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A BLUEPRINT FOR THE TWENTY-SECOND CENTURY

Hosted under the leadership of HRH Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Crown Prince, Chairman of the Council for Economic and Development Affairs and Chairman of the Public Investment Fund (PIF), the second-annual Future Investment Initiative (FII) will serve as a platform to drive expert-led debate, discussion, and partnerships among the world’s most visionary and influential leaders in business, government, and civil society. FII will continue to shape the future of global investment through an immersive three-day program featuring interactive conversations with global leaders, private meetings, curated roundtables, world-class entertainment, unparalleled CEO networking, and deep engagement with global media.

2017 inaugural event in numbers

3800
attendees
90
countries
180
speakers
25
over 25% of the global economy

LATEST NEWS

Insight

RATING FUTURE PREDICTIONS FROM THE FUTURE INVESTMENT INITIATIVE

The future is uncertain, but not wholly unpredictable.Many of our most brilliant minds dedicate their lives to deciphering its complexities and erraticity. Investors make outlook calculations to unearth opportunities as yet unseen.The Future Investment Initiative provides a platform for tomorrow’s great thinkers and the world’s best future forecasters, and there was no shortage of predictions at the first FII last year.

Insight

FUTURE INVESTMENT INITIATIVE 2018: TECHNOLOGY AS OPPORTUNITY

It is often argued that nothing is driving economic growth and investment today quite like emerging technologies. Whether it’s driverless cars, big data or fintech innovations, new technologies are transforming the way industries operate, enabling new economic opportunities through personalization and industrialization at scale. Their influence is far reaching,  impacting sectors from financial services and manufacturing, to agriculture, healthcare and beyond.

01
Aug
2018

Press Release

PIF ANNOUNCES SIX KNOWLEDGE PARTNERS FOR FII 2018 TO DRIVE DISCUSSION ON CROSS-INDUSTRY TOPICS

08
May
2018

Press Release

PIF ANNOUNCES THE FUTURE INVESTMENT INITIATIVE 2018

FII 2018 taking place from October 23rd to 25th 2018 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Hosted by the Public Investment Fund, the 2018 program will continue to explore the trends, opportunities and challenges shaping the global investment landscape 2018 edition will build on the success of last year’s inaugural event, which brought together over 3,800 participants from more than 90 countries

The Economist
27-Jul-2018

News

Saudi Arabia Plans for an AI Future

Saudi Arabia is seeking to be a global leader in the application of technology related to AI. This spans foreign investments by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) and domestic initiatives by the government and private sector. Although there is a scope for significant cost savings and qualuty-of-life enhavements, the adverse impact on the job market could be ven more dramatic than in other countries. 

Construction Week
04-Jul-2018

News

Aramco Veteran Named CEO of Saudi Arabia's $500bn NEOM

A new chief executive officer has been named for Saudi Arabia's $500bn (SAR1.9tn) NEOM mega-city project amid a high-level shuffle under way in the organization. 


FII Highlights

FII 2018 Pillars

01

Investing in Transformation

The world’s top investors are creating new industries and transforming economies.

02

Technology
as opportunity

Technologies are now enabling new economic opportunities through personalization and industrialization at scale.

03

Advancing
Human Potential

A world where humans and machines work together to create safer, more productive, and happier lives.

FII Summits

FRONTIERS
OF HEALTH

What emerging technologies, platforms, and treatments are delivering on the promise of new biological and intellectual advancements?

IMMERSIVE
TECHNOLOGY

How will the new machine age enable creators and entrepreneurs to build new companies and invent new business models?

URBAN
FUTURE

How will the most ambitious, connected, and technologically advanced cities in the world change transportation, work, culture, and human life?

FII Taskforces

Twelve interdisciplinary workshops curated by our global knowledge partners.

Cities

Connect

Culture

Energy

Ethics

Explore

Intelligence

Life

Media

Money

Play

Talent

2018 Speakers

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