MONTHLY NEWSLETTER October 2019
MEMBER NEWS
PTTEP Selects Halliburton for Well Design Digital Transformation Contract

PTTEP selected Halliburton for joint development of new well design workflow to automate drilling and completion engineering processes.

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Bell and Collins Aerospace join for US Army’s FARA prototype project

Bell teams with Collins Aerospace to deliver a high-performance solution for U.S. Army Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft.

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Mubadala Invests in Leading North American Data Center Business, Cologix

Mubadala to invest up to USD$500 million in Cologix, the network-neutral interconnection and hyperscale edge data center company.

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Jacobs Develops Wireless Portable HD Camera System for NASA

Jacobs and NASA recently achieved a milestone in successfully deploying and using a wireless high-definition camera system for the first time.

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Etihad Airways and Abu Dhabi Airports launch trial of autonomous wheelchairs

Etihad airways together with Abu Dhabi airports becomes first airline and the first airport in the region to trial the use of autonomous wheelchair.

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NASA Awards Lockheed Martin Contract For Six Orion Spacecraft

NASA and Lockheed Martin have finalized a contract for the production and operations of six Orion spacecraft missions.

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US - UAE NEWS
AmCham Abu Dhabi holds 11th Annual Roundtable Summit

Watch the video and check out the photo gallery to see highlights from the 11th Annual Roundtable Summit.

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UAE Elections: The Federal National Council (FNC) winners announced

FNC elections have been successfully conducted across the country & concluded with the declaration of preliminary results of winning candidates.

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Out-of-this-world ideas at Expo 2020 Dubai and for startups

Hazzaa Al Mansoori's entire mission is considered as a new beginning in the UAE's foray into space innovations & technologies.

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UAE announces 50 per cent clean energy target by 2050 at UN

The UAE announced a 50 per cent clean energy target by 2050, more than doubling ongoing moves away from fossil fuel dependence.

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UAE remains preferred location for SMEs: report

The number of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) entering the UAE has grown by 30 per cent over the past decade.

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U.S. Senate confirms John Rakolta as new ambassador to UAE

The US Senate has confirmed Ambassador John Rakolta, Jr. of Michigan as United States Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Women in Business Committee Event | Leadership Mindset - Masterclass with Shereen Mitwalli
October 9, 2019   Anantara Eastern Mangroves
Abu Dhabi Hotel
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Falcon Club and Platinum Members Only Event at the Ess Lounge
October 29, 2019 Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri
Abu Dhabi
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SAVE THE DATE: ADIPEC Kick-Off Breakfast
November 11, 2019 Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri 
Abu Dhabi
 
SAVE THE DATE: AmCham Abu Dhabi and AmCham Dubai 2019 Dubai Airshow Kick-Off Breakfast
November 17, 2019 TBD 
 
SAVE THE DATE: US-UAE Public Affairs Committee Presents Down Home BBQ Event
November 28, 2019 Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
 
SAVE THE DATE: Christmas Season's Strictly Social at the Pearl Lounge
December 10, 2019 Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl
FEATURES
Discovering America's Musical Journey
IMAX Movie Screening: America's Musical Journey
October 22, 2019 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
VOX Cinemas, The Galleria, Al Maryah Island
Register here: https://bit.ly/2LUnHcp
Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi's Oktoberfest
Celebrate Oktoberfest festival with a 6 piece Bavarian live band daily at 6pm while enjoying authentic German dishes, hops, games & more from October 23 - November 2. AmCham Abu Dhabi members receive a special discount rate. Click here for more info.
Oktoberfest at Rosewood Abu Dhabi
For the first time, Rosewood Abu Dhabi will host Oktoberfest. Offering traditional hops along with authentic Bavarian dishes and a live band from Germany lighting up the venue from October 17 to 19. An exclusive 20% discount is extended to AmCham Abu Dhabi members. For inquiries, call 02 813 5520.
Spooktacular Deals
There are no tricks, only treats with these exclusive discounts for AmCham Abu Dhabi Members.
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SUPPORTED EVENTS:
CBC Thanksgiving Brunch
October 11, 2019
Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island
International Franchise Exhibition (IFE)
October 22-23, 2019
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
Akin Gump: The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election
November 4, 2019
Abu Dhabi
World Aviation Safety Summit
December 9-10, 2019
Emirates Towers, Dubai
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