Arab Future Cities Dubai 2016

13-14 November 2017
United Arab Emirates

Under the Patronage of

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The 3rd Annual Arab Future Cities Summit 2016, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline & Group, President Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman Dubai Airports and supported by the Dubai Economic Council will take place on 8th and 9th November at the iconic Palazzo Versace, Dubai. Ranked as one of the most innovative cities in the world and set to become the ‘smartest’ city, the Dubai Government has identified six key components - transport, communications, infrastructure, electricity, economic services and urban planning that are integral to smart city development.

Against this backdrop, the two day summit will lay emphasis on all the developments, plans and strategies that support Dubai’s smart city vision. The 2015 edition of the summit was held under the patronage of Dubai Municipality.

Under the Patronage of


Featured Speakers

H.E. Hani Rashid Al Hamli
H.E. Hani Rashid Al Hamli

Secretary General Dubai Economic Council

Andrey Belozerov
Andrey Belozerov

Deputy CIO Moscow City

Mark De Haes |
Mark De Haes

President & CEO Mercedes-Benz Cars Middle East

Noel Kirkaldy
Noel Kirkaldy

Business Development, Public Sector, Advanced Mobile Network Solutions Nokia

Ali Al Shidhani |
Ali Al Shidhani

Director - ICT Research The Research Council Oman

Dr. Jonathan Reichental |
Dr. Jonathan Reichental

CIO City of Palo Alto

Muammar Al Katheeri
Muammar Al Katheeri

Executive VP - Engineering Management and Smart City Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority

Ali Al Jassim
Ali Al Jassim

Acting CEO Etihad ESCO

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Session Topics at a Glance








  • From the Internet of Things (IoT) to the Internet of Everything (IoE)
  • Smart Platforms - Next Generation Digital Ecosystems for Happy Citizens
  • Smart Mobility and Transportation – Driverless cars, Parking Solutions
  • Connected Safety and Security in Future Cities
  • Showcasing a Legacy of Digital Leadership - Blueprints for Emerging Economies with Smart Infrastructure
  • Intelligent Sensing Technology for Traffic Management and Smart Public Lighting
  • Smart Metering and Smart Grid Infrastructure
  • Cloud Computing for Building Smarter Cities
  • DEWA’s Electric Vehicle Charging Station Infrastructure Initiative
  • Building Automation – Smart Homes for Smart Cities

Benefits of Attending

The summit offers two days of information and knowledge sharing on engaging topics and trends in the industry via keynote presentations, panel discussions and networking sessions. As an attendee of the Arab Future Cities Summit Dubai, you will walk away with knowledge and an in-depth perspective on various smart city trends

relationships with industry peers
insights from experts and sector specialists
in idea sharing
the latest cutting edge products

2015 Attendee Statistics

Hours of Networking
Delegates Attend
Every Year
Top Companies Represented
Industry Expert Speakers

Attendee Profile

23% - Government Officials
15% - Regional Head, MD’s, VP’s
17% - Urban Planners, Project Advisors, Developers
27% - Engineers, Architects, Designers
9% - Contractors
6% - CEO’s, CTO’s, CIO’s
3% - Others


The 3rd Annual Arab Future Cities Summit Dubai 2016 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

Watch 2016 Event Highlights

See what our Past Attendees have to say

"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

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13-14 November 2017

United Arab Emirates

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