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The Euromoney Qatar Conference Set to Open

Nov 27, 2019 by EuroMoney

Co-Hosted with Qatar Central Bank, the eighth Euromoney Qatar Conference opens on Sunday 8th December at the St. Regis Hotel, Doha.

Keynote speakers include H.E. Mr Ali Shareef Al Emadi, Minister of Finance, H.E. Sheikh Abdulla Bin Saoud Al-Thani, Governor, Qatar Central Bank, and H.E. Mr Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Commerce and Industry.

The Euromoney Conference in Doha will focus on the future of Qatar and its digital transformation to meet the new demands of 21st century business and finance.

Euromoney Conferences, the world’s leading organiser of events for capital markets and investment professionals, returns to Doha, Qatar on 8-9 December 2019 offering an opportunity for companies and governments to connect with financial institutions. The two-day conference will provide a coherent and consistent strategic overview of the opportunities and challenges in Qatar over the coming years, through a series of presentations, interviews and panel discussions.



This year’s Euromoney Qatar Conference will focus on the future of Qatar’s economy and the major milestones expected in 2020. The conference will put Qatar into the context of global geopolitical developments – examining economic nationalism, trade wars and the end of globalisation.

Day two of the event will be opened by H.E. Sheikh Abdulla Bin Saoud Al-Thani, Governor of Qatar Central Bank, and will focus on the future of finance and how technology is impacting banking and investment. Co-hosted by Qatar Central Bank, the annual Euromoney event is the best place to get real time updates on Qatar’s economic and financial future.

Speakers at this year’s conference include Abdulla Mubarak Al-Khalifa, Acting Group Chief Executive Officer, QNB Group, and Joseph Abraham, Group Chief Executive Officer, Commercial Bank.

Renowned economist Roger Bootle, Founder and Chairman of Capital Economics,
will speak on the impact of artificial intelligence on the economy, business and society. And for the first time on the Euromoney stage, The Commercial Bank of Qatar will host futurist and author Brett King.

Victoria Behn, Director, Middle East and Africa, Euromoney Conferences commented: “At this year’s conference our aim is to give participants an insight into the world economy and how to chart it in this contradictory time. The conference agenda addresses the future of Qatar’s economy, the global geopolitical outlook, the digital transformation in Qatar and its Vision 2030, all of which contribute to Qatar’s prosperous and sustainable growth.”

“This event is the essential meeting point for senior government officials, financial institutions, investors, and Qatari companies. It is of the utmost importance for any Qatari business looking to grow and expand in an uncertain and rapidly changing economic environment, both globally and regionally. It is an opportunity to learn about Qatar’s place in the global financial system and new initiatives to enhance it.”

Sponsors of this year’s Euromoney Conference include Senior Lead Sponsor, Qatar National Bank; Lead Sponsors, The Commercial Bank of Qatar and Qatar Islamic Bank; and Co- Sponsor Qatar Development Bank. The conference is also supported by the QFMA.

Those looking to attend the Euromoney Conference can do so by applying for a place through the conference website by visiting:  https://www.euromoneyconferences.com/event/a011t00000Evz2oAAB/the-euromoney-qatar-conference-2019