(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))
DUBAI, 21st October, 2018 (WAM) -- Dubai Maritime City Authority, DMCA, has completed preparations for the second edition of the UAE Maritime Future Leaders Seminar, which takes place on 30th October 2018.
The seminar aims to unify efforts being made to integrate and apply innovation and smart technology, as a means to ensure the growth and sustainability of the maritime sector.
Emiratis, as well as regional and international maritime leaders, have confirmed their participation in the discussions to form the agenda for the upcoming seminar, which is one of the highlights of UAE Maritime Week 2018, to be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, from 28th October 28 to 1st November.
Commenting on the upcoming UAE Maritime Week 2018, Amer Ali, Executive Director of DMCA, said, "We are delighted to host the second edition of the UAE Maritime Future Leaders Seminar 2018, which will complement the remarkable success of the inaugural session in 2016. The seminar is a forum for creative minds to share path-breaking ideas and visions, which will reshape the future of the maritime economy."
He explained that the seminar will be unique, as it will see the participation of leading Emirati figures in the maritime sector. The event represents a platform to form bridges between the world's most innovative, unique and competitive maritime communities through a series of extensive sessions on the best practices to develop smart systems and marine innovations, as the key pillars to advance the growth and sustainability of the international maritime sector, Ali added.
The UAE Maritime Future Leaders Seminar will attract leading names in the global maritime landscape, including Lloyd's Register, Intertanko, DNV GL and Wärtsilä Voyage Solutions, to explore new horizons and develop a clear roadmap to find the best ways to employ innovation and smart technology to drive the growth and development of the international maritime sector.
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