Higher Education Conference set to return to Dubai

The conference will explore the latest developments and trends in the higher education sector in MENA 

Dubai, Jan 29, 2024: The Higher Education Conference is set to return to Dubai on February 8, 2024. The event will explore the latest developments and trends in the higher education sector in MENA.  

Leading educators, lawyers and industry experts will delve into a range of topics including higher education in Saudi Arabia, the role of artificial intelligence, and how government, private sector and lawmakers can collaborate to better support academia at the full-day conference.   

To be held at the Bulgari Hotel & Resort, Dubai, the conference will feature a spotlight on ESG (environmental, social, and governance) and higher education and will host the award presentation ceremony for the Sustainability Innovators Challenge. The challenge, launched by Al Tamimi & Company and the UAE Ministry of Education during COP28 Dubai, recognises innovative solutions by university students to sustainability challenges faced in the UAE. 

The conference provides a unique opportunity for educators and experts in higher education to participate in conversations surrounding the regional education landscape.  

Key speakers at the conference include Hugh Martin, BUiD; Ben Bailey, Chief Operating Officer. University of Birmingham; Luc Grynbaum, Head of Department Law and Economics Sorbonne Abu Dhabi University; Dr Susan Karamanian, Dean of Law at HBKU; Baishakhi Taylor, Ph.D Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs NYU Abu Dhabi; Professor Tenia Kyriazi, Middlesex University; Kay Hack, Lead Consultant, Advance HE; Mahine Ahmad, Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University Dubai; Nika Salvetti, Professor at Heriot-Watt University, Dubai; Jeremy B Williams, Professor of Practice, Zayed University; Emma Stone, Perett Laver; Michelle Leek from NEOM U; Jigisha B. Patel, KAUST; Marco Selakovic, SP Jain School of Management; Alex Russell, Partner, Mills & Reeve LLP; Mansoor Ahmed, Head of Development, Education, Colliers; Mohamed Ali, Managing Partner, Atheel Partners; Fadi Habib, Head of Education, Amanat; Dr. Abdelrahman Almuaini, Assistant Undersecretary for Intellectual Property, Ministry of Economy; Dr Eesa Bastaki, President, University of Dubai; Essam Al Tamimi, Chairman & Founder, Al Tamimi & Company; Saqr Binghalib, Executive Director, Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Remote Working 

To attend the event, register here or email edsector@tamimi.com  

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