12-13 Nov 2017


Metropolitan Hotel Dubai, UAE

Keynote Speakers

40+ Professional Speakers


Smart Cities Expo World Forum combines the power of collocated conference with state-of-the-art expo floor in order to educate people towards smart cities and urban planning technologies, strive for innovation, promote business and connect thousands of attendees from around the globe. We aim to provide a platform where public business managers, directors, urban administrators, international  authorities responsible for developing urban policies can offer their services for the development of smart cities. The conference program covers Smart City Vertical Applications such as Smart Grid, Smart Transportation, Smart Health, Smart Building Management Systems, Enterprise IoT, Fog computing, Big Data Analytics and Smart Governance.

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Conference Topics

Conference Schedule / Smart Cities Expo World Forum 2017, Dubai

Day 1 – Keynote I

Ethem Eldem, Senior Director/Digital Payments & ecommerce Solutions,Etisalat, UAE

Keynote I: Dubai’s Smart City vision enabling Payment of Things; Etisalat Digital Perspective how Fintech has been shaped by UAE

Day 1 – Keynote II

Jawad Abbassi, Head of MENA, GSMA, United Arab Emirates

Keynote II: Importance of the mobile eco system as a foundation and an integral part of smart cities

Panel Discussion

Connected Technology as the Gateway to Improved Health Services

  • How to innovate healthcare in smart cities
  • Targeted health, well-being & social care services using citizen owned-devices
  • Using

Keynote IV

Fadi Shanaah, Regional Director Business Development, MEA – Smart City & Healthcare, Orange Business Services, United Arab Emirates

Keynote IV: Case Studies of Smart Health Services

Keynote V

Simone Vernacchia, Senior Digital & Technology Consulting Director, PwC, UAE

Smarter Solutions for a better tomorrow

Keynote VI

Ammar Sabbagh, Head of Business Development – Technology & IOT solutions, Ericsson, UAE

IOT monetization in Smart city

Keynote VII

Dr. Seppe Verheyen, Research Fellow at the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), United Arab Emirates

Smart City, Smart Diplomacy

Keynote VIII

Samir Abdullah, Director – Managed Services Solution Architecture, du Telecom, UAE

How regulation hastening IoT and Big Data adoption

Keynote IX

Terry L. Smith, President & CEO, Commercial Real Estate Financing, Inc., Green Energy Equity Infusion & Grant Funding, USA

On Sight Due Diligence and State-of-the-Art Infrastructure

Keynote X

Dr. Oualid Ali, Smart Cities Expert, President, FutureCitiesCouncil, Oman

The role of Big Data and Analytics for smart cities

Day 01 – Keynote XI

Dr. Usman Zafar, Founder & CEO, DUC International Consulting, United Arab Emirates

An Overview of E-Government and Smart Governance Projects Worldwide

Keynote XII

Dr. Hafiz Yasar Lateef, Founder & CEO, Smart Cities Expo World Forum (SCEWF), Australia

Addressing Blockchain’s Key Security Concerns

Day 02 – Keynote II

How Fog Computing & Big Data Analytics can Pave the Way for Building Future Smart Cities

Day – 02 Keynote III

Big Data VS Privacy – Maintaining the Balance Between Profit and Confidentiality

Day 02 – Workshop

Innovative Cyber Security and Privacy for Internet of Things: Strategies, Technologies, and Implementations


Day 02 – Keynote VI

How Cyber Security is laying the Groundwork for Tomorrows Smart Cities.

Day 02 Keynote VII

Why IoT will be Center Stage in Digital Health Revolution

Day 02 Keynote VIII

How to Fund and Sustain Smart City Projects and Infrastructure?

List of Past Exhibitors, Sponsors & Participating Companies in SCEWF

List of Exhibitors, Sponsors & Participating Companies in SCEWF 2017, Dubai

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Smart Workshops

Critical Design Thinking of Smart Cities Applications


Innovative Cyber Security and Privacy for Internet of Things: Strategies, Technologies, and Implementations


Workshop on Interoperability, Integration, and Interconnection of Internet of Things Systems


Workshop on Smart Health & Wellness: The Emerging Models


Workshop on The Role of BlockChain in designing Smart Cities Vertical Applications


Workshop on Smart Building Management through Augmented Reality


Smart Utilities Workshop


Smart Cities Expo World Forum Upcoming Events

Date: from 12th -13th Nov 2017 Venue: Metropolitan Hotel Dubai, UAE.  View Details

Date: 19th -20st Feb 2018 Venue: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Center, Australia.

Date: 7th -8th May 2018 Venue: Toronto Congress Center, Canada. View Details

Date: 15th – 16th May 2018 Venue: ExCel London, UK.

Date: 23rd – 24th Aug 2018 Venue: Sydney, Australia.

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