Iraqi Education & Technology Summit: Agenda

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The Draft Summit Agenda for the Iraqi Education & Technology Summit is now available. UK HE Workshop schedule and Online  Meeting Scheduling will not be active before 11th February 2013.

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Draft Summit Agenda

Friday 22 February; Crystal Ballroom Foyer, Hyatt Regency Dubai

16:00 – 19:00

Pre-Event Registration

19:00 – 21:00

Evening Reception & Networking Registration

Welcoming reception for all participants. Participants will be able to complete registration by collecting their delegate pack & Summit access pass while also networking throughout the evening.

Saturday 23 February; Crystal Ballroom Foyer, Hyatt Regency Dubai

7:45 – 8:45

Registration & Networking

8:45 – 9:15

Keynote Speech by HE Ali Al-Adeeb, Iraq Minister of Higher Education

9:15 – 10:15

PANEL ONE: An Overview of Education in Iraq, Challenges & Ambitions

9:15 – 9:30

Dr. Abdul Salam Al-Jammas , Director General, Reconstruction & Projects

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

9:30 – 9:45

Semia Saadaoui , Iraq Office (Amman) – Higher Education Project Manager

UNESCO – Iraq

9:45 – 10:00

Dr. Basima Alwan Hussein , Director of Investment Budget

Ministry of Education

10:05 – 10:15

Panel Discussion; Questions & Answer Session

10:15 – 10:55

Tea/Coffee Networking Break

10:55 – 11:55

PANEL TWO: Infrastructure & Major Projects, Education, Higher Education & Science & Technology

10:55 – 11:10

Dr. Mohammed Al-Saraj , Director General, Research & Development

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

11:10 – 11:25

Dr. Brian A. Shott , Cultural Affairs Officer

U.S Embassy Baghdad

11:25 – 11:40

Nayef Thamer Hussein , Director of Planning

Ministry of Education

11:45 – 11:55

Panel Discussion; Questions & Answer Session

11:55 – 12:55

PANEL THREE: Increasing ICT Use in Education

11:55 – 12:10

Dr. Bahaa Kadhum , Director General,  Scholarships & Cultural Relations

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

12:10 – 12:25

Nizar Mohammed Sayed , Director of E-Learning

Ministry of Education

12:25 – 12:40

Name TBC Soon , Director of Information Technology

Ministry of Science & Technology

12:45 – 12:55

Panel Discussion; Questions & Answer Session

12:55 – 14:30

Networking Lunch

Sunday 24 February; Crystal Ballroom Foyer, Hyatt Regency Dubai

8:00 – 9:00

Registration & Networking

9:00 – 9:15

Welcome Remarks by H.E Ali Musa’ad Al-Ibrahimi, Deputy Minister of Education

9:15 – 10:15

PANEL FOUR: Government Procurement, Subsidisation & Distribution Policy

9:15 – 9:30

Dr. Sa’aob Naji Aboud , Director General, Contracting Dept.

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

9:30 – 9:45

Salam Hashim Nima , Director of Contracts

Ministry of Education

10:05 – 10:15

Panel Discussion; Questions & Answer Session

10:15 – 11:15

PANEL FIVE: Public-Private Partnership for Success

Panel Chair: Raed Mahmoud, SABIS Representative in Iraq  of SABIS Educational Service

10:20 – 10:35

Dr. Alaa Abdulhussein Abdulrasool , President, Baghdad University

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

10:35 – 10:50

The Development of Career Centers at Iraqi Universities: Linking Higher Education and the Private Sector

Kenneth Holland , Director, Center for International Development

Center for International Development, Ball State University

10:50 – 11:05

Nayef Thamer Hussein , Director of Planning

Ministry of Education

11:05 – 11:15

Panel Discussion; Questions & Answer Session

11:15 – 11:55

Tea/Coffee Networking Break

11:55 – 12:55

PANEL SIX: Training, Rehabilitation & Capacity Building

11:55 – 12:10

Dr. Suhail Najim Abdullah , Director General, Planning & Follow-up

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

12:10 – 12:25

Dr. Suryanarayana Challapalli

U.S Department of State

12:25 – 12:40

Bushra Mohammed Hasan , Deputy Director, Administration Directorate

Ministry of Education

12:45 – 12:55

Panel Discussion; Questions & Answer Session

12:55 – 14:30

Networking Lunch

14:30 – 15:30

UK Education Workshop with Dr. Bahaa Kadhum ,
Director General,  Scholarships & Cultural Relations

15:30 – 17:30

Private Partnership & Procurement Roundtable Meetings

These afternoon sessions are devoted to private consultations between participants from leading sector Ministries, agencies, organisations and commercial contractors & investors. Schedules will be prearranged to provide a unique opportunity to discuss the key issues affecting the development and investment opportunities across Iraq’s Educational sector.

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