What is Dubai Expo 2020 Theme Symposium?

Objective of Theme Symposium is to discuss the importance and global relevance of proposed bid

  • Gulf News Report
  • Published: 23:08 October 20, 2013
  • Gulf News

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  • Courtesy: Expo 2020 A broader view of the country A tour to be organised will give an understanding of the UAE’s culture and heritage as well as its robust infrastructure.

A Theme Symposium has been held by each of the candidate cities. Dubai and the UAE is the last Theme Symposium to be held.

The Dubai Expo 2020 Theme Symposiums is entitled Connecting Minds, Creating the Future: Partnerships for Global Innovation and Sustainable Development and starts on Tuesday, October 22.

The objective of the Theme Symposium is to discuss the importance and global relevance of the proposed Dubai Expo 2020 theme.

The delegates will also have an opportunity to explore the country and the city, to witness the public support for the bid and to assess the UAE’s ability to deliver a World Expo.

Just one month ahead of the final vote to elect the host city on November 27, the Theme Symposium is a major milestone in the UAE’s bid to host the World Expo 2020 in Dubai.

The Theme Symposium will contain conference sessions on the theme and the UAE, city tours and entertainment.

The mornings of the 22nd and 23rd will be dedicated to conference sessions with local and international keynote speakers discussing the Dubai Expo 2020 theme.

In the afternoons the delegates will explore the UAE and experience the sub-themes in action through ‘Learning Journeys’.

The evenings will feature an official Gala Dinner and a closing event in the desert.

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