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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Chafic Traboulsi

Vice President and Head of Networks Middle East and Africa
Ericsson

Chafic Traboulsi is currently heading the Networks Operations and Sales in the Middle East and Africa region. He joined Ericsson 21 years ago in Montreal After graduating from the École Polytechnique de Montréal and working 2 years in a start-up. During his tenure he held several operational roles in North America and Sweden and Sales Vice President roles in North Africa and Indochina, including in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and the Philippines. In 2015 he bacame the Global Customer Unit head of one of Ericsson’s top customer groups. In 2016 he took the role of Head of Network Services Region Middle East and North East Africa. And in 2017 he was named the Head of Networks in Middle East and Africa, a role combining Operations and Sales for Ericsson’s largest Business Unit. Chafic is also the Chairman of Ericsson Turkey, a non- executive role.


Sessions of the speaker

24-MAR-2020

24-MAR-2020

14:30 - 16:00

-Applying AI application to 5G networks to streamline and customise services and increase a provider’s return on investment.
-Enabling Intelligent connectivity: 5G, AI and IoT accelerates technological development and enable new disruptive digital service. And how does intelligent connectivity play a significant role in critical sectors like Transportation, healthcare, education, Industrial & Manufacturing operations etc.
-How is 5G going to change the world? 

14:30 - 14:35

Introduction

Speakers:
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Jawad Jalal Abbassi
Head of Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
GSMA

14:35 - 14:55

Keynote Address

Speakers:
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Siim Sikkut
Government CIO / Deputy Secretary-General of IT and Telecom
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

14:55 - 15:55

Panel Discussion: The fusion of 5G, AI and IoT

Speakers:
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Siim Sikkut
Government CIO / Deputy Secretary-General of IT and Telecom
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
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Hatem Bamatraf
Chief Technology Officer
Etisalat International
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Wolfgang Egger
Vice President & Managing Director of HPE Middle East, and South Africa
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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Chafic Traboulsi
Vice President and Head of Networks Middle East and Africa
Ericsson
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Dr. Jassim Haji
President
Artificial Intelligence Society Bahrain

15:55 - 16:00