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 and coffee

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

Ayusha Tyagi - Managing Director IQPC Middle East

Ayusha Tyagi

Managing Director
IQPC Middle East

Visionary opening address
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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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Hessa Al Balooshi

Director Of Smart Services Department
Smart Dubai Government Est.

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Shrimant Tripathy

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

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Nitin Bhargava

Chief Information Officer
Mashreq Bank, UAE

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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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Mr. Stephen Anderson

Partner, Clients & Markets Leader
PwC Middle East

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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: AI value map: Intersection of investment and impact

Rima Semaan - AI Lead Gulf Microsoft
• 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


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Rima Semaan

AI Lead Gulf
Microsoft

9:55 am - 10:15 am REGIONAL TRAILBLAZER: How AI helps us planning Dubai

Mr. Ahmed Kajoor - Chief Information Officer Dubai Municipality

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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

Head (Middle East) – Automation
Infosys Limited

11:05 am - 11:25 am AI & the cyber world: How to get ahead of future hacks

Alberto Araque - Vice President/Internet of Things and Digital Payments Etisalat Digital
• 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
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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

Head for the interactive story boards and exhibition area

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES

Opening address
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Safdar Hussain

Data Scientist, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Expert
Saal.ai

AI AS THE NEXT DIGITAL FRONTIER: DATA, DATA AND MORE DATA

Fintech disruption – protecting your bank

  • Why the banking industry has been so slow to embrace the technological revolution
  • The importance of a successful customer acquisition strategy as well as digital innovation
  • Insight into BankMobile’s AI strategy
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Jay Sidhu

Chairman and CEO
BankMobile, BankMobile Labs and Customers Bank, USA

Shaping the future with robotics & AI

  • Enabling smarter data-driven decisions for your customers
  • Increasing productivity, improving customer experiences and delivering new services through integrated AI solutions
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Nitin Bhargava

Chief Information Officer
Mashreq Bank, UAE

12:50 pm - 1:10 pm Market insight on the potential of AI in the Middle East banking sector




1:10 pm - 1:30 pm Transforming Financial Services using AI

Yousef El-Foudeh - Digital Advisor Microsoft
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Yousef El-Foudeh

Digital Advisor
Microsoft

Smart automation, robotics and workflow efficiencies

  • Customer-facing virtual assistants to back-office robotics: Discussing the potential of automation in banking
  • Banking on bots! Taking RPA strategies beyond the pilot phase

Panellists:
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Najam Quadri

Director, Financial Services
PwC Middle East

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Shrimant Tripathy

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

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Tarun Gugnani

Head (Middle East) – Automation
Infosys Limited

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Safdar Hussain

Data Scientist, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Expert
Saal.ai

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

THE CUSTOMER. INSIGHTS, ANALYTICS, EXPERIENCE

Enhancing customer insights and customer identities

  • Gaining a deeper analysis of customers’ behaviours, patterns and financial history
  • Helping customers to achieve their financial goals through smart recommendations
  • Deepen digital interactions through predictive analytics and cognitive messaging

Panellists:
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Safdar Hussain

Data Scientist, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Expert
Saal.ai

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Nitin Chugh

Country Head - Digital Banking
HDFC, India

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Paul Butres

Analytics Expert
Emirates NBD, UAE

2:50 pm - 3:10 pm INTERNATIONAL TRAILBLAZER

Nitin Chugh - Country Head - Digital Banking HDFC, India
Robo-advisors, chatbots, natural language processing & conversational interfaces: Delivering personalised banking experiences
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Nitin Chugh

Country Head - Digital Banking
HDFC, India

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm INTERNATIONAL TRAILBLAZER

Vinoth Raman - Head of AI Partnership ING Group, Turkey
Meet Marie: ING’s leading chatbot

  • How Marie deals with customer requests faster than ever
  • Predictive analytics, insights and recommendations
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Vinoth Raman

Head of AI Partnership
ING Group, Turkey

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Networking coffee break

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


KEYNOTES & CLOSING PLENARY SESSIONS INNOVATING OUR FUTURE

Showcasing the most creative global tech entrepreneurs, this pitch platform will demonstrate five 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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Tarek Ahmed Fouad

Venture Growth Manager
Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center Accelerator (Sheraa), UAE

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Omar Al Busaidy

Global Shaper at World Economic Forum, Speaker, Author, Futurist
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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

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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

INTERACTIVE HUDDLES

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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

5:00 pm - 5:30 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

5:00 pm - 5:30 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

5:00 pm - 5:30 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

5:00 pm - 5:30 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

5:30 pm - 5:40 pm Closing remarks and wrap up

5:40 pm - 5:40 pm End of day rooftop networking drinks

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