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Workshop

Pre-conference Workshops: Tuesday – 23 April 2019

08:30 Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments


09:00 Workshop 1: Making the Business VAT Friendly

Workshop Leader

David Stevens

David Stevens

MENA Indirect Tax Leader & UAE Tax Leader, Partner Tax
EY

The workshop focusing on practical issues in implementation of VAT and preparation for the tax year end is aimed at helping the members of the GCC to understand the various practical issues in the implementation of VAT and see how they can be properly equipped and organized.

Workshop Objectives:

• Get clarity on various practical issues that are being faced in the Implementation of the VAT Law in the day to day business.
• Get an understanding of the VAT Law and Executive Regulations relating to accounting for transactions
• Understand the requirements of the VAT Law and the preparedness that is needed for the Tax Year End


13:00 Prayer and Lunch Break

Prayer and Lunch Break


14:00 Workshop 2: Re-evaluating Your Procurement Process

Workshop Leader

Abdullah AlFifi

Abdullah AlFifi

General Director, Spend Optimization
Ministry of Health (KSA)

This interactive program is designed to develop skills in negotiation and to improve the confidence to apply those skills.

Workshop Objectives:

• Developing advanced negotiation skills
• Assessing, managing and mitigating risk
• Category management


17:00 End of Pre-conference Workshops

End of Pre-conference Workshops