Oman Industrial Revolution 4.0 Summit Brings Together Leaders and Experts for Exploration of Disruptive Technologies Shaping Our Future
Higher College of Technology in collaboration with the Persontyle UK, SFTS, Oman Blockchain Club, and DSME Foundation announced Oman Industrial Revolution 4.0 Summit to be held on 08 of July 2018 in Muscat.
With unprecedented opportunities that emerging technologies present for the future potential of Oman, its economy and people, Oman Industrial Revolution 4.0 Summit is a platform that brings together the region’s top leaders, business decision makers and technology innovators for a strategic discussion on how to effectively harness the power of emerging technologies to drive sustainable growth.
Summit will address the theme of talent and technologies that enable the Industrial Revolution 4.0, covering the following topics:
- Industrial Revolution 4.0 and Smart Cities of Future
- Transforming Industries using Data, Artificial Intelligence, IIoT and Digital Twins
- Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies Transforming Governments, Cities and Industries
- Artificial Intelligence is the Brain of IR4 – Applications, Examples and Best Practices of AI
- Data Intelligence for Digital Transformation
“Previous industrial revolutions made mass production possible and brought digital capabilities to billions of people. This 4th Industrial Revolution is, however, fundamentally different. It is characterized by a range of new technologies that are fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds, impacting all disciplines, economies and industries, and even challenging ideas about what it means to be human,”
– said Mr. Ahmed Kashoob, Founder of the Specialist for Technical Foundation & Services (SFTS) Oman
“IR4.0 promises to generate a new wave of technological innovation that is set to permanently redefine the current digital landscape. AI, Robotics, Blockchain, IoT and other emerging technologies, like Smart Manufacturing and Digital Twins, are changing industries ranging from manufacturing to telecom to financial services. Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies can be applied to reduce costs, increase efficiency and open up a new era of economic growth and competitiveness. Oman IR4.0 Summit provides an opportunity to examine the impact of these technologies and implications for the future of industry and government”,
– added Mr. Ali Syed, Founder and Chief Scientist of Persontyle UK.
Summit participants will benefit from an opportunity to participate in inspiring sessions on AI, Blockchain, Industrial IoT and talent development, understand key steps in starting an IR4.0 journey, learn from case studies expanding on how disruptive technologies can help gain competitive advantage, identify opportunities to leverage innovation and future technologies to contribute to national economy and network with industry peers in an exclusive environment.
Among the list of Oman IR4.0 Summit speakers are renowned global technology experts and senior business leaders, distinguished officials and government representatives.
Keynote presentations will be delivered by Dr. Khalid Abdulaziz Ambusaidi, Dean of Higher College of Technology, Dr. Ali Al Shidhani, Director of Research Centers & ICT Research at the Research Council, Prof. Hadj Bourdoucen, Dean of the Engineering College at Sultan Qaboos University, Dr. Khalid M.W. Tahhan, CEO at Blockchain Solutions and Services, Mr. M. Jaffer Al-Khaboori, Director of Strategy and Transformation at Ooredoo Oman, Mr. Ali Syed, Founder and Chief Scientist at Persontyle UK and Ms. Victoria Zagorsky, Chief Insight Officer at Persontyle and Managing Director at Digital Sustainability Middle East Foundation.
The Oman IR4.0 Summit will take place at Higher College of Technology Auditorium.
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