The Global Space Technology Forum will be held this November 16-18 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. One of the speakers will be Anousheh Ansari, title sponsor of the Ansari X PRIZE. (Here's her appearances page).
A.C. Charania, who participated in and publicized the Apophis mission design contest and related student contests, is also a speaker there. See Planetary Defense blog.
The conference also includes many other prominent speakers and organizations in the global space industry, including several entrepreneurial ones.