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Business & Money | Wednesday 8 May, 2024 3:13 pm |
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The Middle East Low Code No Code Summit 2024 Successfully Concludes, To Return As CODE

 

The successful conclusion of two-day summit, The Middle East Low Code No Code Summit 2024 on May 2nd marked a pivotal moment, with over 300 technology leaders, Low-code No-code experts, and government entities converging to explore the forefront of innovation. This gathering provided an essential platform for global experts, innovators, and thought leaders to dissect the latest advancements and indispensable strategies vital for navigating the ever-evolving landscape of low-code and no-code technology. The event also unveiled "CODE" as the new identity for future editions of The Middle East Low Code No Code Summit.

The conference kicked off with an insightful government keynote address by Dr. Hussain AlJahdali, Advisor (ITET), who underscored the transformative potential of no-code/low-code platforms in reshaping governance for public innovation. He highlighted how these tools empower non-technical stakeholders to actively engage in digital initiatives, expediting the delivery of citizen-centric solutions while fostering enhanced collaboration and efficiency within governmental processes. Speaking of the event, he said, “This event stands as a beacon of innovation, bringing together leading minds to explore the profound impact of these (LCNC) tools. It's an opportunity to delve into how they will revolutionize our approach to digital solutions”. 

Day two commenced with a Keynote by Anas Mosa, IT Director, PIF Projects, who remarked, “The advent of low-code and no-code technologies is reshaping our digital ecosystem, making agile development and swift deployment an accessible reality for all. These platforms are not just driving innovation; they are democratizing it, allowing for a dynamic fusion of business acumen and technological advancement.

Panel discussions explored the integration of low-code and no-code solutions in digital governance, covering Enterprise Low Code platforms, AI's synergy with LCNC, and strategies for navigating emerging technologies. They also addressed effective leadership in digital transformation, empowering IT teams with LCNC integration, and fostering collaboration between citizen developers and professionals, highlighting successful LCNC implementations in accelerating application development.

Among the distinguished attendees were VVIP guests, including:

  • Eng. Abdul Majeed Bin Hassan Al-Omrani: Director General of Innovation at Monsha’at
  • Eng. Sultan Alsenani: Decision Support Director, MCIT
  • Ahmad Alnafessah: Senior Advisor - Smart Cities Technologies (Confidential)
  • Mahmoud Mazi: General Manager Retail at Monsha'at

The event featured distinguished leaders, industry experts, and luminaries such as:

  • Shihab Aldin Rabee, Digital Transformation Strategic Advisor, Saudi Food & Drug Authority
  • Fahad Bin Oryan, Director Of Applications, Government Entity
  • Dr. Walaa Alnasser, General Manager of Business Intelligence and Decision Support, Government Entity
  • Anas Mosa, IT Director, PIF Projects
  • Amr Salah, CEO – Infrastructure & Utilities, Ajlan & Bros Holding Group
  • Dr. Ahmed Darwish Elsayed, Head of Digital Delivery, Bank Al Bilad
  • Fahad Bedaiwi, Executive Vice President / Head, Facilities Management and Engineering, Saudi National Bank 

Leading figures from the Low Code No Code realm led comprehensive discussions and technical presentations covering various aspects of LCNC:

  • Abou Boulalouah, Senior Account Executive, OutSystems
  • Mohammed Samir, Sales Manager, DigiNation
  • Mohamed Shaaban, Senior Account Executive, OutSystems
  • Wilco Leenders, Lead Solution Architect Presales, Middle East, Mendix
  • Mahmoud Ahmed Gad, Sr. Technical Architect, DigiNation
  • Maik De Wolf, Managing Director, Middle East, Mendix
  • Sachin Vijan, Global BU Head, Low Code Development, Nagarro
  • Harini Vijayakumar, Solutions Architect EMEA, Kissflow
  • Abdulmoti Assi, Enterprise Account Executive, Creatio
  • Celes Abraham, Chief Operating Officer, Sterlo
  • Roger Kool, CEO, S4 Digital
  • Anas Wahab, CEO Asia, S4 Digital

A standout feature of the event was the special segment titled “SHELEADS: Technology & Beyond,” which celebrated the impactful contributions of women in propelling the Kingdom towards a tech-driven future and spearheading digital transformation efforts.

The exhibition floor buzzed with energy as it showcased the cutting-edge of LCNC technology and solutions. Premier LCNC solution providers including OutSystems, DigiNation, Mendix, Creatio, Sterlo, Kissflow, RapidData, NTG Clarity, S4Digital, Gulf Business Solutions, Novigo, Omnix, Nagarro, Conneqt Digital, and Joget unveiled their latest innovations, demonstrating their commitment to advancing the frontiers of digital transformation.

The two-day event concluded with the LCNC Awards 2024, recognizing outstanding achievements in the field. The winners included:

  • Kissflow: Low Code/No Code Solution of the Year
  • OutSystems: Best Low Code/No Code Platform
  • Hilal Ud Din: Low Code/No Code for Business Transformation (Individual)
  • Tanmiah Food Company: Low Code/No Code for Business Transformation
  • Obeikan Investment Group: Innovation in Low Code/No Code
  • King Abdulaziz University: Low Code/No Code Governance and Compliance
  • Yelo: Low Code/No Code Security Excellence

The Middle East Low Code No Code Summit 2024 signifies a significant milestone in Saudi Arabia's journey towards technological advancement and digital transformation, setting the stage for a vibrant and inclusive tech ecosystem in the region.

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