Planet Lebanon 2017

 Phoenicia Hotel- Beirut – Lebanon

 Under the patronage of H.E the President of the Council of Ministers

His Excellency Mr. Saad Hariri


8h00-9h30 Registration of Conference participants & morning refreshments

9h30-10h00 Opening Ceremony.

MC Yazbeck Wehbe.

9h30-9h40 Opening remarks of Dr. Nassib FAWAZ, President of the LIBC.

9h40-9h45 Dr. Philip Salem, President Oncology Center, Houston, Texas

9h45-9h50 Introduction of Eng. Ghayath El Rifai, the General Executive Secretary of LIBC

9h50 Special Address of H.E. the President of the Council of Ministers.


10h00-11h00 Session 1: Banking | How secure the Lebanese money and the Lebanese Banks.

Moderated by Dr. Kamel Wazne, with the esteemed participation of:

Key Note Speaker:

H.E. Dr. Riad SALAME, Governor of the Central Bank.


M. Saad AZHARI, Chairman and General Manager, BLOM Bank 

M. Nassib Ghobril, Chief Economist-Head of the Economic Research and Analysis Department| Byblos Bank. 

Dr. Ghazi Wazni, Economist 

Q & A 

11h00-12h00 Session 2: Transparency in Government and Business, how to stop corruptions.

Moderated by ME. Mohamed Alem | founder and managing partner of Alem & Associates.

with the esteemed participation of:

Key Note Speakers:

H.E. Mr. Nicolas Tueini, the Minister of Anti-Corruption 

H.E. Judge Mayssam Nouweiri | General Director of the Ministry of Justice | Representative of the Minister Selim Jreissati. 


Judge. Dr. Faddy Zouki, OAM Australia, Melbourne 

Honorable Chief Judge Salem Salame – Michigan – USA 

Judge Fawzi Adhami | President of the Educational Arbitration Board in Mount Lebanon 

Q & A

12h00-12h30 Coffee Break & Networking

12h30-13h30 Session 3: Supporting of Lebanese Immigrants and Investment opportunities in Lebanon.

Moderated by Ms. Mirna Mneimneh, with the esteemed participation of: 

Key Note Speaker:

H.E.M. Jamal Jarrah, Minister of Telecommunications

H.E.M. Avedis Guidanian, Minister of Tourism. 


Mr. Nabil Itani, Chairman – General Manager of IDAL 

Eng. Fahim Gemayel, Vice President of LIBC – Businessman from Ohio – USA 

M. Antoine Menassa – President of Halfa 

Q & A

13h30-13h45 Sectorial Panels

E-Service Presentation:

M. Georges Maarawi, Director General of Real-Estate Affaires | Ministry of Finance 

13h45-14h00 Diaspora House Presentation

Arch. Ghassan Chaccour, LIBC’s Diaspora House Presentation 

Conference Closing

Dr. Nassib Fawaz, President of LIBC.

14h30-16h00 Lunch at Mosaic (by invitation only).