DUBAI, 27th March, 2022 (WAM) — The global geo-economic scene and the impact of its current changes on investments is one of the main tracks of the Investopia Summit, which will gather leading thinkers, investors, policy makers, entrepreneurs, and stakeholders from around the world, discussing the “new economy” in 20 sessions, within its first edition on 28th March in Dubai, that serves as the economic contributor taking place during the World Government Summit 2022.
The Summit will discuss significant economical topics like the prospects and trends of the global investments until 2025, the current major economic transformations, and their impact on investors, such as space investment, food security and the future of globalisation, agricultural technology, health and preventive care technology, and the current trends of reshaping globalisation.
Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy, said, “The world is currently witnessing unprecedented challenges that are playing a greater role than ever in directing the global economy, leaving its impact on trade and investments. This is going to be a major discussion during the Summit, with over 20 panel discussions and workshops.”
“The Metaverse and its impact on the future of business will also be one of the major topics that will be discussed during the Summit, especially new business and investment opportunities this virtual world could bring to investors in different areas such as goods and services.”
Bin Touq further noted, “Investopia Summit will also shed light on the quick developments in the world regarding the cryptocurrency market, which encouraged banks to invest in the next generation of financial technology.
“Investing in space will be among the main topics on the Summit’s agenda, in addition to space tourism, and relevant future of technologies.”
“The UAE leadership’s wise vision has always been based on creating an efficient, strong, and progressive economy, which was also reflected in the ‘Principles of the 50’. Furthermore, the first edition of Investopia summit simplifies identifying global opportunities in vital sectors and facilitates open dialogue in the global investment community,” Bin Touq added.
Investopia Summit will also discuss other global challenges, such as agriculture technologies and the opportunities it brings in the light of the global food changes and the concerns about food security. It will also explore how investors can utilise advanced technologies in health sector, especially that artificial intelligence is accelerating scientific and health solutions, forming a new way on how healthcare is being delivered, which eventually will help preventing and treating diseases.
The Summit’s agenda will include workshops that will discuss other topics on environmental sustainability and governance and promoting women’s participation in economic growth.
Investopia Summit is one of the most prominent strategic projects announced by the UAE government within the first set of the Projects of the 50, and it will strengthen the flow of inward investments and attract AED550 billion worth FDI into the UAE by 2030.
Investopia joined forces with several global and local partners to enrich the discussions and workshops of the Summit, such as Crypto.com, Deloitte Middle East, Accenture Middle East, BlackRock, Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah).