ADGHW 2024 Joint Kick-Off Dinner

Join AmCham Abu DhabiAmCham Dubai and the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council for the ADGHW 2024 Joint Kick-Off Dinner.

Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week is a major government initiative, by Abu Dhabi and the Abu Dhabi Department of Health (DoH) for the local, regional, and global healthcare system. The event is underpinned by the capital’s investment in sustainability and the transition from care to prevention.

The event will forecast future global healthcare vulnerabilities, provide the space to exchange vital ideas and perspectives, display the latest advancements, as well as formulate a concrete, actionable strategy to safeguard global communities from their impact. Kick-off this impactful week of thought leadership with an evening of peer to peer networking, innovative speakers, and Abu Dhabi hospitality.

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Engage with key players in the healthcare industry
  • Forge valuable connections with professionals and decision-makers
  • Gain insights into the future of healthcare and sustainability from Keynote Speakers

Draft Agenda

6:30 pm – 6:45 pmRegistration and Networking
6:45 pm – 6:50 pmWelcome Remarks: Liz Beneski, CEO, AmCham Abu Dhabi
6:50 pm – 6:55 pmWelcome Remarks: Ayman Mokhtar, Board Member, AmCham Abu Dhabi, Regional President MENA and Eurasia, Viatris
6:55 pm – 7:00 pmKeynote Speaker 1: Martina A. Strong, Ambassador of the United States to the United Arab Emirates
7:00 pm – 7:10 pmKeynote Speaker 2: Dr. Fatima Al Kaabi, Director General, Emirates Drug Establishment, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi
7:10 pm – 7:15 pmIntroductory Remarks: MC Robert Willock, Director MENA & Regional General Manager, The Economist
7:15 pm – 7:50 pmPanel Discussion: “Cultivating Enduring Health Innovations for Healthy Longevity”

Shan Jegatheeswaran, Vice President, Global Head MedTech Digital, Johnson & Johnson
– Dr. Nicole Sirotin, MD, Former Chair, Preventive Medicine Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, CEO, Institute for Healthier Living Abu Dhabi 
Mazen Bachir, Regional Director, Abbott Middle East Pharma Division
Sandeep Sinha, Head of Healthcare and Life Sciences Consulting – MEA, JLL
Brad Kellogg, Director Consulting Services, Houston Methodist Global Health Care Services

Moderated by: Robert Willock, Director MENA & Regional General Manager, The Economist
7:50 pm – 8:25 pmDinner
8:25 pm – 8:30 pmClosing Remarks: Liz Beneski, CEO, AmCham Abu Dhabi
8:30 pmEvent Concludes
*Times subject to change.

Keynote Speakers

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