TRA to hold workshop on “Technology Trends and Government Competitiveness” Telecommunication September 12, 20120 Dubai: The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) will hold a workshop Thursday on “Technology Trends and Government Competitiveness” here in Dubai. The workshop aims to educate government entities on the upcoming trends and challenges in the fields of location-based technology and social media and their relevance to electronic government. Director Generals, Chief Information Officers and Information Technology managers from federal entities will be attending the workshop. Stressing the importance of the workshop, Salem Khamis Al Shair Al Suwaidi, Deputy Director General, TRA – Information and eGovernment Sector, said, “There is a challenge with every opportunity that technology offers. As technology advances, so do the challenges. In this workshop, we aim to create awareness on the same and share the knowhow on how to tackle them. I would like to call upon the UAE government entities to participate and benefit from this workshop.