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The 2nd Annual MOI Innovation & Foresight Summit

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  • Venue: Rosewood

The 2nd Annual MOI Innovation & Foresight Summit under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al nahyan, Minister of Interior and deputy Prime Minister of the UAE

The summit highlighted the latest and advanced future technologies, as well as innovative ideas to be further developed and integrated into the UAE’s National Innovation Strategy that aims to position the UAE among the most innovative nations in the world.


Following the 2016 launch of the ‘UAE Strategy for the Future’ by the President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Ministry of Interior has initiated series of activities and implemented new programs and policies nationwide to drive and stimulate the culture of innovation amongst various government entities to focus their ideas on how to anticipate and better prepare for the future. The 2nd MOI Innovation and Foresight Summit will therefore be providing a platform for UAE government entities such as the Ministry of Interior, Law Enforcement agencies, National Security agencies, Regulatory bodies, Police Forces, Military and Defense, Customs and Port Authorities, Research Institutes, regional and international experts to deliberate on how innovation can be effectively channeled in the digital era towards solving future challenges, today.

Egidija Versinskiene – Director, Lithuanian Center of Excellence for Training, Research and Education (L3CE), delivered a presentation on Accelerating Innovation: Future Readiness and participated in the panel session discussions: Technologies for Managing New Threats. The Lion DC project was introduced to the wide auditorium of security practitioners. Unique approach to the project implementation and down to the ground project results attracted a great interest from UAE security practitioners.

Egidija also participated in the round table discussions between representatives of the UAE Ministry of Interior, Law Enforcement and National Security agencies, Regulatory bodies, including Customs, and representatives from various Police Forces, the Military and Defense establishments, as well as regional and international experts on the theme of:  Big Data, Open Data and Artificial Intelligence: Future Application in Governance and Policing