Reception Invitation

Register Now – Quantum Computing in Finance Conference Reception

21 January 2024 | Venue: Rosewood Hotel, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi

We are delighted to invite you to an exclusive pre-event reception, generously sponsored by IonQ, on the eve of the Quantum Computing in Finance Q4Q (Quantum for Quants) event.

Join us for an evening of networking and insightful conversations, setting the stage for the Q4Q event. This exclusive gathering, offers a unique opportunity to connect with industry leaders and experts in a more intimate setting.

Kindly RSVP by January 17th to secure your place at this important networking event.

We look forward to your presence as we explore the future of quantum computing in finance.

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11:00 AM - 11:05 AM

MC Opening + Introductory Video

Rauda Al Dhaheri - Manager of Research and Development, ADGM Academy Research Centre

11:05 AM - 11:10 AM


Hamad Al Mazrouei - Chairman of ADGM Academy

11:10 AM - 11:20 AM

Research Centre Welcome

Peter Ware - Head of ADGM Academy Research Centre

11:20 AM - 12:20 PM

UAE Financial Sector Problem Statements: Industry & Academic Collaboration

Panel Discussion:

  • Thouraya Labben - Associate Professor, Acting Associate Dean for Post-experience Programs, UAEU
  • Johan Burger - Business Development Manager, Executive Education, UAEU
  • Krishna Nair – Chief Operating Officer, Emirates Development Bank

12:20 PM - 01:20 PM

Lunch Break

01:20 PM - 01:45 PM

MoU Signing

01:45 PM - 02:45 PM

Cybersecurity / Financial Crime Compliance

Presentation on Advanced Persistent Threat Attacks in UAE Financial Sector

  • Dr. Mathew Nicho - Associate Professor, Cyber Security, Rabdan Academ

Panel Discussion:

  • Richard Hills – Associate Managing Director at K2 Integrity
  • Collin Lobo – Regional Chief Compliance Officer and RH of Financial Crime Compliance, HSBC
  • Dr. Eric Halford – Associate Researcher and Assistant Professor, Rabdan Academy
  • Nishanth Nottath – EVP, Head AML, ABC and RegTech, Mashreq Bank

02:45 PM - 03:10 PM

Keynote: The UAE at the Centre of an Interconnected World

Dr. Kimmo Soramäki – Founder & CEO Financial Network Analytics Ltd (FNA)

03:10 PM - 03:15 PM

Closing Remarks

Rauda Al Dhaheri - Manager of Research and Development at ADGM Academy Research Centre

03:15 PM - 04:00 PM


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The registration is now closed. See you at the reception!