CIO Center East has compiled an inventory with a number of the most vital and thrilling know-how occasions within the area, curated particularly for IT leaders working in personal enterprise and public administrations. This listing might be up to date as extra occasions are confirmed all year long.
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30 January – 2 February: Arab Well being, Dubai. Arab Well being is a medical gear exhibition showcasing the newest improvements in healthcare, bringing a spread of healthcare business gamers collectively.
1-3 February: LEAP, Riyadh. LEAP, organized by the Saudi Ministry of Communications and Data Expertise, has a lineup of greater than 400 audio system from 80 nations and consists of the participation of over 700 rising know-how firms and startups. It goals to function a gathering place for the worldwide tech group to debate how tech can assist with essentially the most outstanding social and cultural challenges going through the world. Matters embrace AI, 5G, sustainability, digital transformation, healthcare, and fintech.
9 February: IDC Instructions 2022, Egypt. The Egypt version of this IDC Instructions occasion will look at in-country digital acceleration tendencies, geared toward offering important steerage to the area’s foremost ICT distributors on confirmed finest practices for reworking themselves into new-age digital companions for his or her clients.
15-16 February: Sensible Metropolis Expo, Dubai. The occasion combines a convention with what organisers invoice to be a “state-of-the-art expo ground”, all geared toward enterprise managers, administrators, city directors, and worldwide authorities chargeable for growing city insurance policies. Convention subjects embrace good grid, transportation, well being, constructing administration methods, enterprise IoT, fog computing, gig knowledge analytics, and good governance.
19-20 February: third Worldwide Convention on IOT, Large Knowledge and Safety (IOTBS 2022), Dubai. The occasion is meant to behave as a discussion board for the presentation of revolutionary concepts, approaches, developments, and analysis initiatives within the areas of IOT, large knowledge and safety. It should additionally serve to facilitate the change of knowledge between researchers and business professionals.
22-24 February: IDC CIO Summit/Center East, Dubai. The 2022 version of the IDC Center East CIO Summit is a hybrid occasion. The primary two days are in-person in Dubai, and the third day might be a web based occasion, specializing in the GCC area. The convention will discover the rising tempo of innovation, look at the area’s evolving know-how panorama, and current best-practice methods that can assist organizations rework themselves into digitally resilient future enterprises.
22-24 February: ISACA Convention Asia, Manama. This mixture of in-person and digital classes on all kinds of safety subjects.
4- 16 March: IDC Safety Roadshow (Turkey), In-person & on-line. The theme of the present is: Elevating the Safety of the Future Enterprise. How can CISOs and senior safety specialists make sure the safety of the corporate and on the identical time promote the digital transformation in a compliant method – and even speed up it?
21-23 March: GISEC, Dubai. The Gulf Data Safety Expo and Convention, extra popularly often called GISEC, is the largest safety convention within the Center East. Organizers in 2021 anticipated greater than 8,500 attendees, and offeed 300 lectures and workshops as well as. The convention covers tendencies together with AI, IoT, 5G and cloud know-how.
21 March: Digital Twin 2022, Dubai. The convention organisers say that that is the first-ever devoted occasion within the Center East that can discover the whole lifecycle of a digital twin system, its affect on every stage of a challenge and why ought to one implement it.
21 March: IDC DX Discussion board, Cairo. Digital transformation (DX) is ushering in a brand new chapter the place organizations and their CEOs are reprioritizing their agendas. This occasion focuses on addressing new buyer necessities, growing new capabilities, and constructing digital infrastructures for the brand new digital economic system.
23 March: IDC DX Discussion board, Doha. (See DX Discussion board description above for agenda.)
28 March: IDC DX Discussion board, Riyadh. (See DX Discussion board description above for agenda.)
14- 15 April: Worldwide Convention on Vehicular, Cellular and Wearable Expertise, Dubai. The convention has been organized for scientists, students, engineers and college students from universities all all over the world and the business to current ongoing analysis actions, and foster analysis relations between the colleges and business.
18-19 October: Techspo, Dubai, UAE. Techspo showcases a wide range of applied sciences, together with cell and SaaS apps, however has a advertising and promoting flavour, with organisers calling out promoting tech and advertising tech as main themes.
October: GITEX, Dubai. (Exact date in October 2022 has not but been introduced). GITEX is the largest tech occasion within the Center East, and one of many largest on this planet. GITEX has not but put out a full agenda for the 2021 convention, however classes will probably replicate to some extent the main focus subjects for 2020, together with: 5G, good cities, AI, and healthcare.
GITEX is now the anchor occasion for GITEX Week, which in 2020 included the GITEX Future Stars start-up convention, Advertising and marketing Mania, and Future Blockchain Summit (see beneath).
October: Future Blockchain Summit, Dubai. Future Blockchain Summit, as soon as once more a part of GITEX Week, payments itself as “the world’s largest blockchain pageant.” Audio system come from academia, enterprise, inventory exchanges, authorities, and tech distributors.