Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala to host Global Aerospace Summit in 2022

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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Global Aerospace Summit, the leading invitation-only gathering for aerospace, aviation, defense and space executives, will be hosted by Mubadala Investment Company in Abu Dhabi from 24th -26th May, 2022.

The industry leaders from across the globe will meet in-person for the return of the Summit, under the theme ‘Digital Driven Resurgence’. The event will exhibit the rapid transformation that has happened across these sectors over recent years and the role of innovation and technology moving forward. 

The Summit will address the impact of digitalization on efficiency and sustainability across all of the sectors. An increasing number of aerospace and defense companies are embracing a range of digital technologies, from AI to robotics, analytics, and automation. The 2022 edition will be a strategic gathering of global aerospace industry leaders and it will offer a platform to facilitate successful global trade across international markets.

The global summit will demonstrate the road to recovery for the aviation industry following the unprecedented impact of the pandemic. The Summit will exhibit the need for greater collaboration between governments and industry to support the future growth of aviation and the wider aerospace sectors.

Badr Al Olama
Badr Al Olama
Executive Director
UAE Clusters

“The aerospace sector continues to evolve rapidly, constantly innovating and adapting to our new reality. Mubadala is continuing to invest in the sector, developing new partnerships and unlocking opportunities for future growth through the advancement of digitalization and automation technologies. We are pleased to be hosting the Global Aerospace Summit, which is an ideal platform for the industry to come together to explore ways of accelerating its recovery and growth, as well as to discuss the latest strategies and ideas that will shape the future of aviation, space, and defense.”

The event will cover a wide range of areas including sessions on commercial aviation, aerospace, MRO, defense, and space. Further, the 2022 edition of the event will include new elements like a dedicated startup program and the Task Force Program.

The Future Propulsion Working Group is another new feature of the Summit, which will focus on how the industry can hasten the adoption of new technology with a particular emphasis on investment and infrastructure requirements. 

Further, the event will focus on driving partnership opportunities through Bilateral Priority Markets sessions. There will also be a continuation of the NextGen Leaders program, which is committed to capacity building and skills development of students, graduates and young professionals within the aerospace, defense and space industries.

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