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08:00 Registration
09:00 Introduction and Welcome
  Tom Urquhart, Presenter, Dubai Eye 103.8FM
09:05 Keynote Opening Session - Expo 2020 Dubai
 
‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’ - How Dubai will deliver on this promise
Innovation and World Expo – What Dubai intends to do differently
How Dubai will use Expo 2020 to beneit young people in the UAE and engage with the world

Speaker:
Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State, Director General – Bureau Dubai Expo 2020; Board Representative of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee

09:30 Springing the Tourism Trap - Tailoring events to drive profile and visitors
 
Choosing the right event for positioning your city in the modern world
What is the tourism opportunity from hosting a world- class event today and in the future
Balancing local engagement, regional tourism and international awareness

Panellists:
Rt Hon Sir Hugh Robertson KCMG DL, Former Olympic Minister, London 2012
Anupam Yog, Strategy Director, The Partners

Issam Abdul Rahim Kazim, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing

Moderator:
David Bond, Former BBC Sports Editor and Director, Milltown Partners

10:30 Networking Coffee Break
11:00 Smashing Sport's Glass Ceiling - Women in Sport
 
Detailing crucial milestones that have advanced women’s rights
Recognising sport and physical education as a tool to promote women’s health and fight discrimination
Striving for equal access and opportunity - empowering women through sport

Panellists:
Kelly Smith, Professional Footballer, Arsenal Ladies FC

Emma Carbrera-Bello, Golfer, Ladies European Tour

Dr. Mai Al Jaber, Physician in the Department of Family Medicine, the Head of Women’s Wellness Initiatives, Deputy Medical Director at Healthpoint Hospital, a Mubadala Company and a Board Member of the Executive Office, UAE National Olympics Committee

Moderator:
Charmaine Crooks C.M., President, NGU Consultants Inc., Five Time Olympian, Chair, Canadian Olympic Committee, Women in Sport Commission

12:00 Networking Lunch
13:15 How to Win, before You Host
  Interactive panel discussion:
Top 10 must-haves in any bid
Outlining the importance of the right vision for the event, city, culture and community
Debating the three pillars of success - Legacy, Functionality and Engagement

Panellists:
David Simon, President, Los Angeles Sports Council
Masanori Takaya, Communications Director, Tokyo 2020

Jasmine Pang, Former Spokesperson, Expo Shanghai Group

Moderator:
Jackie Brock-Doyle OBE, Chairman, Good Relations Group

14:15 New Events, New Markets, New Sports
 
What are the new types of events that are emerging and how can host cities get involved with the events of the future

Panellists:
Susanne Schödel, Secretary General, Fédération Aéronautique Internationale
David Maclaren, Director of Property and Venue Development, European Tour

John Paul Lacey, Managing Director & Founder, Power league Gaming

Moderator:
Brian Murgatroyd, Writer, Broadcaster and Former Media and Communications Manager at the International Cricket Council

15:15 Closing Remarks
  Tom Urquhart, Presenter, Dubai Eye 103.8FM
15:30 End of Summit

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