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Free Learning Sessions Agenda

Free Learning Sessions Agenda

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11:30
  1. 45 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    The newest generation, Generation Z has started to enter the workforce. Their hyper-connected and high-tech upbringing will  bring a new set of behaviours, expectations and preferences. Thus, will cha ...
12:15
  1. 30 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    Research has shown that Gen Z find working for an organization that aligns with their social compass is important and could be, or most likely will be, the deciding factor in choosing their career and ...
12:45
  1. 25 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    By 2021, they will make up one-fifth of the labour force bringing different aspirations and expectations from their millennial counterparts. How should HR professionals look to attract this new genera ...
13:15
  1. 45 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    As the CXO of your company, you may be from a different era than the next generation. Are you of the opinion that today’s youth are ‘lazy’, ‘entitled’ or ‘self-absorbed’? "If we can see further than m ...
14:00
  1. 30 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
    Why sport proves that disruption and tradition can co-exist. How Wimbledon use AI, data and cloud technologies to turn a 150 year old tennis club into a data driven media business.
  2. 60 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    These new workers don’t remember a world without the internet and smartphones. While Millennials have sought work with a purpose, Gen Z’ers, are said to be driven by the fear of experiencing another r ...
14:30
  1. 120 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
    Exciting case study of a fast-growing Japanese startup that specializes in applying deep learning to the Internet of Things for factory automation and intelligent robotics. The session highlights the ...
  2. 60 mins
    • Tech Talks
    The increased demand for innovation hubs stemmed from the need for corporate giants to launch new products or services faster. Innovation hubs nurtures new ideas and helps develop innovative technolog ...
15:00
  1. 60 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    It would be a mistake to consider this most recent generation as simply “mini-Millennials” since they have characteristics that are uniquely their own. By 2020, Gen Z will account for 40% of all consu ...
16:00
  1. 30 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    Moving away from traditional models, this session will establish from studies / research which industries are expected to feel the shift to the next generation the most.
16:30
  1. 60 mins
    • Tech Talks
    Mobility and reachability have contributed significantly to the rise of M-Commerce. More and more people are shifting to doing their business  on their smartphones. However, technologies like Chatbots ...
11:00
  1. 30 mins
    • Future Mobility
    China’s transportation system is improving dramatically and becoming increasingly electrified allowing China to significantly decrease emissions. As the vehicle fleet of ICEs is being phased out and r ...
11:30
  1. 30 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
    Buzzwords in AI Latest trends of AI in retail Mind blowing applications in IoT How AI is revolutionizing healthcare What to expect in the next 5 to 10 years?!
  2. 30 mins
    • Future Mobility
    Affordable or commercially viable electric trucks is the next frontier in electrification after cars and buses. When thousands of electric trucks are on the road it will transform how energy grids, lo ...
  3. 45 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    Is passion something that can be found? There is an argument that unlike interests, skills or talents that can be gained or lost, our passion already lives within us and thrives when we focus our ener ...
  4. 20 mins
    • Tech Talks
    Presenting criticality of data protection while operating with public cloud services. How to safeguard your business and user information
12:00
  1. 30 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
  2. 30 mins
    • Future Mobility
    Working to set the stage for a future of Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, Gary will take the audience through the current technology and innovation that is guiding future mobility tod ...
  3. 60 mins
    • Tech Talks
    Same-day delivery is changing the way we shop and its demand is increasing significantly. Many companies have pivoted to integrate same-day delivery, including giant logistics providers. Not only does ...
12:15
  1. 45 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    Research has shown that Gen Z find working for an organization that aligns with their social compass is important and could be, or most likely will be, the deciding factor in choosing their career and ...
12:30
  1. 30 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
    According to PwC’s global CEO survey, 85 percent of CEOs agree that AI will significantly change the way they do business in the next five years. A recent news mentions that, AI adoption will account ...
  2. 45 mins
    • Future Mobility
    A discussion between some of the world’s leading auto manufacturers and innovative Start-ups on how revolutionising technology is taking shape in the form of EVs, micro-mobility, autonomous vehicles a ...
13:00
  1. 30 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
    Smallholder farmers are the backbone of the earth's food system, feeding over 70% of the entire planet, yet they are amongst the most underserved community. There is massive information asymmetry in t ...
  2. 45 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    Ashkay is from Harrow, North East London. He’s a regular 19-year-old who completed his A Levels in 2018. He’s also the millionaire managing director of online estate agent Doorsteps.co.uk, the “Uber” ...
13:15
  1. 45 mins
    • Future Mobility
13:45
  1. 45 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    Ed went on Dragons Den in 2017 and came out with investment from Jenny Campbell. He now runds DrivenMedia, a fast-growing company that turns commercial trucks into mobile billboards. Today, we talk to ...
14:00
  1. 40 mins
    • Future Mobility
    The 10,000 USD two-seater electric micro car with swappable batteries allowing its owners to take part in a car-share model to earn revenue, and avoid the need to stop and recharge.
14:30
  1. 120 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
    AI and Machine Learning are arguably considered to be the game changing technologies for business and society.. Opportunities are abundant, but with great opportunities come great risks and responsibi ...
  2. 210 mins
    • BICSI Workshop
    Learn how to differentiate between the availability and reliability of data centres. Case studies will be used to determine how to classify data centres for the correct class based on the ANSI/BICSI 0 ...
  3. 45 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    It would be a mistake to consider this most recent generation as simply ‘mini-Millennials’. They have characteristics that are uniquely their own. By 2020, Gen Z’ers will account for 40% of all consum ...
  4. 60 mins
    • Tech Talks
    One of the benefits of Blockchain is that it creates transparency and trust by making all transactions visible across all points.  To maintain confidentiality and security, all parties involved need t ...
16:30
  1. 60 mins
    • Tech Talks
    With its unprecedented specificity and scale, Data Analytics has enabled enterprises to collect and analyze terabytes of data relevant to different fields, one of which is Security. Organizations are ...
11:15
  1. 15 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
11:30
  1. 30 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
  2. 10 mins
    • Future Mobility
  3. 45 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    Does the education system today diminish creativity? Does it confine children to a certain path towards success? This session will empower you to think differently. Having personally followed a path o ...
  4. 20 mins
    • Tech Talks
    How risk-based approach to security operations in combination with orchestration & automation helps organizations supercharge their security operations
11:40
  1. 40 mins
    • Future Mobility
    A presentation on the aspirations of Virgin Hyperloop One to change the face of transportation for both passenger and cargo use and provide an update on technology and projects around the world.
12:00
  1. 30 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
    First fully-integrated artificial intelligence (AI) office building in UAE and greater MENA region. ZHA-designed Bee'ah headquarters in Sharjah set to become a fully-integrated AI building
  2. 60 mins
    • Tech Talks
    Payment conventions are rapidly changing. The usage of cash is dropping everyday. Now, consumers are moving towards more “frictionless” payment options that allows them to check-out almost twice as fa ...
12:15
  1. 45 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    Eddy dropped out of high-school at 17-years-old to launch a tech accelerator for teen startup founders. Now four years later, he’s founded Ayi Technology which has launched it’s visually stunning Ayi ...
12:20
  1. 30 mins
    • Future Mobility
    AutoX was the first company to launch robotaxi services in California. This presentation focuses on how cities can fast-track autonomous vehicle technologies and enabling regulations. It will also loo ...
12:30
  1. 30 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
    In this session, Mario Meir-Huber will talk about the key trends for the next months and 2020 to come. His session will focus on emerging trends and technologies, which now reach a level that makes th ...
12:50
  1. 40 mins
    • Future Mobility
    Live violin performance accompanied by video collages of film clips from time-lapse scenery, animations and slow-motion action that sync to the music.                                                  ...
13:00
  1. Break
    90 mins
  2. 30 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
  3. 60 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
14:00
  1. 60 mins
    • Future Mobility
    There is no consensus of either the technological potential or limitations of self-driving technologies. Few autonomous vehicles have yet been put in operation on public roads. This discussion brings ...
14:15
  1. 45 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    Alex amassed a $72 million fortune building online sports retailer New Work Sports out of his parents’ home. The 30-year-old Brit sells his products all over the world, turns over $26 million in reven ...
14:30
  1. 120 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
    As organisations build their data science and AI capabilities, there is increasingly strong need to develop best practice processes and practices for managing data science projects effectively and eff ...
  2. 60 mins
    • Tech Talks
    Immersive learning technology is seen as the future of learning and is changing the learning experience as we know it. The wide use of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality has made the technology mor ...
15:00
  1. 30 mins
    • Future Mobility
    The Advanced Warning System for Motorcycles (AWSM™) system employs sensors, robotics and AI protection system to track the speed, direction and velocity of up to 64 objects at a time giving the rider ...
  2. 45 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
15:45
  1. 45 mins
    • NXG – Next Generation
    Justin Shaifer, science educator and communicator, and Executive Director of Fascinate, Inc. is on a mission to attract more underrepresented students to STEM careers. In order to do so, Shaifer has l ...
16:30
  1. 60 mins
    • Tech Talks
    Prediction is an example of multiple things that AI can do better than humans. However, one particular area that AI lacked was Reasoning. Recently, there has been significant and intensive research an ...
09:30
  1. 30 mins
    • Africa Investment Forum
    Africa Business Briefing, discussions & Networking Breakfast. Hear the different perspectives on the impact on trade and investment from Chinese stakeholders. From funding major infrastructure alongsi ...
10:00
  1. 30 mins
    • Africa Investment Forum
    Africa Business Briefing & Networking Breakfast This discussion gives a real world perspective to help you prepare to take on and succeed doing business in Africa. The 2-hour CEO Connect breakfast fea ...
10:30
  1. 45 mins
    • Africa Investment Forum
    Succeeding in Africa requires more than a good idea, competence and investment. You need to have street smarts. From sourcing investment opportunities, securing the right join venture partners to navi ...
11:00
  1. 120 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
    How do two of the most revolutionary technologies of today, Blockchain and AI merge to create deep value for businesses and society? With the unhindered and ubiquitous growth of AI, how can we democra ...
11:15
  1. Coffee Break
    15 mins
    • Africa Investment Forum
11:40
  1. 30 mins
    • Future Mobility
    Around the world, Bird has partnered with more than 100 cities to provide new transportation options, complement public transit systems, and invest in safety infrastructure that benefits everyone. Thi ...
12:00
  1. 30 mins
    • Africa Investment Forum
    Nigeria represents one of the biggest opportunities to harness the skillsets of its demographic. This discussion looks at current prospects to outsource services and operations to Nigeria and forseein ...
  2. 60 mins
    • Tech Talks
    Hyper-personalization is one of trendiest growth-hacking strategies as more startups are moving towards more customer-centric models. This takes personalized marketing to a whole new level with a high ...
12:30
  1. 60 mins
    • Africa Investment Forum
13:00
  1. 30 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
    As a part of the AI No Trace Expedition, Marek will travel through twenty countries starting and finishing in London, England, through Europe, Turkey, Iran, India, China, South Japan and the United St ...
  2. 60 mins
    • Future Mobility
    Book Signing with Venkat Sumantran, Author of ‘Faster, Smarter, Greener – the Future of Urban Mobility’ (MIT Press) and former CEO of Tata Motors (India)
14:00
  1. 30 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
    Delivering personalized content can boost audience engagement and change the way people create, curate, and engage with the arts. Award Winning entrepreneur, investor and CEO in conversation with one ...
  2. 20 mins
    • Future Mobility
14:30
  1. 120 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
    The relentless development of technology to collect, store, and process information continues to transform business – as well as the way we live, think and feel. Neural networks are now overtaking hum ...
  2. 210 mins
    • BICSI Workshop
    Passive Optical LANs (POLs) are quickly growing as a cost-effective replacement    for traditional copper Local Area Networks by reducing power, space and cooling requirements while increasing the lon ...
  3. 60 mins
    • Tech Talks
    IoT devices generate a large and continuous stream of data. For any of the connected devices to execute commands, data is sent to a centralized gateway to be processed and sent back to the sensors of ...
14:40
  1. 20 mins
    • Future Mobility
    In cities where addresses consist of landmarks and descriptions open to interpretation, what3words solves one of the biggest challenges known to transportation and logistics: Communicating to people e ...
15:00
  1. Room 1
    30 mins
    • Future Mobility
    Update on the development of radically imaginative electric and self-piloted flying vehicles like the electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL). What are the technical requirements and what are t ...
15:30
  1. 20 mins
    • Future Mobility
    UPS is the first to implement an operational drone-delivery system for a hospital in North Carolina flying medical samples on a predetermined path. This project is part of exploring the commercial opp ...
16:30
  1. 60 mins
    • Tech Talks
    Artificial Intelligence is a solution to Cyber Security. It’s also a threat. Companies are protecting their systems by integrating AI components into their security. These components can also be vulne ...
12:00
  1. 60 mins
    • Tech Talks
    We have all viewed the visualisation of robots living alongside humans through its depiction in pop culture. However, that remains a fantasy as not many robots are currently being used in homes. While ...
12:30
  1. 60 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
    Artificial intelligence is a fast developing area that is impacting procurement and supply chain functions which will continue to shape the profession.  AI can automate numerous procurement and supply ...
13:00
  1. 210 mins
    • BICSI Workshop
    Remaining competitive in today’s global marketplace largely depends on the reliability of your digital infrastructure. While switches and servers are replaced when a new generation of technology comes ...
14:00
  1. 60 mins
    • Tech Talks
    The introduction of 3D printing has had a huge impact on the world. Not only does it make it easier to manufacture products, it has also made it easier to personalise the products to suit individual n ...
14:30
  1. 120 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence
    This session surveys applications of data, machine learning, econometrics, and related quantitative methods in marketing. Applications include dynamic pricing, advertising attribution, and ad creation ...

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