Leading consultancies driving knowledge at FII7 conference in Riyadh

24 October 2023 Consultancy-me.com 2 min. read
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The Future Investment Initiative Institute (FII7) conference has kicked off today, bringing together over 6,000 delegates including political leaders, ministers, CEOs, business leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs to discuss and address global challenges. Leading consulting firms are driving a fair share of the agenda.

The Future Investment Initiative Institute is a global non-profit foundation with the aim to help the world solve challenges in four critical areas: artificial intelligence and robotics, education, healthcare and sustainability.

Held this year between 24-26 October in Riyadh, the FII7 conference is organised by the Public Investment Fund (founding partner) and the Ministry of Investment of Saudi Arabia (vision partner), and is backed by 23 strategic partners and co-delivered in partnership with knowledge partners and academic partners.

Leading consultancies driving knowledge at FII7 conference in Riyadh

Themed ‘The New Compass’, this year’s event at the King Abdulaziz International Conference Center will delve deep into socioeconomic, geopolitical, and corporate transformations that are taking place across FII’s four key themes of scope.

Richard Attias, CEO of the Future Investment Initiative Institute, said that the event’s line-up is stronger than ever before.

Yasir Al Rumayyan, Chairman of the Future Investment Initiative and Governor of the Public Investment Fund, will deliver a keynote discussing the role of investment in combating climate change, ensuring technology benefits all, and equitable access to resources.

The event will also feature an Energy Summit, investigating the pace of global decarbonization and how Paris Agreement goals can be realized, and an Innovation Hub that will focus on the future of GPT, Web3 adoption, advancements in autonomous robots, and unlocking quantum computing’s potential.

Partners play an integral role in delivering speakers and insights. Among the line-up of strategic partners are Aramco, Emaar, Neom, PepsiCo, Sabic, Saudi Electricity Company, and Standard Chartered.

Insights, thinking, and dedicated panel discussions are supported by knowledge partners, which includes nine consultancies: Accenture, Arthur D. Little, Bain & Company, Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte, EY, Kearny, KPMG, McKinsey, and Strategy&.

Well-known academic partners include King Abdullah University of Science and Technology and Stanford University.

“Our partners are what make the FII Institute community so impactful. This year, we are proud to recognise partners from 42 leading global corporations, consulting firms, universities and institutions. Our partners reflect an unparalleled concentration of great minds and leaders, and alongside this community, the Institute is making strides towards our only agenda: Impact on Humanity,” said Al Rumayyan.