Friday, May 19, 2017

Times and associated Roundtable highlights:

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast and Networking

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Welcome Remarks
Dr. Jean-Lou Chameau, KAUST President

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Keynote Speech
H.E. Khalid Al Falih, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources
Chairman of the Board of Saudi Aramco
Vice-Chairman, KAUST Board of Trustees

9:15AM - 10:00 AM

Event Overview
H.H. Dr. Turki Saud Mohammad Al Saud, KACST President (Chair)
Dr. L. Rafael Reif, MIT President (Co-Chair)

10:00AM - 12:15 AM

Innovation Opportunities Roundtables
Introduction by Dr. Michael Crow, Arizona State University President

12:15 AM - 1:30PM

Lunch, Friday Prayer and Networking Opportunities

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Panel Discussion on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Higher Education
Moderated by Dr. James Calvin,KAUST Vice President for Academic Affairs

2:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Innovation Enablers Roundtables
Introduction by Dr. Ghassan Al-Sulaiman, Governor of General Authority For Small and Medium Enterprises

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Closing Ceremony
Announcement of Commitments and Super STEAM Challenge Winners
by Chair and Co-Chair

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Tours of KAUST Campus



KAUST Museum

KAUST Discovery



About Jeddah

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