TAKEOVER DUBAI

TakeOver is Toronto’s largest one-day innovation and technology conference that brings together 1200+ thought leaders and industry experts. Now, TakeOver is going global and Dubai is our first stop. By connecting the Canadian network with the MENA region’s innovation sector, TakeOver bridges a gap in the world’s technology and business community.

With a curated audience, TakeOver Dubai is attracting global business executives and area experts. The conference is set to be the leading enterprise strategy event in the Middle East.

Apply to join us at this invite-only event and discover how enterprise transformation and new approaches to innovation are shaping the future.

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OUR SPEAKERS

Ayaan Esmail

Ayaan Esmail

Co-Founder at Genis, and Student at The Knowledge Society
Theresa Smith

Theresa Smith

VP of Global Business Development at TribalScale
Zaynah Bhanji

Zaynah Bhanji

Founder at Vital XR, and Student at The Knowledge Society
H.E. Marcy Grossman

H.E. Marcy Grossman

Consul General of Canada in Dubai and the Northern Emirates

Anshul Srivastav

Anshul Srivastav

Chief Information Officer and Digital Officer at Union Insurance
Mark Chahwan

Mark Chahwan

CEO & Co-Founder at Sarwa
Tanisha Bassan

Tanisha Bassan

Quantum Computing Developer, and Student at The Knowledge Society
Karin Gabriel

Karin Gabriel

Head of Programming at Dubai Future Accelerators

Fraser Matthews

Fraser Matthews

Middle East and North Africa Regional Leader at TribalScale
Peri Ozdemir

Peri Ozdemir

Head of Digital Innovation and Special Projects at Emirates NBD
Mirna Sleiman

Mirna Sleiman

Founder & CEO at Fintech Galaxy
Rita Makhoul

Rita Makhoul

Editorial Publisher at ArabNet

Karthik Ramakrishnan

Karthik Ramakrishnan

Global Head of Industry Solutions at Element AI
Neelay Patel

Neelay Patel

Director of TV, Radio & Music at the BBC
Roger Chabra

Roger Chabra

CIO of TribalScale
Sheetal Jaitly

Sheetal Jaitly

CEO and Founder at TribalScale

 

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Hosted by Fraser Matthews - Regional Director at TribalScale

2:00 – 2:30pm: Arrival and Registration
Arrive, collect name tags, and network

2:30 – 2:50pm: Welcome from TribalScale
With Sheetal Jaitly

2:50 – 3:15pm: Keynote
With H.E. Marcy Grossman
H.E. Marcy Grossman discusses the Canadian technology and innovation ecosystem, and the ways in which Canada is exporting technology, development, and artificial intelligence talent.

3:15 – 4:00pm: Digital Transformation and Innovation Panel
With Anshul Srivastav, Peri Ozdemir, Rita Makhoul, and Neelay Patel. Moderated by Theresa Smith.
Disruption is taken as a given and the world is seeing more valuable, niche solutions for both consumers and corporations. In response, organizations in all verticals are striving towards digital and are looking to innovate with speed and agility. This panel brings together industry leaders and digital experts to discuss the how-tos and the effects of digital transformation on innovation.

4:00 – 4:15pm: TKS Presentation
A presentation from The Knowledge Society

4:15 – 4:45pm: AI Talk
With Karthik Ramakrishnan
Karthik Ramakrishnan presents his insights from helping enterprise clients launch their AI transformations. Uncover the strategies and tools to identify and define a use-case for AI.

4:45 – 5:15pm: TribalScale Venture Studios, Cohort 1 Highlights, Introducing MESH
With Roger Chabra
TribalScale’s Venture Studios is the new model for corporate innovation labs. It is a model predicated on partnership, and a model that leverages innovation from both inside and outside of an enterprise. In this session, Venture Studios showcases disruptive and successful startups in the Automotive and Financial Services verticals.

5:15 – 6:00pm: Global Incubator and Accelerator Panel
With Mark Chahwan, Karin Gabriel, Mirna Sleiman, and Roger Chabra
Leaders in all industries are confronted with the need to continuously drive and accelerate innovation. Many are turning towards incubators and accelerators, some are looking internally, while others outsource. In this session, learn from the executives and innovators that are shifting from reactive to proactive, anticipating rather than solving, and walk away with invaluable insights.

6:00 – 6:15pm: TKS Presentation
A presentation from The Knowledge Society

6:15pm: Reception


WHAT'S SPECIAL ABOUT TAKEOVER DUBAI?

SHERATON GRAND HOTEL, DUBAI

3 Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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