Agile Dynamics in line-up of global FDI conference in Abu Dhabi

06 May 2024 3 min. read

Thousands of leaders and experts are set convene at a global conference in Abu Dhabi in the coming three days to explore economic development and foreign investments, with Agile Dynamics one of the event’s knowledge partners.

Titled ‘Adapting to a Shifting Investment Landscape’, the 2024 edition of the AIM Congress will gather corporate leaders, government officials, policymakers, regional investors, entrepreneurs, academics, and experts to discuss the latest trends and developments in the investment scene.

Held under the patronage of Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed (Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi), the 13th Annual Investment Meeting takes place in Abu Dhabi from 6 - 9 May.

Agile Dynamics on line-up of global FDI conference in Abu Dhabi

The event, with 12,000+ participants from around 170 countries one of the largest annual investment gatherings, will feature keynotes, workshops, panel discussions and dialogue forums, with Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi (UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah) headlining the line-up of speakers.

Agile Dynamics, a management consulting firm with an establish track record in foreign investments, will provide two contributions to the agenda. The workshop ‘Unlocking Opportunities through FDI-as-a-service and RWA Tokenization’ (held today) will inform participants on how they can apply ‘as-a-service’ models to their foreign direct investments portfolio, as well as how they can bring in principles from the blockchain to effectively tokenize real world assets.

“The session is designed to help participants understand how the digital age is transforming foreign direct investments, how FDI-as-a-service is revolutionizing global investment structures, and how tokenization can simplify and accelerate financing for projects for both project owners and financiers. We’ll also be sharing how our own technologies help streamline these areas,” said Paul Lalovich, Managing Partner at Agile Dynamics.

Further reading: Agile Dynamics advises Nigeria's SMDF on tokenization of mining assets.

On the agenda tomorrow, Paul Lalovich will team up with Ema Vukovic (Managing Partner at Agile Dynamics Tech) to share their expertise in a panel discussion led by Professor Henrik Von Scheel. Titled ‘Rethinking Foreign Direct Investments: Global Vision presented by Top Investment Leaders’, the discussion will focus on how traditional ways of investing and financing can be disrupted through innovative approaches including emerging technologies.

“We are delighted that Agile Dynamics will participate in the Annual Investment Meeting in AbuDhabi, the leading investment platform in the Middle East,” said Vukovic. “We are looking forward to discuss investment trends and strategies that can be utilized to maximize the potential of every business.”

AIM 2024 is held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and supported by strategic partners that include the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology and the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development.

The conference takes place against a backdrop of dropping foreign direct investment, with global FDI flows down 7% in 2023 to $1 364 billion, continuing on a declining trend and remaining below pre-pandemic levels for the second consecutive year. The GCC countries however has seen its share of FDI inflow increase in recent years.