Among the slew of art initiatives across the Middle East, British auction house Christie’s has announced that its Art+Tech Summit is set to take place in Dubai on March 2; the earlier editions took place in New York, Hong Kong, and London. It will be in partnership with Art Dubai 2023.
This year’s summit will be focused on AI, digital asset ownership, financial innovation, and blockchain. The event will bring together international creators and collectors from a spectrum of disciplines across art and technology and experts from the Middle East.
“Given the vibrancy and innovation coming out of the Gulf states, and from the UAE within this sector, we are excited to bring the Art+Tech Summit to Dubai,” Devang Thakkar, the global head of Christie’s ventures and Art+Tech, said in a statement.
“The summit will enable industry innovators in both sectors to engage in meaningful debate and discussion around future innovation and to spend invaluable time with the pioneers here. We look forward to a productive summit that leads to meaningful collaboration,” he added.
The sixth iteration of the conference has an impressive lineup of speakers, including the Minister of State for Advanced Technology and Chairwoman of UAE Space Agency Sarah Bint Yousif Al Amiri, and art collector Amir Soleyman, among others.