GITEX, which stands for Gulf Information and Technology Exhibition, is an annual computer and electronics trade show, exhibition and conference which is taking place again this year. For 37 years, visionaries and tech pioneers have been descending to Dubai to witness this event which has inspired generations. From defining the latest trends to presenting high caliber speakers & showcasing product innovations from across the world, GITEX Technology Week is bringing together the most innovative, exciting & ambitious tech start-ups this year to showcase their world-changing ideas. The event is taking place on 8th to 12th October 2017 at World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE

APPSeCONNECT will be exhibiting in GITEX 2017 and a stall will be placed at Sheikh Rashid Hall SR-12 where you can explore our smart business integration solution & meet our integration experts. You will get to know how APPSeCONNECT can benefit your business and boost your company’s productivity & profitability.

The Sectors to be covered in GITEX 2017:

  • AR and VR
  • Global Smart Cities Technology
  • 3D Printing
  • IoT – Internet of Things
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Cloud
  • Network Infrastructure and Security
  • Data Centres
  • Customer Technologies
  • Future Tech

There are many more areas where GITEX will have an influence on and many more sectors to which top business companies would contribute. Let’s have a look at the event in details:

Day 1: Sunday, 8th October

Focus Areas: Keynotes & Case Studies

The top speakers for the day would include –

  • Mike Sutcliff, Group CEO, Accenture Digital
  • Piercarlo Gera, Global Managing Director, FS Distribution and Marketing Services

The top points of discussion will be –

  • Applied AI Case Study
  • Accenture Keynote: Case Study
  • Cyber Security Keynote: DarkMatter
  • Huawei Innovation Summit

Day 2: Monday, 9th October

Focus Areas: Marketing, Healthcare & Intelligent Cities

The top speakers for the day would include –

  • Ian Khan, TEDx Speaker, Author and Technology Futurist
  • John Nosta, Google Health Advisory Board Member, President of Nostalab
  • Olivier Oullier, Neuroscientist and Strategist
  • Nader Henein, Regional Director Security

The top points of discussion will be –

  • Combating the digital Lifestyle
  • Improvement in Healthcare Delivery
  • The Startup Show – Healthcare Innovation Session
  • Interactive discussion groups on Smart Cities


Day 3: Tuesday, 10th October

Focus Areas: Retail, Finance & Women in Technology

The top speakers for the day would include –

  • Philip Bane, Managing Director, Smart Cities Council
  • Matthew Spoke, CEO and Co-founder of Smart Cities
  • Eleni Kitra, Head of Financial Services, Facebook
  • Emre Karter, Head of TTS, Citigroup
  • Julen Mohanty, Vice-president at JP Morgan Chase
  • Khaled Kteily, Lead at World Economic Forum

The top points of discussion will be –

  • Dubai Blockchain Strategy
  • Highlighting Dubai Data and demonstrating Dubai Pulse
  • Financial services in a mobile first world
  • Thoughts on Future Financial Ecosystem
  • FEMTECH – Highlighting 3 Female Lead Startups

Day 4: Wednesday, 11th October

Focus Areas: Smart Manufacturing (NEW), Connected Automated Transport (NEW) & Public Sector (NEW)

The top speakers for the day would include –

  • Bahaa Hamadi, Director of Communications, DAMAC Properties
  • Hussein Dajani, General Manager – Digital Marketing, Nissan Motor Cars
  • Priya Patel – Business Development Lead, Instagram
  • Tin Hang Lui, Founder and CEO, OSVehicle

The top points of discussion will be –

  • Harnessing key marketing trends to accelerate digital presence
  • Rise of Conversational AI
  • Going viral with middle-east Instagram story
  • Future of Human Mobility
  • Harnessing the power of innovation in transportation


Day 5: Thursday, 12th October

Focus Area: Education

The top speakers for the day would include –

  • Luis Perez Breva, Director of Innovations Team Programme, MIT
  • Steve Bumbury, Head of Digital Learning and Innovation, JESS Dubai
  • Shahid Azim, Associate Dean, Barts and London Medical School

The top points of discussion will be –

  • Reasons to adopt VR
  • Education Innovation Session
  • Power of AR and VR
  • Bringing benefits of wearable tech to children

If you want a full list of speakers and points of discussion, click here

APPSeCONNECT is a Smart Integration Solution that connects all eCommerce stores, CRM, POS, Marketplace accounts and back office ERP under one single platform and help them talk to each other. We make your business more efficient and help you grow faster. We are continuing our efforts to improve e-business. We have realized the global customer need for disruptive growth supported by undisruptive replacement of technology and platforms.

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