2 – 4 April 2019

Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE

"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

5G – Telecoms stage
Capture the Flag
Awards
White hack hacking competition

100+ Free Session
Conferences
Secret Briefings
Genius Talks
X-Labs

50% ATTENDEE COMPANIES WITH 1000+ EMPLOYEES

The show launched with a mind-blowing jet pack demo by inventor Richard Browning.

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:

• Cybersecurity
• Internet of Things
• Artificial Intelligence
• Digital cities
• 5G / Telecom

There’s amazement around every corner.
Click through to find out more…

7,511 ATTENDEES FROM 86 COUNTRIES

Interesting Insights

4 out of 10 award-winning CISOs of top 10 banks in the region were speakers at the conference

5 out of 10 CISOs of top healthcare institutions were attendees at Future Technology Week

100+ CIO/CISO/VP of top companies like Telefonica, Saudi Ports, IKEA Group, Amazon Pay India, DHL Express, Dubai Health Authority, Habib Bank Ag, Juma Al Majid Group, Al Maskari Holding, Bank of Jordan, General Motors MENA, Dubai Customs, General Electric MENA, Union National Bank, Majid Al Futtaim Retail – Carrefour, Lulu Group International and many more were part of the event

6 Conferences

10 secret briefings

100+ sessions

150+ speakers

93% EXHIBITORS said that they are satisfied with the quality of business visitors

Future tech speakers

Some of the most inspiring stories from top inventors in the industry on their strugle and success in creating technologies of the future that will shape the way we live.

86% visitors come from Middle East, Africa & S. Asia

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

58% OF ATTEHDEES ARE INVOLVED IN BUYING DECISION

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 is 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 is 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 is 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

120+ TECH COMPANIES AND BRANDS

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 is 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

93% exhibitors said that they are satisfied with the quality of attendees

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.