AUD to host Harvard conference in Dubai
Dubai, August 21, 2013
The American University of Dubai (AUD) is set to host the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) conference starting tomorrow.
The five-day conference is themed ‘Extending Horizons: Charting Asia’s Flourishing Further’ and will focus of timely topics including environment, education and entrepreneurship, said a statement.
It is expected to attract diverse group of over 400 university students from across the globe and will feature over 150 international speakers and panellists, it said.
Elias Bou Saab, executive vice president of AUD, said: “On behalf of the AUD community and specifically our diverse student body, we look forward to welcoming the Harvard delegates and students from around the world to Dubai tomorrow as we all work towards producing a memorable, first of its kind conference.”
HPAIR is an interpretation of AUD’s vision to bring people from various nations into collaborative relationships in which they exchange ideas and contribute towards a significant progress in global issues.
In its 22nd year, HPAIR is Harvard’s largest student-run conference held annually in Asia, said the statement. - TradeArabia News Service
More Education, HR & Training Stories
- J4B marks first year with Tamkeen backing
- Saudi CEOs ‘highest paid in GCC’
- UAE ministry seals Microsoft deal
- Pact signed for UAE girls students' development
- Bahrain private school to resume classes
- BIBF signs deal with Palestinian institute
- Number of Omani working women soars
- Bayt.com launches Employer of Choice Awards
- Rota interview to screen youth conference applicants
- Experts discuss ways to build talented aviation workforce
- Top e-learning experts at Dubai summit
- Top education experts win GESS awards
- Bahrainis top GCC nationals seeking Saudi jobs
- Transguard launches graduate trainee programme
- Applications invited for Bahrain scholarship
- New technology training for educators
- Mubadala tie-up promotes healthy lifestyle
- GCC education sector short of 200,000 professionals
- Rosetta Stone buys language-learning firm
- Focus on special needs education
- NIIT signs deal with Com Group
- iPads replace textbooks in 75 Saudi schools
- 250 students tour aviation training facility in Abu Dhabi
- 40 Jordanian students showcase apps, games
- New Indian school opens in Dubai
- Sharp to showcase educational products at Gess2014
- Qatar science park offers training to tech entrepreneurs
- Bahrain Indian School opens new campus
- Labour reforms 'key to job creation'
- Petroleum services training centre opened in Dammam