Iraqi Conference: Investment Business Iraq 2011

TEDxBaghdad will present a creative workshop at the Iraq Conference: Investment Business Iraq 2011.

The Program:

12:30 – 13:00

Welcoming guests and registration

13:00 – 14:30

Plenary session by W. Mohr, division NL EVD International

– Welcome by J. Vaandrager, head of the Business Council Iraq

– Opening by the Deputy Director General Foreign Economic Relations Marten van den Berg of the Dutch ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation (10 min.)

– Speech by H.E. Dr. Saad Ibrahim Al Ali, Iraqi ambassador in NL (10 min.)

– Speech by H.E. P. van Leeuwen, Dutch ambassador in Iraq (10 min.)

– Speech by Mr. Abdullah Mohammed Bandar of the Iraqi National Investment Commission (15 min.)

– Practical experience speech by Dr. Hermans, Al-Nakaa Europe (10 min.)

– Questions (20-25 min.)

Workshops

Subjects: market entrance, safety, local partner, cooperation, finance, ‘Holland’ image, project identification.

All workshops are attended by the Iraqi National Investment Commission & Nuffic (Mr. S. Alzaidy and Mrs. J. Pras).

14:30 – 15:15

Water, hosted by NWP (Mr. I. Demmers)

Presentations by Mr. D. Bollen, Koop International B.V./ Mr. J. de Schutter, Unesco and Mr. Sam Karim, Universiteit Twente.

Agri/food, hosted by NIBC (Mrs. M. Borsboom)

Presentations by –Mr. K. Moolenaar & Mr. A. van Vliet, Florencis group/ Mr. H. Mol, H & M international trading Holland and Mr. M. Lankester, Avalon.

Attendance by Mr Ali Rashid Ahmad, Ministry of Agriculture & Water Resources (KRG)

Investment & Finance, hosted by Investment Consulting Associates (ICA, Mr. F. Peterse)

15:15 – 16:00

Construction & services, energy and technique, hosted by KvK (Mr. J. van der Vis)

Presentation by André Lageweg, director Van den Berg Bouwkundigen Nederland B.V.

Attendance by Samir, Philps & Louay Ibrahim Al- Saeed van de Iraqi National Business Council

Investment & Finance, hosted by Investment Consulting Associates (ICA, Mr. F. Peterse)

3. TEDxBaghdad by Mr. Y. Alabdeli

TEDxBaghdad is an annual international conference in Iraq that connect the leading Iraqi thinkers, doers and businesses with the rest of the world to share ideas that that matter in any discipline like technology, entertainment, design, science, humanities, business, and development.

16:00 – 16:30 Plenary session II

Summary and discussion by workshop moderators. Closing off the official part of the conference by Mr. B. Lashkari.

16:30 – 17:30
Network reception