CIO Middle East has compiled a list with some of the most important and exciting technology events in the region, curated especially for IT leaders working in private enterprise and public administrations. This list will be updated as more events are confirmed throughout the year.
We recommend that you double-check the status of any in-person event you want to attend before committing to travel. Check back for updates!
30 January – 2 February:Arab Health, Dubai. Arab Health is a medical equipment exhibition showcasing the latest innovations in healthcare, bringing a range of healthcare industry players together.
1-3 February:LEAP, Riyadh. LEAP, organized by the Saudi Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, has a lineup of more than 400 speakers from 80 countries and includes the participation of over 700 emerging technology companies and startups. It aims to serve as a meeting place for the global tech community to discuss how tech can help with the most prominent social and cultural challenges facing the world. Topics include AI, 5G, sustainability, digital transformation, healthcare, and fintech.
9 February:IDC Directions 2022, Egypt. The Egypt edition of this IDC Directions event will examine in-country digital acceleration trends, aimed at providing essential guidance to the region’s foremost ICT vendors on proven best practices for transforming themselves into new-age digital partners for their customers.
15-16 February: , Dubai. The event combines a conference with what organisers bill to be a “state-of-the-art expo floor”, all aimed at business managers, directors, urban administrators, and international authorities responsible for developing urban policies. Conference topics include smart grid, transportation, health, building management systems, enterprise IoT, fog computing, gig data analytics, and smart governance.