The 8th Middle East Banking AI & Analytics Summit 2024 

May 6, 2024
  • The 8th Middle East Banking AI & Analytics Summit takes place on May 8, 2024
  • This in-person event is hosted at the Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya in Saudi Arabia
  • 50+ speakers from leading banks and financial institutions are attending

On May 8, 2024, when the 8th Middle East Banking AI & Analytics Summit takes place at the Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya. 

This exclusive in-person event is a must-attend for banking and financial services professionals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as the country aims to become a global leader in AI by 2030.

In line with Saudi Arabia’s vision, the summit aims to catalyze AI adoption in the Kingdom’s banking sector.

Recent trends witness huge investments in AI, analytics, and other emerging technologies across the country’s financial and banking space.

Gulf nations, including the KSA, purchased vast quantities of hardware from NVIDIA throughout 2023, including for the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), which purchased some 3,000 of Nvidia’s H100 chips.

This summit seeks to accelerate the KSA’s proactive approach to AI acceleration.

Key topics covered at the summit include:

  • Harnessing the power of AI and analytics for a futuristic banking ecosystem
  • Building a digital-savvy workforce in the new world of AI and analytics
  • Open banking
  • Roadmap to successful digital transformation and creating value using AI and data analytics
  • Reimagining fraud detection and risk management using AI and advanced analytics
  • Ethical use of data and AI
  • Optimizing the benefits of AI and analytics for sustainable development of the banking sector
  • AI and analytics fostering real-time insights for a personalized banking experience

Key opportunities at the Middle East Banking AI & Analytics Summit

Key opportunities from the 8th Middle East Banking AI & Analytics Summit include:

  • Connect with like-minded thought leaders in the region as they discuss the impact of AI and address significant limitations through reformative panel discussions, intriguing fireside chats, keynote presentations, roundtables, and conversational Q&A sessions.
  • Gain insights into best use cases of implementation and scalability of AI and analytics within respective banking organizations.
  • Network with 150+ industry leaders from retail banking, digital banking, fintech, data science, risk management, and other domains.
  • Experience live demos of cutting-edge solutions from 15+ exhibitors showcasing the latest in AI, analytics, automation, and digital transformation for the banking sector.

Confirmed Speakers for The Middle East Banking AI & Analytics Summit 2024

The summit boasts an impressive lineup of 50+ speakers from various banks and financial institutions in Saudi Arabia, promising a rich exchange of ideas and experiences. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Yazid Bastami, Chief Strategy Officer, Vision Bank
  • Abdullah Albar, Chief Data Officer, Abdul Latif Jameel United Finance
  • Saleh Al Suwaiyel, Director Data Analytics & Partner Insight, Al Rajhi Bank
  • Nahim Bassa, SVP: Group Head of Strategy & Transformation, Bank Aljazira
  • Sultan Al-Bayhani, SVP, Head of Open Banking Business Section, Digital Innovation & Partnership Section, Riyad Bank
  • Safdar Hussain, Head of Data Science, Banque Saudi Fransi
  • … and many more leading experts from KSA’s banking and financial services industry.

Key Info about The Middle East Banking AI & Analytics Summit 2024 – Saudi Edition

Here’s what you need to know about this summit:

  • Date: May 8, 2024
  • Attendees: 150+ industry leaders
  • Speakers: 50+ from banking, finance, technology, and academia
  • Tickets: Visit the official website here for tickets.

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