Programme Highlights

  • Shaping the Future of Residence and Citizenship by Investment
  • EU Competence and the Attribution of Nationality in Member States
  • Global Sanctions and their Impact on the International Migration Industry
  • Mandatory Disclosure Rules
  • Migration Professionals – We need a Uniform Transnational Code of Ethics
  • Investment Migration: Managing a Challenging Media Environment
  • Taxation in the Context of Residence and Citizenship Programmes
  • The Rise and Development of China’s Investment Migration Market
  • Current State of Play in the Caribbean Jurisdictions
  • New Motivations for CBI in the Age of Trump’s America
  • The Global Competition for Talent
  • Building a Framework of Professional Standards and Education
  • Eb-5 Panel. Brexit Update

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Day 1
  • Academic Day: Leman Room (by registration only)

    Dimitry Kochenov IMCM
    • 9:00 - 17:00
    • Dimitry Kochenov IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Registration Desk open

    • 12:00 - 19:00
    • Programmes
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • CIPA Board Meeting: Jura Room – by invitation only

    Nestor Alfred IMCM
    • 13:00 - 15:00
    • Nestor Alfred IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Intergovernmental Roundtable: Jura Room (by invitation only)

    Gerd Damitz
    Joey Jones
    • 16:00 - 18:00
    • Gerd Damitz
      Joey Jones
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
Day 2
  • Opening Address

    Joey Jones
    • 9:00 - 9:15
    • Joey Jones
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Shaping the Future of Residency & Citizenship by Investment

    Dimitry Kochenov IMCM
    Austin T. Fragomen Jr IMCM
    Tudor Ulianovschi
    Daniel Sarmiento
    Suryapratim Roy
    Vladimir Popov
    Andrés Solimano IMCM
    • 9:15 - 9:45
    • Dimitry Kochenov IMCM
      Austin T. Fragomen Jr IMCM
      Tudor Ulianovschi
      Daniel Sarmiento
      Suryapratim Roy
      Vladimir Popov
      Andrés Solimano IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Mandatory Disclosure Rules

    • 9:45 - 10:00
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • TBC

    • 10:00 - 10:15
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Migration Professionals - We Need a Uniform Transnational Code Ethics

    Richard Kurland
    • 10:15 - 10:30
    • Richard Kurland
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • The Transformational Development Impact of CBI Real Estate Projects

    Mohammed Asaria
    • 10:30 - 11:00
    • Mohammed Asaria
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
11:00 - 11:30 Refreshments Served in the Networking Foyer In Association with TBD
  • Global Sanctions and their Impact on the International Migration Industry

    Jonathan Galea
    • 11:30 - 11:45
    • Jonathan Galea
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Investment Migration: Managing a Challenging Media Environment

    Joey Jones
    • 11:45 - 12:15
    • Joey Jones
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • The Humble Passport

    John Torpey
    • 12:15 - 12:30
    • John Torpey
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Book Signing: The Invention of the Passport: Surveillance, Citizenship and the State

    John Torpey
    • 12:30 - 14:00
    • John Torpey
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Served in the Networking Foyer In Association with TBD
  • Lunch Briefing Presentation: Moldova's Visa Policy and EU Integration Strategy

    Tudor Ulianovschi
    Peter S. Vincent
    • 12:45 - 14:00
    • Tudor Ulianovschi
      Peter S. Vincent
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Working Lunch – Brexit Update - Leman Room

    Christine Sullivan IMCM
    Nadine Goldfoot IMCM
    • 12:45 - 14:00
    • Christine Sullivan IMCM
      Nadine Goldfoot IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Welcome Back by Forum Co-Chair

    Joey Jones
    • 14:00 - 14:15
    • Joey Jones
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Taxation in the Context of Residency and Citizenship Programmes

    Nicky Gouder IMCM
    • 14:15 - 14:45
    • Nicky Gouder IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Global Migration Trends for Professionals, Entrepreneurs and Other HNWIs

    Austin T. Fragomen Jr IMCM
    • 14:45 - 15:15
    • Austin T. Fragomen Jr IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • The Rise and Development of China's Investment Migration Market

    David Chen IMCM
    Linda He Mei IMCM
    Christian Henrik Nesheim IMCM
    Winner Xinli Xing IMCM
    • 15:15 - 15:45
    • David Chen IMCM
      Linda He Mei IMCM
      Christian Henrik Nesheim IMCM
      Winner Xinli Xing IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
15:45 - 16:15 Refreshments Served in the Networking Foyer In Association with TBD
  • IATA Transport Report

    Kim Kian Wee
    • 16:15 - 16:45
    • Kim Kian Wee
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Nottebohm and ‘Genuine Link’: Anatomy of a Jurisprudential Illusion

    Peter J. Spiro
    • 16:45 - 17:00
    • Peter J. Spiro
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • EU Competence and the Attribution of Nationality in Member States

    Daniel Sarmiento
    • 17:00 - 17:15
    • Daniel Sarmiento
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • IIUSA – EB5 Panel

    Cletus M. Weber
    Darrell Sanders
    Edward Beshara IMCM
    Irina Rostova IMCM
    Robert W. Kraft
    • 17:15 - 18:15
    • Cletus M. Weber
      Darrell Sanders
      Edward Beshara IMCM
      Irina Rostova IMCM
      Robert W. Kraft
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
18:15 - 20:00 18:15 - 20:00 Closing Remarks followed by Cocktail Reception In Association with IIUSA
Day 3
  • Opening Remarks by Forum Co-Chair

    Joey Jones
    • 9:00 - 9:15
    • Joey Jones
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Shaping the RCbI Industry: Real Estate and its Role in CBI & RBI Programmes

    Denis Kravchenko IMCM
    Mohammed Asaria
    • 9:15 - 9:45
    • Denis Kravchenko IMCM
      Mohammed Asaria
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Current State of Play in the Caribbean Jurisdictions

    Bashar Daoud
    Christopher Willis IMCM
    Timothy Sylvester Harris
    Peter Charles David
    Nestor Alfred IMCM
    Allen Michael Chastanet
    • 9:45 - 10:15
    • Bashar Daoud
      Christopher Willis IMCM
      Timothy Sylvester Harris
      Peter Charles David
      Nestor Alfred IMCM
      Allen Michael Chastanet
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
10:15 - 10:45 Refreshments Served in the Networking Foyer In Association with TBD
  • New Motivations for CBI in the Age of Trump

    H. Ronald Klasko IMCM
    • 10:45 - 11:15
    • H. Ronald Klasko IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Keynote: TBC

    • 11:15 - 11:30
    • Programmes
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Keynote: Investment Migration Council

    Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM
    • 11:30 - 12:00
    • Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • The Global Competition for Talent

    Khalid Ali Koser
    • 12:00 - 12:30
    • Khalid Ali Koser
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Special Keynote

    Gaston A. Browne
    • 12:30 - 12:45
    • Gaston A. Browne
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
12:45 - 14:15 Lunch Served in the Networking Foyer In Association with TBD
  • Talk with Chris Kalin & Book Signing in the Forum Foyer Ius Doni in International Law and EU Law

    Christian H. Kälin IMCM
    • 12:45 - 14:15
    • Christian H. Kälin IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Welcome Back by Forum Co-Chair

    Joey Jones
    • 14:15 - 14:30
    • Joey Jones
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Investment Migration as a Catalyst in Sovereign Finance: Sovereign Equity

    Juerg Steffen IMCM
    • 14:30 - 15:00
    • Juerg Steffen IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Due Diligence Panel

    Charles Mizzi IMCM
    Karen Kelly IMCM
    Che Sidanius
    Jonathan Cardona IMCM
    Laura Austin IMCM
    Peter S. Vincent
    • 15:00 - 15:45
    • Charles Mizzi IMCM
      Karen Kelly IMCM
      Che Sidanius
      Jonathan Cardona IMCM
      Laura Austin IMCM
      Peter S. Vincent
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Billionaires, Millionaires, Inequality and Happiness

    Vladimir Popov
    • 15:45 - 16:00
    • Vladimir Popov
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Closing Remarks by Forum Co-Chair

    Joey Jones
    • 16:00 - 16:15
    • Joey Jones
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Shuttle Service to Social Event: Geneva Polo Club

    • 17:00 - 17:45
    • Programmes
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Pre-Dinner Drinks & Entertainment

    • 17:15 - 18:15
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Demo Polo Match

    • 18:15 - 19:00
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Argentinian Asado BBQ & Buffet

    • 19:00 - 21:30
    • Programmes
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Shuttle Service available: return to Grand Hotel Kempinski

    • 21:30 - 22:00
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
Day 4
  • Check-out and depart Geneva

    • 0:00 - 0:00
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski