Tech Forum to showcase Saudi Aramco’s 4th Industrial Revolution Center
The Saudi Emerging Technologies Forum will take place from November 11-13, 2019 in Kempinski Hotel in Riyadh.
This is going to be the first conference in the Kingdom addressing the deployment of emerging technologies and the 2030 plan for digital transformation plans that will power cities and economies of the 4th Industrial Revolution (IR), a statement said.
Exclusively at the event, Dr. Khaled Abusalem, Chairman of UAV & Robotics Standards Committee in Saudi Aramco will be presenting about the Fourth Industrial Revolution Centre in Dahran, the first of its kind in the world inaugurated in March 2019.
The center will help the company’s operational performance to enable greater efficiencies and significant cost savings, and help further strengthen Aramco’s global leadership in the oil and gas industry, the statement added.
The forum will also feature 10 exclusive certified workshops on the latest applications of IoT, IIoT, AI implementation for 2030 vision, Data science, Cyber security, Enterprise Architecture, Cloudification, Blockchain for government services, AR/VR, RPA implementation, Deep learning (DL), Machine learning (ML) and Coding 4.0.
Saudi Emerging Technologies Forum will be the largest R&D and investment technology event in the region and will showcase the most disruptive technologies set to power cities and economies of the 4th Industrial Revolution, the statement added.
A PwC report estimated that the Middle East is expected to accrue 2 percent of the total global benefits of AI in 2030. This is equivalent to $320 billion where the largest gains are expected to accrue to Saudi Arabia as AI is expected to contribute over $135.2 billion in 2030 to the economy, equivalent to 12.4 percent of GDP.