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Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, announced on Tuesday that the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) is organizing the Dubai Future Forum, which is set to take place at the Museum of the Future on Nov. 27 and 28.

This event will mark the world's largest gathering of futurists, as per Al Maktoum, who also serves as chairman of the DFF Board of Trustees and chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai.

Dubai Future Forum will bring together more than 2,500 futurists, leaders and experts from more than 100 countries. These participants will share insights, experiences, inspirations and foresight that will help shape futuristic sectors.

Futuristic sectors include e-commerce, fintech, space tech, green energy, electronics and more.

Representatives of more than 100 top global institutions who specialize in foresight and future sectors, will also attend the event. Meanwhile, approximately 150 speakers will lead inspiring sessions, where they will discuss, debate and predict what will happen in the future on a global level.

"The world sees Dubai as the city of the future, and we echo this vision with a positive outlook that is founded on international cooperation, partnerships and the exchange of experiences and knowledge," Al Maktoum said during the announcement, as reported by WAM.

"Dubai is at the forefront of shaping the future, and our journey will persist as we work towards offering the world an integrated model for future design, embracing a culture of readiness for global transformations and the countless opportunities that arise as a result," he added.

Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, minister of cabinet affairs, vice chairman of the Board of Trustees and managing director of DFF, also spoke about the upcoming event and said DFF supports global efforts to design the future.

He noted that DFF "keep(s) pace with transformations through various projects, initiatives, partnerships and global gatherings that the Foundation organizes to assess future opportunities and prepare for the challenges ahead."

He also explained that "the science of anticipating the future has become one of the most important pillars for achieving success in future planning, and the world must unite in forming clear future visions about the future of the world on economic, technological, governmental, health and societal fronts."

Hence, DFF will act as the most prominent and distinguished institution to design the future while putting an emphasis on the importance of positive partnerships and the need for meaningful discourse about what the future will be like in the coming years and decades.

Interestingly, it's "all happening in the Museum of the Future — the ideal destination for designing the future," according to Al Gergawi.