Social element to drive future jobs: UAE AI Minister.

Position:United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence Omar bin Sultan Al Olama

With the artificial intelligence industry evolving, new types of jobs will emerge that don't exist today and the social element will be the key driver for the jobs market in the coming years, said Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, UAE Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence.

"The issue of job losses and workforce migration due to AI is being addressed globally. Actually, every era brought new type of jobs over the last thousands of years of human civilisation. In the next era, the type of jobs that we are going to have will evolve and social element is going to be key driver," Al Olama said in his keynote address at the Artelligence - the Artificial Intelligence Forum in Dubai on Wednesday.

The event is being hosted in partnership with MIT Sloan Management Review GCC. AI experts from the UAE and abroad across public and private sectors are in attendance at the two-day forum.

Mohammad Galadari, Executive Committee member and Director, Galadari Brothers, and Hesham Khoory, Director, Galadari Brothers, presented a momento to the minister.

"The next era is going to bring jobs that don't exist today and those jobs that we don't understand today. But we do know that there is need to be more agile and proactive," he said at the forum.

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