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The Assembly announces dates for second Show & Tech to showcase local talent

Annual event highlights local technology innovation through recognition of best projects

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The Assembly, the regions first Smart Lab-Maker Space and Community Learning Initiative based in Dubai, has announced the dates for its second Show & Tech, an exhibition featuring innovative DIY projects contributed by tech enthusiasts of all ages from around the country.

The annual event will be held on 8th June 2019 in Dubai Knowledge Park.

The Assembly team are inviting academic institutions & DIY enthusiasts from around the UAE to showcase technology prototypes to an audience of tech evangelists, investors, industry experts, entrepreneurs, and the community in general. The specific tech areas of focus for the event include AI/Machine Learning, Robotics, IoT, Blockchain, Apps, Mobility, AR/VR, UAVs, Big Data, among several other future-proof technologies.

Prashant K. Gulati, entrepreneur and Founder of The Assembly, said, "Our success in the first event last year has seen a growing interest and an upturn in the number of entries for this year's show. This year, we have big prizes for the winning projects, including opportunities to develop their projects further with the right guidance. In support of the UAE's continued focus on nurturing talent and encouraging innovation, we are working with community innovators and universities as well as the start-up ecosystem to provide the opportunity to develop the right technological skills to follow their dreams."

This year's event will cover the first floor space at in5 to showcase and accommodate up to 50 projects.  The submission deadline for projects closes on May 29th. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to exhibit at the main event, free of charge.