Main Conference Programme

DAY 2 – TUESDAY: 24 SEPTEMBER 2019

08:00 Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments

08:50 Chairman’s Opening Remarks

Marouan Aouri

Marouan Aouri

Chief Architect and Digital Transformation Director, Certified Architect in TOGAF, SOA and BPM, Certified Specialist in Interoperability, IOT, CBE, and CBP
Cognizant, UAE

09:00 Governance X.0: A New Model for the World as a Next Step of Evolution into a Non-predatory Economy

Speaker

Fabienne Goux-Baudiment

Fabienne Goux-Baudiment

Futurist, Director
proGective, France

09:30 Foresight Review of Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Speaker

Dr. Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias

Dr. Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Khalifa University, UAE

10:00 How Can You Start to Develop New Skills in the Workplace?

Speaker

Dr. Anwar Hamim

Dr. Anwar Hamim

General Manager, The Consultant
Higher Innovation Center, UAE

10:30 Blockchain as a Feature (BaaF) in Digital Transformation Solutions of Government Sector

Speaker

Muhammad Salman Anjum

Muhammad Salman Anjum

Director Operations
Avantas Technology Accelerator, UAE

10:45 Interactive Panel: Integrating Technology Into Healthcare

• What have been the mega trends in healthcare?
• What is the role of genomics modeling
• Governments role to play in instigating digital transformation in healthcare systems
• AI in healthcare

Panelist:
Marouan Aouri
Chief Architect and Digital Transformation Director, Cognizant, UAE

Dr. Yousif Rashid Alzaabi
Unit Head, Foresight, Strategy Department, Department of Health, UAE

11:10 Coffee and Networking Break

Coffee and Networking Break

11:30 The Future of Media

Speaker

Safia Al Shehhi

Safia Al Shehhi

Media Figure, UAE

12:00 Interactive Panel Discussion: How International Organisations Have Changed Governments’ Mind-sets

 

Moderator:
Marouan Aouri
Chief Architect and Digital Transformation Director, Cognizant, UAE
   
Panelists:
Christopher Cordey
Chief Executive Officer
Futuratinow, Switzerland
   
Dr. Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Khalifa University, UAE

• How to identify and analyze signals of change and leverage hindsight to discover patterns of innovation—and disruption
• How to design projects that lead to actionable insights by empowering your organisation with strategic foresight planning expertise

12:45 Lunch and Networking Break

Lunch and Networking Break

13:45 Roundtable 1: Systematic innovation in 5 Steps

Led by:

Jabir

Jabir

Strategy Artist
Systematic Innovation, UK

13:45 Roundtable 2: Technology and Interoperability When Planning for the Future

Led by:

Dr. Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias

Dr. Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias

Professor, Electrical and Computer, Engineering Department
Khalifa University, UAE

14:30 The Future of Mobility in Cities

Speaker

Martin Tillman

Martin Tillman

Director Transport and Planning
AECOM, UAE

15:00 Protecting Cities from Future Threats

Farrukh Ahmad
Head of the Cyber Security Team, PA Consulting MENA, UAE

Martin Tillman
Director Transport and Planning, AECOM, UAE

15:30 Future of Urbanisation in Cities

Speaker

Khaula A. Alkaabi

Khaula A. Alkaabi

Associate Professor, Geography and Urban Sustainability
United Arab Emirates University, UAE

16:00 Foresight Lab: Experimentation and Discovery

Focus: This session give attendees governance X.0 toolkits, goals and actions and how to reach them.

Learning: How to define focus, scan the current environment, sense making then developing possible futures and designing strategies and steps for planning and monitoring

Approach: Case studies of current learning cases from various countries.
Working groups and advisory boards

 

Facilitators
Christopher Cordey
Chief Executive Officer
Futuratinow, Switzerland
   
Fabienne Goux-Baudiment
Futurist and Director
proGective, FRANCE

18:00 Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Main Conference Sessions

Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Main Conference Sessions