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

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Keynote Speakers & Panelists

Keynote Speakers, Panelists & Presenters

Speakers and Panelists

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Mr. Phil Baty
Chief Global Affairs Officer , Times Higher Education (THE), UK
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Mr. Simon Roy
Head of Higher Education Policy Team , OECD, Directorate for Education and Skills, France
Dr. Susanna Karakhanyan
Dr. Susanna Karakhanyan
Director, Higher Education Regulation & Licensing Division, Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), UAE
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Dr. Fanta Aw
Executive Director and CEO, Association of International Educators (NAFSA), USA
Nael H Alami
Dr. Nael H Alami
President, Modern University for Business & Science (MUBS), Lebanon
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Dr. Shahin V. BAYRAMOV
Rector, Mingachevir State University, Azerbaijan Board Member, International Association of Universities (IAU)
Dr. Chris Howard
Dr. Chris Howard
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Arizona State University, USA
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Mr. Patrick Paul Walsh
Vice President of Education, The Sustainable Development Solutions Network Director of the SDG Academy, Ireland
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Prof. Dr. Bassam Alameddine
Acting President and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait
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Prof. Hoda Mostafa
Director, Center for Learning and Teaching,American University in Cairo, Egypt
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Mr. Ralph Azar
Business Development Manager, Higher Education, Middle East and Africa, McGraw Hill International
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Mr. Nick Davis
President, Middle East & Africa, THE (Times Higher Education)
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Dr. Samar Farah
Senior Skills Transformation Consultant, Coursera, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Institutional Case Studies Presenters

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Dr. Karim Moustaghfir
Assistant Vice President for 21st Century Learning Innovation and Faculty Development, Al Akhawayn University, Morocco
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Prof. Samar Ahmed
Associate Dean Academic Affairs, Dubai Medical College for Girls, UAE
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Dr. Joanne Doumit
Director of the Career Center and Alumni Relations Office , Université la Sagesse, Lebanon
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Dr. Connie Mitchell, PFHEA
Director, Teaching and Learning & Vice Dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences, Prince Sultan University, KSA