16 - 17 April, 2019

Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri

Chief Executive Officer
Maqta Gateway

3:50 PM TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE: Monitise data: How to use big data to forecast optimal port usage?

In the present market, endless consumer data is being analysed to predict trends and facilitate AI. The massive amount of cargo throughput also results in data that can be used to project ideal port conditions. Have you joined the big data band wagon yet?

  • How to use data to prepare for challenges caused by environmental factors
  • Use of data analytics to improve port productivity
  • Improve your CAPEX forecast on the basis of historic data
  • AI dependency on big data: Knowledge empowers intelligence?

10:35 AM TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE: Moving the needle on port operations with blockchain: Capitalise on blockchain to enhance port security, supply chain & process management.

The features of blockchain enable it to be one of the top data collection and protection modules, all the while, enhancing lean processing and supply chain; can this implementation skyrocket your core functioning?

  • Using of blockchain to strengthen port security
  • Blockchain technology as a verification tool - how to reduce fraudulent claim on cargo.
  • Reducing redundancy while maintaining the reliability of port processes.

10:10 AM EXECUTIVE THINK TANK: TAKING BIG DATA TO THE NEXT LEVEL- How can cities better utilise big data to improve smart services and understand the needs of citizens and visitors?

The global big data market is expected to reach USD 123.2 billion by 2025* (Source, Grand View Research, Inc.) By 2020, we will create approximately 44 trillion gigabytes of data each year. From placing millions of sensor across cities to implementing open data initiatives, cities are increasing efforts to transform urban data into smart cities information. The key challenge cities are faced with when it comes to big data is how to make sense of it.

  • The edge VS the cloud
  • Defining edge computing opportunity
  • Innovative tools that cities can use to make sense of big data toimpact change?
  • How cities can use AI to make data driven decisions for their residents?
  • How can we empower citizens to leverage open data to resolve key city urban challenges

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Noura.

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