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10.05

14:00-14:35
Opening Forum

Opening Forum – moderator Sven Aulik, Enterprise Estonia

Opening remarks by Mr Lauri Lugna, CEO, Enterprise Estonia

Welcome words by Mr Tõnis Nirk, Director General of Business Diplomacy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia

Keynote by H.E. Abdulnasser Al Shaali, Assistant Minister for Economic and Trade Affairs, MoFA of the UAE

Keynote by Mr Hando Sutter, co-chairman of BC, Estonia

Keynote by Mr Salem Alshamsi, co-chairman of BC, UAE

Welcome words by H.E. Hussain Almahmoudi, CEO, SRTIP

“e-Estonia, the advanced digital society“ by Ms Erika Piirmets, E-Estonia

BC document signing by Mr Hando Sutter, co-chairman of Estonia & Mr Salem Alshamsi, co-chairman of the UAE

Abu Dhabi and Estonian Chambers MoU signing by Mr Mait Palts, President of Estonian Chamber & Mr Humaid bin Salem, Secretary General of ICC, UAE

14:45-16:30
Workshops & meetings

VIP

Hilton, room Monte Carlo

E. Abdulnasser Al Shaali, Assistant Minister for Economic and Trade Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Mr Humaid bin Salem – Secretary General, UAE Federal Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Mr Mansoor Al Mansoor, Head of European Economic Affairs Section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

15.00-15.20 Nele Leosk, Ambassador-at-Large for Digital Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

15.20-15.50 Estonian Business and Innovation Agency (CEO Mr. Lauri Lugna, Head of Export advisers team Mr. Sven Aulik, Head of International Sales Ms. Marge Pihlapuu, Chief Representative Officer GCC, Mrs. Ege Devon)

15.50-16.20 Tallinn Airport, Eero Pärgmäe, Chief Commercial Officer

 

INVESTMENT

Hilton, room Sydney, moderator Henri Räim 

Salem AlShamsi, Principal – Sovereign International Partnerships, Mubadala

E. Fahad AlGergawi, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI)

Sameh Alqubaisi, Director General – Economic Affairs, Department of Economic Development Abu Dhabi

Ali Maki, Team Director of Logistics and Trade Facilitations sector, Department of Economic Development Abu Dhabi

Mohammed Almusharrakh, CEO of Invest in Sharjah office, Shurooq

Fatima Hashim, Economic Affairs Specialist, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Henri Räim, Estonian Investment Agency

Martin Talvari, Merakil OÜ

Kadri Lindpere, Estonian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

Margus Uudam, founding partner, Karma VC

Marek Kiisa, Nordic Ninja

Gerri Kodres, Specialist VC

Andrus Oks, Tera Ventures

Andres Urb, Triple Net Capital

 

AI & IT

The Ministry of Economic Affairs & Communications, room Kadakas, moderator Ott Velsberg

Musab Alhammadi, Project Manager, Research and Infrastructure Section, UAE AI Office

HE Hussain Almahmoudi, CEO, SRTIP

Ott Velsberg, Chief Data Officer, Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Doris Põld, CEO, Estonian ICT Cluster

Indrek Velthut, Head of Data & AI, Nortal

Svetlana Brjalina, Sales Manager, CITIC Telecom CPC Estonia OÜ

Johannes Mossov, CEO, Auve Tech OÜ

Kristjan Jansons, CEO, MindTitan OÜ

Jana Krimpe, CEO, Founder, B.EST Solutions

Kaido Kõrm, Vice President, Aktors OÜ

Mart Suurkask, CEO, Bercman Technologies

Aivar Avalo, Head of IT Strategy and Architecture, Estonian Energy

 

DFF

Hilton, room Macao, moderator Sander Sillavee

Faisal Alhawi, Head of Accelerators and Incubators, Dubai Future Foundation

Lauri Haav, E-residency

Sander Sillavee, Startup Estonia

 

FINTECH

Hilton, room Atlantic City, moderator Taavi Tamkivi 

Abdulla Al Obeidli, Director of Cooperation and International Financial Organizations, Ministry of Finance

Yousif Bin Hajar, Deputy Head of Section of Cooperation and International Cooperation, Ministry of Finance

Ahmed Khouri, International Cooperation Specialist, Ministry of Finance

Taavi Tamkivi, Salv

Anneli Aljas, Eurora

 

LOGISTICS-PORTS

Muuga Harbor, moderator Erkki Veismann

Mohammed Ghareeb, Vice President of Investor Relations, Industrial Zones, KIZAD

Othman Khouri, Director General – Economic Affairs, AD Ports

Sabry Hezam, Director of Research and Development, Etihad Rail

Djamal Lagab, Director of Engineering, Etihad Rail

Kaido Zimmermann, Chairman of The Board- Director General, Eesti Raudtee & Muuga Harbour

Erkki Veismann, Eesti Raudtee

Margus Vihman, Tallinn Harbour

Representative of Sillamäe Harbour, Sillamäe Harbour

Tõnu Mets, Head of Business Development, Go Swift

Maarja Rannama, CEO, ITS Estonia

Stanislavs Rumjancevs, Business Development Manager, Ridango AS

Jürgen Jõgeva, VP of Business Development, Turnit

Enn Laansoo, Founder, Elmo Rent

Aimo Kõva, Head of Sales, Datel

Sander Sebastian Agur, CEO, Cleveron Mobility

 

ENERGY

Hilton, room Las Vegas 1, moderator Priit Lepasepp 

Amalia Giannakikou, Head, Development & Investment (Europe), Masdar

Hamdan Al Khoori – International Cooperation Officer, ENEC

Stig Rogenbaum, Enterprise Estonia

Kristo Kaasik, Head of Renewable Energy Area, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications for Estonia

Terje Talv, CEO, Estonian Wind Power Association

Veiko Väli, Saare Wind Energy

Andrus Zavadskise, Utilitas OÜ

Kaarel Kuusk, Head Of Partnerships, Estonian Energy

Ivo Palu, Taltech

Markus Hääl, CEO, Wolfscape

Kalev Kallemets, Fermi Energia

Priit Lepasepp, Sunly

Lauri Karp, AS Silmet Grupp

Tarvo Õng, Fusebox

Dmitri Ševoldajevi, Estiko Energy

Henri Rohi, Bedford Capital

 

EDUCATION

Hilton, room Las Vegas 2, moderator Sabina Sägi

Faisal Alali, Director of Graduate Management and the Labor Market Department, Ministry of Education

Sabina Sägi, Edtech Estonia

Laura Limperk-Kütaru, Director of EU and International Cooperation, Ministry of Education, Estonia

Inga Kõue – EdTech Sector Project Lead, Startup Estonia

Rainer Saks – Member of Management Board, CybExer Technologies OÜ

Karin Künnapas – CoDirector, Kood/Jõhvi (virtually at 3pm)

Triinu Lillepalu – International Marketing Specialist, Study in Estonia

Jelmer de Wolde – International Development Manager, DreamApply

Triin Noorkõiv – Partner, Clanbeat

Maria Rahamägi – Founder, Edumus

 

FOOD & ENVIRONMENT

Hilton, room Ballroom, moderator Kai Kasenurm

Mohamed AlDhanhani, Director, Agriculture Development & Health Department, Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

Amal Al Ahmadi, Head of Agricultural Research Section, Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

Abdalla Al Mansoori, Chemical Engineer, Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

Magdi Mohamed Ali, First Environmental Disasters Specialist, Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

Mr Peeter Seestrand, Head of the International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Rural Affairs

Olga Lavrentjeva, Agricultural and Food Board

Tarvo Järve, Ministry of Rural Affairs

Ms Riina Maruštšak, Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce

Sigrid Soomlais, Ministry of the Environment

Marge Pähkel, Scandagra Eesti AS

Hardi Tamm, Estonian Dairy Cluster (innovative solutions for dairy production)

Indrek Kaldoja, eAgronom (digital agribusiness advice)

Tatsiana Zaretskaya, Laava Tech OÜ

Martin Laidla, Click&Grow

Hele Karilaid, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Anton Gans, Zenit Family Office

 

JAFZA

Hilton, room Singapore, moderator Marek Helm

Faisal Jassem, Senior Manager – Sales, Jafza

Kristo Paap, Head of Logistics Department, ETS Nord

Peeter Värnik, Adamlights

Marek Helm, Standard

17:00.18:30
Football match

Friendly football match at Lilleküla Stadium, UAE vs Estonia. Welcome words by legendary Estonian goalkeeper Mart Poom.

17:45 -18:45
Guided tour in Tallinn Old Town

Guided walking tour in the Tallinn Old Town.

19.30-20.00
Business Council meeting at Telegraaf Hotel

Formal meeting at the Telegraaf Hotel for UAE-Estonia Business Council members and Mr. Andres Sutt, the Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology of Estonia.

11.05

8.30
Meeting with the Prime Minister

Meeting with the PM of Estonia, H.E. Kaja Kallas for H.E. Abdulnasser Al Shaali, Mr. Salem Alshamsi and key Estonian hosts of the delegation.

Contact

Questions and inquiries to ege.devon@eas.ee 

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