• High-Profile Arab Knowledge Experts to Speak at the Knowledge Summit 2016
High-Profile Arab Knowledge Experts to Speak at the Knowledge Summit 2016

Dubai, November 27, 2016-- High-profile knowledge professionals and distinguished personalities have actually joined to take part in the third yearly Knowledge Summit, organised by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF)-- member of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives - on December 5-7, 2016, at the Grand Hyatt Dubai hotel.

Bearing the theme "Knowledge ... Present and Future", the three-day Summit is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Ministrer of UAE and Ruler of Dubai The expert speakers of the top include a constellation of popular Arab public figures and significant stakeholders from around the world.

The Summit will formally start with the opening event, where His Excellency Jamal bin Huwaireb, Managing Director of MBRF, will be providing his welcome address, greeting the specialists and dignitaries who have involved participate in the 3rd annual Knowledge Summit.

The Summit will have a session entitled ("Future Foresight - Against Ideological Extremism")featuring Dr Jawad Anani, Jordan's Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, and Ambassador Theodore H. Kattouf, President and CEO of AMIDEAST. One more session will see H.E. Saeed Al Tayer, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Dubai Electrical power and Water Authority (DEWA) attend to the topic of "Knowledge and the Future Cities".

A session titled “Education Technologies and the Future” will showcase H.E. Hussain Al Hammadi, UAE Minister of Education and H.E. Dr Talal Abu Ghazaleh, Chairman of the Arab States Research and Education Network (ARSEN). An additional session will take on "The Arab Reading Challenge”" with Ayman Jarrah, Deputy Secretary-General of the Arab Reading Challenge” and Dr Najoa Al Griss, Expert at the Arab Reading Index. The Arab Analysis Index will highlight the significant achievements of the Arab Analysis Difficulty which brought in greater than 3.5 million pupils of 54 races that jointly read more compared to 150 million books.

The summit will certainly witness a session entitled "Information and Knowledge", where H.E. Hussain Lootah, Director-General of Dubai District, will be mentioning the function of libraries in structure knowledge communities, along with the importance of big data and details databases in promoting knowledge communication. H.E. Lootah will be shedding light on the relevance of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Collection. Various other speakers of the top consist of Sarah Amiri, Head of the Council of UAE Researchers; Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr the Director General of the Smart Dubai Office and Turki Aldakhil, Saudi journalist and media figure, General Manager of Al Arabiya Tv News Network in Dubai.

H.E. bin Huwaireb will announce the outcomes of the Arab Analysis Index-- together with Dr Hany Torky, Chief Technical Advisor of the Arab Knowledge Project-- in a session titled "The Future of Reading in the Arab World". The Index uses international requirements and benchmarks to evaluate the facts and current status of analysis in all Arab countries. In a session titled "Reviewing ... Detecting Fact and Future Insight"H.E. Dr Ahmed Belhoul Al Falasi, Emirati Minister of Higher Education will go over, with a variety of education priests from around the Arab World, the role of analysis in advertising and protecting national identity.

The initial session of the 3rd and final day of the summit ("Knowledge and the Future of Health") includes Prof. Mohamed Ghoneim, Popular Kidney surgeon, while the 3rd session of the day ("Media and Making the Future") combines Ali Jaber, Dean at Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Communication at the American College of Dubai; and Mohamed Sobhi, Egyptian star, to review the principle of the media of the future and social media sites's influence on typical media's duty, to name a other topics.

H.E. Saeed Al Remeithi, Member of the Federal National Council and Chairperson of the Youth Parliament Forum will sign up with a seminar entitled "Youth ... The Future" with 20 Arab Young people Ambassadors. Other session of the top will certainly feature Muna Al Kendi, Project Manager at the Arab Reading Challenge. While Sulaiman Al Kaabi, CEO of the Future Foresight Structure will certainly join a session on "Future Insight and Decision-Making"). The top will certainly witness the participation of numerous Arab preachers and popular dignitaries.

The yearly Knowledge Summit includes the statement of the results of the Arab Reading Index, along with announcing the victors of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Honor, which honours people and organisations who have actually made outstanding contributions to the dissemination and production of knowledge around the globe. A range of occasions and workshops will certainly additionally be arranged on the sidelines of the top, along with a variety of specialist workshops.




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