Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), Innovation Arabia 12 will be held on 25–27 February 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Center, United Arab Emirates.  The overarching conference theme is ‘Building Smart Communities: Balancing Innovation, Change and Transformation’.

Innovation Arabia, the annual scientific and professional development conference organized by HBMSU, represents an outstanding manifestation of the University’s commitment to generate and share research, collaborative projects, best practices  and success stories. The exhibition taking place at Innovation Arabia 12 offers another unique opportunity for government and private organisations to congregate and explore university-industry links with key. Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, in partnership with Index for Conferences and Exhibitions, is now accepting proposals for people wishing to participate in Innovation Arabia 12.

Innovation Arabia 12 will explore four tracks:

Innovation Arabia 12 will explore four tracks:

1-         Quality & Business Management

2-         Smart Learning

3-         Health & Environment

4-         Artificial Intelligence

The university will publish conference proceedings with ISSN including research papers, case studies, posters’ abstracts,  success stories and collaborative research proposals for funding presented at the various sessions of the conference. Papers accepted and presented will be considered for publication in one of the following HBMSU journals:

  • International Journal of Excellence in Smart Learning
  • International Journal in Service Excellence
  • International Journal of Excellence in Islamic Banking and Finance
  • International Journal of Excellence in Healthcare Management
  • International Journal of Excellence in Environmental Management


The best collaborative projects submissions will also be adopted by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University for collaboration. Innovation Arabia 12 will also feature many other activities including awards ceremony, hands-on workshops and many formal and informal networking opportunities including an exclusive Gala dinner.

Innovation Arabia 12 will provide an outstanding opportunity to celebrate research excellence and promote professional development of faculty, staff, administrators and learners.  More than that, it will allow participants to foster collaboration which will lead to research and project funding. This kind of opportunity is directly aligned with the HBMSU mission and objectives of growing and disseminating knowledge in key areas such as Quality & Business Management, Smart Learning,  Health & Environment and Artificial Intelligence.

For more information, please visit the IA12 website: http://www.innovationarabia.ae/