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Leading New ICT,
Empowering Digital Egypt

Cairo ICT 2016 & Egypt Broader Way Forum

November 27-30, 2016 | Hall 5, Cairo International Convention Center, Egypt

Introduction

With a record number of 70,000 visitors mark from all over the region, Cairo ICT celebrates its 20th anniversary on November 27th, when a new round of one of Africa and the Middle East’s leading technology events kicks off under the slogan “Disruption Digital Era”. Along the past 19 rounds, Cairo ICT has been the witness of many changes and challenges in technology regionally and locally, concluding with the new challenge/opportunity of digital disruption in the way we live and do business.

Themed “Leading New ICT, Empowering Digital Egypt”, Huawei aims to provide an comprehensive understanding about how new ICT technologies change everyone’s daily life through the solution demonstration.

In parallel, under the Auspices of H.E. Minister of Communications and Information Technology Eng. Yasser ElKady, Huawei will sponsor Egypt Broader Way Forum with a theme of “Enabling Digital Transformation” on November 29, 2016, at Nefertiti Hall, Cairo International Convention Center.

The forum will feature keynote speeches by professional and experts to share the latest trend of digital transformation, and panel discussion on the topic of “ICT enables digital transformation”.

Agenda

  • Time (November 29)
  • Activity
  • Topics
  • Speakers & panelists
  • 12:30-13:00
  • Registration
  • Hosting
  • Mr. Walter Jennings
    Vice President, Corporate Communications, Huawei
  • 13:00-13:15
  • Keynote speech
  • Opening speech
  • H.E. Eng. Yasser ElKady
    Minister of Communications and Information Technology in Egypt
  • 13:20–13:35
  • ICT accelerates digital transformation
  • Dr. Hamadoun Touré
    Executive director of Smart Africa and former Secretary-General of ITU
  • 13:40–13:55
  • Build a better connected EGYPT
  • Huawei executive (TBD)
    Huawei executive (TBD)
  • 14:00–14:15
  • Digital transformation in China
  • Hu Jianbo
    Director of Industry and planning, China Academy of Information Communication Technology
  • 14:20–14:35
  • Public Safety in the Age of Digital Transformation
  • Hong-Eng KOH
    Huawei's Global Chief Public Safety Expert
  • 14:40–14:55
  • Case sharing: smart electricity
  • Liu Jianming
    Deputy Director of Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering, China
  • 15:00–15:15
  • Case sharing: govt. Clouding
  • Bruce Lin
    Huawei Carrier Cloud transformation chief expert
  • 15:20–15:50
  • Panel discussion
  • ICT enables digital economy in Egypt
  • 1. Moderator: Mr. Osama Kamal, Founder and Chairman of Mercury Communications
    2. Dr. Mahmoud El Dessouky, CEO of Cloud Services Group (CSG)
    3. Sherif Mourad Ghaleb, Senior advisor, SAP –Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
    4. Dr. Ahmed Darwish, Chairman of General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone
    5. Mr. Ayman Ismail, CEO of The New Administrative Capital Company
    6. Hong-Eng KOH, Huawei's Global Chief Public Safety Expert
  • 13:55-17:00
  • Networking/Buffet

Speaker

  • Yasser Al-Kady

    Minister of Communications and Information Technology in Egypt

  • Hamadoun Toure

    Executive Director of Smart Africa

  • Hu Jianbo

    Director of Industry and planning,
    China Academy of Information Communication Technology

  • Hong-Eng KOH

    Global Chief Public Safety Expert,
    Huawei

  • Liu Jianming

    Chairman of the Expert Committee of Priority Projects of Smart Grid and Equipment,
    Ministry of Science and Technology, China

  • Bruce Lin

    Huawei Carrier Cloud transformation chief expert

  • Ossama Kamal

    Founder and Chairman of Mercury Communications

  • Sherif Mourad Ghaleb

    senior advisor, SAP – Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

  • Mahmoud El Dessouky

    CEO of Cloud Services Group (CSG)

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