Dubai, November 11, 2018 –Smart Dubai will be participating in the 8th Smart Cities Expo & World Congress on November 13-15, 2018, heading a delegation of 11 of its strategic government and semi-government partners.
A premier annual gathering of smart city leaders, the Expo offers Smart Dubai an ideal platform to showcase the emirate’s smart transformation accomplishments over the past year, as well as the results of the collaboration between all government and private stakeholders in the emirate, in line with the directives of the UAE’s wise leadership.
Her Excellency Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General of Smart Dubai, said: “As Dubai increasingly establishes itself as a full-fledged smart city, a leader in the smart city sector, and an international hub for the future industry, we, at Smart Dubai, have been intensifying our efforts to attend high-profile events such as the Smart City Expo & World Congress to share our success and experience with leading experts and decision makers from around the world, and draw on their expertise to further develop our initiatives and services that embrace technology as a means to spread happiness among people in our smart city of the future.”
“We are delighted to be accompanied by our partners, who consistently play a vital role to our success,” H.E. Dr Aisha added. “Every entity has deep insight and extensive expertise to bring to the table – each in their respective industries. Collaborating with one another allows us to channel our expertise and know-how to benefit Dubai’s citizens, residents, and visitors.”
H.E. Dr Aisha will be taking part in two sessions at the Expo: the first held on Wednesday November 14 and titled “Mobility of Tomorrow: Faster, Cheaper, Cleaner and Safer than Today?”; and another on Thursday, November 15, examining the day-to-day impact of artificial intelligence (AI).
Meanwhile, Smart Dubai will be exhibiting DubaiNow, its advanced integrated platform that provides instant and seamless digital access to more than 62 Government services from 28 participating entities, in addition to its AI-powered city advisor Rashid, and the Happiness Meter initiative, whereby interactive devices (meters) were placed across government entities and service centres to measure customers’ happiness.
Furthermore, Smart Dubai will be showcasing its Smart Employee application, which brings together more than 57 government bodies and benefits more than 41,000 staff members; as well as the Dubai Careers, which counts 38 Government entities among its members, offering 1,100 employment opportunities to 98,800 job seekers; and the Smart Supplier service, which allows suppliers registered with the advanced Government Resources Planning Systems (GRPS) to seamlessly access data and manage contracts, tenders, and financials (i.e. creating invoices and making payments).
The list of partners joining the delegation comprises Dubai Customs; Dubai Municipality Department; Dubai Police Department; Dubai Civil Aviation Authority; Dubai Land Department; Dubai Health Authority (DHA); Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority; Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA); Road & Transport Authority (RTA); Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship; and the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM).
The Dubai Municipality will be showcasing the DM 24/7 Mobile Application, which provides many municipality services on a single interface, and Al Mamzar Park Mobile Application, which provides service related to the park; while DTCM exhibits its new Inspection System and the Visit Dubai 2.0 App, which offers services to help users explore Dubai events’ itineraries. The DHA, will be showcasing its Licensing and Permit System, the DHA Smart Application, and the Salama Electronic Medical Record System.
Furthermore, the Dubai Land Department will showcase Dubai Rest (a real estate self-transaction service), while the RTA presents S'hail, the journey planner and integrated mobility platform; virtual assistant Mahboub; and Dubai Drive, which provides drivers with enhanced services like vehicle registration and parking services. The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority will be showcasing its Integrated Investigation and Notification System (IIAN); its RPAS Tracking service, which provides real-time flight data services and set up SMS alerts for potential perimeter and altitude violations, as well as several e-services from the Authority.
The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs will be showcasing its Smart Tunnel initiative, which allows passengers to go through passport control procedures in just 15 seconds with no human intervention; while Dubai Police will be shedding light on its smart app; and the Port, Customs & Freezone Corporation will exhibit its I-Declare service, which allows users to securely submit declarations on the go. Meanwhile, DEWA will be presenting its state-of-the-art website and smartphone app.