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 United Arab Emirates will host the fourth session of the Global Industry and Industrial Summit, which will be held at Expo 2020 Dubai, on November 22 – 27, 2021, where the summit will gather Global, as a joint initiative between the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology in the UAE and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the leaders of the industrial and technological sector in the world to discuss and formulate the future of the industrial sector, enhance global cooperation and employ government policies to contribute to the development of the sector, in addition to shedding light on The importance of the industrial and technological sector in supporting economic growth and achieving global prosperity. The week-long summit will also witness the organization of the first technology-based industrial exhibition in the UAE, showcasing the latest innovations and solutions in the field of technology and industry.
The Industrial Revolution is in the service of humanity
This is the second time for the UAE to host the World Summit on Industry and Industrialization, after its first session in Abu Dhabi in 2017. The fourth edition of the summit will be held under the title “Upgrading Societies: Using Digital Technologies to Achieve Prosperity”, which is inspired by the Expo 2020 Dubai slogan: “Connecting Minds He made the future. ” The summit will shed light on the role that the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution play in enhancing the productivity of the industrial sector, thus contributing to enhancing the efficiency of companies, advancing societies and serving humanity.
With the continuation of global efforts to recover from the emerging corona virus (the Covid-19 pandemic), the need to digitize the industrial sector and build an advanced system capable of working efficiently across various platforms and in all geographical areas has become more urgent than ever, to ensure the sustainability of business and human activities.
Within the framework of the preparations for the holding of the World Summit on Industry and Industrialization 2021 in Dubai, His Excellency Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology in the UAE, held a virtual meeting with Li Yong, Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), to define the strategic priorities for the fourth session. From the top.
Dr. Sultan Al-Jaber said on this occasion, “We are pleased to host the fourth session of the World Summit on Industry and Industrialization in the UAE, specifically at Expo Dubai, as this step is in line with the vision of the wise leadership to strengthen international cooperation and support dialogue initiatives aimed at achieving progress in various sectors,” stressing: We are all confident that hosting the summit at Expo Dubai will give additional impetus to this important event, which strengthens international cooperation in the field of supporting the development of the industrial sector and increasing its contribution to the growth of the global economy, in addition to consolidating the distinctive position of the UAE and its pioneering role in supporting positive initiatives that contribute to the service of humanity. “.
He added: “The next session of the World Summit on Industry and Industrialization provides a global platform that allows leaders and stakeholders in the industrial sector to dialogue and discuss the best ways to prepare for the post-Covid-19 recovery phase and to determine the role that the industrial sector can contribute to accelerate this recovery, especially since the summit title focuses on employing Digital technologies to achieve prosperity, “explaining that” the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution have contributed to the rapid development of the industrial sector in a short period of time, and it will be useful to discuss their future role and how to take advantage of the opportunities and solutions they provide in order to address various challenges. ”
He stressed the importance of cooperation between the various parties concerned with the growth and advancement of the industrial sector, including government agencies responsible for legislation and laws regulating the sector, industrial companies, technologists, and investors, in order to participate in the dialogue aimed at upgrading the role of the industrial sector and enhancing its contribution to achieving sustainable development and prosperity. Economic, whether in developed or developing countries.
Building a sustainable global industrial sector
For his part, Li Yong, Director-General of (UNIDO), said: “The Global Industry and Manufacturing Summit’s partnership with Expo 2020 Dubai will enable us to reach a global audience of decision-makers, industrial sector leaders, company heads, senior experts and research partners,” noting that “these The partnership will contribute to consolidating the relations that UNIDO enjoys with the United Arab Emirates and will support our endeavors to promote comprehensive and sustainable industrial development. ”
“Our goal is to build a sustainable global industrial sector that employs the latest technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and provides equal opportunities for women, youth, small and medium-sized companies, and developing countries. The fourth session of the Global Industry and Industrialization Summit 2021 will be an ideal platform for presenting entrepreneurial ideas and making important decisions.”
The first technology-based industry fair
The fourth session of the Global Industry and Manufacturing Summit will be held at the Expo 2020 Dubai Exhibition Center, and will last for a week between 22 and 27 November 2021, as the first and second days, 22 and 23 November, will witness many activities, including discussion sessions, keynote speeches, interactive sessions and interviews. With a group of prominent global leaders and personalities, followed by holding working groups, workshops and discussion sessions in support of youth, and activities related to the initiatives of the Global Industry and Industrialization Summit, such as the Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity.
Over the course of the summit week, the Global Industry and Manufacturing Summit is organizing the first technology-based industrial exhibition in the UAE, which will showcase the latest innovations and solutions in the field of technology and industry.
The agenda of the World Summit on Industry and Industrialization 2021 will discuss the role that the adoption of digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, the Internet of things, cloud computing and fifth generation networks play in supporting and developing the industrial sector, in addition to exploring potential opportunities for integration between machines and human cadres, enhancing the skills of individuals, developing processes and industrial value chains and their role. In achieving an inclusive and sustainable digital future.
The first session of the World Summit on Industry and Industrialization was held in Abu Dhabi in 2017, while the second session was held in Russia in 2019, and the third session was held in Germany in the year 2020 (virtual session) with the participation of a number of heads of state, ministers, presidents and executives of the largest companies. Globalism.
The fourth edition of the Global Industry and Manufacturing Summit will provide an ideal platform for industry experts to share their experience and knowledge, and will highlight investment opportunities in technology, innovation and manufacturing.
Those wishing to participate in the fourth session of the World Summit on Industry and Industrialization can register their interest on the summit’s website: https://gmisummit.com/.
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