Agenda

Day 1

10 October 2021

08:30 - 09:20   Opening Ceremony


Opening speech by H.E. Eng. Essam Bin Abdulla Khalaf, Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning

Welcome Note Towards Smart City - H.E Mr. Jérôme CAUCHARD, Ambassador o France

Welcome Note - Haoliang XuUN - Assistant Secretary GeneralAssistant Administrator and Director of the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support United Nations Development Programme

Keynote Address Strategic Sponsor - Amin Alarrayed – CEO Edamah

Keynote Address Diamond Sponsor Hesham Mustafa – CBO stc Bahrain

Keynote Address Platinum Sponsor - Eng. Ahmed Al Ammadi – CEO Diyar Al Muharraq

Keynote Address Platinum Sponsor- Luis de la Campa, Director, Urbaser Middle East

Keynote Address Digital Transformation Partner - Deniz Kilyar, Chief Operating Officer MENA-N, SAP




10:05 - 10:15  Bahrain Smart Cities Summit Awards Ceremony


Announcing the Awards winners




09:20 - 10:05 Official Opening of the Bahrain Smart Cities Exhibition 2021


Official Opening of the Bahrain Smart Cities Exhibition 2021




11:00 -11:15 Coffee & Networking Break





11:15- 12:00 Smart Real Estate Panel Discussion


Panelist – Ahmed Al Ammadi – CEO – Diyar Al Muharraq

Panelist – Hesham Mustafa – CBO – stc Bahrain

Panelist - Clark Davies – CDO – Edamah

Moderator – Paula Boast ( Partner -Charles Russell Speechlys)




12:00 - 12:30 Prayer and Networking Break





13:10 - 13:50 Waste Management Panel Discussion


Panelist – Lamya Tolefat - Acting Director of Household Waste Management , Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning

Panelist - Bob Doig, Advisor - Urban Development , Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning

Husain Shehab, Senior Environment Engineer, Household Waste Management, Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning

Panelist – Jose Maria Zapatero – Deputy GM - Urbaser Moderator - Dr. Lulwa AlMutlaqMember of Capital Municipal Council




14:10 - 14:25 Networking Break


Networking and coffee break




12:35 - 13:10 Tomorrow's World Panel Discussion


Panelist – Mr. Stefan Haertelt, BlackBelt Customer & Industry Value Advisory, SAP

Panelist - Jack Jmaev , CEO , Varilux Inc.

Moderator - Abdulla Al Hamed, Chairman , Bahrain Internet Society




13:55 - 14:10 Community Partnership for Environmental Monitoring


Presentation Eng A.Aziz Al Wadi, Head of Monitoring & Inspection – Northern Municipality




15:00 - 15:30 Lunch & Networking


Lunch and networking




14:30 - 15:00 The City: a central node to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals


Presentation Gonzalo Pizarro - UNDP’s Regional Adviser on SDG Integration for the Arab States region





Day 2

11 October 2021

09:00 - 09:50 Opportunities for Smart Cities during and after Covid 19


Panelist - Donia Sarhan, Director, Change Management & Business Process Reengineering , Information & eGovernment Authority

Panelist – Dr. Abdulla Y. Al-Hawaj, the Founding President of Ahlia University

Panelist - Rashed Al Snan, Vice Chairman, Technology Committee, Bahrain Chamber of Commerce Moderator – Stefano Pettinato, UNDP Resident Representative




11:15 - 11:45 Sustainable Energy Outlook


Presentation & Discussion Alex MacLeod , Projects Director, Mott MacDonald Moderator - Jodie Martyndale-Howard- Associate, Charles Russell Speechlys




10:30- 10:45 Coffee & Networking break


Coffee and networking break




12:20 - 13:30 Smart Cities Initiatives in the Kingdom of Bahrain


Series of Presentations

Integrated Traffic System – Sawsan Mandeel, Roads Planning & Design (RPDD), Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning

Enterprise Asset Management System - Suha Lori - Acting Chief, Information System Development Section, Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning

Smart Public Utilities – Hussain Al Saffar , Head of Gardens & Parks Dept. Northern Municipality

Moderator - Eng. Mohamed Al Khozai, Vice Chairman, Bahrain Society of Engineers




11:45- 12:15 Prayer & Networking Break





09:55 - 10:25 The Story of Be Aware


Panel Discussion Abdulla Ali Al Jowder, Director, eService and Channel Development, Information &eGovernment Authority

Moderator - Dr. Abdulhassan Al Dairi, Chariman, Bahrain SME’S Society




10:45 - 11:15  Smart Police, Safe Kingdom


Presentation

Smart Police, Safe Kingdom - Ahmed Bukhowa, Director Information Systems, Ministry of Interior




13:30 - 14:00  Reserved


Details to be announced




14:15 - 14:30 Closing Remarks & Recommendations





14:30 - 15:30 Lunch & Networking






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