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Global Tech Giants Head to Dubai Assembly to Tackle AI Trend

The Most Impactful Gathering of AI experts Will Assess How Humans Can Harness Generative AI for Good Causes

By Inc.Arabia Staff
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Global technology powerhouses including Meta, Google, Deloitte, PwC and Microsoft will gather in Dubai next week to tackle some of the biggest questions facing humanity in the wake of the generative AI boom.

The Dubai Assembly for Generative AI takes place on 11-12 October at the Museum of the Future and AREA 2071 in Emirates Towers in Dubai.

Silicon Valley experts, global AI experts and innovators will join with governments and academia at the Dubai Assembly for Generative AI to assess the opportunities and challenges and lay out a path forward for harnessing generative AI for good.

At the top of its agenda, the assembly hopes to provide a deeper understanding of AI, its applications, capabilities, and opportunities.

The 2023 edition of the summit list of participants include Microsoft, Quantum Black by McKinsey,Digital Dubai, Meta, PwC, and Deloitte. Emirates, SAP , Google, IBM, Nokia Bell Labs, Humanism, HTCVIVE, European Blockchain Association, NVIDIA, Private Office Regulatory Risk in theUK government, Talabat, SuperWolrd, Snap Inc., Careem, World Ethical Data Foundation (WEDF), DEWA, UAE AI Office, Bedu, Tashkeel, Dubai Blockchain Center, and BCG.

According to a press release issued by Dubai Assembly for Generative AI, ahead of the event, Evelyn Miller, Vice President of Public Policy at Meta, said: “Meta is excited to join thought leaders and decision makers at the Dubai Assembly 2023 to discuss the future of generative AI technology. We believe diverse, global perspectives from industry, academics, governments, and civil society are crucial for responsible AI governance that benefits everyone.”

Christian Gleich, International Ambassador, European Blockchain Association said that she will address this year’s summit and “I will shed light on the necessary regulatory pathways for this disruptive technology. The Dubai Assembly for Generative AI will be a remarkable opportunity to engage both with foresightful experts as well with enthusiasts shaping tomorrow’s  technology landscape.”

Hamad Al Shirawi, Director, Dubai Assembly for Generative AI, said: “The Dubai Assembly for Generative AI will build on the successes of the first edition, mainly by strengthening partnerships between the government and private sectors and exploring areas for cooperation. These partnerships will be critical to shaping the future of AI, aiding investments and technological development.”

Al Shirawi added: “This year’s assembly includes three main tracks, which are educate, inspire, and contribute. Partners will have a key role in the inspire track, where they will share successful use cases and experiences of generative AI.”  

McKinsey’s recent report estimated that generative AI is expected to contribute $4.4 trillion annually to the global economy. It is also predicted to raise global GDP by 7% over the next 10 years, according to Goldman Sachs.

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