Under the Patronage of

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

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Caspar Herzberg

President – Middle East and Africa
Schneider Electric Middle East & Africa.

Caspar manages SE’s operations in 70+ countries, with more than 10,000 employees across Middle East
& Africa including Central Asia and Turkey. Schneider Electric serves its customers with integrated
efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software in Power Management and in Industrial
Automation Systems. His responsibilities include all aspects of SE’s business.
Prior to joining Schneider, Caspar Herzberg was the Vice President of Cisco Consulting Services for Asia
Pacific, China and Japan. He previously held various executive positions within Cisco and Accenture in
Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.


Sessions of the speaker

25-MAR-2020

25-MAR-2020

10:00 – 11:30

According to the United Nations ‘World Urbanisation Prospects’ report published in 2014, 75% of the world’s population is expected to live in urban areas by the year 2050. Currently, 54% of the global population is located in cities. Between now and 2020, the global urban population is expected to jump by about 1.84% per year.
- Population boom and urbanisations puts a lot of strain on resources & calls for smart cities with meticulously urban design to promote efficiency, eco-friendly and sustainability.  
- Transforming traditional cities to smart cities and their challenges.
- Identifying solutions to combat security issues
- Building the trust of smart city citizens
- Building smart cities with safety and intelligent mobility.  
- Future of Autonomous and Electric Cars and its impact.
- How will future mobility impact the residents of tomorrow's smart cities?
- Traffic Management: Top priority for many smart cities 

10:00 – 10:05

Introduction

Speakers:
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Miguel Eiras Antunes
Global Smart Cities & Local Government Leader
Deloitte

10:05 – 10:20

Keynote Address

Speakers:
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Caspar Herzberg
President, Middle East & Africa
Schneider Electric

10:20 – 10:35

Keynote Address

Speakers:
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Lacina Kone
Director General
Smart Africa

10:35 – 11:25

Panel Discussion: Smart Cities & need for Smart Mobility & Smart Infrastructure: the future of urban development

Speakers:
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Hugues Parant
Chief Executive Officer
Euroméditerranée Public Urban and Economic Development Agency
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Harj Dhaliwal
Managing Director, Middle East and India
Virgin Hyperloop One
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Karen K Burns
Co-Founder & CEO
Visory
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Alan Williams
Vice President Expo 2020 Sponsorship & Operations
UPS

11:25 – 11:30