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Bahrain International eGovernment Forum brochure-2013

  1. 1. Under the patronage ofH.H. Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al KhalifaDeputy Prime MinisterChairman of the Supreme Committee for Informationand Communication TechnologyOrganized by: Co-Organized by: Strategic Partner:www.egovforum.bhBenefit frominnovative ideasthat inspireBahrain International eGovernment Forum 20138th- 10thApril, 2013, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel and Spa
  2. 2. 2 | www.egovforum.bhChairman’sMessageI am delighted and honored to welcome you to Bahrain InternationaleGovernment Forum 2013, formed under the patronage of HisHighness Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, Deputy PrimeMinister and Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Informationand Communication Technology (SCICT).The upgrading technology in Bahrain has grown to a wide scope,assisting every sector in improving the countrys quality of life.Technology boom has also accelerated technological diffusion inthe economy - allowing the country to create the optimum businessenvironment and ensuring that it earns strong development ofhome-grown success.Since its debut, the highly-anticipated forum has cemented its placeas one of the region’s leading ICT events, growing steadily andexpanding its reach year-by-year. It aims to share and exchangeproductive technological concepts, exhibit and highlight innovationsas well as provide a platform for the latest technological practices andtrends through featuring numerous up-to-date topics and workshopsthat embrace Innovation and Open Data, Mobile Trends, CloudComputing and Shared Services, Social Networks, and eGovernment.Delivered by a large number of ICT representatives, senior publicsector officers and business leaders; the hot topics and the abundantpractical workshops will draw together participants, experts, decision-makers and specialists in the purpose of deriving productive outcomesthrough the exchange of IT knowledge proficiencies.The event will also comprise a specifically-designed exhibition thatwill combine local and international flavor by drawing a diversifiedparticipation of prominent experts from all spheres of ICT to sharetheir professional knowledge and experience.More than 20 recognized speakers and nearly 700 internationallypraised delegates - from private, public and NGO sectors, andfrom every region in the globe - opted to be present during thishighlighted event.Giving Bahrain a world-class presence in the ICT field, BahrainInternational eGovernment Forum 2013 grants every involvedindividual and segment the opportunity to enrich their ICT knowledge.I wish everyone on board a successful, flourishing event.Nawaf AbdulrahmanChairmanBahrain hasgrown to a widescope, assistingevery sector inimproving thecountrys qualityof life
  3. 3. | 3TheForumUnder the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin MubarakAl Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the SupremeCommittee for Information and Communication Technology (SCICT),Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2013 will take place from8th- 10thApril, 2013 at The Ritz Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa.The forum, in its sixth version, is organized by the eGovernmentAuthority in coordination with Bahrain Internet Society, and ProjectManagement Institute - Arabian Gulf Chapter. This year, the forumaims to explore the cutting-edge development concepts in the fieldof information and communication technology; enable experts tospread, share experiences and expertise; as well as develop ICT in theKingdom across various sectors by going in line with the eGovernmentprogram activities.The forum provides an ideal environment to exchange informationin the field of ICT; as this year’s event will address the latestdevelopments in technology with focus on a variety of key topicsand programs relating to:• Innovation and Open Data• Mobile Trends• Cloud Computing and Shared Services• Social Networks• eGovernmentThe total number of expected delegates to the forum, with theaccompanying IT Expo and workshops, exceeds 700 participantsfrom in and out of the Kingdom. Last year’s forum attracted over 500delegates from the ICT sector, senior officials of the public sector,business leaders as well as experts from institutions and internationalcompanies. This fact indicates that this year’s forum promises to crafta global platform for a variety of topics; where guests will interactivelyshare experiences with the participating experts, decision-makers andprofessionals in the areas of eGovernment and ICT.BahrainInternationaleGovernmentForum 20138th- 10thApril, 2013The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hoteland Spa, Manama,Kingdom of Bahrain
  4. 4. 4 | www.egovforum.bhBeing a valued sponsor within the event will strengthen, enhance and enforce the organization’s positionand active role on the international scene. The event will also feature the presence of a high number oftop level local and international senior officials from the government, private and public sector as wellas eminent society members. Additionally, the level of visibility and activities of the sponsor will havedistinguished presence within the forum’s activities.Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2013 Sponsorship Packages:BenefitsPremier Diamond Forum Dinner Platinum GoldBHD 15,000 BHD 7,500 BHD 6,000 BHD 5,500 BHD 4,000Company name and logo will bepresented in branding and marketingmaterials in proportionate sizesFull Full Full Half QuarterCompany will be honored with a plaqueby the forum patron at the openingceremonySpecial PlaqueYes Yes Yes YesEntitled for stand fittings at theexhibition hall15 Sqm 12 Sqm - 9 Sqm 6 SqmIncluded forum delegates 10 5 4 3 2Publicity material included in theforum’s packYes Yes Yes Yes YesCompany name, logo and brief profilepublished on the forum website inproportionate sizesFull Full Full Half QuarterExecutive officers will be treated as VIPsduring the event, official lunches anddinnersYes Yes Yes Yes YesCompany logo will be displayed in theforum hall Yes Yes Yes Yes YesCompany name and logo will bepublished in the forum proceedingsYes Yes Yes Yes YesCompany advertisement in theexhibition guide 2 Full Pages 2 Full Pages 1 Page 1 Page ½ PageCompany name and logo will be in AboveThe Line (ATL) activities (TV ads, outdoorcampaigns etc.)Yes Yes YesAdvertisements on one of thefollowing options:• Forum delegate badges• Projector Ads during breaks• One paper Ad distributed with coffeeand tea (Ad paper is to be provided bythe sponsor).• Luncheon (one day only)YesSponsorshipBenefits
  5. 5. | 5SponsorshipFormCompanies are invited to become official sponsors of the numerousevents that are taking place during the forum. The enclosedsponsorship form describes the various sponsorship categories alongwith the benefits. The sponsorship will allow companies to promotetheir products and services to the Middle East audience, and theopportunity to interact with the attending professionals.Detailed information regarding sponsorship can be obtained from:Mr. Ahmed NaeemiHead of Sponsorship and ExhibitionTelephone: (+973) 39454567Email: info@egovforum.bhOur company is pleased to sponsor the following expensesof the conference:Premier Sponsor BHD 15,000Diamond Sponsor BHD 7,500Forum Dinner* BHD 6,000Platinum Sponsor BHD 5,500Gold Sponsor BHD 4,000*For more information, please contact forum secretariat on (+973) 17387587Company Name:Contact Person:Mailing Address:City: Country: Postal Code:Telephone: Fax: Mobile:Email:Signature: Date:Payment Methods:Banker’s draft/cheque payable to Bahrain Internet SocietyThrough bank transfer:IBAN: BH04BBME00001333590001Bank: HSBCSociety Name: Bahrain Internet SocietyBahrainInternationaleGovernmentForum 20138th- 10thApril, 2013The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hoteland Spa, Manama,Kingdom of Bahrain
  6. 6. 6 | www.egovforum.bhWorkshopDetailsBahrain International eGovernment Forum 2013 promises a diversifiedglobal platform of topics and guests conflating participants, experts,decision-makers and specialists in the eGovernment and ICT fields.The event also includes abundant practical workshops organizedalongside the forum sessions aiming to derive productive outcomesby exchanging ICT knowledge proficiencies.ICT and Entrepreneurship Aims to deliver useful insights to attendees on essential tools tocreate entrepreneurial businesses and induce entrepreneurial valuesto existing business enterprises. The workshop will also address theimportance of ICT orientation and development in businesses throughselective case studies and bring-up critical factors affecting thegrowth of business enterprises in general. An important element of theworkshop is to focus on the topic of innovation and entrepreneurshipvis-a-vis business development.Mobility Aims to discuss the emerging opportunities for mobile platforms,as this arena requires a mind shift for organizations as well asdevelopers of traditional desktop and web-based. The hands-onworkshop attendees will have the opportunity to interact withworld-class experts in this field as they are going to cover how touse technology to develop mobile devices, provide ideas to attendees,showcase success stories as well as present essential toolkits and tipson how to enhance mobile apps for organizations.eGovernance eGovernance workshop will highlight various aspects such as cutting-edge techniques, benefits of using technologies and electronicmethods to serve stakeholders, how to govern the organization moreeffectively through focusing on the benefits of electronic governancefor organizations, benefits of eGovernance for service users, as wellas increasing interaction and communication. The workshop aims is toprove the importance of using new improved technologies to bettersustain organizations.IT Talent ManagementAims to cooperate with highly talented information andtechnology skilled individuals by attracting, preserving and gainingtheir achievements to improve business.cOrganized by:
  7. 7. | 7WorkshopDetailsRisk Reality Whether it is information security or our daily actions, we oftenperceive certain actions as being risky.  Most people perceive flyingin an airplane to be very risky, yet have no problem sitting behindthe wheel of an automobile which has a higher incident of death andinjury. What drives those perceptions and how can we make peoplebetter understand and judge risk?The Social Media Strategic Planning ProcessStrategic planning in social media is understanding broad strategiesand vision for the organization, then drilling down to specific tacticsand tools. It is where the foundation is set for implementing socialmedia into any small or large company. This workshop will assist indetermining how social media can best be leveraged to advance thegreater goals of the organization and align a social media strategicplan with overall strategic objectives.
  8. 8. 8 | www.egovforum.bhBahrainInternationaleGovernmentForum 20138th- 10thApril, 2013The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hoteland Spa, Manama,Kingdom of BahrainWorkshopRegistrationFeesBHD USDICT and Entrepreneurship 100 270Mobility 150 390eGovernance 100 270IT Talent Management 100 270Risk Reality 150 390The Social Media StrategicPlanning Process Seminar150 390Please complete in BLOCK letters. Complete a separate form for each applicant.Title (Dr./Mr./Mrs./Miss) First Name: Middle Name:Family Name:Position: Department:Organization:P.O. Box No: Address:City: City/Country:Telephone: Fax: Mobile:Email:Signature: Date:Conference Registration Workshop RegistrationCategoryRegistrationFeesBHD USDDelegate 220 585Student 100 270Payment Methods:OnlinePlease send an invoice to the organization mentioned above(attach authorization).I enclose a cheque/banker’s draft payable to Bahrain Internet SocietyBy Bank TransferA/c No. 001333590001, HSBC Swift Code: BBMEBHBXXXXIBAN No.: BH04BBME00001333590001Draft ChequePlease debit byAmex MasterCard VisaRegistration
  9. 9. | 9RegistrationWe would like to offer you an opportunity to benefit fromTamkeen’s newly-launched scheme entitled:Conference Attendance Support. Through this scheme, Tamkeen subsidizes the attendance fees ofBahraini individuals (employees, jobseekers, business owners, tertiary-level students) by 80%, while the remaining 20% is either borne by theindividual or his/her employer.For more information about Tamkeen Conference AttendanceSupport scheme, please contactTel: (+973) 17387587Email: info@egovforum.bhRegistration Policy• Payment is due in full at the time of registration and includeslunches, refreshments as well as detailed conference materials.• Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is receivedand may be subject to cancellation.• You may nominate or substitute delegates at any time by providingreasonable advance notice to the organizers in writing.• Registrations cancelled in writing in no less than 30 daysbefore the event will be refunded 50% of the registration fees,thereafter, cancellation.TamkeenConferenceAttendanceSupportScheme ‫ﻣـﻦ‬ ‫ﺑـﺪﻋﻢ‬
  10. 10. 10 | www.egovforum.bhVenueThe Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel and SpaBuilt in 1994, this recently renovated beacon to sleek elegance hastrumped other hotels in the capital time and again. Aside fromthe Ritz-Carlton, Bahrains 600m pearly white beach, its very ownisland, and a 22-berth marina for its boat-loving guests; the 20 acreshotel sits to house some of the citys best restaurants, including thevenerable Plums. The in-house spa comes with a hammam, plungepools, indoor and outdoor swimming pools along with a host oftreatment rooms. And in true Ritzy style, the hotel rooms are equallyopulent and all encompassing. The yellow and black deluxe rooms allboast flat screen TVs, incredibly comfortable beds piled with pillows,and more importantly, a port where you can hook up your iPod andlisten to your own tunes via TV. What more could you want? Nowherebeats the Ritz-Carlton when it comes to stylish elegance.• Located 15km from Bahrain International Airport.• Hotel rooms that offer stunning views of the turquoise blue watersof the Arabian Gulf.• Situated at the edge of Manama Bay, the resort is on its ownprivate beach.For Room Reservation at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel and Spa:The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel and SpaP.O. Box 5557, Manama, Kingdom of BahrainTel: (+973) 17580000Fax: (+973) 17580333Email: info@ritzcarlton.comWeb: www.ritzcarlton.comVisit Visa InformationFor a short-term visa, please visit the website www.bahrain.bhor check your eligibility from 20138th- 10thApril, 2013The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hoteland Spa, Manama,Kingdom of Bahrain
  11. 11. | 11OrganizingCommitteesExecutive Committee Technical CommitteeMembersSahayer Al Hashimi - eGALamya Hasan - eGASponsorship andExhibition CommitteeMembersAbdul Majeed Al Gassab – PMI-AGCAli Darwish - eGAAbdul Nabi Al Sabah – PMI-AGCSafa Safar - eGALogistics andAdministrationCommitteeMembersRaad Abdulla Al Haddad - BISAbdulla Al Kooheji - BISAli Darwish - eGAAli Janahi - eGAMohammed Shuqair – eGANoora Hilal – eGAPR and MarketingCommitteeMembersAli Janahi - eGAFarah Al Kubaisy - eGAAbdulrahman Adam - eGAManahel Al Hujairi - eGASafa Safar - eGAAli Al Binjassim - eGAWafa Saeed - eGAArwa Al Mahmood - eGAeGA - eGovernment AuthorityBIS - Bahrain Internet SocietyPMI-AGC - Project Management Institute - Arabian Gulf ChapterMr. Nawaf AbdulrahmanChairmanHead of TechnicalCommitteeBISMr. Mohammed ZiadAsfourVice ChairmaneGAMr. Ahmed NaeemiHead of Sponsorship Exhibition CommitteePMI-AGCMs. Lulwa Sami EbrahimHead of PR MarketingCommitteeeGAMr. Ali DarwisheGAMr. Abdulla ZuwayedHead of Logistics andAdministrationCommitteeBIS
  12. 12. www.egovforum.bhDiamond Sponsors: