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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Institutional Case Studies’ Presentation- Parallel Tracks
17th April 2024

Track 1

Innovation for Societal Impact

Room: Diamond Ballroom 1

Chaired by: Dr. Mona Ismail, Dean, Scientific College of Design, Oman

14:30-14:40

Welcoming by Chair

14:40-14:55

Innovation for Social Impact: The Role of the Australian University (AU) in Fostering Sustainable Development: AU as a Case Study, Dr. Bashayer Alkhalifah, The Australian University, Kuwait

14:55-15:00

Questions & Answers

15:00–15:15

The Curious Case of Community Education in Kurdistan, Dr. Randall Rhodes, President, American University of Kurdistan, Kurdistan, Iraq

15:15-15:20

Questions & Answers

15:20- 15:35

Transformation at Fast Pace: The Case of Sharjah Maritime Academy, Dr. Hashim Al Zaabi, Chancellor, Sharjah Maritime Academy, UAE

15:35- 15:40

Questions & Answers

15:40-15:55

From Adversity to Advancement: Panamerican Business School's Impactful Odyssey, Maria isabel Najera, President and Chair, Board of Directors, Panamerican Business School and Chancellor, Panamerican Unversity, USA

15:55-16:00

Questions & Answers

16:00-16:15

Coffee Break

16:20-16-35

Sustainable Horizons: A Case Study on Integrating Sustainability Practices at Amity University Dubai, Dr. Adel Ahmed, Head of Research Center of Excellence for Sustainability, Amity University in Dubai, UAE.

16:35-16:40

Questions & Answers

16:40-16:55

Welcoming by Student-Centered Approaches to Career Development, Dr. Joanne Doumit, Director of the Career Center and Alumni Relations Office, La Sagesse University, Lebanon

16:55-17:00

Questions & Answers

17:00-17:15

Session Closure by Chair