Dear Industry Colleagues,

Technology has always been a tremendous tool for improving lives; With the advent of intriguing new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, 5G and the Internet of Things, we are able to revolutionize now more than ever the way we imagine our cities and urban spaces and bring to reality the most aspiring visions for the betterment of our people.

With an ambitious vision such as the UAE Centennial 2071 and the UAE AI Strategy 2031, the UAE aims to make the most of these technologies to create a better world for its citizens focusing on liveability, sustainable urban planning and making the human at the heart of our plans. We work together to boost government performance at all levels, to help the UAE lead the way globally in the field of AI investments, and create a global benchmark in terms of Smart Cities.

Abu Dhabi Smart City Summit in 2019 – saw a great success with direct leadership support and speakers from more than 20 governmental entities, 1000 attendees, 60 Distinguished Excellencies, 100 C-Level decision makers and over than 50 visionary speakers. We showcased our vision and strategy for Abu Dhabi as a leading Smart City and ground-breaking user of Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies.

This year, it is my pleasure to announce, under the patronage of the Department of Municipalities and Transport, the Second Edition of the Abu Dhabi Smart City Summit is taking place physically on the 23 – 24 November 2021 in Abu Dhabi, to expand on the great success of the previous edition and boosting Abu Dhabi’s renowned position as a visionary Smart City of the Future.

Join us this November to meet and hear from industry-leading experts, international innovators and cutting-edge technology providers to learn how we are consolidating initiatives and global efforts towards planning and building Smart Cities of the Future.


H.E. Falah Al Ahbabi
Department of Municipalities and Transport

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2021 Advisors