Mohamed bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations reveals keynote speakers

ABU DHABI, 6th October, 2018 (WAM) -- Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the second edition of the Mohammed bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations will commence on 8th October, 2018, under the theme, "Leaders of today meet the leaders of tomorrow."

The agenda revealed a number of both local and international high-profile speakers, across more than 300 interactive sessions.

Taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ADNEC, on 8th and 9th October, the Majlis offers Emirati students the unrivalled opportunity to meet and engage with the UAE’s cultural, social, and technological leaders.

The Majlis will be attended by and H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs; Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development; Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation; Hessa Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, Dr. Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills; Shamma bint Suhail Faris Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs; Mariam Hareb Almheiri, Minister of State for Food Security; Sarah bin Yousef Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Sciences, and Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence.

The Majlis will also be attended by Khaldoon Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Executive Affairs Authority; Dr. Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK); Mohamed Al Junaibi, Director of the President's Protocol; Mubarak Al Shamsi; General Director of Abu Dhabi Center for Technical and Vocational Education and Training; Abdullah Lootah (FCSA), General Director of Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, Abdulla bin Touq, Secretary-General of the UAE Cabinet, and Mohamed Al Abbar, Chairman Emaar Properties.

The prestigious speakers’ list covers the entire event, across five dedicated zones that explores the themes: taking pride in a nation, growing 21st-century skills, and developing global mindsets.

Mohamed Khaleefa Al Nuaimi, Director-Education Affairs Office, said, "We are excited to announce the participation of such prestigious leadership at the Majlis. The interest shown in this year’s event has been truly humbling. And I am glad we will be able to provide them with such a rich and valuable experience. We also have more than 50 partners involved including Expo 2020, the Special Olympics, Mubadala, and Masdar, among others. All this, plus the exciting array of workshops, talks and sessions is bound to make the Majlis for Future Generations the must-see event of the year for Emirati students."

"We have more than 300 sessions planned across our five interactive zones which cover five main themes: Science and Technology; Business and Entrepreneurship; Leadership and Development; Culture, Art and Media; and Sports and Fitness. The Majlis is set to be an action-packed two days of knowledge sharing and constructive dialogue, encouraging students to be leaders in their own lives, designing a better future for themselves and that of the nation," Al Nuaimi added.

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