SECURITY AND
INNOVATION FOR
A CONNECTED
FUTURE

The foremost cyber security conference in Asia,
the Middle East and Africa

7,350+

VISITORS

120+

EXHIBITORS

100+

TALKS

80+

COUNTRIES

4

DAYS OF
CONTENT

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Ali  Abdul Aziz Al Ali

Vice President Information Technology

ADNOC

Ian  O’Han

CEO and Founder

Freedom Pizza

Ms  Rasha M. Abu AlSaud

CISO

at one of the largest Middle East based banks

Mr Selim Aissi

CISO

Ellie Mae

Ammar Al Malik

Executive Director

Dubai Internet City

Younus Al Nasser

Assistant Director General

Smart Dubai Office

Mr Mohammed Hamad A. Al Neyadi

IT Security Section Head

Department of Finance, Abu Dhabi

Brigadier General Khalid Al Razooqi

Director General

Artificial Intelligence, Dubai Police

Mr Abdulla Bader Al Sayari

CISO

Department of Health, Abu Dhabi

Mr Mamoun Alhomssey

CIO

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Mr Khaled Alnuaimi

CIO

Easter Province Governorate, Ministry of Interior

Dr Abdullah Alothman

CIO

Ministry of Culture and Information, Saudi Arabia

Said Amara

Global Procurement Process Automation Strategy & Planning Lead

Nokia

Mr Rizwan Arain

CISO

Habib Bank

Sanjay Bakshi

Head of Digital Transformation

Shell

Chris Ballinger

CFO and Head of Mobility Services

Toyota Research Institute, USA

Mr Ger Baron

Chief Technology Officer

City of Amsterdam

Mr Pierre Barreau

CEO

Aiva Technologies

H.E. Dr. Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr

Director General

Smart Dubai Office

Mr Richard Browning

Founder and Chief Test Pilot

Gravity Industries

Mr David Cass

CISO, Cloud & SaaS

IBM

Adi Chhabra

Head of Product Management and Innovation

Vodafone

Hans Christensen

Director

Dubai Silicon Oasis

Jamie Cudden

Smart City Project Manager

Dublin City Council

Mr Ahmed Duwaih

Senior Manager IT Security

Abu Dhabi Airports Company

Mr Kai Gait

Senior Global Digital Director

GlaxoSmithKline, UK

Mr Alejandro Becerra Gonzalez

Group CISO

Telefónica

Gero Gunkel

Group Artificial Intelligence Lead

Zurich Insurance

Mr Muhittin Hasancioglu

ex-VP CISO

Shell International

Lucy Hedges

BBC Presenter and Technology Editor

UK Metro

Mr Ng Hoo Ming

Deputy Chief Executive (Operations)

Cyber Security Agency of Singapore

Ayman Ismail Soliman

Co-Founder, Chairman,

New Cairo Administrative Capital, Egypt

Mr Chin Kiat Chim

CISO

DHL Express

Wessam Lootah

CEO

Smart Dubai Government

Mr Alberto Hernández Moreno

CEO

INCIBE - Spanish National Cyber Security Institute

Dr Rudra Murthy

CISO

Amazon Pay

Faisal Rashid

Director - Demand Side Management

Supreme Council of Energy

Mr Jarkko Rautula

Group CISO

Ikea Group

Naimish Shah

SVP - Head of Innovation & Emerging Technology

Emirates NBD

Mr Amer Sharaf

CEO - Compliance Support and Alliances

Dubai Electronic Security Center, UAE

Shahriar Sikder

Technologist & Founder

Synaptically

Gurjit Singh

SVP Real Estate

Dubai World Trade Centre

Dr Larissa Suzuki

Smart Cities and Disruptive Tech Expert

UK

Sander Van Stiphout

Executive Director

Amsterdam Arena

Maja Vujinovic

CEO

OGroup

Dr Ehsan Warriah

Senior Data Scientist

Roads & Transport Authority

Dr Mohammad Yekta

Data Scientist

Apple

Salman Yusuf

Managing Director

Takeleap

EVERYTHING
YOU NEED TO
KNOW

Build your network in the world’s fastest IoT adopting region

The global market for IoT networking solutions is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.6% through 2022, when the market could be worth $1.0 trillion, according to the report Internet of Things (IoT) Networks: Technologies and Global Markets to 2022.

Internet of Things Expo and Conference (ioTx) is the regions gathering place for all who thrive on the business digitisation and transformation. It serves an international dialogue on the internet of Things, market needs, and innovative solutions with keynote speakers comprised of industry executives and heads of state from around the region. Topics include smart cities, blockchain, artificial intelligence, transportation, cyber security, big data and more.

ioTx BY NUMBERS

7,350

UNIQUE ATTENDEES

4,660

ATTENDEES VISIT
NO OTHER SHOW

120

EXHIBITOR & SPONSORS

80

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

NEW AND IMPROVED

AI TALKS, 1-2 MAY

AI is the future – this was the stand out message from the World Government Summit. That’s why we have launched a brand new 2-day conference with a stellar array of speakers from companies like Apple, GSK and Zurich.

NEW AND IMPROVED
INSPIRE TALKS

Hear the inspiring talks of inventors from across the world who are developing game changing technologies that will change the way we live.

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NEW AND IMPROVED

X LABS, 1-3 MAY

We’ve beefed up the Market Labs with more free sessions than ever before. Now called the X-Labs because of the dazzling array of game-changing products being discussed, this is the place to sit back and imbibe 3-days of innovation and game-changing technology sessions.

NEW AND IMPROVED

SECRET BRIEFINGS
1-3 MAY

By invitation only, these 90 minute seminars are closed door and delivered by world experts in Cyber, AI, blockchain, and IOT. Free for those lucky enough to get an invitation, you’ll want to tell everybody the amazing stuff you learned – but you can’t, because its secret!

NEW AND IMPROVED

GENIUS TALKS
1-3 MAY

For the first time ever, we’ve just scaled up the amount of free sessions to enjoy by formalising a series of product launches, hacking demos, free lectures and socials, delivered on their stands, by some of the best companies in the game.

NEW AND IMPROVED

GISEC Mainstage
1-3 MAY

Bigger, better, and still indisputably the best cyber conference in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Now with more C-Level thought leaders from global companies like IBM, Ikea, Telefonica, GE, Amazon Pay and DHL.

NEW AND IMPROVED

BFSI Cyber Focus Day
3 MAY

New for this year, we’ve launched a totally focused final day stream for the banking, financial services and insurance industries.

NEW AND IMPROVED

GOVERNMENT MASTERCLASS
30 APRIL

New for 2018, and by invitation only. This is designed for leaders in government cyber security and delivered by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore and the National Crime Agency of the UK.

NEW AND IMPROVED

OIL & GAS MASTER CLASS
30 APRIL

New for 2018, a true master class designed for leaders in infosec on the oil and gas sector and delivered by the former CISOs of two legendary IOCs: Shell and BP.

NEW AND IMPROVED

FUTURE BLOCKCHAIN SUMMIT
2-3 MAY

Launched this year and co-located with Future Technology Week, all GISEC visitors can access this two day exhibition on blockchain for free.

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