Keynote: Introducing Expo 2020 Dubai

Keynote: Introducing Expo 2020 Dubai

Speaker: Shaun Vorster - VP Business Programming, Content & Programming

Dr Shaun Vorster is Vice President for Business Programming at Expo 2020 Dubai. He joined the Expo 2020 team in 2015. Amongst others, he is responsible for the curation of Expo 2020 Dubai’s business event programmes as well as the 45,000 square meter Dubai Exhibition Centre.

Shaun has served as Extraordinary Professor at the University of Stellenbosch Business School, as a judge for the World Travel and Tourism Council 'Tourism for Tomorrow' Awards, and a member of the Advisory Board of the World Tourism Forum Lucerne.

From 20 October, 2020 to 10 April, 2021, the UAE will welcome 190 nations and millions of visitors for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration under the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’.

Expo 2020 Dubai will take place for 173 days, each one brimming with new experiences. Visitors might spend a day discovering future-shaping technologies, eating a Michelin-starred meal, exploring new cultures and watching a famous pop star in concert – and all in one place.

The largest event ever staged in the Arab world will also highlight the importance of collaboration and innovation, shaping a better future for generations to come. With 25 million visits expected, Expo 2020 will be a must-have ticket for travellers worldwide.

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