- Findings of the ‘2017 Middle East Technology Vision report’ will be released
- Accenture Digital Group Chief Executive Mike Sutcliff to deliver grand keynote on day one
- Accenture to support up-and-coming talent by launching the Accenture Innovation Awards in partnership with Expo 2020 Dubai, Fintech Hive at DIFC and Etisalat Digital
and Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General of the Department of Tourism
and Commerce Marketing and Dubai World Trade Centre Authority
Xavi Anglada, managing director and Accenture Digital lead in the Middle East and Turkey, said: “Our world is becoming increasingly digital, which is leading people to rethink the way they live, work, play and connect. Businesses must either embrace change or run the risk of being left behind. With more businesses expected to undergo a digital transformation by 2020, Accenture’s global and regional findings will help them realize the benefits of taking full advantage of new technologies to support their growth.”
In line with its commitment to supporting up-and-coming talent, Accenture will be giving away a rare opportunity to the winners of the “Accenture Innovation Awards”. Winners will get an all-expenses paid trip to Silicon Valley where Accenture executives will arrange for them to meet with key investors. The initiative is in partnership with Expo 2020 Dubai, Fintech Hive at DIFC and Etisalat Digital. Moreover, Accenture will also be awarding the winners of GITEX’s highly anticipated Student Lab competition with a tailored internship program at the company.
Throughout GITEX Technology Week, Accenture will showcase how digital technologies will impact businesses through several industry sessions, including Digital Marketing and Healthcare sessions on October 9th, a Finance session on October 10th, and a Public Sector session on October 11th.
Visitors to GITEX Technology Week can also experience Accenture’s future vision through multiple live demos showcasing the latest digital technologies such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) held at the Etisalat stand.
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