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Why Future of Education
Summit Qatar

Today, the education sector is at a pivotal moment. Schools, Colleges and universities are in the middle of a significant shift in educational models, transforming the learning experience and are helping to power innovation in the sector. We are witnessing brand new platform for academics, schools, universities, which are changing the way the industry delivers knowledge and how students receive them.
As our world becomes more digital, it is very important for us to understand how these shapes our definition of learning and how we need to begin to imagine what the future looks like and be prepared and ready for it.

By asking questions like how our curriculum should evolve? How do we broaden how learning is delivered? How do we integrate new technologies and bring innovation into the learning experience to not only improve student outcomes, but also to raise a new generation of future youths that would lead our not so far digital future.
Aligned with the Qatar vision 2030, Future of Education Qatar Summit, we would engage with industry leaders and experts from within Qatar to look at how the sector is changing in the region and how government and institutions can take advantage of innovative ideas and solutions to remain competitive in the new knowledge economy of the future.

Benefits of Attending

Be part of the gathering that brings together an array of academics, schools, universities and experts who will discuss the future of learning, teaching, and education.

Hear from leading Edtech experts on how you can equip the minds of the future generation with the right technology, and foster creativity and innovation for your students

Engage in immersive conversations with leading experts in education industry
Discover the new innovations in education, teaching, and learning

Hear use cases on digital transformation in education, trends, challenges and solutions and much more

Market Insights

Qatar Education Market
is expected to reach around
US$ 2.8 Billion
by 2023

The private Education market
is expected to grow to
US$ 2.4 Billion
by 2023

The Qatar Private K12
Education Market is
projected to register a
CAGR of
4.54%

during the forecast period
(2023-2028)

Speakers

H.E Dr Khalid Abdulla Ali-Ali

Consultant, Office of the Minister of Education and Higher Education Qatar

Abdulla Al-Mansoori

Qatar Career Development Center Director at Qatar Foundation

Edward Lawless

Executive Director – Academic Development, Pre- University Education, Qatar Foundation

Dr. Mohamed Elhindi

Chief Information Officer, Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Abdellatif Sellami

Director - Education Research Center, Qatar University

Khalid Hussein

Head of Strategy & Development, Education Directorate, Aspire Academy

Mark Lentz

Head of School/CEO, GEMS Education Country Director

Max Renault

Director Innovation, Weill Cornell Medicine

Terry Senior

Principal, The Hamilton International School

Dr. Susan Borden

Head of School, ACS International School, Doha

Mehdi Benchaabane

Director, Qatar Academy Doha

Mirna Raslan

Senior School Principal, Qatar Academy Doha

Farukh Zeeshan

Chief Information Officer, Georgetown University in Qatar

Joshua Kobb

Senior Executive Director, Partnerships and Growth, HEC Paris in Qatar

Dr. Nasser Alaeddine

Director, Educational and Media Technologies, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

David Tongue

Principal, Doha College

Jeffrey Kersting

Director of Innovation and Technology, American School of Doha

Spencer Striker

Associate Professor, Nothwestern Qatar

Mike Seaton

Principal at King's College Doha

Sabine El Kahi

Project Manager, Studio5, MCIT

Stephane CLOATRE

Learning Technologies Integration (Tech Hub), International School of London, Qatar

Dr. Salma Waly

Head of Multilingualism, ISL Qatar, Assistant Professor, Pace University, NY, Founder, Universal Narratives

Mayank Dhingra

Senior Education Business Leader, HP Inc

Erdem Cakar

Country Manager Qatar and Kuwait, Mastercard

Samar Estephan

Director, Advisory Business Development, Mastercard

Conference Agenda

Time Activity
08:30 Registration, Refreshments, and Networking
08:50 Welcome Note by Conference Chairperson
Dr. Salma Waly, Head of Multilingualism, ISL Qatar, Assistant Professor, Pace University, NY, Founder, Universal Narratives
08:55 Opening Video
EDUCATION AND LEARNING TRENDS IN A CHANGING WORLD
09:00 Keynote Presentation: Qatar Vision 2030 and the Knowledge Economy
H.E Dr Khalid Abdulla Ali-Ali, Consultant, Office of the Minister of Education and Higher Education Qatar
09:20 Keynote Presentation: Transforming Education: Understanding Implications for Educators, Students and Management
Edward Lawless, Executive Director – Academic Development, Pre- University Education, Qatar Foundation
09:35 Preparing Qatar's Future Generation and Human Capital for Future Careers in line with QNV 2030
Abdulla Al-Mansoori, Qatar Career Development Center Director at Qatar Foundation
9:50 Leaders Panel Session: Leaders Panel Session: Education in the New Normal: Examining the State of Education in our New Digital Reality
  • Examining the state of education: What are the latest trends and best practices driving change?
  • Discussing how our new digital reality is influencing how we make policies and strategies when it comes to transforming delivery and how we educate
  • How do we transform our education strategies to align with our new digital reality and future?

Moderator:
  • Samar Estephan, Director, Advisory Business Development, Mastercard

Panelists
  • Abdellatif Sellami, Director - Education Research Center, Qatar University
  • Joshua Kobb, Senior Executive Director, Partnerships and Growth, HEC Paris in Qatar
  • Dr Susan Borden, Head of School, ACS International School, Doha
  • Reserved for Mastercard
10:30 Presentation by Mastercard
Erdem Cakar, Country Manager Qatar and Kuwait, Mastercard
10:45 Presentation: Responding to Digital Disruption in the Education Sector
Dr. Mohamed Elhindi, Chief Information Officer, Hamad Bin Khalifa University
11:00 Executive Panel Session: Discussing the Challenges Faced by Educators when Attempting to Integrate Innovative Technologies in Institutions
  • Are we ready for technology in the education?
  • What are the key challenges hindering more adoption of innovative technology to manage and deliver learning?
  • How can we effectively manage and adapt to these changes and continue to deliver enhanced learning experiences and improved student outcomes?

Moderator:
  • Stephane CLOATRE, Learning Technologies Integration (Tech Hub), International School of London, Qatar

Panelists:
  • Max Renault, Director Innovation, Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Mehdi Benchaabane, Director, Qatar Academy Doha
  • Khalid Hussein, Head of Strategy & Development, Education Directorate, Aspire Academy
  • Mike Seaton, Principal, King's College Doha
11:45
VIP TOUR AND NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
FUTURE OF EDUCATION IN THE NEW DIGITAL ERA
12:05 Presentation:Digital Transformation as the foundation to Drive Innovation in Higher EducationMax Renault, Director Innovation, Weill Cornell Medicine
12:20 (R)evolution of Education
Mayank Dhingra, Senior Education Business Leader, HP Inc
12:35 Executive Panel Session: Role of Technology in Improving Learning and Delivery of Education
  • Is technology a threat or an advantage to education and learning?
  • How important is the role of latest technology as digital tools to transform learning and how can we better leverage them?
  • With the emergence of new technology platforms such as Metaverse, Chat GPT and a host of several AI generative platforms, what does this mean for learning and how the education sector can take advantage of them?
  • How can we effectively implement inclusive education in more schools with the help of technologies and/or innovative solutions?

Moderator:
  • Dr. Salma Waly, Head of Multilingualism, ISL Qatar, Assistant Professor, Pace University, NY, Founder, Universal Narratives

Panelists:
  • Farukh Zeeshan, Chief Information Officer, Georgetown University in Qatar
  • Spencer Striker, Associate Professor, Northwestern Qatar
  • Jeff Kersting, Director of Innovation and Technology, American School of Doha
  • Dr. Nasser Alaeddine, Director, Educational and Media Technologies, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
13:10 Technology innovation session 4
13:25 Executive Panel Session: Preparing for the Future of Education in an Increasingly Digital World
  • What is the future of education and how will it change learning forever?
  • What do you think the future of education looks like in your view and are we ready for that Future of Education?
  • Are students, parents, and teachers ready for digital transformation in schools?
  • What future trends and technology will transform this future?

Moderator:
  • Sabine El Kahi, Project Manager, Studio5, MCIT

Panelists:
  • Mark Lentz, Head of School/CEO, GEMS Education Country Director
  • Terry Senior, Principal, The Hamilton International School
  • Mirna Raslan, School Principal, Qatar Academy Doha (QAD)
  • David Tongue, Principal, Doha College
  • Mayank Dhingra, Senior Education Business Leader, HP Inc
14:00 Closing Remarks by the Conference Chairman Followed by Networking Lunch

Who will Attend

Participants will be below job titles from Government and Semi Government Ministries and Entities, Schools, Colleges and Universities from Qatar.

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Why get Involved ?

1. Improve Your Brand Awareness:
Get the chance to position your brand as one of the leading companies in the sector to help education stakeholders achieve their targets.
2. Get in Front of Your Target Market:
Take advantage of this platform to gain access to key digital transformation stakeholders involved with ongoing and upcoming projects in Qatar and get insight into their plans to invest in new technologies and identify opportunities.
3. Increases Your Competitiveness:
Learn about the challenges faced by leading education institutes and identify how you can provide them with customized solutions to help them overcome these challenges.
4. Generate Strong Leads:
Learn about the academic and educational requirements of key government entities and large institutions, influence decision-makers, and stand a chance of being shortlisted for upcoming projects.
5. Gain Project Insights:
Get first-hand details on timelines and requirements of current transformation initiatives from across the country and spot opportunities.

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    Venue

    20 February 2024
    Venue: Grand Hyatt Hotel | Doha, Qatar

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