4 - 5 September 2018
Park Hyatt Dubai, UAE

Conference Day Two: 5 September, 2018

Day 1 wrap-up, Day 2 rev-up!

Omar Al Busaidy

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

9:10 am - 9:30 am BIG PICTURE: Security analytics: How AI can help you stay ahead of cyber security threats

Shrimant Tripathy - Head of IT Risk and Security Advisory, World Bank Group, USA
• 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?

Shrimant Tripathy

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

9:30 am - 9:50 am TECH TALK: Evolving security safeguards to risk-proof your AI strategies

• Debating the right balance of openness in AI
• Developing improved technical measures for verifying the robustness of systems
• Will the proliferation of AI lead to an expansion of existing and new threats?

9:50 am - 10:10 am ROBOT & HUMAN PERSPECTIVES: How can humans & machines work together?

Dr. Kalthoom Mohammed Ali Hassan - Director, Hospitals Department, Ministry of Health and Prevention, UAE
• Deep dive into the black box! Evaluating the strengths of machines to understand AI decision making
• An entrepreneur’s perspective: Enabling a harmonious culture for AI in a workplace
• Eradicating misconceptions and driving awareness for an augmented society

Dr. Kalthoom Mohammed Ali Hassan

Director, Hospitals Department
Ministry of Health and Prevention, UAE

10:10 am - 10:30 am REGIONAL TRAILBLAZER AI and cyber security


  • Reviewing the opportunities for front and back-end automation
  • Understanding the potential cost-savings on a bigger scale

Anshul Srivastav

Chief Information Officer
Union Insurance, UAE

10:50 am - 11:10 am Artificial Intelligence in Business - are we there yet?

Tomasz Kulakowski - Chief Executive Officer, Deepsense.ai


Tomasz Kulakowski

Chief Executive Officer

11:10 am - 11:40 am Networking break


Opening address

Safdar Hussain

Data Scientist, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Expert


Automated instant credit decision through AI

• Analysing how Machine Learning/AI based algorithms can be used to predict if a customer will default
• Generating insights that you can take action on right now
• Evaluation metrics – investment needs and impact analysis

Safdar Hussain

Data Scientist, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Expert

Data security, fraud prevention, detection & anti-money laundering (AML)

  • Real-time strategies to identify and eradicate fraud in all avenues of commerce including online and in-person banking
  • New biometric identification methods: Face, voice and heart
  • Effectively mining data to uncover meaningful patterns, consideration of anomalies and verify suspicions

Evans Munyuki

Group Chief Digital Officer
Emirates NBD, UAE

Next-generation innovation labs: Establishing effective teams and meeting consumer demands

Emre Karter

Managing Director, Treasury and Trade Solutions Head, Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan & Turkey (MENAPT)
Citi, UAE

People problems. Sourcing AI talent, creating team structures and establishing an AI culture

  • Overcoming scarcity of technical talent – how to close the gaps
  • Reviewing the impact of AI on current employees

Ali Khaled Al Hashmi

Senior Vice President & Head of Human Resources & Centre of Excellence Group
Union National Bank, UAE

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Networking lunch break


2:15 pm - 2:40 pm HACKATHON

AI Hackathon – finalists & judging session

Watch the finalists of the AI Hackathon as they pitch live in front of our expert judges

2:40 pm - 3:10 pm WORKSHOP

AI Roadmap Creation

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm WORKSHOP

Government Partnerships: How can you be part of the AI journey?

3:30 pm - 3:30 pm Closing remarks & end of conference