Microsoft shows off Innovative AI technologies at Artificial Intelligence Week Middle East 2019

Sep 11, 2019

Microsoft participates in Artificial Intelligence Week Middle East (AIWEEKME) 2019 showcasing the power of Microsoft AI (Artificial Intelligence).

The 2nd edition of AIWEEkME took place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Bringing together an ecosystem to understand how AI can transform their industries. Helping business leaders understand why their organizations need to take the AI journey was one goal of the event.

Microsoft Gulf at Artificial Intelligence Week Middle East

Microsoft’s booth at the exhibition area showcased some of the many capabilities in technology the company boasts of in AI.

Khaled El Shabrawy, UAE Public Sector Government Cloud Solutions Executive at Microsoft, joined government leaders on the keynote panel. Sponsored by Microsoft, the keynote panelists shared insights on the topic, Towards an AI-powered society. Talking about what it takes to govern and control AI, as well as the industries that really need it.

Azure Business Group Lead, Microsoft Gulf, Necip Ozyucel spoke with the audience on artificial intelligence in the UAE and amplifying human Ingenuity. He shared insights from Microsoft’s collaborative whitepaper with EY on AI in the region.

Microsoft also hosted a Tomorrow’s Tech, Today masterclass on AI Bots and the Internet of Things. Led by Firas Bou Fakhereddine, Microsoft Cloud Solutions Architect, Data & AI.

There were other non Microsoft led areas of discussion during the event. They include smart cities for todays tech savvy citizens, revolutionizing the delivery of city services and the Future Impact of AI on Cyber Crime.

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