Arab Future Cities Dubai 2017

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

Sponsors and Partners


SSK Technologies was established in 1999, with a vision to be the first Arab based ITS solution provider in the Middle East. SSK Technologies started the dream with the VIGILANTE OCR to recognize the basic of traffic anywhere (number plates). It was 2005 when the first Arabic OCR was released together with our Partner ARH.

The 200 project we delivered since the start of company has established SSK Technologies as a reliable partner to so many system integrators. The first project beyond the UAE borders was delivered in 2005 (GCC).

The True ITS platform VDS was successfully tested in 2012 when it was implemented in the Hungary Toll Collection system (Hu-Go). It is a unique platform, which is fully scalable without in operation and yet accommodating 3rd party solutions such as traffic lights, enforcement system, bus lane, tool collection, journey time, etc.

We proudly understand the need of ITS in the Arab World.

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InfoWatch is a developer of integrated solutions for enterprise information security, offering efficient products to protect organizations against the most pressing internal and external threats. InfoWatch is a group of several software development companies: InfoWatch, Appercut, Attack Killer, EgoSecure, Kribrum and Cezurity.

The company has been actively developing and continuously showing rapid annual product and solution sales growth, actively participating in international markets. Gartner, a leading technology research and advisory group, included InfoWatch into a Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Data Loss Prevention.

InfoWatch has gained expertise and vast experience in projects of any complexity for public sector, finance, oil and gas, manufacturing, telecom and many other industries. Thousands of large businesses trust InfoWatch solutions in various industries in more than twenty countries, including Southeast Asia, Western Europe, the Middle East, India, Russia and CIS.

Currently, its customers include Central Bank of Bahrain, First Energy Bank of Bahrain, Venture Capital Bank, Kuwait Finance House, Prime Minister Court of Bahrain, Petrochem (UAE), Gateway Rail (India), Bank Persatuan (Malaysia), KSB Group (Indonesia), Ministry of Education of Greece, and others.

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VIMANA is building a novel blockchain based and blockchain regulated airspace ecosystem. The ecosystem intends to provide urban air mobility programs in smart cities with daily network aerial commuting based on fly-by-wire operating vertical take-off and landing autonomous aerial vehicles (VTOL AAVs).

VIMANA Ecosystem is a novel protocol for autonomous transportation of unattended aerial vehicles employed in daily passenger and cargo on-demand mobility. The Ecosystem is being blockchain based and blockchain regulated. That defines safe and reliable interaction between all decentralized aerial network operating participants.

VIMANA propels the Ecosystem with contributing its proprietary technology - breakthrough vertical take-off and landing autonomous aerial vehicles that can be efficiently deployed in urban infrastructure.

VIMANA Ecosystem answers the main challenge of all global smart cities - safe and reliable switch of 2D mobility to 3D mobility. In VIMANA Ecosystem you don’t have to be a pilot to instantly daily aerially commute between down town and suburbs. Just call VTOL AAV and enjoy the air ride while it delivers you to the point of your destination.

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The Sustainable City is an applied realization of social, economic and environmental (SEE) sustainability. The city embodies a true expression of sustainable living, achieved through innovative design, stakeholder engagement, and future monitoring to sustain itself, creating a working model of what the future could look like.

As the first operational net zero energy city in Dubai, TSC is modeled to become an international showcase for a high-quality sustainable living. Located in Dubailand, the mixed-use development spans some 46 hectares and provides an array of green facilities and amenities with no negative impact on the environment. It offers energy efficient housing, no service or maintenance fees, green education and healthcare, eco-attractions and a host of indoor and outdoor leisure activities. TSC's productive farm consists of 11 biodome greenhouses, each 20 meters in diameter and an average of seven meters tall, in order to allow herb and vegetable production all year round.

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WebNMS (IoT division of Zoho Corp), offers world class IoT platform and solutions targeted at medium and large enterprises. WebNMS IoT, the flagship product from WebNMS is engineered with capabilities that cater a wide portfolio of applications. Energy management, remote site monitoring and asset/location tracking are the key capabilities around which the platform and the solutions are fashioned. The brand is a pioneer in having several enterprise capabilities embedded into a single, unified platform.

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PCCW Global is the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider, which is majority-owned by PCCW Limited. Covering more than 3,000 cities and 150 countries, the PCCW Global network supports a portfolio of integrated global communications solutions which include ethernet, IP, fiber and satellite transmission solutions, international voice and VoIPX services, managed network & security services and our expanding “as-a-service” solutions including OTT video and unified communications.

PCCW Global is headquartered in Hong Kong, and maintains regional centers in Belgium, China, France, Greece, Japan, Korea, Singapore, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

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Canon Middle East (CME) is Canon’s regional headquarters based in Dubai since 1998. Previously, and for over 40 years, Canon was represented through distributors and partners. In 2007, CME also established Canon Emirates.

Canon Middle East today manages sales, marketing and technical support across 12 countries regionally and has 286 employees. Canon’s product range is divided into Business Solutions and Consumer Imaging.

CME is committed to Canon’s corporate philosophy of Kyosei meaning ‘living and working together for the common good’. It pursues sustainable business growth and focuses on reducing its environmental impact. As a result, CME has received a number of sustainability awards.

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Applied Wayfinding is a specialist wayfinding company, headquartered in London with offices in New York, Vancouver and Seoul. Applied gained prominence as the architect of Legible London, a multi award-winning information design and transportation system, still regarded around the world as the gold standard.

The firm gained international acclaim when it was appointed to develop Vancouver’s integrated transportation strategy, the design of which set new standards for North America. Since then, Applied has broadened its reach into campuses, regional parks, large mixed-use developments and museums, as well as large and small cities.

Ever-increasing knowledge and expertise has enabled the firm to become the pre-eminent specialist in the field of wayfinding, and its projects have won awards for design, planning, technology, civic improvement and cartography. In 2016, Applied was honoured to receive the Queens Award for Enterprise for International Trade.

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The history of Furukawa Group began more than 130 years ago, in Japan. Since then, the group has transformed itself into a global corporation with diversified activities in the metals, light metals, telecommunications, automotive systems, energy sector, among others, forming an international network of industries operating in Asia, North America, Europe, Africa and Latin America.

It underlines its values as a company of excellence, by providing products and technology that contribute to global development. Furukawa has more than 100 affiliates and modern research laboratories, prepared to generate new technologies and products.

Furukawa focuses on expanding relationships, shortening distances and anticipating technological needs of the society. Furukawa is always carefully monitoring movements and global trends to offer advanced solutions in infrastructure that meet the demands for high-speed and access to one of today's most valuable assets, knowledge.

The copper and fiber connectivity solutions can be used in industrial environments, data centers, mission critical networks, healthcare, smart cities, ITS, FTTH, MDUs and commercial enterprises.

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Exelen is a leading company providing highly customisable smart solutions for the energy, industrial and commercial markets.

Monitor, control, react:

Our proprietary technology of wireless smart data retrieval and management allows our customers to retrieve information from their sensors and meters, and upload them to a dedicated server or to the cloud for real-time analysis, surveillance, condition monitoring, customer billing, etc.

Our solution applied to the energy and water markets enables real-time consumption monitoring from already installed energy (gas, electricity, etc.) and water meters, as well as condition monitoring of critical equipment and assets, for instance by remotely reading a valve position, temperature or humidity sensors, etc.

Thanks to its long-range communication capabilities and its advanced long-lasting battery technology (up to 10 years without charge), Exelen’s solution is completely independent of your existing infrastructures and requires no wiring at all, without compromise on its performance.

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By leveraging the power of the world’s largest aerospace company, Boeing HorizonX applies its momentum to new business ventures to unlock the next generation of game-changing ideas, products, and markets. From investment capital to technology commercialization and market access, HorizonX turns new ideas and businesses into reality. HorizonX includes three key teams that work in harmony, each tuned to meet the specific demands of new business investments, key partnerships, and disruptive market strategies.

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Rico Kramer, CEO of esave, is an innovator and father of artificial intelligence in the street lighting sector. Light is called esave's new technology. Thanks to sensors on the lights, we only light up when someone is on the street. If nobody is in the street, we dim the light to 2-5%, which equals a full moon night. Not only can energy be saved, but we can also create security, since the light accompanies us on the road.

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Team Target International is a privately held company established in 2009 by engineers and managers who formerly held senior positions in well-known European and U.A.E. companies to pursue their vision for this new establishment. Our mission is based on the principles of excellence, integrity and above all respect and care for the customer.

T.T.I. provides experience, passion and daily commitment of the whole team and excellence in innovative solutions using a customer-first attitude.

T.T.I. commenced operations in the UAE to capitalize on the available opportunities in the region. We are specialized in designing and implementing end-to-end solutions and business enablers which include various vendor specializations and partnerships that are best of breed across the region. We pride ourselves on delivering solutions and expertise coupled with support in a record time around the clock 365 days a year.

T.T.I. has the ability to build and customize specific requirements to meet or exceed our customers’ expectations in line with industry demands and standards.

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Valmont Industries, Inc. engages in the manufacturing of engineered metal structures and components. It operates through the following segments: engineered support structures, utility support structures, energy & mining, coatings and irrigation. The engineered support sructures segment produces and distributes engineered metal and composite structures and components for global lighting and traffic, wireless communication, and roadway safety. Valmont Industries was founded by Robert B. Daugherty in 1946 and is headquartered in Omaha, NE, USA. The company is listed on the NYSE (S&P500 “VMI”).

Leading the Way In Lighting Structures - From active urban throughways to small town ballfields, the safety and security that comes with proper lighting is crucial. But just as essential as the need for reliable lighting is a need to add appeal to the environment it brightens. As the world’s leading manufacturer of light poles, we offer a broad array of styles, sizes and materials to create the ideal light pole for you. And, if you don’t see just the right pole for your community, business, public space, sports arena, or community, we’ll design and create it for you.

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EE-Consulting AG is a leading company for the design, supply and testing & commissioning for

  • Smart city lighting monitoring and remote control
  • Tunnel lighting control systems, including integration into smart city environment

With 25 years of experience, 17 years presence in the Middle East, many “world first” innovations and a global presence we are a reliable and solid partner. Hundreds of installations have been completed across Europe, Asia and the Middle East including the smart city public lighting control for the city of Rome covering 170,000 street lights. We maintain a close relationship with our clients, consultants and contractors. Our focus is clearly on reliability, energy efficiency and low operational cost. Our partners are Reverberi Enetec Srl. Italy and Ticos AG Switzerland.

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A wide know-how, modern technologies and goal-oriented teamwork have been forming the cornerstone for Lumenova since 2007. We are a modern company with experienced employees that specializes in innovative LED technology. Lumenova proves with high power light diodes assembled modules impressively the expertise in development and production of high-quality and complex systems. Efficiency, intelligence, flexibility, quality, life time and a space saving composition are the characteristics, that feature Lumenova’s products. A broad range of different optics, the innovative temperature management and the modular composition, combined in a sealed cassette result in persistence, a diversified application area (especially in outdoor mission) and a simple functional but modern design. Our Light Engine is a complete LED system, which is conceived on a modular concept and offers our customers in the external and internal illumination, as well as all manufacturers of luminaires a huge range of options that are perfectly adapted to their needs and requirements.

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Established in France in 2003, Igienair is an international group specialist in all services related to indoor air quality.

The group operates worldwide with branches in Europe and Middle East (Dubai) and employs more than 450 persons, engineers, project managers, biologist, chemist, specialized maintenance technicians and has its own training centre.

Igienair provides its customers integrated service and management solutions for their air conditioning equipment and has built a reputation in monitoring and maintaining an optimal indoor air quality across all sectors of the economy.

Our services include IAQ monitoring, operational and performance qualifications, control and audit of aeraulic systems, air duct cleaning ( video survey ), regulatory certifications of laboratories equipment, micro-cleaning and airborn disinfection of surface, cleaning of cooling towers, etc.

Certified ISO 9001, Igienair enjoys the trust of more than 18 000 business customers, and is considered today a world-class leader in its field.

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BNC (Business News for Construction) is a flagship project intelligence service of Industry Networks, a leading provider of construction intelligence and informatics in the Middle East & North Africa. BNC tracks projects from concept to completion and offers a range of comprehensive and pertinent information including key details of property developers, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers involved with a project.

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The International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) is a global association of experienced professional planners. It was founded in 1965 in a bid to bring together recognised and highly-qualified planners in an international network. The ISOCARP network brings together individual and institutional members from more than 80 countries worldwide. As a non-governmental organisation ISOCARP is recognized by the United Nations (UN), the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UNHCS/UN-HABITAT), and the Council of Europe.

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Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global publishing, research and consultancy firm, which publishes economic intelligence on the markets of the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean.

OBG offers comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic and sectoral developments, including banking, capital markets, energy, infrastructure, industry and insurance.

OBG’s acclaimed economic and business reports are the leading source of local and regional intelligence, while OBG’s online economic briefings provide up-to-date in-depth analysis. OBG’s consultancy arm offers tailor-made market intelligence and advice to firms operating in these markets and those looking to enter them.

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Citiscope spurs innovations to help cities work better for all people through the power of independent journalism. We deliver on-the-ground reporting by local journalists; extensive coverage of global debates on the future of cities; and expert commentary and analysis.

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Urbanicity is the world's leading digital resource for local government and city stakeholders. The Urbanicity website offers a wide range of information and news about city happenings and urban thinking; the Urbanicity events calendar is the most comprehensive available, and the site includes a number of other valuable resources.

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SmartCity.Press is an independent research and news website created with a vision of spreading words of knowledge, progress, and transformation that take place in the real world of smart cities. Our mission is to help cities become smarter utilising their resources well. On the road to accomplishing smart city goals, there are infinite challenges that come along the way. Each city has its own ups and downs that requires an inclusive approach in facing the challenges. That’s where our website serves as a platform that influences and inspires the cities in harvesting replicable models from other cities, hence catalysing the creation of similar smart cities.

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Cities Today is the only global magazine containing analysis, comment and best practices on sustainable urban development, connecting local governments with public and private sector solutions.

With an expert editorial advisory board comprising the World Bank, UN-Habitat, UNEP, and city associations ICLEI, C40, UCLG ASPAC, UCLG Africa, UCLG MEWA, Sister Cities International and FLACMA, the publication highlights the challenges facing city leaders and local governments in mobility, finance, smart technology, healthcare, energy efficiency, water, sanitation, security and housing.

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The Business Year (TBY) is a leading research firm and publisher of annual economic resources on national economies. Present in over 25 countries, TBY provides first-hand access to the people and ideas shaping business and policy throughout the world. Each country-specific edition contains a comprehensive range of interviews and analysis, offering an inside look at doing business in the world’s most dynamic economies. TBY’s interviewees, readers, and partners comprise an international network of thought-leaders who are helping to define the future of the global economy.

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