Event Overview

5G technology deployment is set to be a game changer and its impact exceeds further than just the telecom sector. The transforming capabilities of the 5G technology has been spoken about widely. 5G technology is enabling transformation across industries and 5G Enabled Middle East is the first of its kind event in the region to highlight the role of 5G in driving innovation, creating opportunities across diverse industries and transforming industry processes and methods. Being held virtually on 25 and 26 May 2021 this two-day event will gather over 30 technology leaders and practitioners from various industries based across KSA, UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and Egypt to share insights on real applications for 5G, market readiness and the future of the 5G ecosystem in the region.

Attendee Breakdown

Event Agenda

At 5G Enabled Middle East, industry experts from across the region and other parts of the world will delve into nuances, trends, challenges and opportunities that arise from 5G technology deployment. Covering over 15 niche topics, including 5 interactive panel discussions, the conference agenda will feature some of the along with pertinent topics, such as -

  • Realizing UAE’s 5G vision
  • Unlocking the potential of 5G in accelerating digital transformation
  • How is 5G driving Industry 4.0
  • Impact of 5G in the BFSI industry
  • 5G powering Middle East’s transformation - real world examples of 5G deployment
  • Reinventing cybersecurity measures to safeguard 5G networks


Lt.Colonel Dr. Hamad Khalifa Al Nueimi

Head of Telecom Division, Infrastructure Dept, Abu Dhabi Police GHQ

Abdullah Al-Ghamdi

LegalSupervisor, STC, Saudi Arabia

Paul Coffey

CEO, Scotland 5G Centre

Chris Barraclough

Partner, STL Partners, UK

Sami Karhunen

Innovation Lead, OP Financial Group, Finland

Ahmad Nasrallah

Chief Executive Officer, Dar Al Shifa Hospital, Kuwait

Mohamed Abdelmonem

Founder and Researcher, Moniem-Tech.com, Egypt

Jawad J. Abbassi


Mohamed Aziz Taga

Product Manager / Business Development Lead 5G Media Services & Transmitter Systems, Rohde & Schwarz

Amit Sachdeva

Partner & Leader - Global Telecom Advisory & TMT Africa, India & Middle East(AIM) Consulting, Ernst & Young

Saurabh Verma

Director - ICT, Frost & Sullivan, Middle East, UAE

Hazem Elzayat

Chief Digital Officer, MEMAC Ogilvy, UAE

Rami Zahran

Group Chief Marketing & Communications Officer (MEAHCO), Saudi German Hospital, KSA

Sponsors & Partners

Strategic Partner

Participating Organizations

Media Partner


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