Held 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)

  Focus Areas


  • New forms of organizations
  • Work-Life Balance
  • New networks for work and the re-emergence of co-operatives and gig work
  • Changing nature of work and the impact of technology on work practices
  • Wealth Generation Not Employment as the Basis for Economic Growth
  • The Impact of the New Models of Work on Communities
  • The New Social Contract and the Nature of Work – the Role of the State in Guaranteeing an Income
  • The “New-Luddites”: Opposition to Technology Enabled Work