UAE's AI minister to inaugurate artelligence forum.


Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence Omar Sultan Al Olama will be inaugurating Artelligence Forum 2019 in Dubai next month.

In the keynote address, the minister will share his insights on the UAE AI Strategy, outlining UAE's ambition to be at the forefront of technological revolution, highlighting the Ministry's contribution to UAE, along with its initiatives to make lives easier for the residents and citizens of the country. Prior to his appointment, the minister worked on developing the UAE's Artificial Intelligence Strategy, making it the first such strategy of its kind globally.

Omar Sultan Al Olama is currently the managing director of the World Government Summit. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Dubai Future Foundation and deputy managing director of the foundation. In November 2017, the UAE government announced selecting Omar Sultan Al Olama as a member of the Future of Digital Economy and Society Council at the World Economic Forum. During his work in the Future Department at the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs and the Future, Al Olama participated in developing the UAE Centennial 2071 strategy that aims to position the UAE as the best country in the world.

Taking place on the 4th and 5th of September 2019, at Address Dubai Mall, the forum will gather over 300 government, business and technology leaders together under one roof to understand how AI will impact their business models and help them prepare an AI strategy at the board level. The biggest names from across the globe will show how far they have reached in AI implementation and what the future looks like for their industry with AI at the centre.

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