The investment conference will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.
Forum organisers, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, Shurooq, and Sharjah FDI Office, Invest in Sharjah, have revealed that the host of invited experts include high-ranking government officials, senior CEOs, top decision-makers and global stakeholders from local and international organisations.
"This year’s edition of the Sharjah FDI Forum will see a host of experts, chairpersons and CEOs from renowned national and international bodies that have a considerable impact on local, regional and global economies. Their attendance highlights the prestigious stature of the Emirate of Sharjah as a platform for economic expertise from around the world," said Mohammed Juma Al Musharrakh, Director of Invest in Sharjah.
Themed ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution,’ Sharjah FDI Forum 2017 will see participants discuss their opinions on key topics that address the future of the economy, such as the realities of foreign direct investment, FDI, and the latest economic approaches that are based on the predicated new age of industry.
Senior UAE government and semi-government speakers taking part in the event will include Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy; Abdullah bin Ahmad Al Saleh, Undersecretary of Foreign Trade and Industry at the UAE Ministry of Economy; Sultan Abdullah bin Hadda Al Suwaidi, Chairman of Sharjah Economic Development Department and Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal, CEO of Shurooq.
"The speakers at this year’s Sharjah FDI Forum will be giving their views on the fourth industrial revolution and its impact on the economy. It is anticipated that this revolution will change the way we live forever, given its growing influence in every area of our lives. The technologies involved, such as robotics and artificial intelligence, are becoming more proliferate and profound, in the process serving up both challenges and opportunities," Al Musharrakh concluded.