Dubai Quality Group last week hosted the 14th Ideas Arabia International Conference & Competition in Dubai under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, president of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, chairman of Dubai Airports and CEO of Emirates Group.
The conference, held under the theme “Ideas Owners, Own the Future,” spotlighted the need for innovation for the survival of organizations.
In attendance were Sheikh Salem bin Sultan bin Saqr Al-Qasimi, chairman of Department of Civil Aviation Ras Al-Khaimah; Hassan Omar, chairman of Dubai Quality Group, and Hussein Al-Fardan, chairman of Ideas Arabia and UAE Ideas.
The conference brought together a number of delegates, business leaders, industry experts, and professionals from across the world.
Speakers included: Osman Sultan, CEO of du; Dr. Anne van Ewijk, assistant professor in management, Abu Dhabi University; Dr. Sid Ahmed Benraouane, senior lecturer, University of Minnesota; Christopher Abraham, senior vice president, institutional development & professor of leadership, design thinking & organizational behavior, S P Jain Dubai; and Deborah Webster, founder, Amani Circle.
Winners of the Ideas Arabia Competition 2019, conducted on the sidelines of the conference to recognize the most significant ideas implemented by companies during the previous year, were declared at the end of the event.