27th September 2017 - 28th September 2017

Four Seasons Hotel, Manama, Bahrain | Al Bahrain Ballroom

The MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab in partnership with the Bahrain Economic Development Board and InvestCorp will be holding their first Innovation Forum in Manama, Bahrain. The forum will focus on unique and state of the art technologies and scientific research. Talks by local and global leaders will help dissect the latest findings and trends, discussion panels will imagine, assess and challenge their repercussions on the region and the world. The multi-format forum will cover the following topics: Fintech, Autonomous Driving, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, and Cloud Computing.

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Add to My Calendar 2017-09-27 09:00:00 2017-09-28 16:00:00 Europe/London MITEF Pan Arab Innovation Forum The MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab in partnership with the Bahrain Economic Development Board and InvestCorp will be holding their first Innovation Forum in Manama, Bahrain. The forum will focus on unique and state of the art technologies and scientific research. Talks by local and global leaders will help dissect the latest findings and trends, discussion panels will imagine, assess and challenge their repercussions on the region and the world. The multi-format forum will cover the following topics: Fintech, Autonomous Driving, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, and Cloud Computing. Four Seasons Hotel, Manama, Bahrain | Al Bahrain Ballroom MITEF Pan Arab Innovation Forum help@linkry.co

OUR SPEAKERS

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Remy Kesrouani

Partner at Calibrate Management Ltd
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Hala Fadel

Chair of MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab & Managing Partner at Leap Ventures
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Mark Haidar

CEO of Vinli
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Wendell Wallach

Consultant, ethicist, & scholar at Yale University's
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Martin Wülfert

Operating Executive - Investcorp
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Richard Cremona

CEO OpSec Security Inc.
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Dr. Najwa Aaraj

CyberSecurity Expert
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Nicolas Olivier

CEO CARFIT CORPORATION
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Gilbert Kamieniecky

Managing Director of Investcorp
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Adam Vaziri

Director at Diacle
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Julian Box

CEO & Founder of Calligo
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Safwan Shah

Founder and CEO of PayActiv
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Hadi Kabalan

Managing Director of Otonomos
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H.E. Khalid Al Rumaihi

Chief Executive of the Bahrain Economic Development Board
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Hazem Ben-Gacem

Managing Director - Corporate Investments – Europe
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Paul Papadimitriou

CEO, Founder at Intelligencr
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Dr. Denis Batalov

Sr. Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services Artificial Intelligence
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Niall Clauberg

Niall Clauberg - Head of Financial Services - Middle East at Salesforce
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Mark Whelan

Regional Territory Manager for the GCC at Salesforce
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Ghareeb Saad

Senior Security Researcher at Kaspersky
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Dr. Georges Aoude

Co-Founder & CEO at Derq
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John Defterios

CNN's Emerging Markets Editor
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Saqr Ereiqat

Blockchain Evangelist , Senior Managing Consultant at IBM
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Emad Kashgari

Western Region Manager – Badir Program for Incubators and Accelerators
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Areije Alshakar

Vice President, Development Services, Bahrain Development Bank
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Hadya Fathalla

Executive Director, C5a / Executive Director, Peregrine Foundation
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Yasin Aboudaoud

Chief Development Officer at Brinc
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Julio Alejandro

Director of Jada Consulting
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Noor Sweid

Board Member at MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab & Chief Investment Officer at Dubai Future Foundation
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Amira Rashad

CEO of BulkWhiz

THE SCHEDULE

Registration

09:00

Opening Remarks

Speakers: Hala Fadel H.E. Khalid Al Rumaihi, Hazem Ben-Gacem, John Defterios.

10:00

Keynote: AI & Disruption

Speakers: Denis Batalov

10:15

Coffee Break

11:40

Talk: Cybersecurity // Beyond Quantum: Securing Your Systems For Tomorrow

Speakers: Najwa Aaraj

12:10

Panel: Cybersecurity // How to protect your brand, product and data online and offline

Speakers: Gilbert Kamieniecky Richard Cremona, Najwa Aaraj, Martin Wülfert.

12:40

Lunch

13:40

Panel: Autonomous Driving // So close yet so far: When will machines finally take over our cars?

Speakers: Wendell Wallach Mark Haidar, Dr. Georges Aoude, Nicolas Olivier.

15:00

Fireside Chat: Artificial Intelligence

16:00

Registration

09:00

Keynote: How to keep AI from Slipping Beyond our Control

Speakers: Wendell Wallach

10:00

Talk: Cloud Computing

Speakers: Mark Whelan

10:45

Fireside Chat: Cloud Computing and Data // The challenges with cloud data for medium sized companies

Speakers: Gilbert Kamieniecky Julian Box.

11:10

Coffee Break

11:40

Panel: FinTech

Speakers: Remy Kesrouani Safwan Shah, Niall Clauberg, John Defterios.

12:10

Panel: Blockchain

Speakers: Adam Vaziri Hadi Kabalan.

12:45

Lunch

13:40

Panel: Lessons Learned from Startup Accelerators // The Challenges Facing Tech Startups in the Region

Speakers: Emad Kashgari Areije Alshakar.

15:00

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Start date: 27th September 2017 09:00

End date: 28th September 2017 16:00

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