2023 AmCham Abu Dhabi’s IDEX Kick-Off Breakfast

For over 20 years, the IDEX Kick-Off Breakfast has been designed to provide AmCham Abu Dhabi members, industry leaders, and IDEX attendees with valuable networking time prior to the exhibition. At the event you will gain industry knowledge though keynote speakers, and you will have the opportunity to network with high-profile, sector specific leaders.

About IDEX:

The Most Important Tri-Service Defence Exhibition in the World
IDEX continues to benefit an increasing number of international decision-makers from within the defense industry, governments, armed forces and military personnel. IDEX is the premier platform which will position your organisation as an industry leader, grant access  to global leaders, policy and decision makers, extend your reach to thousands of prime contractors, OEMs and international delegations and deliver global media coverage.


06:00Registration, Welcome Coffee & Networking
06:20Call to order
Sponsors video presentations
06:25Introductory remarks: AmCham Abu Dhabi Chairman Bob Harward
Opening Comments: Chargé d’Affaires Sean Murphy
06:35Keynote speakers
Dave Alexander, President, General Atomics Aeronautical, Title Sponsor
John S. Clark, Jr., Vice President of Capture Excellence and International Business Development (CE&IBD), Lockheed Martin
BG Richard J. Quirk, Senior Defense Official, Defense Attaché to the United Arab Emirates
07:00Closing Remarks: AmCham Abu Dhabi Chairman Bob Harward
07:10Networking/departure to ADNEC for exhibitors
08:00Event concludes

Keynote Speakers

Please click on the image or on the title to view the Keynote Speakers’ biographies.

Sponsor Videos

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