Under the Patronage of H.H. Shaikh Mohammed Bin Mubarak AlKhalifa Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Information & Communication Technology; the Executive Committee of Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2018 held its regular meeting to discuss the latest preparations of the Forum’s 9th edition. The event will be taking place on the 7th and 8th of October.
This year’s executive committee is chaired by Ms. Lulwa Sami Ebrahim Acting Director of Communication and Marketing at Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA). The committee consists of the Vice Chairman Mr. Ahmed Naeemi from Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF), Digital Transformation Specialist and Managing Partner in Intermid Mr. Abdulla Al Hamid, CEO of T-Linx Mr. Waleed Khalaf. The committee members also consists of iGA members; Policy and Research Consultant Dr. Nasser Mohamed Lori, Acting Director, Change Management & Business Process Reengineering Mrs. Donia Faisal Sarhan, Acting Director, Government Systems Support and Maintenance Mr. Hesham Ebrahim Alhashemi and Head of Quality Assurance Mr. Salman Yousif Salman.
The committee has finalized a number of required preparations, including the coordination of hosting around 20 specialized speakers from Bahrain and globally, along with the supervision of the delegates registration, and promoting the Forum via various media channels in collaboration with specialized teams.
The forum will presented papers on the latest ICT developments. More than 450 participants are expected to take part and become familiar with the diversified experiences in IT and innovative programs in the field. Specialized papers will comprise several topics about cloud computing, ePayment initiatives, Smart City Technologies, Information Security, eTransformation amongst many others. The forum will also highlight the current trend in adopting the latest technologies such as financial Technology, Block Chain, Data Analysis and future trends to benefit when implementing development policies in the country. The forum will also address key national and regional success stories in the ICT field