Summit Agenda

26th February
Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai UAE
27th February
Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai UAE
Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai UAE
Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai UAE
10:00 - 10:15
Opening Speech by His Excellency Jamal Bin Huwaireb, CEO of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation
10:15 - 10:25
Welcome Speech by H.E Ahmed Mahboob Musabih – Director of Dubai Customs
10:25 - 10:40
Dubai Government Excellence Program
H.E. Dr. Ahmad Al Nusairat
10:40 - 11:10
Dubai Innovation Index
Khalil Haddad
Director of Strategy and Development at Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry
11:10 - 11:30
What is at the Heart of Future Shaping Innovation?
Gabor George Burt
Director at Slingshot Group
11:30 - 11:45
COFFEE BREAK
11:35
Session 1: Innovation in Smart Government
11:45 - 12:15
Policy Lessons for a New Growth Model
Daria Tataj
CEO of Tataj Innovation
12:15 - 12:45
Innovation in Smart Government
Ghanim Al Falasi
SVP People Happiness and Innovation at Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority
12:45 - 13:15
Innovation in Smart Government
Hussam Juma
Director of Service Innovation & Enterprise Architecture at Dubai Customs
13:15 - 14:15
LUNCH BREAK
14:05
Session 2: Innovation in Energy & Utilities
14:15 - 14:45
Creative Leadership & The Future of Energy
Jamie Anderson
One of The World's Top 25 Management Thinkers
14:45 - 15:15
Disruptive Solutions to Global Energy Needs
Larry Siebert
President and Founder of Kilowatt Lab
15:05
Session 3: Innovation in Healthcare
15:15 - 15:45
How Artificial Intelligence can Revolutionize Healthcare
Joel Robertson
CEO of Robertson Health
15:45 - 16:15
The Future Democratization of Healthcare
Mohit Sagar
09:00 - 09:20
How to Take Advantage of the Innovation Shortcut
Gabor George Burt
Director at Slingshot Group
09:20 - 09:40
Innovation by Imagination
Luma Shihabeldin
Foresight Ambassador
09:21
Session 1: Innovation in Transportation
09:40 - 10:10
The Future in Motion: Transportation 2028
Faith Popcorn
World's Leading Futurist and Trends Expert, Brainreserve
10:10 - 10:40
Innovation through Rocket Science
Omar Hatamleh
Chief Innovation Officer at NASA
10:40 - 11:05
Re-Imagining the Auto Industry
Crystal Worthem
Marketing Director at Ford Middle East and Africa
11:05 - 11:20
COFFEE BREAK
11:15
Session 2: Innovation in Financial Services
11:20 - 11:45
From Babylon to Bullion to Blockchain
Bradley Hall
Founder, Chairman and CEO at ICON CAPITAL RESERVE AG
11:45 - 12:10
The New Promise of FinTech
Thierry Sanders
CEO of MEKAR (PT Sampoerna Wirausaha)
12:10 - 12:35
Innovation in Financial Services
Evans Munyuki
Chief Digital Officer at Emirates NBD
12:20
Session 3: Innovation in Technology
12:35 - 13:05
Future of Work – Meet the Microfactory
Rania Rostom
Chief Innovation & Communications Officer for GE in the Middle East
13:30 - 14:30
LUNCH BREAK
14:35 - 15:05
7 Tech Trends that will (re)shape the World and redefine the Entrepreneur’s Economy
Marc Deschamps
Managing Director & Co-CEO at Drake Star Partners
15:05 - 15:35
Innovation in Technology
Steve Cox
Group Vice President, Oracle ERP and EPM Product Marketing
15:35 - 16:05
Limitless Thinking through Innovation Methodologies
Marita Mitschein
Senior Vice President at SAP AG
16:30
Closing
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