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 - 8:35 am Welcoming tea and coffee

8:35 am - 9:30 am CxO Breakfast Briefing, Investor Breakfast Briefing & Satellite Talks

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

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

9:30 am - 9:40 am CHAIRPERSON

Visionary opening 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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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

10:00 am - 10:20 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

10:20 am - 10:40 am TECH TRAILBLAZER

 AI-ready infrastructure: Consolidating data centres and 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?
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

Chief Information Security Officer
Dubai Municipality, 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

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: BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES

12:00 pm - 12:10 pm CHAIRPERSON

Opening address

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 TECH TALK

Security analytics: How AI can help you stay ahead of cyber security threats

  • AI-based cyber security technology to accelerate incident detection and incident response
  • Where can machine learning make a difference in isolating high-risk situations and vulnerabilities?
  • Generating a unified view of security status across the network – is AI the answer?
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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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

1:30 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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Saeed Al Nahdi

Head of Self Service
Arab National Bank, Saudi Arabia

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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

Meet Marie: ING’s leading chatbot

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

Global Head of Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
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

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm AI Week Start-up Champions: Finalist pitches & Award Winners

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

Panellists:
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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 programmes
  • 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

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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 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

5:50 pm - 6:00 pm 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