Cities in the Global South face challenges ranging from overcrowding to resource optimization, while the Global North is confronting aging populations and infrastructure. With 80% of global GDP generated in cities, collaborative investment is needed to drive change on how we create thriving, happy, inclusive and liveable cities for future generations.

Featuring a two-day program, the LiveableCitiesX Summit is the only forum in the region to offer conversations from a global perspective in the format of:

  • Real-world city case studies
  • Themed networking opportunities
  • Lightning talks
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The summit advantage

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Gain insight

Gain firsthand insights from industry leaders on construction projects, industry transitions, challenges and opportunities, empowering you to proactively address demands and outpace your competition.

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Network

Discover new ways to collaborate and create more transformative partnerships with the region's policymakers, developers, contractors and consultants.

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Be inspired

Draw inspiration from visionary leaders and change agents in the liveablecities sector, discover how to implement decarbonization strategies and ensure the future resilience of your company's growth.

Meet the
change makers

Bringing together leaders in urban innovation, the LiveableCitiesX Summit will facilitate collaboration and strategic planning for transformative urban projects on a global scale. Join the people who drive change to make our cities more sustainable and liveable.

Who will attend:

Delegates
  • Chief Development Officers
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • City Planners
  • Climate Change Advocates
  • Community Development Directors
  • Community Engagement Directors
  • Council and Public Works officials
  • Data Analytics Directors
  • Directors of Public Policy and Advocacy
  • Economic Development Directors
  • Economists
  • Government leaders
  • Head of Capital Markets
  • Infrastructure Directors
  • Investment Analysts
  • Investors
  • Managing Directors
  • Mayors
  • Policy Advisors
  • Real Estate Portfolio Managers
  • Smart Mobility Directors
  • Sustainability Directors
  • Transportation Planners
  • Urban Design Specialists
  • Futurists
Organizations
  • Banks
  • Developers
  • Energy and utilities
  • Government Agencies
  • Healthcare operators
  • Institutional investment firms
  • Ministries
  • Multi-national architects, consultancies, and design firms
  • Municipalities and City Councils
  • NGOs
  • Private equity firms
  • Regulatory Bodies and Government Agencies
  • Sovereign Wealth Funds
  • Startups
  • Technology firms
  • Transport and mobility specialist firms
  • Universities
  • Youth organizations

Delegates will forge valuable connections, share knowledge and contribute to cross-city partnerships.

Key topics include:

    • Developing urban investment models
    • City visions and master planning
    • Creating healthy cities
    • Climate resilience
    • Disaster prevention strategies
    • Community engagement
    • Preserving cultural heritage
    • Developing seamless connectivity in cities
    • Driving public private partnerships
    • Answering the housing crisis
    • Combating urban heat islands
    • Public safety and security
    • Accessibility and inclusivity

Key themes

In addressing city challenges from across the globe, the community of speakers and delegates will center their discussions on four key themes to inspire change. This includes:

Urban
investment

Urban
investment

Resilient
cities

Resilient
cities

Citizen
engagement

Citizen
engagement

Future
mobility

Future
mobility

Become a sponsor and promote your brand
to a captive audience

Branding

Enhance your corporate image that ultimately influences client attitudes.

Outreach

Support business development as potential clients seek
out your company.

Promotion

Increase your company's visibility and profile before, during and after the event.

Identity

Differentiate your company and standout from the competition.

Meet the minds behind
our advisory board

Our advisory board members who are deeply passionate about their field are committed to ensuring that LiveableCitiesX not only meets but exceeds audience expectations, amplifying its impact and value for all participants. They bring forth strategic insights, pioneering ideas and vast expertise to steer LiveableCitiesX towards success in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia markets.

speaker
Ahmed Bukash

Director - Urban Planning
Dubai Development Authority

speaker
Alida Saleh

Senior Advisor
Climate Champions Team for Built Environment

speaker
Dr Anas Bataw

Strategy & Innovation Director - KEO International Consultants
Technology Advisor - UN

speaker
Farah Naz

Author, Director of ESG and Innovation
AECOM

speaker
Gil Penalosa

Founder
8 80 Cities and #Cities4Everyone

speaker
Gurjit Singh

Chief Development Officer
Aldar

speaker
Lukas Sokol

Head of Sustainable Master Planning
Masdar City

speaker
Nadine Bitar Chahine

MENA native Women leader
Global Top Voice in Urban Planning and Sustainable Development

speaker
Steven Velegrinis

Design Director and Head of Cities Practice
Gensler

speaker
Vijay Bains

Group Chief Sustainability Officer
Emirates NBD

SHOW INFORMATION

27 - 28 November 2024

Dubai World Trade Centre

Note: Visitors under age 18 will not be permitted.