Schedule

DAY 1 | 14 MARCH 2022, MONDAY

09:00 – 15:00
 09:00 – 10:00
REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE

10:05 – 10:10
OPENING NOTE BY THE CHAIRPERSON
 
Eng. Abdullah Bairy – CISO – United Cooperative Assurance – KSA

10:10 – 10:15
WELCOME ADDRESS BY SPONSOR
 
MOHAMED AIDAROOS – AlyamTech – KSA
 

10:15 – 10:35
REAL WORLD CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS FOR CITIZEN BIOMETRIC PROGRAMS – By HID Global & AlyamTech
 
Sujan Parthasaradhi – Director of Biometric Applications, India Subcontinent & ME – HID Global – India

10:35 – 11:10
PANEL DISCUSSION: THE FUTURE OF IDENTITY IN BANKING
  • Outdated PIN codes and passwords – The rise of biometric technology in banking
  • What steps Banks need to take to ensure customer transaction security and identification verification
  • A fast, frictionless and secure customer experience – What is the new normal post Covid?

Eng. Abdullah Bairy – CISO- United Cooperative Assurance – KSA –
Dr. Ahmed Darwish – Head of Digital Delivery – Bank AlBilad – KSA
Basil Macklai – Head of Middle East – IDnow – UAE
Amna AL-Balushi – CISO – Bank Nizwa – Oman


11:10 – 11:40
NETWORKING BREAK

11:40 – 12:00
THE BASICS OF FORENSIC BIOMETRICS
  • Biometric authentication with finger print and facial biometrics
  • Mobile based biometrics- Reshaping biometric applications in various sectors
  • How to achieve user friendly biometric privacy policy using mobile based biometrics

Dr. Saad Alqahtany – Assistant Professor of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics – Islamic University of Madinah – KSA


12:00 – 12:45

PANEL DISCUSSION | THE GROWING ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE WORLD OF PUBLIC SECURITY & LAW ENFORCEMENT

  • How Biometrics are driving efficiency in modern policing
  • Impact of Mobile Biometrics – A game changing powerful tool for field operations
  • Biometrics in law enforcement go multimodal for superior recognition and identification

Simon Newman – Head of Cyber and Business Services – Police Crime Prevention Initiatives – UK
Dr. Duaa Abaoud – AI Consultant And IT Risk Management Director
Ahmad Altarawneh – Senior Strategic Consultant/ Digital Transformation- Dubai Police General HQ – UAE
Dr. Saad Alqahtany – Assistant Professor of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics – Islamic University of Madinah – KSA


12:45 – 13:05
PROTECTING CITIZEN’S DIGITAL IDENTITY AND PRIVACY IN A HYPER-CONNECTED WORLD
  • Practical ways of tackling privacy challenges, principles and requirements
  • How privacy can be guaranteed in a hyper-connected, mobile economy and digital world
  • Importance of ePrivacy Regulations to improve online security, privacy and inclusion

Ahmad Altarawneh – Senior Strategic Consultant/ Digital Transformation- Dubai Police General HQ – UAE


13:05 – 13:50
PANEL DISCUSSION: THE BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF PASSWORDLESS AUTHENTICATION
  • Why use passwordless authentication?
  • Can improved supply chain security and greater workforce productivity be achieved?
  • How can businesses achieve passwordless authentication?

Mohammad Khatib – Director of IT – Arab Petroleum Investments – KSA
Anthony Samir Fouad – Head of Cybersecurity – Ministry of Health – Egypt
Ali Abdulla Hassan – Head of IT – Ministry of Oil – Bahrain
Abdullah Marghalany – Cyber Security Chief Officer – MoH directorate – KSA


13:50 – 14:00
CLOSING REMARKS BY THE CHAIRPERSON AND END OF DAY ONE

14:00 – 15:00
NETWORKING LUNCHEON
DAY 2 | 15 MARCH 2022, TUESDAY

09:00 – 15:00
 09:00 – 10:00
REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE

10:00 – 10:05
OPENING NOTE BY THE CHAIRPERSON
 
Eng. Abdullah Bairy

10:05 – 10:25
THE ROLE OF CONTACTLESS BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION IN VIRUS CONTAINMENT
  • Face recognition as an option to create a touchless, more hygienic experience, even with face masks on!
  • Voice biometrics to verify users – a potential choice for authentication of user with the help of voice inflection, liveness detection and word choice
  • Iris scan for contactless authentication – The future of contactless biometric authentication

Dr. Mustafa Hasan Qurban – CIO & Director ICT – King Fahd Military Medical Complex – KSA


10:25 – 10:45
“UNIFIED DIGITAL IDENTITY
 
Omar Atta – CEO – Gulf Data International – UAE

10:45 – 11:30
PANEL DISCUSSION: YOUR NEXT WALLET IS YOU – FUTURE OF DIGITAL PAYMENTS
  • The changing landscape of payment authentication
  • Digital payment through biometric identification for a cash-free world
  • How biometric technology is enhancing the ease and security of digital payments

Younes AlMogerah – Information technology & Digitalization Planning and Management –
Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority – KSA –
Mohamed Roushdy – Senior Consultant – IFC – UAE
Catharina Eklof– CCO – IDEX Biometrics


11:30 – 11:50
NAVIGATING A SUCCESSFUL IAM CLOUD MIGRATION
  • The trends and customer challenges in identity & access management
  • When is the right time to move IAM to the Cloud?
  • Deployment KPIs and best practices for migrating IAM management tools

Dr. Tim Nedyalkov – CISO – Commonwealth Bank of Australia


11:50 – 12:20
NETWORKING BREAK

12:20 – 12:40

THE FUTURE OF SEAMLESS PAYMENTS

  • How biometrics brings peace of mind to the customer payment journey

Cyril Ghanem– SVP Sales EMEA – IDEX Biometrics


12:40 – 13:25

PANEL DISCUSSION | AUTHENTICATION AND CONVENIENCE CHALLENGES OF THE RETAIL INDUSTRY

  • How do I keep my e-commerce applications secure and open for business?
  • Successful ways of implementing digital transformation initiatives without sacrificing security or customer experience
  • What are the effective authentication mechanisms for consumer-based web sites and mobile applications

Saaim Aslam – Director -IT – Seera Group – UAE
Bharathi Masilamani – CTO – Namshi – UAE
Amit Yadav – Head Omnichaneel Marketing – Kashkha – UAE
Sanjeev Madavi – Group Chief Digital Transformation Officer – Khimji Ramdas LLC – Oman


13:25 – 13:45

GUIDE TO STRONG IDENTITY ACCESS CONTROL FOR HEALTHCARE

  • Improved safety and privacy for patients – Enhancing Healthcare services with biometrics authentication
  • What steps can healthcare providers take to elevate clinical standards, Keeping staff and patients safe and combat fraud
  • Is biometrics the answer to outdated patient identification systems?

Shuvankar Pramanick – Dy CIO – Manipal Health Enterprise Pvt. Ltd – India


13:45 – 14:00
CLOSING REMARKS BY THE CHAIRPERSON AND END OF DAY TWO

14:00 – 15:30
NETWORKING LUNCHEON

*This is a draft agenda. Timings are subject to change*