Schedule of Events
SUNDAY, JANUARY 28TH
ARAB HEALTH 2018 HOSPITAL TOUR FOR USA PARTNERSHIP PAVILION EXHIBITORS
9:20 AM – 2:30 PM
Bus Transportation Provided – Pick-Up Location: Crowne Plaza Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road
Kallman Worldwide, in cooperation with Channels MEA, is pleased to announce a tour exclusively for exhibitors of the USA Partnership Pavilion at Arab Health 2018. Our tour will encompass visits to the American Hospital Dubai and to the Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital.
This tour is complimentary for our exhibitors and will take place Sunday morning, the day before Arab Health opens.
Pre-Registration is required, click here to register.
*Limited seating available.
Contact Lillian Tyrrell with any questions.
MONDAY, JANUARY 29TH
ABC DUBAI ARAB HEALTH KICK-OFF BREAKFAST
7:30 – 9:30 AM
Roda Al Murooj Downtown
Join the U.S. healthcare community in Dubai alongside senior UAE and U.S. government officials at ABC Dubai’s highly anticipated annual Arab Health Kickoff Breakfast. In this knowledge-sharing forum, U.S. and UAE business professionals in healthcare, medical technology, pharma and more gather to connect and learn critical industry developments and the latest projections for 2018.
Welcome address by Barbara A. Leaf, U.S. Ambassador to the UAE
Special remarks by Ms. Erin Walsh, Assistant Secretary for Global Markets and Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service
Keynote address by Dr. Mazin A. Gadir, Senior Specialist of the Executive Office for Organizational Transformation – Dubai Health Authority
Hosted by: ABC Dubai
GRAND OPENING CEREMONY OF ARAB HEALTH 2018
USA PARTNERSHIP PAVILION OPENING CEREMONY & VIP TOUR
11:00 – 11:30 AM (*time approximate)
USA Partnership Pavilion Meeting Point – Booth #H1.D39 (*Following official show opening)
Invited Guests of Honor: The Honorable Barbara A. Leaf, U.S. Ambassador to the UAE and Ms. Erin Walsh, Assistant Secretary for Global Markets and Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service
Sponsored by: Patientory
Hosted by: Kallman Worldwide
In coordination with: U.S. Department of Commerce
TUESDAY, JANUARY 30TH
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
U.S. Executive WiFi Lounge – Hatta D
Welcoming Remarks & Moderator: Nasir Abbasi, Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy, Riyadh
Saudi Health Market Brief: Jad Bitar, Partner & Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Riyadh
SFDA Regulations & Registration Process: Ahmed A Al Shareef, Managing Director, Bio-Standards in affiliation with Emergo
Saudi Legal Regulations: Khalid A Al Thebity, Managing Partner, Al Thebity Law Firm in association with Squire Patton Boggs
U.S. Company Experience: Said Haddad, Managing Director, Johnson & Johnson
Health 2030: Joan Williams, Deputy Director, Kallman Worldwide, Inc.
Ross Williams, Exhibition Director, Informa
Hosted by: U.S. Department of Commerce
USA-MENA PARTNERSHIP RECEPTION
7:00 – 9:00 PM – Buses depart from outside of Hall 1 at 6:15 PM
Palace Downtown Dubai
Hosted by: Kallman Worldwide and TWI
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31ST
ChooseUSHealth Presentation and Networking Event
10:00 – 11:30 AM
U.S. Executive WiFi Lounge – Hatta D
A program of the US Cooperative for International Patient Programs (USCIPP), represents nearly 70 leading American academic medical centers, hospitals, and health systems that committed to working together with their UAE partners to advance global access to US expertise in high-quality healthcare.
Hosted by: ChooseUSHealth
By invitation only
Saudi Arabia Briefing – Open to all U.S. Exhibitors
2:00 – 3:00 PM
U.S. Executive WiFi Lounge – Hatta C
SFDA Regulations & Registration Process: Mohsen AL Muslimani, General Manager, Medical Regulations Gate; Head of QARA Department, Saudi Scientfic Society for Biomedical Engineering SSSBE
Why Saudi Arabia: Rafat F. Taher, Director of Health Care & Life Sciences, SAGIA
Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority
MENA Medical Devices Market Overview: Dr. Inna Nadelwais, Executive Manager, Mecomed Medical Technology Association Middle East & North Africa