Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 27, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- The second edition of the Future Cities Show will take place in Dubai, UAE, from April 9-11, 2018; will set the tone for smart cities through the three pillars – sustainability, innovation, happiness and showcase the future of urban life. With a theme of achieving sustainability through innovations, the show will showcase the cities of the future by highlighting the latest and the most innovative technologies that will change the future.
As the worldwide smart cities movement gains momentum, Future Cities Show reflect and also presents the transformation of urban societies, infrastructure, and environment that currently hosts more than 64% of the 7.5 billion people and uses 75 percent of the power generated.
More than 250 smart city projects are currently underway across 178 cities around the world, according to a new report from market research company Navigant Research, while hundreds of other cities are preparing to join the smart city movement.
Future Cities Show focuses on education, wellbeing, knowledge sharing, collaboration among government-private-university-society, user-driven innovation, livability discussions, sustainable energy solutions, sustainable economic development and sustainable societal development to drive the wellbeing of all nations.
The three-day event takes place within six months of the UAE’s announcement of the launch of a new cabinet portfolio – the Ministry of Artificial Intelligence and Saudi Arabia’s granting of "citizenship" to Sofiya – a robot – the first country to make this move.
Future Cities Show will be full of activities that include an exhibition that showcases innovative technologies and sustainable solutions as well as a conference that will discuss future technologies and how cities will be retrofitted with new sensors, energy saving systems, processes and change management.
Dawood Shezawi, Chairman of the Organising Committee of the Future Cities Show says, “The testing and introduction of robots, drones and flying cars indicate one thing – the future has arrived. We will see unprecedented changes, disruptions and challenges as well as innovative solutions emerging that will create a completely new urban environment where technologies will dictate our life, work and activities.”
Future Cities Show activities are based on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations and adopted by 193 countries in September 2015. The show also incorporates the 10X Dubai directives which were set by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. This is a radical programme that seeks to establish “X Labs” in every government entity and position Dubai 10 years ahead of the rest of the World.
About Future Cities Show
The second edition of the Future Cities Show is set to take place from the 9th to the 11th of April 2018 in Dubai, UAE. The show highlights the latest and the most innovative technologies, which could change the future.
The first edition of the Future Cities Show attracted 30 exhibitors and a large chunk of the 19,000 visitors visiting a number of exhibitions taking place concurrently at the Dubai World Trade Centre from over 141 countries.
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