Forum Agenda

Monday - 9 November 2020

09:40 Registration and Welcome

Registration and Welcome

09:45 Welcome Remarks from Messe Frankfurt Middle East

Speaker

Sarah Phillips

Head of Conferences
Messe Frankfurt Middle East

09:48 Welcome note from the event chairperson

Chair

Noelle Homsy

Associate Director
Grant Thornton

09:50 Dubai Police’s vision and foresight and preparedness in dealing with a pandemic: The police and security perspective

Speaker

H.E. Major General Kamel Al Suwaidi

Head of Operations Department
Dubai Police

09:55 UAE’s extraordinary efforts to contain COVID-19 crisis: The health perspective

Speaker

H.E. Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri

Asst. Undersecretary of Health Policy and License
Ministry of Health and Prevention - UAE

10:10 Highlighting the key technology milestones in healthcare and the implementation of digital health care services

Speaker

Dr. Hamed Al Hashemi

Director ERM and Corporate Performance and Director of Strategy
Department of Health (DoH) – Abu Dhabi

10:15 Crossing into the new normal, how technology and innovations are making a difference

Speaker

Tarek Shahawy

Senior Director Technology and Cloud Solutions
Oracle

10:20 Welcome to a future that enables governments with safer and smarter cities

Speaker

Dongyue Ou Yang

Managing Director
Huawei UAE Enterprise Business Group

10:25 Powering digital transformation

Speaker

Scott Andrew

Healthcare Industry Director MERAT
Dell Technologies

10:30 2020: The threat grows in volume and sophistication

Speaker

Alain Sanchez

EMEA CISO, Senior Evangelist
Fortinet

10:35 Leadership panel discussion: Embarking on the path to collaboration: Government and the public - private sector collaboration towards emergency response

During this session key speakers share a brief of where they started, how they responded during the initial crisis and key lessons they learnt during this period.

Moderator:
Lina Shahid
Health Industries Lead Partner
PwC

Panelists:
Ayesha Habeeb Bilal Al Mutawa
Director of Strategy and Corporate Excellence
Dubai Corporation For Ambulance Services

Dr. Farida Al Hosany
Department Manager, Communicable Disease
Abu Dhabi Public Health Center

Dr. Nahed Monsef
Director of Strategy and Governance Department, Dubai Health Authority

Ayesha Al Falahi
Senior Director – Professional Licensing, Dubai Healthcare City Regulatory

Tarek Abbas
Systems Engineering Director, Middle East and Africa, Palo Alto Networks

Michel Kareis
Deputy Director of the Technology Scouting and Transition Division, US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

11:00 Real time sensor analysis

Speaker

Steven Allan

Senior Product Manager
SAS

11:15 A new future, a new reality

Speaker

Ashraf Al-Dabbas

Sr. Systems Engineer
Dell Technologies

11:30 Unlocking the potential of emerging technologies in the time of a pandemic and preparing for the future

Speaker

Faisal Ameer Malik

Chief Technical Officer
Huawei Enterprise Business Group

11:45 Live interview: Police and security: The use of technology during COVID-19 in the police and security sector

Analysing the role of emerging and transformative technology for the police and security sector, this session will highlight the uses of artificial intelligence and drones during the pandemic to reach out to public in spreading awareness about COVID-19.

Moderator:
Glen Thomas
Technology and Cyber Practice Partner
Grant Thornton

Speaker:
First Lt. Mohammed Omar Almuhairi
Head of UASC Section
Dubai Police

12:00 Government and private sector collaboration: The role of technology during challenging times

Speaker

Tarek Abbas

Systems Engineering Director, Middle East and Africa
Palo Alto Networks

12:15 Fortinet Security Fabric SOAR

Speaker

Hany Badawy

Systems Engineer
Fortinet

Insights on FortiSOC in action. See how automated incident response happen within Security Fabric using FortiAnalzyer SOAR connectors and playbooks

12:30 Managing the pandemic : UK Healthcare case study

Speaker

Mark Salter

Consultant
Public Health England (PHE)

12:45 Innovation in a crisis: How we are helping the fight against the pandemic

Speaker

Dr. Nikolaos Chatziilias

EMEA Data Innovation & Analytics, Industry Director Public Sector and Healthcare
Oracle

13:00 Healthcare: Technology and COVID-19: Leveraging on innovative technology solutions to mitigate risks of the pandemic

Digital transformation for improved collaboration, communication and response in the healthcare sector

Moderator:
Simone Vernacchia
Digital and Technology Consulting Equity Partner
PwC

Panelists:
Ahmed Al Zahrani
Director of Healthcare Technology Development
The Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs (NGHA), Saudi Arabia

Furqan Asrar
Senior E Health PMO Officer
Ministry of Health (KSA)

Fatemah Al Ghadheeb
Chief of Transformation
AlMoosa Specialist Hospital (KSA)

Haitham Alzghaibi
Assistant Professor in Health Informatics (Head of Health Informatics Department)
Qassim University

Hassan El-Banna
Business Development Manager
Genetec

Ayal Vogel
VP International Sales
Verint

Muzzamil Al Bashir
Senior Representative
Fortinet

Scott Andrew
Healthcare Industry Director MERAT
Dell Technologies

13:40 Cybersecurity best practices for the healthcare sector

Speaker

Tarek Abbas

Systems Engineering Director, Middle East and Africa
Palo Alto Networks

13:45 Exploring how digital technology and policies are being shaped with the use of AI and Robotics

Modertor:

Glen Thomas
Technology and Cyber Practice Partner
Grant Thornton

Panelists:

Peter Jamieson
Chief Technology Officer
Department of Culture and Tourism

Ernesto Damiani
Senior Director at Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute
Khalifa University

Dr. Mohammad Khaled
Cybersecurity and Digital Transformation Expert
Co-Founder of AcceleratorsX

Dr. Jassim Haji
President
Artificial Intelligence Society Bahrain

Lawrie Elder
Head of Public Sector - EMEA and AP - Fraud and Security Intelligence Division
SAS

Omar Akar
Regional Vice President
Huawei Enterprise Business Group

Dr. Pelin Ozbozkurt
Big Data Analytics Business Development Manager - ME
Oracle

14:15 Managing the data lifecycle from the edge to AI

Speaker

Ammar Fayoumi

Senior Technology Consultant
Cloudera

14:30 Unified communications enabling next generation control centres

Speaker

Josef Kutschi

Managing Director
Frequentis Middle East

14:45 Infrastructure: Insights on the recent and future government initiatives for smart resilient cities and how to accelerate digitalization transformation to build on economies

Moderator:
Dr. Anwar Hamim
General Manager
The Higher Innovation Center

Speakers:
Dr. Fatma Lari
Future Foresight Specialist
Department of Municipalities and Transportation – Abu Dhabi

Laila Al Hadhrami
Director of Building, Capacity - Oman Smart City Platform
Ministry of Technology and Communication – Oman

Amin Haj Salem
Business Development Manager – Government & Public Sector
Axis Communications Middle East

Dr. Marwa Salman Salah
Consultant for Scientific Research and AI
Satellite Broadcasting Cooperation 

15:30 US case study

Speaker

Niraj Bhargava

Serial Entrepreneur, Founder and / Exec Chair

15:30 US case study

Speaker

Niraj Bhargava

Serial Entrepreneur, Founder and Executive Chair
NuEnergy

Technology Spotlight Sessions

The technology spotlight sessions will be run as parallel sessions

15:00 Crisis Data Management Innovation Using Oracle Analytics and AI

Speaker

Khaled Mostafa

Sales Consulting Senior Manager - Business Analytics
Oracle

15:00 Ensuring officer readiness

Speaker

Stephen Craig

Principal Systems Engineer
SAS

15:30 How collaboration and technology convergence can improve emergency response

Speaker

Nadim Abdulrahim

Global Government Industry Scientist Enterprise Business Group
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd

15:30 Risk Mitigation and Pandemic Containment with Verint NowForce

Speaker

Liran Stein

Business Development Director
Verint

16:00 End of Emergency Response Tech Forum