‎‎‎ ‎ 8-9th May 2024 | Hilton Dubai‎‎‎ ‎ 
‎‎‎ ‎ Palm Jumeirah in Dubai‎‎‎ ‎ 

‎‎ ‎MEA‎‎ ‎

What’s this event all about?

Welcome! The Data Innovation Summit is the largest and the most influential annual Data and AI event, bringing together the most innovative minds, enterprise practitioners, technology providers, start-up innovators, and academics, working with Applied Data Innovation, Data Science, Big Data, ML, Applied AI, Generative AI, Data Management, Data Engineering, Architecture, Databases, and IoT, in one place to discuss ways to accelerate AI-Driven Transformation throughout companies, industries and public organizations and maximize value from data and AI in the age of applied and generative AI. Through our events in Stockholm, Dubai, Singapore, and Melbourne, and our media channel hyperight.com, we help organizations across the world navigate through the technology hype and find practical ways to accelerate their advanced analytical capabilities and stay competitive in the Digital and AI Economy.

Data Innovation Summit MEA is constructed so it equally addresses all the elements of data-driven and AI-innovative business: data, people, processes, and technology. The event is built to be both business and technical, practical and inspirational, realistic and futuristic, educational and exciting, regional and global, live and digital, general and niched, inspiring and influential. It showcases some of the best data-driven innovative projects, products, business ideas, and technologies, presented by some of the most advanced and innovative organizations in the world.

From Data to Value in the

Age of Applied and Generative AI

From Data to Value in the

Age of Applied and

Generative AI

m1 stage

Business &
Data Analytics

Strategy and technical presentations on how companies can enhance their analytics capabilities, maintaining a balance between control and agility across their adaptable enterprise platforms suited for various user personas, analytics capabilities, and data use cases.

m2 stage

Applied and Generative AI

Technical presentations on deploying, running, and scaling both Applied and Generative AI models in an Enterprise. Focus on Model Ops, foundational models, AI/ML governance, and AI life-cycle management. These sessions will also, explore MLOps techniques to enhance delivery time, minimize defects, and boost the productivity of machine learning initiatives.

m3 stage


Strategy and technical stage focusing on agile approaches to leveraging data as an enterprise asset and ways of collecting and distributing quality data to support a wide range of tools and frameworks in production, while protecting privacy, usage restrictions, and data integrity. Focus on Cloud Data Management, Data Governance, Data Mesh, Data Fabric, Data as a product, Data-Ops, Fast Data, Data Quality, and much more.


This year’s panels are going to focus on ways to maximize the ROI of advanced analytics initiatives by moving from the “wall of POC” and experimentation to industrialization. Human-Centered Data and AI Innovation and Ethics are two additional topics that will be covered on the panels. The duration of the panels is 45 minutes. The panelists come from both the public and private sectors, academia, as well as technology providers.


Over and over again delegates are asking for more networking time. In this edition, we are introducing new features that will increase the opportunity for you to meet and network with the delegates. We will start the conference with a 30-minute speed networking session and time to explore the venue setup. You will also have the opportunity to meet the exhibitors, find a coffee buddy, enjoy a night out with your peers and new contacts, and have a coffee with them.

The latest Demos in the
Expo Area

As technology is a great part of the topic area, it is natural that demonstrations of the latest technology advancements in the area should be part of the event features. On this year’s edition, we are bringing some of the leading technology and service providers in the area, some of them presenting their tools and services for the first time in the United Arab Emirates and the MEA region.


Several rooms for short workshops and master classes. The workshop is 100 minutes long and will provide training on various organizational, business, and technical topics. The rooms are at the same level as the venue and are limited to 23 people per crash-course session. The workshop access is limited to delegates who have purchased the add-on workshop feature. Certification of Attendance is provided to all participants that attend each individual workshop.

Who should attend?

If you are working with the following topics and you are interested in learning how to accelerate data and AI-Innovation in your organization then visiting Data Innovation Summit will offer you an insight into innovative solutions and radical ideas that are already proven to provide ROI in other innovative organizations.

If you are working with the following disciplines, then this is the must-attend event:

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Thanks to our Past Edition Speakers

Henrik Göthberg

Interim Global Insight & Data Backbone Owner, Scania Financial Services & Founding CEO
Scania & Dairdux

H.E. Mohammad Hassan

Executive Director – National Data and Statistic Sector
Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Center

Abel Aboh

Data Management Lead
Bank of England

Max Métral

Senior Analytics Manager

David Dadoun


Yaniv Naor

Director of Data Management and Data Governance Processes Company

Diego Galar

Luleå University of Technology

Seham Elbehissy

Product & Connected Services
Renault Africa Middle East Pacific

Mohamed Ashraf Ghazala

Head of Data Architecture & Analytics
Egyptian Bank

Imran Chowdhury

Global Data Protection Officer
Al Jazeera Media Network

Buket Begüm Kutsal

Senior Data Scientist
Turkish Airlines

Maryam Alkaabi

Data Scientist

Talal Mufti

Data Science Lead

Asmaa ElTaher

Data Scientist

Mousa Mohamed Al Raeisy

Director Of Technology Strategy & Governance
Road and Transport Authority

Fawad Memon

Director Advanced Analytics and Insights
Coca-Cola Export Corporation Dubai

Sara Al Zarooni

Director, Data Management & Compliance Affairs at the Dubai Data Establishment
Digital Dubai

Alexey Sidorov

Data Management Director, Chief Evangelist MEA

Niket Doshi

Senior Data Scientist
Emirates Airline

Essam Mohammed Albishi

Director of Data Management & Artificial Intelligence department
Saline Water Conversion Corporation SWCC

Phil Jones

Data Quality and Governance Manager
Marks & Spencer

Tom Codling

Manager, EMEA Sales Engineering

Brice Leporini

Sr. Solutions Engineer

Nezar Shalbak

Senior Solutions Engineer

Umut Şatir Gürbüz

Senior Sales Engineer

Ali Abusnina

Chief Data Scientist
Saudi Aramco

Prashant Tewari

Regional Sales Director – Middle East Turkey Africa (META)
Acceldata Middle East

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Applied and Generative AI Stage


Data Management and Engineering Stage

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Venue: Hilton Dubai

Beachfront resort in the heart of Jumeirah

Nestled in the heart of Jumeirah Beach Residence and close to Dubai attractions and malls, the hotel features a private beach with a wide range of fun activities including water sports, a kids club, and a games room. Twelve unique dining venues await to satisfy all your cravings. Let off some steam at the health club and embrace serenity at The Spa.

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