The third Edition of the Dubai World Congress for Self-Driving Transport is set to kick off on September 26 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The two-day event is the first of its kind in the Middle East, and this edition is held under the theme: “Empowering Mobility 4.0.”
The Opening Day of the Congress will see the honouring of the winners of the Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport, and this edition is focused on “Self-Driving Buses.”
The Congress – which is run over two days – has attracted about 2,000 participants from around the world.
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The Congress features 53 speakers and encompasses 18 seminars and workshops, 8 discussion panels, 5 parallel sessions, and 2 knowledge sessions, hosted by the International Society of Automotive Engineers. It includes top executives, researchers, experts, and developers of autonomous mobility technology.
The Chief Designer and Test Pilot at Gravity Industries Sam Rogers (Flying Man) will be the keynote speaker of the opening session of the congress. He will discuss the future of mobility in the Gravity Jet Suit.
While an international expert in driverless transport technology Stephen Shladover will deliver the closing speech on the first day.
On the second day, the Founder of Swiss Mile Company Dr. Marko Bjelonic will give the keynote address while the CEO and Co-Founder of Skyports Duncan Walker will deliver the closing speech of the congress.