The United Arab Emirates is home to the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, who have both embarked on a journey to elevate their communities to be leaders on the world stage. Dubai’s vision is to be the happiest place on Earth, and to fulfill this goal they are embracing technology innovation to offer a more efficient, seamless, safe, and impactful experience for residents and visitors. Abu Dhabi’s vision is to be a secure and confident society that aims to develop a competitive, sustainable, and globally open economy for the betterment of all residents. Both have embraced a framework of policies, partnerships, standards, data, initiatives, and technology of which location is a key enabler. This presentation will discuss some of the drivers, challenges, and approaches that both Emirates are using to achieve their vision, and how GIS plays a leading role in this journey.
Presenters: Peter Fitts
Presentation Date: Wednesday, December 6
Presentation Time: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Presentation Room: Independence CD