Arab Future Cities Dubai 2017

30-31 October 2017
Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
منتجع وسبا سوفيتيل دبي بالم

فعاليات مؤتمر المدن الذكية الرائدة في الشرق الأوسط



Following the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai to make the Emirate as the smartest and happiest city, the government of Dubai has implemented several innovative programs and smart city services, under the key dimensions of Smart Economy, Smart Living, Smart Mobility, Smart Governance, Smart Environment and Smart People.
The 4th Annual Arab Future Cities Summit will be held under the patronage of the Ministry of Infrastructure Development, on 30th and 31st October, 2017 in Dubai will emphasize on the future opportunities and evolving technologies to counter the challenges faced and achieve the city’s ambitions in being one of the world’s most connected and sustainable “Smart Cities” – in time for Expo 2020.

في أعقاب رؤية صاحب السمو الشيخ محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم، نائب رئيس الدولة ورئيس مجلس الوزراء وحاكم دبي، لجعل إمارة دبي أذكى وأبهى المدن، بادرت حكومة دبي بتنفيذ العديد من البرامج المبتكرة وخدمات المدن الذكية وذلك في ظل الأبعاد الرئيسية لاستراتيجيات الاقتصاد الذكي، والحياة الذكية، والتنقل الذكي، وبرامج الحوكمة الذكية، والبيئة والشعوب الذكية.

سوف ترتكز مباحثات القمة السنوية الرابعة لمدن المستقبل العربية التي ستنعقد في الفترة من 30 – 31 أكتوبر 2017 بدبي، على كم الفرص المستقبلية، ووسائل التكنولوجيا المتطورة لمواجهة التحديات والعمل على تحقيق آمال وتطلعات إمارة دبي حتى تصبح واحدةً من أكثر المدن الذكية ارتباطًا وتواصلًا بالعالم بحلول معرض إكسبو 2020.

فعاليات مؤتمر المدن الذكية الرائدة في الشرق الأوسط

Sponsors and Partners

Featured Speakers / 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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Session Topics at a Glance / استعراض المواضيع الرئيسية


Q & A






  • Smart Dubai Initiatives
  • Smart Society - Citizen Engagement and Participation
  • Smart Mobility and Smart Transportation
  • The Power of Open City Data
  • Digitizing Government Processes and Service Delivery
  • How Cities can Improve their Resilience
  • Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency in Smart Cities
  • Designing Sustainable Cities - Urban Regeneration
  • Safe and Secured Connected Cities
  • Blockchain and the Smart City
  • Dubai’s Journey to be the Happiest City
  • Showcasing a Legacy of Digital Leadership

Benefits of Attending / فوائد حضور هذا الملتقى

This by-invitation-only summit provides a platform to engage in knowledge sharing and discuss goals, visions, trends and challenges in making cities smarter and more sustainable. Leading regional and international industry experts will deliver insightful presentations on pertinent topics through keynote presentations and interactive panel discussions. Be part of the summit to -

Connect with industry peers
Acquire knowledge from industry thought leaders
Participate in idea sharing
Explore cutting edge technologies and solutions

Dubai Smart City Initiatives / مبادرات مدينة دبي الذكية

The aim is to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city on Earth. This is according to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum where placing people’s happiness is the ultimate success indicator. It will follow the principles of communication, integration and cooperation.

This will be achieved by being-


Optimised use of city resources

Integrated daily life services

Anticipate risks & protect people and information

Enriched life and business experiences for all

With this in mind, the Smart Dubai Office (SDO) introduced over 121 smart initiatives and 1,129 smart services and they are centered around-





Economic Services

Urban Planning

Attendee Profile / الملف الشخصي للحضور

23% - Government Officials
17% - Regional Heads, MD’s & VP’s
19% - Urban Planners, Project Advisors & Developers
27% - Engineers, Architects & Designers
6% - Contractors
7% - CEO’s, CTO’s, CIO’s
1% - Others


The 4th Annual Arab Future Cities Summit Dubai 2017 will host over 400 senior level decision makers from across the GCC including:

  • Mayors, Ministers, Government Officials
  • Urban Planners, Project Advisers, Developers
  • Sustainability, Energy Efficiency and Green Building Consultants
  • Engineers, Architects, Designers
  • Academics and Researchers
  • Tech Experts and Innovators

2016 Attendee Statistics / إحصائيات الحضور 2016

Hours of Networking
Industry Relevant Topics
Industry Expert Speakers
Top Companies
Delegates Attended

Watch 2017 Event Highlights / مشاهدة ملخص لحدث عام 2017

See what our Past Attendees have to say / للاطلاع على آخر حديث للحضور الكريم

"It was a very well-organized event. The speakers provided very interesting topics and the solutions showcased were wonderful."

Amna AlSharif
Business Analyst
Dubai Municipality

Registration Closed!

30-31 October 2017

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منتجع وسبا سوفيتيل دبي بالم



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