05 - 07 April, 2020
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE
Jesse Damsky, Chief Commercial Officer at Port of Salalah

Jesse Damsky


Chief Commercial Officer
Port of Salalah

Port Development Middle East Forum Conference Day One: Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019


1:20 PM CROSS INDUSTRY PANEL DISCUSSION: Resolving the capacity hurdle: How are ports boosting trade flow by increasing operational capacity at a lower cost

A conversation with the key industry players on the pre-emptive foresight required to ensure ports run on optimal capacity while ensuring critical infrastructure is protected. Though expansion is a significant focus of global port development plans, is it the prime strategy to enhance trade flow?

  • How important is it for the Middle East to increase their port capacity and what are the best means to achieve that?
  • Overcoming challenges faced while securing trade routes
  • Staying competitive with the market, are you going the extra mile?

Port Development Middle East Forum Conference Day Two: Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019


11:30 AM INDUSTRY PANEL: Commercial & business risk management: Have you hedged your bets?

A panel of industry experts and analysts focus on a set of issues that have a direct impact on ports globally:

  • Putting in place the right strategies to hedge yourself against economic risk
  • Leverage: Ideal financial tool for ports
  • How to secure your trade routes market share
  • China’s belt and road initiative: What does it mean for the Middle East?