MARACAD 2018 Innovation & Creativity Conference is the premier event in UAE that aims to engage the Technology & Innovation together with the fundamental maritime elements, including education and training, by facilitating partnering opportunities, that will open doors to better and more agile future for the maritime industry.The theme for this year’s conference is autonomy. With Ports, Shipbuilders, Training centers, Marine academies, and Shipping in general, is heading to the direction of innovation, Laws and regulations must be developed to coop with this technological trend, not to mention information technology and cybersecurity that plays a major aspect in tomorrow’s new phase.
We are at the beginning of a global transformation characterized by the convergence of digital, physical, and biological technologies. In today’s world, promoting technological innovation in port infrastructure, logistics, and physical connectivity within the maritime sector, among others, is especially important to find new engines of growth. All countries must recognize competitiveness as a key factor when addressing global socio-economic challenges and support, incorporate, and implement innovative operations within their strategic vision.
Hence, this year’s event, is being held in conjunction with launch of the new International prestigious (UAE Award for Maritime Creativity and Innovation), which we antedate on becoming an inspiration and motivation for this great industry, as we strive to continue the legacy we all are proud of.