08:45- 09:30 AM​

Registration and Networking​ 

09:30 - 09:40 AM

​Welcoming Remarks

H.E. Dr. Majid Al-kassabi, Minister of Commerce and Chairman of Saudi E-Commerce Council
Rt Hon Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, Honorary President SBJBC UK, Chair of the Arab British Chamber of Commerce  
Dr. Emad ElDukair, Saudi Co-Chair, SBJBC

09:40 - 09:55 AM

Presentation: Saudi E-Commerce Market Overview

H.E. Dr. Eiman Al-Mutairi, Vice Minister of Commerce and the General Supervisor​ of  E-Commerce Council

Main Topics
    - Overview of e-commerce landscape is KSA and growth opportunities.
    - Review of KSA reforms related to e-commerce.

09:55 - 10:20 AM

Presentation by Inspiration Speaker

Karl Lillrud, an E-Commerce expert with focus in new trends including platforms, payments, and logistics.
Topics: The Future of Retail and Integrated Smart Tech​

10:20 - 10:50 AM

Panel - UK and Saudi E-Commerce market opportunities and trends 

    - Venture capital and financing opportunities for E-Commerce companies in Saudi. 
    - What are the key tech and payment innovations in both markets? 
    - Which sectors have benefited most from the E-Commerce shift? 
    - Support provided to the SMEs 

H.E. Dr. Nabeel Koshak, CEO at Saudi Venture Capital SVC
Ivo Detelinov, General Partner at Oryx, Hambro Perks VC Fund 
Abe Smith, Chief Growth Officer at Paymentology

•      Roxana Mohammadian-Molina, CSO, Blend Network & SBJBC Board Member

10:50 - 11:10 AM

Showcase by a Speaker - Success Stories

Ahmed Y. Bukhamseen, Suhail, Interactive real estate platform
Dr. Ahmad Dehwah, Sadeem, smart city monitoring solutions
Quintin Hicks, Partnerships Director Middle East at What3Words
Will Broome, ​Founder and CEO - Ubamarket


•      Hashim M. S. Alawadi, Investor and board member of various technology and telecom companies, former CEO, Tech Invest Com

11:10 - 11:40 AM

Panel - Key regulatory aspects of E-Commerce
Diane Mullenex, Partner and Head of Global Telecoms Practice, Pinsent Masons
Stewart Room, Head of Technology, Media & Communication at DWF
Dr. Majed Al Shammari, Chief Executive Officer of Data Governance Sector, National Data Management Office, SDAIA

Jennie Gubbins, Deputy Chair of SBJBC UK and Partner in Trowers & Hamlins 

11:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Presentation: The  Logistics Licensing and Setting up in Saudi Arabia

•​      Eng. Loay Mashabi, Deputy Minister for Logistics Services, Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services

12:00 - 12:30 PM

Q&A With The Speakers, The Way Forward

•     Chris Innes-Hopkins, UK Executive Director, Saudi British Joint Business Council

12:30 - 13:30 PM

Lunch, Networking & Visit the Companies Booth

13:30 - 14:30 PM

Breakout Sectorial Sessions (Opportunities & Agreements)
 • Logistics
 • Financing
 • Fintech
 • Health tech
 • Edu Tech
 • Retail
 • others.

14:30 - 16:00 PM

Closing Remarks, Networking & Visit the Companies Booth
​•      H.E. Dr. Majid Al-kassabi, Minister of Commerce and Chairman of Saudi E-Commerce Council