GLOBAL COTTON SUMMIT BANGLADESH - 2017

Venue: Utshab Hall, Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden

Date: January 27 & 28, 2017


Friday, JANUARY 27, 2017 (Day - 1)

Chief Guest: H.E. Mr. Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, MP, Foreign Minister, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
08:00 am – 10:00 am

Registration & Guests Assemble

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Inaugural Session

10:00 am

Arrival of H.E. Mr. Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, MP, Foreign Minister, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh

10:00 am - 10:05 am

Recitation from the Holy Quran

10:05 am - 10:10 am

Welcome address by Mr. Mohammed Shahidullah, President, Bangladesh Cotton Association

10:10 am - 10:15 am

Opening Remarks by Mr. Tapan Chowdhury, President, BTMA

10:15 am - 10:20 am

Address by Mr. Mirza Salman Ispahani, Vice President, International Cotton Association

10:25 am - 10:30 am

Address by Mr. Joshimuddin, Former Vice President, FBCCI

10:35 am - 10:40 am

Address by Shree Mahesh Sharda, Former President, Indian Cotton Association Limited

10:40 am - 10:45 am

Address by Mr. Abdul Matlub Ahmad, President, FBCCI

10:45 am - 10:55 am

Speech by H.E. Mr. Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, MP, Foreign Minister, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh

11:00 am – 11:30 pm

Tea Break

11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Presentation 01, Speaker from BTMA

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm

Q&A

12:45 pm - 2:30 pm

Jummah Prayer & Lunch

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Presentation 02: Present & Future of Cotton in Bangladesh
Speaker: Dr. Fariduddin, Executive Director, Bangladesh Cotton Board

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Panel Session on Global Cotton Trading for Economic Growth & Linkage for Future, keynote Speaker: Mr. Mirza Salman Ispahani

3:00 pm - 3:25 pm

Individual speech from Panelists

3:25 pm - 3:40 pm

Open Floor Discussion

3:40 pm - 4:40 pm

Panel Discussion

3:40 pm - 4:40 pm

Q&A

4:55 pm - 5:00 pm

Sum up by the moderator

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Tea & Networking

(End of first day)





Saturday, JANUARY 28, 2017 (Day - 2)

Chief Guest: H.E. Mr. Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, MP, Foreign Minister, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
10:00 am - 10:30 am

Presentation 01, Organic Cotton
Speaker: Mr. Fakhrul Islam, Bangladesh Manger, Control Union

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Presentation 02 & 03
Speakers: Mahesh Sharda, Former President, Indian Cotton Association & Mr. Manish Daga, CEO, Cotton Guru Magazine

11:15 am - 1:15 pm

Panel Discussion on Risk Management in Cotton Trading Speaker: Mr. Nazrul Islam, Joint Director, Bangladesh Bank

11:15 am - 11:40 am

Individual speech from Panelists

11:40 am - 11:55 am

Open Floor Discussion

11:55 am - 12:55 pm

Panel Discussion

12:55 pm - 1:10 pm

Q&A

1:10 pm - 1:15 pm

Sum up by the moderator

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Lunch Break & Zuhr Prayer Break

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Panel Session on Import Facilitation & Policy Support, Keynote Speakers: Mr. Ahmedul Karimtagong, Chief Executive Officer, Chittagong Port Authority & Mr. Mahfuzul Haque Shah, Director, Chittagong Chamber of Commerce

2:30 pm - 2:55 pm

Individual speech from Panelists

2:55 pm - 3:05 pm

Open Floor Discussion

3:05 pm - 3:45 pm

Panel Discussion

3:45 pm - 3:55 pm

Q&A

3:55 pm - 4:00 pm

Sum up by the moderator

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Presentation 04 on Future & Opportunities of African Cotton Speakesr: Matthias Knappe, Programme Manager, Cotton, Textiles & Clothing of International Trade Centre, Switzerland
Presentation 05 on African Cotton Scenario Speaker: Mr. Ibrahim Maloum, Delegate, African Cotton Association

4:45 pm – 5:00 pm

Presentation 06
Speaker: Ahmed Hassan Mohamed, Sudan Cotton Compan

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Vote of thanks by Mr. Mehedi Ali, General Secretary BCA, Crest Distribution, Closing Speech by Honorable Minister Mr. Md. Emaz Uddin Pramanik, Ministry of Textile & Jute, Photo Session

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Break

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Cocktail Party & Cultural Show

8:30 pm - onward

Dinner & Cultural Show

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsor

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Registration Fee 600 USD