InnovationLive! 2017 Co-Create Agenda





9:00Opening remarks
Richard Thompson, Editorial Director, Meed
9:15Vision 2021 updates, outcomes expected and government and private sector collaboration
Outlining the institutional framework that is being developed to support the national innovation agenda and create a culture of progress and delivery across the emirates.
9:35Developing the UAE’s innovation ecosystem to ensure economic growth, competitiveness and job creation
Detailing what impact innovation can play in the development of UAE’s economic performance and how it can sustain long-term growth.
10:00Fireside chat: Making the vision a reality
Creating synergies between government and the private sector, so they can collaborate and work more effectively to form meaningful and effective strategic partnerships.
10:45Disruption break
11:3010x programme updates: adopting disruptive innovation to facilitate exponential, moon-shot growth
Leading UAE entities detail their interpretation of innovation and how the concept is pro-actively being translated into reality across the UAE
11:50Government accelerators: the mission, key success factors, updates and how you can get involved
Developing a robust programme to address the issue of innovation – understanding the key essentials
Sultan Al Shaali, Head of Government Accelerators, Prime Minister’s Office (UAE)
12:10Entrepreneurship – Bridging the gap: how do we collaborate more effectively with entrepreneurs?
Outlining the key role entrepreneurs play in the UAE economy. What commonalities link the true success stories?
Yousuf Al Mulla, Chief Strategy Officer, Dubai Holding
12:30Panel – Focus on positive disruption and happiness leading to new business and operating models
Unlocking organisational capabilities by translating a culture of innovation into practical long-term business benefits and commercial successes.
Khalil Haddad, Director, Strategy and Development, Dubai Chambe
Ahmed Al Zarooni, Group Procurement Director – Corporate Support Services, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC)
Judy Hou, Managing Director, Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, Jumeirah Group
13:00Lunch break


14:00Healthcare Panel: Improving the UAE’s healthcare quality through next gen innovation
Defining what innovation looks like in the UAE healthcare sector and how the concept is core to development of the UAE as world-class medical hub.
Dr. Main Gadir, Senior Specialist, The Executive Office for Organizational Transformation, Dubai Health Authority
Dr. Ayesha Habib Al Mutawa, CEO Innovation, Director STR & Future Dept, Ministry of Health (UAE)
Marwan Abdulaziz Janahi, Executive Director, Dubai Science Park
14:30Transport Panel: A snapshot of the future and what can we expect from the UAE’s transport sector in the next decade
Achieving safe, seamless and connected end-to-end transport systems through the implementation of integrated smart mobility programmes
Elodie Robin-Guillerm, Innovation Director, Thales UAE
Sara Falaknaz, Chief Innovation Officer, DP World
14:50Energy Panel: Increasing the clean energy contribution to the overall energy mix of the UAE
How are the UAE energy actors evolving to the shifts impacting traditional systems and practices?
H.E. Fatima Al Foora, Secretary, UAE National Committee, World Energy Council & Assistant Undersecretary for Electricity, Ministry of Energy
Yousif Al Ali, Director, Business Growth, Masdar Clean Energy
15:20Education Panel: Driving STEM education to achieve the KPIs within Vision 2021
Educating the next generation of innovators. Defining what role the education sector is playing in driving the innovation agenda and the future workforce.
Mick Gernon, Senior Vice President – Global Head of Innovation, Research and Development, GEMS
15:40Disruption break
16:00Space….Mars 2021 and beyond: how does the UAE plan such monumental achievements?
Learn about the strategic thinking that is positioning the UAE at the front of the quest to explore celestial structures in outer space.
16:20Smart Dubai: Digitalisation, the connected world & smart cities
Hear from the innovators integral to Dubai’s mission to become the world’s smartest city by 2020. What has been the progress to date? And what can we expect to see in the next phase of delivery?
16:40Waste management: Managing mounting municipal waste demands by adopting a circular economic structure
Leading operators share best practices and innovative solutions for shaping effective sustainable waste management strategies
17:00Technology: fuelling the future through Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain
Hear from the technology innovators – get inspired!
17:20Wrap up and close

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