Smart Data 2018 Dubai

17-18 April 2018
Atlantis, The Palm
Dubai, UAE

Driving Customer Insights & Business Performance through Big Data Solutions

Today, big data & analytics are tools used in every business. In fact, cities are also realizing the power of big data and analytics in building smart cities and Dubai is not far behind. Known for driving innovation, Dubai is exploring the full potential of big data to achieve its ambition to becoming the world’s happiest city.

To remain competitive in the market, public and private sector firms must source innovative data management solutions to make better use of their existing data. Against this backdrop, the 5th Annual Smart Data Summit -  the only dedicated big data analytics event in the UAE - will take place on 17 and 18 April 2018 in Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai.

Driving Customer Insights & Business Performance through Big Data Solutions

Sponsors & Partners

Featured Speakers

Younus Al Nasser |
Younus Al Nasser

Assistant Director General Smart Dubai

Alejandro Carbon |
Alejandro Carbon

CEO Beam Portal LLC

Sebastian Samuel |
Sebastian Samuel

Chief Information Officer AW Rostamani Group

Maha Muraish |
Maha Muraish

VP / Data Monetization and Digital Channels Etisalat

Louise Blake |
Louise Blake

Head of Data Tajawal and Almosafer

Joel Farvault |
Joel Farvault

Head of Data AXA Insurance

Mohamed Tahoon |
Mohamed Tahoon

BI Developer and Visualization Lead Dubizzle

Alessandro Casuccio |
Alessandro Casuccio

Customer and Marketing Analytics Lead Careem

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Summit Agenda Overview

Q & A


With topics such as predictive analytics, personalization with smart data, business modelling, data modelling, and data virtualization, the summit will further elaborate upon the theme of Big Data and Analytics and showcase on how these emerging technologies can be imbibed into best practices.

  • Recognizing the value of Big Data Monetization
  • Driving Customer Loyalty and Retention Through Predictive Analytics
  • Exploring the Full Potential of Mobile Business Intelligence
  • AI-Powered Solutions Transforming Customer Engagement
  • Building a Cohesive Big Data Analytics Ecosystem Using Blockchain
  • Data Lake Management
  • Open Data Governance
  • Building Stronger Data Security

Benefits of Attending

The Smart Data Summit is the only big data and analytics dedicated event in the Middle East region. This unmissable event provides you with an opportunity to interact and meet with professionals from the same industry, sharpen your skills, share your experiences and learn about latest industry trends

the who’s who of the big data analytics industry

knowledge on new trends and best practices

with data analytics practitioners and expand your network

cutting-edge innovations & solutions

Summit Fast Facts

Hours of Networking

Industry Relevant Topics

Industry Expert Speakers

Top Companies

Top Level Delegates Attended

2017 Event Highlights

2017 Conference Attendee Statistics

Delegates by Industry
Government Services & Public Sector
Airlines, Travel & Hospitality
Banking & Financial Services

Delegates by Job Title
Vice President & Heads of IT
Heads of Business Intelligence
Heads of Analytics, Modelling & Mining
General Managers - Marketing & Loyalty
Heads of Digital & Strategy


The 2018 edition of the summit is expected to witness over 300 senior level executives and decision-makers of medium to large organizations from Banking, Information Technology, Government, Media, Telecom, Hospitality, Retail, Travel, Healthcare and Entertainment sectors including:

  • CIO’s and Heads of IT
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • CFO’s and Finance Directors
  • Heads of Data Analytics, Modeling and Mining
  • Heads of Marketing
  • System and Business Analysts
  • Customer & Business Intelligence Specialists
  • Market Researchers and Consultants
  • Database Administrators
  • Project Managers
  • Data Architects and Scientists

See what our Past Participants have to Say

“Good platform to get an insight into the world of data and using data to your advantage. Some of the presentations were very good: on how to target data; Mr. Paul’s presentation was really good as well as the presentation by Tableau.”

Arvind Datta

VP - Credit
Dubai First PJSC

Registration Closed!

17-18 April 2018

Atlantis, The Palm
Dubai, UAE



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