2016 Conference Agenda

Last year we welcomed a plethora of international thought-leaders to discuss the latest trends, topics and technologies around the internet of things. Take a look at last year's agenda to see what you missed. The 2017 ioTx Agenda will be released in early 2017. To stay notified make sure you sign up to our newsletter

Day 1 – 29 March

10:30 - 10:35

Host Welcome

  • richarddeanRichard Dean Radio Host of Dubai Eye Business Breakfast Show - FM 103.8
10:35 - 10:45

Chairman Opening Remarks

  • nigelcamNigel Cameron President - Centre for Policy on Emerging Technologies

GLOBAL DIGITALIZATION

10:45 - 11:15

Opening Keynote Address

Creating a smart vision for the region

11:15 - 12:15

Connecting the cities of the future: evolving from a smart city to a responsive and adaptive city

12:15 - 12:45

Powering the Industrial Internet of Things

How to capitalise on the booming industrial IoT ecosystem

12:45 - 13:15

Realizing the IoT opportunity

13:15 - 13:45

Connect, Transform, Reimagine – the SAP story

  • irfanIrfan Khan Chief Technology Officer - SAP Global Customer Operations
13:45 - 14:45

Lunch

AMPLYIFYING ROI – AMPLYIFYING RISK

14:45 - 15:15

How can wearables help patients with serious chronic conditions: a use case from Empatica

15:15 - 16:00

What can business do about their biggest IoT vulnerabilities?

  • rabiahRafiah Ibrahim President of Middle East & Africa - Ericsson
  • View full profile for Dr Mohamed ArabDr Mohamed Arab Technology & Infrastructure - National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority Egypt ( NTRA )
  • PictureGeoff Moore Chief Technology Officer - Red Solutions
  • markhuMark Hughes President - BT Security
  • shukriShukri Eid Customer Solutions Director - CISCO
  • davidDavid Prendergast Social Anthropologist and User Experience Lead - Intel Labs Europe
  • Talal GETalal Eskandar Commercial Director, NME & Egypt - Grid Software Solution

IOT IN ACTION

16:00 - 16:30

Let’s make things talk – IoT readiness in KSA

16:30 - 17:00

ENERGY: Harnessing IoT for cost savings efficiencies and higher product yields

  • sayersAnthony Sayers Internet of Things Business Developer and Strategist EMEA - Dell OEM Solutions
17:00 - 17:30

MANUFACTURING: Powering smart connected factories of the future

17:30 - 18:00

Closing Remarks

  • nigelcamNigel Cameron President - Centre for Policy on Emerging Technologies
18:00

End of Day 1



Day 2 – 30 March

09:15 - 09:25

Host Welcome

  • richarddeanRichard Dean Radio Host of Dubai Eye Business Breakfast Show - FM 103.8
09:25 - 09:30

Opening remarks from the Chairperson

  • nigelcamNigel Cameron President - Centre for Policy on Emerging Technologies

STRATEGIC OUTLOOK

09:30 - 09:45

Opening Government Keynote

09:45 - 10:15

IoT meets Dublin- a journey to becoming the most densely “sensed” city in the world

  • jamiecuddenJamie Cudden Smart Cities Program Director - Dublin City Council
10:15 - 10:45

IoT Wayfaring: From Smart Stadium to Future City

  • davidDavid Prendergast Social Anthropologist and User Experience Lead - Intel Labs Europe
10:45 - 11:15

Limitless Possibilities, Imminent Disruption: “Igniting Innovation and Exponential Growth through Digital Transformation”

11:15 - 12:00

Robotics and sensors creating safer communities, cities and environments

12:00 - 12:15

Is business process transformation critical to successful integration of IoT tech?

12:15 - 12:45

Innovation of everything – the journey from idea to production

A Conversation on Innovating Products, Raising Money, Getting To Market

  • shaunmShaun Moore CEO and Founder - Chui - the world's smartest doorbell
12:45 - 13:15

Industrial IoT- 1001 real life applications from around the globe

  • allaAlaa Dalghan General Manager-UAE, Director - Middle East & Africa - Advantech B+B SmartWorx

IOT IN ACTION

13:15 - 14:15

Lunch

14:15 - 14:45

Enabling the Internet for Everyone and Everything with 5G –a demonstration of how 5G is set to revolutionise the customer experience

  • PictureDr Lee Hyeon Woo Professor - Dankook University, Korea, Chair, 5G Forum Global Alliance Sub Committee, Advisor, TTA IMT
14:45 - 15:15

POWER & WATER: Smart City Solutions & Return of Experience

15:15 - 15:45

FUTURE TECH MATERIALS: Mapping the value beyond the hype – printable sensors, graphene and transformative tech

15:45 - 16:30

Applying IoT in higher education – connecting future influencers, not just devices

17:00 - 17:30

SPORT & FITNESS: The quantified self- a journey to creating super athletes

17:30 - 17:45

Closing Remarks

  • nigelcamNigel Cameron President - Centre for Policy on Emerging Technologies
17:45

Close of the Conference

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