His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai Future Foundation, confirmed that Dubai's successful experiences that are based on the future visions of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai It has made her the favorite destination for promising talents, young minds and entrepreneurs, to share knowledge about the best solutions to future challenges.
His Highness said that choosing the "Dubai District for the Future" to host a global summit for the pioneers of the new economy, confirms Dubai's position and leadership in leading future economic trends, and introducing the economic opportunities it provides, which contribute to building new partnerships and investment opportunities in vital and emerging economic sectors.
The Kaufman World Summit
This came on the occasion of the launch of the "Kaufman World Summit for New Economy Pioneers", which Dubai is hosting for the first time, with the participation of more than 300 personalities from investors and entrepreneurs from 30 countries.
Organized in partnership with Dubai Future Foundation and TECOM Group, the summit aims to develop a global network of investors to discuss the climate for investment, innovation and cooperation in the business sector in the Middle East region in general, and the UAE in particular.
The activities of the summit will continue until tomorrow, Wednesday 12 February. And witnesses meetings of members of the "Kaufman Fellows Program" to discuss the best solutions to stimulate global economic growth, through innovative projects that employ the tools of the Fourth Industrial Revolution such as artificial intelligence and "Block Chain" and others in finding solutions to future challenges.
It is reported that the "Kaufman Fellowship Program" was established in 1995 by the American entrepreneur "Ewing Marion Kaufman", which is a two-year fellowship program and currently includes 589 participants from 46 countries who supervised about 7700 business deals since the program was launched, and Kaufman colleagues established about 100 companies .
In turn, the Minister of Cabinet and Future Affairs, Muhammad Abdullah Al-Gergawi, confirmed at the opening session of the work of the first day of the summit, which was discussed by the CEO of the "Kaufman Fellows Program", Jeff Harpak, that Dubai has become a global center for the design and development of new economic sectors and markets, thanks to the proactive vision To His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and his directives to work on drawing the features of the next 50 years, preparing for them by launching comprehensive national strategies and initiatives for the various major sectors, providing appropriate infrastructure for investors, and preparing future generations to keep abreast of changes Reeth, from his faith that man is the secret building in the cultural progress of the countries and peoples.
He added that the organization of the Global Entrepreneurs Summit in Dubai with the participation of a group of international experts and specialists from more than 30 countries, confirms the leadership of the UAE in various future fields, and its global role in promoting partnerships aimed at employing technological development and the tools of the fourth industrial revolution in making a better future for humanity.
For his part, CEO of Kauffman Fellows Program, Jeff Harback, pointed out the importance of organizing this summit for the first time in Dubai, which reflects its global position and its pivotal role in making the future and driving positive change by adopting the concept of innovation and supporting investments in technology, emerging companies and pioneers. Business.
Harpak invited investors and entrepreneurs to take advantage of the opportunity to organize this summit in Dubai to learn about the available investment opportunities and the successful experiences achieved in the UAE in the sectors of entrepreneurship, e-commerce and others.
In turn, the Director General of Dubai Smart Department, Dr. Aisha Bint Butti bin Bishr, reviewed in a special session the most prominent initiatives launched by Dubai to adopt modern technology, in partnership with government and private agencies to achieve the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to make Dubai the best smart city in the world.
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• “Building new partnerships and investment opportunities in the vital and emerging economic sectors”.
Belhoul: Attracting innovative projects and international investments
During the second session, CEO of Dubai Future Foundation, Khalfan Juma Belhoul, reviewed the most prominent initiatives and programs for business accelerators and startup companies launched by the Foundation, with the aim of empowering international entrepreneurs and companies from various countries to contribute to efforts to build the future of Dubai and the UAE, and take advantage of investment opportunities and available markets in this area.
Belhoul stressed that "the Kaufman World Summit for New Economy Pioneers" represents the largest international event of its kind that focuses on the importance of promoting future investments in new economic sectors, and its organization comes within the "Dubai neighborhood for the future" initiatives launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to attract innovative projects and global investments and provide a stimulating and stimulating environment for its development in Dubai.
Bin Touq: a safe experimental environment for future legislation
The third session of the summit, entitled "The Future of Legislation", hosted the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, Abdullah bin Touq, who reviewed the efforts and achievements of the UAE government in developing legislations and laws to suit the rapid developments in the technology sector, and to facilitate their adoption and use, including artificial intelligence, robots, blockchain and the Internet of Things And drones.
Bin Touq stressed that providing a safe experimental environment for future legislations contributes to reducing global concerns about the negative impacts that may result from the application of these technologies in an unsafe manner, as well as accelerating efforts to find effective and innovative solutions to the important challenges facing the world in the coming years.