12 - 14 November, 2018
United Arab Emirates

Full Programme

08:00   Registration and refreshments

08:30   Welcome and Introduction

08:40   Intelligent Automation (IA) introduction

  • This session will introduce new Intelligent Automation technologies such as Robotic Process Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Chat bot and Blockchain. It will highlight how these new IA technologies have changed the work place so far and how it will evolve in the future. Following topics to be covered in this session - What is Intelligent Automation - The need for Intelligent Automation - Benefits of Intelligent Automation

    Presented by: Khurram Siddiqui, Partner, Global FAAS Robotics Leader, MENA FAAS Digital Leader, EY

09:00   Robotic Process Automation – Detail MENA Use Cases

  • What opportunities does the Robotic Process Automation present, and why are organizations choosing them to reduce cost, facilitate better service, faster growth and to react more quickly to market opportunities? Hear how RPA can increase both the job satisfaction of human workers and transform the way that enterprises deliver value.
  • Following topics to be covered in this session 
    - What is Robotic Process Automation (RPA) 
    - Benefits of RPA 
    - RPA use cases how it has helped the organization in reducing the cost, improve productivity and allowed employee to focus on more value added activities

    Presented by: Khurram Siddiqui, Partner, Global FAAS Robotics Leader, MENA FAAS Digital Leader, EY


10:00   Speed networking break

10:15   How to go about RPA implementation

  • Maximize the capability and adaptability of RPA for your business Transformation
  • Following topics to be covered in this session 
    - How to prepare RPA business case 
    - Roadmap for RPA implementation 
    - How to select best fit process for automation 
    - How to turn RPA program into an RPA business transformation 
    - RPA products and selection 
    - The need for RPA center of Excellence (CoE) 
    - How to handle change management during RPA implementation 
    - How to leverage other Intelligent Automation tools such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, OCR and Chat Bot to derive maximize business benefits 
    - Q& A

    Presented by:
    Satish Yadav, Director, EY
    Bilal Irshad, Senior Manager, EY MENA FAAS Digital


11:00   Blockchain and 4th Industrial revolution

  • Understand the Blockchain technology and how it will result in Industrial revolution.
  • Following topics to be covered in this session 
    - What is Blockchain and hot it will transform the business world 
    - Difference between Bitcoin/Cryptocurrency and Blockchain 
    - Q&A

    Presented by: Khurram Siddiqui, Partner, Global FAAS Robotics Leader, MENA FAAS Digital Leader, EY


12:00   Networking break

12:15   Use Cases of Blockchain and how to go about Blockchain implementation

  • Following topics to be covered in this session
    - Blockchain use cases
    - Use and importance of PoCs
    - How to prepare Blockchain business case
    - How to turn Blockchain program into a business transformation project 
    - Q&A and next steps

    Presented by:
    Khurram Siddiqui, Partner, Global FAAS Robotics Leader, MENA FAAS Digital Leader, EY
    Satish Yadav, Director, EY


13:00   End of day