Monday 28 September 2020

Recruiting young minds 'key to developing future workforce'

DUBAI, August 30, 2018

Dubai Future Foundation’s chief executive officer Khalfan Juma Belhoul highlighted that recruiting young minds and offering them opportunities will contribute to the development of a young, knowledge-based workforce, said a report.

Belhoul emphasised that recruiting young minds and offering them the chances to exchange experience, gain knowledge, and employ capabilities in cooperation with companies specialised in emerging technologies, will contribute to the development of a younger knowledge-based workforce, as well as build a better future for communities worldwide.

The CEO’s statement came during preparations for the upcoming EmTech MENA Conference, which will be held for the first time regionally in Dubai, UAE, on September 23 and 24, reported state news agency Wam.

The conference aims to present the most important developments and innovations in emerging technologies worldwide, and gather C-level executives, technology leaders, and entrepreneurs under one roof to discuss how to best make use and employ these technologies in finding solutions to technical challenges.

The gathering also provides an opportunity for networking and communication between experts in the technological fields, it said.

The conference, organised by the Dubai Future Foundation and Haykal Media, will host more than 20 international and local speakers who will discuss the future of artificial intelligence, and its effect on various aspects of our daily lives and the global economy.

In addition to discussing smart cities, cybersecurity, nanotechnology, and bioengineering, the conference will also cover the latest in the transformation of energy, added the report.

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