Program Day 3

Thursday 18th May 2017 (PHOTOS)

08:15 08:45 Arrival Refreshment and Registration
09:00   10:20 Session 5: Keynote Speakers Chair: Chair: Prof. BAKR AHMAD HASSAN, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain Rapporteur: Prof. ELSADIG MUSA AHMED, Professor of Economics and Chair Center for Globalization and Sustainable Research, Multimedia University, Malaysia
  1. Graduate employability in a changing world (VIDEO) Prof. RONALD MCQUAID Professor of Work and Employment, University of Stirling Former Director, Employment Research Institute Stirling, United Kingdom
  2. The role of KM in achieving efficiency, effectiveness and value for Money in the Public Sector (VIDEO) Prof. JOHN ADAMS Head Department of Economics British University in Egypt Cairo, Egypt
  3. Personalized medicine is the future sustainable knowledge for human wellbeing (VIDEO) Prof. MOIZ BAKHIET Professor and Chairman, Department of Molecular Medicine, CMMS, Arabian Gulf University Consultant Neurologist,  King Abdulla Medical City Director, Princess Al-Jawhara Center for  Molecular Medicine, Genetics and Inherited Disorders Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
10:20 10:45 Tea/Coffee Break
10:45  11:45 Session 6: Culture, gender and management Chair: Prof. AMER AL-ROUBAIE, Advisor Capacity Building and Academic Collaboration, Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain Rapporteur: Dr. EMAN MOHAMMD SALEH, Deputy Dean for Studies, Development & Community Service, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  1. (هِجْرَةُ العُلَمَاءِ وَتَهْجِيرُ العِلْمِ) The migration of scholars and displacement of knowledge (VIDEO) FAWAZ M. M. AL DKHEEL Consultant and Development Specialist Member of the Regional Social Responsibility Network Al-Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  2. (العَقْلُ بَينَ الإِنْمَاءِ المَنْشُودِ، وَالإِفْسَادِ المَرْدُودِ) The MIND: progressive development versus prohibited ideology (VIDEO) Dr. JAMAL N. I. HASSAN Associate Professor College of Arts Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
11:45  12:00      Tea/Coffee Break/Pray
12:00   13:20 Session 7: Finance and entrepreneurship development Chair: Prof. ABDELGADIR WARSAMA GHALIB, Legal Counsel & Professor of Law, Kingdom of Bahrain Rapporteur: HASAN GHURA, Box Hill College, Kuwait
  1. Towards a theoretical framework between opportunity entrepreneurship, institutions and economic development (VIDEO) HASAN GHURA, Box Hill College, Kuwait Dr. XIAOQING LI, Brunel University, United Kingdom
  2. Entrepreneurship education and training: a gateway towards a knowledge-based and diversified economy in Qatar (VIDEO) Dr. YAGOUB ALI GHANGI, Ahmed Bin Mohamed Military College, Qatar
  3. Apprenticeships: start today and be your own boss (VIDEO) ALMOIZE AHMED, AA Accountancy, United Kingdom
  4. Why most of small startup businesses fail with 3 years in Saudi Arabia (VIDEO) MOTAZ ABDULRAHMAN ALSOLAIM, University of Brighton, United Kingdom
13:00 14:00 Lunch and Networking
14:00   15:00 Session 8: Digital divide and the knowledge-based economy Chair: Dr. VÍCTOR HUGO MEDINA GARCÍA, Senior Lecturer, Distrital University, Colombia Rapporteur: Dr. TILLAL ELDABI, Brunel University, United Kingdom
  1. Closing the digital divide: a path towards sustainable knowledge-based inclusive development  Prof. AMER AL-ROUBAIE, Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain
  2. Sustainable growth and development: why do digital disruptions matter? Dr. MOAZZEM HOSSAIN, Griffith University, Australia MOHAMMAD SAMSUL HOQUE, Government of Bangladesh, Bangladesh
  3. FDI inflows spillover effect implications on the Asian-Pacific’s catching up process Prof. ELSADIG MUSA AHMED, Multimedia University, Malaysia