field of investment analysis. CFA Institute administers the globally recognized Chartered Financial Analyst® Program. The local society, founded in 2002, was created to serve the growing requirements of investment professionals in U.A.E. for support, continuing education programs and networking opportunities. Our society seeks to fulfil the CFA Institute mission at the local level: to lead the investment profession by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society.
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