Smart Data 2020 Dubai

23-24 March 2020
Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
Dubai, UAE


Driving Customer Insights and Business Performance through Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

According to World Competitiveness Yearbook 2018, the UAE is ranked fifth globally in the use of big data analytics. With AI being the next big thing in the region, various sectors are now converging these two technologies to harvest better results. According to predictions from Forrester, 70% of organizations in the UAE are expected to implement AI to analyze unstructured data in the next two years, with hospitality, banking, tourism and oil and gas considered as  the top players to use big data analytics.

The Smart Data Summit - the only conference dedicated to the growth and importance of big data analytics here in the Middle East region, will summon for its 7th edition on the 23rd - 24th March of 2020 in Dubai, UAE.

Driving Customer Insights and Business Performance through Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

2019 Sponsors

2020 Speakers

Bartosz Peitruzka
Bartosz Peitruzka

Chief Data Officer & Head of Analytics HSBC

Vittorio Barraja
Vittorio Barraja

Chief Data Officer The Carlyle Group

Youmna Borghol |
Youmna Borghol

Chief Data Officer Choueiri Group

Rami Zahran
Rami Zahran

Group Chief Marketing Officer Saudi German Hospitals

Richard C. van der Wath
Richard C. van der Wath

SVP Head of AI & Advanced Analytics | Experienced Chief Data Officer Emirates NBD

Sachin Bansal
Sachin Bansal

Head of Segments, Loyalty and Assets National Bank of Oman

Theodore Khoury
Theodore Khoury

Head of Analytics Amazon

Zain Ikhlaq
Zain Ikhlaq

Head of Analytics MAF Carrefour

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Summit Agenda Overview

Q & A


The focus of this year’s summit would be on various data analytics techniques like augmented data analytics, advanced analytics, predictive analytics and real time analytics operating within different business sector like banking, telecom, government organization, hospitality, healthcare, and real estate. The event will also share how technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning are giving a new direction to structure the data swamps with the help of other technologies like blockchain, IoT, edge processing and cloud.


  • Using AI to unleash the power of data
  • Securing data with blockchain
  • Data Lake or data swamp?
  • Big Data with real-time IoT
  • Edge processing negotiating between risks and awards
  • Need of regulation system for data monitoring
  • Generating revenue from data-as-a-service

Benefits of Attending

The Smart Data Summit is the only big data analytics event in the Middle East region that showcases the next generation technologies and strategies to understand the market better, thereby providing an opportunity to industry professionals to explore and discover the successful implementation of artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain and other related technologies to drive the businesses.

with like-minded people

new ways to grow your business

new technologies to stay relevant in digital world

business opportunities to expand your network

Summit Fast Facts

Hours of Networking

Industry Relevant Topics

Industry Expert Speakers

Top Companies

Top Level Delegates Attended

2019 Event Highlights

2019 Conference Attendee Statistics

Delegates by Industry

Delegates by Job Title


The 2020 edition of the summit is expected to bring together over 400 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

“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

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23-24 March 2020

Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
Dubai, UAE



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