AUVSI Xpontential 2020

AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2020 is the global stage for everything unmanned — from state-of-the-art propulsion technology, sensors, energy storage and UAS mitigation solutions to what’s coming over the horizon in AI, 5G, edge computing and more.

As the largest, most significant event for the unmanned systems industry, you’ll find your edge as you explore the latest technology innovations, develop new perspectives as you hear from industry luminaries, and cultivate creativity at special networking events where you will meet some of the most influential leaders in the unmanned and autonomous space.

At the world’s largest event for unmanned and autonomous systems, you’ll find your momentum, that something extra that gives you a competitive edge – your X factor.

Only AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2020 allows you to get up close to groundbreaking innovation, immerse yourself in new ideas, gain a new perspective and experience everything you need to elevate your business.

Explore today’s proven capabilities and tomorrow’s advancements through hands-on exhibits and interactive demos from 700+ manufacturers and service providers.

Join 8,500+ technologists, regulators and users spanning many domains and business sectors, and together, we will learn how to leverage unmanned systems to build smarter cities, expand business capabilities, capitalize on efficiencies, and ultimately, make a difference today, tomorrow and in the future.

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05 - 07 May 2020


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Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Boston, USA
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She also served 5 years on the Scottish Science Advisory Council (SSAC), advising the Scottish Government on science related policies and legislation.

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In the early 1990s, in response to the ‘ozone crisis’, whilst at I.C. I. Polyurethanes (Belgium), Angela successfully commercialised a novel CFC-free and recyclable product for the sofa and mattress industries, branded as ‘Waterlily – comfort cushioning’.

In 1999 she launched the Iomega Zip drive across Europe achieving $600m revenue in 2 years, and went on to lead the commercial expansion of independent internet service and data warehousing provider, PSINet Europe.

She is a Global Scot, having lived and worked in Paris, Brussels, Geneva and Freiberg, Germany for over 20 years, and has served on the Board of SIE (Scottish Institute for Enterprise) for 12 years

Dear AHK Members and Friends,

The German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK)  in cooperation with SCHLÜTER GRAF Legal Consultants cordially invite you to the Joint Seminar:

“Localisation & Local Content in the UAE”

Date: Wednesday, 30th October 2019

9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
(Registration & Networking starts at 8:30AM)

Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island

For further information: Tel.: +971 4 431 3060

Localisation programs have a long tradition in the UAE. While the defense industry has typically used so-called “offset” or Industrial Cooperation programs; ADNOC has launched an In-Country Value (ICV) program, which was followed by the Abu Dhabi Value (ADV) program soft-launched by the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Abu Dhabi. Offset and ICV/ADV programs are procurement-driven and require a reciprocal economic contribution to the UAE, of a designated percentage of the value of the contract awarded. Foreign defense companies are granted offset credits under the Tawazun program in exchange for meeting their localisation commitments. Under the ICV/ADV programs, suppliers are granted a localisation score based on their local “footprint”.


  1. Registration & Networking
  2. Welcome Address
    Oliver Oehms, CEO, German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK)
  3. Legal Insights on
    – ADNOC’s In-Country Value Program (ICV);
    – Department of Economic Development’s Abu Dhabi Value Program (ADV); and
    – Tawazun Economic Council’s Economic Program

    Dr. Constantin Frank-Fahle, LL.M., Senior Lawyer, SCHLÜTER GRAF Legal Consultants
  4. Localisation Programs in the UAE – Update on the Programs’ Status
    Dr. Tom Deeb, T&M Associates
  5. Finding and Implementing a Unified Localisation Strategy in the GCC
    Michael Hackenbruch, Senior Manager Commercial, McDermott (tbc)
  6. Offset and Synergies with ICV/ADV
    Kim Schofield, Managing Partner, O2K Limited
  7. Panel Discussion:
    How can the defense and oil & gas industries collaborate to satisfy their localisation/offset requirements? Synergies between the industries and opportunities to leverage.
    – Doug McEwan, Director of Marketing and Contracts – Middle East and Asia, Borr Drilling Management DMCC
    – Helmut Reichelt, Head of Diehl Defence Representative Office Abu Dhabi
    Moderation: Oliver Oehms, CEO, German Emirati Joint Council for Industry and Commerce (AHK)
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June 13 2019

AmCham Abu Dhabi Announces Newly Elected 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. – AmCham Abu Dhabi held its 2019 Annual General Meeting at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers on June 12, where the members of the 2019-2020 Board of Directors were elected and the new amendments to the Constitution were announced. On July 1, 2019 the following individuals will assume roles as Board Officers and Members-at-Large for a one year term that will expire June 30, 2020.

Board Officers:
  • Chairman: Jay Huston, General Manager, Orbital ATK Middle East L.L.C., Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems, Defense Systems Group
  • Vice Chairman: Alan L. Davis, Chief Executive, Raytheon Emirates Ltd.
  • Treasurer: Frank Conway, Senior Advisor, Mubadala Investment Company
  • Secretary: Charles Laubach, Partner, Afridi & Angel

    Members-at-Large (alphabetical order):

  • Steve Abdenour, Chief Operating Officer, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
  • Nasser Al Osaiba, Managing Partner, Abu Dhabi Global Advocacy and Legal Counsel
  • Elissar Farah Antonios, Chief Executive Officer, Cluster Head for Levant & Iraq, Citibank – U.A.E.
  • Leslie Bellas, Consultant – Environmental Programs, RTI International
  • Yvette L. Campbell, Institutional Advancement Director, American Community School of Abu Dhabi
  • Rula Dajani, Country Director, AMIDEAST U.A.E. Michael Dishman, Senior Managing Director, Middle East, Africa and South Asia, Oshkosh Defense
  • Mike Hanlin, F-16 Program Manager – Middle East & North Africa, Lockheed Martin Global Inc.
  • Christian Lenoble, President & U.A.E. Lead Country Manager, Exxon (Al Khalij) Inc.
  • Kim Schofield, Managing Partner, O2K Ltd.
  • Dareen Zoughbi, Senior Director, Eastern Growth Markets, GE Healthcare, General Electric

The Annual General Meeting was kicked off with opening remarks by Executive Director Liz Beneski. Chairman Sharief Fahmy provided the Call to Order and an overview of AmCham Abu Dhabi. Following his remarks, Board Committee Chairs reported on their accomplishments over the last 12 months. The committees included Finance, Programs, Women in Business, Roundtables, U.S. – U.A.E. Public Affairs, Legal Affairs, Membership and Arts, Culture & Education. In addition, the 2019 Membership Directory was unveiled.

Sharief Fahmy, AmCham Abu Dhabi Chairman 2016 – 2019

Sharief Fahmy, on behalf of the 2018-2019 Board of Directors, acknowledged AmCham Abu Dhabi’s Falcon Club and Platinum Members, for their significant contributions to AmCham Abu Dhabi. In addition, the Board of Directors expressed their appreciation to Dr. Qaiser Anis and the Nominating Committee Members Josh Dobbs and Hana Al Kathib for their work putting together a slate of outstanding candidates. Furthermore, they extended their gratitude to Platinum Member Alliott Hadi Shahid Chartered Accountants who verified all votes and to all the Members of AmCham Abu Dhabi who participated in the 2019-2020 Board elections and attended the Annual General Meeting.

From Left to Right: Dareen Zoughbi, Senior Director, Eastern Growth Markets, GE Healthcare, General Electric; Christian Lenoble, President & U.A.E. Lead Country Manager, Exxon (Al Khalij) Inc.; Mike Hanlin, F-16 Program Manager – Middle East & North Africa, Lockheed Martin Global Inc.; Rula Dajani, Country Director, AMIDEAST U.A.E.; Nasser Al Osaiba, Managing Partner, Abu Dhabi Global Advocacy and Legal Counsel; Frank Conway, Senior Advisor, Mubadala Investment Company; Jay Huston, General Manager, Orbital ATK Middle East L.L.C., Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems, Defense Systems Group; Alan L. Davis, Chief Executive, Raytheon Emirates Ltd.; Elissar Farah Antonios, Chief Executive Officer, Cluster Head for Levant & Iraq, Citibank – U.A.E.; Leslie Bellas, Consultant – Environmental Programs, RTI International; Yvette L. Campbell, Institutional Advancement Director, American Community School of Abu Dhabi and Michael Dishman, Senior Managing Director, Middle East, Africa and South Asia, Oshkosh Defense.