Abu Dhabi Set to Host GovAi Summit 2024: Pioneering AI in the Middle East

Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 18, 2024 – The GovAi Summit Abu Dhabi is poised to be a groundbreaking event, gathering policymakers, industry leaders, and artificial intelligence (AI) experts from across the globe. The summit under the theme: “Leveraging AI to Accelerate 10X Transformation in the Public Sector” will take place on May 28, 2024, at the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal.

The event which is headlined by Prof. Jürgen Schmidhuber, often called the father of modern AI and deep learning, as referenced by the New York Times headlined which says: “When A.I matures, it will call Jürgen Schmidhuber Dad”, will keep in focus the UAE’s AI Strategy and how the UAE is positioning itself as a leader in the AI space in the region, featuring discussion around the key objectives of the strategy and how the UAE is planning to employ AI in various fields to accelerate digital transformation in order to position the UAE as a global AI hub.

Some of the key themes and topics: Developing a Robust AI Roadmap: Strategies for implementing AI across various sectors; AI in Public Sector Transformation: Enhancing public services through AI-driven solutions; Cybersecurity in the Age of AI: Protecting digital infrastructure and data; AI in Healthcare, Data Analytics and Smart Cities; Leveraging AI for urban planning and development and many more.

The summit will feature a stellar lineup of speakers who are at the forefront of AI and technological innovation in the UAE. This includes H.E. Abdulla Al Marzooqi, Director General, Integrated Transport Center, Abu Dhabi, H.E. Mohammad Hassan, Executive Director – National Data & Statistics Sector, Federal Competitiveness & Statistics Authority, H.E. Dr. Farida Al Hosani, Executive Director of Infectious Diseases, Abu Dhabi Public Health Center, Rashid Al Hosani, Chief Growth and Strategy Officer, AD Ports Group, Dr. Mohamed El Sabbagh, CTO – Chief Technology Officer, Abu Dhabi Chamber, and Filipe Paula Cardoso, Executive Director for Information Technology, Abu Dhabi Department of Finance.

The GovAi Summit Abu Dhabi is backed by leading companies and innovators in the AI and technology sectors. Notable sponsors include: Core 42, Alibaba Cloud, Juniper, AtkinsRealis, Unifonic, Alpha Data, Alteryx, Dataiku, VAST, and Botminds.

Set to happen at the the Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, the event and its unique location offers an ideal setting for high-level discussions and networking, with its blend of luxury, comfort, and state-of-the-art facilities. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in meaningful dialogues while enjoying the exquisite hospitality that the Ritz-Carlton is renowned for.

The GovAi Summit Abu Dhabi is more than just a conference; it is a pivotal event that will shape the future of AI in the Middle East. By bringing together top minds and key decision-makers, the summit aims to forge a comprehensive AI roadmap that will drive innovation and growth in the region.

For more information and to register for the event, please visit www.govaisummitmea.com