Riyadh, July 10: The inaugural day of the GEMTECH FORUM at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center (RICEC) has wrapped up with tremendous success and vibrant activity. The event commenced with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony by H.E. Mohammad AlSahib, Deputy Minister of Investment at the Ministry of Investment KSA (MISA), setting the stage for an inspiring and dynamic forum.

As the day progressed, there was a huge ebb and flow. The exhibition floor buzzed with energy as world-class exhibitors showcased their latest models, cutting-edge sustainable urban mobility solutions and innovations. Attendees from around the globe had the opportunity to explore groundbreaking technologies and engage directly with industry leaders. Some important names who were active on the floor included names like: Lucid Group, Aljabr KIA, Omoda Jaecoo, FlyNow Aviation, TASARU Mobility Investments, BSKL Solutions,  ASX E-Mobility, Elaadnl, Charging Interface Initiative (Charin), Avee, Clean Energy Business Council, Asx E-Mobility, and others.

The conference sessions were equally impactful, filled to capacity with participants eager to hear from an outstanding lineup of speakers. Mr Yvonne Winter, Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder - Flynow Avation talked about Comparative Analysis of Mobility Solutions; Mr Faisal Sultan, Vice President and Managing Director - Lucid, shed light on LUCID operations, updates and the vision in the Kingdom; Mr Aftab Ahmed, Chief Advisor, Automotive Sector - National Industrial Development Center, shared his perspective on automotive landscape in KSA and National Industrial Strategy (NIS). The conference was made more insightful by the addresses of other important  names like Mr Ahmed Almalki, Automotive Director at the Ministry of Investment of Saudi Arabia; Mr Aftab Ahmed, Chief Advisor, Automotive Sector, National Industrial Development Center; Mr Rusty Russell, Executive Director of Mobility at Red Sea Global; Mr Faisal Sultan, Vice President and Managing Director at Lucid; Mr Mark Notkin, Chief Innovation Officer and Head of Electromin at Petromin Corporation; Mr Mohammed Al-Musawa, Head of E-Mobility at ASX E-Mobility; Mr Alex Gilbert, Head of Energy and Electrification at Transport for London; and H.E. Balázs Selmeci, Ambassador of Hungary to Riyadh. Enlightening panel discussions, insightful keynotes, and critical deliberations provided attendees with valuable knowledge and perspectives on the future of mobility.

Interactive sessions and startup pitch programs added to the day’s excitement, creating a collaborative environment for exchanging ideas and strategies. The networking opportunities were unparalleled, with hundreds of global and national stakeholders connecting to discuss the next generation of electric vehicles and mobility solutions.

As Day 1 comes to a close, the anticipation for Day 2 is high, with even more insightful sessions and innovative showcases expected. The GEMTECH FORUM continues to be the premier event for exploring the future of mobility and driving forward sustainable urban transportation solutions. Click here to get your free pass