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DataCon Dubai 2019

5* Venue | Dubai, UAE
19 - 20 November 2019 Main Conference
#DataConDubai

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Day 1
19 November 2019
08:00

Registration & Breakfast Networking

Registration & Breakfast Networking

November 19 | 08:00 - 08:45

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08:40

Welcome & Opening Address

Welcome & Opening Address

November 19 | 08:40 - 09:00

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09:00

Keynote Opening Presentation:Data Future Foresight & How Data Will Change Humanity

Speaking:

H.E. Mohammad Hassan

H.E. Mohammad Hassan

Executive Director of Data & Statistics Sector , Federal Competitiveness and Statistic Authority

Keynote Opening Presentation:Data Future Foresight & How Data Will Change Humanity

November 19 | 09:00 - 09:30

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H.E. Mohammad Hassan

H.E. Mohammad Hassan

Federal Competitiveness and Statistic Authority

09:30

Breaking Down Data Silos to Build a Culture of Data Centricity & Data Driven Enterprises

Speaking:

Youmna Bourghol

Youmna Borghol

Chief Data Officer, Choueiri Group

Bart HSBC

Bart Pietruszka

Chief Data Officer & Head of Analytics, HSBC

Budoor Al Amoudi

Budoor Al Amoudi

Director of Business Intelligence & Analytics, Jumeirah Group

Richard Wingfield

Richard Wingfield

Chief Data Officer , Al-Futtaim

Breaking Down Data Silos to Build a Culture of Data Centricity & Data Driven Enterprises

November 19 | 09:30 - 10:00

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Bart HSBC

Bart Pietruszka

HSBC

Youmna Bourghol

Youmna Borghol

Choueiri Group

Richard Wingfield

Richard Wingfield

Al-Futtaim

Budoor Al Amoudi

Budoor Al Amoudi

Jumeirah Group

10:00

Lead Partner Presentation: Alteryx

Lead Partner Presentation: Alteryx

November 19 | 10:00 - 10:30

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10:30

Doing More With Your Data : Cloud - Processing Large Amount Of Data In A Shorter Time

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Mats Cargard

Mats Carrgard

Senior Vice President - Business Performance, Virgin Mobile Middle East Africa

Doing More With Your Data : Cloud - Processing Large Amount Of Data In A Shorter Time

November 19 | 10:30 - 10:50

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Mats Cargard

Mats Carrgard

Virgin Mobile Middle East Africa

10:50

Refreshment & Networking Break

Refreshment & Networking Break

November 19 | 10:50 - 11:20

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The Big Question

11:20

The BIG Question 1: How did you Effect Change in your Organisation through Data Analytics?

Pushing past theory into real outcomes this session will feature 3 presentations on how data analytics drove business change.

Case Study 1: Using AI To Prevent Fraud And Optimize Marketplace In Careem

Sofia Hafdani, Lead Data Scientist, Careem

Case Study 2: Improving Outcomes Within the Education Sector through the Use of Data and Analytics

Hywel Benbow, Vice President - Global Data & Analytics, GEMS Education

Case Study 3: Reserved for PropertyFinder

Lynette Abad, Director: Research & Data, PropertyFinder

Dina Mohammed-Laity, Head of Data Science, PropertyFinder

Speaking:

Sofia Hafdani

Sofia Hafdani

Lead Data Scientist, Careem

Hywel Benbow

Hywel Benbow

Vice President - Global Data & Analytics, GEMS Education

Lynette

Lynette Abad

Director: Research & Data, Propertyfinder.ae

The BIG Question 1: How did you Effect Change in your Organisation through Data Analytics?

November 19 | 11:20 - 12:20

Pushing past theory into real outcomes this session will feature 3 presentations on how data analytics drove business change.

Case Study 1: Using AI To Prevent Fraud And Optimize Marketplace In Careem

Sofia Hafdani, Lead Data Scientist, Careem

Case Study 2: Improving Outcomes Within the Education Sector through the Use of Data and Analytics

Hywel Benbow, Vice President - Global Data & Analytics, GEMS Education

Case Study 3: Reserved for PropertyFinder

Lynette Abad, Director: Research & Data, PropertyFinder

Dina Mohammed-Laity, Head of Data Science, PropertyFinder

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Lynette

Lynette Abad

Propertyfinder.ae

Hywel Benbow

Hywel Benbow

GEMS Education

Sofia Hafdani

Sofia Hafdani

Careem

The Big Question

12:20

Panel Discussion: The Roadmap for a True Open Data Environment in the UAE

In this session, discuss with our data leaders on data privacy compliance challenges that entails with the rapidly evolving open data policy and the newly implemented, upcoming data regulations coming into place in the UAE 2019 and beyond.

Moderator:

Richard Dib, Head of AI & Data Science Activation, Smart Dubai

Panelists:

Lori Baker, Vice President, Legal & Director of Data Protection, Office of the Commissioner of Data Protection, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)

Osama El Hassan, Head of e-Health Section at Health Data & Information Analysis, Dubai Health Authority

Speaking:

Richard Dib_3

Richard Dib

Head of Data Science Activation & AI, Smart Dubai

Lori Baker

Lori Baker

Vice President, Legal & Director of Data Protection, Office of the Commissioner of Data Protection, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)

Osama Elhassan

Dr. Osama ElHassan

Head of e-Health, Dubai Health Authority

Panel Discussion: The Roadmap for a True Open Data Environment in the UAE

November 19 | 12:20 - 13:00

In this session, discuss with our data leaders on data privacy compliance challenges that entails with the rapidly evolving open data policy and the newly implemented, upcoming data regulations coming into place in the UAE 2019 and beyond.

Moderator:

Richard Dib, Head of AI & Data Science Activation, Smart Dubai

Panelists:

Lori Baker, Vice President, Legal & Director of Data Protection, Office of the Commissioner of Data Protection, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)

Osama El Hassan, Head of e-Health Section at Health Data & Information Analysis, Dubai Health Authority

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Richard Dib_3

Richard Dib

Smart Dubai

Lori Baker

Lori Baker

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)

Osama Elhassan

Dr. Osama ElHassan

Dubai Health Authority

1:20

Lunch & Networking

Lunch & Networking

November 19 | 13:20 - 14:20

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Stream A Data Governance & MDM

2:20

Reserved for Stream Partner

Reserved for Stream Partner

November 19 | 14:20 - 14:40

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Stream B Strategy & Operations

2:20

Reserved for Stream Partner: Snowflake

Speaking:

Mohamed Zouari

Mohamed Zouari

Sales Director: France & Middle East, Snowflake

Reserved for Stream Partner: Snowflake

November 19 | 14:20 - 14:40

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Mohamed Zouari

Mohamed Zouari

Snowflake

Stream C Advanced Analytics & AI

2:20

Reserved for Stream Partner

Reserved for Stream Partner

November 19 | 14:20 - 14:40

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Stream D RegTech

2:20

Reserved for Stream Partner

Reserved for Stream Partner

November 19 | 14:20 - 14:40

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Stream A Data Governance & MDM

2:40

Discussion Group 1A: What are your Organization’s Pillars Of Data Governance?

Speaking:

Jaymin Darbari

Jaymin Darbari

Head of Data Governance, Abu Dhabi DCT (Department of Culture & Tourism)

Discussion Group 1A: What are your Organization’s Pillars Of Data Governance?

November 19 | 14:40 - 15:10

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Jaymin Darbari

Jaymin Darbari

Abu Dhabi DCT (Department of Culture & Tourism)

Stream B Strategy & Operations

2:40

Discussion Group 1B: Does your Organization Need a Chief Data Officer? Discussing the Pros & Cons of this Role

Speaking:

Youmna Bourghol

Youmna Borghol

Chief Data Officer, Choueiri Group

Bart HSBC

Bart Pietruszka

Chief Data Officer & Head of Analytics, HSBC

Richard Wingfield

Richard Wingfield

Chief Data Officer , Al-Futtaim

Discussion Group 1B: Does your Organization Need a Chief Data Officer? Discussing the Pros & Cons of this Role

November 19 | 14:40 - 15:10

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Bart HSBC

Bart Pietruszka

HSBC

Youmna Bourghol

Youmna Borghol

Choueiri Group

Richard Wingfield

Richard Wingfield

Al-Futtaim

Stream C Advanced Analytics & AI

2:40

Discussion Group 1C: Successful Implementation Strategies for an AI-Ready Organization

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Discussion Group 1C: Successful Implementation Strategies for an AI-Ready Organization

November 19 | 14:40 - 15:!0

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Stream D RegTech

2:40

Case Study: Governing Healthcare Data Sharing: Challenges & Opportunities Emerged From The New Federal Law On ICT Usage In Healthcare

Speaking:

Osama Elhassan

Dr. Osama ElHassan

Head of e-Health, Dubai Health Authority

Case Study: Governing Healthcare Data Sharing: Challenges & Opportunities Emerged From The New Federal Law On ICT Usage In Healthcare

November 19 | 14:40 - 15:!0

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Speaking:

Osama Elhassan

Dr. Osama ElHassan

Dubai Health Authority

Stream A Data Governance & MDM

3:10

Refreshments & Networking Break

Refreshments & Networking Break

November 19 | 15:10 - 15:40

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Stream B Strategy & Operations

3:10

Refreshments & Networking Break

Refreshments & Networking Break

November 19 | 15:10 - 15:40

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Stream C Advanced Analytics & AI

3:10

Refreshments & Networking Break

Refreshments & Networking Break

November 19 | 15:10 - 15:40

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Stream D RegTech

3:10

Refreshments & Networking Break

Refreshments & Networking Break

November 19 | 15:10 - 15:40

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Stream A Data Governance & MDM

3:40

Discussion Group 2A: Driving Process Automation to Analyse, Visualise & Transfer Data into Action at Pace

Speaking:

Ahmed-1

Ahmed Mukthar

Lead Data Engineer, Fetchr

Jasdeep Bhambra

Jasdeep Bhambra

People Analytics Manager, GE Renewable Energy UK

Discussion Group 2A: Driving Process Automation to Analyse, Visualise & Transfer Data into Action at Pace

November 19 | 15:40 - 16:10

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Jasdeep Bhambra

Jasdeep Bhambra

GE Renewable Energy UK

Ahmed-1

Ahmed Mukthar

Fetchr

Stream B Strategy & Operations

3:40

Case Study: Demonstrating the Value of Data-Driven Insights to Unlock Full Potential of Analytics Across the Business

Speaking:

Syed

Syed Mohammad Ali Naqvi

Head of Analytics, Data & IT Governance, Al Hilal Bank

Case Study: Demonstrating the Value of Data-Driven Insights to Unlock Full Potential of Analytics Across the Business

November 19 | 15:40 - 16:10

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Syed

Syed Mohammad Ali Naqvi

Al Hilal Bank

Stream C Advanced Analytics & AI

3:40

Discussion Group 2B: Lean Six Sigma for Agile Data Science

Speaking:

Haleh najafzadeh

Haleh Najafzadeh

Director - Data Science & Analytics, GE Aviation

Discussion Group 2B: Lean Six Sigma for Agile Data Science

November 19 | 15:40 - 16:10

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Haleh najafzadeh

Haleh Najafzadeh

GE Aviation

Stream D RegTech

3:40

Fortifying your Fraud Resistance through Deployment of Data Analytics Tools

Speaking:

Vivek

Vivek Sahabadi

Head of Analytics & Data Science, Namshi.com

Fortifying your Fraud Resistance through Deployment of Data Analytics Tools

November 19 | 15:40 - 16:10

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Vivek

Vivek Sahabadi

Namshi.com

Stream A Data Governance & MDM

4:10

Discussion Group 3A: Is Your Data Lake Crystal Clear or a Swamp? Managing Large Volumes Low Quality Data

Discussion Group 3A: Is Your Data Lake Crystal Clear or a Swamp? Managing Large Volumes Low Quality Data

November 19 | 16:10 - 16:40

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Stream B Strategy & Operations

4:10

Discussion Group 3B: What Needs to Happen to Achieve a Single View of the Customer?

Speaking:

Namrata Balwani

Namrata Balwani

Head - Digital Marketing & Analytics, Landmark Group

Discussion Group 3B: What Needs to Happen to Achieve a Single View of the Customer?

November 19 | 16:10 - 16:40

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Namrata Balwani

Namrata Balwani

Landmark Group

Stream C Advanced Analytics & AI

4:10

Case Study: AI & Predictive Analytics to Eliminate Bias & Provide Accurate Candidate- Company Match with Targeted Criterias

Speaking:

May Amr

May Amr

Head of Data Science, Searchie

Case Study: AI & Predictive Analytics to Eliminate Bias & Provide Accurate Candidate- Company Match with Targeted Criterias

November 19 | 16:10 - 16:40

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May Amr

May Amr

Searchie

Stream D RegTech

4:10

Case Study: The Future of Data - Privacy, Security & Cyber Resilience

Speaking:

Haitham Kaddoura

Haitham Kaddoura

Director of Engineering & Business Intelligence, CASHU

Case Study: The Future of Data - Privacy, Security & Cyber Resilience

November 19 | 16:10 - 16:40

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Haitham Kaddoura

Haitham Kaddoura

CASHU

5:00

End of Conference Day One

End of Conference Day One

November 19 | 17:00

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Day 2
20 November 2019
08:00

Registration & Breakfast Networking

Registration & Breakfast Networking

November 20 | 08:00 - 08:45

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08:50

Welcome & Opening Address

Welcome & Opening Address

November 20 | 08:50 - 09:00

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09:00

Breakfast Chat: Data is the Future of Business: Creating an Agile Business Environment

Speaking:

Louise Blake-1

Louise Blake

VP: Data, Seera Group

dirk jungnickel

Dirk Jungnickel

SVP: Enterprise Analytics & Intelligence, Emirates Group

Michael Antwi

Michael Antwi

Head of Data Analytics - Gulf, Metlife

Breakfast Chat: Data is the Future of Business: Creating an Agile Business Environment

November 20 | 09:00 - 09:30

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Louise Blake-1

Louise Blake

Seera Group

dirk jungnickel

Dirk Jungnickel

Emirates Group

Michael Antwi

Michael Antwi

Metlife

09:30

Building a Solid Foundation for Your AI Strategy & Scaling with Machine Learning

Speaking:

Jacques Von Benecke

Jacques Von Benecke

Chief Technology Officer, OSN

Building a Solid Foundation for Your AI Strategy & Scaling with Machine Learning

November 20 | 09:30 - 09:50

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Jacques Von Benecke

Jacques Von Benecke

OSN

09:50

Reserved for Associate Partner

Reserved for Associate Partner

November 20 | 09:50 - 10:10

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10:10

Best Practices of Data Governance: How do Enterprises Ensure the Success of their Data Governance Agenda?

Speaking:

Tejasvi Addagada

Tejasvi Addagada

Head - Data Management & Governance, Axis Bank ; Director of Board, IQ International , Axis Bank

Best Practices of Data Governance: How do Enterprises Ensure the Success of their Data Governance Agenda?

November 20 | 10:10 - 10:30

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Tejasvi Addagada

Tejasvi Addagada

Axis Bank

10:30

Dataset, Mindset, Skillset: You Got The Data, You Got The Resources, You Got The Right Team, The Question Now Is - Is It Generating The Right Results?

Speaking:

Guillaume Thfoin

Guillaume Thfoin

Head of Analytics, Majid Al Futtaim

Dataset, Mindset, Skillset: You Got The Data, You Got The Resources, You Got The Right Team, The Question Now Is - Is It Generating The Right Results?

November 20 | 10:30 - 10:50

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Guillaume Thfoin

Guillaume Thfoin

Majid Al Futtaim

10:50

Refreshment & Networking Break

Refreshment & Networking Break

November 20 | 10:50 - 11:20

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11:20

Strategies for Taking your Organisation from One Level of Data Maturity to the Next

Speaking:

Hartnell Ndungi-1

Hartnell Ndungi

Chief Data Officer, Barclays (Kenya)

Shreya Goswami-2

Shreya Goswami

Chief Data Officer: ROA, absa (South Africa)

Strategies for Taking your Organisation from One Level of Data Maturity to the Next

November 20 | 11:20 - 11:40

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Shreya Goswami-2

Shreya Goswami

absa (South Africa)

Hartnell Ndungi-1

Hartnell Ndungi

Barclays (Kenya)

11:40

Reserved for Associate Partner

Reserved for Associate Partner

November 20 | 11:40 - 12:00

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The Big Question

12:00

The BIG Question 2: How did you Effect Change in your Organisation through Data Analytics?

Pushing past theory into real outcomes this session will feature 3 presentations on how data analytics drove business change.
Case Study 4: Churn Analytics: How du Used a Customer Churn Prediction Model to Reduce Drop-Outs

Muhammad Hassan, IoT & AI Solutions - Manager, du

Case Study 5: Using Macro Data vs Micro Data Analysis in Forecasting Methodologies in the Tourism Sector

Ziad Ali Mohamad, Business Intelligence Director, Abu Dhabi DCT (Department of Culture & Tourism)

Case Study 6: Knowledge Sharing Throughout an Organisation When it Comes to Analytical Transformation

(Reserved for School Of Analytics Majid Al Futtaim)Dr Krishnadas Nanath, Senior Analytics Lead - School of Analytics , Majid Al Futtaim

Speaking:

Muhammad Hassan

Muhammad Hassan

Manager - IoT & AI Solutions, du

Ziad

Ziad Ali Mohammad

Director of Business Intelligence, Abu Dhabi Department of Culture & Tourism

Dr Krishnadas Nanath

Krishnadas Nanath

Senior Analytics Lead SOAT, Majid Al Futtaim

The BIG Question 2: How did you Effect Change in your Organisation through Data Analytics?

November 20 | 12:00 - 13:00

Pushing past theory into real outcomes this session will feature 3 presentations on how data analytics drove business change.
Case Study 4: Churn Analytics: How du Used a Customer Churn Prediction Model to Reduce Drop-Outs

Muhammad Hassan, IoT & AI Solutions - Manager, du

Case Study 5: Using Macro Data vs Micro Data Analysis in Forecasting Methodologies in the Tourism Sector

Ziad Ali Mohamad, Business Intelligence Director, Abu Dhabi DCT (Department of Culture & Tourism)

Case Study 6: Knowledge Sharing Throughout an Organisation When it Comes to Analytical Transformation

(Reserved for School Of Analytics Majid Al Futtaim)Dr Krishnadas Nanath, Senior Analytics Lead - School of Analytics , Majid Al Futtaim

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Muhammad Hassan

Muhammad Hassan

du

Ziad

Ziad Ali Mohammad

Abu Dhabi Department of Culture & Tourism

Dr Krishnadas Nanath

Krishnadas Nanath

Majid Al Futtaim

1:20

Inspirational Keynote: Leading or Responding to Market Analytics Trends to Give Your Business The Competitive Edge to Succeed

Inspirational Keynote: Leading or Responding to Market Analytics Trends to Give Your Business The Competitive Edge to Succeed

November 20 | 13:20 - 13:50

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1:50

Lunch & Networking

Lunch & Networking

November 20 | 13:50 - 14:30

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2:30

Workshop: Developing a Formal Data Strategy & Building Data Maturity Across the Organization

Speaking:

Hartnell Ndungi-1

Hartnell Ndungi

Chief Data Officer, Barclays (Kenya)

Shreya Goswami-2

Shreya Goswami

Chief Data Officer: ROA, absa (South Africa)

Workshop: Developing a Formal Data Strategy & Building Data Maturity Across the Organization

November 20 | 14:30 - 17:00

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Shreya Goswami-2

Shreya Goswami

absa (South Africa)

Hartnell Ndungi-1

Hartnell Ndungi

Barclays (Kenya)