This year's forum is held under the theme "digitizing the economy" due to the fact that technologies have been emerging and evolving at unprecedented and exponential rates. Having transformed from conceptual ideas into current practical applications, this year’s MENA ICT Forum focuses on the various aspects of how disruptive technologies impact numerous industries and sectors that are vital in the MENA region’s economies.
Education, healthcare, clean energy, transportation and logistics, commerce, financial services, media and humanitarian causes are but a few examples of vital industries that are impacted by big data, cloud computing, social media, the internet of everything, mobility, 3D printing, virtual reality and wearable technologies.
This year’s MENA ICT Forum focuses on how these sectors and industries are impacted, enhanced and propelled by these cutting-edge technologies and their continuous development and advancements. As such, the forum is the ideal platform for C-suit business executives, governments, policy makers, non-profit executives, investors and financers, entrepreneurs, ICT professionals, enthusiasts and hobbyists to learn, experience, participate, engage and establish their vision about the latest developments in their industries and how they can benefit their business conduct.