Members of the HCT-RAK Men’s campus (RKM) Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Khaled Alattar and Ahmed Al Ali, had the opportunity to attend EmTech MENA, held in Dubai, in September.
The event, attended by over 300 delegates, was organized by MIT Technology Review Arabia, the region’s edition of the world’s oldest and most respected technology publication since 1899, as well as Haykal Media and Dubai Future Foundation.
Dr. Abdullatif Al Shamsi, HCT President and CEO, was present at the event as well to mark the latest researches and findings in technology. The organizers said that EmTech is where technology, business, and culture converge. It’s the showcase for emerging technologies with the greatest potential to change our lives. It’s an access point to the most innovative people and companies in the world.
The conference highlighted three main themes and they were: intelligent machines, securely connected world and government of the future. More to that, Internet of Things, nanotechnology and cyber security were addressed.
The conference witnessed some key speakers who honored the venue such as, Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau – CEO and publisher of MIT Technology Review, Omar Al Olama – Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence in the United Arab Emirates, Abdulsalam Haykal – CEO of Haykal Group, Khalfan Belhoul – CEO of Dubai Future Foundation, Donald Sadoway John F. Elliott – MIT Professor of Materials Chemistry, and many other esteemed worldwide speakers.
All speakers agreed on one point that interdisciplinary sectors are encouraged to collaborate and innovate together to inspire the future.