Egyptians met the talking robot Sofia in person at the first day of Creative Industry summit. The 8th and biggest edition of the Creative Industry summit was launched on Tuesday April 17th and lasts for two days. Impressively the summit had gathered the greatest minds internationally, locally, and robotically!
Everyone was head over heels for meeting the famous talking robot Sofia. First Sofia was interviewed by renowned TV Presenter Osama Kamal, then it got engaged in various conversations and took many selfies! Sofia’s presence opened discussion on Artificial Intelligence in how it’s excelling rapidly and how much potentials it has in the future. (Sofia is expected to be interviewed by the famous Abla Fahita on the second day of the summit).
This years’ summit main topic revolved around content. Many outstanding speakers took the stand at the summit such as Eng. Naguib Sawiris, Executive Chairman at Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding; Dana Griffin, founder of INNRDesign; a number of influential social media gurus like Abdel Hamid Abdallah (Icon Creations), Mohammed El Bassiouny ( Tayarah), Omar Osman, The App concept), and Ramy Kandil (HUG Digital).
One of the Main panel discussions received the heads behind Egyptian Media “Kitchen” including Alaa ALkahky (Chairman at Group A), Hany Osama (Founder of The Producers) , Hesham Soliman ( Network President at DMC), Manar El Amin ( Chief Commercial Officer at CBC), Mohammed Hefzy (Founder of Film Clinic). The panel discussed” TV content and Broadcast Industry: Caution – Turbulance Ahead!” and was moderated by media Guru Amr Qoura.