Schedule
[Agenda]
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Today, what started as a small conference has turned into the unmissable rendez-vous for product people.

SOUTH GULF
Sep 08, 2021 (GMT +4:00)
ASIA
Sep 02, 2021 (GMT +8:00)
NORTH GULF
June 28, 2021 (GMT +3:00)
12:00
Registration, Lunch, and Networking
13:00
Welcome Note - GEC Media Group
13:30
Digitization of Government Services: Network and Telecom Transformation
Lt. Col Major Hamad Al Khalifa, Co-Founder of Digital Barza & Telecommunications Specialist & Telecom Division Manager, Abu Dhabi Police
13:45
TECHNOLOGY KEYNOTE: Impact of Culture on Business and Digital Transformation
Sandrine El Khodry, Vice President, Middle East and Africa, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
14:00
Success and failures of business and digital transformation
Dr Corrie Block, CEO, Paragon Consulting
14:15
PANEL DISCUSSION: How is digital transformation, innovation, technology, making businesses in UAE more resilient and efficient
Pankaj Bajaj, Head of IT, Capital Health | Javeria Eijaz, Director IT, Farnek Services | Abdul Rahman Jaroudi, Group Head of IT, Mawarid Holding | Mohamad Rizk, Senior Regional Technical Director for Middle East, Russia and CIS, Veeam | Elie Kamel, Regional Channel Manager, NetApp
15:00
Digital and business transformation initiatives in Tabreed
Ahmad Hilmi Lutfi Al Obaidi, Manager Capital Plant Performance & Investment, O&M Support, National Central Cooling Company
15:15
Healthcare Transformation and Digitization
Saif Al Siksek Group Business Applications and Digital Transformation Director Abu Dhabi Health Services Company
15:30
TECHNOLOGY KEYNOTE: Maximizing Visibility & Performance For The Hybrid Enterprise
Salman Ali, Technical Channel Manager, Riverbed Technology
15:45
Smart technologies and sustainability in urban landscapes
Eng Mohammed Ahmed Alrayees, Director of Sewage Treatment Plants and Drainage Network Department Dubai Municipality
16:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: Threat actors and challenges for regional CISOs | Powered by Global CISO Forum
Dr Hoda Alkhzaimi, Director of Center of Cyber Security, New York University Abu Dhabi, President, Emirates Digital Association for Women | Shafiullah Ismail, VP & Head, Information Security & Risk - Mubadala Capital | Jacob Mathew, IT Consultant, (IT Governance, Architecture, Services, Security, Infrastructure & Operations) Government of Abu Dhabi | Mohammed Shakeel Ahmed, Aviation Cyber Security Advisor, Abu Dhabhi Aviation
16:45
BTX Transformation Awards
17:15
Thank you note, cocktails and networking
13:00 - 14:00
Gates open to BTX Virtual Arena
14:00 - 14:15
Welcome Note by GEC Media
14:15 - 14:30
From analog to digital to space, A pilot's perspective
Capt Nivedita Bhasin, B787 Training Captain, Superannuated after 37 years as executive director and chief of flight safety, Air India
14:30 - 14:45
Regional trends in business and digital transformation
Manoj Saxena, Chairman RosettaNet Singapore GS1 digital standards and Advisory board Global CIO Forum
14:45 - 15:30
PANEL DISCUSSION: Organizational transformation leveraging sustainability and leadership
Vinay Awasthi, Worldwide Head of Print Supply Chain, HP | Millie Gillon, Global Head Client Experience, Senior Managing Director, Standard Chartered Bank | Manoj Saxena, Chairman RosettaNet Singapore GS1 digital standards, Sr Director Data and Digital transformation, Maxeon Solar Technologies
15:30 - 15:45
Transforming the supply chain
Nicole Tretwer, Head of Logistics Services, APAC, SWAROVSKI
15:45 - 16:00
Manufacturing and customer centricity
Saket Gore, CEO Asia Pacific, The Himalaya Drug Company
16:00 - 16:15
Regional technology and innovation trends in industrial and consumer robotics
Prof Tadhg O’Donovan, Head of the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences Heriot-Watt University Dubai
16:15 - 17:00
Panel Discussion on AI, powered by the IGOAI Forum
Ahmed Buhazza (Moderator), Vice Chairman, Bahrain ICT Society, Bahrain | Dr Chiranjiv Roy, Senior Vice President Data Science and Analytics, SG Analytics, Member Forbes Technology Council | Ms Divya Dwivedi, Advocate, Supreme Court Of India, Founder and Director, JND Charitable Trust | Mr Abhivardhan, Managing Partner, Indic Pacific Legal Research, Chairperson and Managing Trustee, Indian Society of Artificial Intelligence and Law | Sriram Bhargav Madhav, Head of Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Automation, Provenio.ai, Member Forbes Technology Council.
17:00 - 17:15
BTX Road Show 2021, Asia Awards
17:15 - 17:20
Thank you note by GEC Media Group
14:00 - 15:00
Gates open to Virtual Arena + Registration
15:00 - 15:15
Welcome Note by GEC Media
15:15 - 15:30
Digital transformation of Saudi Electricity Company
Meshal ALFouwais, Digital Transformation Initiative Manager, Saudi Electricity Company
15:30 - 15:45
Building hybrid cloud for the digital era
Simon Pamplin, Chief Technologist, Aruba CT
15:45 - 16:00
Utilities innovation in smart cities
Amr Salah, Senior Director, Utilities and Sustainability Program, Emaar, King Abdullah Economic City
16:00 - 16:45
Introduction to Global CISO Forum, Panel discussion: The Shifting Cyber Security Landscapes and CISO Experience
Dr. Erdal Ozkaya, Management, Global CISO Forum | Meshal Alotaibi, CISO, Specialized by STC | Vivek Silla, Security and Assurance Professional, Leading BFSI organization | Navaneethan M, SVP & CISO, UPay | Abdelmajed Fadol, Cyber Security Senior Consultant
16:45 - 17:00
Role of agile data storage solutions in business transformation
Abdullah Albaz, Sales Manager, Saudi Arabia Pure Storage
17:00 - 17:15
Regional technology and innovation trends in smart cities
Dr Harpreet Seth, Head of Architecture Studies Heriot-Watt University Dubai
17:15 - 17:30
Corporate Wellness Culture : The Key to Bring Business Transformation and Build Motivation
Ektaa Sibal , India #1Inner Self Transformation Specialist, International Meditation Expert , Global Wellness Coach
17:30 - 18:15
Introduction to IGOAI, Panel discussion: Importance of artificial intelligence in regional business transformation
Jassim Haji, President, IGOAI | Ahmad AlBalooshi, Fintech Consultancy | Sh Khalid AlKhalifa | Dr Emmanuel Goffi | Dr Ilham Slimani
18:15 - 18:30
Edge Services Platform
Muhammad Abu Ghalioun, System Engineer, Aruba
18:30 - 19:00
BTX Awards 2021