Main Event – 30th July 2018

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Mon 30th July

Official Egyptian Ministerial Welcome
HE Dr Tarek Shawki, Minister of Education & Technical Education
HE Dr Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education Scientific Research
HE Dr Amr Talaat, Minister of Communications & Information Technology

Content & Technology for Early Learners
Chair: Peter Harden, Managing Director, York Press London
HE Dr Kostas ChampiaourisMinister of Education & Culture, Cyprus
HE Dr Basri Saleh Salmoodi, Secretary General for Education & Higher Education, Palestine
Shireen Yacoub, Chief Executive Officer, Edraak, Initiative of Queen Rania Foundation, Jordan
Mohammed Dali, Director of Cooperation & Private School Education, Ministry of National Education, Morocco
Dr Sultan A A Salem, Director of International Relations, Ministry of Education, Libya

Investing in Innovative ICT Reforms in Education
Chair: Karen Kester, Deputy Director Education Services, Cambridge Assessment International Education
HE Eng Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, UAE
HE Dr Majed Bin Ali Al Noaimi, Minister of Education, Bahrain
HE Dr Kamal Bani Hani, President Hashemite University, Jordan
Dr Nicholas Letting, Council Member, Kenya Institute for Curriculum Development, Kenya
Dr Ahmed Daher, Assistant to the Minister of Education & Technical Education, Egypt

Development of Technical Education for the Labour Market
Chair: Jon McLoone, Co-Founder, Director of Technical Strategy, Wolfram Research Europe
HE Mustapha Mohamed Mahmoud, Minister of Education & Vocational Training, Djibouti
Dr Mokhtar Jwaili, Chairman National Board for Technical & Vocational Education, Libya
Ismail Yusuf Osman, Senior Advisor to Minister of Education, Culture & Higher Education, Somalia
Habiba Ezz, Advisor to Minister for Technical Education, Egypt

Innovation in Higher Education & Investing in Smart Universities
Chair: Dr Ashraf Abdel Wahab, Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft
HE Prof Adel Tweissi, Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Jordan
HE Dr Abdul Razzaq El-Essa, Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq
HE Prof Dr Domingos da Silva Neto, Secretary of State for Higher Education, Science & Innovation, Angola
HE Prof Amr Adly, Deputy Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Egypt