SAS | The Power to Know



Topic & Speaker

 8am onwards
Registrations Open
18.35am - 8.45am

Welcome Address

Shukri Dabaghi
Regional Director, Middle East and Francophone Africa, SAS

8.45am - 9.30 am

A Non-Geek’s Big Data Cheat Sheet: Five Things You Need to Know

Ms. Tamara Dull
Director of Emerging Technologies, SAS

9.30am - 10.00 am

Statistics for data driven policy – an innovative approach 

Ms. Badria Abdulla Obaid
Executive Director, Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi

10.00am - 10.30am

Sports Data Analysis and its Importance for Government Policy Decisions

His Excellency Aref Al Awani
Secretary General , Abu Dhabi Sports Council

10.30am - 11.00am

Harnessing the Wealth of Global Trade Data to Drive Strategic Decision Making

Saptarshi Bandopadhyay
Head-Business Planning, Dubai Ports World (DP World)

 11.00am - 11.15amCOFFEE BREAK
11:15am - 11:45am

Data is the New Oil, Exploring the Concept in Healthcare

Dr. Omar Najm
Senior Advisor, Health Authority Abu Dhabi

11.45am - 12.15pm

Visualizing a Sustainable Environment for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

Yasser Ramadan Othman
Section Head - Environment Information Management, Environment Agency Abu Dhabi

812.15pm - 12.30pmPRAYER BREAK
912.30pm - 1.00pm

Best Practices in Setting up a Big Data Team: FDC Story

Mohamed Al Madhaani
Director - Information Technology , Federal Demographic Council

1.00pm - 1.45pm

The Role of Analytics in Evidence Based Decision Making

Dr Steve Bennett
Advisor Government Analytics, SAS

1.45pm - 2.00pm

Closing Remarks

Marcel Yammine
General Manager - Gulf & Emerging Markets, SAS

 2.00pm onwardsLunch

Upon registration, you will be sent a confirmation email of participation, with an option to add the event to your calendar.


Event Details

Monday, 2 May 2016

8:00 am to 2:00 pm

The Ritz Carlton Grand Canal, Abu Dhabi
(view location map)



Please contact:

Abdelrahman Muneer

Anup Namboodiri

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