Dubai to host 17th International Electronics Forum

May 7th, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by admin  


Dubai, May 7 (IANS) Leaders of global electronic industry are set to discuss the current trend and future of the sector when they meet here at the 17th International Electronic Forum (IEF) Thursday, WAM news agency reported Wednesday. The three-day global conference will be inaugurated at the Madinat Jumeirah by Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority.

Al Maktoum will deliver his keynote address highlighting the importance of the forum, being held for the first time in the Middle East, as a proven business catalyst.

More than 120 delegates from some of the world’s top technology firms will participate in the forum to discuss the current trends in the sector and its future.

Specifically designed to foster networking opportunities across a broad pool of disciplines in a condensed, value-added period, the forum will harness the collective global insight of experienced industry executives, including specialists in designing, production, investment, strategic planning, marketing, business development, distribution, finance, and education.

Among the industry leaders, JJ (Junshi) Yamaguchi, executive vice president of NEC Electronics, the multi-billion-dollar international manufacturer of computer, communications and semiconductor products, will highlight the future of digital technology and its impact on the quality of life in a society that is getting increasingly wired.

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