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Under the endorsement of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship, the 2nd Digital Transformation Jordan Conference was successfully hosted in Amman and received great acclaim from the participants. Building on the productive discussions and technical sessions presented by senior government decision makers, digitalisation experts, and leading international technology consultants, the 3rd Digital Transformation Jordan will be held on 6-7 March 2023 in The Ritz-Carlton Hotel & Residences, Amman, Jordan.
The Conference is an annual meeting point for Jordan’s key public officials, industry leaders, national and international digitalization decision makers to meet and share their experience and knowledge and drive the digital transformation forward.
The next edition will focus on the integration of advanced and emerging technologies in Jordan, including artificial intelligence, advanced analytics, blockchain and the key role of cyber security in ensuring a successful digitalization in the country. The Conference will also highlight the importance of machine learning and automation adoption in digital services.
Join us in the 2023 edition to meet and hear directly from over 400 key senior government officials, digitalisation leaders, project owners and emerging technologies experts and discuss with your local and international peers the future of digital transformation and the global trends.
Day One – 6th March 2023
08:00 Registration and refreshments
09:00 Great Minds opening remarks
09:05 Chairman opening remarks
09:15 Opening Keynote by the Ministry of Digital Economy and EntrepreneurshipPanel discussion – Overview of the digital transformation impact in Jordan
10:15 Industry session
10:30 Presentation – Electronic signatures and the new updates of Sanad application
10:45 Industry session
11:00 Coffee break and networking11:30 Fireside chat – Introduction of 5G services in Jordan
11:45 Industry sessionThis session will highlight latest technologies in the digital transformation sector. The session consists of a 15-minute presentation from an expert in the industry who will provide insights and case studies on the successful application of a variety of advanced and innovative technologies
12:00 Presentation: Smart technology application in roads and transportation sector – United Arab Emirates experience
12:15 Presentation: E-payment knowledge management and business analyticsMaha Bahou, CEO of Jordan Payments and Clearing Company (JoPACC)
12:45 Industry sessionThis session will highlight latest technologies in the digital transformation sector. The session consists of a 15-minute presentation from an expert in the industry who will provide insights and case studies on the successful application of a variety of advanced and innovative technologies
13:00 Digital Transformation in Energy Sector throughout Smart Systems DeploymentGhaith Khzai, RE & Smart Systems Expert, Jordanian Engineers Association
13:15 Panel discussion – Bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading and regulationsIdentifying the impact of the cryptocurrencies on the global economyHow does cryptocurrency enable greater flexibility and innovation?Discussing the policies and regulations that will determine the future direction of cryptocurrencies in JordanIdentifying and overcoming key challenges of cryptocurrency adoption14:00 Chairman’s closing remarks and networking lunch
15:30 – 16:30 Workshop A “Driving the Value of Industry 4.0 projects through innovative contracting and hybrid project management” Objectives:Understanding the unique nature of Industry 4.o ProjectsBuilding a right ecosystem that can generate the right value out of such projectsIntroducing Innovative contracts as a change catalyst for Digital TransformationAligning the right project methodology for the digital transformation programsEng. Mohammad Shalan, VP of digital transformation at Project Management Institute (PMI)- Saudi Chapter, Saudi Arabia
Day Two – 7th March 2023
08:30 Registration and refreshments
09:30 Chairman opening remarks
09:40 Panelists:Prof. Mohammad Alnabhan, Professor of computer science at Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT) in Amman, JordanProf. Samir El-Masri, Founder & President of Arab Society for Digital Transformation, Professor of Digital Technologies, United Arab Emirates
10:40 Presentation: What does the Metaverse mean for the government and public sector?Mohammad J Sear, Digital Government & Public Sector Consulting Leader, Middle East and Africa (MENA), EY
10:55 Panel discussion: Overview on managing and using cloud services in JordanDiscussing the cloud services applications in the government entitiesStructuring procedures to develop the cloud in JordanReviewing the best practices of regulating cloud services
11:25 Coffee and networking break
11:50 Presentation: Overview on the personal data protection in JoranEng. Tawfiq Abu Baker, Director Policies & Strategies, Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship
12:05 Industry sessionThis session will highlight latest technologies in the digital transformation sector. The session consists of a 15-minute presentation from an expert in the industry who will provide insights and case studies on the successful application of a variety of advanced and innovative technologies
12:20 Panel discussion – Best practices and solutions to reach full data and system protection and prevent cyber security threatsUtilizing latest technologies to address emerging digital threats and data breachEnhancing information security management systems and security governance strategiesImplementing an integrated risk assessment tool to address all types of security and compliance hazardsModerator:Shadi Aljawarneh, Professor of Data and Security, Jordan University of Science and TechnologyPanelists:Bassam Al-Maharmeh, President, National Cyber Security Center (NCSC)Ra’fat Abu-Afifeh, Chief Information Security Officer, Jordan Islamic BankRiyad Jazmawi, Head of Information Security INVESTBANK, Jordan
13:00 The role and contribution of statistical centers during the COVID-19 by leveraging big data and non-traditional data Ahlam Alrousan, Director of the Electronic Transformation and Information Technology Directorate, Jordanian Department of Statistics, Jordan
13:15 Closing panel discussion – Industry 4.0. (IoT): Business value and applications Identifying the industries that can benefit from the IoT and its effect on the daily lifeDiscussing best ways to implement IoT applications in different businessesHow can IoT improve our quality of life?
14:00 Chairman’s closing remarks, networking lunch and end of conference