MONTHLY NEWSLETTER November 2019
MEMBER NEWS
ExxonMobil renews support for MIT Energy Initiative's low-carbon research

ExxonMobil extended its support of the MIT Energy Initiative’s low-carbon energy research and education mission for another five years.

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Northrop Grumman Set to Launch Delivery Mission  for NASA

Northrop Grumman Corporation is set to launch the company’s AntaresTM rocket carrying its CygnusTM cargo spacecraft for NASA.

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Etihad and Cleveland Clinic to promote Abu Dhabi as a medical travel destination

Etihad Airways and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi have have collaborated to offer integrated medical travel packages.

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New Fragomen Worldwide Immigration Trends Report

The report provides a detailed view of current and emerging immigration trends in Africa, Asia, Europe, North and Latin America, and Middle East.

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Beach Rotana: the 1990s hotel that electrified Abu Dhabi

Established as the first Rotana hotel by Nasser Al Nowais and Selim El Zyr and backed by the hotel’s owner, Sheikh Suroor bin Mohammed.

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Halliburton and Repsol Sign Cloud Data Management Agreement

Halliburton has signed an agreement with Repsol to provide a cloud-based master data management solution for exploration & production activities.

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Etihad Airways and Air Arabia to set up Abu Dhabi's first low-cost airline

Etihad Airways and Air Arabia agreed to jointly set up Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost airline to capitalise on growing demand for budget travel.

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BAE Systems unveils Robotic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle at AUSA

The RTD prototype showcases advanced capabilities and is adaptable for future weapon systems, sensors and other payloads.

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US - UAE NEWS
New US Ambassador John Rakolta Jr. vows to expand US-UAE relations

MoFAIC Assistant Under-Secretary for Protocol Affairs received copies of the credentials of Ambassador John Rakolta.

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Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi unveils one of Middle East's biggest defense groups

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince inaugurated EDGE, a company set to reposition the UAE as a notable global player in advanced technology.

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UAE Central Bank to roll out FinTech office to develop countrywide ecosystem

FinTech is recognised as “a key growth area” for the UAE as the central bank consolidates various departments to manage the sector.

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Clymb: World’s tallest indoor climbing wall is opening in Abu Dhabi this November

Clymb, which houses the world’s tallest indoor climbing wall, is due to open on Abu Dhabi's Yas Island on Friday, November 29.

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'Broad array' of opportunities for US-UAE investments

The UAE and US have discussed potential partnerships as well as cross-border investments in the solar and nuclear energy sectors.

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Abu Dhabi's Mubadala launches new tech fund for startups

Abu Dhabi is doubling down on its push into the technology sector with a $250 million investment to support start-ups from the MENA region.

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World's first artificial intelligence university to open in Abu Dhabi

The UAE is rolling out its biggest effort yet to develop a workforce versed in AI, as the rapidly-advancing technology transforms economies worldwide.

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Emirates SkyCargo launches a new platform to deliver products from US to UAE

Emirates Delivers allows consumers to shop from multiple online retailers in the US and have the goods delivered in the UAE.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Abu Dhabi International Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) Kick-Off Breakfast
November 11, 2019   Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi
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2019 Dubai Airshow Kick-Off Breakfast
November 17, 2019 Dubai South, Master Hall
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Healthcare Committee Presents Malaffi Update with Robert Denson - By Invitation Only
November 19, 2019 Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
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US-UAE Public Affairs Committee Presents Down Home BBQ Event
November 21, 2019 Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
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Joint Business Group Breakfast Seminar with Fragomen and MOHRE
November 25, 2019 InterContinental Abu Dhabi
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Exclusive Festive Season Women in Business Committee Strictly Social - By Invitation Only
November 26, 2019 Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort
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Annual Christmas Season Strictly Social
December 10, 2019 Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl
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FEATURES
Volunteer to Host U.S. Service Members
AmCham Abu Dhabi members will have the opportunity to have U.S. service members join them for Thanksgiving celebrations on Nov. 28. If you wish to participate in this AmCham Abu Dhabi tradition, contact communications@amchamabudhabi.org. 
Call for AmCham Abu Dhabi Steering Committee Members
Join our committee meetings, as we brainstorm ways to shape our community!
If you wish to express your interest in joining any of the above committees, please contact Liz Beneski at
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SUPPORTED EVENTS:
World Aviation Safety Summit
December 9-10, 2019
Emirates Towers, Dubai
Arab Women in Leadership & Business Summit 5th Edition
February 5-6, 2019
Dubai, U.A.E.
Global Aerospace Summit
March 17-19, 2019
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
International Exhibition for National Security & Resilience (ISNR)
March 17-19, 2019
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
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