Smart Data Plus 2021

17-18 November 2021
Le Méridien Dubai Conference Centre
United Arab Emirates




Harnessing the power of
Big Data Analytics and AI
for streamlined, future-proof
business operations
17-18 November 2021 / Dubai / UAE


No longer reserved for those in the most tech-savvy, future forward industries, data analytics and AI are being implemented across the world in almost every sector - from hospitality, retail and tourism to healthcare, government and banking. Organizations are steadily recognising that the only way to stay relevant in today’s digitally driven world is to elevate their operations and harness the power of big data.

In November 2021, Expotrade is excited to deliver the very first Smart Data Summit PLUS (SDS+) event. Following the success of the long running Smart Data Summit, Smart Data PLUS will be a new and improved version of the flagship event. Smart Data PLUS is set to delve into the fast-moving world of big data and AI, showcasing the latest advancements that are propelling industries far and wide into the future.

Taking the Smart Data Summit PLUS to the next level, we are excited to introduce the SDS+ Data Awards. Celebrating organisations from all industries, the awards will recognise the achievements of those that have truly embraced digitization and have enjoyed significant improvements to their business as a result.



H.E.Thuraya Al Hashimi
H.E.Thuraya Al Hashimi

Executive Director - Digital Data Enabling Sector Federal Competitiveness & Statistics Centre, Ministry of Cabinet Affairs - UAE

Shaikha Hassan Al Mansoori
Shaikha Hassan Al Mansoori

Head of Investment & Strategy - Digital Health Department Ministry of Health and Prevention - UAE

Budoor Al-Amoudi |
Budoor Al-Amoudi

Chief of Data Management Dubai Airport Freezone Authority

Mohamed AlMadhaani |
Mohamed AlMadhaani

Advisor - Technology & Policy Abu Dhabi Digital Authority

Taghrid Al Saeed |
Taghrid Al Saeed

Senior Vice President - Head of Media Intelligence & Innovation Mubadala Group Communications

Latifa Saleh AlShehhi |
Latifa Saleh AlShehhi

Head of Algorithms Analysis & Development Section Federal Competitiveness & Statistics Center, Ministry of Cabinet Affairs

Mohamed Abdel-Razek |
Mohamed Abdel-Razek

Regional Chief Information Officer Standard Chartered

Faisal Ali |
Faisal Ali

Group Chief Information Officer Gargash Group

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Summit Agenda Overview



Case Studies

Latest Innovations

Industry Trends

Panel Discussions


Smart Data Summit PLUS will host a series of both regional and international keynote presentations, in-depth case studies, lively panel discussions and insightful fireside chats, all of which will focus on implementing effective AI strategies and unlocking the full potential of data.

Data Stewardship for data integrity

Add value to your data with DaaS

Developing the right Business Intelligence strategy

Boosting ROI with data analytics

The importance of analytics in the path to post-COVID ‘normality’

Data as a tool in streamlining the Critical User Journey

Unpacking the risks of increased data reliance

Forecasting the future with predictive modelling

Benefits of Attending

The Smart Data Summit PLUS will offer delegates the latest information on the technologies and strategies that are revolutionising industries across the globe. Sharing expert advice on AI implementation, breaking down the challenges and exploring the trends shaping up the future of business, the Summit will bring together key industry professionals and thought leaders for two educational and inspiring days.

how to approach and apply the revolutionary technologies that are changing the world

a strong network of business connections and valuable contacts

the technologies that can supercharge your business and accelerate growth

a wealth of knowledge in the data analytics, digitization and AI space

Summit Fast Facts

Top Companies


each year


Expert speakers
from world over


Hours of


Found the event very useful

Attendee Statistics

Smart Data Summit PLUS will bring together over 400 senior big data, analytics & artificial intelligence professionals and decision-makers from medium to large enterprises


SDS+ Data Awards 2021

Expotrade is excited to introduce the new SDS+ Data Awards, an initiative that acknowledges and celebrates the organisations that are excelling in their implementation of AI and big data analytics. These companies have demonstrated the power of analytics and AI in supercharging business performance, improving customer experience and driving product development, sales and financial growth.

See what our Past Participants have to Say

“We have been extremely impressed by this event. The quality of the venue is excellent. And relatively intimate and super helpful hotel and event staffs. Most important the caliber of the delegates in terms of seniority and job relevance corresponds very well with our product proposition and we have had nothing but useful and productive meetings and discussions. Keynotes and speakers has been a good balance of informed opinion and commercial information. ”

Andrew Wallex

VP Sales
Gemini Data

Registration Closed!

17-18 November 2021

Le Méridien Dubai Conference Centre
United Arab Emirates



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