Keynotes

Abu Dhabi, 30 April 2024 - 1 May 2024

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Apr 309:30
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PANEL Building tomorrow’s rails today: a deep dive into the world of smart railway infrastructure

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Roberto Borghi, International Market Director, Italferr Spa
Holger Redecker, Chief Executive Officer, ECO - MAURER SPS GmbH
Bassam Mansour, Project Director, Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd
Ian Prosser, HM Chief Inspector of Railways and Director of Railway Safety, Office of Rail Regulation
DIGITAL RAILWAY THEATRE
Apr 309:30
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PANEL High-speed rail corridors: a blueprint for sustainable urban and rural development

High Speed Rail

HIGH SPEED RAIL THEATRE
Apr 3010:00
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PANEL Designing and implementing sustainable public transport systems

Smart Cities

Nahedh Alhubail, Director - Mobility, ROSHN l روشن
Asha Pawar, Manager Transportation, Masdar City
Pedro Moreira, Head of Transport Authority and Mobility Management Unit, Braga Municipality
Pedro Fernandez, Head of Department, City of Madrid
SMART CITIES THEATRE
Apr 3010:00
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PANEL Driving change: accelerating electric vehicle adoption for a sustainable future

Electric Vehicles

Moderator: Nicholas Watson, Chief Executive Officer, Udrive
Adam Ridgway, Chief Executive Officer, ONE MOTO
Marko Radzic, General Manager - Marketing, Al-Futtaim Electric Mobility Company
ELECTRIC VEHICLES THEATRE
Apr 3010:20
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Driving digital innovation to stay on track with passenger needs

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Ayman Ashour, Chief Executive Officer Siemens Mobility Turnkey MEA, Siemens Mobility Turnkey MEA
Apr 3010:40
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Improvement on structural bearings increasing their service life to 100 years while reducing the carbon footprint to meet future challenges

High Speed Rail

Apr 3010:50
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FIRESIDE CHAT Global perspectives in designing and implementing sustainable public transport infrastructure systems

Smart Cities

Moderator: Richard de Cani, Global Cities, Planning & Design Leader for Arup and Board Member for UKIMEA Region, Arup
Stephen Goldie, City Planning Advisor, Al Ain City Municipality
Vitor Pereira, Co-Founder & Director, Zoom Global Smart Cities Association
Will Plowman, Partner, Foster + Partners
Apr 3010:50
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INTERVIEW Charging forward: overcoming barriers to widespread EV adoption in the region

Electric Vehicles

Moderator: Hassan Zaheer, Chief Operating Officer, PTR
Lukas Sokol, Head, Sustainable Master Planning, Masdar City
Apr 3011:20
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PRESENTATION Accelerating the future: Lucid Group’s vision for sustainable mobility

Electric Vehicles

Faisal Sultan, Global Vice President & Managing Director Middle East, Lucid Motors
Apr 3011:30
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Ministers Keynote Opening

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Apr 3012:00
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CEO's KEYNOTE PANEL Captains of change: CEO insights on orchestrating the future of transport

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DIGITAL RAILWAY THEATRE
Apr 3012:00
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KEYNOTE ADDRESS

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Apr 3012:10
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KEYNOTE ADDRESS

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Apr 3012:40
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KEYNOTE EMOBILITY LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

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Moderator: Heiko Seitz, Global eMobility Leader, PwC
Faisal Sultan, Global Vice President & Managing Director Middle East, Lucid Motors
Soundouss Bouhia, Director of Finance and Policy, UAE Independent Climate Change Accelerators (UICCA)
Robert Ziegler, General Manager EMEA, Einride
Mohamed Khamlichi, Vice President Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure &H2, ADNOC Distribution
Apr 3013:20
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CEO's KEYNOTE PANEL Captains of change: CEO insights on orchestrating the future of transport

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Moderator: Sampo Hietanen, Chief Executive Officer, MaaS Global
Kris Brusselmans, Chief Executive Officer, Kanoo Logistics
ELECTRIC VEHICLES THEATRE
Apr 3014:00
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KEYNOTE INTERVIEW Revolutionizing transport ecosystems: the future of sustainable transportation in the Middle East

Keynotes

Apr 3014:30
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PANEL Accelerating beyond rails: pioneering high-speed synergy in multimodal transportation networks across the region

High Speed Rail

Andrea Giuricin, Chief Executive Officer, TRA Consulting
Muhammad Mustafa, Regional Director, Mobility & Planning, Egis
Gilan Elmaayergy, Commercial Deputy Director, orascom construction
Qazi Ahmad, Chief Engineer - Track Modernisation, Indian Railways
Michael Looby, Director, Ayesa
HIGH SPEED RAIL THEATRE
Apr 3014:30
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PANEL Fusing digital and rail: strategies for seamless integration and enhanced performance

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Moderator: Bassam Mansour, Project Director, Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd
Inmaculada Gutierrez, General Director - Renfe International Projects, RENFE
Robert Hanczor, CEO, Piper Networks
DIGITAL RAILWAY THEATRE
Apr 3015:10
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INTERVIEW AI-powered operations: integrating digital intelligence into rail services

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Apr 3015:30
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Building sustainable and resilient railway bridges and culverts with corrugated steel structures

High Speed Rail

Maciej Nowak, Distribution Development Director, Elite Road Supplies Co. - ECO
Apr 3015:30
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PANEL Empowering eMobility through collaboration between utilities, manufacturers, and government

Electric Vehicles

Moderator: Hassan Zaheer, Chief Operating Officer, PTR
Steve Severance, Director, Growth, Masdar City
Rakesh Nair, Managing Director of American Brands, Stellantis Middle East
Nicolas Soucaille, General Manager, Blacklane Middle East
Zain Peracha, Head of New Ventures, Emirates Transport
Shashi Shekhar Singh, Senior Vice President of Operations, Yango
Andro Valdes, Vice President Operations, Careem
ELECTRIC VEHICLES THEATRE
Apr 3015:30
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PANEL Optimizing multi-modal transport for cost, speed and sustainability

Smart Cities

Mahesh Mutnuru, Director of Logistics, talabat
Ahmad Altarawneh, Senior Digital Transformation Consultant, Dubai Police
Sami Amin, Senior Director of Operations, Careem
SMART CITIES THEATRE
Apr 3015:30
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PRESENTATION Data driven decision making: managing the challenges of tomorrow's railway

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Apr 3015:50
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PANEL High-speed harmonization: bridging the gap between conventional trains and maglev technology

High Speed Rail

HIGH SPEED RAIL THEATRE
Apr 3015:50
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PRESENTATION Transforming urban mobility: connected metrorail as a cyber-physical system in smart cities

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Apr 3015:50
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Transforming urban mobility: connected metrorail as a cyber-physical system in smart cities

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Apr 3015:50
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Transforming urban mobility: connected metrorail as a cyber-physical system in smart cities

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Apr 3016:10
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PANEL Rails unplugged: transforming rail communication with connectivity innovations

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Moderator: Bassam Mansour, Project Director, Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd
Carlos Vasquez, Head of Performance Management, Transport for London
Hamad Khalifa khalifa, Head of Telecom Division: Infrastructure Department, ICT Center, Abu Dhabi police
DIGITAL RAILWAY THEATRE
Apr 3016:20
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FIRESIDE CHAT Ticket to ride: exploring payment integration in multi-modal transport

Smart Cities

Moderator: Sarah Grippay, Account Manager, Startupbootcamp
Sampo Hietanen, Chief Executive Officer, MaaS Global
Apr 3016:20
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INTERVIEW Middle East eMobility outlook: all facts and figures for operators and investors

Electric Vehicles
Moderator: Heiko Seitz, Global eMobility Leader, PwC
Apr 3016:40
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PRESENTATION

Electric Vehicles
Joumana El Hosri, Board Member, EV Electra
Apr 3016:50
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Emerging technologies in rail: a glimpse into the future

High Speed Rail

Apr 3016:50
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PRESENTATION Reducing total cost of operations through technology

Smart Cities

Pali Tripathi, CEO, Taabi Mobility Limited
Apr 3017:10
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PANEL Electrifying mobility: accelerating the transition to electric fleets

Electric Vehicles

Moderator: Umer Khan, Chief Executive Officer, BEV Ready
Berk Berksoy, Fleet Solutions OEM & Retread Manager, Bridgestone
Sam Cabani, Head of French Brands, Stellantis Middle East
Mohammed Hamza, General Manager, Eurostar Rent A Car
Anuvrat Gaurav, Regional Country Director, SellAnyCar.com
ELECTRIC VEHICLES THEATRE
Apr 3017:10
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PRESENTATION Transforming urban logistics with Mappable technologies for efficient last mile delivery

Smart Cities

Sabina Mirza-Akhmedova, CEO, Mappable
Apr 3017:30
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PANEL Sustainable urban delivery amidst an E-commerce boom: pioneering last-mile mobility solutions

Smart Cities

Hamzeh Afaneh, Commercial PBU Director, Goodyear
Yazan Aburaqabeh, Director of Operations Middle East, Deliveroo
Kishore Babani, Director of Last Mile, InstaShop
SMART CITIES THEATRE
Apr 3018:00
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FIRESIDE CHAT Fleet management in the EV era: optimizing operations and costs

Electric Vehicles

Moderator: Umer Khan, Chief Executive Officer, BEV Ready
Nitin Sapre, Chief Executive Officer, Europcar Oman & Bahrain
Irina Albanese, Head of Innovation Middle East & Africa, DHL
Hashim Alfatayerji, Commercial Director, Sixt KSA
Apr 3018:10
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FIRESIDE CHAT Revolutionizing last-mile delivery: innovations in urban logistics

Smart Cities

Moderator: Theresa Nuong Doan, Program Manager, SEE Institute
Layth Mahdi, Senior Robotic Design Engineer, Dubai Future Foundation
Mariam Hammad, Head of Logistics, talabat

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May 19:30
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PANEL Greening the tracks: catalyzing a sustainable future for the rail industry

Sustainability

Moza Neimi, Director of Productivity and Demand, Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure
Sarah Prizada Usmani, Managing Director & Head of Sustainable, Assets & Project Finance, First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC
Ahmed Mesallam, Energy Efficiency Projects Manager, Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure
Humaid Al Kaabi, Director, Urban Planning | Planning & Infrastructure Sector, Department of Municipalities and Transport
DIGITAL RAILWAY THEATRE
May 19:30
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PANEL Unlocking supply chain potential: ports and multimodal integration for efficient logistics

Ports & Logistics

HIGH SPEED RAIL THEATRE
May 19:30
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PANEL Unlocking supply chain potential: ports and multimodal integration for efficient logistics

Ports & Logistics

Armandino Fombella Cuesta, SSTPC Vice Chairman, SSTPC- RENFE
David Gatward, Chief Engineering & Technical Services Officer, Engineering & Technical Services, AD Ports Group
PORTS & LOGISTICS THEATRE
May 110:00
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PANEL Plugging in: accelerating the deployment of robust EV charging networks

Electric Vehicles

Moderator: Sal Jafar, Chief Executive Officer, ESG MENA
Mohammed Al Taani, Secretary General Of The Arab Renewable Energy Commission, Arab Renewable Energy Commission
Managing Director – MENA Region Ahmed Elbermbali, Middle East Ambassador, CharIN
Lima Zhang, Business Development Manager, Powerpod
ELECTRIC VEHICLES THEATRE
May 110:00
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PANEL Unlocking the future of automated vehicles: seamless communication enabled by connected infrastructure for enhanced safety and efficiency

Mobility Innovation

Moderator: Gurpreet Singh, Founder & CEO, 3rd Eye Consulting LLC
Elena Abboud, Global Innovation Manager, Aramex
Dave George, Road Safety Specialist, Al Ain Municipality
Muneer Zuhdi, Head of Strategic Innovation Partnerships, Nokia Bell Labs
Gabriel Sallah, Autonomous vehicles lead global architect, Microsoft
SMART CITIES THEATRE
May 110:50
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INTERVIEW What will it take for EV Car sharing to flourish?

Electric Vehicles
Ali Hashemi, Chairman, ekar
May 111:10
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PRESENTATION Enabling a reliable and smart charging ecosystem in the Middle East

Electric Vehicles

Managing Director – MENA Region Ahmed Elbermbali, Middle East Ambassador, CharIN
May 111:30
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KEYNOTE PANEL Movers and shapers: shining a spotlight on the game-changers in modern mobility that are redefining how we move

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Moderator: Joumana El Hosri, Board Member, EV Electra
Pedro Fernandez, Head of Department, City of Madrid
Georges Aoude, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Derq
ELECTRIC VEHICLES THEATRE
May 111:30
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KEYNOTE PANEL Movers and shapers: shining a spotlight on the game-changers in modern transport systems that are redefining how we move

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DIGITAL RAILWAY THEATRE
May 113:30
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PRESENTATION Planning and designing for sustainable mobility in Gulf cities

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Billy Hughes, Senior Director, Khatib & Alami
May 114:10
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PANEL All on board the hydrogen express: navigating the future of rail transport

Sustainability

Moderator: Patrick Osei, CEO, BtoB Rail
Peter Mihm, Chief Executive Officer, Consultoria Ferroviaria
Shivaa Rajesh, ICT Manager, Confidential
Joo Hyun Ha, Senior Sustainability Advisor, UIC International Union of Railways
DIGITAL RAILWAY THEATRE
May 114:10
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PANEL Beyond borders: rail networks and strategic evolution of international trade

Ports & Logistics

Samer Kaissi, CEO Gulf, DHL Global Forwarding Middle East & Africa
Ghazi Khan, General Manager Supply Chain & Logistics, Pakistan Intermodal Ltd.
Lauri Helke, Managing Director, Fenniarail
PORTS & LOGISTICS THEATRE
May 114:50
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PANEL Urban air mobility: pioneering the future of city-centric aviation

Mobility Innovation

Fatma Almehairi, Vice President of UAE Sales, Etihad Airways
Sven Deckers, Director Strategic Planning, Dubai Airports Company
Mohammad Bin Shabib, Senior Analyst, Dubai Future Foundation
Kuljit Ghata-Aura, President, Middle East, Turkey & Africa, Boeing
Daniel Sloat, Founder & President, Advanced Air Mobility Institute
SMART CITIES THEATRE
May 114:50
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PRESENTATION

Electric Vehicles
Quin Garcia, Managing Director, Autotech Ventures
May 114:50
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PRESENTATION

Electric Vehicles

Quin Garcia, Managing Director, Autotech Ventures
May 115:10
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Logistical hubs, rail transport and strategic evolution of international trade

Ports & Logistics

Manuel Benard, Transport Sector Operations Coordinator, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
May 115:10
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PANEL The tech behind the heavyweights: electrifying commercial transportation for a sustainable future

Electric Vehicles

Maher Abu Alhaija, Solutions Director, DSV Global Transport and Logistics
Hallie Liao, General Manager, Kowloon Motor Bus Company
Sal Jafar, Chief Executive Officer, ESG MENA
ELECTRIC VEHICLES THEATRE
May 115:50
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FIRESIDE CHAT Powering progress: mining's role in propelling sustainable transportation electrification

Electric Vehicles

Yousef Jawabreh, Mining Expert, Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure
May 115:50
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PANEL Fuelling the future: exploring hydrogen and alternative energies in transportation

Mobility Innovation

SMART CITIES THEATRE
May 115:50
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PANEL Logistical renaissance: ports modernizations impact on rail networks

Ports & Logistics

Moderator: Lasse Hansen, Doctoral Researcher, Technical University Berlin
Sufyan Al Mamari, Senior Engineer Asset Management, Port Of Sohar
Andrea Giuricin, Chief Executive Officer, TRA Consulting
PORTS & LOGISTICS THEATRE
May 115:50
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Panel Voltage and vision: technical and clean approaches for navigating rails transition to a clean energy future

Sustainability

Moderator: Razan Salman, Senior Economy & Government Reporter, CNN Business Arabic
Nirdosh Gupta, Jt Chief Engineer, Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation
Stefan Reisacher, Chief Executive Officer, Linxon
DIGITAL RAILWAY THEATRE
May 116:10
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PANEL Impactful investment: seizing an emerging opportunity to develop a sustainable mobility ecosystem in the region

Electric Vehicles

Rajarshi Sahai, Venture Partner, MobilityFund
Adam Ridgway, Chief Executive Officer, ONE MOTO
Quin Garcia, Managing Director, Autotech Ventures
Ibrahim Seksek, Chief Executive Officer, Rainmaking / Startupbootcamp MENA
May 117:30
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PRESENTATION Electrifying future: navigating the Middle East's electric vehicle charging infrastructure (EVCI) market

Electric Vehicles
Jannat Wasif, Analyst, PTR
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