12 Oct The 3rd MENA Higher Education Leadership Forum
Registration Deadline: November 1
Date: 14th-16th November 2017
Venue: The Address Dubai Mall Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The upcoming 3rd MENA Higher Education Leadership Forum showcases Keynote addresses, panel conversations and moderated focus groups involving more than 45 experts who will be looking at how universities, government and industry can strengthen their collaboration and work together in a responsive and innovative manner to address to sociocultural and economical developments. Some ofthe key topics discussed include:
* University-industry- government relationships
* Employment, employability and graduate skills
* Innovative curricula to support graduate employability
* Promoting University-Technology-push & its Role in Technological Innovation& Transfer
* University, industry and-government Research-Innovation-Collaborations
* Public Policy Supporting Academic- Industry Collaborations
The program will feature several keynote addresses throughout the 14th and 15th of November; three interactive panel discussions, presentations of a number of institutional case studies and three focus groups planned on the morning of the 16th of November.
Speakers include: Dr. Francisco Marmolejo from the World Bank; Prof. Max Lu, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Surrey in the UK, Dr. Stephanie A. Gordon from NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education in the USA; Douglas Blackstock from Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) ; Professor Mohamed Zairi, Chairman of the European Centre for Best Practice Management and Ashwin Fernandes from QS Intelligence Unit among others.
The Forum program is also designed to allow ample time for meeting new people and networking. The Forum will involve leaders of higher education, decision makers, policy makers and representatives from the government and industry sector from across the globe. More than 200 higher education institutions representing 47 countries will be
present at the forthcoming Forum.
For more information visit the Official MENA HELF Webpage