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How can education prepare students for a world that doesn’t exist yet?
Higher education is at a pivotal moment across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and governments are spearheading new incentives to drive digital transformation to deliver world-class education at scale.
THE Digital Universities MENA will bring together education leaders, policymakers and industry partners to discuss how institutions across the region can embrace digital transformation and internationalisation to meet the needs of students and society and rise to the forefront of the digital economy.
The event will also feature cutting-edge start-ups and the latest technologies set to accelerate education into the next decade of transformation.
Accelerate campus transformations
Leaders from universities and industry will discover how to tackle the latest challenges to their institution’s higher education model:
Strategies to deliver agile continuous education on- and offline
Future trends in cybersecurity to protect staff, students and institutions
Overcome challenges in edtech adoption and upskill faculty to deliver education online
Technology to support a STEM higher education
World-class teaching and learning innovation
Leading educators and technologists will collaborate to discuss the latest technologies and innovations shaking up the curriculum for a digital-first workplace:
How to faithfully apply the science of learning to edtech
Explore blended learning models that will disrupt education as we know it
Design a curriculum fit for the class of 2030
Reassess your digital assessment strategy
Revolutionise the student experience online
We will reveal strategies to transform the student journey for the digital age and future-proof the experience of future generations across the region:
Transform college admissions through technology
Maximise student skills and future employability to support the growing digital economy
Support internationalisation objectives with online learning
Build engaged digital communities on and off campus
Arif Al Hammadi
Khalifa University of Science and Technology
Hoda Al Khazaimi
Director of the Center of Cyber Security and president of Emirates Digital Association for Women
New York University Abu Dhabi
International Council for Open and Distance Education
Regional director of IT services, technology and health informatics
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Dean of the School of Continuing Education
The American University in Cairo
Executive director of the Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Who should attend?
THE Digital Universities MENA will bring together technology, academic, industry and campus leaders advancing higher education across MENA through the use of IT.
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