Agenda 2017


General topic: Connecting Telematics and IoT


DAY 1: Wednesday, 8 March 2017



Registration with exhibition and welcome lunch



Introduction and opening remarks


Alenka Bezjak Mlakar, Director, Telematics Conference



Commercial Telematics and the Internet of Things:

Opprtunities and Synergies


Dominique Bonte, Managing Director and Vice President, B2B, Abi Research



Low Power Wide Area Connectivity in Telematics


Elie Aad, Director Global Partnership for MEA, Sigfox



Panel discussion on connectivity and connectedness opportunities in telematics and IoT


Elie Aad, Director Global Partnerships for MEA, Sigfox

Wouter Debeyne, Business Development Manager Middle East, TomTom Maps

Moderator: Alexander Smirnov, Business Development Director, Middle East, Gurtam



Networking reception and exhibition


DAY 2: Thursday, 9 March 2017



Morning coffee with exhibition and registration



Introduction and outline of the day


Alenka Bezjak Mlakar, Director, Telematics Conference



      Telematics + Internet of Things – Chunking is the Key

Stefan Schnitzler, Management Consultant, Mercedes-Benz




Panel discussion on needs for telematics to adapt to new

trends in automotive and logistics industry



Brent Melvin, Growth and Innovation Manager, Almajdouie Logistics

Stefan Schnitzler, Management Consultant, Mercedes-Benz Consulting

Moderator: Sebastian Stefan, CEO,



Coffee break






The Advantage of Using IoT in Fleet Management for End-Users "Fleet Owner"


 Mohammed Hasan Al Qrinawi, General Manager, Creation Heavy Equipment Trading



Connecting complimentary business partners to enable industry development in the area of IoT and telematics


Aleksander Smirnov, Business Development Director, Middle East,




Networking lunch with exhibition



IoT in Fleet Management: Practical Application


Marek Pukel, Senior International Sales Manager, Ruptela



Creating opportunities for the rapid growth of GPS tracking



Denis Demianikov, Head of Global Business Development, Navixy



Closing panel discussion: Where will (commercial) telematics go?



Bassam Alkassar, Founder and CEO, FMS Tech

Hani Almaktoum, Co-owner and Business Development Consultant,


Qasim Shah, Regional Marketing Manager, MiX Telematics Middle

East and Asia

Moderator: Dominique Bonte, Managing Director and Vice President,

B2B, ABI Research



Exhibition with networking coffee


Please note: Agenda and speakers are subject to change. Working language: English.

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