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 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.
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“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).
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.
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.
Dubai has 700 hotels in operation, with 300 hotels in the pipeline to open before 2020. The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has announced the launch of a new initiative to reduce the carbon footprint in Dubai’s hospitality industry as the sector targets greater environmental sustainability.
The 2nd Annual Dubai Green Tourism Hotel Innovation will discuss the Dubai green tourism programme updates and initiatives as well as best practices and the latest technology for reducing operating costs and improving sustainable performance through sustainability and retrofitting programmes.