Some 1,000 business leaders, policymakers, startuppers, students and new technology specialists will take part in the third edition of Tunisia Digital Summit 2019 to be held in Tunis on April 2 and 3, organiser of the event and president of “Tunisie Place de Marché” (TPM) Skander Haddar revealed Monday.
The “Tunisia Digital Summit is the event where all the digital economy stakeholders in Tunisia meet,” he said at a meeting with the press held in Tunis.
Haddar said that, through various keynotes and panels led by around 60 internationally renowned experts, the Tunisia Digital Summit will holistically address the strategic topics of digital management, such as customer experience, omnichannel marketing (customer-initiated or corporate-initiated contacts), HR transformation, agility and change management.
The event will be an opportunity to study the major technological trends such as cognitive computing, transmission and storage technology, IoT (Internet of Things), Intelligent Cloud, cybersecurity, and so onetc.
“In a vertical and sectoral approach, Tunisia Digital Summit will shed light on the major impacts of transformation in retail, banking, creative industry, digital commerce and 4.0 industry, through dedicated workshops, led by business experts, “he added.
Several themes related to technological innovation and the digital transformation of companies will be discussed at this event with the presentation of some Tunisian companies’ successful experiences.
Haddar said the Open Innovation Challenge is a 48-hour Hackathon (an event where a group of volunteer developers come together to do collaborative computer programming) which will be launched for the first time at TDS 2019 in partnership with STAR insurance company on the theme “Artificial Intelligence in Fraud Detection and Verification of Auto Repair Costs”.
The competition will be launched with groups engineering students in partnership with JET (Junior Business Association). They will be competing nonstop 24 hours to develop a technological solution project from noon April 1 to noon April 2, he added.
Digital experts and leaders will offer no less than 10 workshops around digital transformation within the framework of the TDS Lab.
For two days, digital decision makers in Tunisia will also meet at the TDS Expo to bring their business to a highly qualified audience.
TDS has also made the digital employment pole available to companies to help them identify and recruit candidates more easily in the digital sector.
The TDS event will also be an opportunity to promote B2B NETWORKING, a network identified to bring digital agencies and professionals closer to their customers and partners.
TDS 2018 had recorded the participation of 769 people. 25 lectures and 16 technical workshops were organised.