ESRI MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

Nov 8 - 10, 2016 | Dead Sea, Jordan

Registration
Monday, November 7
Time  Session Presenter(s) Location
09:00 - 16:15 Preconference Seminar- ArcGIS Platform-Putting It All Together Mohammed Khair (InfoGraph) Dilmun 1
09:00 - 16:15 Preconference Seminar- ArcGIS Pro for Professionals
Ibrahim Jarrar (InfoGraph) Dilmun 2
Tuesday, November 8
Time  Session Presenter(s) Location
09:15 - 11:00                   Plenary Session Introduction-Mazen Jouaneh (InfoGraph)

Minister of Information and Communication Technology, and Minister of Public Sector Development - Her Excellency Mrs Majd Shweikeh

GIS Enabling a Smarter World-Jack Dangermond (Esri)

The Royal Jordanian Geographic Center - Director General - Dr. Awni Khasawneh
Sacrament
11:00 - 11:30  Morning Coffee Break and Expo Opening Sacrament and Expo Hall
11:30 - 13:00      Technical Plenary     Dean Angelides (Esri), Yehia Hassan (Esri), Omar Maher (Esri), Umniah-Ammar Saifan (Esri), Adel Bolbol Fernandez (Esri), Sacrament 
13:00 - 14:30  Hosted Lunch  Hotel Lobby
14:30 - 15:30 User Plenary- GIS Journey to Jordan  Hossam Sayed (Esri Saudi Arabia) and Mustasem Jokhdar (InfoGraph) Sacrament 
Jordan Tourism Board
The Royal Society for The Conservation of Nature
Department of Statistics
Bank of Jordan
Umniah
Amman Baccalaureate School‎
15:30 - 15:45 Keynote Speaker: Location Benefits Governments, Business and the Citizen-
The Case for a Spatially Connected Nation
John Kedar- Ordnance Survey International  Sacrament                                 
15:45 - 16:00  ONG-IT / SynerGIS Success Stories of Esri Product Implentations  Karim ElHanafi (ONG-IT) Sacrament 
16:00 - 16:30  Afternoon Coffee Break Expo Hall
11:00 - 17:30 GIS Solutions Expo Expo Hall
Wednesday, November 9
Time  Session Presenter(s) Location
Technical Workshops
09:00 - 10:15

ArcGIS as Platform- Overview Mohammed Khair (InfoGraph) 
Sacrament 1
ArcGIS Apps-Putting It All Together Amr Wahba (Esri) Sacrament 2
ArcGIS Pro - An Overview
Ibrahim Jarrar (InfoGraph)
Dilmun 1 & 2
10:45 - 12:00 Big Data & Advanced Analytics: Industry Use-Cases
Omar Maher (Esri)
Sacrament 1
ArcGIS Earth: An Introduction
Adel Bolbol Fernandez (Esri)
Sacrament 2
Applying Spatial Statistics: The Analysis Process in Action
Waleed Effat (Esri)
Dilmun 1 & 2
12:30 - 13:45
Real-Time GIS: GeoEvent Extension
Osama Baddad (InfoGraph)
Sacrament 1
Survey123 for ArcGIS: Collect Field Data with Smart Forms
Hamid Yunus (Esri)
Sacrament 2
3D Analysis: An Overview
Ibrahim Jarrar (InfoGraph) 
Dilmun 1 & 2
15:00 - 16:15
Insights for ArcGIS 
Omar Maher (Esri)
Sacrament 1
Workforce for ArcGIS: Coordinate Your Field Workforce
Adel Bolbol Fernandez (Esri)
Sacrament 2
Best Practices for Managing and Serving Lidar and Elevation Data
Waleed Effat (Esri)
Dilmun 1 & 2
Industry Tracks
09:00 - 10:15                                  
Smart Government Industry Track
Auditorium
What's Trending with Smart Cities
Richard Budden (Esri)
Efficient Implementation of an Integrated Enterprise WEB GIS Enabling Process Support ‎for Secure Operations
Josef Prandstetter, Karim Elhanafi, Christoph Kiedl (ONGIT)
Highlights on National and Local Government Geospatial Implementations in MEA  Mohamed Misbah (Khatib & Alami) 
09:00 - 10:15
Utilities Industry Track Dilmun 3

What's Trending with Utilities
Chrystelle Ourzik (Esri)
Using Geographic Information System (GIS) for Modeling and Mapping the Optimum Sites for PV Solar Energy Farms in Qatar
Mohieldeen Yasir (Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute)
CYME Gateway (ArcGIS/CYME Integration): A Data Quality Guardian
Samy Benhadid (Eaton)
10:15 - 10:45 Morning Coffee Break Expo Hall
10:45 - 12:00


Smart Government Industry Track Auditorium

Unlocking the Power of Spatial Data across the Organization through Identity
Sam Acheson (Latitude Geographics)
The Role of GIS Technologies in Jordan Census 2015
Jaffar Mansour (RealSoft)
Utilizing the Esri Platform to Modernize Land Management Systems: A Case Study in Creating a Modern, Efficient and Fully Integrated Enterprise System to Manage Industrial  Alaa Shuaib (Space Imaging Middle East)
10:45 - 12:00 Utilities Industry Track Dilmun 3


Flooding in the Desert
MacVinish Nina (MWH Qatar)
Automation in GIS
Sonone Sagar (MWH)
Mapping Agricultural Water and Energy Use in Jordan at the District Level
Talozi Samer (Jordan University of Science and Technology)
12:00 - 12:30 Noon Break
 
12:30 - 13:45
Smart Government Idustry Track Auditorium



Cityworks and ArcGIS as a System of Engagement for Asset Management
Phil Mogavero (CityWorks)
Fresh Produce For All
Martin Holt (Airbus Defence and Space)
Future of Map Making
Saurav Miglani (TomTom)
12:30 - 13:45 Utilities Industry Track
Dilmun 3



System Engagement at the Example of FEWA’s DMS Integration
Theo Itzen (AED-SICAD)
Combining Real-Time Intelligence with Spatial Analytics
OSIsoft
Shaping Smart Change in Mobile Operations with ZenoCollector
Mike Cooper (Leica)
13:45 - 15:00 Hosted Lunch Hotel Lobby
15:00 - 16:15 
Smart Government Industry Track Auditorium 

HERE - Technology Partner for Optimized Business Solutions
Ammar Masri (HERE)
GIS as a Service "GISaaS"
Shady Kamel (Esri Northeast Africa)
Smarter Data, Smarter World
Raoul Penneman (1Spatial)
15:00 - 16:15 
Telco Industry Track
Dilmun 3
Design, Implementation and Optimization of Fulfilment and Assurance Processes for Multi-Play Telecom Operators – Workorders, Workflows and Workforce
Leon Sagovac (GDI)
The Role of GIS Technology in Modern OSS/BSS Amjad Al Kharabsheh (UtilNet)
GIS Implementation in Oman Broadband
As'ad Al Hosni (Oman Broadband)
09:00 - 17:30 GIS Expo Expo Hall
16:15 - 16:45  Afternoon Coffee Break Expo Hall
18:00 - 22:00 Gala Dinner Jordan Valley Marriott Resort and Spa

Thursday, November 10
Time  Session Presenter(s) Location 
Technical Workshops
09:00 - 10:15                         
Getting Started with Story Maps                                                    Mohammed Khair (InfoGraph)                                                                                                                                                                        Sacrament 1                       
The Journey to Preparing for Certification
Ibrahim Jarrar (InfoGraph)
Sacrament 2
10:45 - 12:00

ArcGIS API for JavaScript: An Introduction
Yousef Obaidat (InfoGraph) 
Sacrament 1
Building Your Server for High Availability and Disaster Recovery
Amr Wahba (Esri)
Sacrament 2
12:30 - 13:45
Implementing an Enterprise GIS Project
Osama Baddad (InfoGraph)
Sacrament 1
12:30 - 13:45 Using Capacity Planning Tool in System Architecture Design
Amr Wahba (Esri)
Sacrament 2
Industry Tracks

09:00 - 10:15  
Humanitarian and Environmental Management Industry Track
The Hashemite University - Dr. Nizar Hammouri
Auditorium 
Geoinformatics forNourishing Drylands
Khaled Al Shama (Biradar et al) (ICARDA)
A Methodology for Mapping Areas Potentially Unstabel Application to the Region Bejaia, Algeria       Bendadouche Hocine (University of Bejaia) 
Impact of Environmental Variables on Dubas Bug Infestation Rate: A Case Study from the Sultanate of Oman                                                                                                                              
Khalifa Mohammed (WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff Middle East)
10:15 - 10:45  Morning Coffee Break Expo Hall 
10:45 - 12:00
Humanitarian and Environmental Management Industry Track Auditorium  
iMMAP Support to the Middle East Region - Better Information for a Better Response Craig von Hagen (IMMAP)
The Use of GIS based Multi-Criteria Evaluation Technique in Developing Seasonal Zoning Plan of Dynamic Wetlands
Natalia Boulad (The Royal Society for The Conservation of Nature)
The Using of GIS for Identifying Change in Groundwater Levels of Aquifers in Qatar, 1980-2009
Yasir Mohammed (Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute) 
12:00 - 12:30 Noon Break
12:30 - 13:45
National Security Industry Track
Auditorium 
GIS: A Platform for a Safer Community
Mike O’Boyle & Guilhem Soulie (Esri)
13:45 - 15:00 Hosted Lunch Hotel Lobby
09:00 - 15:00 GIS Expo Expo Hall 
Big Data & Advanced Analytics: Industry Use-Cases
Applying Spatial Statistics: The Analysis Process in Action
Survey123 for ArcGIS: Collect Field Data with Smart Forms