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ABOUT THE SUMMIT

The Government AI Summit Abu Dhabi 2024, first of its kind in the region and part of the GovAI Middle East Summit Series, is a groundbreaking event hosted by Intellicon Events and scheduled to take place on the 28th of May in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
This summit is set to be a focal point for policymakers, industry leaders, and Al experts from around the UAE, middle east and the world to engage in high level discussion that is ongoing globally on Al technology, especially in the context of some of the recent development around the new UAE National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence (Al) and explore strategies for its seamless integration into various government sectors.

THE EVENT WILL KEEP IN FOCUS:

UAE’s AI Strategy and how the UAE is positioning itself as a leader in the AI space in the region: The summit will feature discussion around the key objectives of the strategy and how the UAE is planning to employ AI in various fields to accelerate digital transformation in order to position the UAE as a global AI hub.
Adoption Across Sectors: Distinguished speakers and panelists will discuss the practical implementation of AI across diverse sectors, including Education, Healthcare, Transport, and Energy etc. Case studies and best practices will be shared to demonstrate AI’s potential in enhancing government services.
Government Transformation: Attendees will gain insights into how AI can transform government performance at all levels, making services more efficient, accessible, and citizen-centric, in alignment with the UAE Centennial 2071 objectives.
Global Collaboration: The summit will encourage international collaboration, fostering partnerships and initiatives to address global challenges using AI, especially, when it comes to AI Safety and cyber threats.
Innovation Showcase: The event will feature Innovation showcase, where cutting-edge AI technologies and solutions will be presented, allowing attendees to explore practical applications.
The GovAI Summit Abu Dhabi 2024 promises to be a pivotal event in the global AI landscape, bringing together 250+ policy makers and technology leaders from across the region, to facilitate discussions, collaborations, and the exchange of knowledge crucial for the future of AI in government services in the middle east.

Speakers

H.E Abdulla Al Marzooqi

Director General, The Integrated Transport Centre, Abu Dhabi

H.E. Dr. Omar Al Shaiba

Executive Director – Information Technology Affairs, Department of Municipalities and Transport

H.E Mohammad Hassan

Executive Director - Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Center

H.E. Dr Farida Al Hosani

Executive Director of Infectious Diseases, Abu Dhabi Public Health Center

H.E. Dr. Mohamed Al Kuwaiti

Head of Cyber Security, United Arab Emirates Government

Prof. Jürgen Schmidhuber

Co-Founder & Chief Scientist, NNAISENSE, Director, AI Initiative, KAUST, Saudi Arabia and Scientific Director of the Swiss AI Lab IDSIA

Shaikha AlMansouri

Chief AI Officer, Ministry of Health and Prevention, UAE

Rashid Al Hosani

Chief Growth and Strategy Officer – Digital Cluster and Maqta Gateway, AD Ports Group

Dr. Mohamed El Sabbagh

CTO – Chief Technology Officer, Abu Dhabi Chamber

Filipe Paula Cardoso

Executive Director for Information Technology, Abu Dhabi Department of Finance

Maya Omeiri

Industry Leader and Innovation Strategist (GovAI Summit Conference Chairperson)

Bashar Kilan

Advanced Technology and Digital Economy Advocate

Lt Col Dr Hamad Khalifa Al Nuaimi

Head of Telecommunications Section Information Technology Center, Abu Dhabi Police General Head Quarter

Ali Alkhajeh

Director of Software Engineering & QA Department, Digital Dubai

Humaid Al Kaabi

Director of Urban Planning & Infrastructure Planning, Department of Municipality and Transport, Abu Dhabi

Steve Severance

Director of Growth & Mobility Expert, Masdar City

Prof. Timothy Baldwin MBZUAI’s

Provost and Professor of Natural Language Processing (NLP)

Dr. Kushnazarov Farruh

Senior Data Scientist, Alibaba Cloud International

Yuan (Alan) Qi

Founder of INF, Chair Professor at Fudan University, Director of the AI Innovation Institute

Saeed Alajou

Senior Director & General Manager UAE , Unifonic

Badar Khan

Director of Digital Platforms, TONOMOUS

Dr Abdulla Al Shimmari

Senior Director, Program Management Ai Solutions and Data at Core 42

Refat AL-Karmi

AI Strategist at Juniper Networks

Anastasios Dimas

Regional Technology Director, AtkinsRéalis

Chiara Marcati

Partner, QuantumBlack, AI by McKinsey

Tom Isherwood

Senior Partner, QuantumBlack, AI by McKinsey

MARKET OVERVIEW OF THE AI ECONOMY

Gartner reports that
40% of enterprise applications in MENA will incorporate conversational AI by 2024
Up from less than 5% in 2020

The value of the AI market in the UAE alone will reach
$1.9 billion by 2026, representing 36.2% growth

GenAI promises to revolutionize public and private sector engagement with customers/citizens by delivering personalized, real-time solutions to complex inquiries

The Middle East’s Gen
AI economy is on an
upward trajectory, with
expectations that it could
reach nearly $24 billion per year by 2030

The AI market in the Middle
East and North Africa
region is expected to grow
from $500 million in 2020
to $8.4 billion by 2026

EVENT AGENDA

LEVERAGING AI TO ACCELERATE 10X TRANSFORMATION IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR
Time Activity
08:30 Registration, Refreshments, and Networking
08:50 Welcome Note by Conference Chairperson
Maya Omeiri, Industry Leader and Innovation Strategist
08:55 Opening Video
Developing a National and Regional Vision for AI in the Public Sector
09:00 Keynote Presentation: Transforming the Future of Mobility with AI
H.E Abdulla Al Marzooqi, Director General, Integrated Transport Center, Abu Dhabi
09:10 Guest Keynote Presentation: Public Sector Transformation in the Age of AI
Prof. Jürgen Schmidhuber, Co-Founder & Chief Scientist, NNAISENSE, Director, AI Initiative, KAUST, Saudi Arabia and Scientific Director of the Swiss AI Lab IDSIA
09:30 Keynote Presentation: Data and AI: The New Era in Public Sector
H.E Mohammad Hassan, Executive Director - Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Center
09:45 Leaders Panel Session: Government Transformation – Advancing Public Sector Innovation with the Power of AI
  • Setting the AI agenda: where should governments in the region begin and what role should they play?
  • Ethical Considerations in AI Policy and Implementation: why it is important to get it right
  • How do we advance public sector innovation with AI?
  • What are the pros and cons of AI in governance?

Moderator:
    Bashar Kilani, Advanced Technology and Digital Economy Advocate

Panelists:
  • H.E Dr. Omar Al Shaiba Al Marri, Acting Executive Director of IT Affairs, Department of Municipalities and Transport
  • H.E. Dr Farida Al Hosani, Executive Director of Infectious Diseases, Abu Dhabi Public Health Center
  • Rashid Al Hosani, Chief Growth and Strategy Officer – Digital Cluster and Maqta Gateway, AD Ports Group
  • Ali Alkhajeh, Director of Software Engineering & QA Department, Digital Dubai
  • Prof. Jürgen Schmidhuber, Co-Founder & Chief Scientist, NNAISENSE, Director, AI Initiative, KAUST, Saudi Arabia and Scientific Director of the Swiss AI Lab IDSIA
10:30 Presentation by INF Tech
  • Yuan(Alan) Qi, Chair Professor at Fudan University, Director of Shanghai Academy of Artificial Intelligence for Science, Founder of INF Tech
10:45 Technology innovation session:
The Experience First Network - Industry’s only AI Native
11:00 Multi-Sector Panel Session: Transforming Key Sectors with the Power of Artificial Intelligence
  • AI in Healthcare: How can we effectively leverage AI to push the boundaries of healthcare and transform patient experience and care delivery?
  • AI in Energy and Power: Enabling an Intelligent Energy and Utility Sector Powered by AI
  • AI in Policing: Powering the Future of Policing with AI
  • AI in Public Finance: Powering the Future of Public Finance with AI

Moderator:
    Tom Isherwood, Senior Partner, QuantumBlack, AI by McKinsey

Panelists:
  • Filipe Paula Cardoso, Executive Director for Information Technology, Abu Dhabi Department of Finance
  • Shaikha AlMansouri, Chief AI Officer, Ministry of Health and Prevention, UAE
  • Lt Col Dr Hamad Khalifa Al Nuaimi, Head of Telecommunications Section Information Technology Center, Abu Dhabi Police General Head Quarter
  • Dr Abdulla Al Shimmari- Senior Director, Program Management Ai Solutions and Data at Core 42
11:45 VIP TOUR AND NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
12:05 Presentation: Driving Innovation in Healthcare using AI
H.E. Dr Farida Al Hosani, Executive Director of Infectious Diseases, Abu Dhabi Public Health Center
12:20 Presentation on AI in Education
Prof Timothy Baldwin, MBZUAI’s Provost and Professor of Natural Language Processing (NLP)
12:35 Executive Panel Session: AI in Public Services: Enhancing Efficiency in Service Innovation and Delivery
  • How can we transform public service delivery with AI?
  • How can we leverage AI to Innovate and develop citizen – centric customer journey to enhance CX and excellence across all touch points?
  • How to implement AI to be proactive and predict citizens needs and improve customer happiness?

Moderator:
    Chiara Marcati, Partner, QuantumBlack, AI by McKinsey

Panelists:
  • Dr. Kushnazarov Farruh, Senior Data Scientist, Alibaba Cloud International
  • Shaikha AlMansouri, Chief AI Officer, Ministry of Health and Prevention, UAE
  • Dr. Mohamed El Sabbagh, Chief Technology Officer, Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce
  • Saeed Alajou, Senior Director & General Manager UAE , Unifonic
13:20 Executive Panel Session: From Smart to Intelligent Cities – Building the Intelligent City of the Future with the Power of AI
  • How can we leverage AI to transition from smart to intelligent?
  • Enabling future cities infrastructure with Artificial Intelligence
  • Examining how AI technology can transform public sector transportation?
  • Developing an Intelligent Transport System with AI
  • Exploring the role of AI and connected vehicles and cities to achieve zero fatality goal for traffic safety on our roads

Moderator:
    Maya Omeiri, Industry Leader and Innovation Strategist

Panelists:
  • Humaid Al Kaabi, Director of Urban Planning & Infrastructure Planning, Department of Municipality and Transport, Abu Dhabi
  • Steve Severance, Director of Growth & Mobility Expert, Masdar City
  • Badar Khan, Director of Digital Platforms, TONOMOUS
  • Anastasios Dimas, Regional Technology Director, AtkinsRéalis
14:05 Closing Remarks and End of Conference

WHO WILL ATTEND

Participants will be below job titles from Government and Semi Government Ministries and Entities, Schools, Colleges and Universities from UAE and the Region

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