Accubits Technologies joined the Artificial Intelligence Experts Retreat, which was organized by the National Programme of Artificial Intelligence, UAE. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai attended the event which attracted 350 AI experts from the public and private sector. The retreat discussed challenges and opportunities related to AI in the UAE and its role in shaping the future of key sectors.
Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai; Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future, and Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence. Sheikh Mohammed also launched a program to attract AI talents to set a global laboratory dedicated to AI in the UAE and includes the best local and global talents. It provides a work environment that helps develop innovative solutions that serve humanity.
Sheikh Mohammed said, “We focus our efforts on building the future of the UAE based on a forward-looking vision that adopts global trends and developments, and support brightest young minds, and encourage innovation and creativity. We want the UAE to be a partner of choice for technology firms and AI talents from around the world. We want the UAE to be the best in the word in developing this futuristic sector and investing in it.
Sheikh Mohammed also attended the signing of an agreement to launch the “AI Challenge Programme” initiative, which was launched by the National AI Programme, and Microsoft. The agreement was signed by Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, and Regional General Manager of Microsoft, Sayed Hashish.
The challenge seeks to solidify the partnership between the public and private sector as well as international companies, to speed up the adoption of AI solutions, and build national exports that can help achieve the objectives of UAE AI strategy for 2031, and promote UAE competitiveness in the domain.