This university launched an innovative learning and teaching conference!

The American University of Bahrain will launch an “Innovative Learning and Teaching Conference 2021: Lessons from COVID-19” from May 24 – 26 at its Riffa campus.

The international AUBH Innovative Learning and Teaching Conference: Lessons from COVID-19 (AEL 2021) will bring together thought leaders, top educators, and technology experts from around the region to the Kingdom of Bahrain, hosting 12 speakers, 16 sessions, and 2 workshops. The conference is set to explore emerging technologies in the educational sector as well as bring rich content that will serve the global and Middle Eastern educational community. 

The main aim of AEL 2021 is to bring together scholars, researchers, educators, students, professionals, and individuals interested in education and EdTech to present their works on the current developments in educational sciences. The 3-day event will provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields to share their theoretical knowledge, research findings, and educational practices with their colleagues and the academic community. 

With a hybrid modality, speakers will host the event on campus with our attendees joining through virtual technology. Some of our speakers include: Dr. Susan E. Saxton -Founding President of the American University of Bahrain, Prof. Mansoor Ahmed AlAali – President of Ahlia University, Prof. Riyadh Hamza- President of University of Bahrain, Dr. Reem Al Buainain- Deputy Chief of Academic Affairs, Bahrain Polytechnic and regional speakers such as Dr. Flower Darby – Director of Teach & Learning, Northern AZ University, Dr. Azza Al Shinnawy- Head of Education for Middle East and Africa and Head of Egypt, Public Sector, at Amazon Web Services (AWS), Prof. Tom Crick- Professor of Digital Education & Policy, Swansea University, Dr. Maha Bali- Professor of Practice at the American University of Cairo, Dr. Stephanie Moore-  Assistant Professor Organization, Information and Learning Sciences at the University of New Mexico, Ewoud de Kok – CEO of FeedbackFruits, Hamad Al Saie – the Education Leader for the Middle East Cluster, Microsoft.