Conference Agenda

Week of March 5, 2017

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  • Thursday
  • Friday
9:00 AM

Registration

Registration Time : 9:00am to 10:00am


 
10:00 AM

Introduction to Qatar future nation

Opening Session
H.E. Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, Minister of Transport and Communications, Qatar
Elmir Velizadeh, Deputy Minister of Communications and High Technologies, Republic of Azerbaijan
Waleed Al Sayed, Deputy CEO Ooredoo Group, CEO Ooredoo Qatar


 
10:30 AM

Smart Qatar Program

Opening Remarks
Keynote Speaker:
Reem Al Mansoori, Assistant Undersecretary - Digital Society Development, MoTC Qatar


 
10:45 AM

The Future of Mobility

Keynote 1
Speaker:
Dr. Alan James, VP Worldwide Business Development, Hyperloop One, USA


 
12:00 PM

Innovative Ideas Transforming Transportation and Logistics

Plenary Session 1
Panelists:
Rashid Al Nabit, Assistant Undersecretary for Land Transport Affairs, MoTC, Qatar
Dr. Ulrich Koegler, Partner, Strategy&, UAE
Dr. Adnan Abu-Dayya, CEO, QMIC, Qatar
Silvester Prakasam, Director Fare System, Land Transport Authority, Singapore
Capt. Abdulla Al Khanji, CEO, Qatar Ports Management Company, Mwani Qatar
Timo Elliott, Global Innovation Advocate, SAP, France
Eng. Abdulla Saif Al-Sulaiti, Director of Operation & Maintenance, Qatar Rail, Qatar


 
1:00 PM

The Future of Smart Cities

Plenary Session 2
Panelists:
Eng. Waleed Alsaadi, Utilities & Smart City Director, Lusail Real Estate Development Co., Qatar
Eng. Abdulla Al Mehshadi, CEO, Msheireb, Qatar
Dr. Aisha Bin Bashr, Director General, SMART Dubai, UAE
Antoni Vives, Former Mayor of City of Barcelona, CEO of City Transformation Agency, Spain
Dr. Alexander Tettenborn, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany
Dr. Jonathan Reichental, Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the City of Palo Alto, USA


 
2:45 PM

Smart Governments leading the World of Tomorrow

Plenary Session 3
Moderator:
Simon Field, Senior Executive Partner, Gartner Executive Programs, UAE
Panelists:
Hassan Al Sayed, Assistant Undersecretary – Information Technology, MoTC Qatar
Mohammed Ali Al Qaed, Chief Executive, Information & E-Government Authority, Bahrain
Qusai Ibrahim Al-Shatti, Acting Director General and Deputy Director General, The Central Agency for Information Technology, Kuwait
Dr. Salim Bin Sultan Al-Ruzaiqi, CEO, Information Technical Authority, Oman


 
3:45 PM

Digital Clusters as Ecosystems to Enable Innovation

Plenary Session 4
Panelists:
Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al-Khalifa, CEO, Qatar Development Bank, Qatar
Marwan Marouf Mahmoud, Chairman, MOSECO Qatar
Charbel Aoun, Executive Director Future Cities Catapult
Steve Fifita, Executive Director, City Digital, UILabs, USA
María Benjumea, Founder and CEO, Spain Startup, Spain
Bas Boorsma, Director, Internet of Things & City Digitization North Europe, Cisco, Netherland


 
10:00 AM

Disruptive Technologies Transforming Cities

Keynote 2
Speaker:
Carlo Ratti Professor at MIT and Founding Partner at Carlo Ratti Associati Design Office, USA


 
10:45 AM

Qatar Smart Nation: Innovation, Growth and Social Prosperity

 
12:15 PM

Cybersecurity and Privacy For Smart Cities

Plenary Session 5
Moderator:
Rashid Al Naemi, Cyber Security Crisis Management Specialist, MoTC Qatar
Panelists:
Khalid Al Hashmi, Assistant Undersecretary- Cyber Security Sector, MoTC Qatar
Mohammed Ali Al-Emadi, Chief Operation Officer, malomatia, Qatar
Bader Ali Al Salhi, Director, Cybersecurity Regional Center (ITU), Oman
Eng. Ahmad Mohamed Al-Kuwari, Chief Executive Officer, MEEZA, Qatar
Mahmoud El-Deeb, Managing Director, Salam Technology Group, Qatar


 
1:15 PM

Innovative Strategies for Healthier Societies

Plenary Session 6
Panelists:
Clive Gibbons, Chief of Health Information & Communications Technology and Clinical
Information Systems Programme Director, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar
Dr. Héctor Upegui, Worldwide Market Development Executive, IBM, Germany
Dr. John-John Cabibihan, Associate Professor - Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Qatar University, Qatar
Eyad Al Musa, Partner, PwC, UK
David Champeaux, Global Health Lead, Accenture, UK


 
3:00 PM

Addressing Emerging Challenges of Environmental Sustainability

Plenary Session 7
Panelists:
Dr. Rolf Apel, Head of Technology Strategy, Energy Managment, Siemens AG, Germany
Rasha K. Al-Sulaiti, Vice Chair Qatar Green Building Council, Qatar Foundation, Qatar
Harry Sealy, Senior Sustainability Consultant, CH2M, Qatar
Abdul Aziz Al Hammadi, Manager of Conservation & Energy Conservation, Kahramaa, Qatar
Tim Turitto, Public Sector General Manager, Microsoft HQ
Dr. Tareq Al-Ansari, Assistant Professor in Sustainability Division, Hamad bin Khalifa University, Qatar


 
4:00 PM

Rethinking Sports Mega Events

Plenary Session 8
Panelists:
Mohamed Khalifa Al-Suwaidi, CEO, Aspire Zone Foundation, Qatar
John Short, Global Sales Executive - IBM Sports and Entertainment Practice, USA
Faisal Ameer Malik, Chief Technology Officer, Huawei Middle East Region HQ, UAE
Stewart Mison, Director of Business Development, Worldwide Sports Industry – Microsoft Corp
Fatma Gungor, Services & Applications Team Manager, Vodafone, Turkey
Abdulaziz Al-Mahmoud, ICT Executive Director , Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy


 
5:00 PM

Closing Session & Wrap Up of the Conference

Closing Session & Wrap Up of the Conference


 

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