ASAAS Intelligence Talk 2017

Economic Development
and Diversification

27th December, Crowne Plaza
Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre

ASAAS Intelligence Talk 2017

The one-day workshop is part of ASAAS’s corporate social responsibility Intelligence Talk programme and will be hosted at the new Crowne Plaza at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The event is expected to attract more than 200 key decision-makers and policy-makers from both government and private sectors from across the country. As ASAAS acts as a catalyst for the economic diversification, this workshop aims to reinforce our vision and raise awareness on this important topic.

“ASAAS truly believes in collaboration with both private and public institutions to assist the government in successful diversification of the economy.”

Eng. Khalid Al Yahmadi, CEO of ASAAS

Event Programme

Session 1

Sets the scene by exploring the fundamental principles of economics, and the driving forces behind development and diversification with a particular focus on natural, resource-based economies.

Session 2

Policy options and approaches to growth and diversification from case studies of countries that have successfully managed their transition away from natural resources and toward a diversified economic base.

Session 3

This session will take a deep dive into Oman’s Ninth Five-Year Development Plan (2016-2020), and the policy levers that will support the realization of its vision.

Mohammed Al Ghufaili

Chief Operating Officer

Eng. Khalid Al Yahmadi

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Raed Safadi

Chief Economic Advisor
Dubai Department of Economic Development