Gitex Technology Week 2014

18-22 October 2015

Dubai World Trade Centre

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Big Data Conference


Big Data - 14 Oct
09:00 - 09:30
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Big data is not about collecting data, it’s about how we harness this information and as a community empower citizens with information and intelligence.
Speaker(s)  Simon Torrance, Member, Big Data Programme, World Economic Forum
09:30 - 10:00
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Social Networking Sites have revolutionized everyday communication, marketing, as well as our perception of the world. Furthermore, various physical social technologies which enable harvesting of the collective intelligence of groups have started to become more widely spread. On...
Speaker(s)  Dr. Nikolaos Mavridis, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10:00 - 10:30
10:45 - 11:15
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Big Data can mean big benefits for business, if you understand how to approach it correctly.
  • Staying clear of inflated expectations
  • Know the limits – learn how to separate myth from reality
  • Business Intelligence versus Big Data – what’s the difference?
  • Lessons from the past -...
Speaker(s)  Haritha Ramachandran, Industry Manager Information and Communication Technologies, Frost & Sullivan
11:15 - 11:45
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Nick Millman will share the findings from a recent Accenture survey to illustrate the ways in which organisations are driving value from Big Data. The focus of the presentation will be on case studies demonstrating the critical success factors when implementing Big Data and the value...
Speaker(s)  Nick Millman, Managing Director, Accenture
11:45 - 12:15
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Big Data is at the heart of conversation today and the leaders are no longer taking decision without a better understanding of the audience they are addressing. In the session, Linkedin will share key insights about its members globally and in MENA , plus we reveal...
Speaker(s)  Rajai El Khadem, Government Alliances Manager, LinkedIn
12:15 - 12:45
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Speaker(s)  Paul Devlin, Head of SAP Platforms, SAP Middle East and North Africa
12:45 - 13:45
13:45 - 14:15
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Big Data opportunities offer the regional governments a real opportunity to get closer and understand their citizens better. This session will look at interesting ways in which regional authorities and industry bodies are making progress by combining data and digital economics.
Speaker(s)  Mrs. Omobola Johnson , Honorable Minister of Communication Technology, Nigeria
Prof. Dr. Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar, Transportation Research Institute (IMOB), Hasselt University
Maher Shirah, Strategy Excellence Manager, Roads and Transport Authority
Mr. Ahmed Baig, Director - Corporate Strategy, Risk, Excellence, Smartworld
Abdulkader lamaa, Principal, Strategy& (Formerly Booz & Co)
14:15 - 12:45
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The transport sector will overtake industry as the largest energy user by 2020 & this sector has major negative economic, social and environmental side effects. This session will talk about using big data to develop policy frameworks which are aimed at mitigating negative externalities of transport....
Speaker(s)  Prof. Dr. Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar, Transportation Research Institute (IMOB), Hasselt University
15:00 - 15:30
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Big Data and Cloud is here to stay! But like any other new technology, it has certainly brought more complexity into the business landscape. It has made not just Information Technology more complicated, but also forced CIOs to constantly evaluate ways to use and integrate data...
Speaker(s)  Iliyas Kooliyankal , Director - Information Security, Information Technology, ADS SECURITIES
15:30 - 16:00
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As more organisations are jumping on the Big Data bandwagon, there is a growing demand for professionals with the right skills to collate, analyse and architect intelligence from disparate data sources. This session will review the skills in...
Speaker(s)  Dr. James Stanger, Senior Director, Product Development, PhD , CompTIA
16:00 - 16:10

Sponsors

  • Analytics PartnerAnalytics Partner
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  • Big Data – Platinum SponsorBig Data – Platinum Sponsor
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  • Cloud Confex – Platinum SponsorCloud Confex – Platinum Sponsor
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  • Industry Briefings Government – Strategic SponsorIndustry Briefings Government – Strategic Sponsor
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  • Official Transportation Partner Official Transportation Partner
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  • Smart Experience Partner Smart Experience Partner
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  • SME Zone Publication PartnerSME Zone Publication Partner
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  • Student Lab In Association WithStudent Lab In Association With
  • Student Lab Lead SponsorStudent Lab Lead Sponsor
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  • Supporting PartnerSupporting Partner
  • UAE Live Blog PartnerUAE Live Blog Partner
  • Organised by
    Organised by
  • Co-located Event
    Co-located Event
  • Co-located Event
    Co-located Event
  • Official Country Partner: Nigeria
    Official Country Partner: Nigeria
  • Strategic Partner
    Strategic Partner
  • GulfComms Endorsed By
    GulfComms Endorsed By
  • Smart Experience Partner
    Smart Experience Partner
  • Majlis Lounge Sponsor
    Majlis Lounge Sponsor
  • Official Smart Car Partner
    Official Smart Car Partner
  • Network & Security Headline Sponsor
    Network & Security Headline Sponsor
  • GulfComms Headline Sponsor
    GulfComms Headline Sponsor
  • Student Lab In Association With
    Student Lab In Association With
  • Student Lab Lead Sponsor
    Student Lab Lead Sponsor
  • Pre-Registration Sponsor
    Pre-Registration Sponsor
  • Content Hub & Media Centre Sponsor
    Content Hub & Media Centre Sponsor
  • Smart Sessions Strategic Sponsor
    Smart Sessions Strategic Sponsor
  • Big Data Diamond Sponsor
    Big Data Diamond Sponsor
  • Big Data – Platinum Sponsor
    Big Data – Platinum Sponsor
  • Cloud Confex Diamond Sponsor
    Cloud Confex Diamond Sponsor
  • Big Data – Platinum Sponsor
    Big Data – Platinum Sponsor
  • Cloud Confex Platinum Sponsor
    Cloud Confex Platinum Sponsor
  • Cloud Confex – Platinum Sponsor
    Cloud Confex – Platinum Sponsor
  • Cloud Confex Gold Sponsor
    Cloud Confex Gold Sponsor
  • Industry Partner Smart Sessions
    Industry Partner Smart Sessions
  • Digital Strategies Forum – Strategic Sponsor
    Digital Strategies Forum – Strategic Sponsor
  • Industry Briefings Government – Strategic Sponsor
    Industry Briefings Government – Strategic Sponsor
  • FTTH Workshops In Association With
    FTTH Workshops In Association With
  • Official Transportation Partner
    Official Transportation Partner
  • Supporting Partner
    Supporting Partner
  • Supported By
    Supported By
  • Knowledge Partner
    Knowledge Partner
  • SME Zone Publication Partner
    SME Zone Publication Partner
  • Official Publisher
    Official Publisher
  • Official Travel Partner
    Official Travel Partner
  • Arabic News Partner
    Arabic News Partner
  • Official Arabic Live Blog Partner
    Official Arabic Live Blog Partner
  • UAE Live Blog Partner
    UAE Live Blog Partner
  • Analytics Partner
    Analytics Partner
  • Official Regional News Broadcaster
    Official Regional News Broadcaster
  • Official Courier Handler
    Official Courier Handler