(MENAFN - Arab News) Saudi Innovation, Diversification & Investment (SIDI) Forum and Exhibition 2012 will be held at Al-Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh, from March 25 to 27.
The event will focus on "industry-led job creation", the role of the private sector and the incentives and opportunities being implemented by the government and stakeholders.
Key speakers at the event are Saheh Alnazha, president & COO, Tasnee; Fahad. Al-Semari, director, Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Centre; Ahmed M. Abdulkarim, deputy governor - strategic development, SAGIA - CEO, cadre; and Ibrahim A. Al-Asseri, executive vice president, Zahran Holding. This was announced by CWC, Naya World & DNM Connect.
The forum and exhibition are supported by Turki Al-Saud, vice president for research institutes at KACST, as well as Ahmed Abdulkarim, CEO of the Cadre Economic City, who is responsible for the manpower development that will form the backbone of the multibillion-dollar Economic City developments at the heart of the Kingdom's economic strategy.
Saudi Aramco is also playing a key role both in the "Entrepreneurship 101" workshop and within the forum main agenda, which will directly promote partnerships and cluster development.
SIDI focused on industrial development and local content strategies that will add commercial value to the private sector.
SIDI looks at how localization strategies directly impact technology transfer and the development of talent and leadership.
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