Government Industry Academia Forum 2022

GITEX Technology Week, North Stars 2022

Technology experts from Government, Industry, and Academia from all over the world will discuss key topics, including future trends, innovation, entrepreneurship, data-based governance, agile ways of working, operational considerations, and much more.

Government Industry Academia Forum | Regional Panels

Regional Panels

Discussing the aspects of collaboration between different countries in the same region in Academia, Industry, and Government.
Government Industry Academia Forum | Academia Panels

Academia Panels

Discussing collaboration between universities and academic institutions.
Government Industry Academia Forum (GIA Forum) 2022

G2G Panels

The Government to Government Forum is the collaboration of two countries to discuss the aspects of social and economic collaboration between them
Government Industry Academia Forum | Industry Panels

Industry Panels

Collaboration between different industries and discussion on the latest updates, technologies, and opportunities.

What is GIA Hub?

Government Industry Academia Hub (GIA Hub) is  one of the largest initiatives for collaboration between government, industry and academia in the MEA region.

It aims to bridge the gap between the three ecosystems to enhance economic and social development in our countries by improving the quality of education and fostering innovation in the academic sectors. This will, in turn, improve the employability of youth and promote the implementation of technologies in industry and government sectors.

GIA Forum Program 2022

9:00 - 10:00

Welcome Reception & Registration

10:00 - 11:00

Making UAE a global model of efficient Govt – Industry – Academia Collaboration (Triple/Quad Helix Model)

11:00 - 12:00

Challenges & opportunities in accelerating the cooperation between Governments, Industry, and the Academia.

12:00 - 12:30


12:30 - 13:30

Educational institutions & Universities role in developing the Knowledge/Talent based economy in the region.

13:00 - 14:20

Industry prospects for cooperation with academia in the MENA region, “Some programs and initiatives already there”

14:20 - 14:30

SAS & wollongong university Mou

14:30 - 15:30

Chinese and Arabic Governments’ collaboration in the Emerging Technologies and Innovation

15:30 - 15:35


15:35 - 15:40

Almentor & MEA IoT & AI Initiative MoU

15:40 - 15:45

Significa & MEA IoT & AI Initiative MoU

15:45 - 15:50

Significa & Dubai University MoU

15:50 - 16:35

Arab IoT&AI Challenge Finals and Closing Ceremony


Eesa Bastaki Panelist

Mahmoud Sakr Panelist

Mohamed Ben Amor Panelist

Li Xuhang

Li Xuhang Panelist

Shunli Wang Panelist

Fady Alloul Panelist

Hoda Al Khzaimi Panelist

Hussain Al-Ahmad Panelist

Ghanim Alfalasi

Ghanim Alfalasi Panelist

Mohamed Abdelall Panelist

Fehmida Hussain Panelist

Heba Labib Panelist

Mohamed Aboud Panelist

Aref F. Husseini Panelist

Hussein Natsheh Panelist

Saleh Lootah Keynote Speech

Hichem TURKI Panelist

Ahmed Kamal Panelist

Huda Al Shually Panelist

Mohab Mangoud Panelist

Lotfi Belkhir Panelist

Sally Metwally Panelist

Bushra.Al Blooshi Panelist

Aly Cheema Panelist

Taha Khalifa Panelist

Omar Alfandi Panelist

Afzal Shabaz Panelist

Sarah Shaw Panel Moderator

Mohamed El Dallal Panel Moderator

Mohamed Salama Panel Moderator

Reem Al-Mosabbah Panel Moderator