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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

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Trsika Hamid

Editorial Director
Wamda

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Sessions of the speaker

23-MAR-2020

23-MAR-2020

10:00 - 13:00

Future Cities: Emerging Technologies, Innovation and Investment Trends 

The 2020s will see many smart city concepts become reality, harnessing digital technology innovations to improve the lives of inhabitants, enhance resource efficiency, and enable sustainable production and consumption. Governments in MENA have been at the forefront of these initiatives, creating new, purpose-built smart cities and/or making existing cities smarter, in response to rapid urbanisation, changing consumer lifestyles, limited resources, and growing calls to tackle issues around climate change.  

The GSMA Intelligence future cities workshop will bring together professionals from the mobile ecosystem, public sector and investor community to discuss the outlook for smart cities in the 2020s and beyond. Key focus areas will include;
 • Trends and technologies that will underpin innovative smart city solutions, including 5G, AI, IoT and advanced mapping techniques
 • Impact and outlook of smart solutions on key sectors and services, such as transport, public safety, healthcare and utilities
• Emerging funding models and investment opportunities in smart city initiatives

Speakers:
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Kenechi Okeleke
Senior Manager
GSMA Intelligence
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Wiktor Barcicki
Senior Director
Etisalat International
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Yousef Khalili
General Manager Smart City and Digital Transformation
NeXgen Group
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Trsika Hamid
Editorial Director
Wamda