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Developing Leaders for a Dynamic World

Developing Leaders for a Dynamic World

In this session, Dr. Henshaw will discuss the impact of rapid change and disruption on people and organizations.

Date 11 March 2019
Time 19:00 to 20:00
Venue KFAS, Sharq

Understanding the Changing Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Understanding the Changing Water-Energy-Food Nexus

The Nexus final workshop is a one-day event which explores some of the key results from a one-year Kuwait Programme, LSE Middle East Centre research project in collaboration with LSE Grantham Research Institute.

Date 06 March 2019
Time 09:00 to 13:00
Venue KFAS HQ

Navigating Change

Navigating Change

The talk will explore why change is so difficult in organisations and why the majority of change initiatives fail.

Date 12 February 2019
Time 19:00 to 20:00
Venue KFAS - Sharq

Diabetes: From Research to Policy Interventions

Diabetes: From Research to Policy Interventions

The event seeks to present the finding of two international collaborative research projects focused on diabetes and healthy nutrition in Kuwait to a local audience of experts and policy-makers.

Date 31 January 2019
Time 09:00 to 14:00
Venue Dasman Diabetes Institute Auditorium

Science, Technology, and the Future: Are We Ready?

Science, Technology, and the Future: Are We Ready?

The increasing ubiquity and impact of science and technology on our careers, businesses, lives, and societies owes its origins to multiple developments.

Date 28 January 2019
Time 19:00 to 20:00
Venue KFAS - Sharq

Innovation or Extinction

Innovation or Extinction

Scientific research in the Arab World: realities, challenges, and perspectives

Date 10 December 2018
Time 08:30 to 12:30
Venue Kuwait University - Dean's Hall Building

The Innovation Navigator

The Innovation Navigator

Join us for a talk by Prof. Sebastian Fixson and Prof. Tucker Marion on how to leverage the perfect storm of digitalization and collaborative culture.

Date 27 November 2018
Time 7.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Venue KFAS - Sharq

The Promise of Artificial Intelligence: Present and Future

The Promise of Artificial Intelligence: Present and Future

The Promise of Artificial Intelligence: Present and Future Symposium
Nov 19 - 21, 2018, Kuwait University, Khaldiya

Date 19 November 2018
Time 8.30 AM to 9.00 PM
Venue Kuwait University, Khaldiya

AI and the Future of Work

AI and the Future of Work

Join us for a talk with Ikhlaq Sidhu, a world class expert in “real-life” technology, innovation and leadership.

Date 05 November 2018
Time 7.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Venue KFAS - Sharq

Arab American Frontiers of Science, Engineering & Medicine

Arab American Frontiers of Science, Engineering & Medicine

Based on the success of the long standing NAS-organized Kavli Frontiers of Science aimed at promoting inter-disciplinary collaboration among young scientists and researchers, NASEM first started the Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering, and Medicine program in 2011.

Date 04 November 2018
Time 8.00 AM to 8.00 PM
Venue KFAS-Sharq

How the Brain Gets in the Way of Strategic Decision Making

How the Brain Gets in the Way of Strategic Decision Making

The talk is a part of the KFAS speaker series that aims to promote science, technology, and innovation in Kuwait.

Date 09 October 2018
Time 7.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Venue KFAS - Sharq

KFAS Symposium on the Applications of Blockchain Technology

KFAS Symposium on the Applications of Blockchain Technology

Blockchain technology is an emerging technology and expected to have a major impact in our lives, the societies we live in, and the way we do business.

Date 01 October 2018
Time 7.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Venue KFAS - Sharq

Rethinking Governance and Funding of High-Quality News

Rethinking Governance and Funding of High-Quality News

The talk is a part of the KFAS speaker series that aims to promote science, technology, and innovation in Kuwait.

Date 25 September 2018
Time 7.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Venue KFAS - Sharq

The Disruptive Innovation Opportunity

The Disruptive Innovation Opportunity

The talk is a part of the KFAS speaker series that aims to promote science, technology, and innovation in Kuwait.

Date 24 September 2018
Time 7.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Venue KFAS - Sharq

Black Swan Startups

Black Swan Startups

The talk is a part of the KFAS speaker series that aims to promote science, technology, and innovation in Kuwait.

Date 09 May 2018
Time 7.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Venue KFAS - Sharq

Second Kuwait-IMEC Symposium

Second Kuwait-IMEC Symposium

It is broadly recognized that the transition towards a sustainable energy system will occur through the massive deployment of strongly distributed generation like wind and solar as well as storage to deal with the intermittent character of these sources.

Date 17 April 2018
Time 2.00 PM to 3.00 PM
Venue KFAS

Data and Judgement in Management

Data and Judgement in Management

The talk is a part of the KFAS speaker series that aims to promote science, technology, and innovation in Kuwait.

Date 09 April 2018
Time 7.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Venue KFAS - Sharq

Health in Africa - A Continent in Transition

Health in Africa - A Continent in Transition

Professor Marsh, a Laureate of the 2015 Al-Sumait Prize for African Development, will talk about his research and experiences of delivering healthcare in Africa.

Date 03 April 2018
Time 7.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Venue KFAS Headquarters - Sharq

Right Brain, Left Brain... How to be a Genius

Right Brain, Left Brain... How to be a Genius

Part of the KFAS speaker series that aims to promote science, technology, and innovation in Kuwait, the talk will explore how to think creatively by connecting your intelligence (left brain) with your imagination (right brain).

Date 12 March 2018
Time 7.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Venue Auditorium - KFAS HQ

Our Seas International Symposium

Our Seas International Symposium

The heritage and future of the GCC is entwined with its proximity to the sea. Most of the GCC capitals and major cities are located on maritime trade route. The modern urban development and key oil sector installations are hugging the low coastal line. Furthermore, desalination is the major source of water for the entire region.

Date 18 November 2017
Time 06.30 PM to 04.30 PM
Venue Kuwait

Women leaders in Science, Technology, and Engineering

Women leaders in Science, Technology, and Engineering

The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) in collaboration with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the U.S. Department of State (DOS), will host the International Conference on Women Leaders in Science, Technology and Engineering (WLSTE+10) in the State of Kuwait on 23-25 October, 2017. The conference will be held under the patronage of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. It will mark the 10th anniversary of WLSTE 2007, presenting us with an opportunity to celebrate accomplished women role models; sharing success stories and strategies to inspire the next generation of women and maximize the potential of a STEM education. It is envisioned that the collective insights emerging from these discussions will motivate sustainable solutions; expand networking platforms and mobilize international mentoring programs for women in STEM.

Date 23 October 2017
Time 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Venue The Arab Organizations Headquarters Building-Kuwait

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