The Saudi digital sector is principally envisioning holistic and forward-looking regulatory frameworks and global standards to primarily reinforce the culture of evolving risk management emphasizing the sustainability and reliability of telecommunications and information technology sector resources, products, and services.
As many as 20 international speakers and experts will launch the "Envision Risks " conference next Tuesday, dedicated to envisioning risks and foreseeing opportunities in the ICT sector.
Eng. Ahmed Al Sha’ba, General Manager of the Risk Management and Business Continuity Center, ensured the provision of solid, reliable, and highly credible content that will be initiated by the sessions presented at the “Envision Risks Conference”first-of-its-kind ICT risk management conference in the region.
The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology is extending a regenerative opportunity to continue its efforts in linking risk management, business continuity, and crises management to the latest international standards that can be adopted, to bring risk-aware strategies and opportunities to all three verticals which were reflected in the guidelines developed by the Ministry and released to the business community, with the objective of reinforcing and strengthening the maturity of risk management, business continuity and crises management in the communications and information technology sector, where it received a positive interaction from the whole sector parties.
Eng. Al Sha’ba indicated that the participation of internationally renowned expert speakers in this conference “represents an important opportunity to continue achieving an impact in the ICT sector, as we work through the conference to enhance the benefit of the accumulated experiences that will be conveyed by the expertise of the international professionals participating in the conference who represent knowledge transfer specialized in the areas of risk management, business continuity, and crisis management," noting that the expected discussion at the conference " is consistent with our efforts in the ministry to achieve more growth and increase the reliability of the sector's resources, products, and services, which will reflect affirmatively on the digital economy to attract more investments in the communications and information technology sector."
The agenda of the "Envision Risks " conference is full of groundbreaking speeches and interactive sessions. The most prominent are: AI is reshaping the function of Risk Management, the value of risk management in enhancing decision-making in the ICT sector, and Building resilience: not just surviving a downturn, but thriving., Harnessing emerging technologies in risk management, business continuity and crisis management, which will feature an elite group of international, regional and national speakers and experts, including Luisella Giani, Head of EMEA Industry Transformation | Artificial Intelligence at Oracle, Clara Durodie, CEO at Cognitive Finance Group, UK, Russell Price, Chair-Elect of the Technical Committee on Risk Management at ISO, Adrian Baschnonga, Lead Analyst for Global Technology, Media, and Telecommunications at EY, Dr. Salim Al-Shuaili, Senior Executive at National Center for Space and AI, Oman, Bandar Al Khaleel, Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management at STC, and Hassan Al Amri, General Manager of Risk Management -Mobily.
The conference is intended to share experiences through the participation of Saudi experts with their counterparts from different countries of the world to affirm and strengthen the Kingdom's position and regional and global leadership in digital and innovative termsand to strive to achieve the goals of the national transformation program and the objectives of Saudi vision 2030.
Last Modified Date: 31/10/2022 - 1:39 PM Saudi Arabia Time
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