4-5 September, 2018
Park Hyatt Dubai, UAE

Conference Day One: 4 September, 2018

KEYNOTES & OPENING PLENARY SESSIONS: THE AI FUTURE IS HERE

8:00 am - 8:15 am Welcoming tea, coffee and registration

8:15 am - 8:50 am CxO Breakfast Briefing - Investor Breakfast Briefing - Satellite Talks

Max Amordeluso - EU Lead Evangelist Alexa Skill Set and EU Head of New Technologies Amazon, Luxembourg
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Max Amordeluso

EU Lead Evangelist Alexa Skill Set and EU Head of New Technologies
Amazon, Luxembourg

8:50 am - 8:55 am IQPC welcome address

8:55 am - 9:00 am Chairperson’s opening remarks

9:00 am - 9:10 am Visionary keynote address

Creating an AI-powered Society

  • Strategy groups & implementation plans
  • Securing the pilot project phase
  • Critical tech partnerships for success
  • Guidelines for the future
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Shrimant Tripathy

Head of IT Risk and Security Advisory
World Bank Group, USA

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Dr. Andy Chun

CIO and AI Pioneer
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Nitin Bhargava

Chief Information Officer
Mashreq Bank, UAE

9:30 am - 9:50 am TECH TRAILBLAZER

AI value map: Intersection of investment and impact

  • Will your business get caught in the headlights of AI disruption?
  • First movers or fast followers – how do you get your timing right
  • Spreading your bets and risks in implementation and how to ensure agility
  • Complexities of AI impact: new monetisation models

9:50 am - 10:10 am TECH TRAILBLAZER

AI-ready infrastructure: consolidating data centres & shifting to an internal cloud environment

  • Data first? AI first?
  • AI, Machine Learning & Big Data: understanding the infrastructure requirements to ensure you’re AI-ready
  • Reviewing your data cycle from physical to the cloud
  • Efficiency, flexibility and agility – do you have what it takes?

10:10 am - 10:30 am AI for Smart Cities: Creating cities as living innovation labs

  • Exploring the convergence of technology and a culture of innovation and what this means for the citizens
  • Understand the potential of Integrated and scalable technologies such as driverless cars, IoT and drones
  • The data lifecycle: how will city-wide data be utilized for AI applications
AI disruption – An executive agenda

  • The pervasive impact of AI and why it needs a boardroom strategy
  • Making greater use of related tech - IOT, cloud, data and analytics - to deliver revenue, growth and reinvigorated opportunities
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Omar Al Busaidy

Global Shaper at World Economic Forum, Speaker, Author, Futurist
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Ahmad Al Emadi

CISO
Dubai Municipality

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Dr. Ayesha Almutawa

Chief Innovation Officer
Ministry of Health, UAE

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Col. Hemraj Parmar

CEO
BR Life, India

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Evans Munyuki

Group Chief Digital Officer
Emirates NBD, UAE

10:50 am - 11:00 am AI & the cyber world: How to get ahead of future hacks

  • Threat or opportunity? Reviewing the new cyber landscape in the AI era
  • Advanced data deception technologies; predicting potential attacks and fooling the hackers
  • Double-edge sword: insight into how hackers could use AI and the development of highly advanced automated attacks

11:00 am - 11:30 am Speed networking & break

Swap business cards and break the ice with your fellow participants to start making those valuable connections

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Morning tea and amplified networking

Head for the interactive story boards and exhibition area

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: GOVERNMENT

12:00 pm - 12:10 pm CHAIRPERSON

Opening address

12:10 pm - 12:30 pm THE BIG IDEA

Ahmad Al Emadi - CISO Dubai Municipality
AI in supporting better, faster government services

  • Looking at data as a natural resource; how do we protect it? How do we best use it?
  • A spectrum of opportunities for direct applications in government services; self-driving cars, autonomous drones & intelligent robots
  • Discovering how AI can and will drive economic growth
  • Regulation and governance frameworks
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Ahmad Al Emadi

CISO
Dubai Municipality

Tried, tested, triumphant! Developing award-winning AI systems that transform public services and improve quality of lives

  • Creating an AI roadmap: where to begin?
  • From research to implementation; establishing effective partnerships
  • Insight into AI applications in Hong Kong and Beijing transport networks
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Dr. Andy Chun

CIO and AI Pioneer
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

12:50 pm - 1:10 pm TECH TALK

Can Machine Learning anticipate cyber attacks?

  • Generating dynamic threat models to understand user behavior
  • Utilising intelligent perception systems to protect critical infrastructure
  • Opportunities for local law enforcement authorities to leverage AI for enhanced security capabilities

1:10 pm - 2:30 pm Setting yourself up for a successful POC and AI Benchmarking

Dr. Ayesha Almutawa - Chief Innovation Officer Ministry of Health, UAE
  • Analysing your organisation and identifying the biggest opportunities to drive efficiency and intelligence
  • Understanding your internal competencies in terms of data and talent
  • Selecting the right partners to future proof your POC success
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Dr. Ayesha Almutawa

Chief Innovation Officer
Ministry of Health, UAE

THE CITIZEN. INSIGHTS, SECURITY & HAPPINESS

Machine learning: Government learning

  • Redefining value from government data
  • How to extract valuable data from legacy systems to real-time data streams
  • Reviewing government IOT, data storage, processing and analytical capabilities
  • Discussing new models to drive new insights through machine learning
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Dr. Yousef Alhammadi

Advisor
The General Secretariat of the Executive Council

Abu Dhabi Police’s AI roadmap, strategy and experience

  • How will AI contribute to Abu Dhabi’s Police’s Centennial 2057 vision of a safe and happy community?
  • Addressing global trends challenges and opportunities through preventative scenarios and solutions

Dr. Nasser Alsaedi

AI Consultant, Head of Information Security
Abu Dhabi Police

Preparing youth for a future driven by AI

  • AI apprenticeships to equip your citizens with the right skills to thrive in a AI world
  • Schools & curriculum; aligning the education sector
  • Community awareness and celebration; how to get citizens excited about AI
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Ross Maclean

Group Chief Digital & Strategy Officer
GEMS Education

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Networking break

KEYNOTES & CLOSING PLENARY SESSIONS: INNOVATING OUR FUTURE

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm QUICK-FIRE START-UP PITCHES

AI Start-up Pitch Platform

Showcasing the most creative global tech entrepreneurs, this pitch platform will demonstrate some of the most exciting investment opportunities through innovative new solutions.
Funding TECH!

  • Exploring investment opportunities in AI for funds and investors
  • Evaluating the role of tech investments by Sovereign Wealth Funds
  • Reviewing long and short term investment models
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Rachel Pether

CFA, Senior Advisor and Director Investor Relations
Sovereign Wealth, Fund Institute & Heirloom Investment Management, GCC & Canada

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Adil Al Zarooni

CEO
Al Zarooni Emirates Investments, UAE

Propelling start-ups towards future opportunities

  • Nurturing break-through solutions through unique incubator programs
  • Identifying and deploying futuristic prototypes
  • Connecting the business community with the start-up landscape to marry supply with demand
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Najla Al-Midfa

General Manager
Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center Accelerator (Sheraa), UAE

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Hans Christensen

Director of Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, UAE

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Görkem Çokçetin

Head of Fintech Integration & Innovation Lab
Emirates NBD, UAE

INTERACTIVE HUDDLES

THE INTERNATIONAL INFLUENCER

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Anwaar Al Shimmari

Chief Innovation Officer
Ministry of Infrastructure Development, UAE

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Yousuf Mohammed Al Shaiba

Director of Smart Services Development Department
Ajman Municipality & Planning Department

Huddle Three

5:10 pm - 5:50 pm Securing citizen data
Maj. Hamad Khalifa Al Nuaimi - Head of Telecommunications Abu Dhabi Police
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Maj. Hamad Khalifa Al Nuaimi

Head of Telecommunications
Abu Dhabi Police

Huddle Four

5:10 pm - 5:50 pm Fintech start-up partnerships & models
Anshul Srivastav - Chief Information Officer Union Insurance, UAE
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Anshul Srivastav

Chief Information Officer
Union Insurance, UAE

Huddle Five

5:10 pm - 5:50 pm Cyber security frameworks & AI
Dr. Aaron Han - Chief of Pathology American Hospital, UAE
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Dr. Aaron Han

Chief of Pathology
American Hospital, UAE

Huddle Six

5:10 pm - 5:50 pm Securing the privacy of patient information
Robin Smith - Head of Cyber Security South Yorkshire NHS, UK
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Robin Smith

Head of Cyber Security
South Yorkshire NHS, UK

Huddle Seven

5:10 pm - 5:50 pm The role of robotics in driving patient experiences
Dr. Shabeer Nellikode - Managing Director Universal Hospitals, UAE
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Dr. Shabeer Nellikode

Managing Director
Universal Hospitals, UAE

Huddle Eight

5:10 pm - 5:50 pm Creating a digital footprint of the customer through data sharing models
Mohamed Roushdy - Experienced CIO Digital Transformation
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Mohamed Roushdy

Experienced CIO
Digital Transformation

5:50 pm - 6:00 pm Chairman’s closing remarks and wrap-up

6:00 pm - 6:00 pm End of day rooftop networking drinks

Relax and reflect on the day’s excitement with a beautiful Dubai setting