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G20 - Global conference for giftedness and creativity

Nov 8, 2020, 10:25 AM by Virginia Sealey
The two day Global Conference for Giftedness and Creativity, under the patronage of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz and organized by Mawhiba, his Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity, and the G20 Saudi Secretariat, begins today.  Prominent international and local keynote speakers and discussion sessions will cover topics including the most prominent global practices in developing gifted, creative and innovative youth; guiding gift, creative and innovative potentials to meet global crises and challenges; and, enhancing virtual knowledge exchange among gifted, creative and innovative individuals around the world.

The keynote speakers are Neil deGrasse Tyson, who achieved his BA in Physics from Harvard and PhD in Astrophysics from Columbia; Gerd Leonhard, a leading Futurist and Humanist and author of Technology vs Humanity; and, Dr Machio Kaku, a theoretical physicist, best-selling author and science communicator.  Ghanimah Abuhaimed, a current Masters student at KAUST is one of the session panelists, along with Henrietta Fore from Unicef, Hong-Eng Koh from Huawei, and former KAUST Interim President Nadhmi Al-Nasr.  

Registration is free - visit the website for all the information. 

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