NXG – Next Generation
Supporting & celebrating the world’s next generation
Representing 2 billion of the global population, Generation Z are at the forefront of the digital economy worldwide. 60% of the GCC is under the age of 24 – but what do we really know about them? Understanding Generation Z is critical if we want to serve, lead, influence and equip this next generation.
The Generation Z Stage at GITEX Future Stars 2019 will unpack global research, statistics, generational ethic issues, as well as teachings from the world’s leading experts.
Creative Economy Summit & Startup Competition
Creative Economy is a global hub for technological innovation in creative and lifestyle industries
We dare to imagine the tomorrow of human creativity enhanced by technology. GFS Creative Economy Summit aims to empower creative leaders who have the guts to revolutionize people’s lifestyles with unprecedented technological solutions.
Two days of workshops and keynote presentations bring under one roof an international community of game-changers that drive digital transformation of entertainment, art, tourism, hospitality, retail, beauty, luxury and fashion industries.
Listen and Learn! - Get actionable advice from the best mentors in the sector
GITEX Future Stars Mentorship Clinics are free to attend workshops that present you with the opportunity to access to hands-on training and advice from leaders in the field. Looking to scale your startup? Want to learn how to enter new markets? With over 80 sessions, brought to you by some of the world’s top investment firms, corporate and government accelerators and incubators, GFS Mentorship Clinics will provide you with actionable advice and answers to your most burning questions!
Attendance is on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis, so make sure you pencil them in!
Saudi Innovation Day
The Kingdom of Startups
Strong winds of change are blowing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Its economic transformation will be accelerated by startups as the country moves from the commodity-based to knowledge-based economy. Technology and startups are the key enablers and drivers of the transformation to become a Kingdom of Startups.
GITEX Future Stars 2019 will feature 3 Saudi Innovation Day sessions: From A Kingdom of Oil To Kingdom of Startups, The Future of Banking in Saudi Arabia: FinTech or TechFin, and Meet Saudi Female Entrepreneurs Paving The Future
Join the 3 exclusive Saudi Innovation Day sessions at GITEX Future Stars 2019 to learn how to get access to KSA market, government entities, capital, talents and network.
UAE Innovation Day
Deep Tech Made In The UAE
Deep technologies are attracting an unprecedented amount of interest from all major key players in the innovation ecosystem. These technologies are often developed in research-driven universities and have the backing of the ecosystem builders.
GITEX Future Stars 2019 will feature two impactful sessions: “Next Big Thing: Deep Tech Made In The UAE” and “Disruptive Technology Innovation Ecosystems - The UAE Way”.
Mark your calendar for these two sessions and witness some of the deep tech’s that are made in the UAE and get to know the key ecosystem builders in the UAE.
G2i Summit is an exclusive, invitation-only conference for both regional and global leading venture funds, LPs, family offices and institutional and private investors.
The Middle East has rightfully earned its label as a hotspot for tech startups and disruptive technologies. Over two power-packed days at GFS, G2i is investors talking to investors as they navigate the region’s diversifying funding and investment landscape and get a first-look at the latest opportunities for investment, co-creation and capital access.
Sharjah Business Women Council
Celebrating the women leading the tech movement across the world! Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC) is sponsoring 10 women entrepreneurs to exhibit at GITEX Future Stars 2019. Plus the Council will host at their stand a series of workshops and tech talks across the four days of the event, open to all GITEX Future Stars visitors.
Brought to you by the Future Blockchain Summit
We’re delighted to announce the Future Blockchain will be returning to GITEX with another bumper agenda including workshops with Smart Dubai, PwC, Dubai Blockchain Centre and 2018 crowd favourite Kris Bennett – the #BlockchainBeardGuy.
Whether you’re looking to brush-up on your basics or trying to find out how Blockchain is impacting government, empowering new finance and shaping policy we’ve got you covered.
Ai Everything Workshops
Brought to you by the Ai Everything Summit
From the creator of Sophia the Robot to Microsoft’s Senior Data Scientist, the AI Speaker lineup at GITEX is second to none. Far from being a nascent topic, you’ll get to see how competitors of your own size are leveraging AI with additional content brought to you by Ai Everything – an exclusive prelude to the 2020 edition of the world’s most comprehensive AI event.
Marketing Mania Clinics
Brought to you by Marketing Mania
Is your campaign tired?
You are not alone!
Industry experts will be hanging out at the Marketing Mania lounge, eager to meet you, understand your business challenges and give you their two cents on how you can take your campaigns to the next level.
Coffee is on us!
Collaborating with extrinsic minds
United Arab Emirate’s National Artificial Intelligence Strategy 2031 aims at positioning the UAE as a global leader in AI by 2031. World over Nation’s and organizations are striving to set their AI strategy in place, but how? Are you ready to learn AI at GITEX? GITEX Artificial Intelligence Zone unleashes 5 incredible days of non-stop free learning sessions, absorb the power packed 10 Hours AI Workshops led by our Academic Partner INSEAD, touch upon the hottest topics in AI; The Case of a Deep Learning Startup, AI, Business & Society, Managing data science projects in organization, AI vs Human Judgment, Data-Driven Pricing and Advertising, attend the certified CIPS mini workshop led by Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Chain on AI in procurement.. unplugged chats, panels and interviews and so much more..
CLEANER. BETTER. FASTER
The GITEX Future Mobility Zone will feature a three-day conference on emerging technologies advancing transportation. Every major automobile manufacturer is investing in autonomous vehicles and e-mobility, while cities around the world are preparing for a complete overhaul of how transport will be provided and used in the future. Freeing up our time and urban space, every aspect of our lives and the cities we live in is transforming how we interact, design urban environments and cities, and commute more efficiently.
GITEX TECH TALKS
Brightest tech minds, primed to disrupt every industry, service and even humanity
GITEX TechTalk takes you on a voyage to unearth some of the latest technologies and entrepreneurs from across the globe! Featuring evolutionary new technologies presented in a highly engaging content for a global audience. Each day of TechTalk features a range of different technologies, ensuring that we cover all the hot topics!. The TechTalks discussions include: Chatbots, Augmented Reality, and Instant Checkout, Mobility Logistics, and Instant Services, Blockchain, Big Data into Security Policies, Seamless Payments, AR-VR in Education, Deep Reasoning, Hyper-personalization, Big Data Convergence & Integration with IoT , Cyber Security, Consumer Robotics, 3D Printing and so much more!
GITEX X LABS
Creating the future of innovation today
Engaging deep dive talks, share ambitious insights on topics ranging from Society 5.0 - Blockchain & Democracy, Destination Cloud office, AI, Big Data to unbelievable innovative tech advancements. Series of technical presentations from world’s most remarkable minds, helps you stay current.