Published On: Tue, Nov 4th, 2014

Dubai’s Smart City vision to be showcased at Arab Future Cities summit

Dubai’s Smart City vision to be showcased at Arab Future Cities summit

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. The two-day conference is scheduled to take place on the 10th and 11th November at the Sofitel Palm Resort and Spa, Dubai. The Arab Future Cities summit is recognised as one of the largest Smart cities events globally.

The event 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, and a platform for organisations to showcase their achievements, upcoming projects and smart technologies.

The conference will cover issues like Digital Strategies for a Successful Smart City, Smart Security Using Security Analytics and Threat Intelligence, Healthcare, Building Design and Sustainable Urban Planning, eSystems of Logistics and 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 and Smart Building Design and Sustainable Urban Planning.

Abdulla Rafia, Assistant Director-General, Engineering and Planning Sector and Head of the Sustainability Committee for Dubai Municipality will be presenting on “The Strategic Plan, Projects and Initiatives to Transform Dubai into a Smart City”.

Other speakers include Ahmed Qurra Baig from Dubai World Center, Chris De Lavigne from Frost and Sullivan, Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Saif Kalban from Dubai Health Authority, Salah Mohammed Al Marzouqi from the 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 the event will welcome 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.

Source : WAM News Agency for United Arab Emirates

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