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TradeTech Forum 2024 outlook session and closing remarks - watch live

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  • The TradeTech Forum is convening in Abu Dhabi alongside the World Trade Organization's 13th Ministerial Conference.
  • WATCH LIVE: The closing plenary session will be streamed here from 14:15 CET (17:15 local) on 27 February.
  • For more, watch the Forum's opening plenary session here and another panel discussion on trade policy 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 (MC13) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The closing plenary session includes a live panel discussion, titled TradeTech Forum Insights & Outlook, and the Forum's closing remarks. Watch the session on this page on 27 February 2024 at 14:15 CET (17:15 local).

In the panel discussion, participants will explore how to foster TradeTech entrepreneurship and evaluate the state of trade cooperation. Moreover the session will explore what goals the TradeTech community should focus on next and how best to achieve them.


Valerie Picard, Head of Trade, International Chamber of Commerce

Jonathan Wright, Global Head, Cognitive Process Re-engineering, IBM

Bill Deng, Chief Executive Officer, XTransfer Limited

Frank Matsaert, Global Lead, Trade and Infrastructure, Tony Blair Institute

Moderated by:

Sean Doherty, Head, International Trade and Investment, World Economic Forum

Closing remarks:

Juma Mohammed Al Kait, Assistant Undersecretary of International Trade Affairs, Ministry of Economy, United Arab Emirates

Børge Brende, President, World Economic Forum

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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