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About Summit

World's leading smart city innovations on show powering sustainable urban transformation

5 days of high-level engagement, networking and knowledge exchange with key urbanism stakeholders.

Future Urbanism Smart City Summit & Expo Dubai is the premier global forum for the world's most influential urbanists from intersecting worlds of infrastructure, city planning, development, investing and technology to create livable cities of tomorrow.

what to expect

High-level Speakers
Hours of Content
Ministry Delegation
1-1 Meetings & Consultations



Integrated Master Planning & Infrastructure


  • Innovation driven cities
  • Open data platforms to boost digital initiatives and policy making
  • Digital policy roadmap
  • Unlocking revenue of emerging technologies in cities


Digital Economy &
Smart Cities


  • Intelligent & sustainable mobility
  • Better connectivity for all optimal access to work & amenities
  • Harnessing new mobility tech & business model
  • Purpose driven communities with urban regeneration


Energy Transition
& Decarbonization


  • Deploying Clean Energy – Towards Zero Carbon Cities
  • Diversified energy marketS
  • Future of hydrogen for cities
  • Integrating climate adaption


Governance & Global Competitiveness


  • Smart Urban Governance
  • Enabling transparent & inclusive policy making
  • Hyperconnected services - Adoption of IoT, blockchain and XaaS
  • Accelerated legacy modernization


Smart City Exhibition

  • The world's most comprehensive sourcing platform for urban-, infra-, and travel-tech solutions, headlined by the best of the world's 120,000 providers
  • 15,000+Visitors

  • 150+ Exhibitors

  • 50+ Hours of content

  • 50+ Ministry Delegations

  • 120+ High-level Speakers

  • 80+ Startups

Smart City Exhibition

  • City Hall

    By-invitation-only platform for ministers, city mayors, municipal leaders, change makers, planning and
    development experts to showcase urban ingenuity towards smart cities.

  • Young Urbanist Leaders Symposium

    Rounding up enthusiastic young urbanists to brainstorm & learn from renowned urban changemakers. Inspiring and tailored-made sessions to drive action towards sustainable cities.

  • Urban Tech Startup Pitch

    A platform to connect sustainability conscious entrepreneurs with VCs & mentorship sessions and rethink
    urban ecosystems.

  • Summit Masterclass

    Delivered by leading academics and practitioners to stimulate visionary planning.

  • Workshops

    New perspectives connecting design & technology in urban innovation



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