Dubai Future Academy prepares leaders prepare for the future

Future Design program aims to raise awareness around global future trends in key sectors
By Staff writer
Wed 14 Jun 2017 04:47 PM

Dubai Future Academy has launched its Future Design program for executives from both the public and private sectors.

The program is designed to help them adapt to the technologies of the future, such as robotics, artificial intelligence, Blockchain, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

The program was organised in partnership with THNK Creative School of Leadership and Innovation in Affiliation with Stanford University. It aims to raise awareness around global future trends in key sectors such as renewable energy, water, transportation, education, health, technology, and space.

The program was conducted by experts and academics from the world’s most prestigious universities, including John Henry Clippinger, research scientist at the Media Lab of MIT; Mattia Crespi, VR specialist and futurist; David Hanson, founder and CEO of Hanson Robotics; and Euro Beinat, data science professor at the University of Salzburg in Austria.

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