GITEX ’11: Technology Week Events Detailed

By on October 4, 2011
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Everything you need to know about this year’s Technology Week.


Theme: Innovating Technology Through Creative Leadership

Date: 9 October

Time: 1.30 pm

Location: Sheikh Maktoum Hall

Cost: AED 795 (US$ 215)

Speaker Company Topic
Chris Dedicoat President EMEA, Cisco International Technology Innovation as a Driver for Sustainability & Economic Growth
Rod Beckstrom President andCEO, International Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN) New gTLDs: The Future of OnlineInnovation
Giorgio di Paolo IT Strategy Lead  IGEM, Accenture The context for innovation – unofficial thoughts on tech trends
Pranav Mistry Founder, Sixth Sense Invisible Computing
William Saito CEO, InTecur KK and 2011 Winner of Young Global Leader Award at World Economic Forum From Science to Implementation : Approaches to Technology Innovation


Microsoft Exclusive Keynote

Date: 10 October 2011

Time: 2pm

Location: Sheikh Rashid Hall

Cost: By invitation only or paid delegates

Speaker Company Topic
Takeshi Numoto, Corporate VicePresident, Microsoft Office ProductManagement Group Microsoft Microsoft’s online productivity services;Office 365
John CaseVice President, WW OEM Sales Microsoft

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