Nov 8, 2020, 10:25 AM
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.