Arab Future Cities Dubai 2017

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

Dubai Smart City Initiatives

Smart Dubai roadmap boasts of 545 current and planned smart services and initiatives from a variety of strategic partners and government entities

The initiatives broadly fall under six dimensions

Smart Economy

Smart Living

Smart Mobility

Smart Governance

Smart Environment

Smart People

Dubai’s Smart City stakeholders are

  • Dubai Municipality (DM)
  • Dubai Health Authority (DHA)
  • Dubai Police (DP)
  • Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)
  • Department of Economic Development (DED)
  • Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)
  • Dubai Smart Government (DSG)
  • The Executive Council (TEC)
  • Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM)

Key Highlights

Silicon Park, the first integrated smart city project will span 150,000 sqm and cost Dh1.3bn

Dubai Police gets new AI and biometric facial recognition software helping predict future crimes

DubaiID by the DSG and EIDA enables use of 600+ government services with one username

Happiness Meter is the first initiative measuring the happiness experience of people in Dubai

Initiatives Undertaken


Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050

aims to increase the use of clean & renewable energy with a budget of 600bn
Clean Energy Sources

will increase to 7% by 2020, 25% by 2030 and 75% by 2050

allocated budget to meet energy demand for the next 5 years
Microsoft Hololens

adopted to provide innovative solutions for DEWA services by using interactive 3d representation of real data


Dubai's Smart Transport Roadmap

involves 34 projects ranging from autonomous drones to self-driving buses and taxis
Autonomous Aerial Vehicle

(AAV) has completed its first trial to be launched by July 2017
Light Signal Control Units

are now connected to the traffic control center providing easier remote access
Zero Carbon E-Buses

is self charging and will be used in Dubai South, the city of happiness

Registration Closed!

30-31 October 2017

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



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