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 - 8:50 am Welcoming tea, coffee and registration

8:50 am - 9:00 am IQPC welcome address

9:00 am - 9:10 am Chairperson’s opening remarks

Mr. Stephen Anderson - Partner, Clients & Markets Leader PwC Middle East
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Mr. Stephen Anderson

Partner, Clients & Markets Leader
PwC Middle East

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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Mr. Stephen Anderson

Partner, Clients & Markets Leader
PwC Middle East

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Hessa Al Balooshi

Director Of Smart Services Department
Smart Dubai Government Est.

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Dr. Ali Abdul Kareem Al Obaidli

Group Chief Academic Affairs Officer and Chairman of AI Committee
Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA)

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Nitin Bhargava

Chief Information Officer
Mashreq Bank, UAE

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Shrimant Tripathy

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

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Dr. Robert Hoehndorf

Assistant Professor, Computer Science
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

9:30 am - 9:55 am TECH TRAILBLAZER

Rima Semaan - AI Lead Gulf Microsoft
Microsoft AI – A walkthrough


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Rima Semaan

AI Lead Gulf
Microsoft

How AI helps us planning Dubai?
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Mr. Ahmed Kajoor

Chief Information Officer
Dubai Municipality




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Xavier Anglada

Managing Director – Accenture Digital Lead, Middle East, North Africa and Turkey
Accenture




Samir Khare

Chief Information Officer
State Bank of Mauritius

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Tarun Gugnani

Regional Sales MEA
EdgeVerve Infosys


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Alberto Araque

Vice President/Internet of Things and Digital Payments
Etisalat Digital

11:25 am - 11:40 am Speed networking & break

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

11:40 am - 12:00 pm Morning tea and amplified networking


ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: GOVERNMENT

Opening address
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Omar Al Busaidy

Global Shaper at World Economic Forum, Speaker, Author, Futurist
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12:10 pm - 12:30 pm Leveraging AI for dynamic and surgical autonomous response for cyber defence with learnings from The City of Las Vegas

Elizabeth de Freitas - Regional Manager Darktrace

• Insight into how AI can be applied to closing the time between threat detection and response,
as well as autonomously detecting a threat
• Machine learning techniques to understanding evolving pattern of normality within a network
• Uncovering the possibilities of surgical autonomous response that can be implemented today
• Augment the capability of your human security teams and undermine the myth that AI will
replace human operators
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Elizabeth de Freitas

Regional Manager
Darktrace

12:30 pm - 12:50 pm How AI is transforming healthcare in value based model? DHA Case Study.

Dr. Mazin Gadir - Senior Specialist The Executive Office for Organizational Transformation, Dubai Health Authority

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Dr. Mazin Gadir

Senior Specialist
The Executive Office for Organizational Transformation, Dubai Health Authority

Insight into the role of AI in building infrastructure of the Future
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Anwaar Al Shimmari

Chief Innovation Officer
Ministry of Infrastructure Development, UAE

1:10 pm - 1:30 pm How AI can transform the Public Sector

Ramana Jampala - President & CEO Evosys


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Ramana Jampala

President & CEO
Evosys

1:30 pm - 1:50 pm Smart Safe Cities AI Architecture to Assure Citizens’ Happiness and Future Foresight to Achieve United Arab Emirates 100 Year Vision: Response Readiness, National Resilience and Future Accelerations

Dr. Mohammad Khaled - Futurist, Digital Transformation, Information Security Expert
Kumar Prasoon - Group CIO Al Safeer Group
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Dr. Mohammad Khaled

Futurist, Digital Transformation,
Information Security Expert

Kumar Prasoon

Group CIO
Al Safeer Group

1:50 pm - 2:30 pm Networking lunch break

THE CITIZEN. INSIGHTS, SECURITY & HAPPINESS

• Legal, regularity and security frameworks
• Considering data related risks


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Simone Vernacchia

Digital, Cyber Security, Resilience and Infrastructure Partner
PwC

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Dr. Yousef Alhammadi

Advisor
The General Secretariat of the Executive Council

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Khaled El Shabrawy

Cloud Solutions Lead - Public Sector , Gulf
Microsoft

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Elizabeth de Freitas

Regional Manager
Darktrace

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Maj. Hamad Khalifa Al Nuaimi

Head of Telecommunications
Abu Dhabi Police

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Dr. Mohammad Khaled

Futurist, Digital Transformation,
Information Security Expert

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
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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

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.






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Asheesh Chanda

Founder and CEO
KRISTAL.AI

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Dr. Angelika Eksteen

Director
AI Directions

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Wassim Merheby

CEO
Quanterium Blockchain Solutions

  • Exploring investment opportunities in AI for funds and investors
  • Propelling start-ups towards future opportunities
  • Nurturing break-through solutions through unique incubator programmes
  • Identifying and deploying futuristic prototypes
  • Connecting the business community with the start-up landscape to marry supply with demand
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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

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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 The role of wearables in driving patient experiences
Dr. Sana Farid - AR VR Strategist MENA Munfarid
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Dr. Sana Farid

AR VR Strategist MENA
Munfarid

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