Towards a New Generation of Engaged Universities:
The Need to Act, Adapt and Transform

16th – 18thApril, 2024 | Kempinski Central Avenue (Formerly the Address Dubai Mall), Dubai, UAE

Fireside Chat:

Sustainable Futures: A Critical Conversation on Universities as Agents of Change - Are Universities Doing Enough to Move Between Rhetoric and Action?

Dr. Fanta Aw, Executive Director and CEO, Association of International Educators (NAFSA), USA
- Dr. Abdalla Hazaimeh, Advisor, Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Qatar

This fireside chat delves into the heart of the sustainability discourse within higher education, challenging the gap between words and deeds. Join us as we critically examine whether universities are genuinely acting as agents of change in addressing sustianbility concerns or if the commitment to sustainability remains largely rhetorical. Together, let’s explore the transformative potential of universities in building a sustainable future.