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DataCon Dubai 2019

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel | 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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Speaking:

08:40

Welcome & Opening Address

Speaking:

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Abboud Ghanem

Regional Vice President: Middle East & Africa, Alteryx

Welcome & Opening Address

November 19 | 08:40 - 09:00

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Speaking:

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Abboud Ghanem

Alteryx

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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Speaking:

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:

Bart HSBC

Bart Pietruszka

Chief Data Officer & Head of Analytics, HSBC

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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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Speaking:

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Budoor Al Amoudi

Jumeirah Group

Richard Wingfield

Richard Wingfield

Al-Futtaim

Bart HSBC

Bart Pietruszka

HSBC

10:00

Lead Partner Presentation: Alteryx

The Next Great Analytics Revolution: Unleashing Advanced Analytics for the Masses

Data and Analytics are the fundamental building blocks for Digital Business Transformation. Bringing these two elements together has the potential to unlock significant value for your business, and the analytic journey you take to reach these outcomes will directly affect your success and future direction.

In this keynote, learn how analytics is applied for data-driven transformation, and the four critical steps that organisations must take to enable and empower their staff to succeed. Understand the key triggers for establishing a culture of enabling advanced analytics across teams, departments and geographies and hear how leading companies are empowering their analysts to evolve new and powerful capabilities to ask deeper questions and find hidden value through advanced analytics and citizen data science.

Speaking:

Lead Partner Presentation: Alteryx

November 19 | 10:00 - 10:30

The Next Great Analytics Revolution: Unleashing Advanced Analytics for the Masses

Data and Analytics are the fundamental building blocks for Digital Business Transformation. Bringing these two elements together has the potential to unlock significant value for your business, and the analytic journey you take to reach these outcomes will directly affect your success and future direction.

In this keynote, learn how analytics is applied for data-driven transformation, and the four critical steps that organisations must take to enable and empower their staff to succeed. Understand the key triggers for establishing a culture of enabling advanced analytics across teams, departments and geographies and hear how leading companies are empowering their analysts to evolve new and powerful capabilities to ask deeper questions and find hidden value through advanced analytics and citizen data science.

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Speaking:

10:30

Doing More With Your Data : Cloud - Increased Agility and Speed Working with Data

Speaking:

Mats Cargard

Mats Carrgard

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

Doing More With Your Data : Cloud - Increased Agility and Speed Working with Data

November 19 | 10:30 - 10:50

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Speaking:

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

Mohamed Atef Hassouna, Data Science and Engineering Lead, 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: “Failing Your Way To Success" How To Integrate Creative Destruction In The Creation Of A Real World Machine Learning Project.

Lynette Abad, Director: Research & Data, PropertyFinder

Mo'asher - The Official Sales And Rental Price Index For The City Of Dubai

Dina Mohammed-Laity, Head of Data Science, PropertyFinder

Speaking:

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Mohamed Atef Hassouna

Data Science and Engineering Lead, Careem

Lynette

Lynette Abad

Director: Research & Data, Propertyfinder.ae

Dina Mohammad Laity

Dina Mohammad Laity

Head of Data Science, Property Finder

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

Mohamed Atef Hassouna, Data Science and Engineering Lead, 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: “Failing Your Way To Success" How To Integrate Creative Destruction In The Creation Of A Real World Machine Learning Project.

Lynette Abad, Director: Research & Data, PropertyFinder

Mo'asher - The Official Sales And Rental Price Index For The City Of Dubai

Dina Mohammed-Laity, Head of Data Science, PropertyFinder

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Speaking:

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Mohamed Atef Hassouna

Careem

Dina Mohammad Laity

Dina Mohammad Laity

Property Finder

Lynette

Lynette Abad

Propertyfinder.ae

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:

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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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Speaking:

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Richard Dib

Smart Dubai

Osama Elhassan

Dr. Osama ElHassan

Dubai Health Authority

Lori Baker

Lori Baker

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)

1:00

How Mediclinic gets from Data to Insight Quickly with Tableau

In the current business environment, the information we collect continues to grow exponentially. This has led to an overwhelming amount of data often leading organizations wondering how to generate the right insights. Multiple data systems, complex IT infrastructures, and competing business needs all present unique challenges. In this session, find out how:

• You can help your organization move to insight, and ultimately business value, at a rapid pace

• You can overcome the stereotypical “analysis paralysis”

• And how you can prioritize initiatives according to business value

Speaking:

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Omar Schoenthaler

Senior Manager of Analytics, MediClinic Middle East

How Mediclinic gets from Data to Insight Quickly with Tableau

November 19 | 13:00 - 13:30

In the current business environment, the information we collect continues to grow exponentially. This has led to an overwhelming amount of data often leading organizations wondering how to generate the right insights. Multiple data systems, complex IT infrastructures, and competing business needs all present unique challenges. In this session, find out how:

• You can help your organization move to insight, and ultimately business value, at a rapid pace

• You can overcome the stereotypical “analysis paralysis”

• And how you can prioritize initiatives according to business value

Register

Speaking:

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Omar Schoenthaler

MediClinic Middle East

1:30

Lunch & Networking

Lunch & Networking

November 19 | 13:30 - 14:20

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Speaking:

Stream A Data Governance & MDM

2:20

Reserved for Stream Partner: Snowflake

Stuart Hayes, Director of Business Intelligence, PropertyFinder

Mohamed Zouari, Sales Director, Snowflake

Speaking:

Mohamed Zouari

Mohamed Zouari

Sales Director: France & Middle East, Snowflake

Reserved for Stream Partner: Snowflake

November 19 | 14:20 - 14:40

Stuart Hayes, Director of Business Intelligence, PropertyFinder

Mohamed Zouari, Sales Director, Snowflake

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Speaking:

Mohamed Zouari

Mohamed Zouari

Snowflake

Stream B Strategy & Operations

2:20

Case Study & Discussion: 79% of UAE Businesses Identifies a Data-Savvy Workforce as Business-Critical & Key to Driving Businesses Forward

Speaking:

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Abboud Ghanem

Regional Vice President: Middle East & Africa, Alteryx

Case Study & Discussion: 79% of UAE Businesses Identifies a Data-Savvy Workforce as Business-Critical & Key to Driving Businesses Forward

November 19 | 14:20 - 14:40

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Speaking:

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Abboud Ghanem

Alteryx

Stream A Data Governance & MDM

2:40

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

Speaking:

Bart HSBC

Bart Pietruszka

Chief Data Officer & Head of Analytics, HSBC

Richard Wingfield

Richard Wingfield

Chief Data Officer , Al-Futtaim

Discussion Group: 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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Speaking:

Richard Wingfield

Richard Wingfield

Al-Futtaim

Bart HSBC

Bart Pietruszka

HSBC

Stream B Strategy & Operations

2:40

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

November 19 | 14:40 - 15:10

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Speaking:

Jaymin Darbari

Jaymin Darbari

Abu Dhabi DCT (Department of Culture & Tourism)

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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Speaking:

Stream A Data Governance & MDM

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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Speaking:

Syed

Syed Mohammad Ali Naqvi

Al Hilal Bank

Stream B Strategy & Operations

3:40

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

Speaking:

Bahaa Awartany

Bahaa' Awartany

Senior Vice President & Head of Business Analytics, First Abu Dhabi Bank

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

November 19 | 15:40 - 16:10

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Speaking:

Bahaa Awartany

Bahaa' Awartany

First Abu Dhabi Bank

Stream A Data Governance & MDM

4:10

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 | 16:10 - 16:40

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Speaking:

Osama Elhassan

Dr. Osama ElHassan

Dubai Health Authority

Stream B Strategy & Operations

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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Speaking:

May Amr

May Amr

Searchie

Stream A Data Governance & MDM

4:40

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

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

November 19 | 16:40 - 17:10

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Stream A Data Governance & MDM

4:40

Discussion Group: Lean Six Sigma for Agile Data Science

Speaking:

Haleh najafzadeh

Haleh Najafzadeh

Director - Data Science & Analytics, GE Aviation

Discussion Group: Lean Six Sigma for Agile Data Science

November 19 | 16:40 - 17:10

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Haleh najafzadeh

Haleh Najafzadeh

GE Aviation

Stream B Strategy & Operations

4:40

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

November 19 | 16:40 - 17:10

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Speaking:

Namrata Balwani

Namrata Balwani

Landmark Group

5:00

End of Conference Day One

End of Conference Day One

November 19 | 17:00

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6:00

Alteryx’s Women in Data Dinner

Speaking:

Louise Blake-1

Louise Blake

VP: Data, Seera Group

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Budoor Al Amoudi

Director of Business Intelligence & Analytics, Jumeirah Group

Bart HSBC

Bart Pietruszka

Chief Data Officer & Head of Analytics, HSBC

Alteryx’s Women in Data Dinner

November 19 | 18:00 - 20:00

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Speaking:

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Budoor Al Amoudi

Jumeirah Group

Louise Blake-1

Louise Blake

Seera Group

Bart HSBC

Bart Pietruszka

HSBC

Day 2
20 November 2019
08:00

Registration & Breakfast Networking

Registration & Breakfast Networking

November 20 | 08:00 - 08:45

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Speaking:

08:50

Welcome & Opening Address

Speaking:

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Abboud Ghanem

Regional Vice President: Middle East & Africa, Alteryx

Welcome & Opening Address

November 20 | 08:50 - 09:00

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Speaking:

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Abboud Ghanem

Alteryx

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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Speaking:

Louise Blake-1

Louise Blake

Seera Group

Michael Antwi

Michael Antwi

Metlife

dirk jungnickel

Dirk Jungnickel

Emirates Group

09:30

Hype around Big Data, Analytics and AI –Reality Vs Expectation

In this keynote, I will speak about the evolution of Analytics, Big Data and AI over the past two decades. What has changed and what to expect in the coming time.

Speaking:

Shailesh Jain

Shailesh Jain

Group Head of Analytics & Insights, Landmark Group

Hype around Big Data, Analytics and AI –Reality Vs Expectation

November 20 | 09:30 - 10:00

In this keynote, I will speak about the evolution of Analytics, Big Data and AI over the past two decades. What has changed and what to expect in the coming time.

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Speaking:

Shailesh Jain

Shailesh Jain

Landmark Group

10:00

Reserved for Associate Partner

Reserved for Associate Partner

November 20 | 10:00 - 10:30

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10:30

Case Study: The True Struggle of Explaining & Demonstrating the Business Value of Measurement & ROI of Analytics

Speaking:

Mohammed Jamal

Mohammed Jamal

Head of Data Science, Aramex

Case Study: The True Struggle of Explaining & Demonstrating the Business Value of Measurement & ROI of Analytics

November 20 | 10:30 - 11:00

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Speaking:

Mohammed Jamal

Mohammed Jamal

Aramex

11:00

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?

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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 | 11:00 - 11:30

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11:30

Refreshment & Networking Break

Refreshment & Networking Break

November 20 | 11:30 - 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: Curriculum Designing Using Artificial Intelligence

Bhupesh Daheria, Chief Executive Officer, Aegis School of Data Science, Cyber Security & Blockchain

Speaking:

Muhammad Hassan

Muhammad Hassan

Manager - IoT & AI Solutions, du

Ziad

Ziad Ali Mohammad

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

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Bhupesh Daheria

Chief Executive Officer, Aegis School of Data Science, Cyber Security & Blockchain

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: Curriculum Designing Using Artificial Intelligence

Bhupesh Daheria, Chief Executive Officer, Aegis School of Data Science, Cyber Security & Blockchain

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Speaking:

Muhammad Hassan

Muhammad Hassan

du

Ziad

Ziad Ali Mohammad

Abu Dhabi Department of Culture & Tourism

Mr. Bhupesh Daherias photograph

Bhupesh Daheria

Aegis School of Data Science, Cyber Security & Blockchain

1:00

Fortifying your Fraud Resistance through Deployment of Data Analytics Tools

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Fortifying your Fraud Resistance through Deployment of Data Analytics Tools

November 20 | 13:00 - 13:30

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1:30

Lunch & Networking

Lunch & Networking

November 20 | 13:30 - 14:15

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2:15

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

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

November 20 | 14:15 - 17:00

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