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UAE to Host World’s Foremost AI Summit  
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UAE to Host World’s Foremost AI Summit  

The summit will run from April 30 to May 1, 2019  

TLME News Service

Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) is set to host the first-ever edition of what is to become the most influential Artificial Intelligence (AI) event to date, Ai Everything (AiE).

The summit will run from April 30 – May 1, 2019 and will witness the highest calibre of AI talent engage with a thriving global AI community.

The two-day event will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

The event will be hosted by the UAE’s National Program for Artificial Intelligence with the support of global association partners International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and in strategic partnership with Smart Dubai.

The ground-breaking gathering of the world’s foremost thought leaders, inventors, practitioners and researchers from governments, businesses, NGOs and academia is geared to reimagine the future of AI and to demonstrate how this deep technology will be harnessed to implement impactful change across the world.

In line with the UAE AI Strategy 2031, AiE will envision how the UAE has emerged as a global testbed for AI innovation and look at ways to create new vital markets that unlock high economic value for a sector that is expected to contribute US$320 billion2) to the Middle East economy by 2030.

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Inspired by the strategy to establish the UAE as an innovative AI investment destination, the summit seeks to convene the world’s leading investment community to explore integrated smart solutions.

These solutions will ultimately boost the performance of private and public sector entities across all levels imaginable, while creating a vibrant AI start-up and educational ecosystem.

Ai Everything will unravel real world use cases across industries, and forge collaborations and partnerships, hosting over 130 influential speakers, including globally recognised AI-supremo, Dr. Andrew Ng.

Co-founder of Coursera and Google Brain and Adjunct Professor at Stanford University. Dr. Ng was also named among Time’s 100 Most Influential Persons In the World3) for his ground-breaking implementation of AI at Baidu and Google.

The high-octane content at Ai Everything will feature various industry tracks including Education, Finance, Healthcare, Transportation, Retail, Marketing, Energy, Government & Smart Cities & Creative Economy.

High-level speakers come from leading firms and institutions, including Airbus, GSK, Johnson & Johnson, Tencent, Huawei, Rolls Royce, KLM, DHL, Pfizer, Intel, Amazon, HSBC, AIG, Lloyds Banking Group, Shell, Honeywell, Halliburton, Walmart, Sephora, a part of luxury giants LVMH, Expedia, Facebook and Alibaba.

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