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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

DICKEY’S BARBECUE RESTAURANT FRANCHISE OPENING EVENT *
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi

This Discover America pre-launch event will mark the official kickoff of the first international expansion of this iconic U.S. barbecue chain. Mr. Dickey, the company’s founder, will officiate the opening proceedings, where guests will experience the full range of wholesome Texan food and learn the origins of what Texan barbecue is all about.

SISTER PORTS AGREEMENT SIGNING: SHARJAH’S DEPARTMENT OF SEAPORTS & CUSTOMS AND DELAWARE’S DIAMOND STATE PORT CORPORATION *
Time: 10:30 a.m.– 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Sharjah Chamber of Commerce

Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Khaled Bin Abdullah Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, a Sister Port Agreement between Sharjah’s Department of Seaports & Customs and Diamond State Port Corporation (Port of Wilmington, Delaware) will be signed at the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce.  This agreement will celebrate the spirit of cooperation between the UAE and the United States.

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October 14-18, 2018

U.S. – UAE BUSINESS COUNCIL TECH MISSION
Time: Ongoing throughout the week
Venue: Various, Abu Dhabi and Dubai

The U.S.-UAE Business Council will be leading a trade mission to the UAE from October 14 -18 for U.S. companies in the technology sector. This mission will be held in conjunction with Discover America and GITEX Technology Week, the largest technology show in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. This seminar and mission will familiarize delegates with the UAE technology ecosystem through engagement with key public and private stakeholders. The mission seeks to showcase the UAE’s outsized role in regional technology sector development and the significant investment and business opportunities for multinational firms in the Emirati market.

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Monday, October 15, 2018

DISCOVER AMERICA LAUNCH EVENT IN ABU DHABI *
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Venue: Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

VOX CINEMA – MOVIE SCREENING:  NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Venue: Mall of the Emirates, Dubai

Narrated by Academy Award® winner, Robert Redford, National Parks Adventure is an immersive giant-screen experience that takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the pristine wilderness of America’s great outdoors. Spectacularly wild and iconic places like Yosemite, Yellowstone, the Everglades, Redwood, Canyonlands and more are illuminated as never before with IMAX® 3D camera imagery.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

CONSUL GENERAL PHILIP FRAYNE HOSTS DUBAI RECEPTION/DINNER FOR U.S. – UAE BUSINESS COUNCIL TECH MISSION *
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Venue: Ritz Carlton DIFC, Dubai

October 16-17, 2018

INTERNATIONAL FRANCHISE EXHIBITION
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC)

Come visit the U.S. Commercial Service (Stand C2) at the 6th annual International Franchise Exhibition.  The event will feature franchising experts, business associations, as well as local, regional and international companies specializing in a variety of sectors including tourism, hospitality, trade, health, education, food & beverage and retail.
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

AMCHAM ABU DHABI ROUNDTABLE SUMMIT
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

AmCham Abu Dhabi Roundtable Summit will bring top American business leaders together to discuss possible solutions to industry-wide issues faced in the UAE.

MOVIE SCREENING:  NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Venue: Nations Tower VOX Cinema, Abu Dhabi

Narrated by Academy Award® winner, Robert Redford, National Parks Adventure is an immersive giant-screen experience that takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the pristine wilderness of America’s great outdoors. Spectacularly wild and iconic places like Yosemite, Yellowstone, the Everglades, Redwood, Canyonlands and more are illuminated as never before with IMAX® 3D camera imagery.

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

U.S. COMMUNITY BBQ WITH U.S. TROOPS & U.S. AIR FORCE BAND
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Venue: Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

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Friday, October 19, 2018

U.S. AIR FORCE BAND BRUNCH
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

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Saturday, October 20, 2018

AMERICAN BBQ NIGHT
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

U.S. AIR FORCE BAND IN THE PARK
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Venue: Umm Al Emarat Park, Abu Dhabi

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

DISCOVER AMERICA LAUNCH EVENT IN DUBAI *
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Venue: Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

MOVIE SCREENING:  ABOVE AND BEYOND - NASA’S JOURNEY TO TOMORROW
AND DISCUSSION WITH STUDENTS AND U.S. ASTRONAUT CHARLES BOLDEN *

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Institute of Applied Technology, Abu Dhabi

WORKSHOP BY COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTERS AND U.S. CONSULATE *
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Jumeirah Emirates Tower, Dubai

During this invitation-only event, Community Medical Centers (CMC) of Fresno, California will host a seminar to inform public and private healthcare providers of its extensive medical network with global reach. CMC aims to increase physician exchange and overseas patient referrals, and to explore joint venture opportunities in the rapidly evolving UAE market.

MOVIE SCREENING:  ABOVE AND BEYOND - NASA’S JOURNEY TO TOMORROW
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Venue:  Umm Al Emarat Park, Abu Dhabi

Academy Award-nominated and Primetime Emmy Award-winning director/producer Rory Kennedy has made more than 30 highly acclaimed documentaries. Above and Beyond - NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow is a feature documentary examining the extraordinary ways NASA has changed not only our vision of the universe, but also our planet and ourselves.

AMERICAN CLASSICS
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Venue: Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

MOVIE SCREENING: ABOVE AND BEYOND - NASA’S JOURNEY TO TOMORROW
AND DISCUSSION WITH STUDENTS AND U.S. ASTRONAUT CHARLES BOLDEN, SPONSORED BY NORTHROP GRUMMAN *

Time: 8: 00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Venue: Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein School, Rashidiya, Dubai

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS SEMINAR DUBAI *
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Park Hyatt, Dubai

This seminar on International Patents and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) will feature U.S. Intellectual Property Attaché for Middle East and North Africa Peter Mehravari as well as a prominent U.S. firm. They will share a case study and their regional and in-country experience on the topic. The event will be hosted by Dubai FDI, drawing on resources and local expertise of the local international business community.

MOVIE SCREENING:  DREAM BIG - ENGINEERING OUR WORLD
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Venue: Umm Al Emarat Park, Abu Dhabi

Narrated by Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges, Dream Big - Engineering Our World is a first film of its kind for IMAX® and giant screen theatres that will transform how we think about engineering. From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways.

MOVIE SCREENING:  ABOVE AND BEYOND - NASA’S JOURNEY TO TOMORROW
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Venue: Alserkal Avenue, Arts District, Dubai

Academy Award-nominated and Primetime Emmy Award-winning director/producer Rory Kennedy has made more than 30 highly acclaimed documentaries. Above and Beyond - NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow is a feature documentary examining the extraordinary ways NASA has changed not only our vision of the universe, but also our planet and ourselves.

MOVIE SCREENING:  RBG – A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT RUTH BADER GINSBERG *
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Venue: American School of Dubai Theater

AmCham Dubai, the American School of Dubai and GM will host a special film featuring an intimate look at the life of one of the most beloved and iconic U.S. Supreme Court Justices, Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

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U.S. EXPORT CONTROLS & SANCTIONS WORKSHOP *
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Venue: U.S. Embassy, Abu Dhabi

Experts from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the Treasury Department will partner with a prominent U.S. law firm to discuss recent regulatory developments, the export licensing process for U.S. exporters, export control trends, and compliance issues involving the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

MAINE LOBSTER NIGHT
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Venue: Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

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Friday, October 26, 2018

HALLOWEEN BRUNCH
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi
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Saturday, October 27, 2018

AMERICAN BBQ NIGHT
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

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Monday, October 29, 2018

WATER TREATMENT SOLUTIONS PRESENTED BY ROCHESTER MIDLAND CORPORATION *
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Venue: U.S. Embassy, Abu Dhabi

During this invitation-only seminar, Rochester Midland Corporation will share its knowledge and expertise on various aspects of wastewater treatment programs that increase water reuse, decrease solid waste and ensure compliance with wastewater discharge requirements.

AMERICAN COOKING CLASS WITH CHARGÉ D’AFFAIRES STEVEN BONDY *
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

Chargé d’Affaires Steven Bondy and Pastry Sous Chef Sahar Al Awadhi will lead a cooking class to bake an American dessert.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

AMERICAN COOKING CLASS WITH CONSUL GENERAL PHILIP FRAYNE *
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Venue: Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai

Consul General Frayne will be leading a cooking class featuring select American seasonal fruits.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

STANDARDS WORKSHOP BY ASME *
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Park Rotana, Abu Dhabi

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) will host a workshop to introduce select participants to ASME Standards, as well as its various programs focusing on conformity assessments, certification, accreditation, learning and development, and membership.

MOVIE SCREENING:  HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 1
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Venue: Umm Al Emarat Park, Abu Dhabi

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October 31 – November 2, 2018 

NAJAH STUDY ABROAD STUDENT FAIR 
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (October 31 and November 1)
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (November 2)
Venue: Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi

Students in grades 10-12 will connect with academic providers and recruiters offering information on higher education in the United States. Prospective students will learn about the visa process and gain insights on studying in the United States, as well as life and culture in America.

* By invitation only


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