EDGE joins Mubadala as host partner of Global Aerospace Summit 2020

EDGE has joined Mubadala Investment Company as the host partner of the Global Aerospace Summit 2020, is set to be held in Abu Dhabi for the fifth time from March 17-19, 2020. The Summit is one of the world’s leading thought leadership platforms for the aviation, aerospace, defence and space industries. As part of its role in the event, EDGE will showcase its extensive expertise, technology leadership and R&D capabilities within the defence sector. The Summit will offer a platform for the UAE to highlight its strategy of building national technological capabilities and leveraging cutting-edge solutions to achieve its ambitious vision for the future.

His Excellency Faisal Al Bannai, CEO and Managing Director of EDGE, said, “Working towards a secure future, EDGE is a catalyst for change, developing agile, bold and disruptive solutions for the defence, aviation and aerospace sectors. The Global Aerospace Summit will allow us to engage in dialogue with industry-leading partners and explore the ever-changing dynamics shaping future trends.”

Nicholas Webb, Managing Director of Streamline Marketing Group (SMG), the organiser of the event, said, “The 2020 edition of the Summit will particularly focus on digitalisation and data analytics, and the role of these technologies is a central theme of the event. Therefore, the expertise of entities such as EDGE and Mubadala will be crucial to communicating the advances in the industry, both regionally and globally.”