Welcome to the BICSI Virtual EMEA Conference & Exhibition!

Attend Virtually from Anywhere in the World
The conference will be held in Dubai Time.

BICSI is using the latest technology to bring you the best information and communications technology (ICT) education and innovation that the industry has to offer. We are using the vFairs event platform to offer an intuitive virtual experience to attendees and exhibitors alike, along with highlights including interactive features, audio and video chat and much more.

There is no software to download—you will just need internet access and your preferred web browser. No matter where in the world you live, you can completely immerse yourself in ICT knowledge-building and technological advancements while networking with exhibitors, speakers and colleagues from around the globe.

We are glad to have you with us for this exciting event!

• 5G • Data Centers • Intelligent Buildings • Smart Cities • Internet of Things • Latest Developments in ICT/ELV Standards • Wireless and DAS • Optical Fiber & PON • ICT Professional Development • And More

2020 EMEA Conference & Exhibition Agenda

17 - 18 November 2020 - Gulf Standard Time (Dubai)

Tuesday, 17 November

09:30 - 10:30
Conference Call to Order & Opening Keynote Speaker – “Global Trends in ICT Infrastructure”

Lone Hansen


10:30 - 19:00
11:00 - 11:45
"The Future of Digital Infrastructure"

David Carey, MSc, CIWFM

MET Consulting

11:45 - 12:30
"Connectivity Trends"

Feras Hani, RCDD, DCDC, OSP


13:30 - 14:30
"Evolution of Copper Cabling: How New Systems for Intelligent Buildings Are Changing Our Infrastructure Designs"

Gautier Humbert, RCDD


14:30 - 15:30
"Zone Cable - Are We Ready?"

Miodrag Kovanovic

TRS Serbia

16:00 - 17:00
"SMART BY DESIGN: Implementing Intelligence During Design & Construction"

Mohamed Essam


17:00 - 18:00
"Edgeless Connectivity From IoT to 5G and Data Centers"

Dr. Montri Wiboonrat

King Mongkut's Institute of Technology

Wednesday, 18 November

9:00 - 10:00
"Keynote Presentation: "Developing Deeper Connections"

Eugene Seah

Trainium Academy

10:00 - 10:45
"Installing AV in New Collaboration Spaces"

Karl Rosenberg


10:30 - 19:00
11:15 - 12:00
"Simplifying Wi-Fi Troubleshooting"

Stefan Klotzbuecher


13:30 - 14:15
"Centralized Power Delivery Using Digital Electricity"

Ron Tellas


14:15 - 15:00
"TR60 - ICT Lifecycle Management"

David Bain

Telecommunications Industry Association

15:30 - 16:15
"Case Study: One Company's Journey to a Modern Disaster Recovery Solution - DRaaS"

Craig Rhodes

Structured Communication Systems, Inc.

16:15 - 17:00
"The Cognitive Enterprise: A New Era of Business"

Samer Abdullatif


17:00 - 18:00
"What is the Future of the ICT Connected World Post-Covid-19?"


Dr. Taseer A. Rangrez


Shaimaa Hashem, RCDD, DCDC, PMP

Dar Al-Handasah

Miodrag Kovanovic

TRS Serbia

Chris Frazer, RCDD

Layer Zero Services

Edmond Ayavazian

Furukawa Electric

Abdulla Al Wahedi

Leading FM Expert

18:00 - 18:15
Conference Wrap-up and Closing Remarks



Yes, you will need to register for the 2020 BICSI EMEA Virtual Conference & Exhibition to receive a unique username and login and enjoy all Virtual Conference & Exhibition features. Click here to register for the full conference.
Yes, you can register as a virtual exhibit hall visitor at no charge. This will allow you access to the exhibit hall to view exhibit booths, have live chats with exhibitors, and gather information and files in a swag bag.
Yes. Similar to a “cart”, you will be able to add documents to your “Swag Bag” and then email them to yourself.
A swag bag is a virtual briefcase where you can save documents from a booth. You can access files in your Swag Bag for 2 weeks after the event and email them to yourself or others.


No, it is all hosted online on your browser. You will only need access to the internet.
We recommend Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge. We also reccomend downloading the Zoom app prior to the event.
Good internet connectivity will ensure high quality video streaming.
Yes, but the iPad Pro is not recommended.
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the online event.
The on-demand content will be hosted for 30 days following the event.

BICSI Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Dubai Association Centre

Executive Office #02, 2nd Floor

The Offices 02 Building, One Central

Dubai World Trade Centre Complex

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 (4) 516 3018 / +971 (50) 8172788

Email: emea2020@bicsi.org

Office Hours:


9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Gulf Standard Time

BICSI World Headquarters

8610 Hidden River Parkway

Tampa, FL 33637, USA

Tel: +1 813.979.1991 or 800.242.7405 (USA & Canada toll-free)

Email: bicsi@bicsi.org

Office Hours:


8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. - Eastern Time Zone