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Focus on industrial revolution technologies at Saudi forum

RIYADH, July 28, 2021

The first Saudi Forum for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, organised by the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology in co-operation with the World Economic Forum (WEF), kicks off in Riyadh today with the participation of ministers, officials, and local and international speakers.
 
The two-day event will discuss the impact of emerging technologies on the future of transportation, building healthcare systems capable of facing crises, clean energy transitions, establishing smart cities, restoring the ecosystem, and the future of finance, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
 
The forum highlights the role of the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the Kingdom as part of the WEF-affiliated network, with the aim of harnessing technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, self-driving cars, drones, the Internet of Things, and smart cities.
 
It reflects the Kingdom’s interest in the fields of artificial intelligence and building future cities according to environment-friendly clear energy technologies and harnessing them to realise the Sustainable Development Goals.



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