Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Border Crossing Security Council, opened yesterday the work of the eighth session of the Dubai International Project Management Forum, which is organized by Roads and Transport Authority, under the slogan “Enhance the Quality of Life”. The current session of the forum attracts more than 2,000 participants, and 55 international and regional speakers, through 50 sessions, panel discussions and keynote addresses, dealing with many topics related to future trends in project management, and its role in enhancing the quality of life for residents and visitors.
His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, upon his arrival at Madinat Jumeirah Arena, was received by Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority, where His Highness and the audience watched a short film about the Dubai International Project Management Forum, which shed light on the construction process. and development in the Emirate of Dubai, which has become one of the most important financial and business centers, in addition to the stages of development of the forum, which has succeeded in establishing its position as a global platform that showcases international best practices and creative solutions in the field of project management, with the participation of international expertise with visions, ideas and innovations that contribute to implementation. Successful major projects, as the forum recorded great success in its past seven sessions in terms of attendance, which exceeded 11,000 participants, from 45 countries around the world, and witnessed the organization of more than 180 discussion sessions, keynote speeches, workshops, technical visits and training courses.
His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, accompanied by Al Tayer, honored the organizing partners and sponsors of the forum. His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum stopped at a large mural, which included pictures of 15 prominent projects in Dubai, registered in the Guinness World Records list. ,
The mural also includes facts and figures about the march of the Dubai International Project Management Forum in its past seven sessions, as the days of its convening reached 26 days, attended by 11,000 people from 45 countries, and during which 370 speakers spoke, delivering 30 keynote speeches, and included 26 discussion sessions, and 126 simultaneous sessions. , 10 workshops, 33 specialized training courses, and 12 closed sessions. The forum also witnessed the organization of 17 technical visits and 16 case studies.
Al Tayer said: “The Dubai International Project Management Forum, in its eighth session, will discuss many topics related to future trends in project management, its role in enhancing the quality of life for residents and visitors, innovation and sustainability in managing mega projects in the region, in addition to gender balance and women’s empowerment.” , and the relationship between the development of societies and the enhancement of the quality of life, the economics of projects, and the management of major sporting events ».
He added: “Project management is one of the effective tools in managing and organizing business in public and private sector institutions, and the rapid technological changes have contributed to changing the rules of project management, business, and the economy, and the forum shows how to implement smart, sustainable and innovative practices in project management to ensure the best results.”
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