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8 Ways to Make the Most of the New Year at Work
By Michaelle CHENNAF, Independant Contributor
Phew! Now that the new year celebrations are all wrapped up and carefully packed away in the ‘2015’ box, you can (finally) get back on track. The atmosphere at work is relaxed, projects are slowly getting going again and you’ve lost count of the number of ‘happy new years’ you’ve been wished by cheerful colleagues. In short, the new year is well and truly here. It’s an opportunity for each of us to set ourselves new aims and a whole host of resolutions... So, here are 8 ways to kick off your new year at work with joy and good humour (honest!)...
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Michael Sebag
Managing Director at Mekatrade
By Violaine REYNIER, Marketing & Customer Experience at Ampersand World
Starting out at André, Michael Sebag has since spent more than 19 years as Managing Director of Mekatrade. A staunch advocate of multiculturalism with a passion for stories, he shares with us his experience and vision of the world of trading.

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2016 – New Year resolutions!
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TRADE LAB Trade Finance Module - A global approach to the most famous products/services offered by key players in Trade Finance
2nd, 4th, 9th & 11th February 2016 I Geneva, Switzerland
CONFERENCE International Petroleum Week 2016
9th, 11th February, 2016 I London, UK
CONFERENCE Oilseed Congress Europe/MENA
9th February, 2016 I Barcelona, Spain
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15th February, 2016 I Dubai, UAE
CONFERENCE World PetroCoal Congress
15th February, 2016 I New Delhi, India
CONFERENCE Egypt Downstream Summit
15th February, 2016 I Cairo, Egypt
CONFERENCE Procurement in Oil and Gas
18th February, 2016 I Moscow, Russia

CONFERENCE AgroHighTech – Agro-technological Conference
2nd March 2016 I Saratov, Russia
TRADE LAB Operations module - The journey from contract to payment - Back Office Trading
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EVENT Happy Hours by Ampersand World - by invitation only
10th March 2016 I Geneva, Switzerland
14th, 18th March 2016 I Marrakech, Maroc
CONFERENCE Connecticut Maritime Association Shipping
21st March 2016 I Stamford, Connecticut
21st March 2016 I Abidjan, Ivory Coast
CONFERENCE Africa Sugar Conference
30th March 2016 I Maputo, Mozambique

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