ABU DHABI: The Global Media Congress, which will analyze the future of media and the impact of new technologies, will be held from the 15th to the 17th at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The three-day conference will analyze the business opportunities and challenges in the media sector besides workshops on innovative practices in the media sector.
The theme of the conference is Shaping the Future of Media Industries. Emirates News Agency Director General Mohammad Jalal Al Raisi said in a press conference that the UAE has a suitable environment for traditional and new media. It was also said that traditional media are not hesitant to use the advantages of advanced technologies and social media
The symposium will have separate sessions on journalism, radio, television, internet and social media. There will also be workshops, exhibitions and an innovation hub. 1200 participants including 162 experts from 29 countries.
One of the main attractions is the Future Media Lab, which will be held in 5 sessions on the challenges facing the media sector, the future of media, the role of technology and investment patterns in the field. The conference will also discuss big data, metaverse, futurism, e-sports, artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation. There will also be a live talk show, a program to empower youth media and journalists, and a special session on the role of media in promoting tolerance.
Apoorva Chandra from India
Indian Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Secretary Apoorva Chandra, Minister of State for Youth Affairs Shamma bint Suhail Al Masroui, Bahrain Information Affairs Minister Ramzan bin Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Zimbabwe Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Minister Mona Ghanim Al Nuaimi, Dubai Media Office Director General Mari, Euro News Network Chairman Speakers will include Michel Pieterse (France).