Schneider Electric to hold its first hybrid innovation summit MEA in Dubai

Schneider Electric is holding ‘its first hybrid Innovation Summit Middle East & Africa (MEA) that is going to take place at Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai and will be streamed online on the 18th & 19th of this month. The flagship event is bringing together industry leaders, technology experts, and government decision-makers to explore how to leverage breakthroughs in digital transformation and intelligent software to benefit their business as well as contribute to a Net Zero sustainable future.

Over 5,000 delegates will attend the two-day event in which a series of different tracks will focus on how technologies can accelerate both growth and sustainability across sectors that include energy, logistics, manufacturing, retail, and utilities. The event will also feature an Innovation Hub to showcase how EcoStruxure-designed, Internet-of-Things-enabled software, solutions and services can reduce energy usage and make organizations or operations resilient and adaptive.

Schneider Electric will also be announcing a range of new solutions and technologies for the Middle East and Africa region at the event that will aid its customers in their fundamental shift towards digitization of the future.

The Innovation Summit will be opened by Walid Sheta, Schneider Electric’s Middle East and Africa President, on 18th May, it will feature a series of panels by leaders in the technology and sustainability space.

Walid Sheta, Middle East and Africa President added: “We’re excited about equipping our customers and partners with the latest tools and technologies they need to thrive now and for years to come. The Middle East and Africa region has made great strides forward in the adoption of intelligent solutions, but there is more we can do together. With Egypt and the UAE hosting COP27 and COP28 respectively, we have a golden opportunity to accelerate action. I look forward to demonstrating how technology and electrification can achieve these goals and promote greater efficiency and sustainability for everyone.”

Action-packed two-day event

More than 50 knowledge and expert-led sessions will take place to encourage sustainability and efficiency during the Innovation Summit MEA. From the future of electric cars and smart cities to decarbonizing real estate and greening supply chains, it will create industry-defining dialogue to power the new electric economy.
A virtual platform will let anyone, anywhere join the Innovation Summit MEA and it will remain open for one month after the physical event concludes, so attendees can reconnect online, rewatch sessions or connect with the technical team.