Dubai’s Smart City Vision to be showcased at Arab Future Cities Summit

Endorsed by ‘Dubai Municipality’ this year’s Arab Future Cities Summit in Dubai will see over 350 delegates participating at the event. This 2 day conference is scheduled to take place on the 10th and 11th November at the Sofitel, The Palm Resort & Spa, Dubai (UAE). The Arab Future Cities Summit is one of the largest Smart cities events globally.

The Arab Future Cities summit is a high-profile international gathering of government authorities, developers, urban planners, investors, academics and cutting-edge technologists aimed at giving direction to smart city development across the Middle East region, and a platform for organizations to showcase their achievements, upcoming projects and smart technologies.

The event has been successfully held in Doha, Qatar, under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdul Rahman Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Qatar’s Minister of Municipality & Urban Planning for the past 3 years, and we are delighted to announce the 4th edition to be held in Dubai.

The conference will cover issues like Digital Strategies for a Successful Smart City, Smart Security Using Security Analytics & Threat Intelligence, Healthcare, Building Design & Sustainable Urban Planning, eSystems of Logistics & Transportation, Big Data for Smart Cities, Energy Consumption, E-Government and much more. A panel of professionals and educators will discuss Future Cities Sustainable Development in the Arab World, Intelligent Transport Systems & Smart Building Design & Sustainable Urban Planning.

H.E. Eng. Abdulla Rafia, Assistant Director General – Engineering & Planning Sector, Head of The Sustainability Committee, Dubai Municipality will be presenting on ‘The strategic plan, projects and initiatives to transform Dubai into a Smart City’.

From the City of Copenhagen Marc J. Jorgensen will put a light on ‘COPENHAGEN – Smart City and Urban Development’.

Other speakers include Ahmed Qurra Baig from Dubai World Center, Chris De Lavigne from Frost & Sullivan, Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Saif Kalban from Dubai Health Authority, Eng. Salah Mohammed Al Marzouqi from Department of Transport (Abu Dhabi), Farouk Benouared from Dubai Municipality, Hashem Al Mansoori from Emirates Advanced Investments Group, Rayan Qutub from King Abdullah Economic City and many more.

This year you will see leading innovators and experts from SAP, Autodesk Middle East, Tronic Smart City Pte. Ltd., THALES , Renault , Huawei Tech, ZTE Corporation, Robotina, ALGO Consulting Group, Waseela Telecom, Armada Electromechanical, GET Group Holdings, Diyar United Company, Cubic Art Technologies, Atlantech, ISYX Technologies, Omnix, Imex Systems Inc., iTech Management Consultancy, Lafon Technologies, ITQAN for Smart Solutions, Emirates Technology Company, Green Parking UAE, Digital interiors, Helles Gruen DMCC and many others.

Expotrade Global is a conference and event organizer headquartered in Melbourne, Australia with a regional office in Dubai. We work with government authorities from various cities to host events in the fields of construction, infrastructure, banking, landscape, IT, lighting & energy, and sustainability.

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NSW Major Projects Conference in Sydney to Showcase Key Infrastructure Plans for Rebuilding NSW

The 6th Annual NSW Major Projects Conference will be held on the 26th and 27th November 2014 at the Doltone House Hyde Park, Sydney. Attracting well over 250 delegates, this event continues to be the largest Major Projects and Infrastructure conference in the state of NSW.

Big ticket projects such as the $8.3 Billion North West Rail Link, $1.6 Billion CBD and South East Light Rail, the $3 Billion NorthConnex have definitely propelled NSW, more broadly Australia’s position as the infrastructure capital of the world. There is lot of excitement within the infrastructure industry with anticipated projects in the construction pipeline in NSW over the next five years equating to about $85 billion.

At the NSW Major Projects Conference, participants will hear presentations and case studies from a diverse field of high profile speakers within the Public and the Private sectors discussing the planning and delivery of the many critical infrastructure projects shaping NSW. The conference will also review how the Growth Infrastructure Plans will work to support regional growth and allow more efficient planning, priority setting and infrastructure investment.

The conference begins with a ministerial address by the Planning Minister for NSW, the Hon. Pru Goward. Ray Williams, MP, from the office of the Premier of NSW will present an overview of the Transport Vision for NSW. Some key transport topics which will be discussed and addressed at the event will be the delivery of the $14.9 Billion WestConnex Motorway project, the $8.3 Billion North West Rail Link, $1.6 Billion CBD and South East Light Rail, the $3 Billion NorthConnex along with the Pacific Highway Upgrade. The Conference will also see presentations about the leading urban renewal redevelopment projects including the $1.1 Billion Darling Harbour Live Project.

The NSW Major Projects Conference provides a unique platform for project knowledge sharing and is the ideal environment for networking and capitalizing on the business opportunities being created.

Expotrade, the organisers of this Conference have developed an array of top quality B2B events, delivering some of the largest conferences and summits in the infrastructure, banking and finance, information technology, sustainability, lighting and energy sectors.

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