- 55 local and international speakers, an increase of 25% over the previous session
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, the eighth edition of the Dubai International Project Management Forum will start today, Wednesday, under the slogan: “Enhancing the Quality of Life”. It is organized by the Roads and Transport Authority in cooperation with the Institute of Management. Projects: «PMI», Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, and DB World.
On the sidelines of the forum, on Monday and Tuesday, advanced training courses were held in the areas of lean transformation, project portfolio management, artificial intelligence, and big data management.
The eighth session of the forum will discuss a number of axes, most notably innovation in project management, sustainability in project management, managing giant projects in the region, gender balance and empowerment of women, the relationship between developing societies and enhancing the quality of life, project economics, and managing major sporting events. And other important topics related to project management and enhancing the quality of life.
The forum hosts prominent speakers at the global and local levels, representing various fields, and the list includes more than 55 personalities from prominent names globally and locally, an increase of 25% over the last session of the forum, and among the most prominent speakers is Dr. The leader in the design and management of motivational competitions, who won the title of one of the fifty greatest leaders in the world in the classification published by “Fortune” magazine, and he will be the keynote speaker at the opening ceremony of the forum. The list also includes Professor Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of the Virtual Human Interaction Laboratory at Stanford University Antonio Neto Rodriguez, thought leadership specialist, author, university professor of project implementation and strategy, Jennifer Tharp, Chair of the Board of Directors, Project Management Institute, Legal Board Member, Dr. John O’Shea, Chief Technology Officer, Dell Technologies, and Marga Hook, Business Author and Sustainability, and Professor Carlo Ratti, Director of the Sensible City Laboratory of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and co-founder of the Carlo Ratti S. And Chatty”, Hessa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Nasser Fahad Al Khater, CEO of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, and Engineer Sharif Al Olama Undersecretary of the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure for the Energy and Petroleum Sector, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman and CEO of the “DB World” Group, Mona Ghanem Al Marri, Vice President of the Emirates Council for Gender Balance, Ahmed Abdul Karim Julfar, Director General of the Community Development Authority, and Salama Al Amimi, Director General of the Authority for Social Contributions “Together” in Abu Dhabi, Khalfan Juma Belhoul, CEO of the Dubai Future Foundation, Omran Sharaf, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for Advanced Science and Technology Affairs, and other speakers from prominent local and international companies and institutions.
The Dubai International Projects Forum is sponsored by a number of entities, including the strategic sponsor category: (ENOC) and Nakheel, the platinum sponsor category: Dubai Municipality, “Famco” and “Qatar Insurance”, and the golden sponsor category: Etisalat from “&e” and “ Wade Adams Contracting Company LLC, and the silver sponsor category: “Khatib and Alami”, “CDM Smith” company, “Dollar Rent a Car”, and the other sponsor category, which includes “United Motors and Heavy Equipment Company”. , and “SAS”, and “Al Zarouni International Equipment”, and the “RTC” company for road and traffic engineering, and the technology sponsor: “Planesware”, and the educational partner: the International Institute for Education IIL.