In its Fifteenth edition, Innovation Arabia (IA 15), the Middle East’s pioneering conference and exhibition will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and President of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU). The conference coincides with EXPO 2020 and contributes to Dubai as the hub for connecting minds and creating the Future. As an application of its theme “Innovation Everywhere: Innovation Acceleration and Future Paradigms for Economic Growth and Sustainability’” IA15 comprises three virtual conferences and a summit dedicated to showcasing the identified distinguished innovations.

The three conferences will have distinguished keynote speeches, panel discussions, scientific presentations sessions, webinars, social activities, and entrepreneurial pitches. The Summit will occur during February 2022, where selected keynote speeches and awards ceremonies will occur. 
Building on the partnership's success between Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University and Index for Conferences and Exhibition, IA15 addresses contemporary issues in service quality, education for skills, and sustainability. It also explores the enormous potential of the Arab countries to accelerate the pace of socio-economic growth and development. The conference also helps spread a culture of innovation throughout the world.
IA 15 will provide a platform for passionate communities aspiring to a new level of success for innovation. They will be able to assess the impact of innovation on organizations and draw a plan for the future expectations of the new generations.   Join us in celebrating innovation everywhere, starting from November 2021 until February 2022.
We invite you to submit communications to us on these topics (but not limited to them):

Innovation for Quality of Digital Services

Learning for Skills

Innovation Systems for Sustainability
A broad definition of sustainable development is “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”. The one-day virtual conference part of Innovation Arabia will address a number of themes relating to the contribution on innovation systems to sustainable development, including inter-alia:

Submission formats:

Important Dates


Conference Date

Submission Deadline

November 2021

23rd Nov 2021

11th November 2021

December 2021

8th Dec 2021

25th November 2021

January 2022

25th Jan 2022

13th January 2022

February 2022

14th Feb 2022

Last date for Full Paper submission is
08th Feb 2022

Style Guide for Contributors
Submissions to IA 15 conferences should follow internationally-recognized academic standards and include an abstract, introduction, literature review, research methodology, findings, implications for future research and references. Please use the following guide to prepare your research papers.

IA15 Submission Guidelines

Full Paper Submission Guidelines