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About Gitex Conference

For 38 editions, GITEX Conference provides you with a platform to connect with some of world’s leading personalities and successful ‘technocrats’ who will help you uncover new perspectives, explore game-changing  ideas and master the smart adoptions that will help you advance. 

Don’t miss out on your chance to participate in over 100+ hours of content and hear from 120+ speakers showcasing practical applications of emerging tech.

With one unified conference that spans over 5 days and 9 verticals, GITEX will offer more opportunities to network and discover!

What’s New in 2018?

Meet the Millennial 

Meet the Millennial 

Provocative and powerful keynotes from young C-level executives and millennials who are out to conquer the world with their ideas and innovations. How are they influencing the future of business and life? Hear it straight from the source at GITEX Vertical Conferences
6 stages, countless moments of inspiration

6 stages, countless moments of inspiration

Provocative and powerful keynotes from young C-level executives and millennials who are out to conquer the world with their ideas and innovations. How are they influencing the future of business and life? Hear it straight from the source at GITEX Vertical Conferences.

Speak up, global startups!

Speak up, global startups!

This year there will be more leaders and speakers from some of the world’s most innovative and disruptive startups setting the stage on fire.

 

Industries galore

Industries galore

As the development of emerging tech improves their use in multiple industries becomes essential. This year, GITEX Conference will include three brand new industry vertical tracks on Energy and Smart Construction & Smart Cities.

Conference Verticals 

SMART CITIES

SMART CITIES

SMART CITIES

It is predicted that  there will be at least 88 smart cities worldwide by 2025, with 70 percent of the world's population forecast to live in cities by 2050, the need for sustainable, livable world cities is essential for a prosperous future.

In addition, the expansion in artificial intelligence is progressively unlocking the doors to opportunities, particularly for smart city development. The tasks that were once manually performed by humans have been taken over by AI which signifies an era of evolution in technology.

 

ENERGY

ENERGY

ENERGY

Digital technologies and strategies are the oil and gas industry’s answer to the challenges resulting from the low oil price. According to McKinsey, enhancing the use of technology can save or increase production by upto $1 billion. Companies that adopt digital technologies will be in an advantageous position to capitalise on new growth opportunities. 

IoT, AI, Automation, robotics and more are helping increase production and operational efficiency in the current market situation helping companies remain profitable – Can you afford to miss out?

SMART CONSTRUCTION

SMART CONSTRUCTION

SMART CONSTRUCTION

3D printed building, affordable sustainable housing, drone construction will be discussed in the smart construction track. Connectivity, digitalization and automation are driving developments forward, having a substantial impact on construction projects around the world. Stay on top of these developments during the GITEX technology week conference tracks.

 

HEALTHCARE

HEALTHCARE

HEALTHCARE

The growing demand for smart, fast, better and affordable healthcare is increasing the usage of technology in the healthcare space. GITEX technology week brings you the top notch healthcare tech conference in the region, revolving around the latest technologies in the changing face of healthcare across the globe. AR/VR, robotics, AI and so much more!

EDUCATION

EDUCATION

EDUCATION

With Edtech disrupting traditional methods, pedagogies and mindsets. Its seamless integration with print and classroom practices will be central to its success. The class of the future, promises to be an interesting one transcending all boundaries, the education conference track fosters innovation in learning by hosting a community of optimistic, forward-thinking, purpose-driven stakeholders with a shared goal of impacting the future of teaching and learning.

RETAIL

RETAIL

RETAIL

By 2020, the current Gen Z will be the largest group of consumers worldwide. Technology being an important part of their day to day lives, the Gen Z expects shopping to be an experience that uses technology in innovative ways. 

With retail tech changing constantly it is predicted that 85% of customer interaction will be managed by AI by 2020, 30 percent of all companies will employ AI to augment at least one of their primary sales processes, VR/AR retail would be worth $1.6 billion by 2025.

FINANCE  

FINANCE

 

FINANCE

 

The growing demand for safe, secure, fast and seamless transactions is increasing the usage of technology in the Finance and Banking space. The industry has been quick to adopt emerging tech including AI, Deep Learning, Blockchain, Robotics and more but despite the efforts the battle against cyber criminals, frauds and theft is ongoing.

GITEX’s Finance Vertical focusses on how financial institutions can implement new technology and minimizing security issues

DIGITAL MARKETING

DIGITAL MARKETING

DIGITAL MARKETING

The ever changing role of digital marketing leaders has become more important for ensuring sophisticated initiatives and ways to create a relationship with the consumer that has depth and relevance.

Advances in artificial intelligence have changed our lives and the impact of AI in retail and ecommerce is undoubtedly picking up speed. AI is starting to have a significant effect on the way ecommerce businesses attract and retain customers. It is predicted 2020, 85% of a client’s relationship with a business will be managed without interacting with any human.

TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS

TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS

TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS

It is predicted that, by 2020 10 million self-driving cars will be on the road while there will be more than 250 million smart cars. By 2021 robot unit shipments will grow from 40,000 to 620,000 annually. A McKinsey Report indicates that self-driving trucks will take over approximately 100 percent of trucking jobs in the near future.

With so much changing the transport and logistics industry you can’t help but think, will cars be needed in the future? How will OEMs change their business model to avoid running out of business? Will drones become mainstream for delivery?

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