Held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU)

About Innovation Arabia

‘Building the Future of Business and Innovation: The Internet of Things (IOT) and People’

Innovation is a central engine and driving force of economic growth and development - it can drive sustainable economic and social development for the region, while economies based on innovation and knowledge can help in promoting greater growth and spur entrepreneurship. The Arab World needs to embark on a journey of innovation, and prepare the ground for the rise of the creative revolution, creative class and creative society, for the region to transform their economies into full-fledged knowledge-based economies.



Main Conference Sponsor

RTA

[U-START] Title Sponsor

Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development

Official Supporter

UAE INNOVATES

Speakers

Dr. Mansoor

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar
Chancellor

Hamdam Bin Mohammed Smart University

Dorothy Gordon

Dorothy Gordon
Chair Information for all Programme

UNESCO

Xavier Anglada

Xavier Anglada
Managing Director

Accenture Digital Lead

Samir-Al-Aref

Samir Al Aref
General Manager

Signify

Anwaar Al Shimmari

Anwaar Al Shimmari
Chief Innovation Officer

Ministry of Infrastructure Development

Hussain Al Fardan

Hussain Al Fardan
Head of Innovation Center

Dubai Customs

Bilal Sabouni

Bilal Sabouni
Managing Director

Guidepoint

Tamara Adams
Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing

Honeywell

Essam Omran Disi

Essam Omran Disi
Director of Strategy & Policy

DUBAI SME

Julanne Minster

Julanne Minster
Senior Vice President

Delos

Anita Nouri

Anita Nouri
CEO

Green Energy Solutions & Sustainability

Steve Scott

Steve Scott
Executive Advisor

GHD

Khalifa AlHebsi

Khalifa AlHebsi
Senior Project Manager

Prime Minister's Office

Dr. Hamad Alawar

Dr. Hamad Alawar
Head of "Safer City" Innovation Team

Dubai Police

Troy

Troy Tolle
Chief Technology Officer

DigitalChalk

Akef

Akef Fakhri Al-Aqrabawi
Chief Executive Officer

INJAZ Al-Arab

Jeff Youssef

Jeff Youssef
Partner

Oliver Wyman

[U-Start] Jury Members

Anas Zeineddine

Anas Zeineddine
Executive Director

Krypto Labs

Essam Omran Disi

Essam Omran Disi
Director of Strategy & Policy

DUBAI SME

Ghaith Abdul Rahman

Ghaith Abdul Rahman
Co-Lead of Programs and Lead for Regulation Lab

Dubai Future Foundation

Ivano Iannelli

Ivano Iannelli
Chief Executive Officer

Dubai Carbon Centre for Excellence

Ms. Karin Gabriel

Ms. Karin Gabriel
Programs Lead

Dubai Future Foundation

Krishnan Gopi

Krishnan Gopi
Chief Disruption Officer

GEMS Education Group

Qussay Abdul Wahab

Qussay Abdul Wahab
Enterprise Development Acting Senior Manager

Khalifa Fund


Knowledge Partner

Injaz Al Arab

Media Partner

Edarabia

Digital Media Partner

Nabd

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Travel Validity: 18th Feb - 2nd March 2020

15+

Seminars

On key trending topics related to business, education, healthcare and environment

12+

Keynotes

By international, regional and local experts and industry specialists

3+

Workshops

In specialty areas to enhance your knowledge, sharpen your skills and network with delegates