Why Emerging Technologies for Government Digi-Conference?

Countries in the MENA region have set ambitious digitalisation goals, driven by the need diversify the economy, provide better and more efficient services, increase interactivity with the people, and increase their global competitiveness.

In line with this, the 2nd Emerging Technologies for Government DigiConference is hosted to provide a meeting point for regional government decision makers leading digital transformation projects along with international technology experts to discuss and share knowledge on how to develop and effective execute digitalisation strategies, identify latest intelligent technologies and international best practices to improve public service delivery and government operation standards.

Event in Numbers

150+

Attendees

50+

Decision Makers From Government Sector

15+

Speakers

5+

Media Partners

10+

Countries Represented

Meet the Speakers


Dr. Ammar Alhusaini
Deputy Director General, Central Agency for Information Technology,
Kuwait


Eng Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Al Kharusi
Director General for Digital Transformation,
Ministry of Transport and Communication and Information Technology, Oman


Anwaar Alshimmari
Chief Innovation Officer,
Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, UAE


Ahmad G. Abdallah
Country Manager Saudi Arabia and Levant,
Thales
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Ayman Al Issa
Digital Transformation & Cybersecurity Lead and Senior Expert,
McKinsey


Abboud Ghanem
Regional Vice President MEA,
Alteryx
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Claude Schück
Regional manager,
Middle East, Veeam Software
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Farhan Syed
Partner and Head of Advisory,
Middle East and South Asia (MESA) and Lower Gulf, KPMG Lower Gulf
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Hassan El-Banna
Business Development Manager,
Middle and Africa, Genetec
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Kamal Hussein
Government Digital Transformation Consultant,
UAE
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Kapil Raghuraman
Lead Partner,
Digital and Innovation Consulting, EY


Kevin Leslie
Global Sales Leader,
ITOM, Micro Focus



Latifa Al-Abbasi
Chief of Quality Management,
Information and eGovernment Authority – iGA, Bahrain
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Milan Sheth
Executive Vice President
IMEA, Automation Anywhere


Joseph Musolino
Global Strategy Consultant, SAS
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Nada Khater
Digital Transformation and Public Policies Expert,
Jordan
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Zachary Rea
Sales Engineering for MEA,
India and Turkey, MicroStrategy
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Eng. Mohamed Al Shaya
Executive Director Technology,
Ajman Free Zone authority

Why Get Involved?

Get in front of your target market

Get access to the entire spectrum of stakeholders involved with ongoing and upcoming digital transformation projects for governments the region.

Gain market insights

Get first-hand details on timelines and requirements of current and future technology investments and learn about the region’s vision and digitalisation strategies and spot opportunities.

Generate strong leads

Learn the technological requirements of key government authorities and influence decision makers and stand a chance of being shortlisted for upcoming projects.

Raise your brand awareness

Opportunity to position your brand as one of the leading companies in the sector to help stakeholders achieve their objectives and increase their digital competitiveness.

Who will attend MENA Government Digitalisation DigiConference?

Regional government officials and technology experts from different entities in the Middle East & North Africa region involved in technology innovation and digital transformation projects such as:
 

Conference Format


Conference Program

Time Conference Program
10:00 Meeting Room Opens
10:02 Welcome
10:10 Executive opening panel: MENA spotlight - overview of the region’ visions and digital plans towards a digital and low touch economy
  • 2035 Smart City Vision and Kuwait digital transformation roadmap
  • Looking an Oman digital transformation plans and opportunities
  • REACH2025 Vision – updates on Jordan’s digital economy development project
  • Looking at role of government initiatives in accelerating digitalisation transformation and building digital economies
  • Impact of intelligent technologies on the region’s digitalisation

Panelists
  • Dr. Ammar Alhusaini, Deputy Director General, Central Agency for Information Technology – Kuwait
  • Eng Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Al Kharusi, Director General for Digital Transformation, Ministry of Transport and Communication and Information Technology, Oman
  • Latifa Al-Abbasi, Chief of Quality Management, Information and eGovernment Authority – iGA, Bahrain
  • Nada Khater, Digital Transformation and Public Policies Expert, Jordan
  • Joseph Musolino, Global Strategy Consultant, SAS
11:00 Keynote presentation
  • Ahmad G. Abdallah, Country Manager Saudi Arabia and Levant, Thales
11:15 Technology innovation session
This session will highlight latest digital transformation technologies. The session consists of three 10-minute back-to-back presentations from experts in the industry who will provide insights on the successful application of a variety of innovations and case-studies.
  • Industry insight : Session reserved - Veaam Software
  • Industry insight 2: Turbocharge your digitalization journey with ground breaking hyperintelligence
    • Zachary Rea, Sales Engineering for MEA, India and Turkey, MicroStrategy
  • Industry insight 3: Session reserved
    • Abboud Ghanem, Regional Vice President MEA, Alteryx
11:50 Panel discussion two: Role of emerging technologies in enabling government digitalisation journey
  • Exploring government key digital requirements to advance public sector services and operations 
  • Discussing the region’s main challenges in implementing digitalisation plans and role of advanced technologies in overcoming them
  • Identifying the right technologies and solutions to successfully execute your digitalisation strategy

Panelists
  • Ahmad G. Abdallah, Country Manager Saudi Arabia and Levant, Thales
  • Maher Neamatolla, Head of Innovation & AI, Dubai Municipality
  • Kamal Hussein, Government Digital Transformation Consultant, UAE
  • Milan Sheth, Executive Vice President, IMEA, Automation Anywhere

Moderator
  • Ayman Al Issa, Digital Transformation & Cybersecurity Lead and Senior Expert, McKinsey
12:35 Technology innovation session
This session will highlight latest digital transformation technologies. The session consists of two 10-minute back-to-back presentations from experts in the industry who will provide insights on the successful application of a variety of innovations and case-studies.
  • Industry insight 1: The new ITSM imperative
    • Kevin Leslie, ITOM Global Sales Leader, Micro Focus
  • Industry insight 2: Monitoring staff and visitors for Covid-19 using unified security and operation procedures
    • Hassan El-Banna, Business Development Manager – Middle and Africa, Genetec
  • Industry insight 3: Session reserved
    • Joseph Musolino, Global Strategy Consultant, SAS
13:05 Panel discussion 3: Exploring global best practices for a successful government digitalisation
  • Benchmarking and identifying where the MENA countries stand on the global digital competitiveness scale
  • Overview of the global best practices in government digital transformation and how the MENA countries can capitalise on them
  • Implementing effective processes and raising the region’s digital standards and competitiveness

Panelists
  • Irakli Beridze, Head, Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
  • Anwaar Alshimmari, Chief Innovation Officer, Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, UAE
  • Eng. Mohamed Al Shaya, Executive Director Technology, Ajman Free Zone authority

Moderator
  • Ayman Al Issa, Digital Transformation & Cybersecurity Lead and Senior Expert, McKinsey
13:30 Closing remark by chairman and end of conference

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