ADX hosts the 2018 Conference of The Federation of Asian and European Stock Exchange (FEAS)

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Under the patronage and attendance of H.E. Saif Mohammed Al
Hajeri Chairman of the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Securities Exchange (ADX) is hosting, in collaboration with The Federation of Euro-Asian Stock
Exchanges (FEAS), the conference ConFEAS 2018 entitled ’Augmented Reality of Trading and
Settlement Ecosystems’. The conference will take place in the InterContinental Hotel in Abu
Dhabi from 29 to 30 October 2018.
The conference, which is held for the first time the MENA region, will highlight the regional and
global role of FinTech and digitalization in addressing the issues and challenges facing financial
markets, companies and investors. It will also discuss ways to instigate digital transformations,
develop systems and business models and ways to improve customer experience. A number of
experts in the exchanges and FinTech sector from around the world will speak at the
Rashed Al Blooshi, Chief Executive of ADX, noted how this conference is an integral platform for
networking, exchanging knowledge, sharing experiences and insights on regional and global
developments and innovations in FinTech services. Al Blooshi said: “The conference will allow
participants and attendees to learn more about the latest trends, developments and challenges
of technological innovation and opportunities that support the future of the FinTech services at
local, regional and global levels.”
Chief Executive of ADX added: “More than 300 people are expected to attend the two-day
conference, bringing together leading financial FinTech specialists from the UAE and across the
globe, as well as regulators, investors and innovators involved in financial technology. Through
panel discussions and interactive workshops, this conference will map the future of the region’s
digital economy, and give participants an opportunity to learn about the latest in innovative
FinTech products and solutions.”
Al Blooshi concluded: “ADX, the leading financial market in the region, is committed to the Abu
Dhabi Digital Government initiative and Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 by implementing
effective and sustainable digital transformation that would promote a knowledge-based
economy, support the national economy and sustainable development efforts in the Emirate.”
Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulla Al Nuaimi, Acting CEO of United Arab Bank, said: “Our
participation as a platinum sponsor for ConFEAS 2018 is part of the bank’s efforts to contribute
in enhancing its reputation and its place in the field of digital transformation of banking
services, especially in light of the government’s support for digital transformation in the UAE,
which has become a vital requirement when it comes to offering excellent services to clients
and helping to improve the performance of the bank and its employees.”
Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulla Al Nuaimi, added: “Through our sponsorship and participation in
ConFEAS, we look to enhance and develop our network of relations with business leaders in
financial markets, and to review prospects of cooperation, and exchange opinions on the future
role of stock exchange in international markets, where the global trading system is witnessing
important changes, which includes the increase in the shares of Asian economies in the global
trade. We consider this conference to be an opportunity to exchange views and hold
discussions on this topic.”
From his side, Khaldoon Mohammed Saleh, CEO of Wahat al Zaweya Holding, stated:
We are pleased to participate and support Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) conference as
silver sponsors, which comes for the conference’s importance in sharing knowledge and
expertise in the field of financial technology services, and the opportunity that we have had by
ADX to learn about the latest trends and developments in financial innovation and the future of
the digital economy in the region, as well as the opportunities for the future of the domestic
and global financial services sector.