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The Global School Virtual Event Series: MIDDLE EAST

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
8:00 am to 11:00 am

The Global School Virtual Event Series is a year long celebration of The Global School at WPI and aims to highlight and grow the projects, research, and collaborations WPI has all over the world while focusing on global grand challenge themes.

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8:00 - 8:20 AM ET Welcome Remarks
Wole Soboyejo
8:20 - 9:50 AM ET Middle Eastern Futures Panel
Moderator: Joe Doiron, Assistant Teaching Professor, WPI
Panelists: Naif Al-Sudairy ’01, VP, El Seif (Saudi Arabia); Assaf Admon, Head of the Eilat & Eilot Environmental Municipal Unit and Assistant to the Mayor for Environmental issues, City of Eilat; Isa Bar-On, Professor, WPI; Abhilasha Singh, VP for Academic Affairs, American University Emirates (UAE); Majed Zambaraji ’90, CEO, Time Express Parcels (UAE)

9:50 - 10:10 AM ET

Highlighted Student Projects

Student Presenters: 

Pooja Patel, Kyla Egenberger, Omar Algarni, and Rafael Pimentel

10:10 - 10:50 AM ET Keynote Address: Shaping Post-Pandemic Transformational Leaders Malak Al- Akiely, CEO of Golden Wheat for Grain Trading, Co-partner Golden Kayan for Oil & Energy
10:50 - 11:00 AM ET Q&A and Wrap Up
Joe Doiron

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