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After two successful years in Paris, Thinkers & Doers, the international network of innovative and creative forces brings its inspirational and networking morning talks to Abu Dhabi. The Institut français in the United Arab Emirates is proud to join Thinkers & Doers in identifying  innovative topics and creative speakers who tackle contemporary societies main challenges.

The NINE TO TEN Abu Dhabi innovative cycles will address topics ranging from the art & culture, 
 to entrepreneurship and smart cities. It will give you access to a worldwide community of speakers and leaders, leading innovation and disrupting their industries. Through a brand-new perspective.

This first conversation will be in University Paris-Sorbonne Abu Dhabi on the 27th of April at 9.00am.
Moderated by Victoria Gandit-Lelandais, the speakers El Seed, artist, Sam Baron, designer and Salma Shaheem, partner and head of the Middle East Office of The Fine Art Group, will explore what drives successful art collecting, from identifying the art piece that everyone has overlooked to deciphering market dynamics. Panelists will also examine what new trends (mainly technology-driven) have disrupted this field, prompting innovative collecting methods and the emergence of new actors on the market.

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