Shaping the Future of Government, Public Sector and Services Through Future Trends, Technology Investment and Developing Foresight-based Action Plans

H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced the UAE Strategy for the Future, a comprehensive roadmap that will take the nation to the next era of development.

Under the new strategy, planning will become a mandatory part of the operations of government departments. Future scenario reports on key sectors will be published and serve as a benchmark for developing governmental plans and policies.

The Government Foresight Summit will bring together government leadership, strategy and planning, futurists, IT specialists to share best practice for implementation mechanisms to ensure organizational future readiness.


Industry Briefing

We hosted an industry briefing which was attended by senior experts representing government and private sector including UAE Ministry of Interior, UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, Future Foresight Foundation, Etisalat, Advanced Military Maintenance Repair Overhaul Center, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company, Google, IBM, Axis Commnucations, PWC, KPMG, CISCO and more.

 What the Industry Experts Are Saying About the Government Foresight  Summit?

“The summit will be a great opportunity for me to improve my perspective on the updates for foresight tools and practices around the world; in addition to networking with futurists from around the globe.”

Amna Al Suwaidi I Head of PMO, Advanced Military Maintenance Repair Overhaul Centre (AMMROC)


“By attending the summit, I would really like to understand the basics of foresight planning. By basics I mean - How do you make a team? How do you track changes? How do you validate your plans? Where to benchmark? And most importantly – when do you start implementation?”

AlReem AlAmmari I Excellence and Quality Analyst, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company


“I would like to learn about how to improve foresight planning from a practical perspective. Foresight and its benefits need to take root and the value of foresight needs to have buy-in.”

Walid AlRahmani I Director Policy Regulation, General Civil Aviation Authority, UAE