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Conference Programme

6 March 2018

7 March 2018

08:00 - 09:00

Delegate Registration and Welcome Coffee

Date:
09:00 - 09:30

OPENING CEREMONY

Date:
09:00 – 09:05 Holy Quran Recitation
09:05 –
09:15
Welcome Address
09:15 –
09:25
The Role of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu in the Kingdom’s Vision 2030
09:25 –
09:30
The Pulse of Change: Ambition and Opportunities

 

09:30 - 10:00

MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

Date:
09:30 – 09:40 Saudi National Industrial Strategy to Boost Economic Growth
09:40 – 09:50 Global Connectivity and Cooperation: China One Belt and One Road Initiative
09:50 – 10:00 China’s Industrial Strategy

10:00 - 10:10

MoUs Signing

Date:
10:10 - 10:20

Sponsors Acknowledgement

Date:
10:20 - 10:40

Official Exhibition Ribbon Cutting and VIP Tour and Networking Coffee Break

Date:
10:50 - 11:50

SESSION 1: DOWNSTREAM INDUSTRIES WITHIN THE NATIONAL STRATEGY CONTEXT

Date:
10:50 - 11:05 Industrial Integration, Products Diversification and Technology Transfer
11:05 - 11:20 Mechanism of Cooperation and the Private Sector’s Key Role in the Business Environment
11:20 - 11:35 Tasnee’s Downstream Complex for Plastic Industries
11:35 - 11:50 Human Resources Development and Industrial Skills Systems

 

11:50 - 12:50

SESSION 2: PARTNERSHIP SHOWCASE: JAZAN CITY FOR PRIMARY AND DOWNSTREAM INDUSTRIES

Date:
11:50 - 12:05 Strategic Partnership Challenges Resulting from International Changes
12:05 - 12:20 Saudi Silk Road Industrial Services Joint Venture
12:20 - 12:35 West Coast Initiative
12:35 - 12:50 Industrial Logistic Solutions

 

13:50 - 15:20

SESSION 3: LOCAL CONTENT DEVELOPMENT & INTEGRATION PROCESSES

Date:
13:50 - 14:05 Bolstering Local Content Development to Support the Kingdom’s Growth
14:05 - 14:20 Military Industries’ Development and how it Supports Saudi Downstream
14:20 - 14:35 Integrated Oil-To-Chemicals Industrial Complex to Strengthen Competitiveness and Industrial Efficiency
14:35 - 14:50 Leveraging Energy Resources for Expanding Local Content Value
14:50 - 15:05 Empowering Localization with Downstream Support industries
15:05 - 15:20 Emerging Saudi Advanced Manufacturing to Consolidate Industries’ Synergy

 

15:20 - 16:05

SESSION 4: SME’S ROLE TO DEVELOP AND SUSTAIN MAJOR PROJECTS IN THE SHORT/MEDIUM TERM IN LINE WITH NATIONAL TRANSFORMATION PROGRAM 2020 AND VISION 2030

Date:
15:20 - 15:35 Enhance Cooperation and Promote Investment Opportunities for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
15:35 - 15:50 Entrepreneurship: Global TOP SMEs, Best Practices and Success Secrets
15:50 - 16:05 Showcase: Success Factors in SMEs Internationalisation Strategy

 

16:05 - 16:30

Networking Coffee Break

Date:
16:30 - 17:15

SESSION 5: FINANCIAL INVESTMENT INCENTIVES/INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT INDUSTRIES DEVELOPMENT

Date:
16:30 - 16:45 Fund of Funds Initiatives to Support Industrial Investment
16:45 - 17:00 Showcase: Saudi China Investment Fund, Joint Efforts for Common Success
17:00 - 17:15 Simplified Process and Attractive Incentive for Local and Foreign Investors

 

17:15 - 17:30

Conference Closing and Speakers Awards

Date:

Speaking Enquires

If you would like to enquire about speaking at Saudi Downstream 2018 or for more information on the conference, please contact:

Hejke Coetzee

Email – hejke@bme-global.com
Tel – 0044 203 328 6520