NCUP President Gives Keynote Speech at the GITEX Conference and Exhibition at the World Trade Centre in Dubai

NCUP President Gives Keynote Speech at the GITEX Conference and Exhibition at the World Trade Centre in Dubai

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Professor Margaret J Cox represented  the only University in the World  at the GITEX conference/exhibition  in Dubai at the Dubai World Trade Centre in October 2015.  In addition to giving the keynote speech, Professor Cox was also on an expert panel at the TechVerticals Digital Education Conference

GITEX Technology Weeks the leading ICT event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, and featured the latest in innovative Internet of Things solutions, especially in drones, robotics, and 3D printing that can transform the region’s businesses. The 35 GITEX Technology Week was held between18th-22nd October at the Dubai World Trade Centre and welcomed more than 130,000 visitors from over 150 countries including more than 20,000 C-level executives, and more than 3,600 exhibiting brands, and over 62 participating countries. The event hosted an impressive list of speakers, 133 speakers (mostly CEOs and CI0s including the Prime Minister of Estonia), of which there were only 4 women, including Professor Cox. Professor Cox spoke on the Tuesday, October 20th – the Education Strand; in the morning and on a panel in the afternoon.