Cities are experiencing an accelerating pace of urbanization with growing complexity. Increasing urbanization is putting more pressure on municipalities to innovate and become smarter. All are competing to be the most liveable for their people, and to do so in a sustainable manner. Datamatix with much privilege presents the, ‘7th GCC Municipalities and Smart Cities Conference’ that aims to discuss the changing role of municipality in the era of world cities transformation, role models and innovative cities of the future, whilst highlighting strategies to transform province’s and urban neighbourhood to innovative cities and municipalities.

The event covers all the aspects of smart city development and aspires to discuss the challenges in preventing fire in cities and up-grading the public safety, future city investment strategies, smart transportation and mobility, and growing threats to social stability and societal relationships in the era of global technology thereby to improve infrastructure, increase sustainability and enhance resiliency.

The event provides a premier platform for knowledge exchange and peer-to- peer engagement as well as a central platform for the interchange of best cases and business deals bringing together the highest level of stakeholders, in the context of smart cities development to co-create innovative and integrated urban solutions for a more liveable and sustainable future.

Conference Mission Statement

The conference aims to discuss the changing role of municipality in the era of world cities transformation, role models and innovative cities of the future, whilst highlighting strategies to transform provinces and urban neighbourhood to innovative cities and municipalities.

Who will attend?

The conference will be attended by executives, decision-makers and key policy makers from government organizations including:

  • Government Officials and Representatives
  • Municipality Management and Executive Board
  • CEOs Chairmen and Managing Directors
  • Urban Planning and Project Development Officers
  • Relationship Management Directors
  • Public Safety and Transportation Officers
  • Operations and Logistics Managers
  • Contract Managers and Procurement Officers
  • Finance Managers, Supply Officers and Investment Heads
  • Infrastructure Architects and Environmentalists
  • Strategic Planning Directors
  • Frontline Leaders and Top Executives
  • Academia and Researchers
  • C-Level Executives, Directors and Department Heads
  • And many more...

Why should you attend?

Being a supreme citizen of the GCC and an active participant of the conference, you can grasp a wide range of prospective strategies and discussions that guide you towards the driving forces for the improvement and development of the regional infrastructure and municipality. The event will focus on topics like; full-proof risk disaster management strategy, town planning strategies, recovery road maps, sustainable agriculture etc.

The event will present you an opportunity to propose and attain valuable knowledge regarding the existing challenges and upcoming development strategies through our expert speakers, who will unveil the future prospects and potential of the GCC municipality in rephrasing the face of the region and leading it towards regional and global excellence in this era of cut-throat global competitiveness.

Event Speakers
  • Dr. Ahmad Tahlak
    Dr. Ahmad Tahlak
    President & Chairman
  • Dr. Usman Zafar
    Dr. Usman Zafar
    Founder and CEO DUC Consulting International
    & Board Advisor cloudBuy UK & imex Systems Canada
  • Dr. Seppe Verheyen
    Dr. Seppe Verheyen
    Research Fellow
    the Emirates Diplomatic Academy
  • Mr. Brad Woodside
    Mr. Brad Woodside
    Fredericton, Canada
  • Dr. Suheel Ahmed
    Dr. Suheel Ahmed
    Arabian Farms Dev. Co Ltd
  • Joseph Abdo
    Joseph Abdo
    Partner – Director of Professional Services.
  • Dan Quinn
    Dan Quinn
    Senior Vice President
    Tejari/BravoSolution MENA
  • Engineer Ibrahim Bin Hamed Sayegh
    Engineer Ibrahim Bin Hamed Sayegh
    Director of Quality Management and Corporate Excellence
    Holy Makkah Municipality
  • Mr. Alaa Shuaib
    Mr. Alaa Shuaib
    GIS Technical Specialist
  • Mr. Abdulmajeed  Alsolim
    Mr. Abdulmajeed Alsolim
    Eastern Province Municipality Consultant for It and Communications
Event Sponsors
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