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 4

Engaged University Eco-system (Research & Community Integration)

Room: Ruby

Chaired by: Prof. Rachid Hadj-Hamou, CEO, Elite Academy, UAE

14:30-14:40

Welcoming by Chair

14:40-14:55

Scientific Profundity and Creativity, Research Ecosystem, Mr. Yücel YILMAZ, Strategy & Business Development Coordinator, Atılım University, Turkey

14:55-15:00

Questions & Answers

15:00–15:15

SASMEC @IIUM: Rise To Impact And Legacy As The First Shariah-Compliant Teaching Hospital In Malaysia, Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohamed Saufi Awang, Hospital Director, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia.

15:15-15:20

Questions & Answers

15:20- 15:35

The Creation of a Wise Sustainability Visibility, Eco- System, Prof. Yousef Al Assaf, President, Rochester Institute of Technology, Dubai, UAE

15:35- 15:40

Questions & Answers

15:40-15:55

Empowering Communities - Riphah International Universities Transformative Service to Society, Dr. Yawar Hayat Khan, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics), Riphah International University, Pakistan

15:55-16:00

Questions & Answers

16:00-16:15

Coffee Break

16:20-16-35

Inclusive Quality Education, Prof. Abhilasha Singh, Vice President for Academic Affairs, American University in the Emirates (AUE), UAE

16:35-16:40

Questions & Answers

16:40-16:55

Building capacity for research at an LMIC university: A success story, Ms. Melaine D' Cruze, Director, Research Office, Aga Khan University, Pakistan

16:55-17:00

Questions & Answers

17:00-17:15

How to Build a University Ecosystem for Innovation, Sustainability and Impact in Africa: the Case of UM6P in Morocco, Prof. François Thérin, Senior Advisor, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University/Africa Business School, Morocco

17:15-17:20

Questions & Answers

17:20-17:25

Session Closure by Chair