8:30 – 9:30

On-site registration

9:30 – 10:00

Opening ceremony:
Mr Tony Tohme, Director, Educational Research Center
Mr Habib Sayegh, CEO, Educational Research Center
HE Mr Humaid Mohammed Al Qutami, UAE Minisiter of Education

10:00 – 10:45

Prof Ibrahim Halloun, Chair, International Arab Baccalaureate (IAB).
IAB: Brain-compliant Education for Success in Life

10:45 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:00

Prof Elizabeth Hinde, Director of the Division of Teacher Preparation, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University.
Teacher Preparation Matters: Principles and Practices of Effective Teacher Preparation for Lifelong Learning

12:00 – 12:45

Dr Kecia Ray, Executive Director of Learning Technologies, Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools and President-elect of the international Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).
Blended Learning for ALL – A Design Model

12:45 – 13:30

Prof Jane Schielack, Professor of Mathematics and Associate Dean for Assessment and PreK-12 Education in the College of Science at Texas A&M University.
Designing Questions to Encourage and Assess Mathematical Thinking

13:30 – 15:00


15:00 – 16:30


Mr Peter Hamilton: Intel Content Solutions and Services for Education-Review of Worldwide Proof Points.
Mr Khalil Abdel Massih: Learning for Work and Life in the 21st century
Mr George Abou El Ouyoun: ERC e-solutions

16:30 – 17:30

Panel: IAB in the classroom


Closing ceremony