Arab Future Cities Summit, the Middle East’s premier smart cities event, is coming to Dubai. Taking place on 10 & 11 November 2014 at the luxurious Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, over 350 of the region’s senior city stakeholders, high-profile government authorities and cutting-edge technologists representing the world’s leading smart city brands will gather to address key projects and initiatives in smart urban development.
Cities in the Middle East face unique challenges in water and energy security, transportation and mobility, sustainable development and citizen engagement, with governments now looking to find new ways to manage these complexities with the increased pressures of urbanization.
Host of the World Expo 2020, Dubai strives to position itself among the world’s top 10 sustainable cities, providing both residents and visitors with a highly connected, technology-centric environment committed to optimization of resources.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has launched a strategy to transform Dubai into a Smart City, featuring 100 key initiatives within the pillars of life, society, mobility, economy, governance and environment.
Arab Future Cities Summit Dubai is a unique platform for senior influencers committed to achieving this ambitious goal, and the leading platform for project knowledge sharing, high-level networking and a showcase of the technology that will make this dream a reality. - See more at: http://www.smartcitiesdubai.com/#sthash.7Jovjq7M.dpuf