Hosted in partnership with the United Arab Emirates University, this summit will bring together leaders from across the world to set the agenda for the future of higher education in emerging economies.
Participants will focus on examining what models of digital transformation can create alternative pathways to excellence and accelerate the advancement of universities in emerging economies, how can universities be more resilient to educate and inspire generations for a future green economy, how can policy-makers support the development of inclusive and sustainable universities that offer wider access to students, and how can translational research in emerging economies be enabled and resourced effectively.
How can digital transformation accelerate the advancement of universities?
How can universities be more resilient to education and inspire future generations?
Envisioning an inclusive and sustainable future-ready university
Translational research in emerging economies
The summit will also feature the exclusive launch and analysis of the THE Emerging Economies University Rankings 2022, and extensive live networking opportunities and show-cases of UAE research facilities.
Out of consideration for the continuing Covid-19 pandemic, this will be a hybrid event. Your ticket will give you access to the physical event if you are able to safely travel to Al Ain, or full virtual access to the summit if you are unable to.
Find out more about our host partner, United Arab Emirates University
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Vice-rector of international cooperation
Kazan Federal University
Roberta Malee Bassett
Global lead for tertiary education
Chief knowledge officer
Co-president of the China-Africa Leadership Development Institute
Professor of higher education
New York University
Deputy vice-chancellor of research and innovation
University of Malaya
World rankings partner
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