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Dubai Assembly on Generative AI to bring together top global experts to explore new frontiers of GenA


Some of the world’s leading experts and specialists in generative AI will participate in the Dubai Assembly for Generative AI, the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) announced.

The second chapter of this emblematic meeting will be held next October under the guidelines of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dubai Future Foundation, provide a global platform to explore the potential of generative artificial intelligence (AI), as well as ways to develop and govern its various applications and use cases.

The Assembly will be held on October 11-12 at the Museum of the Future and AREA 2071 at Emirates Towers in Dubai, with sessions joined by industry officials, experts and decision-makers, including more than 70 speakers from the public and private sectors and leading international companies such as Meta , Deloitte, Google, PwC, Microsoft, SAP and others are ready to participate. The five key themes of the Assembly will be: Generative AI 101; Sector Deep Dives; Governments, regulators and generative AI; Generative AI and other emerging technologies: enabler or competitor?; Big Tech versus emerging startups: where do you see your competitive advantage?

His Excellency Khalfan Belhoul, CEO of DFF, saying:

“The Dubai Assembly for Generative AI has quickly established itself as an influential global platform to explore emerging technology. It is the largest global meeting of its kind, attracting the most influential decision-makers, experts, academics and stakeholders across industries. The meeting serves as a platform to envision the future of generative AI and its multifaceted impact on the economy, governments and businesses.”

He added:

“We look forward to welcoming the esteemed speakers who will gather here in Dubai to drive innovation and explore the frontiers of AI. The city has become a global beacon, lighting the way to a future driven by technology and ingenuity. “This inclusive journey is built on the pillars of innovation, fruitful partnerships and knowledge sharing.”

Generative AI is considered one of the fastest growing technologies in the world. It is expected to contribute $4.4 trillion annually to the global economy and increase global GDP by 7% over the next 10 years.

He Dubai Assembly for Generative AI is the largest global meeting exploring the future and opportunities of generative AI. It supports Dubai’s vision of becoming a global hub for testing emerging technologies and seizing their opportunities. The Assembly complements Dubai’s efforts to collaborate with decision-makers and industry leaders around the world to address challenges and create new opportunities.

Participants will include: HE Younus Al Nasser, Executive Director of Dubai Data and Statistics Establishment, Dubai Digital Authority; HE Moza Suwaidan, Executive Director, Digital Platforms and Applications Sector, Digital Dubai; Stephen Anderson, Partner, Strategy Leader, PwC; Ali Hosseini, chief digital officer at PwC; Costi Perricos, Partner, Global Leader in Generative AI, Deloitte; Kellie Nuttall, Business Strategy and Design – AI Transformation – Deloitte AI Institute; Christian Gleich, Global Head of Emerging Technologies Governance Strategy, European Blockchain Association; Ali Dalloul, vice president of Azure AI, Microsoft; Chiara Marcati, Partner, QuantumBlack, AI at McKinsey; Larry Lerner, partner and global GenAI leader in Banking, McKinsey; Alex Cosmas, partner and leader of TLI DnA in North America, co-head of the Digital Twin service line, McKinsey; Martin Heinig, vice president of AI technology, director of AI strategy at SAP; Issam said; Head of Architecture and Solutions Engineering, NVIDIA; Mostafa Zafer, vice president of data, artificial intelligence and automation at IBM, IBM; Evelyn Miller, vice president of Public Policy, Meta; Stephen Almond, Executive Director, Regulatory Risk, Information Commissioner’s Office, UK Government; John Marshall, executive director of the World Ethical Data Foundation; Hrish Lotlikar, co-founder and CEO of SuperWorld; Wael Salloum, Vice President of Data and AI at Careem; Tomaso Rodríguez, executive director of Talabat; Georg Wolfart, Head of Public Policy for Southeast Asia and MENA; John Dabill, global director of product operations, HTC Vive; Sean Kennedy, Head of AI Lab Research, Nokia Bell Labs; Daniil and David Liberman, founders of Product Science Inc and Humanism by Libermans Co; and Hava T. Siegelmann, provost professor at UMass Amherst, former director of the DARPA program for AI.

The Assembly was launched in line with DFF’s mission to anticipate the future and its challenges and cement Dubai’s position as one of the world’s most future-ready cities, as well as an inspiring model for other cities around the world.

The first Assembly, the Dubai Metaverse Assembly, It was held in September 2022 and featured 600 technology experts in 25 sessions. There were 30 international speakers, 40 technology companies and more than 40,000 virtual participants. During the meeting, a total of 15 initiatives and strategies were launched.

This year’s Assembly will be attended by ministers, government officials, CEOs, experts, opinion leaders, designers, policymakers, entrepreneurs, startups, investors and academics.

News source: Dubai Press Office


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