Events

Saudi Arabia 3.0: The Kingdom’s Digital Future

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Date: Oct 23, 2017

Overview

Worldwide, millennials are the drivers of the emerging digital economy. Regionally, Saudi millennials are among the largest contributors to economic growth through their growing digital consumption and influence on local businesses. Technology is embedded in Saudi millennials’ everyday life, as their consumption is among the highest in the world, and they use technology for a wide range of activities.

A joint collaboration with The Economist Corporate Network and sponsored by Oliver Wyman, we will discuss how millennials have changed the dynamics of consumption and how they will drive economic growth over the medium term.

Speakers

Agenda

9.30am

Registration and breakfast

10.00am

Introduction and welcome

10.15am

Opening Keynote address

H.H. Dr. Turki Al Saud, President, KACST

10.45am

Saudi Millennials and the Digital Economy

Abdulrahman Tarabzouni, Chief Executive Officer, ST Ventures

Ameen Malhas, Executive Director, Strategy, Landor

Rashid Al Ballaa, Managing Director, National Technology Group

11.30am

Coffee and prayer break

12.00pm

Future living: Smart Cities in the Kingdom

Dr. Mohammed Alrokayan, Advisor, National Digitization Unit

Caspar Herzberg, President, ME, Schneider Electric

Janus Rostock, Regional Design Director, Head of Architecture & Urban Design, ATKINS

01.00pm

Closing remarks

Anshu Vats, Partner, Head of Public Sector, MEA, Oliver Wyman

01.15pm

Lunch

Venue

Four Seasons Hotel

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Registration