Dubai has established itself as an ecosystem for innovation and the future economy, as well as a preferred global destination for conferences and exhibitions focused on future sectors and emerging technologies, said Mohammed Al Gergawi, UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future, and MD of Dubai Future Foundation.
Al Gergawi also spoke about the Abundance 360 Summit (A360), which will be held in Dubai on March 26-27, and will bring together thought leaders, scientists, innovators, investors, government leaders, and entrepreneurs to collaborate and design the future of the technology and innovation sectors.
"Hosting the Abundance 360 Summit for the first time in the Middle East under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Dubai Future Foundation, underscores the global confidence in the UAE's position, and Dubai's emergence as a global hub for innovation and entrepreneurship. As A360 discuss the future of emerging technology and its impact on many of major economic sectors, Dubai will serve as a platform to connect, share knowledge and experience, and build global partnerships that support the efforts of building the future."
The A360 Summit will includes five main sessions and two interactive panel discussions that highlight the future of various sectors such as the Internet of Things (IoT), sensors, Quantum Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, 3D Printing, Blockchain, the future of longevity, and the future of smart cities. The summit highlights the impact of emerging technologies across various sectors of the economy including the future of finance, real estate, consulting, healthcare, software, venture capital, manufacturing, public services, and retail.
The summit will also discuss best ways to keep pace with the latest advances in technology and highlight the existing opportunities to develop multi-billion dollar projects and develop new markets and sectors.