HBMSU joins ‘First Global Forum for Higher Education and Scientific Research’ in Egypt

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar: ‘We will unite efforts to align education with global sustainable development goals’

University showcases pioneering experience in integrating advanced technologies into learning system

Cairo, Egypt, April 13th, 2019 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) joined the recently concluded ‘First Global Forum for Higher Education and Scientific Research’ in Cairo, Egypt. It was the first university in the GCC region to attend the event held under the patronage of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who graced the international conference. The high-level participants tackled the current and future status of higher education and scientific research in relation to innovation, technology, and knowledge. During the forum, HBMSU Chancellor Dr. Mansoor Al Awar showcased the university’s pioneering features and experiences as one of the top regional and international higher education institutions. Dr. Al Awar also highlighted HBMSU’s leading role in changing the face of traditional education by focusing on innovation, creativity, scientific research, and modern technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality, Internet of Things, and other next-generations tools.

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU)

During his presentation titled ‘The Future of Higher Education,’ Dr. Al Awar discussed HBMSU’s unique international model in re-shaping the future of higher education through the adoption of a smart education approach. The university was the first higher educational institution in the UAE to integrate advanced technologies into its learning system. HBMSU, for example, has adopted the approach of games in learning as well as launched the school of Artificial Intelligence to nurture, develop, and enhance the skills of its learners according to the country’s vision for the future. The UAE was the first to utilize AI and make the shift to knowledge economy under the guidance of its wise leaders, who believe in the importance of harnessing the full power of technological innovations to push forward the country’s socio-economic development agenda and national progress.

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