Dubai: Museum of the Future to host inaugural Climate Future Week.
Museum of the Future, Dubai
26 September 2023, 12:00 AM
30 September 2023, 12:00 AM
The Museum of the Future collaborated with Dubai-based interdisciplinary think tank, Fiker Institute, to host the inaugural ‘Climate Future Week’ from September 26 to September 30.
This initiative aligns with the ‘Year of Sustainability’ and the UAE’s preparations to host the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Conference of the Parties (COP28) in Dubai this coming November. The week-long event will feature a conference with participation from UAE government officials, prominent public figures, international institutions, and global experts.
The conference offers an interactive platform for attendees, where researchers, enthusiasts, and experts in climate and sustainability, are able to engage in discussions about future strategies for addressing climate change. It aims to encourage conversations on boosting community awareness, devising innovative solutions, investing in clean energy projects, and advancing sustainable agricultural practices.
The main conference, taking place over three days, will consist of sessions and keynote speeches that will analyse critical future trends and global challenges in the realm of climate change. They will also put a spotlight on cutting-edge innovations, technologies, and ground-breaking inventions designed to address these challenges. Additionally, the conference will explore opportunities for international partnerships aimed at securing a greener and brighter future for humanity.
With the conference agenda including inspirational keynote speakers, writers and artists, the participants will be exposed to human stories and anecdotes revolving around sustainability and climate resilience.
The dialogue will put a spotlight on discussions around how different economic, governmental, cultural, and societal sectors influence climate change. They will explore the potential of leveraging advanced technology to bolster global endeavours aimed at preserving the environment in the years ahead.
Climate Future Week also includes an array of diverse experiences that will be shared and presented by creatives, designers, artists, writers, content creators and filmmakers who focus their work on sustainability - leading with an eco-friendly approach.
In addition to the main conference, Climate Future Week will feature a series of activities workshops aimed at individuals interested in sustainability and climate change. These workshops, spanning several days, will be coordinated by the Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA), the Dubai Future Foundation Fund, and various collaborating partners. Additionally, Climate Future Week will host a variety of diverse events, including the Climate Film Festival, Climate Photo Gallery, and the Start-up Council.