Ministry of Communication and IT will support Saudi Emerging Technologies Forum later this year

The conference will happen between 11-13 November 2019.
Chiara Palieri, Director of Saudi Emerging Technologies
Chiara Palieri, Director of Saudi Emerging Technologies


The Ministry of Communications and IT is the main driver behind the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's digital transformation. Now, it has officially joined the Saudi Emerging Technologies Forum as the main sponsor of the event. Under the leadership of H.E End. Alswaha, the Ministry of Communications and IT is working to transform the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia into a digital economy by 2030.

Being the largest technology conference in the Kingdom, it will serve as the key platform to uncover an investment north of USD 100 billion on digital transformation. Happening between 11-13 November this year, it will also celebrate digital transformation leaders who are driving the deployment of emerging technologies and are getting trained by tech visionaries on specific technologies such as AI, IoT, Blockchain and others.

The forum will gather over 100 government officials and senior-level executives and 40+ speakers to lead 12-panel discussions with over 300 attendees, 60 exhibitors, 10 certified technical workshops, 30 proof of concepts and live demo sessions, and a dedicated focus day for IIoT. In addition to this, the 10 pioneers in innovation will be recognized with awards of excellence.

This is an audacious once-in-a-lifetime transformational journey. And the conference will serve as a vital event both for research and investment in the most disruptive technologies and commence development towards the fourth industrial revolution. It will bring top tech players, C-suite executives and government entities under one roof to unveil the latest applications of cybersecurity, deep learning, IoT, data science and the role they will play in powering the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as the global epicenter of tech research.

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