9th October

Session: Drive Digital, Hosted by 

Time: 9am - 10:30am

Location: Meeting Room- Dubai D

Purpose: Become a part of the digital transformation – Take your business online, learn about the key trends and discover how you can survive the ongoing transformation.

Briefing Leaders:

  • Lino Cattaruzzi, Managing Director Middle East & North Africa, Google
  • Shane Nolan, Director, New Business Sales - Google Marketing Solutions EMEA, Google
  • Adam Kwasniewski, Head of SMB Marketing, Middle East & North Africa, Google

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Session: Going Cloud, Hosted by 

Time: 9am - 10:30am

Location: Bubble Lounge

Purpose: Learn how to drive your business transformation in the cloud without compromising on local regulations and security requirements.

Briefing Leader: Swami Natarajan, SaaS Strategy Leader, Oracle

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Session: Cybersecurity, Hosted by 

Time: 9am - 10:30am

Location: Bubble Lounge

Purpose: Learn about upcoming digital trends and discover how you can capitalize on staying ahead of the curve

Briefing Leader:  Pedro Pereira, Digital Transformation Leader, SAP

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Session: Data Governance, Hosted by 

Time: 9am - 10:30am

Location: Meeting room, Dubai C

Purpose: Gain insights and debate how technology & innovation can be woven into a blueprint for B2B and B2C enterprise analytics, voice activated analytics, data lineage, machine learning and Artificial Intelligence. 

Briefing Leader: Michael Saylor, CEO and Chairman, MicroStrategy

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11th OCTOBER

Session: Navigating Digital Trends, Hosted by 

Time: 9am - 10:30am

Location: Meeting room, Dubai C

Purpose: Learn about upcoming digital trends and discover how you can capitalize on staying ahead of the curve

Briefing Leader: Pedro Pereira, Digital Transformation Leader, SAP

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Session: Supply Chain Logistics, Hosted by 

Time: 9am - 10:30am

Location: Bubble Lounge

Purpose: Create visibility through real-time data in your supply-chain – demonstrate streamlined operations, reduced business risk, increased efficiencies and better decision making.

Briefing Leaders:

  • Baljeet Nagi, SCM Strategy Director- Middle East, Africa, Oracle
  • Simon Nicholson, Senior Director, Product Management, Oracle

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Session: Cloud and Virtualisation, Hosted by 

Time: 9am - 10:30am

Location: Meeting room, Dubai D

Purpose: Build a strong security strategy and learn protect your data in differing environments both public and private

Briefing Leaders: Richard Bennett, Director of Accelerate & Advisory Services, VMware

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10TH oCTOBER

Session: Cybersecurity, Hosted by 

Time: 9am - 10:30am

Location: Meeting Room- Dubai D

Purpose: Learn how you can predict cyber threats. Enhance your company’s cyber threat management, engineer cyber resilience and protect your data.

Briefing Leaders:

  • Mr. Murali Rao, Global Head, CyberSecurity & Risk Services – Consulting, Advisory & Ventures, Wipro
  • Mr. Bharat Raigangar, Regional Head, Cybersecurity & Risk Services, Wipro
  • Ms. Tiffany A. Trofino, Consulting Partner – Cybersecurity & Risk Services, Wipro

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Session: Fintech cybersecurity, Hosted by  

Time: 9am - 10:30am

Location: Meeting Room- Dubai C

Purpose: Becoming cyber resilient – Addressing security gaps and protecting your business.

Briefing Leaders:

  • Eddie Schwartz, EVP Cyber Services, DarkMatter
  • Harshul Joshi, SVP Cyber Advisory Services, DarkMatter
  • Rabih Dabboussi, SVP Sales, Marketing & Business Development, DarkMatter
  • Alan White, VP Cyber Advisory Services, DarkMatter
  • Leo Cole, VP Marketing, DarkMatter
  • Hazem Mulhim, CEO, EastNets

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Session: Multi-cloud app security, Hosted by 

Time: 9am - 10:30am

Location: Bubble Lounge

Purpose: Discover how you can deploy any application, anywhere with consistent services and security in any environment including public or private cloud.

Briefing Leaders:

  • John Dilullo, Executive Vice President, F5
  • Chad Whalen, Vice President of Cloud Solutions, F5
  • Ahmed Kajoor, CIO , Dubai Municipality
  • Ahmed Al Emadi, CISO, Dubai Municipality 

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Session: Blockchain, Hosted by 

Time: 9am - 10:30am

Location: Bubble Lounge

Purpose: An influential, innovative and interactive discussion on the transformative power of blockchains and the most promising use cases, including payments, identity, asset tracking &custody and property rights.

Briefing Leaders:

  • Jeremy Millar, Chief of Staff, ConsenSys
  • Lina Hediah, Executive Director, MENA office, ConsenSys
  • Juan Llanos, FinTech & RegTech Lead, ConsenSys

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Session: Ireland Technology Forum

Hosted By: H.E Paul Kavanagh, Ireland’s Ambassador to United Arab Emirates

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Time: 5pm - 8pm

Location: Meeting Room- Dubai C

Purpose: Ireland has become one of the leading global technology hubs in ICT and one of the fastest growing software supplying countries in the world. Often referred to as the Silicon Valley of Europe Ireland is technologically and strategically well positioned to produce some of the most advanced technology companies with cutting-edge innovative solutions for today’s world. Attend this meeting to discover how Irish companies are leading innovations in some key ICT technologies, solutions and applications for diverse sectors including;  Internet of Things, information security, cloud computing, data analytics, customer experience management, mobile solutions, e-commerce, e-government, m-health and smart city technologies

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Focus areas: ICT, IoT, Telecoms, Banking

17:00 – 20:00, Tuesday 10th October

Location: Meeting Room - Dubai C

Agenda

17:00 – 17:15 Coffee and registration

17:15 – 17:30 Opening Remarks and Welcome

H.E Paul Kavanagh, Ambassador, Ireland

17:30 – 18:00 Panel

18:00 – 19:00  Company elevator pitch (10x5 mins each)

19:00 – 19:15 Q&A

19:15 – 20:00 Round table discussion

Attendees:

15 Irish companies/ tech start ups

10 UAE based companies

25 senior level dignitaries