Expo 2020 Dubai is gearing up to help shape a post-pandemic world and create a better future for all after its postponement by one year. With the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, Expo 2020 Dubai will offer the world a unique platform to share the lessons, solutions and ideas for a better tomorrow.
Join the Benelux Business Council in collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium, the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Dubai and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Abu Dhabi, and the Embassy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for an update on the plans and programming of the BeNeLux pavilions.
Expo2020 offers a unique platform to grow your business in the UAE and around the world. Belgian, Dutch and Luxembourgish companies interested in taking advantage of the opportunities Expo2020 provides should join!
Speakers for this webinar are Mr. Khalid Sharaf, Director – Expo Business Programme, Ms. Myriam Cops (General Director Belgian Pavilion Expo2020), Mr. Hans Sandee (Consul General for the Netherlands in the UAE and Commissioner General of the Netherlands at Dubai EXPO 2020) and Mr. Loïc Bertoli (Director of Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office and Deputy Commissioner General of Luxembourg at Expo 2020).
The BeNeLux Business Council and HE Lody Embrechts, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Abu Dhabi have the pleasure to invite you to an ADIPEC webinar on Tuesday 10 October at 12.00 PM.
Join us for a discussion with Dr Thomas Pols, Health Manager Middle East & North Africa at Shell who will talk about fostering collaboration between (major) oil & gas companies to create industry guidance on COVID-19 pandemic management and worker welfare strategies to drive positive change in health, wellbeing, safety and business performance. Dr Pols will build on his experiences working as a physician for Shell across the MENA region including Iraq, the UAE and Egypt as well as his work for Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Pakistan and South Sudan prior to joining Shell in 2016. Dr Pols graduated from the University of Amsterdam School of Medicine and holds an MA in Law & Diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University.
Mr Roeland Kollen, Head of Regional Business Development at the Netherlands Embassy, will introduce some examples of online economic diplomacy, including the Netherlands Energy Technology Portal, a new initiative to promote Dutch energy technologies.
Mr Kollen has recently moved to Abu Dhabi, with extensive experience in economic and energy diplomacy after having worked in various diplomatic positions in Qatar, Morocco, Kenya and The Netherlands. Mr Kollen graduated from Utrecht University with a masters degree in international law and criminal law.
Join the Benelux Business Council for a Conversation with our sponsor LeasePlan on Sustainability approach to promote EVs on Monday 19 October at 13:30 PM.
LeasePlan Emirates provides vehicles on operating lease to businesses and individuals in the UAE since 2007. The company is part of Amsterdam-based LeasePlan Group, one of the biggest mobility providers globally with a fleet of over 1.9 million vehicles. Over the past several years LeasePlan has positioned itself as a strong advocate for sustainable transport and electric mobility globally with the goal of achieving net zero emissions from its entire fleet by 2030.
The automotive industry is going through challenging and exciting times with rapidly evolving technology, self-driving cars on the horizon and the shift towards sustainability in the form of Electric and Hydrogen vehicles. In this webinar Ajay Narain, Managing Director of LeasePlan Emirates and Vassil Stamenov, Corporate Strategy Manager will discuss the global trends in sustainable mobility, the rapid transition to electric vehicles in many regions of the world and what are the opportunities and challenges to accelerating the adoption of electric mobility in the UAE.
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