Ministry of Infrastructure and Development gets behind Gulf Traffic Exhibition
The Ministry of Infrastructure and Development (MoID) has announced its support for the Gulf Traffic Exhibition and Conference, which will take place from December 4th to December 6th at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The MoID aims to increase collaboration between transport suppliers and is helping to shape the direction of the events agenda and conference topics.
With a key focus on ‘technology for smarter cities’ the MoID are speaking on day one and day two of the free-to-attend conference streams ‘AI for Transportation’ and ‘Future Infrastructure’ respectively.
Eng. Mirah Bin Hendi, Deputy Director of Federal Road Management at the MoID, will be looking at Innovation and Artificial Intelligence on road construction sites, and what trends are being seen when it comes to integrating AI for road safety uses.
Eng. Daniel Llort and Eng. Soughah Salem, both Civil Engineers with the MoID, will be speaking on the morning of day two about performance-based maintenance contracts and what the future holds for this product support strategy, and how it can be better measured.
“With an increased focus on smart technologies this year, we believe that Gulf Traffic is recognised throughout the transport industry as a calendar highlight and a leading platform to promote the latest innovations, technologies and products needed to assist our leaders vision in making the cities of the United Arab Emirates truly smart,” said Dr. Abdullah Belhaif AlNuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development.
“As we push toward our 2021 vision of creating a sustainable and integrated infrastructure that supports the UAE's global competitiveness, one of our main goals is to ensure we keep pace with global developments in the field of infrastructure,” he added. “With the thought leadership discussions taking place over the three-day event I believe Gulf Traffic will provide a lasting positive contribution to the future of the regions transport and infrastructure sectors.”
Gulf Parking, which launched for the first-time last year, will again run adjacent to Gulf Traffic, further adding to the brands offering by widening the focus to support other key industry sectors.
With a keen focus on smart mobility, Gulf Parking will cater to the latest in smart payment and intelligent access control solutions from across the world, creating a new avenue for companies to showcase their latest product range to the traffic and transport industries.
Exhibitors and sponsors signed up to the 2018 edition include VIA, Miovision, Watopedia, Kapsch, Siemens, FLIR, Ennis-Flint, PTV Group, Secure Parking, Zone Parking, Gridsmart, Q-Free, Gersan Elektrik, Technologica, Geveko and many more.
Officially supported by the UAE’s Saudi Ministry of Transport and Dubai Police, Gulf Traffic plans to host over 150 exhibitors and attract approximately 3,000 industry peers from 50 countries, both across the Middle East and beyond.