RIYADH: The Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Foundation (Misk) is launching the 10th edition of “Misk Talk” on Saturday. The event gives young people a platform for discussion, motivation and awareness of inspiring ideas to empower them and develop their skills.
The theme of this year’s edition is “adaptation” to change, and the event will host influencers and pioneers of change who will convey their vision about the pandemic and how they managed their projects safely amid its repercussions.
The “Misk Talk” will address adaptation to overcome hurdles, and aims to review challenges and opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic and the extent of lifestyle changes experienced all over the world. The event will see guests attend in their car seats in an area of more than 16,000 square meters at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center.
Health is this year’s major theme, with discussion expected around health-related behavior after the pandemic and the lessons learned to reduce the infection rate. The talks will also consider the future of the health sector and the experiences of providing healthcare remotely. Entrepreneurs and experts are expected to share their experience with e-business and explore its potential opportunities. Participants will also address the future of tourism, and historical monuments in the Kingdom’s tourist areas, in conjunction with the efforts toward enhancing the attractiveness of Saudi tourism, in line with the goals of Saudi Vision 2030.
Many speakers are scheduled to participate in the event both in person and virtually to discuss the role of virtual reality technologies, in line with the Misk foundation’s directions to incorporate technology.