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If there is any place in the world with an unmatched appetite for everything future, it is here. LEAP is the platform where pioneers bring their ideas to get tremendous exposure and deserved recognition.

Meet with the enthusiasts, enablers, investors and seasoned business leaders who have the means to bring your plans to life and take your businesses into the future. Innovate, inspire and solve problems for governments and enterprises. LEAP is made for people with one eye on the stars, and one foot in the future.  

Key content topics at LEAP

Delivering hundreds of exhilarating storytelling sessions, provoking debate, controversy and immersive learning. These talks will be delivered by experts.

Here are some of the topics that will be tackled at LEAP. 

Keynotes

 

  • Change management
  • Equality, inclusion, belonging and diversity
  • Leadership strategy for success
  • Open innovation, investment and collaboration
  • Citizen safety and security
  • Technology for good

Artificial intelligence

  • Artificial intelligence governance and ethical framework development
  • Autonomous transportation
  • Techniques to tackle deep fakes
  • Robotics and the future of work
  • Convergence of AI with other exponential technologies
  • Investment

BioTech

 

  • Driving drug development with digital health technologies
  • Transformation of the medical laboratory
  • Leadership in healthcare innovation
  • Ethical considerations
  • Improving clinical decision making
  • Innovation, investment and scale up

4IR

 

  • R&D updates and the most transformative technologies
  • Accessibility, affordability and application of technology
  • Responsible technology deployment
  • Cybersecurity & privacy
  • 6G

Creative economy

  • Robotics and the augmentation of human ability
  • Immersive and digital entertainment
  • Innovation in fashion & design
  • Blockchain, creative economies and digital assets
  • The future of media
  • Digital art

EduTech

 

  • Staff support and capacity development
  • Technologies invigorating education
  • Safety, privacy and protection
  • Digital skills for the future workforce

FinTech

 

  • Technology determining finance hubs in the future
  • Cybersecurity and responsible use of innovation
  • The future of payment and the e-commerce evolution
  • RegTech & SupTech
  • Competition and collaboration between legacy institutions and FinTech start-ups

Future energy

 

  • New frontiers in energy
  • Smart technologies enabling sustainability
  • Security challenges and solutions
  • Energy storage
  • Framework development for innovation integration

Retail

 

  • Digital transformation strategy
  • Technology trends revolutionising retail
  • MarTech, AdTech and consumer engagement
  • The evolving e-commerce landscape
  • Innovation culture development

Smart cities

 

  • Digital infrastructures implementation strategy
  • Sustainable development, a circular economy and the environment
  • Smart mobility, 5G and digital twins
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Cyberthreats and security


Expect to see 450+ speakers

across these stages

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Stellar keynote stage

Hosting the world’s leading thinkers, futurists and visionaries to inspire a technology revolution. From world renowned technology gurus, to senior enterprise representatives and celebrities. All will come together to form an iconic technology event.

 

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Orbital talks

Highly focused sessions led by renowned presenters, delving into the strategic priorities most countries, including Saudi Arabia are facing. Topics include:

 

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Start-up pitch stage

A part of the Start-up park, the Start-up pitch stage will host savvy entrepreneurs who will take the mic to impress a world-class judging panel of seasoned investors. The strongest innovator will walk with a massive cash prize injection.

 

Investor’s club

A new start-up or an established company - we welcome all innovators. Placing innovators side-by-side with important investors and end-users to massively accelerate business and deployment.

 

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LEAP forward

Global innovators and geniuses will come together to share their game-changing ideas on how AI is reshaping human life forever.

 

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Buyers’ lounge

A bespoke meetings platform and concierge service to arrange face-to-face meetings with the most powerful tech buyers in the region.

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