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

Sep 08, 2021 (GMT +4:00)
Sep 02, 2021 (GMT +8:00)
June 28, 2021 (GMT +3:00)
Registration, Lunch, and Networking
Welcome Note - GEC Media Group
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
TECHNOLOGY KEYNOTE: Impact of Culture on Business and Digital Transformation
Sandrine El Khodry, Vice President, Middle East and Africa, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
Success and failures of business and digital transformation
Dr Corrie Block, CEO, Paragon Consulting
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
Digital and business transformation initiatives in Tabreed
Ahmad Hilmi Lutfi Al Obaidi, Manager Capital Plant Performance & Investment, O&M Support, National Central Cooling Company
Healthcare Transformation and Digitization
Saif Al Siksek Group Business Applications and Digital Transformation Director Abu Dhabi Health Services Company
TECHNOLOGY KEYNOTE: Maximizing Visibility & Performance For The Hybrid Enterprise
Salman Ali, Technical Channel Manager, Riverbed Technology
Smart technologies and sustainability in urban landscapes
Eng Mohammed Ahmed Alrayees, Director of Sewage Treatment Plants and Drainage Network Department Dubai Municipality
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
BTX Transformation Awards
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,, 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