Programme Day 2

08:00 Registration and Coffee

Registration and Coffee

09:00 Keynote Address: Accelerating Social Good with AI

Speaker

Rowan Barnett

Rowan Barnett

Head of Google.org – MEA and APAC
Google

09:15 Headliner: Foresight: Connecting the Invisible Dots

Speaker

John Sanei

John Sanei

Author, Speaker and Trend Specialist

10:00 Keynote Address: 5G, AI, Computing Next

Speaker

Muhammad Atif Jamil

Muhammad Atif Jamil

Solution Director – Smart City, 5G & Data Analytics
Huawei – Middle East

10:15 Keynote Address: Accelerating Governmnet Digital Transformation

Speaker

Wolfgang Egger

Wolfgang Egger

Vice President and Managing Director – Middle East, Saudi Arabia and Africa
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

10:30 Keynote Address: The Future is Here, Powered by Artificial Intelligence and Augmented by Machines

Speaker

Osama Al Zoubi

Osama Al Zoubi

Chief Technology Officer - Middle East and Africa
CISCO

10:45 Keynote Address: Enabling Cybersecurity for Connected Governments

Speaker

Haider Pasha

Haider Pasha

Chief Security Officer & Senior Director - EMEA
Palo Alto Networks

11:00 Keynote Address

Speaker

Zubin Chagpar

Zubin Chagpar

Head of Middle East and Africa – Public Sector Business
AWS

11:15 Morning Coffee, Networking and Exhibition Tour

Morning Coffee, Networking and Exhibition Tour

11:45 How to Lead/Innovate Digital Government in the Midst of New Tech

Speaker

Siim Sikkut

Siim Sikkut

Chief Information Officer
Estonia

12:00 Keynote Address: Education 4.0: Employability and Beyond

Speaker

Dr. Abdullatif Al Shamsi

Dr. Abdullatif Al Shamsi

President and CEO
Higher Colleges of Technology

12:15 Panel of the Grown-Ups

Led by: Abu Dhabi Youth Council

An opportunity for the young generation to engage in discussions with the leading entities on the panel on questions related to the industry, growth and future.

Moderator:  
Ayesha Khamis Markhan Ayesha Khamis Markhan
Abu Dhabi Digital Authority
   
Panelists:  
   
H.E Dr. Rauda Al Saadi H.E Dr. Rauda Al Saadi
Director General
Abu Dhabi Digital Authority
   
Sayed Hashish Sayed Hashish
General Manager
UAE, Microsoft
   
Dr. Arif Sultan Al Hammadi Dr. Arif Sultan Al Hammadi
Executive Vice President
Khalifa University

12:45 ADDA Digital Stars Initiative

ADDA Digital Stars Initiative

13:00 Prayer Break and Luncheon

Prayer Break and Luncheon

Track C: Data NEXT (Parallel Session)

Track Chair

Ayesha Khamis Markhan

Ayesha Khamis Markhan

Abu Dhabi Digital Authority

 

 

 

Please note that Track C and Track D are parallel sessions

14:00 Blockchain in the Maritime Industry

Speaker

Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri

Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri

CEO
Maqta Gateway

14:20 Building an Artificial Intelligence Powered Organization

Speaker

Kais Louizi

Kais Louizi

Senior Director -Industry Strategy and Insight
Oracle

14:40 The Data Path to Innovation

Speaker

Alessio Bagnaresi

Alessio Bagnaresi

Director – AI & Analytics Middle East and Africa
Microsoft

15:00 ADDATHON Initiative

ADDATHON Initiative

15:15 Afternoon Coffee and Networking

Afternoon Coffee and Networking

15:35 Panel Discussion: AI Ethics and Bias: When Artificial Intelligence becomes too intelligent - Will Machine Make the Right Decision?

Moderator:  
   
Dr. Fatma BaOthman
Board President
AI Society
   
Panelists:  
   
Tarek Saeed
Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer
IBM
   
Emad Shafik Emad Shafik
Executive Partner
Gartner
   
Kunal Turakhia Kunal Turakhia
Global Practice Head – Decision Sciences Practice, AI, Analytics and Insight
WIPRO
   
Dr. Mohammad Khaled Dr. Mohammad Khaled
Futurist and Cyber Security Expert
   
Giles Pratt Giles Pratt
Partner
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

16:05 Data Governance in Governments: Case Studies on How Block Chain Prevent and Reduce Cyber Exposure

Speaker

Marc-Roger Gagne

Marc-Roger Gagne

Data Governance Advocate
Interfima

16:25 Applied Intelligence: How AI is Changing the Role of Technology in Interacting with Customers

Speaker

Emad Shafik

Emad Shafik

Executive Partner
Gartner

16:40 Data Privacy and Protection: Data as a Human Right and Digital Currency

Speaker

Giles Pratt

Giles Pratt

Partner
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Track D: Technology NEXT (Parallel Session)

Track Chair

Chi Ngwube

Chi Ngwube

Associate Director
KPMG Lower Gulf Limited

 

 

 

Please note that Track C and Track D are parallel sessions

14:00 Digital Transformation is Fueled by Open Source

Speaker

Mark Hosking

Mark Hosking

Head of Emerging Technologies – Middle East and Africa
RedHat

14:20 Artificial Intelligence on Azure

Speaker

Lance Olson

Lance Olson

Partner Director of Program Management – Applied AI
Microsoft

14:40 Leveraging 5G to Drive Sustainability and Enable Innovation

Speaker

Sebastian Alberto Delgado

Sebastian Alberto Delgado

Vice President – Internet of Things & Digital Payment
Etisalat Digital

15:00 Afternoon Coffee and Networking

Afternoon Coffee and Networking

15:30 The Emerging Technologies and their Impact on Societies and Business

Speaker

Tarek ElZein

Tarek ElZein

Partner - Middle East
Strategy&

15:50 Panel Discussion: Driving Strategic Transformations: How Can Governments be Truly Agile?

Moderator:  
Chi Ngwube Chi Ngwube
Associate Director
KPMG Lower Gulf Limited
   
Panelists:  
   
Siim Sikkut Siim Sikkut
Chief Information Officer
Estonia
   
Sumeet Pathak
Digital Workforce Evangelist – IMEA
Automation Anywhere
   
Tarek ElZein
Partner - Middle East
Strategy&
   
Miguel Angel Villalonga Miguel Angel Villalonga
Vice President – Cloud & Data Center
Etisalat Digital Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi
   
Yahya Kassab Yahya Kassab
Director of Sales
DELL Technologies
   
Hanan Salem Al Zaabi Hanan Salem Al Zaabi
Manager Data Warehouse
Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi

16:20 Digital Transformation through Industry 4.0

Speaker

Amer Mdanat

Amer Mdanat

Director of Smart Cities - Global
Huawei

16:40 Value Based Automation: How to help organzations solve business problems using a Digital Worker

Speaker

Sumeet Pathak

Sumeet Pathak

Digital Workforce Evangelist – IMEA
Automation Anywhere

17:00 Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks

17:05 End of Conference

End of Conference