Tamakkan’s journey: forums, conferences, symposia, seminars, workshops, roundtables, think tanks, dialogues, councils, colloquia, panels, town meetings, performances…
Tamakkan held a promotional event for SelectUSA at the Abu Dhabi Global Market in an event organized by the US Embassy on February 27. The Select USA Summit, which is held annually in June in Washington DC, is one of the US’ most robust FDI programmes brings all of the states into one summit in Washington DC, offering each state an opportunity to present itself to international visitors. The US Embassy team was led by Thomas Bruns, Rachel Duran and George Messiha with SelectUSA speaker Chet Oppenheimer. 2020.
A Smart Cities discovery session exploring innovation and the startup ecosystems led by Sana Bagersh, and organized by the Abu Dhabi Municipality, featuring speakers from New York University AD, Zayed University and the Higher Colleges of Technology. 2019.
Sana Bagersh speaking at Boldtalks about Smarter Cities: Envisioning the Future with people as the central focus of product design and urban planning to create true human-centred nextgen Cities. 2019
Tamakkan, in collaboration with the Embassy of Canada, presented David Allison author of “We Are All the Same Age” and founder of Value Graphics which analyzed 500,000 surveys in 152 languages to glean demographic insights. 2019
Meeting President Kersti Kaljulaid of Estonia, Ambassador Jaan Reinhold of the newly opened mission in the UAE, along with Charlene Rennit and Jack Fitzsimons of Qera, Omar al Hashmi and Mustafa Almusawa Al Hashemi. 2019.
Tamakkan organized a seminar to promote Select USA to business and government officials in the UAE. Presiding over the session were Sharief Fahmy President, AmCham Abu Dhabi who provided introductory remarks. Seth Isenberg Senior analyst from the SelectUSA Office in Washington DC, , Mahmoud Adi, Vice President, Mubadala, Dr Naim Jabbari CEO of X-Cross Investments. The session was moderated by Thomas Bruns, Regional Senior Commercial Counselor for the Gulf. 2019
Tamakkan organized an SME Innovation workshop at the Abu Dhabi Municipality for government and public sector executives. Featured speakers were Sana Bagersh Founder of Tamakkan who also moderated the session, Tiberiu Iacomo Founder of the Improbable Agency, Robyn Brazzil Director of StartAd at New York University AD, Toufic Mansour Managing Director Al Dhary Holding, Jennifer Warren Founder AtlasX Ventures. 2018.
Youth: A Bold New World 2018, a Tamakkan forum hosted at the Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (PSUAD) engaged youth, academia business, government and media to discuss challenges and opportunities. Partners included Emirates Foundation, Sky News Arabia, and Harvard Business Review Arabic. 2018. The forum was presented by Sana Bagersh, Founder of Tamakkan, and Eric Fouache Vice Chancellor of the University Paris Sorbonne AD.
Tamakkan organized the Blockchain conference in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Municipality. The Tamakkan “braintrust,” a specialised discussion led by Sana Bagersh, Founder Tamakkan, focused on outcomes that were presented to policymakers. The session featured Mohammed Mahfoudh Balfaqih, Managing Director of Peninsular Advisory, Rajesh Johnny Co-Founder Oryx Prive Investments, and Hoda al Khzaimi, Director of the Centre of Cybersecurity at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). 2018.
Conference on conservation at Emirates Palace: John Newby, the CEO of Sahara Conservation Fund; Siddick Abdul Kerim Haggar, Minister of Environment and Fisheries in Chad,Dr Shaikha Salem Al Dhaheri, executive director at EAD; and Justin Chuven, unit head at the EAD. Moderated by Sana Bagersh. 2018
Tamakkan presents a workshop by Sean Graham of CreatorUp of California and Sana Bagersh on digital skillbuilding for women-owned online businesses. 2018
Lunch and sharing leadership lessons – Sana Bagersh at the World Economic Forum with IMF head Christine Lagarde, women ministers and business leaders. 2017
Tamakkan and twofour54 present a seminar at BrandMoxie’s office by TV presenter and Confidence Coach, Avneet Kohli on how to stand out from the crowd and make an impact in business and in life. 2017
Tamakkan joins Tempo and AMP (Art, Music and Poetry) to organize an arts extravaganza at twofour54. 2018.