AGENDA

AGENDA

01 May 2018

10:45 am

Welcoming Address – 
Lucy Hedges, Presenter, BBC

11:00 am

Keynote Address: The Pursuit of Happiness

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Dubai is advancing at an exponential rate in becoming one of the smartest cities in the world. The city has passionately embraced new technologies and is now held as hub for innovation however this is...

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11:25 am

Putting smart to work with IoT and AI

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To capitalize on the digitization of the physical world, businesses are using AI-powered IoT solutions to better engineer products, manage operations and engage with people through connected things. J...

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  • Sania Abbas Business Unit Executive, Watson Internet of Things - IBM Middle East, Africa & Turkey

11:45 am

Panel Discussion: Cognitive Cities – Discussing the convergence of new technologies with IoT to create thinking cities

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Examining the how data can enable administrators to make more informed decisions Utilising cognitive computing to allow cities to react to change autonomously Assessing how cognitive will facilitate b...

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12:15 pm

Special Presentation – Enabling the proliferation of electric vehicles

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12:30 pm

Panel Discussion: Smart Mobility: Investigating how IoT is enabling smarter transportation in the region’s future cities

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Can smart cities improve mobility through incident data and traffic optimization? Can automated vehicles become benchmark for successful IoT monetization? Assessing the future of electric vehicles in ...

Moderator

  • Ahmed Abbas Development & Interface Manager – Middle East - Mott Macdonald

Speakers

1:10 pm

Special presentation: GBM

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  • Hani NofalMr Hani Nofal Vice President, Intelligent Network Solutions - Gulf Business Machines

1:30 pm

Lunch and Networking

2:30 pm

Exploring the role of blockchain in future cities

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Understanding how Blockchain and IoT can intograte together to enable a more efficient city Assessing how blockchain will give citizens control of their digital data to improve transparency Examining ...

Moderator

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3:15 pm

Understanding the impact of 5G to identify how it will benefit IoT

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The 5th generation of mobile communication technology is set to be rolled out in the next 24 months. This will allow data to be transferred 10 times faster than currently possible in addition to a muc...

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3:45 pm

Panel Discussion: Smart Built Environments – Developing efficient urban spaces of the future

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It is predicted that by 2050 about 64% developing world of the and 86% of the developed world will be urbanised. In light of this stakeholders are looking at technology to make these built spaces smar...

Panelists

4:30 pm

‘Learning to Fly – human mobility Reimagined’

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Former Oil Trader & Royal Marine Richard Browning is defining a new era in human mobiity with the 1000bhp Gravity Jet Suit, live at Future Technology Week.

1:30 pm

Lunch and Networking

2:30 pm

How to become a data driven operator

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Driving your business into the future requires a cultural change. Becoming a data-driven organization takes time and an organization wide commitment to infuse analytics into all operations, but the ha...

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2:55 pm

Case Study: Public and Private Partnerships – Examining how to partner with cutting edge tech companies to improve your cities smartness

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Smart Dublin is delivering a programme that encourages the creation of solutions to address city needs. It has an emphasis on using the opportunities offered by emerging technology and public data. Sm...

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3:20 pm

Case Study: Smart City Strategies for economic growth

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Freedom Pizza is a growing multi-unit carry out and delivery pizza company, founded and based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with international ambitions and capabilities. It has over 200 employees. F...

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3:55 pm

Securing IoT and being an essential layer of smart cities

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"In history, Babylon state used proto-cuneiforms in order to control economic transactions, and to monitor the administration of local economies by means of a numerical system. Nowadays, Blockchain re...

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  • Ali Rebaie President - Data Science Anthropologist

4:20 pm

Harnessing the power of new technologies – Examining the convergence of Blockchain, AI and IoT

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4:45 pm

Inspire Talks: I believe I can fly – Icarus World Record Wingsuit Project

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Dr Angelo is Lecturer in Astronautics and Advanced Propulsion within the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton and is a specialist in the development and testing ...

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5:10 pm

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