Future Cities Summit in Dubai

Future Cities Summit in Dubai, UAE

Since the launch of the Dubai Smart City project by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the city is in a race to meet its smart goals ahead of Expo 2020, and under several innovative programs, has already made much progress towards its goal of becoming the world’s smartest city.

The 5th Annual Arab Future Cities Summit will lay emphasis on the current trends, evolving technologies and new opportunities in achieving the city’s ambition of becoming one of the smartest, most sustainable and connected ‘Smart Cities’ in the world.

Smart Dubai Office Initiatives

Guided by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Smart Dubai Office (SDO) has continually pursued a revolutionary new vision for a smart city: to be the happiest on earth.

To achieve this, the Smart Dubai initiative structures its end goals across a carefully selected set of 4 strategic pillars, and the agenda defines a city wide approach to achieving these by delivering services and initiatives across 6 strategic themes:

Session Topics at a Glance

  • Smart Governance – Enabling Responsive, Transparent and Inclusive Decisions
  • Connecting People, Data and Knowledge – Creating Smart Citizens
  • The Explosion of AI – What Happens Next?
  • Urban Mobility – The Paradigm Shift
  • Dubai Blockchain – Driving the Future Economy
  • Citizen-centric Connected Cities
  • When Psychology Meets Technology
  • The Race to Autonomous Vehicles
  • Smart City KPIs – Improving Functionality, Quality of Life and Economic Sustainability
  • 5G is the Future of the Smart City

Official Link

Deadline: Ongoing