Conference Programme

Programme August 16, 2017 – Dubai Men’s
09:30 – 09:35 National Anthem and Opening Video
09:35 – 10:00 Opening Address
Dr. Abdullatif Al Shamsi, HCT Vice Chancellor
HCT Faculty: Moving Forward Together
10:00 – 10:30 Keynote Presentation
Rod Miller, Associate Vice President, Corporate Development Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
SAIT 100 Years Journey: Opportunities, Challenges, and Lessons Learned
10:30 – 10:45 Academic Affairs
Dr. Mohammad Al Jarrah, Acting DVC, Academic Affairs and Executive Dean of Engineering Technology and Science Division, HCT
Faculty Promotion: Tips for Successful Navigation of the Process
10:45 – 11:00 Educational Technology
Dr. Jihad Mohaidat, Acting CTO and Director of Teaching and Learning Department, HCT
HCT’s innovation Spaces Live in December
11:00 – 11:15 General Academic Requirements Division (GARD)
Rami Hamdan, Director, GARD, HCT
GARD: An Integrated Model for General Skills and Academic Success
11:15 – 11:30 Accreditation Update
Dr. Nadeem Khan, Dean of Accreditation, HCT
EQAA and HCT Institutional Accreditation
11:30 – 12:15 Panel Discussion
Embedding Professional Certificates into HCT Curriculum: When and How
Moderator: Mohamed Maladwala, Director of Partnership Management, HCT
Rod Miller, Associate Vice President for Corporate Development, SAIT
Dr. Ayesha Abdulla, Executive Dean, Division of Business, HCT
Amanda Forte, Dean of Technical Studies, HCT
Geetu Ahuja, Associate Director MENA, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA)
Khadija Al Hirey, Senior HR Manager/Emiratization, Emirates Flight Catering
12:15 – 13:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 14:30 PD General Session
Rick Tofani, Director of Applied Research and Innovation Services (ARIS), SAIT
Building Your Applied Research Capabilities
14:30 – 15:30 Breakout PD Sessions
Organized by Academic Divisions and Teaching & Learning Department
15:30 Conclusion