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2 - 3 March 2018

NYU Abu Dhabi | Saadiyat Island | United Arab Emirates

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Festival

Festival

Celebrating its second year, the Festival will be held on 2 and 3 March 2018 between 3pm-10pm at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) located on Saadiyat Island.

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Festival

NYUAD’s plazas and walkways will be transformed into a street festival making the event a perfect day out for families and anyone looking for a fun, rewarding and thought-provoking experience.

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Tickets

Adults: 30 AED
Students: 20 AED
12-18 yrs: 20 AED
Under 12s: Free

Tickets include access to all Festival talks, workshops, performances and more.

Forum

The Forum will gather global thinkers, visionaries, innovators and policy makers to hold intimate dialogues around some of the world’s greatest short and long‑term ‘moonshot’ challenges that are changing the way we think of the world and our place in it.

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Forum

Event sessions will explore China’s role in a new era of globalisation; polarisation in politics and society; artificial intelligence; and the prospects for a cancer-free world.

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Special Fellows

A Special Fellows Programme will run during the Forum, designed to expose future Emirati leaders to today’s global thinkers and give 10 high-achieving Emirati young people the chance to attend and participate in the Abu Dhabi Ideas Weekend Forum.

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