Enticing opportunities: The role of Industrial Partnerships in a shifting economic landscape.

Bilal Aktas

Head of Industrialization Department, Undersecretariat of Defense Industries

Bilal Aktas, who was born in 1973 in Ankara, has the graduate and post-graduate on Mechanical Engineering. Between 1994 and 1998, he worked as a research assistant in Karabük University. He has started his assignment in Undersecretariat of Defence Industries (SSM) in 1998, between 1998 and 2007, he has taken part in conducting and evaluation of the activities in Offset and Local Content Branch of Industrialization Department. Between 2007 and 2012 he has worked as an expert and Missile System Projects Group Manager in missile projects. Bilal Aktas has been appointed as Head of Industrialization Department on January 2012, he graduated from Senior Executive Fellows Program of Harvard University in 2013.

Welcome to ADIOC 2017

Tawazun Economic Council is greatly honored to welcome you to the Abu Dhabi International Offset Conference (ADIOC 2017) which will be hosted in our beautiful city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE under the theme “Enticing opportunities: The Role of Industrial Partnerships in a shifting economic landscape”. 

Under the Patronage of


Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces

HE Saif Mohamed Al Hajeri
Chief Executive Officer, Tawazun Economic Council and
Tawazun Holding
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Matar Ali Al Romaithi
Chief Officer, Industrial Devt Unit Tawazun Economic Council
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Bilal Aktas
Head of Industrialization Department, Undersecretariat of Defence Industries
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Dr. Dhafir Awadh Bader Al Shanfari
Chief Executive Officer, Omani Authority for Partnership for Development
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Lieutenant Colonel Dong-Woo Kim
Deputy Director of Offset Division, Defense Acquisition Program Administration Korea
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