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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Dr. Jassim Haji

President
Artificial Intelligence Society Bahrain

Dr Jassim Haji has management and executive experience in Aviation, Hospitality, Technology and Telecommunications for over 30 years. He has served on the board of directors of a leading hospitality and tourism technology provider in the Middle East and on SITA Council representing Middle East and North Africa. Furthermore, he has been part of the Bahrain Centre of Excellence, which is over-looking excellence in the public sector. Dr. Haji has been instrumental in implementing some key innovations at Gulf Air’s IT systems and processes in recent times, most notably, the introduction of advanced technology for Gulf Air World Wide Contact Centre, Cloud Computing, Business Intelligence, Disaster Recovery Centre, Green Technology, In-house Oracle R12 upgrade, Big Data, Electronic Flight Bag and deploying tablets to cabin crew for on-board services plus ISO 27001, 9001, 20000, 240001, 22301, 55000 and 50001 certifications that have helped further improve customer interface services as well as cost efficiency to the company. He managed to achieve forty three top Middle-Eastern technology awards, including four CIO distinguished awards. He participated as a key speaker and chairman in over 80 technology conferences in Middle- East and Europe to cover latest technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Information Security and Business Intelligence. He also published articles in relation to the above topics. Additionally, Dr. Haji is part of several advisory boards of key technological events in the Gulf and he is participating in several judging panels for reputable technology awards. Furthermore, he has featured on 19 international technology and aviation magazines cover pages with over 80 interviews. Plus published three books in English and Arabic on Artificial Intelligence, Technology Management and Organization Culture. Dr. Haji received his Doctorate in Business Administration (PhD) from the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK in 2010. He has completed his Master degree in Management of Information Technology from the University of Sunderland, UK and graduation in telecommunications from the famed Cable and Wireless College, Cornwall, UK. He started his career with Sprint Telecommunications in London before joining Gulf Air in 1985 as a network engineer and moved to Sabre – an airline IT solutions company – to whom Gulf Air outsourced its IT services. He then moved to EDS as an Executive Director, another American IT solutions company with global presence, then in 2008 to Gulf Air as the Director of Information Technology Division. He is currently working as President of Artificial Intelligence Society Bahrain plus AI and Aviation Technology leading expert, consultant and executive Director.


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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Hongyu Yao
Chief Executive Officer
YoYo Systems, Inc.
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Dr. Jassim Haji
President
Artificial Intelligence Society Bahrain

15:55 – 16:00