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(Speed Networking Meetings Format)

DUBAI, UAE  - 28 MAY 2024

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek,

Baniyas Road, P.O.BOX 476, Dubai, UAE

Speed Networking Opportunities in:

GRC. Data Privacy. Cyber Security. Compliance. Governance. Risk Management. Regulatory Affairs. E-Discovery. Cloud Computing. Blockchain. AI. Legal Technology.
This event will gather a vast array of legal and technology professionals, such as In-house Counsel, Data Privacy Heads, Heads of Risk & Compliance, Chief Governance Officer, Chief Information Security Officer, Compliance Managers, Cyber Security Managers, Governance Manager, Forensics & Investigation Managers, Head Legal & Company Secretaries, Chief Legal Officers, Law Firm Partners, Law Tech Professionals, and Service Providers.

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ABOUT THE EVENT

The Global GRC, Data Privacy & Cyber Security ConfEx is a premier event that will be held on May 28, 2024, in Dubai, UAE. This event will gather a vast array of legal and technology professionals, such as In-house Counsel, Data Privacy Heads, Heads of Risk & Compliance, Chief Governance Officer, Chief Information Security Officer, Compliance Managers, Cyber Security Managers, Governance Manager, Forensics & Investigation Managers, Head Legal & Company Secretaries, Chief Legal Officers, Law Firm Partners, Law Tech Professionals, and Service Providers.

The event will feature keynote addresses, case study presentations, collaborative round table discussions, and exhibitions showcasing the latest products and services in the industry. The conference is a unique opportunity for legal professionals to network, learn from their peers, and stay up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in the industry.

Attendees can expect to gain insights into the latest developments in litigation and e-discovery, explore the latest legal tech innovations, and connect with like-minded professionals. The Global Litigation & E-Discovery ConfEx promises to be an informative and engaging event for legal professionals.

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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
  • Take part in a dynamic conference on the intersection of legal and technology, featuring a multitude of speakers and attendees.

  • Explore the latest industry trends and innovations presented by national and international speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors.

  • Establish meaningful connections with Bar Associations and Media Partners to expand your professional network.

  • Gain valuable knowledge from compelling keynote addresses, exclusive case study presentations, roundtable discussions, and business dialogues.

  • Connect with C-level executives and decision-makers to generate new business leads and opportunities.

  • Take advantage of numerous networking opportunities to meet and build relationships with other professionals in your field, paving the way for future collaborations.

  • Join collaborative roundtable discussions to exchange insights and perspectives, promoting a collaborative and inclusive dialogue.

  • Virtual participation available from multiple locations

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About the Speakers

The event will showcase several distinguished speakers from a variety of legal, technology, and business backgrounds. Attendees can anticipate gaining valuable insights from these experts as they share their experiences and knowledge on the key topics included in the event's agenda program.

KEY SPEAKERS
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Manish Mishra

Data Protection Officer
Citibank

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Mostafa Hussein

Senior Legal Counsel
United Arab Bank

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Noor Maki

Group General Counsel
Rental Solutions and Services

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Habib Saeed

Senior Associate
Squire Patton Boggs (MEA) LLP

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Ghinwa Halik

Global Privacy - Middle East & Africa Lead
Johnson & Johnson

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Sakshi Buttoo

Data Protection, Privacy & Cybersecurity Counsel

FIS

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Yasser Sallam

Ethics Compliance Senior Managers - MENA/KSA
Weatherford International

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Mena George

Information Security Officer

VIWELL Lifestyle Coaching

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Eliana Fonseca

Legal Counsel
Emirates Flight Catering

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Hala Sakr

Senior Legal and Compliance Counsel, Head of Data
Privacy, Samsung 
Electronics Middle East and North Africa

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Claudia Rasi

Senior Solution Engineer

OneTrust

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Ali Katkhada

Group Chief Information Officer
Depa Group

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Vicente POMARES ARIAS

Head of Data Protection GDPO
Alshaya Group

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Mustapha Huneyd

Field CISO - Director of Customer Cybersecurity & Privacy
Ericsson AB

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Siham Benhamidouche

Digital Risk Leader
Schneider Electric

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Kahroba Kojouri

Associate
Dentons

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Mohammad Abassery Arafa

Principal Cybersecurity
INTECH

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Okan KIZILIRMAK

Regional Director
Aksa Power Generation

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Cristina Amate Munoz

Head of Legal and Contracts
BEUMER Group

 

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Prof. Dr. Avinash Dadhich

Director
Manipal Law School, MAHE Bengaluru

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Imran Kazmi

Regional Head Regulatory Compliance & Data Privacy
Habib Bank Limited

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Hani Bakry

Compliance Officer
Boehringer Ingelheim MENA

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Shaima Al Sayed

Head of Legal
VinFast Middle East

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Lori Baker

Director of Data Protection & Regulatory Compliance
DIFC Authority

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Sabrine Makkes

Head of Compliance, Middle East & Africa Compliance Association Board Member
MEACA

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Sumit Kumar

GRC Officer
Avrioc Technologies

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Maadhavi Bhhatia

Head of Regulatory
Al hilal bank

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TANIN CHAKRABORTY

Sr Director - Global Data Privacy Officer
BIOCON BIOLOGICS

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Nick Jayna

 Senior Manager | Forensic & Integrity Services,

EY

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Rajvi Modi

Information Security Manager
PayTabs

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Sherwyn Rodricks

Senior Vice President- Risk & Compliance Management
Daman

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Sadaf Rizvi

Group Head of Data Governance

& Privacy
Al-Futtaim

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Bahzad Brifkani

Head of Data Protection and DPO
Notting Hill Genesis

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Rawan Abdel Nour

Legal & Compliance Advisor - Board Secretary
AL Ghurair Group

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Motilal Chaturvedi

Vice President & Head -

HSE and E-Security

First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)

AGENDA

(Speed Networking Meetings Format)

(08:00 AM – 04:25 PM Local Time)

08:00 AM – Onwards

Conference Registration

Networking tea with speakers & delegates.

Informal networking with exhibitors.

08:30 AM – 09:00 AM

Speed Networking: Connecting General Counsel, Law Firm Partners, and Service Providers

  • Participants introduce themselves with a microphone to kick off the event, promoting familiarity.

  • Dynamic speed networking sessions encourage active engagement and meaningful discussions.

  • Attendees interact freely, exchanging business cards and exploring potential opportunities within a designated timeframe.

09:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Navigating the Regulatory Landscape: Data Protection Strategies for IP and Beyond

  • Understanding UAE Data Protection Laws and Regulations

  • Implementing Data Privacy Principles and Best Practices

  • Conducting Data Mapping and Inventory Management

  • Ensuring Security Measures and Safeguards Implementation

  • Managing Cross-Border Data Transfers and Localization Requirements

Speakers:

Nick Jayna, Senior Manager | Forensic & Integrity Services, EY​

Sakshi Buttoo, Data Protection, Privacy & Cybersecurity Counsel, FIS

Hala Sakr, Senior Legal and Compliance Counsel, Head of Data Privacy, Samsung Electronics Middle East and North Africa

Ali Katkhada, Group Chief Information Officer, Depa Group

Habib Saeed, Senior Associate, Squire Patton Boggs (MEA) LLP

Hani Bakry, Compliance Officer, Boehringer Ingelheim MENA

Sumit Kumar, GRC Officer, Avrioc Technologies

Shaima Al Sayed, Head of Legal, VinFast Middle East

Bahzad Brifkani, Head of Data Protection and DPO, Notting Hill Genesis ​

Imran Kazmi, Regional Head Regulatory Compliance & Data Privacy, Habib Bank Limited

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

Demystifying Tech Regulations in India

Speaker:

Prof. Dr. Avinash Dadhich, Director, Manipal Law School, MAHE Bengaluru 

Sponsored By:

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10:20 AM – 11:00 AM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Leadership Insights: Wisdom from Experienced Executives in the Legal & IP Realm

  • Charting the Dynamic Journey of Leadership Evolution Over Time

  • Insights Gained from Experienced Executives in Middle East

  • Adapting Leadership Styles to Navigate Complex Legal and Security Challenges

  • Strategies for Sustaining Success and Driving Innovation in Leadership

  • Real-world Case Studies Showcasing Effective Leadership Practices

Speakers:

Abduraheem Padinhare, Senior Legal Manager, CARS24 ARABIA

Ahmad Zaza, Partner, Al Tamimi & Company

Sabrine Makkes, Head of Compliance, Middle East & Africa Compliance Association Board Member, MEACA

Seema Singh, Global General Counsel, Advanta Seeds Dubai

Eliana Fonseca, Legal Counsel, Emirates Flight Catering

Umme Salamah Tyebjee, Senior Associate, Al Tamimi & Company

11:00 AM – 11:20 AM

Keynote Address

Governing AI: Managing Third Party Risks

Learn how Artificial Intelligence can drive innovation while ensuring security and confidentiality in your organisation. In this session, we will explore approaches and practices for developing and implementing AI solutions that comply with key regulatory guidelines and industry best practices. From AI-related risks to onboarding third-party systems, via responsible data management and privacy, we will discuss the main challenges associated with the use of AI and how to proactively address them.

Speaker:

Claudia Rasi, Senior Solution Engineer, OneTrust

Sponsored By:

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11:20 AM – 11:40 AM

Informal Networking & Tea Break

  • Networking tea with speakers & delegates.

  • Informal networking with exhibitors.

11:40 AM – 12:20 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Driving Innovation via IP Intelligence: Aligning GRC, Data Privacy, and Cyber Security

  • Leveraging Intellectual Property Insights to Foster Innovation

  • Integrating IP Intelligence into Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Strategies

  • Ensuring Data Privacy Compliance While Innovating with IP

  • Cyber Security Measures to Safeguard Intellectual Property Assets

  • Aligning IP Intelligence with Data Privacy and Cyber Security Initiatives

Speakers:

Manish Mishra, Data Protection Officer, Citibank

Cristina Amate Munoz, Head of Legal and Contracts, BEUMER Group

Siham Benhamidouche, Digital Risk Leader, Schneider Electric

Ahmed Zaki, SVP - Legal Affairs, Al Hamra Group LLC

Alex Ford Cox, Senior Associate, Trowers & Hamlins

Sadaf Rizvi, Group Head of Data Governance & Privacy, Al-Futtaim

Rawan Abdel Nour, Legal & Compliance Advisor - Board Secretary, AL Ghurair Group

12:20 PM – 12:40 PM

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

Licensing and Franchising in UAE

  • Franchisor-franchisee relations.

  • Transaction documents.

  • Disclosure and registration.

  • Material terms under franchise agreement.

  • IP rights under franchise agreement.

  • Applicable law and dispute resolution.

Speaker:

Sergey Medvedev, Partner, Gorodissky & Partners

Sponsored By:

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12:40 PM – 01:20 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Contractual Compliance in IP Management: Navigating Legal and Regulatory Frameworks

  • Understanding Legal Obligations in IP Contracts

  • Ensuring Compliance with Intellectual Property Laws and Regulations

  • Managing Contractual Risks and Liabilities in IP Transactions

  • Navigating Complex Regulatory Frameworks for IP Compliance

  • Implementing Effective Contract Management Practices for IP Protection

  • Fostering Data Privacy Culture/Awareness within Organizations

Speakers:

Sridevi Sidharthan, Principal Associate, M&Co. Legal

Mena George, Information Security Officer, VIWELL Lifestyle Coaching

Raisa Contractor, Senior Counsel, Image Nation FZ LLC

Aylin Önen, Trademark Manager, Paris Group LLC ​

Amod K. Dalela, Principal Advisor & Registrar, Construction Industry Arbitration Council

01:20 PM – 02:10 PM

Informal Networking & Lunch Break

  • Networking lunch with speakers & delegates.

  • Informal networking with exhibitors.

02:10 PM – 03:00 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Maximizing ESG Impact Through Aligned GRC and IP Strategies

  • Aligning Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Initiatives with Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Frameworks

  • Integrating IP Strategies to Enhance ESG Impact and Compliance Efforts

  • Leveraging GRC Practices to Drive ESG Performance and Accountability

  • Sustainable Growth Through Synergized ESG, GRC, and IP Strategies

  • Optimizing ESG Outcomes: Best Practices for Integrating GRC and IP Approaches

Speakers:

Aya Emam, Senior Legal Counsel, Agthia PJSC

Motilal Chaturvedi, Vice President & Head - HSE and E-Security, First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)

Vijay Ojha, Group Company Secretary, Sharaf Group

Amod K. Dalela, Principal Advisor & Registrar, Construction Industry Arbitration Council

03:00 PM – 04:00 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Empowering General Counsel: Strategic Partners in Business Growth and Wealth Generation

  • Elevating the Role of General Counsel as Strategic Business Partners

  • Strategies for Aligning Legal Objectives with Business Growth Initiatives

  • Leveraging Legal Expertise to Drive Wealth Creation and Value Generation

  • Case Studies Illustrating Successful Collaborations Between General Counsel and Business Leaders

  • Practical Insights for General Counsel to Enhance their Impact on Organizational Success

Speakers:

James Dunne, Head of Intellectual Property, Hadef & Partners LLC

Okan KIZILIRMAK, Regional Director, Aksa Power Generation

Noor Maki, Group General Counsel, Rental Solutions and Services

Abduraheem Padinhare, Senior Legal Manager, CARS24 ARABIA

Mohammad AL said, Chief Legal Officer, Emirates Business Group ​

04:00 PM – 04:05 PM

Thank You Note & Closing Remarks

Thank you note in the presence of all speakers, sponsors & global delegates who made this event happen with their undaunting support and participation.

04:05 PM – 04:25 PM

Informal Networking & Tea Break

  • Networking tea with speakers & delegates.

  • Informal networking with exhibitors.

*Program and Timings are subject to change without notice

**A collaborative round table discussion is a group conversation format where individuals from different backgrounds and experiences come together to discuss a specific topic or issue. Unlike traditional presentations or lectures, where one person is the  primary speaker, round table discussions encourage all participants to share their ideas, experiences, and perspectives

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TESTIMONIALS

"The event was truly enjoyable, featuring unique and beneficial elements, such as round tables that fostered organic conversations. It provided an excellent networking opportunity, allowing attendees to connect and engage in meaningful discussions."

Mattias Aggeler

Partner - Computer Forensics, 
Swiss FTS AG

"I would like to express my gratitude to Events 4 Sure for inviting me as a speaker. The event was exceptionally well-organized and technology-driven. It was a wonderful experience to be a part of this global event. Best wishes to the team, and I'm happy to support your future conferences."

Srinivas Kotni

Founder & Managing Partner, Lexport