NEWS 2022

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29. DEC. 2022

UAE leadership believes in adopting advanced technology to explore futuristic approaches: Al Olama

DUBAI, 29 December, 2022 (WAM) -- H.E. Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications visited the Industrial Innovation Group, the world's leader in security printing, biometric and global systems national entities and corporates headquarter in Sharjah, to explore the scientific research lab, new trends in advanced technology, and collaboration aspects.

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27. DEC. 2022

AI Office in collaboration with ADCB discuss AI and Blockchain future in banking

DUBAI, 27 December, 2022 (WAM) -- The Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Remote Work Applications Office in collaboration with Chainalysis, the leading company in providing blockchain data and analysis to governments, banks, and businesses worldwide, organised a training programme for Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank's (ADCB) employees and directors at the Coders HQ, as part of the National Programme for Coders initiatives.

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26. DEC. 2022

UAE’s Office of AI, Samsung to launch latest edition of ‘Samsung Innovation Campus’

DUBAI, 26 December, 2022 (WAM) -- The Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Remote Work Applications Office, and the National Program for Coders announced cooperation with Samsung Gulf Electronics for the launch of the global citizenship programme “Samsung Innovation Campus” which is bringing the latest edition of its signature Artificial Intelligence (AI) course to the UAE, in line with the UAE’s National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence 2031.

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01. DEC. 2022

Snap Inc. & UAE’s AI Office launch AR experience for National Day

Snap Inc. in partnership with the Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Application Office launched a new AR lens to raise awareness around the Ghaf tree; the UAE’s national tree, by supporting Goumbook’s ‘Give a Ghaf’ tree planting program.

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21. NOV. 2022

UAE government discusses future of digital economic relations with U.S

DUBAI, 21st November, 2022 (WAM) -- Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Remote Work Applications, stated that the UAE, under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, focuses on fostering strategic collaboration with the United States
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31. OCT. 2022

UAE Codes Day attracts more than 100,000 participation in largest community movement to learn future language

DUBAI, 31st October, 2022 (WAM) -- Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Remote Work Applications, emphasised that the “UAE Codes” Day represented a national platform to stimulate partnerships and integration between the public and private sectors in launching the largest community movement to learn coding in the UAE.

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30. OCT. 2022

'UAE Codes' Day hackathons attract 200 participants from 50 schools across the country

The Emirates Schools Establishments (ESE), in cooperation with the National Programme for Coders, organised school hackathons that attracted more than 200 participants from 50 different schools across the UAE, along with coding ambassadors to activate their coding role on the “UAE Codes” Day.

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27. OCT. 2022

More than 500 coders pass Coders HQ assessment to work with leading companies in UAE

DUBAI, 27th October, 2022 (WAM) -- More than 500 coders have passed the assessment conducted by the Coders HQ, under the umbrella of the National Programme for Coders collaboration with Emirates NBD, aiming to pave the way for youth talents to work and gain expertise with leading companies in the UAE.


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23. OCT. 2022

National Programme for Coders selects 56 coding ambassadors spreading digital knowledge

DUBAI, 23rd October, 2022 (WAM) – Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Remote Work Applications, stressed the importance of preparing digital generations qualified in artificial intelligence is the primary step in accelerating digital transformation of all work models.

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12. OCT. 2022

AI office celebrates participants in 'Sibaq Lahja' programme at GITEX Global 2022

DUBAI, 12th October, 2022 (WAM) -- The Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications Office celebrated “Sibaq Lahja” graduates in partnership between CodersHQ, one of the National Programme for Coding initiatives, and Cisco, honouring their participation in a grand ceremony that took in Global DevSlam at GITEX Gobal 2022.


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11. OCT. 2022

Gitex Global: ‘Expand North Star’ to boost startup ecosystem for tech entrepreneurs

11. OCT. 2022

Gitex Global: ‘Expand North Star’ to boost startup ecosystem for tech entrepreneurs

11. OCT. 2022

Gitex Global: ‘Expand North Star’ to boost startup ecosystem for tech entrepreneurs

Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence and Chairman of Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy announced extension of the startup brand, NorthStar into ‘Expand North Star’ during this year’s Gitex. Dubai will host the ‘Expand North Star’ event next year from May 10 -12 to exhibit the country’s competitive advantages and growth opportunities.


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21. SEP. 2022

Government entities and tech companies innovate remote work solutions

DUBAI, 21st September, 2022 (WAM) -- The office of the Minister of State for Artificial intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications organised the "Inspiring solutions to developing Remote Work Performance" workshop at the CodersHQ, one of the national programmes for Coders initiatives, aiming to share best practices on workload distribution by teams.


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31. AUG. 2022

UAE Government celebrates 60 experts in artificial intelligence programme’s fourth cohort

DUBAI, 31st August, 2022 (WAM) -- The UAE government celebrated 60 experts who graduated from the fourth cohort of the Artificial intelligence programme, organised in collaboration between the Office of the UAE Minister of State for Artificial intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications and Kellogg College in Oxford University, UK.


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28. AUG. 2022

Fourth UAE AI Camp concludes offering 7,750 participants invaluable knowledge

DUBAI, 28th August, 2022 (WAM) -- The Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Teleworking Applications Office, in cooperation with the National Programme for Artificial Intelligence, has successfully concluded the fourth edition of UAE AI Camp, which help hone the skills of 7,750 people participating in its activities and workshops.


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3. AUG. 2022

Youth hone technical skills at virtual boot camp

The second edition of the Summer Coding Programme in the UAE has successfully concluded with an awarding ceremony for the best coding talents.

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13. JUL. 2022

Emirates NBD launches ‘National Digital Talent Programme’

DUBAI, 13th July, 2022 (WAM) -- Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Teleworking Applications, and Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) region, have launched a first of its kind "National Digital Talent Programme".

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05. JUL. 2022

UAE government adopts advanced technology, key pillar in future development: Omar Al Olama

DUBAI, 5th July, 2022 (WAM) -- Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Teleworking Applications, affirmed that the UAE government adopts advanced technology as a key pillar in its development journey, reflecting UAE leadership's directives in leveraging new technology in building capabilities, enhancing services and shaping a brighter future.

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30. JUN. 2022

Fourth UAE AI Summer Camp opens for registrations

DUBAI, 30th June, 2022 (WAM) -- Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Teleworking Applications, has announced that registration for the fourth UAE AI Summer Camp is now open until the beginning of August.

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24. MAY. 2022

Meta brings global Spark AR Challenge to Middle East for first time

DUBAI, 24th May, 2022 (WAM) -- Meta, in collaboration with Coders HQ and the Museum of the Future, today announced the launch of the first global Spark AR Hackathon Challenge under the theme of "Tomorrow Today - What will the next decade bring?".

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11. APR. 2022

Chaired by Mohammed bin Rashid, UAE Cabinet meeting approves establishment of UAE Council for Digital Economy

ABU DHABI, 11th April, 2022 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, chaired the UAE Cabinet meeting, which was held at Qasr Al Watan Abu Dhabi.

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22. MAR. 2022

Coders HQ launches 10 innovative initiatives to empower over 15,000 coders

DUBAI, 22nd March, 2022 (WAM) -- Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Teleworking Applications, confirmed that the UAE government, led by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, will adopt modern technology and artificial intelligence solutions to enhance its future readiness.

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10. MAR. 2022

UAE Government focuses on building new generation of coders

DUBAI, 10th March, 2022 (WAM) -- Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, has said that the UAE government is focusing on building a new generation of young coders, enhancing their capabilities and skills in the fields of coding and modern technology, and empowering them with top-notch tools and expertise.

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9. MAR. 2022

H.E. Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications visits the Malta Pavilion at Expo 2020


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3. MAR. 2022

Coders HQ hosts global digital content leader Gary Vaynerchuk

DUBAI, 2nd March, 2022 (WAM) -- The Coders HQ, one of the National Programme for Coders projects, hosted the world leading entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk, Chairman and CEO of the digital content leading companies VaynerX and VaynerMedia, in an interactive session, as part of HQ "Get Inspired" activities.

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24. FEB. 2022

UAE government opens registration for the fourth cohort of the Artificial Intelligence Program in collaboration with Oxford University


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24. FEB. 2022

H.E. Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications visits the Nigeria Pavilion at Expo 2020


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22. FEB. 2022

UAE Council for Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain holds first meeting in 2022

DUBAI, 22nd February, 2022 (WAM) -- Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Teleworking Applications, affirmed that the advanced infrastructure of the UAE provides a conducive environment for driving digital transformation and an incubator for innovating AI-based solutions.

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17. FEB. 2022

'AI for Kids' initiative enhances digital skills of students in the UAE

DUBAI, 17th February, 2022 (WAM) -- Coders HQ, in partnership with Dell Technologies, launched the "AI for Kids" initiative in the UAE, to build a new generation of coders from school students by introducing them to coding languages and the basics of artificial intelligence (AI) to hone their analytical and logical skills.

24. JAN. 2022

Coders HQ welcomed Steve Wozniak and showcased success stories and leading global experiences to inspire programmers and talents


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20. JAN. 2022

Omar Al Olama meets Colombian Minister of Science

DUBAI, 20th January, 2022 (WAM) -- Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Teleworking Applications, said that the UAE Government is advancing its international partnerships and cooperation with various governments, through sharing successful practices in various sectors.


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11. JAN. 2022

UAE government launches Coders HQ to empower local, global coding communities

DUBAI, 11th January, 2022 (WAM) -- Embodying the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the UAE government launched the Coders HQ, a new transformational project that re-defines local coding communities, in partnership with more than 40 companies in the UAE and worldwide.


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