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COMEX SMART TALKS 2016

COMEX Smart Talks 2016 with the theme “Smart Gateway to growth & innovation" was held on 12 – 14 April 2016, in Oman International Exhibition Centre. Which was held concurrently with COMEX Exhibition 2016.

The event gathered industry leaders to share knowledge, present visions and highlight opportunities on how we will create efficient, innovative, viable and sustainable digital economy.

11:00-11:25 Registration
11:25-11:30 Opening & Welcome Remarks by Telecom Oman
Session 1: Internet of Things – Towards building a smarter digital business
11:30-11:50

Digital Transformation with the Internet of Everything

Mahmoud Kayali, Manager, Systems Engineering, Cisco Middle East

11:50-12:10

The role and the potential of Internet of Things, (IoT) in modern business organizations

Ali Kashoob, Senior Manager Product Development, Omantel

12:10-12:30

Internet of Things

Raid Al Lawati, Senior Service Delivery Manager, Microsoft

12:30-12:50

Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Timothy Ricketts, IBM WATSON-IOT Middle East Africa: Solutions Consultant

12:50-13:10

Mobile and the Internet of Things

Qais al Bahrani, Senior Pre-sales consultant,Oman Computer Services

13:10-13:20 End of first session and closing remarks
10:00-10:20 Registration
10:20-10:30 Opening & Welcome Remarks by Telecom Oman
Session 2: Smart City – A step towards Smart Oman
10:30-10:50

On the Road to Smart Oman

Dr. Essam Mitwally, Regional Director MENA , Quanergy Systems & Senior Consultant, AkhetConsulting

10:50-11:10

Accelerating Country Digitization

John Hoonhout, General Manager, Cisco Oman

11:10-11:30

IoT & Smart City empowering future ICT Growth

Muhammad Atif Jamil,Director of Smart City and IoT/M2M Solutions, Middle East Region, Huwaei

11:30-11:50

Smart City

Mr. Shahab Javanmardi, CEO, Fanap

11:50-12:10

The hidden power behind location based big data analytics

Juan Martin Sanchez, Business Development Director, Reach-U

12:10-12:15 End of second session and closing remarks
Session 3: Enhancing the tourism experience through ICT
12:20-12:30 Opening & Welcome Remarks by Telecom Oman
12:30-12:50

Enhancing the Tourism Experience through virtual reality and augmented reality

Mr. Elias Tang Abdullah, Managing Director,ASM Technologies LLC

12:50-13:10

Should Big Data be Considered for Tourism Statistics?

Mr. Ahmed al Mufarji, Apllication Manager, National Centre for Statistics and Information

13:10-13:30

Augmented reality of tourism

Ms. Farha Deeba Hassan, Nizwa College of Technology

13:30-13:50

Enhancing the tourism experience using Augmented reality

Mr. Satyabrata Acharya, General Manager, Bluecode Technologies

13:50-14:00 End of third session and closing remarks
10:00-10:30 Registration
10:30-10:40 Opening & Welcome Remarks by Telecom Oman
Session 4: Banking Innovation – Exploring the future of Banking innovation
10:40-11:00

Fast IT in the context of Application Centric Infrastructure!

Turki Al-Yahmadi, Systems Engineer, CISCO

11:00-11:20

One stop shop for payment industry

Mr. Amir Mohammad Zohrevand, International Business Director, Fanap

11:20-11:40

Banking in Millennium – Customers’ expectations from a Modern Bank

DR. Siraj K.K., Head of Department - Business Studies, Ibra College of Technology

11:40-11:50

End of fourth session and closing remarks

Session 5: E-Tailing – Exploring the future of e-tailing
12:00-12:10

Opening & Welcome Remarks by Telecom Oman

12:10-12:30

How Digitization is facilitating e-tailing on a whole new level

Mahmoud Hasan, Account Manager, CISCO

12:30-12:50

Use of New Media for effective e-tailing

Jessica Asher - Business Director, Socioholics

12:50-13:10

E-tailing: Current global trend and its future prospects in Oman

Ghalib Nomani, Category Manager, Sharaf DG

13:10-13:30

Multi-sided marketplace Business Model: Developing the Supply AND Demand in the digital age

Ahmad Fahad Al Shagra - Co-founder & CEO of Nadrus.com

13:30-13:40 End of fifth session and closing remarks

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