Saudi Emerging Technologies Forum NovemberNov 11 2019 - NovemberNov 13 2019 Europe/MadridSahafah District, Arabia Saudi


The forum will be the first event of its kind to feature interactive sector-specific labs, live proof of concepts, a fully immersive conference and highly interactive networking sessions catering for C-level executives and innovation specialists keen on understanding how emerging technologies can aid their daily operation and make them thrive in the 4th industrial revolution.

In line with the Saudi 2030 vision, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is set to become the global leader of the digital economy through the full deployment of emerging technologies such as IoT, IIoT, AI, Data Science, Cyber Security, Cloudification, Blockchain, AR/BR, Robotics, Deepl Learning (DL), Machine Learning (ML) and Coding 4.0 across public and private sectors. At the forefront of innovation, the Emerging Technologies Forum will be the largest R&D technology event in the region and will gather 3000+ government officials, C-suite executives from the private sector as well as the top tech players to unveil the latest applications in smart government services and private sector operations and discuss the future of tech in shaping a globally competitive economy.

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Burj Rafal Hotel
King Fahd Road
Exit 4, As Sahafah District,
Riyadh 13315, Saudi Arabia

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Nov 11 08:00
Registration and Refreshments
Nov 11 08:40
Official Exhibition Opening, Ribbon Cutting and VIP Tour
Nov 11 09:00
Official opening: National Anthem and Holy Quran
Nov 11 09:05
Ministerial Opening Keynote address
Nov 11 09:10
Keynote opening address delivered by the World Bank Issam Abousleiman, Regional Director GCC – MENA, The World Bank
Nov 11 09:15
Governmental Panel Discussion Vision 2030: governmental roadmap to empower Saudi Arabia as 4.0 global leader
Nov 11 09:10
Emerging Technologies and Digital Development
Nov 11 10:15
Telcos session: Alice In Digital Wonderland: "Headlines for the new conversations of the 4th Industrial Revolution"
Nov 11 10:30
Disruptive Satellite Communication Services for Government and Enterprise
Nov 11 10:45
Digital impact on job creation- the LinkedIn case
Nov 11 10:55
Achieving operational excellence using Intelligent Automation
Nov 11 11:15
Quality of Life Presentation: How technology plays a significant role in improving the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Quality of Life
Nov 11 11:30
Utilizing the power of data and analytics in order to create personalized user experiences
Nov 11 11:45
Google report on AI: Scaling Up: Potential Economic Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Saudi Arabia
Nov 11 11:50
Google panel discussion: The impact of AI on the Saudi Economy
Nov 11 12:20
Engagement in the Always-on Era: How humans and technology work hand-in-hand to meet rising expectations
Nov 11 12:40
Large Conglomerates panel discussion: Security in the age of the 4IR: creating risk proof IT infrastructures
Nov 11 13:15
Awards ceremony: celebrating the top tech innovators in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Nov 11 13:30
Networking Lunch
Nov 11 14:00
Afternoon Executive Briefings
Nov 11 17:00
End of Conference Day 1
Nov 11 18:00
Gala Dinner
Nov 12 08:30
Registration and Refreshments
Nov 12 09:00
Chairman’s opening
Nov 12 09:05
Keynote address: Saudi Arabia as the epicentre of global tech disruption
Nov 12 09:20
Quality of Life Panel Discussion: The role of emerging technologies in uplifting our lifestyle: opportunities and challenges
Nov 12 10:00
Artificial Intelligence (AI) Potential in KSA
Nov 12 10:20
Shared Services Panel Discussion: The future of the shared economy in Saudi Arabia: paradigm shifts in shared services
Nov 12 11:00
Session reserved to Iknow
Nov 12 11:15
Blockchain in Allianz
Nov 12 11:30
BFSI Panel discussion: Digital Transformation in the knowledge economy: data as the new oil
Nov 12 12:00
Session reserved to Zoho Corp
Nov 12 12:20
SMEs & Start up Panel Discussion: Saudi start up ecosystem: nurturing innovation and entrepreneurship
Nov 12 13:05
Networking Lunch
Nov 12 14:15
Afternoon Executive Briefings
Nov 12 17:00
End of Conference Day 2
Nov 13 08:30
Registration and Refreshments
Nov 13 09:00
Official opening: National Anthem and Holy Quran
Nov 13 09:10
International Keynote Address: 10 IoT Trends in 2020 and Beyond
Nov 13 09:45
Session reserved to solution provider
Nov 13 10:10
A thriving economy: Fourth Industrial Revolution in Saudi Aramco
Nov 13 10:30
Humanizing IoT: the way forward
Nov 13 11:00
Session reserved to solution provider
Nov 13 11:45
Executive Panel Discussion: The future of IIoT in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Nov 13 12:30
Chairman’s closing remarks
Nov 13 12:45
Networking lunch & End of Focus Day

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