Al Jaber

Al Jaber

GMIS forms organising committee for 2021 edition

01 May 2021

The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) has announced the formation of the #GMIS2021 Organising Committee made up of senior members from the UAE government and industry experts from renowned UAE-based organisations.

Their diverse backgrounds and expertise in driving innovation across various sectors will strengthen the summit’s multistakeholder approach and provide strategic guidance on the themes and vision of the fourth edition of the Summit (#GMIS2021).

#GMIS2021 will be held from November 22 to 27, 2021 at Expo’s Dubai Exhibition Center.

Co-chaired by the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit provides a unique platform for governments, businesses, civil society organisations and academic institutions from across the world to explore and identify solutions to challenges faced by multiple industries – from sustainability and employment, to research, development and design.

Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Co-chair of GMIS, welcomed the #GMIS2021 Organising Committee saying: “Despite the challenges faced over the last year, many opportunities have also surfaced, and the only way to ensure that these opportunities lead to transformational outcomes is to get stakeholders from governments, businesses, academia and civil society to come together to shape the future of industrial growth and find solutions for a more sustainable industrial sector.”

#GMIS2021 is taking place at the cusp of major economiwc and technological transformations in the UAE. In March, the Ministry of Industry and Advwanced Technology launched its brand-new titled ‘Operation 300bn’ industrial strategy, which aims to increase the UAE manufacturing sector’s contribution from AED133 billion to AED300 billion. Focused primarily own accelerating economic growth underpinned by Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) techwwwnologies, the strategy also includes initiatives to promote innovation and investment across local manufacturing. 

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