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X Summit @ GPP Photo Week 2019

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Be inspired, Learn and Enjoy Photography

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Watch X Summit live!! We also love to hear your thoughts, ideas, and opinion!! Leave us with your questions and comments in the form on the right-hand side of the streaming video!! Be part of X Summit!!

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What is X Summit?

X Summit is one special kind of event held by FUJIFILM. The purpose of the event is to let all photography enthusiasts of all levels to be inspired, learn, and enjoy photography.

The inaugural X Summit will be held on February 8th in Dubai as part of a special program of FUJIFILM PhotoFriday for the 15th edition of GPP Photo Week 2019. We will also be streaming the event live online right here on this page! So no matter where you are in the world, you can join the night of X Summit!

The Night of Panel Discussion

In collaboration with Gulf Photo Plus, FUJIFILM will host an open panel discussion with participants from FUJIFILM, photographers and industry associates.

The Panelists from Photographers & Industry Associates

  • Zack Arias

  • Natalie Naccache

  • Beno Saradzic

  • Zhang Xiaoming
    President of KIPON

  • Barney Britton
    Editor of DP Review

The Panelists from FUJIFILM

  • Shin Udono
    FUJIFILM Director

  • Yukitaka Takeshita FUJIFILM R&D Manager | XF/GF Lens

  • Masazumi Imai
    FUJIFILM Product Designer | X Series

  • Jun Watanabe
    FUJIFILM Product Planner | X-T/X-H Series

  • Makoto Oishi
    FUJIFILM Product Planner | GFX/X100 Series

The Host

  • Toshi Iida
    FUJIFILM General Manager

The Theme “Future Concept of GFX and X Series”

The theme of the night is “Future Concept of GFX and X Series”. The panelists will explore and discuss about the future of GFX and X Series. Are you curious as to what the future holds? The following 6 topics have been proposed to start the discussion.

  1. Mount
  2. Camera
  3. Lens
  4. Color
  5. Firmware
  6. Open Q&A

Do You Have Questions You Want to Ask? Get Involved!

The X Summit is all about communication and being involved. We want to hear your voice! This is your opportunity to ask FUJIFILM and photographers questions about GFX and X Series! To do so, simply select the topic of your interest from the form below and write your questions and comments. Let the discussion begin in advance to the night on Feb. 8th! Login is not required and you can write as many questions as you’d like. It’s that easy!

How to use the form:
  • Select the topic of your interest.
  • Write your question in “Type your question” and click SEND.
  • If you wish to see different topics, re-select another topic from the menu bar in blue.

About X Summit

The X Summit will be held as part of a special program of FUJIFILM PhotoFriday for the 15th edition of GPP Photo Week 2019 on February 8th in Dubai. It will also be streamed live online right here on this page.

Date: February 8, 2019
Time: 7:00 – 8:30PM (Gulf Standard Time)
Entrance: Free
*Only X Summit is free of charge. Ticket purchase is required for all other FUJIFILM PhotoFriday events that take place from 10:00AM to 5:30PM. 
Location: Concrete at Alserkal Avenue, Dubai, UAE
Live Video Streaming: 3:00 – 4:30PM (GMT) on YouTube or on this page.

About GPP Photo Week

GPP Photo Week is the longest-running international photography event in the Middle East, packed with workshops, talks, photo walks, exhibitions and special events.

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About FUJIFILM PhotoFriday

The biggest photography day in Dubai’s creative calendar, Fujifilm PhotoFriday, is back for the 15th edition of GPP Photo Week 2019. A day of inspirational talks and panels, Fujifilm PhotoFriday is the perfect day for photographers of all types, from aspiring to well-seasoned, as well as anyone who’s engaged with photography without necessarily being a photographer yourself.

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