2023 Edition – Future Tech Event

2023 Edition

Event Overview


The 3rd Edition of the Future Tech Event is taking place in November 2023, at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Future Tech is Sultanate of Oman’s foremost B2B and B2G bespoke Technology Event. It is a definitive meeting place facilitating multi-stakeholder dialogue with power packed networking opportunities among C-Level executives, leading industry experts, decision makers, policy makers and government officials from across the value chain to foster collaboration, discuss current challenges, business opportunities, develop market strategies, share knowledge and identify solutions shaping the future of technology.

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Stay up to date with the latest topics shaping the technology landscape. The progressive agenda at the Future Tech Event will explore trends driving innovation, optimization and improvement across the industries.
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Future Tech Event will feature an expansive line-up of stellar speakers, case studies, panel discussions, unique presentations providing access to a wealth of industry leading knowledge, sharing best practices and experiences, spotlighting trends, information exchange, insights and outlooks with actionable takeaways.
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The Event will feature a comprehensive B2B Expo showcasing an array of avant-garde solutions, specific, transverse, latest technologies, cutting edge innovation, unique launches, cost-effective products, services and solutions that are customized to adapt to the given demands across all sectors.
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Collaboration between technology organizations, investors, startups, small medium enterprises and entrepreneurs is instrumental in driving digitalization. There will be a special focus on promoting startups at the Future Tech Event.

Executive Meet

250+ carefully selected senior leaders and decision makers (C Level and CISOs) responsible or influencing IT and Technology strategy at their organizations, are invited. At Future Tech Event, meet the people who matter, with over 1000 industry experts, decision makers, technologists, entrepreneurs, investors, academia and more, in attendance.

Future Tech Event, is the ideal platform to engage with the industry leaders and make the connections you need to drive business growth and stay ahead of the curve. There are a multitude of opportunities for you to engage and collaborate with key stakeholders under one roof. The Event will facilitate unparalleled networking and business matching-making, providing a catalyst for investments, partnerships, business growth and development in the Sultanate of Oman’s propitious technology sector.

 

Vision 2040

Oman’s Vision 2040 Digital Transformation will play an integral role, boost and nearly double to OMR 2.2 billion (USD 5.6 billion) by 2024, up from OMR 1.2 billion (USD 3.2 billion) in 2019, according to a recent report by the market research firm Global Data.

Future Tech Event remains committed to close collaboration with government entities and the private sector to deliver innovative solutions.

Future Tech Event aligns with Vision 2040 which highlights - A Diversified and Sustainable Economy that is based on Technology, Knowledge and Innovation, operates within Integrated Frameworks, Ensures Competitiveness, Embraces Industrial Revolutions and Achieves Fiscal Sustainability.

UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES


Health & Safety Protocols - ALL SECURE

During these challenging times, our commitment to delivering exceptional live in-person events that support economic growth and recovery, will be reinforced by us.

Your health and safety is our top priority.

All Secure protocol is intended to protect our partners, exhibitors, visitors, delegates, colleagues and contractors.

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Advisory Board


Mahmood Al-Zadjali

Payment Systems Administrator
Central Bank of Oman


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Ahmed Abdullah Al Salmi

Head of Digital Transformation Program
Oman 2040 Vision Implementation Follow-up Unit


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Rawiya Rashid Al Barwani

Head of Information Security
Ministry of Energy & Minerals


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Abdullah Juma Musabah Al Breiki

Head of Information Security
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)


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Ibrahim Alamri

Head Networks and Applications Section
Ministry of Economy


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Mubarak Salim Ali Al Zakwani

Head of Operations, Communications and IT Department
Ministry of Foreign Affairs


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Khalid Mohammed Al Nofli

Telecommunication Head Section
Ministry of Information


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Saleh Saif Al Hashmi

IT Director
Capital Market Authority


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Maitha Ali Jaffar

Senior Manager
Performance and Excellence Department
Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)


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Adil Al Raqadi

IT Director
The Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones


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Mataz Al Kharusi

Information Security Officer
Authority for Public Services Regulation


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Hamed Al-Abri

Senior Corporate Technology Advisor
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)


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Ahmed Al Hajri

Senior Manager Technology Shared Operations
Asyad Group


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Keynote Speaker



Eng. Maqbool Al Wahaibi

Chief Executive Officer
Oman Data Park (ODP)


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Speakers


1 - Tech Track


Hamdan Al Alawi

Director of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Technology Development Program
Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology


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Dr. Margarete Schramboeck

Board Member of Aramco Digital
International Strategic Advisor & CEO of MSCH Management
Former Minister of Digital & Economic Affairs, Austria
Aramco Digital, MSCH Management


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MODERATOR

Sameer Hashmi

Middle East Business Correspondent
BBC News


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Dr. Yousuf Salim AlHinai

General Manager, ICT & Digital Solutions
Omantel


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Pramod Chinchunsure

Head of Technology Operations
Vodafone Oman


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Sheeraz Khateeb

Channel Manager - Information Solutions
Rockwell Automation


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Yahya Nasser Al Hajri

Licensing and Compliance Manager
Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)


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Roberto Croci

Director, Transformation Office
Public Investment Fund (PIF)


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Ahmad Halabi

Managing Director (MENA)
Resecurity


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Dinesh Varadharajan

Chief Product Officer
Kissflow


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Ahmed Saleh

Senior Sales Engineer, META
Recorded Future


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Rameez Khan

Head of Operations Middle East
Planisware


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Hyunmin Shin

Business Development and Strategic Manager
Kiwontech


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Marco Maglio

CEO
Piratech


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Ghulam Qadir

Senior Solutions Architect
Alibaba Cloud


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Michel Salloum

Cloud Solutions Architect
Oracle


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Karthik Ananda Rao

Chief Technical Evangelist
ManageEngine


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Daniel Markić

Director
Security and Intelligence Agency (SOA)
Republic of Croatia


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Islam Al Aarag

Director of AI & ML infrastructure
Talabat Regional Office


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Haider Al-Lawati

Senior Manager - Artificial Intelligence
Oman Data Park (ODP)


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Saqar AlMaskari

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Tatweer Cyber Security


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Rashid Al Salmi

CEO
Insight Information Security LLC


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Waqas Nakhwa

CEO
Smart Chain


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Krishnadas

Co-Founder & Partner
Securado


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Karim Ibrahim

Presales Country Lead
SAP


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Ahmad Qarout

Director - Digital Infrastructure Solutions
GBM Oman


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Pavel Vishnyakov

Senior Cloud Solution Architect
Huawei


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Dr. Maryam Ketait

Regional Lead at Aerospace Xelerated
Boeing


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2 - Banking Track


Aasiya Mulji

Installments Lead for GCC
VISA


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Christian Kunz

Chief Strategy, Innovation & Ventures Officer
Dubai International Financial Centre Authority


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Fares M Alsaleh

Manager of FinTech Development
Saudi Central Bank (SAMA)


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Ali Hamed Al Jabri

Manager, Payment Systems Operations Department
Central Bank of Oman


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Nooriya Al Bulushi

Technical Innovation Specialist
Central Bank of Oman


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Kedar Muley

Lead, Middle East & Africa
NPCI International Payments Limited


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MODERATOR

Abdallah Al Jouaid

Finance Reporter
CNN Business Arabic


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Dr. Ali Salim Said Al Shekaili

Head - Digital & E-Channel
National Bank of Oman


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Dr. Khalid Salim Ali Al Hamadani

CHROO
Bank Dhofar


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Nitin Swarup Sokhey

SSVP & Head of Digital Banking
Sohar International


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MODERATOR

Natalie Lindo

International Journalist


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Nitin Bhandari

SVP & Head of Payit Digital Wallet
First Abu Dhabi Bank
UAE


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Amna Ishaq Al-Balushi

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Bank Nizwa


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Kemal Rizadi Arbi

Expert/Advisor
Capital Market Authority
Sultanate of Oman


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Dr. Khalid M.W. Tahhan

Co-Founder
Easy Coins


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Jad Fredrick Kharma

Founder and CEO
Exahertz International


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MODERATOR

Shane Farrell

Researcher
Coin Bureau


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Tim Phillips

Managing Director (Middle East and Asia)
Smart


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Eslam Anbar

CEO
Phi Wallet


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Laila Amin

Business Development Manager for the MEA region
SettleMint


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Wissam Massud

Director - International Alliances and Partnerships
UAE Trade Connect


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