Day One: Tuesday 23 April 2019

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM 

Registration and Networking

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM 

Welcome Speeches and Opening Remarks

Dr Fadi Khalaf, Secretary General, Arab Federation of Exchanges
Mr. Mohamed Farid, Chairman, The Egyptian Exchange
H.E. Mr. Hisham Tawfik
, Minister of Public Business, Egypt
H.E. Dr. Sahar Nasr
, Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, Egypt
Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin
, Senior Vice President for the 2030 Development Agenda, United Nations Relations & Partnership, The World Bank

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Panel Discussion 1:
Exchanges “Modus Operandi” & the Future of Listings 
- Are potential issuers shying away from listing? 
- What can capital markets’ offer for better listing & trading environment?
- Is listing internationally overdoing protection of public money?
- Exchanges business models

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM 

Networking Coffee Break 

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM 

Panel Discussion 2:
Are Exchanges doing it right for SMEs?
- Working with SMEs in growing economies
- Encouraging new listings
- SME crowd funding platforms
- Startups and incubators
- Startup Manifesto

01:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Keynote Speech:
Success Story
Hisham Ezz Al-Arab
, Chairman & Managing Director, Commercial Interntional Bank (CIB)‚Äč

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM 

Panel Discussion 3: 
Artificial Intelligence, FinTech, RegTech; is it Reformulating the Future of Finance?
- Keeping your customer safe
- The Fintech Era
- Are Suppliers creating the need or responding to customers’ demands?

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Lunch & Close of Day One - AFE Annual Conference 2019

07:30 PM - 11:30 PM 

Cocktail Reception, Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony (BOOK YOUR SEAT BY SENDING AN EMAIL to Ms. Sally Yassin research@arab-exchanges.org ) 

 

 

Day Two: Wednesday 24 April 2019

09:00 AM - 09:30 AM 

Registration and Networking

09:30 AM - 10:30 AM 

Welcome Speeches and Opening Remarks

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM 

Panel Discussion 4:
Technology and Fixed Income Securities: From Interbank to Platforms
- The future of Fixed Income Market
- Green bonds as a tool of financing and its impact on developing economies

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM 

Panel Discussion 5:
Impact investment.. Just a trend or the Best Strategy for Sustainable Markets
- Can Impact Investment provide a new power to achieve the UN Sustainable development goals?
- The future of Impact Investment

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM 

Networking Coffee Break

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Panel Discussion 6: 
Interplay between CSDs and CCPs: The Rise of Collateralization

02:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Keynote Speech:
Success Story

02:30 PM

Closing Remarks:
H.E. Dr. Hala El Saeed, Minister of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative, Egypt

Lunch & End of the AFE Annual Conference 2019