Smart Data 2019 Dubai

15-16 April 2019
Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
Dubai, UAE


Driving Customer Insights & Business Performance through Big Data Solutions

UAE is currently ranked 5th globally in use of big data and analytics. With the government realizing the power of big data analytics and its various applications within different industries, these technologies are being adopted to build a paperless future. Through advancement of data management solutions, the need for better data storage, analysis and security is to remain a key player within the industry, firms need to start exploring different opportunities to enable optimal use of their data to create actionable insights.

The Smart Data Summit, the only conference dedicated to big data analytics here in the UAE
will convene for its 6th edition on the 15th-16th April of 2019.

Driving Customer Insights & Business Performance through Big Data Solutions


Key Speakers

H.E. Mohammad Hassan
H.E. Mohammad Hassan

Executive Director - National Statistics and Data Sector Federal Competitiveness & Statistics Authority

Walid Mehanna |
Walid Mehanna

Head - Data & Analytics Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler AG

Totte Harinen |
Totte Harinen

Senior Data Scientist Uber – EMEA

Maha Muraish |
Maha Muraish

VP – Data Monetization and Digital Channels Etisalat

Richard Dib |
Richard Dib

Head - Data Science Activation Smart Dubai

Namrata Balwani |
Namrata Balwani

Head - Digital Marketing & Analytics Landmark Group

Tony Evans |
Tony Evans

Marketing Science Director - Middle East and Africa and Gaming Facebook

Budoor AlAmoudi |
Budoor AlAmoudi

Director - Business Intelligence Jumeirah Group

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Summit Agenda Overview

Q & A


The focus of this year’s summit would be on data analysis, blockchain, artificial intelligence, business intelligence, machine learning, augmented analytics, data humanism, data warehousing and data monetization. We would also touch base with the challenges and trends that are expected in 2019.


  • AI and Machine Learning: Going Mainstream in Data Management
  • Securing Data: Creating possibilities for tomorrow
  • Predictive Analysis driving the Ecommerce market
  • Power of Personalization: Key to a successful business
  • Cyber Security and Breaches: Inevitable?
  • Dark Data: A Myth?
  • Paradigm shift: Business Intelligence to Mobile Business Intelligence
  • Augmented Analytics: Future of Analytics and BI
  • Data Humanism: An Upcoming Trend
  • Predictive or Prescriptive Analysis: The best fit for the retail industry




Benefits of Attending

As the only event on big data and analytics in the Middle East Region, Smart Data Summit provides a platform for professionals to interact to with key decision makers to gain insights on latest technological innovations within the region

with industry peers from the region

new innovation and trends in Data Analytics

knowledge of new products and solutions

from knowledge sharing from subject matter experts

Summit Fast Facts

Hours of Networking

Industry Relevant Topics

Industry Expert Speakers

Top Companies

Top Level Delegates Attended

2019 Event Highlights

2018 Conference Attendee Statistics

Delegates by Industry

Delegates by Job Title


The 2019 edition of the summit is expected to bring together 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!

15-16 April 2019

Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
Dubai, UAE



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