Robotics and Automation Society holds inaugural meeting at Dubai Future Labs

DUBAI, 28th March, 2023 (WAM) – The Robotics and Automation Society held its first meeting at Dubai Future Labs, bringing together experts, researchers, innovators, scientists, and engineers in the field of R&A.

The society aims to support local talent development, accelerate the research, creation, and adoption of robotics and automation systems and solutions, and connect experts working in the field.

It also aims to promote the growth of the UAE's digital economy and consolidate its position as a global hub for R&D, smart cities, and societies of the future.

The society has several members, including Dr. Saeed Al Dhaheri, who serves as President, Dr. Ali Abu Zinjal, who serves as Vice President, Muhammad Al Shamsi, who serves as Secretary General, and Khalifa Al-Qama, who serves as Financial Secretary, among others.

The society has been registered as a public benefit establishment with its headquarters in Dubai.

Dr. Saeed Al Dhaheri said, “The society will contribute to strengthening the UAE’s position as a leader in developing applications and solutions for robotics and automation in various sectors. This will support its leadership in designing the future by leveraging the latest technologies in order to enhance the robotics sector, achieve the goals of the ‘We the UAE 2031’ plan along with the UAE Centennial 2071, as well as help cultivate a culture of future shaping in the UAE.”

The society plans to host conferences, workshops, competitions, and events, as well as encourage members to exchange scientific knowledge and research and organise courses, providing an educational platform and practical opportunities for members to support new, innovative ideas.

To learn more about the society and how to become a member, visit their official website at