Arab Education Summit 2013 Presentations & Discussion Panel Videos

Click on the highlighted links below to view videos of presentations & discussion panel sessions from The Arab Education Summit 2013.

Tuesday 7th May 2013

HPHP Ministerial Opening Ceremony – Chaired by HP

HE Dr Mohammad Al Wahsh Minister of Education, Jordan
HE Prof. Hassan Diab Minister of Education & Higher Education, Lebanon
HE Dr Lahcen Daoudi Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research & Management Training, Morocco
HE Dr Ali Abaid Minister of Education, Libya
HE Dr Lamis Al-Alami
Minister of Education & Higher Education, Palestine
HE Dr Salam Hassan Khoshnaw Undersecretary of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq
Mr Gus Schmedlen Worldwide Vice President for Education, HP

Integrated Technology Group“Building the ICT for Education Infrastructure” – Chaired by ITG

Opening Presentation: Dr Jarallah Al-Ghamdi – General Supervisor for IT, Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia

Panel Discussion: Chaired by Ms. Batoul Ajlouni, Senior Vice President, ITG
HE Dr Mohammed Salem
– Former Minister of Communications & Information Technology, Egypt
Dr Jarallah Al-Ghamdi – General Supervisor for IT, Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia
Eng. Ali Baydoun – National Broadband Network, Program Director, Ministry of ICT, Jordan
Mr Qasem Al-Khateeb – Managing Director, Queen Rania Centre for Educational Technology
Dr Omar Al-Jarrah – Vice President, Jordan University of Science & Technology
Prof. Jiao Jianli – Education Research Specialist, ZTE

Obeikan Education“Teacher Training & Curriculum Development” – Chaired by Obeikan Education

Opening Presentation: Ms. Mahra Hilal Al-Mutaiwei – Director, Regional Centre for Educational Planning

Panel Discussion: Chaired by David Pottinger, Managing Director, Obeikan Education
HH Sharifa Sarra Ghazi – CEO, Princess Alia Foundation & Member Jordan Education Board
HE Mr Haif Bannayan – CEO, Queen Rania Teacher Academy
Dr Jehad Zakarneh – Assistant Deputy Minister for Curricula, Palestine
Mr Mohammad Al-Zoubi – Managing Director Educational Training Centre, Ministry of Education, Jordan
Ms. Mahra Hilal Al-Mutaiwei – Director, Regional Centre for Educational Planning
Ms. Tamara Butler Battaglino – Senior Partner & Co-Head of the Education Practice, The Parthenon Group

Wednesday 8th May 2013

JP - Inspiring KnowledgeMinisterial Day Two Opening – Chaired by JP-Inspiring Knowledge

HE Dr Ali Saeed Mohammad – Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Kurdistan Regional Government
HE Dr Bashir Eshteiwi – Deputy Minister Higher Education & Scientific Research, Libya
HE Adnan Ibrahim Najjar – Deputy Minister of Education, Iraq
HE Saud Salim Al-Baloshi – Under Secretary, Ministry of Education, Oman
HE Prof. Wahid Gdoura – Director General of Higher Education, Tunisia
Abulgassem El-Badri – Manager, Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization
Mr Luis Pinto – Education Business Director, JP-Inspiring Knowledge

Lenovo“Education Technology, Tablets, Applications & Standards” – Chaired by Lenovo

Opening Presentation: Dr Matt Harris – Head of Learning Resources, German European School Singapore, Board Director, International Society for Technology in Education

Panel Discussion: Chaired by Julian Pienaar – Technical Solutions Advocate, Lenovo
Ms. Rana Madani – Deputy CEO, Jordan Education Initiative
Dr Matt Harris – Head of Learning Resources, German European School Singapore
Mr Isam Shahwan – Education Sector Director, Middle East & Africa, Microsoft
Mr Hasan Al-Bitar – Director Levant, Intel
Mr Ziyad Al-Rayes – Education Business Development Manager, HP
Mr Stephen Cox – CEO, 21 Ten Learning, Apple Distinguished Educator

Oracle“Vocational “Skills Gap” & Reforming Higher Education” – Chaired by Oracle

Opening Presentation: Ms. Orla Nichorcora – Senior Director Middle East & Africa, Oracle

Panel Discussion: Chaired by Orla Nichorcora – Senior Director Middle East & Africa, Oracle
HE Prof. Nidal Katamine – Minister of Labour, Jordan
HE Dara Hassan Reshid Yara – Deputy Minister of Labour & Social Affairs, Iraq
Ms. Haneen Al-Rashid – Director of E-Initiatives, Ministry of ICT, Jordan
Dr Mazen Omar Hasna – Vice President & Chief Academic Officer, Qatar University
Prof. Robert Cook – Vice President Academic Affairs, Gulf University of Science & Technology
Mr Abed Shamlawi – CEO, Information & Communications Technology Association, Jordan