Dubai, UAE: Under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy – ESMA Chairman of Board of Directors. The two days’ conference organised by the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA), will be held on 26 – 27 November 2019 at the Grand Hyatt, Dubai, The conference supported by numerous strategic partners from the federal and local governments.

As major technological developments including big data, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and the emergence of new alternate forms of energy is set to radically transform the transportation sector, mobility ecosystems for a sustainable future takes centre stage at the 5th installment of the International Future Mobility Conference.

As key technological developments, including big data, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, and the emergence of new alternative forms of energy are transforming the transport sector, environmentally friendly mobility systems for a sustainable future will be at the forefront of the fifth edition of the conference. Future mobility supported by the co-organizer Messe Frankfurt Middle East.

Development pillars

H.E Abdullah Abdul Qader Al Maeeni, ESMA Director General said, that “Transportation is a sectors of the National Innovation Strategy in the UAE. Society, the economy. "

The Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) is keen to implement the vision of the leadership and government of the UAE to make the country one of the first countries in the world in the use of smart and self-driving vehicles.

And in line with the national agenda 2021, in transport infrastructure indicators and infrastructure readiness contribute significantly in promoting the three main pillars of sustainable development: environmental, social and economic.”

Announcing the launch of the 5th edition of the International Conference on Future Mobility, H.E. Abdulla Abdulqader Al Maeeni, Director General of the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) said that “transportation is one of the UAE’s targeted National Innovation Strategy sectors and sustainable transport systems

”Technological advancements and new mobility solutions are leading to a very different mobility ecosystem in the future. It is critical for mobility solutions providers to anticipate the future trends, challenge the robustness of current business models and question whether future evolutions are being correctly foreseen“, Al Maeeni said.

“The UAE has already been a test bed for electric vehicle battery developers, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and autonomous vehicles, and as regulators, we at ESMA are constantly working towards developing the required frameworks for the sound introduction of new mobility solutions and support sustainable innovation.“

“We are also delighted to work callously with academic sector and universities in UAE  at the conference this year which will supporting research undertaken by Universities across the region in sustainable mobility, development of supporting infrastructure and digital innovation in mobility”, Al Maeeni said.

Simon Mellor, CEO of Messe Frankfurt Middle East, co-organisers of the International Conference on Future Mobility said, “Mobility trends across the world is undergoing a dramatic evolution driven by disruptive technologies. Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence, V2V (Vehicle-to-Vehicle) Communication, 5G, Alternate Energy Vehicles such as Electric Vehicles and Fuel Cells are all transforming how mobility and transportation will shape in the future”.

 “The International Conference on Future Mobility has, over the years, played a key role in bringing together key industry stakeholders and provide delegates and government representatives an unmatched opportunity to meet and interact with leading international experts in the field and gain valuable learnings about the latest technological developments that are driving the industry.”

Engineer Khalaf Khalaf, Director of Standards Department at ESMA, said: “We once again look forward to welcoming international automotive developers and solution providers, key government and regulatory authorities, international transport strategists, automotive distributors and research institutions at the event as UAE continues to transform its transportation sector into the most innovative in the world”.

The event will also feature an exhibition that will showcase the latest technologies in smart, sustainable and intelligent transportation.

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