COVID-19 Impact: IDC’s ICT Outlook for the Middle East, Turkey & Africa

April 7, 2020

Overview

The global COVID-19 outbreak has brought the world to an almost complete standstill. The impact on the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) region has been significant, and the situation continues to evolve. The ICT industry is feeling the effects as customers – whether consumers, governments, or businesses – face unprecedented disruption. IDC is keeping a close eye on these changing ICT market trends, both worldwide and across the region.

 

This webinar will focus specifically on COVID-19's impact on the META ICT industry and the market changes we can expect to see over the coming months. The session will examine both the economic and ICT market outlook, as well as the anticipated impact on key technology sub-markets and verticals. It will showcase CIO perspectives and responses, while also outlining the emerging opportunities that tech vendors and providers can explore as they look to help their customers navigate these uncertain times.

Agenda

Time Event & Speakers
12:00

COVID-19 Impact: IDC’s ICT Outlook for the Middle East, Turkey & Africa

Jyoti Lalchandani
Group Vice President & Regional MD, IDC Middle East, Africa and Turkey
Ranjit Rajan
Associate Vice President, Research (META), IDC
Wilson Xavier
Research Director, Telecom & IT Services (META), IDC
12:45

IDC CIO Panel Discussion
Navigating the current crisis and planning for the future “differently”

Jyoti Lalchandani
Group Vice President & Regional MD, IDC Middle East, Africa and Turkey
Gopi Krishnan
Group Chief Disruption Officer, GEMS Education (UAE)
Oğuz Sezgin
CIO & Digital Transformation Leader, Koç Holding (Turkey)
Dr. Raed Al Hazme
Executive Director, Information Services & Informatics Division, National Guard Health Affairs (KSA)
13:15

Questions & Answers

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Sheila Manek

Senior Marketing Manager, MEA region

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