UAE – Dubai Future Forum explores prospects for human coexistence with the digital future
Location: Emirates – Dubai
Source: A24 in UAE
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Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, the Dubai Future Foundation organized today, Tuesday, the “Dubai Future Forum”.
The forum is considered the largest global gathering of future experts at the Museum of the Future, with the participation of more than 400 international figures, government officials and experts in the future and its foresight from various countries in the world.
Khalfan Belhoul, CEO of Dubai Future Foundation told A24 of the importance of the timing of the forum that has gathered global experts of forward-looking to smart future in order to find a common language for dialogue among all.
Participants unanimously agreed, in conclusion of the first day of the forum, that adapting to the digital future requires a joint role of individuals and institutions in order to design future societies that enable people to use technology and benefit from its applications for promoting human progress and overcoming challenges efficiently and effectively.
– Soundbite (Khalfan Belhoul – CEO of Dubai Future Foundation):
“Dubai Future Forum is a special event for Dubai, as it is the largest gathering of future designers and experts. Dialogue these days is most important for facing challenges and finding global solutions. We witnessed, during the covid-19 pandemic how some countries succeeded in dialogue and overcame challenge.”
– Soundbite (Dr. Nisreen Lahham – CEO of Future Studies Forum for Africa and the Middle East):
“Dubai Future Forum is the first global forum to take place on Arab land in the Middle East and North Africa region, with this large gathering of forward-looking future experts. In my presentation today on energy alternatives, I talked about the concept of interdependence between water, energy and food sectors for cooperation in a holistic manner, rather than divided from other sectors. I also talked about the concept of modern technology to be applied in MENA region in the private sector.”