• Event date 2 March, 2023
  • Event location Dubai
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Art+Tech Summit 2023 programme

2 March, 2023

Art+Tech summit

9:45am – 10:00am GST


Meagan Kelly Horsman, Managing Director Middle East and North Africa, Christie’s

10:00am – 10:15am

Opening remarks

Ben Gore, Christie’s Chief Operating Officer

10:15am – 10:45am

Fostering Global Innovation: Building for the future

Mudassir Sheikha, CEO and Founder of Careem
Moderator: Devang Thakkar, Global Head of Christie’s Ventures

11:00am – 11:45am

Technology trends to watch

Bambo Sofola, GM Azure, Microsoft
John Burman, Head of Business Developments, Proto
Graham Sheldon, Chief Product Officer, UI Path

11:45am – 1:00pm

Speakers and Attendee’s Lunch

Hosted by Christie's International Real Estate, Dubai at Zheng He’s, Mina A Salam

1:00pm – 1:45pm

The Role of Technology in the Lives of Creatives: Collecting, Curating and Creating

Lukas Amacher, Managing Director, 1of1 Collection Gallery
Refik Anadol, Artist
AC, 6529, Portfolio Manger
Moderator: Beatriz Ordovas, International Senior Director, Head of Post-War and Contemporary Iberia, Christie’s

1:45pm – 2:30pm

Creativity in the age of the Metaverse

Shashi Menon, CEO, UNXD & Nervora
Amin Al Zarouni Bedu, CEO
Audrey Ou, CEO TRLab
Moderator: Vanessa Barboni Hallik, Founder, CEO Another Tomorrow

2:30pm – 3:15pm

Building Trust in the Future

Yayoi Shionoiri, Executive Director to the Estate of Chris Burden and the Studio of Nancy Rubins
Amir “Mondoir” Soleymani, Collector and Gallerist
Mira Lane, Sr. Director, Technology and Society, Google

3:15pm – 4:00pm

Recent developments and innovation in the Art Market

Dr Ridha Moumni, Deputy Chairman, Middle East and North Africa, Christie’s
Moderator: Marcus Fox, Global MD of Post War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s

4:00pm – 4:30pm

Art + Tech : A Cycle of Innovation

Keith Grossman, President, MoonPay
Moderator: Devang Thakkar, Global Head of Christie’s Ventures

4:30pm – 4:45pm

Internet + Art

Dr Omar Kholeif, Author, Director of Collections and Senior Curator at Sharjah Art Foundation


Closing remarks

HE Sarah Al Amiri, Minister of State of Education and Advance Technology; Chairwoman of the UAE Space Agency
Anthea Peers, President EMEA, Christie’s

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