CFO Conference – March 13-14, 2017 @Dubai World Trade Centre

Berkeley Middle East CFO FORUM is an initiative of Berkeley Middle East which aims at the CFO learning and development; so they can create a difference in the world and contribute towards the society by utilizing their skills with lot of networking and relationship building opportunities.

FINANCIAL INNOVATION, IMPACT AND FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP FOR FUTURE GROWTH

We aim to facilitate connections, provide innovative education, and be a resource for growth to clients and stakeholders. This Berkeley Middle East CFO FORUM focuses on Accounting and Finance Professionals by providing opportunity to learn and share knowledge the power and professional expertise focusing on accounting and financial leadership through technology, innovation and creativity. Latest trends, topics of high importance, innovative ways to optimize accounting and financial solutions. We bridge CFO’s and Leaders from all over the world and build up environment of learning through our signature conference, seminars, one to one learning sessions and training programs designed to optimize the skills and abilities.

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Women CFO Global Leadership Roundtable Conference and Awards – Mar 18, 2023 – Dubai, UAE (Physical in-Person)

WOMEN CFO GLOBAL LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE CONFERENCE AND AWARDS 2023

Saturday - Mar 18, 2023 (9AM - 5PM)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Physical in-Person

We are proud to bring you a Women CFO Global Leadership Roundtable Conference and Awards 2023, a signature event by Berkeley Middle East, a signature gathering of smart leaders, on-topic conversations, and the opportunity to network and learn with best-in-class financial and business leaders. From talent matters to innovation strategies, ESG disclosures to cross-functional teams, hear how CFOs are forceful leaders for their organizations and industries. Today’s CFOs make decisions, convey those decisions with confidence, and manage with certainty, plan the ways the financial market has evolved, including the role of technology, the evolution of shareholders, and hard decisions, manage internal cyber security procedures and external data threats, shape strategies on how to manage with commitment and maintain calm through times of volatility, bearing the impact of strategic financial decisions.

Slowing growth, persistently high inflation, scarce, expensive talent, and global supply constraints continue to add pressure and drive volatility for CFOs and finance executives.

Gain the blueprint for driving profitable growth decisions and leading successful digital transformation to reduce friction, increase speed and flexibility, and drive predictive insights for the business.

We are excited to develop women CFO to lead the global financial world.

PREMIUM BREAKOUTS

FOCUS ON CFO DEVELOPMENT

Identify appropriate metrics for the CFO’s performance evaluation – resources &value additions alone or authenticity and how to grow into the future. Discuss challenges facing CFO’s as it supports ways to overcome.

CFO INNOVATION

Identify solutions for CFO based on innovations that will support success as entrepreneurs.

CREATING CFO OPPORTUNITIES

We bring opportunities in the market for CFO to give them business ideas and practical business plans required to get success.

CFO TRAINING, CONSULTING AND ADVISORY

Recognize CFO skills, identify area of improvements, learning opportunities to provide Women with comprehensive solutions.

FINANCE TECHNOLOGY ROADMAP

Learn how to create a cohesive and tailored technology roadmap across the finance function based on latest market innovations.

FINANCE ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE

Design a future finance operating model that supports growth and innovation.

CFO DIALOGUE AND CONNECTIVITY

Facilitate dialogue between technology innovators, Consultants and regulators to unlock the keys to widespread adoption. Facilitate a two-way interaction to map out future needs and areas where technology has yet to offer a solution.

BUSINESS PROCESS OUTSOURCING

Facilitate dialogue between technology innovators, Consultants and regulators to unlock the keys to widespread adoption. Facilitate a two-way interaction to map out future needs and areas where technology has yet to offer a solution.

AUTONOMOUS FINANCE

CFOs will learn how to advance digital leadership to prepare for the future of the finance function where data and technology support real-time decision making.

DATA AND ANALYTICS

Discover the latest tools, techniques and technology innovations to unlock more value from data and analytics.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Utilize AI to unlock more value from finance data and processes.

DIGITAL GROWTH

Uncover how technology and digital will impact organizations going forward and how to align strategic growth goals to meet the board’s expectations.

TOPICS YOU WANT TO HEAR ABOUT, ISSUES AND CHALLENGES, & UNFORGETTABLE TAKEAWAYS.

This is an initiative of Berkeley Middle East which aims at the CFO learning and development; so they can create a difference in the world and contribute towards the society by utilizing their skills with lot of networking and relationship building opportunities.

Keynotes

Our keynotes will provide you access to the most impactful and powerful thought leaders on the program. Hear from high-profile thought leaders and Business Executives as they cover key business trends that are driving the future of work.

Breakfast Briefings

Our breakfast briefings are sessions which give you a chance to get a deeper perspective on a topic and also get the chance to get into debate on the topic. We’ve designed them to provide the chance for open and frank discussions about the current trends and challenges impacting the profession whilst enjoying delicious food in the company of industry colleagues.

Workshops

Choose from workshops; Transform which are carefully designed to provide tangible takeaways and practical toolkits that deliver value and impact in the post-pandemic world.

CoLabs

Our CoLabs focus on a key business challenge. You will be guided through the process in small peer groups using design thinking or agile learning methods. Get to the heart of the issue and develop deeper insights, reach conclusions and formulate recommendations for the future. Our CoLabs give you tangible takeaways to be able to implement immediately into your organisation.

Lightning Talks

Illuminate us but make it quick! True to its name a lightning talk is a very short presentation on a current topic in a quick, insightful and clear manner.

Thought Exchange Roundtables

Sharing experiences and knowledge are key elements. These roundtable discussions with small groups of peers give you the chance to share perspectives on hot topics and key challenges facing the profession. Have your say on the topics you want to discuss on the day!

InFocus Panels

Our expert panel made up of business thought leaders and executives will share their insights and pioneering research around the future of women. This interactive session looks beyond re-imaging how things are and towards innovating the endless possibilities of what they could be.

Exclusive Masterclass

A masterclass is a means to present a real-world account on a particular topic, situation or event. Led by a speaker with expert knowledge or skills in a particular area these sessions often provide best-practice advice or insight into new or innovative solutions that are forging new paths.

Awards, Certificates & Digital Badges

An exclusive, glamorous affair, where the winner will be recognised for their outstanding contributions.

ROUNDTABLE PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Panel 1: Financial Reporting on ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) – ESG Disclosure Rules for Public & Private Companies
Panel 2: FinTech Impact & Future
Panel 3: CFO Digital Transformation – Insights
Panel 4: Robotics CFO with Artificial Intelligence – Perspectives
Panel 5: CFO Development & Succession Planning – Effective Traits for CFO
Panel 6: CFO – Regulatory Responsibility & Accountability
Panel 7: Future of CFO
Panel 8: Distinguish between possible or not possible – Financing Innovation
Panel 9: Different thinkings on Capital Raising and M&A
Panel 10: Innovation strategies in times of looming recessions

EVENT BY

HOSTED BY

WE CORDIALLY INVITE YOU TO JOIN US FOR THE CONFERENCE & AWARDS

Musa Shaikh

  • Group CEO – Berkeley Middle East Holding
  • Founding Director Berkeleyme & MS Voice of Global Women
  • CEO – The Investors Club
  • Dean- Berkeley School of Management Sciences

H.E. Salma Al Qubaisi

  • President Al Qubaisi Holding Abu Dhabi
  • Berkeleyme & MS Voice of Global Women President- Abu Dhabi
  • Board Member- The Investors Club
  • IT Planning & Strategy at ADNOC Logistics & Service

Mirza Farrukh Baig

  • Co-Founder – Vigzo Media
  • Managing Director – Lynchpin Consulting
  • Director – Lynchpin Training

Imran Zamir Sheikh

  • Founding Partner – Imran Zamir Financing Brokers
  • Partner – H.Y.K. & Co, Chartered Accountants

H.E. Aarefa Al Falahi

  • Board Member, RAK Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member of RAK Insurance Company
  • Board Member of Emirates Sports & Cultrual club
  • Member of Board of RAK SME Association
  • Chairman, RAK Chamber of Commerce Exhibition Committee​

Khulood Shaban

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Berkeley Middle East Holding

REGISTERED SPEAKERS

Host:

Musa Shaikh

  • Group CEO – Berkeley Middle East Holding
  • Founding Director Berkeleyme & MS Voice of Global Women
  • CEO – The Investors Club
  • Dean- Berkeley School of Management Sciences
Co-Host:

H.E. Salma Al Qubaisi

  • President Al Qubaisi Holding Abu Dhabi
  • Berkeleyme & MS Voice of Global Women President- Abu Dhabi
  • Board Member- The Investors Club
  • IT Planning & Strategy at ADNOC Logistics & Service
Speaker:

H.E. Aarefa Al Falahi

  • Board Member, RAK Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member of RAK Insurance Company
  • Board Member of Emirates Sports & Cultrual club
  • Member of Board of RAK SME Association
  • Chairman, RAK Chamber of Commerce Exhibition Committee​

REGISTER AS SPEAKER

WHY PARTICIPATE IN THE AWARDS?

We acknowledge the dynamic individual’s who has made outstanding contribution to nation as well as to business community over the past year. We seek to appreciate the invaluable individuals who work in such high-pressure positions and deliver the best value, and make it prominent how you give benefit of your enterprise. To assist us in our search for the top minds, we invite you to make your voice heard via a nomination, so we can showcase those who strive to promote the growth and deserve to be commended.

RECOGNISE & MOTIVATE YOUR TEAMS

  • Entering the Awards is a way to thank and honour valued employees and to show you care about the future of women development.
  • Your award application helps reflect on the achievements, challenges and areas of improvement which is vital for any developing business.
  • Being nominated, shortlisted or winning an award can help boost staff morale and improve motivation.

CELEBRATE IN STYLE

  • The awards are an excellent opportunity to network virtually with hundreds of professionals, showcase your work and learn from others.
  • Celebrate all the hard work and successes of the industry with awards.

AWARD TITLES

  • Chief Financial Officer of the Year
  • Financial Professional of the Year
  • CFO of the Year | Lifetime Achievement
  • CFO Innovator of the Year
  • Excellence in Business CFO of the Year
  • The Most Active CFO Entrepreneur
  • The Most Influential CFO Entrepreneur
  • The Most Supportive CFO Entrepreneur
  • The Most Networked CFO Entrepreneur
  • The Most Creative CFO Entrepreneur
  • The Most successful CFO Entrepreneur in her industry (Multiple Awards)
  • The Biggest Achiever CFO Entrepreneur
  • The Most Engaging CFO Entrepreneur
  • The most Empowering CFO Entrepreneur
  • The Most Inspiring CFO Entrepreneur

APPLY FOR AN AWARD

As Berkeleyme Investors Club, caters to VIP level professionals, as a partner for the event, you have the opportunity to take advantage of the boutique, lounge style exhibition set up.

WHY EXHIBIT?

Generate new business

you can meet new customers and develop relationships with existing clients to further business opportunities in the region.

Increase brand exposure

you will get significant digital and printed brand exposure before, during, and after the event through our year-round marketing activities.

Network with industry leaders & potential buyers

Connect with potential clients and partners – dealers and distributors.

Stay up-to-date & competitive

Use the opportunity to stay current with the industry’s latest trends, and advancements and keep ahead of your competition.

Launch new products & services

The largest transport and mobility business platform and a perfect avenue for you to showcase your latest products and services to an engaged audience that is looking for new business opportunities.

Understand your product in the market

Many exhibitors benefit from the product and market testing that they carry out while exhibiting to gain general and industry opinion about their offerings.

WHAT OUR EXHIBITORS SAY ABOUT US

90%

Attendees said attending our events was beneficial to their job as a result of the knowledge and networking at the event.

85%

Exhibitors stated that event helped them to establish new business contacts.

95%

Attendees said that event is run in a sustainable and responsible way by adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Please submit the form with your details to attend the event. We will send the invitation with QR code for the attendees.
For Attendees & Visitors: “Entrance is strictly by invitation only”

REGISTER AS DELEGATE

EVENT TEAM

Imthiyas Hameed

Operations Manager

Khulood Shaban

CEO

Alifiya Bohra

Director – Business Development

Maria Malykh

Director – Business Development

Madhuri Somani

Assistant Operations Manager

Office: Berkeley Middle East, 26th floor, Sheikh Rashid Tower, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Mobile/ Whatsapp: +971 (0) 55 200 5756

Email: club@berkeleyme.com