We are delighted to invite you to EDUTREX Salalah 2017 – Education and Training Expo, which is an annual and strategically important event providing an indispensable platform, which will comprehensively showcase Higher Education, Digital Education and Vocational & Occupational Training courses to over 3000 prospective students and affluent visitors spanning over 15 nationalities in Salalah.
EDUTREX will be held in collaboration with relevant authorities, associations and media partners.
It is strategically timed to maximize the enrollment of students and reach out to the new batch of aspiring students. This event will provide the participants with increased marketing visibility.
Students are placing more value on pursuing and investing in education and training, to secure better jobs and a growth in their career. Complementing this trend is the backing of the public and private sectors through scholarships, which makes Sultanate of Oman a pivotal hub for Student enrollment.
The 3-day exhibition will be an interactive platform for exhibitors to promote their institutions and recruit students for various programs in this emerging market. The event will bring more than 50 local and international prominent accredited universities, colleges and institutes from over 15 countries offering extensive courses. It will be an opportunity to directly network face to- face with potential students, HR Managers, Government Officials, Corporates, Professionals and many more, making it a significant convergence point.
EDUTREX will enable students looking to pursue their higher education goals, to discuss course options and admission policies, explore campus features, leading to on-the-spot decisions and submission of student applications.
To support EV integration in the UAE
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council, launched the Dubai Green Mobility Initiative as part of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050. This strategy aims to transform Dubai into a sustainable and clean city by 2025 by implementing standards, guidelines, facilities, incentives. Electric Vehicles UAE will support the introduction of EV infrastructure and facilities, regulations, standardizations and mandates.
Electric Vehicles UAE is an interactive conference that will take place on the 26-27 September 2017 in Dubai, UAE. It will provide a platform for the government authorities, consultants, owners and developers, transport experts, international and regional organisations, researchers, universities and EV technology providers to share intelligence related to new regulations. The event will discuss the promotion of the use of EV through incentives, new infrastructures to support the transition a clean and sustainable city and to match Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 goals.
Dubai: a clean, smart and sustainable city
Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) have invested in 300 hybrid taxis which represents 6% of the total taxi fleet. They are working to convert 50% of the taxi fleet to hybrid cars by 2021. DEWA have already implemented 100 electric-car charging stations in Dubai (budget allocated AED 10 million). A mandate has been issued that 10 % of the government investment in new vehicles will be electric and hybrid cars by 2020.
The UAE Presidents office has launched the ‘EV Accelerator Initiative’ to remove the barriers associated with introduction of EV in the UAE. The CEO of Masdar announced that the UAE is investing $15 Billion in Clean Energy Company to create a “Silicon Valley of Cleantech”.
For further information about the conference, please visit www.electricvehiclesuae.com
The most Powerful Solar Conference in the MENA Region
taking place September 26-27, 2017 at the Conrad Dubai Hotel in the United Arab Emirates
Intersolar has been actively involved in the Middle East region since 2013 with various events, like the Intersolar Summit Middle in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In 2017, Intersolar organizes the most powerful solar conference in the MENA region taking place September 26-27 at the Conrad Dubai Hotel in the United Arab Emirates. The conference program features more than 40 hours of valuable content, 100+ speakers and more than 500 conference attendees will profit from the unique networking opportunities.
Conference attendees will gain deep insights into the MENA and Global solar markets. Furthermore, the conference will focus on PV Power Plants, Best Practices, Financing, and Business Models, the latest PV technologies, and O&M, with a variety of networking opportunities offering plenty of space for a lively exchange of ideas.
The 3rd Annual Smart Parking UAE 2017 conference will bring a fresh approach to government authorities who will share their experiences at every stage of implementation. The event will reach into healthcare facilities, high access areas and real estate development led by developers and assisted by parking consultants who will further discuss new topics such as crowd control, pedestrian requirements on both for on-street and off-street parking.
The 3rd Annual Smart Parking UAE 2017 conference will bring a fresh approach to government authorities who will share their experiences at every stage of implementation. The event will reach into healthcare facilities, high access areas and real estate developments led by developers and assisted by parking consultants who will discuss new topics such as crowd control, pedestrian requirements for on-street and off-street parking.
For topic highlights and more details about Smart Parking UAE 2017, please click here.
“My Community – A City for Everyone“
Advanced Conferences & Meetings is proud to announce the launch of the 2nd Annual Future Accessibility and Assistive Technology Qatar summit on 8-9 October 2017 in Dubai, UAE.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council, launched the “My Community – A City for Everyone” initiative in November 2013, which aims to fully transform Dubai into a disabled-friendly city by 2020.
New regulations and standards will be implemented in Dubai this year to maximise the participation and inclusion of every citizen, especially disabled people, and empower them to achieve a fully integrated society.
Building on last year’s success, the 2nd Annual Future Accessibility Summit Qatar will take place on 8-9 October 2017 in Dubai, UAE. This summit will provide an interactive platform for best practice benchmarking, case study insight sessions, new technology and solution showcase, strategic collaboration and discussion of challenges and opportunities in the assistive technology sector.
Dealing With The Digital Enemy
Cyberspace is growing and the digital world is forever expanding into all areas of our lives. 23% growth in active social media accounts (UAE since 2014), 48% mobile social media accounts, 51% internet penetration and 73% proliferation of smartphones and CCTV cameras. These numbers demonstrate that digital sources are valuable forensics sources.
Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) is proud to launch Digital Forensics & Analysis Summit GCC on 9-10 October 2017 in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
This specialised summit will provide a platform for international experts and GCC practitioners to share best practices and real life case studies on the usage of technology in the forensics departments and extraction of evidence that can stand up in trial.
The UAE stays ahead in combating Cybercrime
Madinat Zayed is investing in 16 high-tech cameras. Abu Dhabi will soon see more speed cameras in the western region. Dubai Police recently developed a US$100Million forensic lab with a specialised digital unit. The UAE has set up well established national CERT’s (Computer Emergency Response Team) which focusses on several goals including computer forensics.
Several countries in the GCC (Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Bahrain) have invested in highly capable CERT centers to deal with Cybercrime which have become too common.
CERT representatives from different countries will be present at Digital Forensics & Analysis Summit GCC to discuss counter-forensic activities, Q-Cert vision to establish a national digital forensic capability and how to protect ourselves against major disruptions and attacks (with Shamoon as a topical major incident).
Qatar: A disabled-friendly city by 2020
In the lead-up and preparation to the FIFA World Cup 2022, the Qatari Government has launched initiatives to transform Qatar into a leading disabled-friendly city by 2020. Working groups have been formed within the Qatari government to develop projects of a world class standard for accessibility in a modern urban environment. This is a key milestone on the roadmap to achieving the Qatar National Vision 2030.
Future Accessibility & Assistive Technology Summit Qatar is a specialised summit that will take place on 11-12 October 2017 in Doha, Qatar. This event will support the transition towards a more accessible urban environment by focusing on the principles of universal design that integrate adaptive and assistive technologies to make services, buildings, transportation and activities in Qatar more easily available to all, especially to those with disabilities. Future Accessibility Qatar will bring together the key stakeholders in Qatar and will feature international experts in urban accessibility and universal design.
Making technology accessible in Qatar
The Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology (ICTQATAR) and the Ministry of Transportation and Communication in Qatar have invested in digital inclusion with the introduction of the e-Accessibility Policy. Mada was established by the Supreme Council for Information and Communication Technology in June 2010 as a public private partnership with Qtel, Vodafone Qatar, Qatar National Bank, and Microsoft to connect people with disabilities to the world of information and communication technology.
Future Accessibility & Assistive Technology Summit Qatar will host a workshop “Status of accessible websites in Qatar with charts, graphs and benchmarking” that will focus on exchanging views and solutions between the policy makers, empowering community stakeholders and discussing methods and best practices for web accessibility.
For further information about the conference, please visit www.futureaccessibilityqatar.com
Bringing together the designers, contractors, materials and technology providers with building and community owners and managers, event organizers and other car park and parking facility operators, Smart Parking KSA will explore the design and construction considerations of car parks and parking facilities, as well as the new smart technologies which can lead to the optimization of these facilities for both the end-users and their operators.
International Apparel and Textile Fair (IATF) Dubai is UAE’s exclusive and premier platform for sourcing apparels, fashion, fabrics, clothing accessories, machinery and home textiles. IATF 7th edition will showcase Autumn/Winter 2018 Pre-collections and Spring/Summer Highlights.
With an increasing number of exhibitors per season, the fair aims to expand with each event becoming a major influence in the UAE fashion scene. The fair will attract a wide range of textile and apparel mills, accessories and print suppliers, together with large print designers. Exhibitors are mainly from Italy, China, Turkey, Spain, Portugal, UK, India, Thailand and more.
IATF provides manufacturers and their agents with the opportunity to showcase their products to the most influential buyers and designers on the UAE fashion sphere. Principally a ‘Trade Only’ event, IATF provides a professional and conducive atmosphere to business and networking in response to the need of a dedicated trade exhibition in Dubai, UAE. The show has been designed for a quality event for the fashion, fabrics and apparel business in the Middle East and African region.
Established in 2005, The International Real Estate and Investment Show (IREIS) is a sales and networking platform for real estate developers, investors, and agents. The show was launched with the vision of becoming the most preferred real estate investment platform for locals and expats. During the golden period of Real Estate, the exhibition witnessed approx. US$ 1/2 Billon worth of transactions take place from over 20,000 visitors. The platform is now a regular attraction for investors from the UAE (Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Sharjah), Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey, Cyprus Palestine, India, Pakistan, Britain, Canada, China and the Philippines. The exhibition includes pavilions from the UAE, Jordan, Egypt, Pakistan, Philippines, Spain, Cyprus, Morocco, Turkey and India. For more details: http://internationalrealestateshow.com/
The second Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference took place at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort, on November 14th, 2016. Like the first Conference, also held in Abu Dhabi, it was hugely successful, bringing together experts from the fields of shipping, ports, banking, finance, trade and maritime law, among others, to discuss and debate the key issues and trends facing the shipping business, and trade, in the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent.
They willingly shared their insights and knowledge through a series of presentations and panel discussions, signposting the way forward, and identifying the key challenges ahead, as well as the significant opportunities that exist. A high-level panel of speakers dealt with a number of themes including regional trade patterns, ship finance and ports and shipping. Speakers and attendees alike praised the content of the conference and the networking opportunities presented. There was appreciation of the fact that leading executives shared their industry knowledge and pointed the way to opportunities to adapt to evolving market situations in line with their forecasts.
The Abu Dhabi Digital Transformation Summit is hosted to support the smart government development by providing a platform for government authorities leading this drive to interact and engage with key industry partners, stake-holders, local and international ICT experts to demonstrate thought leadership and present case studies on the latest trends and global best practices that will drive the digital government transformation strategy and agenda.
The Utility Scale Solar Summit is the pivotal place for Middle Eastern, European and North Africa utilities to further develop new relationships to win business.
The strategic programme will be led by utility solar companies from the region, international EPCs, O&Ms from the international community. Experts showcasing their products will experience tailored sessions that focus on business development and knowledge sharing of the latest industry trends.
Future Police Technology UAE will support delivery of each Emirates ‘A Safe City Project’ and the UAE Vision 2021: the UAE becoming the safest place in the world. It is a specialized conference about future technologies that may be used by the UAE police to improve national security, detect crimes, solve cases, protect assets and improve public safety. This industry enhancing event will provide an opportunity for national police forces to gain insight from international expertise, cooperate, collaborate and share best practice to ensure national security.
The 3rd Annual Air Quality and Noise Control GCC summit will gather for the third time government officers, health and medical practitioners, researchers, industry executives and international authorities to discuss, share and collaborate on the issues of ambient and indoor air quality and noise management.
Rapid urbanization in Saudi Arabia is putting further strain in the existing municipal and civil amenities. There arises an urgent need for efficient management of resources and effectively designing an effective drainage and sewerage infrastructure to meet these needs. Torrential floods and rains in the region over the last few years have caused a lot of damage while uncovering the ineffective drainage systems in many parts of the country.
There is also a necessity to recharge the depleting ground water by having efficient ways to harness water with proper distribution methods and drainage systems through effective regulation. Currently the storm water flood management and drainage contracts are worth $270 Million across the 14 governorates in Saudi Arabia. There is a need for developing strategies to develop a volatile drainage & storm water network to stay in tune with the
future demands of the city.
Nispana’s inaugural “Drainage & Flood Control Summit” scheduled on the 26 & 27 November 2017 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia will bring the collective intelligence of stakeholders and also the acumen of visionary speakers in an effort to catalyse collaboration between the public & private stakeholders to exchange knowledge & share best practices for developing, refurbishing, operating and sustaining drainage chains for Saudi Arabia.
Smart Innovation key focus at 15th edition to ensure show offering matches industry growth trends; Inaugural partner show Gulf Parking to launch this year
The Gulf Traffic Exhibition and Conference, which will take place 4-6 of December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, has officially unveiled its new direction for 2017 which includes a full re-brand, a dedicated theme surrounding ‘Smart Technologies’ and the official launch of Gulf Parking.
A key highlight for this year, the introduction of Gulf Parking as a brand new standalone exhibition, which will run adjacent to Gulf Traffic, further adds to the brands offering by widening the focus to support other key industry sectors. This new launch event will cater to the latest in smart payment and intelligent access control solutions from across the world, creating a new avenue for companies to showcase their latest product range to the traffic and transport industries.
Further supporting the new direction, which is mainly focusing on Intelligent Transport Solutions (ITS), Smart Innovations and Parking, for this year is a number of new content streams available to visitors. The first of these is the new-to-show E-Mobility Zone, which will showcase four vehicle companies, within a live action zone including demos and seminars, that are pioneering the development and implementation of Electric Vehicles.
Another brand new offering this year is the implementation of Smart Zone areas. Through a dedicated exhibition space and Smart Mobility conference, exhibitors will be able to showcase their latest ITS and Smart Technology products to the industry. The conference platform will include a combination of original research papers that will be exclusively unveiled at the conference, and successful case studies showcasing international initiatives that are evolving infrastructure, smart mobility, parking, and traffic systems worldwide.
Exhibitors already signed up to the 2017 edition include Vitronic, Jenoptik, 3M, Adolf Nissen, Orafol, Parifex, Flir, Tagmaster, PTV, Image Sensing, Transcore, Ortana, Transpo Group.
Officially supported by the UAE’s Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MoID), Gulf Traffic plans to host over 150 exhibitors and attract approximately 2500 industry peers from 50 countries, both across the Middle East and beyond.
The 4th Annual Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks Qatar 2017 will focus on the drainage infrastructure works which are required in the lead up to FIFA 2022, the associated opportunities for developing stormwater and drainage infrastructure networks within Qatar’s industrial cities, townships, hotels, malls and the metro network.