Smart Data 2021 Dubai

17-18 February 2021
Mövenpick Grand Al Bustan Dubai


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 17th - 18th February 2021 in Dubai, UAE.

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



Ameya Karvir |
Ameya Karvir

Vice President, Data Science & Analytics Discovery Inc - USA

Frederik Bisbjerg |
Frederik Bisbjerg

Executive Director, Digital & Innovation Daman National Health Insurance Company

Latifa Saleh AlShehhi |
Latifa Saleh AlShehhi

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

Dimple Dinesh |
Dimple Dinesh

Marketing Science Partner Facebook MENA

Osama Elhassan |
Osama Elhassan

Head of e-Health Section Dubai Health Authority

Ryan Den Rooijen |
Ryan Den Rooijen

Chief Data Officer Chalhoub Group

Piyush Chowhan |
Piyush Chowhan

Chief Information Officer Lulu Group International

Seham Elbehissy |
Seham Elbehissy

Digital & Connected Cars General Manager Groupe Renault

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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

*Facts based on previous editions of the event

2019 Event Highlights

2019 Conference Attendee Statistics

Delegates by Industry

Delegates by Job Title


The 2021 edition of the summit is expected to bring together 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

Registration Closed!

17-18 February 2021

Mövenpick Grand Al Bustan Dubai



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