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Global Trade and Infrastructure Summit (GTIS)

Fostering Connectivity, Propelling Growth

In a world where global economic landscapes are continuously evolving, the Global Trade and Infrastructure Summit (GTIS) emerges as a pivotal event, dedicated to addressing the complexities of global trade dynamics and the crucial role of infrastructure in the seamless movement of goods and people. GTIS offers a platform for discussing strategies, challenges, and innovations in international trade and infrastructure across developed and emerging economies. It aims to foster dialogue, knowledge exchange, and collaborative growth, showcasing visionary ideas and best practices that enhance global connectivity. GTIS invites influential figures worldwide to contribute diverse perspectives and shape the future of global trade and infrastructure.

GTIS is an essential gathering for those committed to shaping the future of global trade and infrastructure. It's a platform where transformative ideas emerge, partnerships are forged, and innovative solutions are unveiled.

Join us at the Global Trade and Infrastructure Summit to be at the forefront of building a more connected and prosperous global economy.


10:00 – 11:00 | Registration and networking
11:00 – 11:10 | Welcome address by conference chairman


11:10 – 11:20

Keynote address: The UAE's vision for sustainable and smart infrastructure

- Implementing green building standards to reduce environmental impact
- Integrating renewable energy sources into infrastructure projects
- Developing smart city technologies for enhanced urban living
- Fostering public-private partnerships for innovative infrastructure solutions
11:20 – 11:30

Keynote address: Enhancing global connectivity: the UAE's role in shaping the future of international trade

- Facilitating seamless trade routes to boost international connectivity
- Investing in state-of-the-art infrastructure to support global trade
- Promoting innovative trade policies to enhance market access
11:30 – 11:45

Keynote address: Exploring how to navigate challenges and seize opportunity in the 21st century global trade
- Addressing global trade dynamics by analyzing current economic, political, and technological trends
- Implementing effective negotiation strategies to balance national and global economic interests
- Overcoming trade barriers and disruptions through adaptive and resilient approaches
- Promoting sustainable and inclusive trade by integrating environmental and social goals into trade practices
11:45 – 12:05

Keynote Presentation: Examining the impact of public-private partnerships (PPP) on advancing infrastructure development
- Demonstrating successful PPP models in infrastructure projects
- Highlighting financial benefits of leveraging public and private investments
- Discussing risk management strategies in public-private collaborations
- Exploring future opportunities for expanding PPP initiatives globally
12:05 – 12:50

Panel Discussion: Exploring cutting-edge approaches to financing infrastructure development in a connected world
- Utilizing innovative financing models to support sustainable infrastructure projects
- Implementing digital technologies to streamline infrastructure financing processes
- Developing risk mitigation strategies to enhance investor confidence
- Promoting international collaboration to address global infrastructure needs
12:50 – 13:05

Presentation: Revolutionizing trade and infrastructure with advanced technologies
- Utilizing blockchain technology to enhance transparency and security in trade
- Integrating IoT devices for real-time monitoring and management of infrastructure
- Advancing predictive analytics to improve infrastructure maintenance and efficiency
13:05 – 13:25

Presentation: Leveraging artificial intelligent and machine learning for enhanced trade efficiency
- Implementing AI algorithms to optimize supply chain management
- Enhancing trade forecasting with machine learning models
- Automating routine tasks to increase operational efficiency
- Predicting market trends through advanced AI and ML techniques
13:25 – 14:10

Panel Discussion: Exploring the impact of IoT and digital twins on infrastructure development
- Utilizing IoT for real-time monitoring and management of infrastructure projects
- Implementing digital twin technology to simulate and optimize infrastructure performance
- Enhancing predictive maintenance through advanced data analytics and IoT
- Improving project planning and execution with integrated digital solutions
14:10 – 14:25

Presentation: Green infrastructure: pioneering sustainable practices for a resilient future
- Implementing renewable energy solutions to power sustainable infrastructure projects
- Utilizing eco-friendly materials to reduce environmental impact in construction
- Developing resilient infrastructure to withstand climate change effects
- Advocating for policy frameworks that support sustainable infrastructure development
14:25 – 14:45

Presentation: Analyzing the impact of sustainable infrastructure investment in the future of green trade
- Evaluating financial returns on investments in sustainable infrastructure projects
- Exploring the role of renewable energy in supporting green trade initiatives
- Assessing long-term economic benefits of sustainable infrastructure development
- Highlighting successful case studies of sustainable infrastructure projects impacting global trade
14:45 – 15:30

Panel Discussion: Building resilient supply chains through sustainable practices
- Implementing circular economy principles to enhance supply chain resilience
- Adopting sustainable sourcing practices to minimize environmental impact
- Fostering collaboration between stakeholders to drive sustainable supply chain initiatives
- Enhancing transparency and traceability through blockchain and IoT technologies


15:30 – 15:45

Presentation: Navigating the complexities of global trade regulations: strategies for compliance and growth

- Identifying key regulatory challenges in international trade
- Implementing best practices for compliance with global trade regulations
- Developing strategic partnerships to navigate complex trade environments
- Exploring policy frameworks that facilitate growth while ensuring compliance
15:45 – 16:05

Presentation: Exploring innovative solutions and technologies for ensuring global trade compliance
- Implementing advanced analytics to monitor and ensure trade compliance
- Developing integrated compliance platforms for streamlined global operations
- Adopting real-time monitoring tools to stay updated with regulatory changes
16:05 – 16:50

Panel Discussion: Examining the evolving trade policies in the digital economy
- Analyzing current trade policies affecting the digital economy and their global impact
- Identifying regulatory challenges in cross-border digital trade
- Exploring strategies for harmonizing digital trade regulations across different jurisdictions
- Enhancing international cooperation to support fair and inclusive digital trade practices
16:50 – 17:00 | Closing remarks by the conference chairman
17:00 | Networking, and end of day one
10:00 – 10:30 | Registration and networking
10:30 – 10:45 | Welcome address by conference chairman


10:45 – 11:30

Panel Discussion: Advancing global connectivity through innovative approaches in transport and mobility infrastructure
- Integrating multimodal transport networks for seamless connectivity
- Developing high-speed rail and transit solutions to reduce travel time
- Promoting sustainable and eco-friendly mobility options
- Enhancing cross-border transport efficiency through advanced logistics solutions
11:30 – 11:45

Presentation: Transforming global connectivity through cutting-edge innovations in high-speed rail and intelligent transportation systems
- Implementing high-speed rail networks to enhance global connectivity
- Utilizing intelligent transportation systems for efficient and reliable transit
- Integrating sustainable practices in the development of transportation infrastructure
- Addressing challenges and opportunities in the deployment of innovative transport solutions
11:45 – 12:05

Presentation: Building resilient transport networks with predictive maintenance solutions
- Implementing predictive maintenance technologies to enhance transport network reliability
- Utilizing data analytics for real-time monitoring and early fault detection
- Reducing downtime and maintenance costs through proactive maintenance strategies
12:05 – 12:30

Fireside Chat: Fortifying the digital frontier: cyber strategies for digital trade and infrastructure
- Implementing comprehensive cybersecurity frameworks to protect digital trade and infrastructure
- Utilizing advanced threat detection technologies to identify and mitigate cyber risks
- Collaborating globally to establish unified cybersecurity standards and practices
12:30 – 12:50

Presentation: The role of advanced cybersecurity solutions towards building resilient cyber defenses
- Implementing state-of-the-art cybersecurity technologies to protect critical infrastructure
- Enhancing network security with comprehensive, multi-layered defense strategies
- Conducting continuous monitoring and risk assessments to identify vulnerabilities
- Strengthening incident response capabilities through advanced cybersecurity solutions
12:50 – 13:35

Panel Discussion: Analyzing the emerging threats and strategic responses in cybersecurity for trade and infrastructure
- Identifying emerging cybersecurity threats specific to global trade and infrastructure
- Implementing robust defense mechanisms to protect critical infrastructure from cyber attacks
- Enhancing incident response strategies to mitigate the impact of security breaches quickly
- Collaborating across sectors to develop comprehensive cybersecurity policies and practices
13:35 – 13:50

Presentation: The Role of AI and Automation in transforming urban logistics
- Utilizing predictive algorithms for accurate demand forecasting and inventory management
- Enhancing last-mile delivery through autonomous vehicles and robotics
- Integrating sustainable practices to minimize environmental impact in urban trade
- Fostering collaboration between stakeholders to build sustainable urban logistics networks
13:50 – 14:10

Presentation: Transforming urban trade: the role of smart logistics solutions in sustainable cities
- Implementing AI and automation to streamline urban logistics operations
- Utilizing data analytics to optimize delivery routes and reduce congestion
- Integrating smart logistics solutions to improve urban mobility and reduce congestion
- Enhancing efficiency and reliability through smart logistics technologies.
14:10 – 14:55

Panel Discussion: Innovative urban trade and logistics solutions: overcoming challenges in congestion, delivery, and sustainability
- Implementing smart logistics solutions to reduce urban congestion and improve delivery efficiency.
- Integrating sustainable practices into urban trade and logistics to reduce environmental impact
- Enhancing collaboration between public and private sectors to address urban logistics challenges
- Adopting advanced technology solutions such as autonomous vehicles and IoT to improve urban trade logistics
14:55 – 15:10

Presentation: Data-driven infrastructure development: enhancing project efficiency and outcomes
- Utilizing big data analytics to optimize infrastructure project planning and execution
- Implementing predictive modeling for better resource allocation and risk management
- Enhancing decision-making with real-time data insights and advanced analytics
15:10 – 15:30

Presentation: Harnessing big data for smart infrastructure solutions
- Implementing IoT solutions for real-time monitoring and management of infrastructure assets
- Leveraging cloud computing to store, process, and analyze large datasets efficiently
- Enhancing decision-making with data-driven insights for sustainable infrastructure development
15:30 – 16:15

Panel Discussion: Exploring the role of data analytics for sustainable and efficient trade infrastructure
- Utilizing big data analytics to optimize trade infrastructure planning and operations
- Enhancing sustainability by leveraging data to identify and reduce environmental impacts
- Implementing predictive analytics for proactive maintenance and resource management
- Adopting technology solutions such as AI and IoT to enhance the efficiency of trade infrastructure
16:15 – 16:30 | Closing remarks by the conference chairman
16:30 | Networking lunch, and end of day one

Who should speak


Government Officials and Policy Makers:

  • Heads of state, ministers, and senior officials from ministries of trade, transport, and infrastructure globally.
  • Representatives from international trade and infrastructure bodies.

Global Industry Leaders:

  • CEOs and executives from multinational corporations in logistics, transportation, and infrastructure development.

Infrastructure and Trade Experts:

  • Specialists in trade agreements, infrastructure financing, and development.
  • Academics and researchers focusing on global trade, economics, and infrastructure.

Sustainability Advocates:

  • Voices from environmental agencies and sustainability-focused organizations, discussing green logistics practices and sustainable trade solutions.

An Exclusive Invite Only to:

Executives and business leaders seeking insights into global trade trends and infrastructure opportunities.

Government representatives aiming to align national policies with global trade dynamics and infrastructure development.

Professionals from the logistics, transportation, and infrastructure sectors looking to adopt best practices and forge new partnerships.

Individuals and institutions interested in investment opportunities within the global trade and infrastructure sectors.

Why be a part of GTIS

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  1. Strategic Global Insights:
    Gain in-depth knowledge from global leaders about the evolving trade policies, infrastructure projects, and market trends.
  2. High-Level Networking:
    Connect with government officials, industry leaders, and policy-makers, facilitating impactful conversations and potential partnerships.
  3. Policy Impact and Clarity:
    Receive first-hand information on regulatory changes, infrastructure initiatives, and trade agreements shaping global markets.
  4. Innovative Solutions Showcase:
    Explore cutting-edge infrastructure projects, technological advancements, and sustainable practices revolutionizing global trade and mobility.
  5. Driving Global Trade and Mobility:
    Contribute to shaping the future of global trade and infrastructure, ensuring a more integrated, efficient, and sustainable global economy.

Interested in Speaking? Get in touch with our team

Jumana Mashraqui

Senior Content Producer


Gbadebo Anifowoshe

Content Producer Lead

Gbadebo Anifowoshe