In Collaboration With

ACHIEVING DIGITAL EXCELLENCE ACROSS
KEY SECTORS IN KUWAIT

Automation

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Learning Machine

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Big data

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2023 SUPPORTING PARTNERS

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

MINISTRY OF INTERIOR

ARAB FUND FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

USKAA - UNITED STATES KUWAIT ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

KUWAIT INTERNATIONAL BANK

ALHASAWI RETAIL GROUP

ABCK-AMCHAM KUWAIT

GBCK

COFE APP

CIRCLE TURBOMART APP

WHY DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
KUWAIT CONFERENCE?

As the flagship event, following the resounding success of the inaugural Digital Transformation Kuwait Conference and in collaboration with the Central Agency for Information Technology – CAIT, the forthcoming third edition of this transformative event is scheduled to take place on 18-19 November, Kuwait.

This conference serves as a crucial national platform, fostering digital advancement in Kuwait by bringing together leaders and experts from the ICT industry. The event aims to illuminate the ongoing efforts, ambitions, and plans for digitizing various sectors, including government, healthcare, education, BFSI, and customer experience.

The upcoming Digital Transformation Kuwait Conference will explore the current challenges and opportunities in the market, offering insights into acceleration strategies for diverse industries and facilitating effective technology integration. This conference aligns with the country’s broader 2040 vision, emphasizing the commitment to driving digital transformation and adoption.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

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KEY CONFERENCE ELEMENTS

2-DAY CUTTING-EDGE CONFERENCE PROGRAM

A high-level international forum addressing key advances and pressing challenges in Kuwait digital transformation through opening speeches, presentations, panel discussions, and more

VIP MAJLIS

A high-level international forum addressing key advances and pressing challenges in Kuwait digital transformation through opening speeches, presentations, panel discussions, and more

2-DAY EXHIBITION OF THE LATEST TECHNOLOGIES AND SOLUTIONS

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MEDIA AND LIVE BROADCAST AREA

Coordinating media interviews between international, regional, and local channels, VIPs, speakers, sponsors, and delegates.

AWARDS CEREMONY

Prestigious ceremony to honor the event partners

SPEAKERS

Mai Alowaish

Chief Executive Officer

CINET Credit Bureau

Nikolai Belstein

Chief Information Security Officer

Boubyan Bank

Somnath Sarkar

Group Chief Information and Security Officer

Mashreq Bank

Rami Haddad

Chief Information Officer

Menzies Aviation

Mohammad Al-Ansari

Chief Information Officer - Information Technology Center

Arab Fund for Economic & Social Development

Sudhakar Nibhanupudi

Group Chief Data Officer

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK)

Manoj Ramachandran

Group Chief Information Officer & Director of Technology/Digital transformation

Al Babtain Group of Companies

Dr. Rajesh G

Chief Innovation Officer

Taiba Hospital

Dr. Mohamed Sarrab

Development Section Head

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Vienna

Dari Al Huwail

Associate Professor, Department of Information Science, College of Life Sciences

Kuwait University

Engr. Mashal Buhamad

MBA Head of Cybersecurity committee

MEWRE – Kuwait

AGENDA

  • Day 1 - Monday, 18 Nov 2024
  • Day 2 - Tuesday, 19 Nov 2024

08:00 – 9:00

Registration, refreshments, and networking

09:00 – 9:05

Opening remarks by Great Minds Group 

09:05 – 9:10 

Welcome address by Conference Chairman

09:15 – 9:30 

Opening keynote address by CAIT 

09:30–10:15

Opening panel discussion: Kuwait's Digital Leap | Delivering Citizen-Centric Services Through Digital Transformation

10:15 – 11:00

Ribbon cutting ceremony, VIP Exhibition tour, and networking break.

11:00 – 11:15

Keynote Presentation

11:15 – 12:00

Panel discussion two: Securing the Future: Building a Robust Cybersecurity Framework for Kuwait

12:00 – 12:30

Innovation technology sessions

This session will highlight the latest technologies in digitalization. The session consists of two 15 -minute back-to-back presentations from experts in the industry who will provide insights and case studies on the successful application of a variety of digital innovations.

12:00 – 12:15

Innovation technology session 1

12:15 – 12:30

Innovation technology session 2

12:30 - 13:15

Panel discussion three: Kuwait's Digital Dinars: Building a Future-proof BFSI Landscape

13:15 – 13:45

Innovation technology sessions

This session will highlight the latest technologies in digitalization. The session consists of two 15 -minute back-to-back presentations from experts in the industry who will provide insights and case studies on the successful application of a variety of digital innovations.

13:15 – 13:30

Innovation technology session 3 by Google Cloud

13:30 – 13:45

Innovation technology session 4 by Renad Almajed for Information Technology (RMG)

13:45 – 14:00

Presentation: Exploring future trends in educational technology such as virtual reality, augmented reality, robotics, and smart lenses and their implications on the educational model in Kuwait

13:45 -14:00

Panel discussion four: Digital innovations to drive Kuwait’s carbon neutrality commitment in the oil and gas sector by 2050

14:30– 14:45

Closing remarks by Conference Chairman

14:15

End of day one and networking lunch 

08:30 – 09:30

Registration, morning coffee, and networking   

09:30 – 09:45

Welcome address and opening remarks by Conference Chairman

09:45 – 10:00

Opening Keynote presentation

10:00 – 10:45

Opening panel discussion: Advancing to AI-powered Diagnostics and Personalized Healthcare in Kuwait

10:45– 11:15

Innovation technology sessions 

This session will highlight the latest technologies in digitalization. The session consists of two 15-minute back-to-back presentations from experts in the industry who will provide insights and case studies on the successful application of a variety of digital innovations.

10:45 – 11:00

Innovation technology session 1

11:00 – 11:15

Innovation technology session 2 by Oracle Health

11:15 – 12:00

Networking break and coffee

12:00 – 12:45

Panel discussion two: Data-Driven Retail Experiences | Embracing the Phygital Future of Shopping in Kuwait

12:45 – 13:15

Innovation technology sessions

This session will highlight the latest technologies in digitalization. The session consists of two 15-minute back-to-back presentations from experts in the industry who will provide insights and case studies on the successful application of a variety of digital innovations.

12:45 – 13:00

Innovation technology session 3

13:00 – 13:15

Innovation technology session 4

13:15 – 13:30

Presentation: Exploring future trends in educational technology such as virtual reality, augmented reality, robotics, and smart lenses and their implications on the educational model in Kuwait

13:15 – 14:00

Panel discussion three: Exploring Metaverse - redefining digital experiences and customer engagement

An international perspective will provide an insightful case study that demonstrates how the metaverse is being integrated into banking, tourism, and digital experiences, offering valuable lessons and potential strategies for Kuwait’s own exploration of the metaverse.

14:15– 14:30

Wrap up, recommendations, and closing remarks by conference Chairman

14:15

Networking lunch and end of the conference

WHO WILL ATTEND?

CHIEFS, VPS, DIRECTORS, HEADS, SPECIALISTS, ADVISORS, AND CONSULTANTS FROM THE FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTS:
INDUSTRIES

OPPORTUNITIES TO PARTICIPATE

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WHO SHOULD SPONSOR?

Solution providers offering various services:

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

Silver Sponsor

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Silver Sponsor

MEDIA & PARTNERS

Project Intelligence Partner

WHY GET INVOLVED?

RAISE YOUR BRAND AWARENESS

Opportunity to position your brand as one of the leading companies in the sector to help stakeholders and project owners achieve their targets.

INCREASES YOUR COMPETITIVENESS

Learn about the digitalization requirements of key government entities and large companies, influence decision-makers, and stand a chance of being shortlisted for upcoming projects.

GAIN PROJECT INSIGHTS

Get first-hand details on timelines and requirements of current projects from across the country and spot opportunities.

GET IN FRONT OF YOUR TARGET MARKET

Get access to key digital transformation stakeholders involved with ongoing and upcoming projects in Kuwait and get insight into their plans to invest in new technologies and spot opportunities.

GENERATE STRONG LEADS

Learn about the digitalization requirements of key government entities and large companies, influence decision-makers, and stand a chance of being shortlisted for upcoming projects.

PARTNERSHIP MESSAGE

If you have a product or service that will be valuable to leading authorities and companies in Kuwait in the field of digital transformation and cyber security solutions, please contact us on  partnerships@gmevents.ae to find out more about sponsorship packages and opportunities

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