The summit will focus on Knowledge Cities and the Fifth Industrial Revolution
Dubai, Nov 20, 2023: Bringing together thought leaders, policymakers, decision-makers, experts, researchers, academics and entrepreneurs, the Knowledge Summit opened today in Dubai. Being held from November 21 to 22 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, and with virtual sessions on November 23, the summit will delve into the theme of ‘Knowledge Cities and the Fifth Industrial Revolution’.
Organised by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the summit provides a significant platform to foster discussions, exchange insights and showcase best practices.
The summit’s sessions cover various topics, including SDGs in the 5th industrial revolution, advancements in the biotechnology industry and strategies for achieving zero waste. The sessions will also highlight innovations in digital health, smart solutions for agricultural food security, and sustainable technologies for future generations.
The Global Knowledge Index 2023 (GKI), a joint initiative between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF), results will also be released during the summit, with a specific focus on Arab countries.
The event’s 43 sessions also cover digital health, sustainable tourism strategies, educational transformation tools, building knowledge cities, the fifth generation of educational technologies, the impact of the fifth industrial revolution on startup entrepreneurship and the biotechnology industry, enhancing cybersecurity, and media and content creation in the AI era.