30 April - 3 May 2018

Dubai World Trade Centre

"One of the most
remarkable
technologies
I have ever seen"

Sergiy Brin, co-Founder, GOOGLE

Where
innovators
dare to try

Hosted in partnership with
major government players

What's
new

6 CONFERENCES
GISEC
IOTx
AI Talks
Inspire Talks
X Labs
Future Blockchain
Summit

50+ Free Session
Conferences
10+ Invite Only Secret
Briefings
Pre-show Master
Classes
150+ Speakers

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The show launches. literally, with a mind-blowing jet pack demo by famed inventor Richard Browning. See first hand, the incredible jet powered suit which has broken world speed records for propelling a person across the sky.

Demo 1 May, 10.30AM
outside Za’Abeel Hall 6
Dubai Word Trade Centre

About

Future Technology Week is what happens when you cross genius with technology, when you get major problems that need crazy solutions, and when you must be the first to market with game changing products that need to be adopted early.

That’s why we host the event in Dubai, an Emirate renowned the world over for its early adoption of breakthrough future technology.

We have scoured the globe to find some of the most amazing technologies in the following fields:

• Artificial intelligence
• Blockchain
• Smart cities and IOT
• Robotics
• Mobility / Jet packs
• Cyber security

There’s amazement around every corner.
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An unparalleled speaker line-up

Be inspired by and meet some of the world’s greatest minds spanning the emerging tech sectors that are poised to change the way we live and work.

Meet the legends trail blazing new products, and get real life case studies of how their pioneering work can be applied to what you do.

6 Conferences

10 secret briefings

100+ sessions

150+ speakers

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Future tech speakers

Visit the INSPIRE Talks and be blown away by some of the most inspiring stories of how emerging and famed inventors struggled and succeeded in creating technology that will have you sitting on the edge of your seat.

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Cyber security gurus

One of the largest cyber shows in the world, GISEC, returns with an unprecedented number of world leaders in cyber security. With more content than ever before, including pre-conference master classes, invite only secret briefings and an extra stream on banking and finance – this proves to be the undisputed king of cyber security networking and learning in the region.

Leaders in Retail

  • Dr Rudra Murthy, CISO, Amazon Pay, India
  • Mr Jarkko Rautula, Group Chief Information Security Officer, Ikea Group, Sweden

Leaders in Oil and Gas

  • Mr Muhittin Hasancioglu, VP, Chief Information Security Officer, Shell International (retires 1 Jan 2018)
  • Dr John I Meakin, formerly CISO of BP

Leaders in State Security

  • Mr Ng Hoo Ming,Deputy Chief Executive (Operations), Cyber Security Agency of Singapore
  • Mr Amer Sharaf, CEO – Compliance Support and Alliances, Dubai Electronic Security Center, United Arab Emirates
  • Mr Alberto Hernández Moreno, CEO, INCIBE – Spanish National Cyber Security Institute 

Leaders in Cyber Security

  • Mr Alejandro Becerra Gonzalez, Group CISO, Telefónica
  • Mr David Cass, VP & CISO, Cloud & SaaS, IBM
  • Mr Selim Aissa, CISO, Ellie Mae

Leaders in Logistics

  • Mr Chin Kiat Chim, CISO, DHL Express
  • Mr Ahmed Duwaih, Senior Manager IT Security, Abu Dhabi Airports

Leaders in Government

  • Mr Abdulla Bader Al Sayari, CISO, Department of Health, Abu Dhabi
  • Mr Mohammed Hamad A. Al Neyadi, IT Security Section Head, Department of Finance, Abu Dhabi
  • Mr Khaled A. Alnuaimi, CIO, Eastern Province Governorate, Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia
  • Dr Abdullah Alothman, CIO, Ministry of Culture and Information, Saudi Arabia

Leaders in Banking

  • Mr Mamoun Alhomssey, CIO, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
  • Mr Rizwan Arain, CISO, Habib Bank AG Zurich
  • Ms Rasha M. Abu AlSaud, CISO, National Commercial Bank

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Smart cities and IOT geniuses

Back again with a vengeance, IOTx is the undisputed heavy weight champion of emerging tech that impact the way we live our lives. From smart cities to all aspects of IOT and connectivity, this riveting series of talks from global though leaders never fails to impress.

Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr

H.E. Dr. Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General, Smart Dubai Office ñ Driving Dubaiís efforts to digitize all government entities in the city implementing IoT, Blockchain and AI technologies.

Brigadier General Khalid Al Razooqi

Brigadier General Khalid Al Razooqi, Director General, Artificial Intelligence, Dubai Police ñ one of the foremost government innovators in the Middle East, having launched flying motorbikes, robotic policemen and autonomous traffic bikes.

Ger Baron

Mr Ger Baron, Chief Technology Officer, City of Amsterdam ñ leading the collaboration between public and private sectors to make Amsterdam one of the smartest interoperable cities in the world.

Lord Tim Clement-Jones

Lord Tim Clement-Jones, Chairman, House of Lords Artificial Intelligence Committee ñ responsible for assessing the economic, ethical and social implications of advances in artificial intelligence in order to set policy and draft regulations.

Mr Kai Gait

Mr Kai Gait, Senior Global Digital Director, GlaxoSmithKline, UK ñ Winner of the prestigious PM Society Digital Pioneer Award and leading the digitization of the 4th largest company on the London Stock Exchange

Dr Larissa Suzuki

Dr Larissa Suzuki, Smart Cities and Disruptive Tech Expert, UK ñ TEDx speaker on smart cities, multiple award winning inventor and former Data Strategist for Greater London Authority

Ayman Ismail Soliman

Ayman Ismail Soliman, Co-Founder, Chairman, New Cairo Administrative Capital, Egypt ñ responsible for the $30 billion new Cairo Capital which will be a smart city boasting a new international airport and the tallest building in Africa

Chris Ballinger

Chris Ballinger, CFO and Head of Mobility Services, Toyota Research Institute, USA ñ driving the strategic direction of Toyotaís mobility business and named as an Automotive News All-Star

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Artificial intelligence thought leaders

You asked for it, and so we’re delivering. We found that hundreds of our 7,500+ visitors wanted to learn how to make AI work for their organisations, the recurring questions was “how can we achieve ROI by rolling it out?”. Well is AI is in your plans, and you need to know the ROI to your organisation, this is one day of talks you won’t want to miss.

Brigadier General Khalid Al Razooqi

Brigadier General Khalid Al Razooqi, Director General, Artificial Intelligence, Dubai Police ñ one of the foremost government innovators in the Middle East, having launched flying motorbikes, robotic policemen and autonomous traffic bikes.

Lord Tim Clement-Jones

Lord Tim Clement-Jones, Chairman, House of Lords Artificial Intelligence Committee ñ responsible for assessing the economic, ethical and social implications of advances in artificial intelligence in order to set policy and draft regulations.

Hans Christensen

Hans Christensen, Director, Dubai Silicon Oasis ñ leading DSOA incubator tasked with nurturing innovative technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain in Dubai

Shahriar Sikder

Shahriar Sikder, Technologist & Founder, Synaptically - Advised on and helped implement artificial intelligence programs in some of the largest companies in the US

Gero Gunkel

Gero Gunkel, Group Artificial Intelligence Lead, Zurich Insurance - Driving business transformation through AI in one of the worlds top 100 companies

Mohamed Benaichouche

Mohamed Benaichouche, Director Information Technology, Arabsat - one of the worldís top satellite operators and by far the leading satellite services provider in the Arab world, carrying over 500 TV channels and 200 radio stations

Adi Chhabra

Adi Chhabra, Head of Product Management and Innovation, Vodafone - currently leading product management and innovations for utilising artificial intelligence and machine learning at teh worlds 3rd largest mobile operator

Ehsan Warriach

Dr Ehsan Warriach, Senior Data Scientist, Roads & Transport Authority - over a decade of experience in artificial intelligence and machine learning at Siemens, Vodafone, Airbus and Telefonica

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Source products from the word’s great innovators

Whether its cyber security, AI, blockchain, robotics, automation, IOT and smart city innovations, Future Technology Week brings together, in one venue, the emerging tech that can move the needle for your organisation. It’s why over half of our visitors include the event as part of their sourcing mix – nowhere in the region can you meet so many game changing innovators at one time.