Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 34 - Page 57

////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// FEATURE: GITEX 2018 Showcasing transformative innovation GITEX Technology Week will bring the latest headline- busting innovations to the attention of thousands of visitors. Whether you are interested in Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, telecommunications, 5G, Smart Cities, IoT or robotics there is sure to be a multitude of transformative innovations to be inspired by. F or 38 years, the most renowned names in technology have come alive at GITEX Technology Week. For one week the Dubai event will showcase global technology and innovations that are transforming sectors and entire industries 365 days a year. This year the event hosted at Dubai World Trade Centre has 24 dedicated exhibiting zones including: Artificial Intelligence (AI), smart home, smart workplace, future transportation and Blockchain. The event, which runs from Sunday October 14 until Thursday October 18 inclusive, will place a special emphasis on AI including: • The AI Trailblazer Award will recognise and reward the first- adopters of the latest technology across sectors such as Smart Cities, energy, retail, finance, transport and logistics, smart construction, digital marketing, healthcare and education • A dedicated AI exhibitor space: where visitors can experience all the latest trends and headline-busting AI innovations • AI conference events: Hear how AI is changing the game across nine industry verticals • World-renowned AI experts and leaders decode AI applications and uses INTELLIGENTCIO 57