Where the Future of Business and Technology meet

Hear expert insights, lessons learned and how businesses in the UAE have advanced their organisations and leveraged their competitive advantage in the race to innovate, transform and evolve.

8.30am - 9.50am Registration & Networking
9.55am - 10.00am Welcome Note
10.05am - 10.25am Industry Keynote

Anthony Shiner, Chief Digital Lifestyle & Innovation Officer at EITC UAE Du Telecom & Virgin Mobile UAE

10.25am - 10.40am Speaker

Morad Qutqut, CTO, HPE Middle East

10.40am - 11.10am Examining the Transformative Power of AI

Understanding AI & ML, blockchain, IoT and robotics their impact and how to apply them to your business

Speakers Include:

  • Ahmad Dorra, Customer Experience Solutions Sales Leader – Avaya Middle East, Africa and Turkey
  • Eamon Holley, Partner at DLA Piper
  • Jaleel Rahiman​, Director IT, PRIME HEALTHCARE GROUP
  • Mohammad Al-Jallad, HPE Middle East
  • Tatiana Lebaki, E25 Partner Strategic Projects at Emaar Properties

11.10am - 11.30am Mid-morning coffee break
11.30am - 11.45am Speaker

Aysha Al Meheeri, Head of Marketing Injazat Data Systems

11.45am - 12.15pm Driving Better Business Insights with Big Data and Analytics

Just how do businesses use data and analytics to inform strategic and operational decisions? Hear from experts who will provide insight into the challenges and opportunities.

Speakers include:

  • Guillaume Thfoin, Head of Business Analytics, at MAF
  • Kaiser H. Naseem, Advisor, MENA Fintech Association
  • Sachin Chandna, Head of Customer Lifecycle Management & Digital Marketing, Emirates NBD
12.15pm - 12.45pm Making Cyber Security Risks your Business

Session will help delegates develop a security strategy across their business and provide insights to help get ahead, and stay ahead, of cyber threats and system compromises.

Topics include: Cyber Security (Data theft / Loss prevention, Advanced Malware Detection, User Entity Behaviour Analytics (UEBA), Email Security (phishing, viruses etc.), Protecting infrastructure; and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Speakers include:

  • Abhijit Mahadik, Director, Cyber Security Business, Raqmiyat
  • Mohammad Ali Taha, Head of IT Security, Deloitte Middle East
  • Engr. Sara Abdelwahab Osman, Internal Auditor and Network Engineer, Abu Dhabi Police GHQ
  • Sunil Varkey, CTO & Strategist – Emerging Region, Symantec
  • Tarek Kuzbari, Regional Director, Middle East, Bitdefender
12.45pm Closing remarks followed by Networking lunch






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