The first technical event of its kind in the world to be actually held during 2020 with the participation of 1,200 companies in 60 countries

The UAE hosts an Israeli delegation from the business and technology sector at GITEX

Innovation and investment leaders gather for the inaugural "Innovation Discovery Day".

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The UAE is hosting the first Israeli delegation from the business and technology sector during the 40th edition of the "GITEX Technology Week", which is being organized at the Dubai World Trade Center, from the sixth to the 10th of December 2020, which is the first technical event of its kind in the world to be actually held during the year Ongoing.

The delegation is headed by the Israel Export Institute as the representative of Israel and the strategic partner of GITEX, in cooperation with Bank Hapoalim, and includes government experts, pioneers and prominent Israeli business leaders.

GITEX welcomes in Dubai this year more than 1,200 participants represented by project companies and emerging companies from more than 60 countries, and provides them with 280 hours of specialized content, and 350 speakers of experts from 30 countries will participate in direct dialogue sessions, which will focus on many sectors, These include artificial intelligence, smart cities, 5G, governance, futuristic transportation, fintechs, digital marketing, energy, healthcare, and education.

GITEX attracts in the 2020 session giants and technology industry leaders from around the world, including Microsoft, Dell Technologies, Du, Etisalat, Lenovo, Honeywell, Avaya and i BM, Red Hat and Tecom Group, in addition to Huawei, which recently renewed its commitment to GITEX, while the Gulf Information Security Exhibition and Conference (JISEC) hosts the Dubai Cyber ​​Security Center and cybersecurity sector leaders, including “Spire Solutions, while the Future Blockchain Summit hosts innovators like Shahada.

GITEX reviews the technical progress made by a group of government institutions in the UAE, which are leading the transformation towards a digital economy, including the Abu Dhabi government, Smart Dubai, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Dubai Police, and the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai, in addition to contributions from my government. Ajman and Fujairah.

Digital Economy Summit

The UAE-Israel Future Digital Economy Summit will host ministers from the UAE, representatives of Israeli government agencies and innovation leaders on December 7th. All participants and attendees will have the opportunity to explore innovations, build capacities, investments and areas of joint cooperation, while the Dubai World Trade Center places it at the top of its priorities. The health and safety of all exhibitors, participants and visitors for "GITEX Technology Week".

The exhibition will also host the "Israeli Innovation Discovery Day" on December 8 as part of the "GITEX Future Stars" event, where many new visions of Emirati and Israeli technology leaders, investors, and business leaders will be presented, who will provide a platform for knowledge exchange on how to expand the comprehensive systems of emerging and thriving companies.

A joint platform The Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, Omar Sultan Al Olama, affirmed that the summit constitutes a common platform to explore and build future opportunities in all areas of modern technology, and to discuss ways to effectively employ them in the digital transformation system.

He said, “Organizing this summit, the first of its kind within the activities of the 40th session of the (GITEX) exhibition, constitutes a new step in strengthening relations in the field of digital cooperation and the future digital economy, and contributes to expanding the exchange of experiences and successful experiences between the two countries, and accelerating the employment of emerging technology in developing solutions And innovative services based on future technology. ”

An important step

For his part, Director General of the Ministry of Economy in Israel, David Leffler, said, "The participation of Israeli companies in (GITEX), among the largest delegation to visit Dubai, is of great importance, and we welcome this wonderful opportunity."

In turn, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Israeli Export Institute, Adiv Baruch, said: “We are confident that the future digital economy summit between the UAE and Israel will represent an important step for strengthening technical cooperation between the two countries, and will lay the foundations for a tangible positive impact in the coming years, as there is great potential for establishing partnerships. "The two sides have a lot of experience in the field of digital technologies, thanks to the fact that the two countries have great experience in the field of innovation."

In the same context, the CEO of Bank Hapoalim, Dov Kotler, said that “(Hapoalim) worked to consolidate its relations with the most important stakeholders in the high technology sector, especially financial technology companies during the past few years,” noting that “the bank deals with hundreds of companies to determine The best solutions, and creating common interests for companies and our customers ».


It is noteworthy that to visit GITEX Technology Week, the pre-registration of data must be completed electronically, as there will be no data-recording platforms, ticket sales or attendance cards issued at the event site.

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New deals

The UAE-Israel Future Digital Economy Summit, which will be jointly sponsored by the Dubai World Trade Center and the Israeli Export Institute, will host participants and representatives from various government institutions and innovation experts, where they will exchange experiences on the potential for joint economic and technical cooperation between the two countries.

The summit brings together specialists in the fields of artificial intelligence, 5G, future mobility, food security, financial services technologies, cybersecurity, health care and agricultural technologies, to discuss opportunities for cooperation and to conclude new deals with Emirati and international companies participating in "GITEX".

Testament to Dubai's attractiveness

The Director General of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing in Dubai (Dubai Tourism), Director General of the Dubai World Trade Center Authority, Hilal Saeed Al-Marri, said, “The 40th edition of (GITEX) has received great support from the global technology community, making it the first technical event of its kind at the level of The world that will actually be built during this year ».

He added that "GITEX" is an essential platform to stimulate efforts to develop advanced technologies and promote the growth of entrepreneurial ecosystems, as well as being one of the main drivers of international business tourism in Dubai, pointing out that the actual organization of "GITEX" is testament to the strength of Dubai's attractiveness as a global conference center. And exhibitions.

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