Agenda

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome address

09:35 – 09:45

Chief Guest Address
AI Minister / PM*

09:50 – 10:10

Opening Keynote: Building a Smart Government

Electronic services were launched in the UAE before anyone could even think of it. There is a continual attempt in making government services more effective and less time consuming in their most recent spell of modernising their technology and making everything AI enabled. Through strategic relationships with both the public and private sectors, the government is actively working to expedite the pace of AI adoption.

10:15 – 10:30

Keynote 2: Accelerating change: Towards more interconnected and data-driven world

This session will focus on how to assist organisations in establishing AI projects in order to compete in the race for success. The future is data and AI-driven, and the sooner businesses get on board, the better off they will be. This session will also include topics to focus on in order to boost AI adoption and transformation of businesses.

10.35 – 11.00

Networking Coffee Break

11:05 – 11:20

Customer Success Story

11:25 – 12:30

Panel: Escaping Threats on the road to developing an AI enabled organisation

This discussion will focus on how to assist organisations in establishing AI projects in order to compete in the race for success. The future is data and AI-driven, and the sooner businesses get on board, the better off they will be. This session will also include topics to focus on in order to boost AI adoption and transformation of businesses.

Binoo Joseph, Group CIO/CTO, Emaar
Krishna Gopi, Group Chief Disruption Officer, GEMS Education
Piyush Chowhan, Group Chief Information Officer, LuLu Group International
Noman Rasheed, Head of IT, Dubai Islamic Bank
Dr Jassim Haji, President Artificial Intelligence Society, Bahrain 
 

12:30 – 12:45

Customer Success Story

12.45 – 14.00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:20

Fireside Chat: The Digital Skill Shortage – Learn how to navigate through

While 71% of CEO’s anticipate the skills and labour shortage will be 2022’s biggest business disrupter. This fireside chat talks about some honest and tried and tested models on how to get labour back to track and use technology to the fullest

Discussion Points:

New age talent | Future job categories | Upskilling the current workforce | Expanding skillsets against technology trends | jobs of the Future

14:25 – 14:50

Customer Success Story

14:50 – 14:40

CISO Panel Discussion: Breaking Barriers with Cloud: The Contingency Plan
Data provides a critical foundation for every operation of your organization. Protecting and using it securely is central to a zero-trust strategy. Unfortunately, cybercriminals also see the value of data and seek to exploit security vulnerabilities to put your information at risk. Secure data solutions, whether on-premises or in hybrid multi-cloud environments, help you gain greater visibility and insights to investigate and remediate threats, and enforce real-time controls and compliance. This session will look at how organisations can set up cloud infrastructure and solutions to safeguard data against new threats.Discussion points:
New cybersecurity challenges | Understanding cloud security | Network Security | New cloud security solutions | Disaster recovery and backupQasim Abu Hantash, Senior Specialist & Program Lead, Dubai Health Authority
Shrini Viswanath, Co-founder, Upstox*

14:45 – 15:00

Customer Success Story

15:00 – 15:45

Panel Discussion: The Data & Analytics Vision Board – Bringing the best out of data

This discussion will focus on different Data Analytics frameworks. The future is moving from Data Drive to Data Analytics Driven organization. The discussion will revolve around different ways through which the organizations are reaping some insightful information from the data.

Veneeth Purushotaman, Group CIO, Aster DM Healthcare
Srinivasan Sampath, CTO, First Abu Dhabi Bank ( FAB)
Shino Thomas, CTO, Ahli Bank

15:50 – 16:10

Closing keynote: What lies ahead for data management and data analytics
 

16:10 – 16:15

Closing remarks

 

                                               The Economic Times DataCon Awards – Dubai 2022

16.15 – 16.45

Felicitation & Networking Cocktails

*The agenda is subject to change and it will keep evolving