The seventh edition of the Smart Data Summit, with Alteryx as the Platinum Sponsor will get underway a month from now, on 23rd March at Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa. Organized by Expotrade Global, the only data analytics conference in the region will bring together over 450 senior delegates representing big data analytics, business intelligence, marketing and customer experience, digital transformation, and strategy, from the region and other countries across the globe.
Across two days, over 50 international and regional subject matter experts will cover over 20 sessions on the most relevant trends and developments in data management and the impact of smart data and analytics across sectors. Nick Hough-Robbins, Chief Data Officer, Royal Dutch Shell, United Kingdom, Ameya Karvir, Vice President, Data Science & Analytics, Discovery Inc, USA, and Serdar Gürbüz, SVP | Digital Innovation and Analytics Solutions, Turkish Airlines, Turkey will headline the event as keynote speakers.
Subject matter experts from Alteryx, EY, Confluent, Hitachi Vantara, Dataiku, Zoho and SAS Analytics will deliver presentations and case study sessions on the first day of the conference. Panelists at the two-day summit also include Bartosz Pietruszka, Chief Data Officer & Head of Analytics, HSBC; Piyush Chowhan, Chief Information Officer, Lulu Group International; Richard C. van der Wath, SVP Head of AI & Advanced Analytics | Experienced Chief Data Officer, Emirates NBD; Ahmed Yousef Tarawneh, Senior Consultant Digital Transformation, Dubai Police; Dr. Humaid Al Shamsi, Head of Artificial Intelligence, Abu Dhabi Police; Louise Blake, VP Data, Seera Group; Bahaa' Awartany, SVP & Head of Business Analytics & Decision Support - Personal Banking Group, First Abu Dhabi Bank and Antonio Ricciardi, SVP Consumer Intelligence & Engagement, Etisalat, and many more.
The program agenda of the first day of the event will cover more than 12 sessions, including keynote sessions, case study presentations and panel discussions on topics pertaining to the evolving role of CXOs in embracing data analytics for business transformation, exploring data governance in the era of big data and powering up the new-age retail industry with big data analytics. The two-day program agenda will also cover case studies on transforming business using the power of big data analytics, thereby giving attendees tangible takeaways and numerous learning opportunities.
As the only event of its kind in the Middle East region, it has the support of more than 15 leading solution providers such as Alteryx, Confluent, Zoho, Dataiku, Snowflake, Denodo, Hitachi Vantara, EY, Evalueserve, and SAS to name a few. These industry leaders along with many others will showcase cutting edge innovative solutions at the networking lounge.