GCC BDI 6th Chairman Summit 2018 in collaboration ...

GCC BDI 6th Chairman Summit 2018 in collaboration with Elm

GCC Board Directors Institute

Chairman Summit

“Digital Disruption And The 4th Industrial Revolution”

26 November, 2018

Al Faisaliah Hotel,

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia



Guest of Honour And Speaker

H.E. Eng. Abdullah A. Alswaha

Minister of Communication And Infomation Technology

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Other Speakers Confirmed to Date:


Provisional Programme

08:00     Registration, refreshments and networking

09:15     Welcome and key note address       

10:00     Panel 1 : What is happening in digital transformation – the latest trends

  • What are the realities and what are the fads
  • The threats and opportunities and the biggest digital priorities
  • Converting Digital Disruption Into Competitive Advantage
  • The Next Stage of Digital Transformation

11:30     Refreshments and networking break                 

12:15     Panel 2 : The board’s role in shaping digital transformation

  • The economic essentials of digital strategy
  • Strategy in the digital age
  • How can board directors ensure that their companies are poised to take advantage of the opportunities offered by new technology and business models, whilst also containing risk and retaining relevance? In such as setting, how can board directors add value to the company’s decision making?
  • Does digital disruption demand new skills in the boardroom

13:30     Lunch, networking and prayer break      

14:30     Breakout Sessions

  • Cyber Security and the Board; IT Governance – the latest trends
  • Blockchain – the next IT revolution?
  • Want to learn more about AI? Automation and AI For Business Transformation

15:30     Close


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