|Date||November 21st 2016|
|Venue||Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
|Organizer||MEED (Middle East Economic Digest)|
The Hitachi Group exhibited at the "Innovation Live! Summit 2016" which has been created as a platform to bring government and business together to accelerate innovation, encourage partnership and position the UAE as a global centre of innovation. The Innovation Live! initiative supports H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai’s vision for an innovative, efficient future. The summit was held in Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates on November 21st 2016.
Hitachi participated in regular advisory board member meetings to shape the program and create a platform for innovation. The summit was attended by different goverment entities, private companies, international entrepreneurs, universities, institutes, and research centers. MEED's objective was to drive business and government collaboration during UAE Innovation Week.
Hitachi group companies:
Hitachi group companies were a solid contributer to the summit through the following activities:
|June 2nd, 2016||Hitachi participated in an advisory board meeting with MEED to highlight and discuss key issues, regulations, projects, challenges, recommendations, and formats for the summit.|
|August 2016 – November 2016||
Hitachi represented by Mr. Hans Lindemen (Senior Vice President, Hitachi Convergence EMEA, Hitachi Consulting), Mr. Ben Hamado (Business Development Manager, Hitachi Ltd. Middle East Branch), and Mr. Patrik Sjöstedt (General Manager, Hitachi Insight Group) participated in the water- cooler discussion group to help solving 7 key challenges:
The output was seven valuable green papers which were published and displayed by MEED at the Watercooler Pavilion at MEED’s Innovation Live! Summit.
|November 21st, 2016||
Hitachi group companies’ zone was the center of attention for over 150 visitors during the summit. With the extraordinary demonstration methods aligned with the state of art technologies used by Hitachi group companies, Hitachi highlighted its presence and showcased effective solutions to address a diverse variety of domains such as smart cities, smart energy, smart industry, public safety, and many others.