(MENAFN Press) Doha, Qatar
Euromoney Qatar Conference, the major event set for Qatar in December, has announced its opening day line-up of top financial experts from Qatar and around the world.
H.E. Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, State of Qatar, is opening the conference, which is also being held under his patronage. H.E. Yousef Hussain Kamal, Minister of Economy and Finance, State of Qatar will also address the audience.
Prominent figures from Qatar will participate in speeches and interactive roundtables at the event. Attendees include H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Saoud Al-Thani, Governor of Qatar Central Bank; Ali Shareef Al-Emadi, CEO of Qatar National Bank Group; and Shashank Srivastava, CEO of Qatar Financial Centre Authority.
Topics to be addressed in the conference include the new global economic paradigm in the wake of the global financial crisis, the role of capital-exporting nations like Qatar, Islamic finance and if it could have prevented the financial crisis, the role of the financial sector in Qatar's National Vision 2030, and adapting the current real estate financing model.
International speakers will come from countries in the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia that are seeing high levels of investment in their developing economies.
These speakers include Governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz of Bank Negara Malaysia; Governor Marek Belka, the President of the National Bank of Poland; H.E. Chedly Ayari, Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia; and Murat ‡etinkaya, the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey.
Richard Banks, Euromoney's Regional Director, said: "We're working hard to make this conference and its associated projects meaningful to our audience and our partners in Doha. We have a strong line-up of speakers and will confirm more in the next weeks."
Euromoney's editorial teams will also be speaking, in addition to participants such as Ibrahim Dabdoub, CEO of National Bank of Kuwait Group; Roger Jenkins, Managing Partner of BTG Pactual; Charlie McCreevy, the former EU Commissioner for Internal Market and Services and former Ireland Minister for Finance; and Lado Gurgenidze, the CEO of Liberty Capital and former Prime Minister of Georgia.
"Global Finance: Re-Designed," is being co-hosted by Qatar Central Bank, and is being sponsored by Qatar National Bank; Commercial Bank of Qatar; International Bank of Qatar, J.P. Morgan, Masraf Al Rayan, Qatar Financial Centre, Qatar Islamic Bank, Saxo Bank, and Qatar First Investment Bank.
The Euromoney Qatar Conference is the first part of a three-year programme to chart the role of nations such as Qatar in the emerging global financial system. Further details are available at www.euromoneyconferences.com/qatar.