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The forum will discuss diverse important topics and themes, and the most important developments in the ICT field, such as: Smart Government, Gamification, Mobile Trends, Power of Social Media, Big Data, Internet of Things, IT Digital Trends, Entrepreneurship, Future Cities, and Industrial Internet.

Agenda


 DAY 1  21st April 2014 (Monday)
Venue: Ritz Carlton Hotel (AlNoor Ballroom)
Time Agenda
08:30 AM Arrival of Guests and Registration
08:50 AM Arrival of the Patronage and V.V.I.P Guests
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Official opening of the Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2014 and awarding of the eGovernment Excellence Awards 2014
BREAK (30 minutes)
Time Topic Speaker Designation
10:30 AM IT Digital Trends Mr. Robert Stroud
  • Vice President Strategy & Innovation CA Technologies
  • Former International Vice President ISACA\ITGI, Chair COBIT Steering Committee & ISACA Strategic Advisory Council
  • ISACA 2014/2015 International President Nominee
10:55 AM Authoritative Data: underpinning improved decision-making and citizen services of a modern government Dr. Vanessa Lawrence CB
  • Secretary General, Ordnance Survey International and co-Chair of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information and Management
11:20 AM Gamification Mr. Yu-kai Chou
  • Gamification Pioneer
  • Partner at Enterprise Gamification Consultancy
11:45 AM Panel Discussion (Q&As)
Moderator: Mr. Adnan AlMahmood, IT & Knowledge Manager at Gulf Pertrochemical Industries Company (GPIC)
BREAK (1 hour)
01:00 PM Smart Cities- Finland Ms. Veera Mustonen
  • Project Manager, Fiksu Kalasatama
    Helsinki
01:25 PM Rising to the challenge of 21st Century Service Expectations Mr. Simon Field
  • Executive Partner-Gartner
01:50 PM Unique Challenges to Transformational eGovernment Dr. Shauneen Furlong
  • Professor, University of Ottawa (Canada) & eGovernment Consultant
02:15 PM The Power of Social Media Ms. Emma Linaker
  • Regional Director of Social@Ogilvy, Memac Oglivy
  • Former Corporate Communication Manager at Google
02:40 PM Panel Discussion (Q&As)
Moderator: Mr. Feras Ahmed, CEO Advisor at the Bahrain eGovernment Authority
BREAK (30 minutes)
03:25 PM Internet of Things Mr. Adrian McEwan
  • Founder of MCQN Ltd.
  • Author of “A Book of Things”
03:45 PM Big Data Mr. Ernesto Verdugo
  • Author, Entrepreneur, International Public Speaker, Consultant, Accelerated Learning Practitioner and Internet Coach
04:05 PM Building Big Data Solutions – How to start with clarity Mr. Troy Sadkowsky
  • Data Scientist
04:25 PM Open Discussion
Moderator: Mr. Salah AlBinJassim, Chairman of the Bahrain Information Technology Society (BITS)


 DAY 2  22nd April 2014 (Tuesday)
Venue: Bahrain International Circuit - Oasis Lounge and Paddock
Time Agenda
08:30 AM Delegates and Participants Registration
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM Start of the 8 Workshops in Parallel at the Oasis Lounge and the IT Expo 2014 at the Paddock
12:00 PM Official inauguration of the Bahrain IT Expo 2014 by H.H. Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa (Deputy Prime Minster, Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Information and Communication Technology)
12:00 PM - 02:30 PM Lunch Break and Prayer Time (Lunch breaks varies between different workshops)
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM Resuming the 8 Workshops and the IT Expo 2014
04:45 PM Participants Raffle Draw at the IT Expo 2014
05:00 PM End of Day and IT Expo 2014


 DAY 3  23rd April 2014 (Wednesday)
Venue: Bahrain International Circuit - Oasis Lounge and Paddock
Time Agenda
08:30 AM Delegates and Participants Registration
09:00 AM Start of the 8 Workshops in Parallel at the Oasis Lounge and the IT Expo 2014 at the Paddock
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM Lunch Break and Prayer Time (Lunch breaks varies between different workshops)
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM Resuming the 8 Workshops and the IT Expo 2014
04:45 PM Participants Raffle Draw at the IT Expo 2014
05:00 PM Finale of the 8 Workshops and IT Expo 2014

 
 
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