BICSI Middle East & Africa Conference concludes

BICSI, the global association leading the advancement of the information and communications technology (ICT) community, successfully concluded the 2019 BICSI Middle East & Africa Conference and Exhibition that brought together nearly 500 delegates from 32 countries.


Todd Taylor BICSI President Elect

Todd Taylor, BICSI President-Elect, who delivered a presentation titled, “Digital Infrastructure in a Connected Future,” said “The focus of my presentation was on the importance of implementing a robust, standards-based digital infrastructure. The right infrastructure will accommodate future advancements in technology, driven by user needs in communication, data storage/retrieval and increase in connected devices.

“BICSI has positioned itself with a strong offering in training, credentials and documentation to support the future advancements in digital infrastructure requirements to support technology applications. With the formation of the new BICSI EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Region, BICSI has strengthened its commitment to the region and is focused on growing its presence and membership.”

The conference held from 16-18 April at Dubai World Trade Centre under the theme, ‘From AI to Zettabytes: A Connected Future!’, which featured keynotes, a panel discussion, and technical presentations by international experts sharing the latest advancements in the world of ICT/extra-low voltage (ELV) digital infrastructure including how artificial intelligence (AI) is being deployed in data centres and other ICT/ELV facilities around the world.

Tareq Salman General Manager Tamdeed Projects

Tareq Salman, General Manager of Tamdeed Projects, said “We are pleased to collaborate with BICSI to support the ICT community and promote innovation in all aspects of enterprise network solutions. Tamdeed Projects is a leader in the UAE for outdoor fibre network solutions and a key player and integrator for indoor structured networks and in-building solutions. We have been setting a footprint in the ELV and ICT infrastructure business, and continues to invest in evolving a solid and compelling ELV and ICT portfolio. The BICSI conference reinforces our continued focus to promote best practices, professionalism and customer satisfaction in providing ICT solutions to operators, governments and businesses.”