Arab Future Cities Dubai 2018

3-4 September 2018
Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
منتجع وسبا سوفيتيل دبي بالم

الحدث الرائد للمدن الذكية في الشرق الأوسط



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.

منذ إطلاق مشروع دبي الذكية من قبل صاحب السمو الشيخ محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم، نائب رئيس الدولة رئيس مجلس الوزراء وحاكم دبي، تخوض دبي سباق لتحقيق أهدافها الذكية قبل انطلاق إكسبو 2020، وقد حققت بالفعل تقدما كبيرا نحو هدفها المتمثل في أن تصبح أذكى مدينة في العالم، وذلك عن طريق العديد من البرامج المبتكرة.  

تركز القمة السنوية الخامسة لمدن المستقبل في العالم العربي على الاتجاهات الحالية والتكنولوجيات المتطورة والفرص الجديدة في تحقيق طموح المدينة بأن تصبح من أذكى المدن الذكية وأكثرها استدامة وتواصلا في العالم.

الحدث الرائد للمدن الذكية في الشرق الأوسط

2017 Sponsors and Partners / الرعاة والشركاء في 2017

2017 Featured Speakers / 2017 المتحدثون المميزون

H.E. Dr. Abdullah Belhaif AlNuaimi
H.E. Dr. Abdullah Belhaif AlNuaimi

Minister Ministry of Infrastructure Development

Dawoud AbdulRahman AlHajri
Dawoud AbdulRahman AlHajri

Assistant Director General - Engineering and Planning Sector Dubai Municipality

Samira Al Rais |
Samira Al Rais

Director - Policy and Strategy, Sustainable Development The General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai

Ahmed Bahrozyan |
Ahmed Bahrozyan

CEO - Licensing Agency Roads and Transport Authority

Fida Mohammed AlHammadi
Fida Mohammed AlHammadi

Head - Research and Building System Section Dubai Municipality

Michael Lake |
Michael Lake

President and CEO Leading Cities, Boston, USA

Yousef Baselaib |
Yousef Baselaib

Executive Director Masdar

Paul Copping |
Paul Copping

Chief Innovation Officer Digital Greenwich, UK

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2017 Statistics / إحصاءات عام 2017

Hours of Networking
Industry Relevant Topics
Industry Expert Speakers
Delegates Attended

Testimonials / الشهادات - التوصيات

There were excellent presentations of the future world. I found very knowledgeable presenters. The venue was excellent. The services were also excellent. I will attend again next time.

Jagath Gunawardena
Senior Manager Projects
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
It was an honor to attend. It was great to know about the concept of smart cities. The event provided a platform to discuss the future challenges to construct a smart community which involves interaction with the new innovations in the modern living. Expotrade is always leading to organize such events with its team of experts.

Agha Shakil Ahmad
Agriculture Engineer
Sharjah Municipality
The venue and the event was really good. We thoroughly enjoyed it. More importantly the speakers and topic presentation were all informative. We learned more and it was certainly helpful. Also the sponsors were really good and gave more information about smart cities.

Kanagaraj Gurusamy
Senior Manager

Be a Part of the Summit / كن جزءا من القمة

Innovate. Interact. Inspire.

A leading event like no other, this by invitation only event is the only platform in the Middle East for sharing knowledge and exploring the current trends, challenges and goals for creating smarter cities

40+ visionary international and regional speakers
An unrivalled agenda
The latest innovations
First class networking opportunities

Session Topics at a Glance / استعراض المواضيع الرئيسية

Panel Discussions
Q & A
Latest Innovations


  • 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

Smart Dubai Office Initiatives / مبادرة مكتب دبي الذكية

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:

Seamless | Efficient | Safe | Impactful

Smart Living | Smart Economy | Smart People | Smart Mobility | Smart Environment | Smart Governance

Attendee Profile / الملف الشخصي للحضور

3% - Healthcare, 7% - Telecom, 8% - Transportation, 11% - Utilities, 12% - Property Development, 22% - City Planners / Urban Developers, 37% - Government

2017 Highlights Video / مقطع فيديو عن المعالم البارزة في 2017

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3-4 September 2018

Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
منتجع وسبا سوفيتيل دبي بالم



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