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TradeTech Forum 2024 opening plenary session - watch here

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  • The TradeTech Forum is convening in Abu Dhabi alongside the World Trade Organization's 13th Ministerial Conference.
  • WATCH: The opening plenary session will be streamed here from 6:30 CET (9:30 local) on 27 February.
  • For more, read the World Economic Forum's report on TradeTech here.

The TradeTech Forum, a groundbreaking platform for global innovation in international trade technologies, is gathering this week alongside the World Trade Organization's 13th Ministerial Conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Watch the opening plenary session on this page on the 27 February 2024 at 6:30 CET (9:30 local).

The plenary session will include opening remarks and a panel discussion titled How Do We Boost the TradeTech Ecosystem? Panellists will explore how to boost innovative approaches and collaborative initiatives to streamline inclusive and sustainable global trade powered by technological innovation.

Opening remarks:

Børge Brende, President, World Economic Forum


Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Executive Director, International Trade Centre

José Viñals, Group Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank

Mahmood Al Bastaki, COO of Digital Technologies, DP World

Sonsoles Garcia, Minister of Production, Foreign Trade, Investments and Fisheries, Ecuador

H.E. Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade of United Arab Emirates

Moderated by:

Yasar Jarrar, Professor of Business and Global Society, Hult International Business School

The TradeTech Forum is hosted by the World Economic Forum, the UAE Ministry of Economy and the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development.

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