These interactive sessions will take place from 9-12 October in Hall 8 in the VR AR zone.

The sessions will run from 11-1pm daily and will feature some of the leading content providers that will demonstrate the capabilities of augmented, virtual and mixed realities. The expert sessions lead by companies such as Eventagrate, Take Leap, Pixel Hunters and Giga Works will serve to educate visitors about the practical uses of these technologies across various industries including, retail, tourism, automotive, real estate and education.

9th October

 

Speaker: Christopher Queen, Veterinarian, Tech Enthusiast, Publisher & Best Selling Author of Vet School, the Premier Guide to Veterinary Careers

Umm Suqeim Veterinary Centre Smartly

VR & healthcare and Animal welfare

Time: 11:00am (40 mins)

 

Speaker: Hassan Kiyani,  Owner & Founder, Kiynai Media

VR Film making

Time: 11:40 (40 mins)

 

Speaker: Karim Saad, CEO & Founder, Giga Works

VR Film making and brand communication

Time: 12:20pm (40 mins)

 

Speaker: Rami KichliSoftware AG

Your Digital Transformation #withoutcompromise

Time: 2pm (30 mins)

Kichli has occupied sales and managerial positions for various IT companies in the Middle East for around 20 years. He worked for SAP prior to joining Software AG and has held executive posts at Exact Software. Kichli holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the American University of Beirut.

 

Speaker: Edoardo Fabio Montagnoli, Booleserver

The Secure Enterprise Collaboration Solution

Time: 2:30 (30 mins)

Eddy Montagnoli is the International Business Development Manager for Boole Server. He’s an enthusiastic professional that brings several years of experience in Partnerships Development as well as Customer Success with a strong International background. He’s dedicated to his role of understanding the needs of the market and assessing coherent business strategies to support the International Expansion of Boole Server. His product expertise and being the subject matter expert of BooleBox secure sharing, complete his profile, enabling a true and strategic direction of the Company growth.

 

Speaker: Monzer Tohme, Epicor

Smart Manufacturing in Digital Age

Time: 3pm (30mins)

Monzer joined Epicor in March 2017 as Regional Vice President, Middle East & Africa. Taking leadership of a business that has seen strong growth over the last year, Tohme will focus on building the sales team, growing the channel community and expanding the company’s footprint particularly among small to medium businesses (SMBs) in the regional hospitality and manufacturing service sectors. An industry veteran with over 25 years of sales experience in the ERP market, prior to joining Epicor, Monzer held sales leadership roles with Infor, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft and Oracle. 

 

Speaker: Raed Ali Hijer, Dell EMC

Machine Learning 101

Time: 3:30pm (30 mins)

Raed is a seasoned veteran with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He held many roles as Workstation Sales Engineer, Senior Technical Consultant and System Lead Engineer.
During his tenure he has in depth experience with modern workloads and technologies such as Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Remote and Virtualized GPU Accelerated VDI, HPC and others.
Raed holds a M.Sc. degree from University of Tennessee, Knoxville in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is a patented engineer with many patents and papers in the areas of Autonomic Computing,
PCB Design and Image Processing

 


 

11th October

 

Speaker: Ruslan Krimov, Founder, Eventagrate 

VR & AR - Commercial usage

Time: 11am (40 mins)

 

Speaker: Badal Dixit, CEO/Founder, PearlQuest

VR is bigger than you think

Time: 11:40am (40 mins)

 

Speaker: Patrick Litchy, Assistant Professor, Media Design, Zayed University

Education

Time: 12:20pm (40 mins)

 

Speaker: Hatem Zeine, Ossia

The Future of Smart Cities and Homes

Time: 1:30

Hatem Zeine serves as the Chairman, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Scientist of Ossia Inc. Hatem Zeine founded Ossia Inc., in 2008 and served as its Chief Executive Officer. Hatem Zeine's career in technology spans over two decades. He is a Serial Entrepreneur & Creator of Cota Technology. He is a recognized expert on wireless power and its potential, speaking regularly at events and conferences on innovation and the moon-shot thinking that drives his entrepreneurial spirit. Prior to founding Ossia, Hatem Zeine served as a Director/Principal Engineer/Principal Software Architect at Microsoft, leading PM, Development and Test initiatives. 

 

Speaker: Monzer Tohme, Epicor

Smart Companies in Digital Transformation

Time: 2pm(30 mins)

Monzer joined Epicor in March 2017 as Regional Vice President, Middle East & Africa. Taking leadership of a business that has seen strong growth over the last year, Tohme will focus on building the sales team, growing the channel community and expanding the company’s footprint particularly among small to medium businesses (SMBs) in the regional hospitality and manufacturing service sectors. An industry veteran with over 25 years of sales experience in the ERP market, prior to joining Epicor, Monzer held sales leadership roles with Infor, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft and Oracle. 

 

Speaker: Amit Lakhmani, Max Mobility Pvt. Ltd

Technology Innovation & Transformation: Lessons from history and prescriptions for the future

Time: 2:30 (30 mins)

A first generation entrepreneur, Amit set up his first Internet Technology Outsourcing company in 2001. Having experienced key technology and delivery roles in the internet space, Amit dived into telecom space and founded MaxMobility in 2004. As an early player in the Consumer and Enterprise mobility space, he has conceptualized and developed several award winning products - building MaxMobility from a garage start-up to a 200+ strong company.

 

Speaker: Pranab Mohapatra

Disruptive Real-time Big Data Analytics & Visualization

Time: 3pm (30 mins)

Pranab has more than 22 years of international experience in handing global customers and CxOs within the client community. He help them in implementing business intelligence and data driven smart real-time reporting solutions. He is a transformational leader in deploying automated solutions globally across different industry verticals. He is an astute leader with passion to transform the business through understanding the pain areas and recommending high value automated solutions to the key stakeholders through visualization & decision making tools.

10TH OCTOBER

 

Speaker: Salman Yusuf

AR VR & Industry applications

Time: 11:00am (40 mins)

 

Speaker: Mathias Krampe, Business Development Head/ Co-Founder, AUGGD

Enterprise AR

Time: 11:40am (40 mins)

 

Speaker: Tarik Taman, General Manager of India, Middle East & Africa, Infor

Value of ERP in the Cloud

Time: 2:30pm (30 mins)

Tarik is responsible for all aspects of bringing Infor's innovative Industry Cloud Strategy to South & North Asia, Middle East and Africa. Tarik's extensive experience in Healthcare, Retail, Manufacturing, HCM & Finance will help Infor's 1000's of customers in these regions embrace Infor's Cloud Strategy, while growing Infor's influence and market share in the fastest growing regions of the world

 

Speaker: Baskaran KT, KriyaTec Systems Inc

Blockchain – 5W1H (who, what, where, when, why, how)

Time: 3pm (30mins)

Baskaran KT, is a serial entrepreneur who has created his own companies and having 23+ years of experience in IT industry. In his professional journey, he worked in USA, UAE, UK, and Singapore. With all this experience behind, he started KriyaTec on 2009, providing enterprise solutions to Banking and Finance, Health, Process Automation and Service industries KriyaTec Systems Inc., USA was started in 2012 and he has an office at San Francisco. In addition to his regular work, he is working with NGOs, Start-up Companies and Education Institutions.

Awards & Recognition
- “Outstanding Technopreneur Award” from “National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development “, Coimbatore.
- “Entrepreneurs of the Year 2016” from Entrepreneurs council of India, Chennai.

Member in other Forums
- Chair Person, NASSCOM – SME Council, Tamil Nadu Region
- Technology Panel Member : FICCI, Tamil Nadu State Council
- Mentor, Founder Institute
- TiE, Chennai

 

Speaker: Tripp Partain, Global CTO, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

IOT at the Edge 

Time: 3:30pm (30 mins)

 


 

12th October

 

Speaker: Dr.Osama Abouelkhir, Director, Smart Yotta

AR & Healthcare

Time: 11am (40 mins)

 

Speaker: Mr. Srish Kumar Agrawal, A1 Future Technologies Pvt Ltd

Futuristic Marketing & Positioning Strategies for Tech Companies

Time: 2pm (30 mins)

A veteran in the branding & internet marketing ecosystem, Srish is the founder of multiple successful online businesses.
Riding the wave from the dot com era, right from when jargons like SEO, Content Marketing were rather unheard, he built a remarkable company generating 100 percent of its revenues through online marketing. His client base, routed entirely from the overseas market, was acquired without him even setting his foot across the waters.
Srish’s in-depth knowledge of the branding and marketing space coupled with his unparalleled experience and ability to keep up with the industry dynamics has been a significant growth driver for him and all those he consulted. 
He has been recognised as one of the Top 50 Digital Marketing Experts by various online publications for his prolific achievements.