Monday, June 3rd, 2024

12:00 h –18:00 h


at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Potsdamer Platz 3, 10785 Berlin

18:30 h – 21:00 h

Reception & Networking Get Together

at China Club, Behrenstraße 72, 10117 Berlin

Keynote Speakers

Mrs. Julia Klöckner
 Editor in Chief, Member of the German Parliament, Former Federal Minister.

Tuesday, June 4th, 2024

08:00 h


at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Potsdamer Platz 3, 10785 Berlin


Mrs. Stefanie Suren Rau 
 Journalist at Deutsche Welle 

09:00 h –9:10 h

Welcome Speech

09:10 h –10:00 h

Panel 1:

Building the Modern Region: “Smart Cities: Pioneering Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s Business Hubs”


Mr. Olaf Hoffmann
Chairman, Dorsch Gruppe


Mr. Hakan Ozdemir
CEO of Siemens Smart Infrastructure in the Middle East, CEO of Siemens in Qatar

Mr. Yasser Nagi
Managing Director of Wilo Middle East

Mr. Joachim Schares
Managing Director of AS+P Albert Speer + Partner GmbH


10:00 h – 11:00 h

Country Round Table:

Investment Opportunities in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

10:00 h –11:00 h

Panel 2:

Navigating Future Logistics: “Connecting Continents: Visionary Logistics & Transport Projects Shaping Regional


Dr. Philipp Stompfe
Attorney at Law, Stompfe International Law Firm


Mr. Moritz Manzel
Managing Director of DFS Aviation Services GmbH

Mr. Alexander Doll
Senior Advisor, Lincoln International GmbH

Mr. Yazin Al Busaidi
Business Development Manager MENA at Asyad Group

Mr. Tobias Maier
CFO DHL Logistics Middle East DWC-LLC

H.E. Iain Lindsay
Advisor to the Chairman of the Board, Bahrain Economic Development Board

Mr. Mohamed Haykal
Chairman of Haykal Group, and Executive Chairman of Transtek Company

11:00 h – 11:30 h

Networking Break

11:30 h –12:30 h

Official Opening


Mrs. Stefanie Suren Rau
Journalist at Deutsche Welle

Excellencies Speech

H.E. Dr. Mustapha Adib
Ambassador of the Republic of Lebanon / Dean of the Arab Diplomatic Corps, Germany

H.E. Dr. Franziska Brantner
Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

H.E. Dr. Said Mohammed Al-Saqri
Minister of Economy of the Sultanate of Oman

H.E. Kholoud Mohammed Al-Saqqaf
Minister of Investment, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

H.E. Sameer Abdulla Nass
President of the Union of Arab Chambers

H.E. Khaled Juffali
Chairman of Juffali Group/Chairman of the Saudi German Business Council

12:30 h-13:30 h

Networking Lunch


13:30 h –14:30 h

Panel 3:

AI Dynamics: “Navigating Risks and Unlocking Opportunities for Business Transformation”


Prof. Dr. Khaled Hanafy
Secretary General of the Union of Arab Chambers


Mr. Helmut von Struve
CEO of Siemens in the Middle East

Mr. Friedrich Bieselt
Head Business Services Europe, Lincoln International GmbH

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ahmad Osman
Professor at University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft/HTW)

Mr. Marco Brockhaus
CEO and Founder of Brockhaus Technologies

Mrs. Linda Sultan
Managing Director, Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Tripoli and North Lebanon

Mr. Jonas Michaelis
Chief Strategy Officer, Qvest Group GmbH



14:15 h –15:00 h

Country Round Table

Investment Opportunities in the Sultanate of Oman


14:30 h –15:30 h

Panel 4:

Beyond Borders: “Capitalizing on Investment Opportunities in Arab Special & Free Zones – Strategic Insights for German Businesses”


Dr. Kilian Bälz
Partner at Amereller Rechtsanwälte


Dr. Gehan Saleh,
Advisor to the Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, Egypt

Prof. Dr. Khaled Mohamad Hanafy
Secretary General of the Union of Arab Chambers

Mr. Nael Al-Kabariti

Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Aqaba Chamber of Commerce, Jordan/ General Manager of Araba for Goods Co. LTD.

Mr. Bandar Shanneik
Manager at Roedl & Partner (Dubai Branch)

Mr. Yarub Nasser Al Siyabi
Investor Relation Specialist, OPAZ

Mr. Badr Al Saai
Senior Analyst, Qatar Free Zones Authority

15:30 h –16:15 h

Country Round Table

Investment Opportunities in the Arab Republic of Egypt

19:00 h

Networking Dinner

at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Potsdamer Platz 3, 10785 Berlin

Keynote Speakers

H.E. Christian Dürr
Chairman of the FDP Parliamentary Group, Member of the German Parliament

H.E. Maitha Saif Majid Al-Mahrouqi
Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman

Wednesday, June 5th, 2024

08:30 h


at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Potsdamer Platz 3, 10785 Berlin

09:30 h –10:30 h

Panel 5:

Green Horizons: “Navigating Resilient Supply Chains and Sustainable Energy Cooperation”


Mr. Jürgen Hogrefe
Chairman h.c. hogrefe Consult


Mr. Ali Al Baqali
CEO of Aluminium Bahrain (Alba)

Mr. Dietmar Siersdorfer
Managing Director,  Middle East Siemens Energy

Dr. Sausan Al Riyami
Director of Oman Hydrogen Center, Oman

Mrs. Ellen von Zitzewitz
Deputy Head of Department WE W 2 Bilateral cooperation in the hydrogen infrastructure sector, , Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK)

Prof. Dr. Michael Braun
German University of Technology in Oman


Mr. Mohamed Abdellahi Yaha
CEO & Owner at Maurilog

10:00 h –11:00 h

Special Round Table

Empowering Women and Fostering Young Business Leaders

10:30 h –11:30 h

Panel 6:

Transforming Economies: “Cooperation Opportunities in Cultrual Events for Sustainable Tourism Growth”


Mr. Wolf R. Schwippert
Attorney at Law Schwippert Law Office


Mr. Omar Al Jaber
Chief of Tourism Development Sector & Director of Shared Service, Qatar Tourism


Mrs. Amira Iqbal Al Lawati
Director General for Tourism Development, Ministry of Heritage and Tourism, Oman

Mr. Rakan Algaraawi
Associate International Office Director, Saudi Ministry of Investment, Germany

Mr. Marcus Höfl
CEO MHM Majors GmbH

Dr.Prof Anastasia Kiritsi
Advisory Board member at World Tourism Forum

11:30 h

Networking Break

12:00 h –13:00 h

Panel 7:

Diplomatic Dialogues: “Ambassadors Unveil Visionary Ventures in Arab-German Collaborations”


Dr. Florian Amereller
Founding Partner of Amereller Legal Consultants


Dr. Christoph Ploß

Member of the German Parliament

H.E Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Zahir Al Hinai
Ambassador at Large of the Sultanate of Oman

H.E Khaled Mohamed Galaleldin Abdelhamid
Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt

Dr. Dorothea Schütz
Head of the VD Subdivision Middle East, Africa, Development Policy- Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

H.E.  Wacef Chiha
Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia

Dr. Abdulaziz bin Sager
Chairman of the Gulf Research Center

H.E. Dieter Walter Haller
Managing Director of Haller Consult GmbH


13:00 h-14:00 h

Networking Lunch