BUILDING A DIGITAL FUTURE

26-27

SEPTEMBER 2023

VENUE

Kempinski, Royal Maxim Palace Hotel, Cairo

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WHY DIGITAL FIRST CONFERENCE

The world is witnessing a revolution in Digital transformation. Egypt has set its sights on becoming a leading player in the digital economy through its visionary strategy, Egypt Vision 2030. This ambitious plan places digital transformation at the core of the country’s development, aiming to leverage technology to drive economic growth, improve public services, and enhance its citizen’s overall quality of life.

In alignment with Egypt Vision 2030 and its digital transformation strategy, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) has launched Digital Egypt. This comprehensive initiative aims to accelerate
digital transformation and promote the adoption of digital technologies across sectors as part of the Egyptian government vision. Significant investments are being made to develop robust digital infrastructure, foster innovation and entrepreneurship, and promote digital skills development, reflecting Egypt’s commitment to its digital transformation journey.

In collaboration with C-level executives and Heads of Sectors involved in the Digital Transformation Journey, we are hosting Digital First Egypt Forum on September 26-27. Egypt is on a path of rapid digitalization, and such a conference provides a platform to discuss and showcase the potential of digital transformation. It enables knowledge sharing, highlights best practices, cutting-edge technologies, and facilitates collaboration among industry experts, government officials, and entrepreneurs. By focusing on the challenges, opportunities, and strategies for digital transformation, the conference empowers participants to drive innovation, enhance efficiency and build the digital future of Egypt.
 
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WHY DIGITAL FIRST CONFERENCE

The world is witnessing a revolution in Digital transformation. Egypt has set its sights on becoming a leading player in the digital economy through its visionary strategy, Egypt Vision 2030. This ambitious plan places digital transformation at the core of the country’s development, aiming to leverage technology to drive economic growth, improve public services, and enhance its citizens’ overall quality of life.

In alignment with Egypt Vision 2030 and its digital transformation strategy, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) has launched Digital Egypt. This comprehensive initiative aims to accelerate digital transformation and promote the adoption of digital technologies across sectors as part of investments are being made to develop robust digital infrastructure, foster innovation and entrepreneurship, and promote digital skills to its digital transformation journey.

In collaboration with C-level executives and Heads of Sectors involved in the Digital Transformation Journey, we are hosting Digital First Egypt Forum on September 26-27. Egypt is on a path of rapid digitalization, and such a conference provides a platform to discuss and showcase the potential of digital transformation. It enables knowledge
sharing, highlights best practices, cutting-edge technologies, and facilitates collaboration among industry experts, government officials, and entrepreneurs. By focusing on the challenges, opportunities, and strategies for digital transformation, the conference empowers participants to drive innovation, enhance efficiency and build the digital future of Egypt.

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ADVISORY BOARD

Sherif Hamdy

2023 EVENT SPEAKERS

Khaled El Attar

Vice Minister for Digital Transformation,
Automation and Administrative Development at
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT)

Dr. Ahmed Abdel Hafez

Vice President Cybersecurity Affairs,
NTRA (National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Egypt)

Eng. Doaa Khaled

Director of Electronic Transactions Security Sector and Digital Signature Competency Center at
ITIDA

Ramy A.Fathy, PhD

Chief Expert, Digital Technologies and Public Policy at NTRA

Hisham Aboulyazeed

Director Industry 4.0,
NTRA (National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Egypt)





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Dr. Hoda Baraka

Advisor to Minister for Technology Talents Development, MCIT,
Egypt





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Mohamed AbdelWahab

Executive Director at Maadi Technology Park (MCIT),
Egypt

Asmaa Anwar

Performance Excellence Expert
ITIDA

Jay Chandan

Chairman & CEO
Gorilla Technology Group

Ahmed
ElShafie

PwC | Associate Director,
Data & Analytics

Dr. Heba Abdel Monem Hamza

Economic Consultant and Digital Economy Expert, the Head of The Technical Office Sector
Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC)

Dr. Ashraf Abdelwahab

Digital Transformation Director,
IVE, Public Sector,
SAP Egypt





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Suzanne El
Akabaoui

Advisor to the ICT Minister on Data Governance

Rajesh
Natarajan

Chief Innovation Officer
Gorilla Technology Group





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Walaa Salah Eldeen

Cyber security & Innovation Sr Consultant -Telecom Egypt

Ahmed Hossam

Lead IOT/OT security
at EG Cert

Dawalat Hashem

Chief Information Officer
Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS)

Sherif Hamdy

Head of ICT Operation,
Orange Egypt

Anthony Samir Fouad

Head of Cyber Security Unit,
Ministry of Health and Population,
Arab Republic of Egypt

Iman Megahed

AVP for Digital Transformation Chief Knowledge and Strategy Officer
The American University Cairo

Mohamed Kamal

Director of Cyber Security
Ministry of Finance - Egypt

Ahmed Osama

Chief Information Security Officer,
Misr for Central Clearing,
Depository and Registry

Dr.Rasha ELbanna

Digital Arts Track Head,(DEBI & DECI)-MCIT, PhD.Blended Learning

Ahmed Hassan Yousef

Vice President for Academic Affairs,
Egypt University of informatics

Germin Abouel Atta

CIO,
The British University in Egypt

Amr Mansour

Deputy Chief Transformation Officer,
Banque Misr

Mohamed Atef

Director of Engineering,
Architects and Technology,
Arab African International Bank

Ibrahim Galal Gaber

Chief Technology Officer,
Egypt University of Informatics

Dr. Fady Ismaeel

Consultant, Digital Governance Expert

Mohamed Ghazala

Founder and VP of Operation
DAMA Egypt

Ahmad Khalafallah

Big Data and
Analytics Expert

Ahmed Sabry Elshafiey

Group Digital Transformation Director
Hassan Allam Holding

Mohammad Musharraf

Director of Enterprise Projects
Alfa Medical Group

Michael Mounir

Head of IT and Digital Transformation
EVA Pharma

Khaled Alaa

Head of Operations talabat
Egypt

Mohamed Hamed

Chief Technology Officer
Ceramic Platino

Youssef Mohamed

Chief Technology Officer,
Buguard

Wessam Maher

Chief Information Security
and Risk Officer
The American University in Cairo

Donia Haggag

Enterprise Arhitect
The American University in Cairo

Mohammad Radwan

Senior Officer,
User Experience and Digital Design
The American university Cairo

Heba Atteya

Director of Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
The American University in Cairo

Nada Refaee

Business Analysis & Delivery
Senior Officer
The American University in Cairo

Kholoud Dorgham

Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Lead
IBM

Amr Mohamed Eid

Cloud Architect
IBM

CONFERENCE AGENDA

  • Day 1
  • Day 2

9:00 am

Registration starts.

10:00: 10:05 am

Opening Remarks from the Organizer

10:05: 10:08 am

National Anthem

10:10 – 10:12 am

Opening video

10:15:10:20 am

Introduction to the conference by EMCEE

10:20 : 10:35 am

Egypt’s Digital Transformation Journey- Vice Minister Khaled El-Attar, MCIT

10:35 : 11:15 am

Spot light on Egypt's Digital Transformation Vision

11:15 : 11:30am

This is the beginning of Impossible to Inexorable

11:30 : 12:00 pm

Exhibition Opening & VIP Exhibition tour (First break)

12:00 : 12:40 pm

Panel discussion Spot light on Digital Transformation Leaders and Innovators

Key Discussion Points:

12:40 – 12:50 pm

Presentation: Putting AI to work with IBM Watson X – Kholoud Dorgham -IBM - Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

12:50 – 1:00 pm

Digital Transformation journey in Higher Education & Training

1:00 – 1:10 pm

PPresentation Unleashing the Power of Transformation in IT Companies

1:10 – 1:40 pm

Networking break (second break)

During the Networking Break at Digital Egypt, VIP guests will embark on a fascinating tour to meet esteemed sponsors and exhibitors, connecting with leaders actively shaping Egypt's digital transformation journey while showcasing cutting-edge technologies.

1:40 - 1:50 pm

Ramy Fathy Presentation

1:50 - 2:25 pm

Spot Light on Data

2:35 - 2:45 pm

Presentation Dark web Threats, Shielding your business from account take overs

2:45 – 3:20 pm

A Spotlight on Customer Experience

3:15 pm

Opening Slot- Panel Discussion:

8:30 am

Core team reports

9:30 – 10:30 am

Registration starts. (first coffee break)

10:30 – 10:40 am

Welcome note by EMCEE

10:40 – 11:20 am

Opening Panel - Spot Light on Cyber Security Leaders

11:20 – 11:35 am

Presentation

11:35 am – 12:00 pm

Spotlight on Cloud & Data Centres

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Networking break (second break)

During the Networking Break at Digital Egypt, VIP guests will embark on a fascinating tour to meet esteemed sponsors and exhibitors, connecting with leaders actively shaping Egypt's digital transformation journey while showcasing cutting-edge technologies.

12:30 - 12:45 pm

Presentation

12:45 – 1:00 pm

Fire Side chat session with IT Offshoring, Outsourcing, and Contact centres

1:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Arab African Investment Bank – Mohd Atef presentation

1:20 pm

Closing Remarks

1:20 pm

Opening Slot- Panel Discussion:

Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Associate Sponsors

Digital Transformation Partner

Strategic Sponsors

Networking Partner

Media Partners

Events Highlights

testimonials

Who should Sponsor

Technology Solution Providers:

Cloud service providers, cybersecurity firms, AI and machine learning specialists, IoT platform providers, data analytics companies and digital experience solution providers.

Consulting and Advisory Firms:

Organizations specializing in digital transformation consulting, strategy development and implementation services.

Industry-Specific Solution Providers:

Healthcare IT providers, manufacturing automation companies, financial technology (FinTech) firms, retail technology vendors or logistics and supply chain solution providers.

Telecom and Connectivity Providers:

Connectivity solutions, 5G infrastructure, network services and IoT connectivity.

Innovation and Startups:

Blockchain, augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), robotics or automation.

Data and Analytics Companies:

Data management, analytics and insights.

Training and Education Providers:

Digital skills training, certifications, and educational programs in areas such as digital marketing, data science, AI or agile methodologies.

Enterprise Software Providers:

ERP systems, CRM platforms, project management tools or collaboration software.

Delegate Profile who should attend

C-Level Executives: CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, and other top-level executives
IT and Digital Leaders: IT directors, digital transformation leaders, and technology managers
Business Leaders and Managers: Business unit leaders, department heads, and managers
Digital Strategists and Consultants
Technology Professionals: IT professionals, software developers, data scientists
Industry Experts and Analysts
Academia and Researchers
Government Officials and Policy Makers
Industry Professionals: Professionals from various industries impacted by digital transformation, such as healthcare, finance, manufacturing, retail, energy, and transportation.

How to Get involved

Speaking Enquiries

Shehnaz Shaik

Sponsorship Enquiries

Shyam Reddy

Sponsorship Enquiries

Yasir Rauf

Media Enquiries

Deep Vyas

Logistics/Operations Enquiries

Ahmed Arif

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