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

H.E. Zailani Bin Safari

Director,Technology Depository Agency (TDA), Ministry of Finance, Malaysia

H.E. Zailani Safari is the Chief Executive Officer of the Technology Depository Agency (TDA), an agency that was established in 2015 by the Government of Malaysia mandated to manage and monitor the Industrial Collaboration Program (ICP) known globally as “Offset Program”. He holds a MSc in Technology Management from National University of Malaysia (UKM) and currently, Major Zailani is pursuing his PhD in the area of Industry Collaboration Program (ICP).

With involvement in Offset Program of Malaysia for more than 11 years, Zailani is one of key persons in the development of the latest ICP policy published for the Government of Malaysia. Under his leadership, TDA is currently managing more than 54 ICP programs with an obligation worth more than USD 10 billion.

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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