The Disruptive Power of Cloud and Emerging
Technologies in Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution

14th December 2020

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Event Overview

What are the latest trends in Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution? What is the role of Cloud Computing, Emerging Technologies in shaping these industries? What are the future trends, and what would be the impact COVID19 Pandemic on these trends?

The world of Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution have been undergoing major transformations that are powered by Cloud Computing and Emerging Technologies. Major trends are disrupting the industry and introducing key transformations and movements such as Industry 4.0 and 5.0, which have revolutionized the manufacturing world by providing manufacturers with opportunities to utilize advanced tools and technologies throughout the product lifecycle. Manufacturers have seen the benefits of increasing operational visibility, reducing costs, expediting production times, and delivering exceptional customer support.  Industry 5.0 has also been focused on connecting man and machine, through the utilization of IoT, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

On the other hand, Retail and Distribution Industries have also adopted innovation and emerging technologies such as Big Data and AI/ML, AR/VR to transform both Digital and Physical Experience of customers. The power of Blockchain has reshaped the entire process through the use of Track and Trace, increasing Trust, Transparency and Efficiency throughout the entire Supply Chain.


By the end of this session, you will learn and understand how to effectively:

How to innovate using
Cloud Computing and Emerging
Technologies to transform
the industry of Manufacturing,
Retail and Distribution

How to strategize your
Blockchain and AI solutions
to achieve the highest business
value within Supply Chain
and Retail

How Oracle Cloud infrastructure and platform (AI/ML, Digital Assistant, Blockchain etc.) help manufacturers and retailers start their digital transformation journey and adapt to the market trends to stay relevant and successful

Who's Speaking

Mr. Khalid Alohali

Emerging Technologies & Innovation Leader
Oracle Saudi Arabia

Ms. Aseel Addawood

AI & Data Science Ambassador
Oracle Saudi Arabia

Mr. Joost Volker

Business Development Director, Blockchain
Oracle EMEA

Mr. Jakub Polec

Retail Industry Leader
Oracle Middle East & Africa (MEA)

Ms. Sara Nichols

Manufacturing & Utilities Industry Director, EMEA

Mr. Amin Aljaber

Chief Information Officer
Aljomaih Automotive Company

Mr. Yahyah Pandor

Chief Information Officer
Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH)

Mr. Hazim Al Ahmadi

IT Director
Al Safi - Danone Co-Ltd

Mr. Nizar Altoraif

Cloud Solution Architect, ECEMEA

Mr. Mohammad Alawneh

Cloud Senior Sales Manager – Enterprise Group – Central, East & West
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Virtual Boardroom Agenda

11:00 – 11:02 AM Welcome & Introduction
11:02 – 11:05 AM Keynote
11:05 – 11:20 AM MRD Sector Topic 2: The role of AI/ML in reshaping the Retail and Distriution industry
11:20 – 11:35 AM MRD Sector Topic 1: Transparent & Accountable Supply Chain with Smart Track & Trace
11:35 – 11:55 AM Panel Discussion: What is the future of MRD industry and the impact of Cloud and Emerging Technologies on Cost Optimization?
11:55 – 11:55 AM Closing

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