Dubai's smart city vision to be showcased at Arab Future Cities Summit

Endorsed by ‘Dubai Municipality’ this year’s Arab Future Cities Summit in Dubai will see over 350 delegates participating at the event.

This two-day conference is scheduled to take place next week on the 10th and 11th November at the Sofitel, The Palm Resort & Spa, Dubai (UAE). The Arab Future Cities Summit is one of the largest Smart cities events globally.

The Arab Future Cities summit is a high-profile international gathering of government authorities, developers, urban planners, investors, academics and cutting-edge technologists aimed at giving direction to smart city development across the Middle East region, and a platform for organizations to showcase their achievements, upcoming projects and smart technologies.

The event has been successfully held in Doha, Qatar, under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdul Rahman Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Qatar’s Minister of Municipality & Urban Planning for the past 3 years, and we are delighted to announce the 4th edition to be held in Dubai.

The conference will cover issues like Digital Strategies for a Successful Smart City, Smart Security Using Security Analytics & Threat Intelligence, Healthcare, Building Design & Sustainable Urban Planning, eSystems of Logistics & Transportation, Big Data for Smart Cities, Energy Consumption, E-Government and much more. A panel of professionals and educators will discuss Future Cities Sustainable Development in the Arab World, Intelligent Transport Systems & Smart Building Design & Sustainable Urban Planning.

HE Eng Abdulla Rafia, Assistant Director General - Engineering & Planning Sector, Head of The Sustainability Committee, Dubai Municipality will be presenting on ‘The strategic plan, projects and initiatives to transform Dubai into a Smart City’.

From the City of Copenhagen Marc J. Jorgensen will put a light on ‘COPENHAGEN – Smart City and Urban Development’.

Other speakers include Chris De Lavigne from Frost & Sullivan, Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Saif Kalban from Dubai Health Authority, Eng. Salah Mohammed Al Marzouqi from Department of Transport (Abu Dhabi), Farouk Benouared from Dubai Municipality, Hashem Al Mansoori from Emirates Advanced Investments Group, Rayan Qutub from King Abdullah Economic City and many more.

This year you will see leading innovators and experts from SAP, Autodesk Middle East, Tronic Smart City Pte Ltd, THALES, Renault, Huawei Tech, ZTE Corporation, Robotina, ALGO Consulting Group, Waseela Telecom, Armada Electromechanical, GET Group Holdings, Diyar United Company, Cubic Art Technologies, Atlantech, ISYX Technologies, Omnix, Imex Systems Inc., iTech Management Consultancy, Lafon Technologies, ITQAN for Smart Solutions, Emirates Technology Company, Green Parking UAE, Digital interiors, Helles Gruen DMCC and many others.

Expotrade Global is a conference and event organizer headquartered in Melbourne, Australia with a regional office in Dubai. We work with government authorities from various cities to host events in the fields of construction, infrastructure, banking, landscape, IT, lighting & energy, and sustainability.


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