Under the patronage of The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz

The Global Conference for Giftedness and Creativity

Journey Towards the New Future Register for FREE
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Mawhiba Membership
(An international platform for creative minds)
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About the Conference

King Abdulaziz and his Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity "Mawhiba" is organizing the 2nd Global Conference for Giftedness and Creativity ... Journey Towards the New Future, to be held biennially under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. HRH Prince Khalid Al Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah, will be presiding on the sponsor’s behalf. The conference will host futuristic, talented, and innovative minds from all over the world on a cruise journey sailing to the new future. This unique conference will bring together collective and diverse minds to innovate sustainable solutions to develop the Global Talent Platform that will serve humanity.

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Conference Objectives
  • Inspiring and empowering talented youth from around the world to shape a new future.
  • Engaging young minds to build a global platform that will support Global Challenges
About the Ideathon
The flagship of the conference is the Ideathon that aims to develop a global platform to enable talented youth from all over the world to contribute qualitative solutions to the various global challenges. The Talented youth will develop the specifications and characteristics of a global platform for talent management and innovative solutions. The platform aims to attract and develop talent and produce sustainable innovative solutions for future national challenges and sustainable development challenges. About one hundred talented youth from different parts of the world who are currently studying or holding quality degrees from the top fifty international universities according to the considered classifications. They will work in collective minds groups to build the pioneering platform to attract talented youth from over the world supported by many entities and organizations that are concerned with searching for innovative solutions. Many experts specializing in talent, creativity, innovation, and technology will work with talented youth to come up with the best technical and qualitative specifications for the talent management platform. The platform will also be an opportunity for partners to attract talent from around the world and empower them to solve the global challenges.
Conference Content
  1. Inspirational speakers
  2. Hackathon\ Workshops
  3. Talent Show
Target Audience
  1. Policy & decision-makers
  2. Innovators & Entrepreneurs
  3. Talented youth
  4. Experts in Giftedness and Creativity
Venue
Cruise ship, in the Red Sea

Session Panelists

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HRH. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals and Minister of Energy))

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HE Dr. Hamad Al-AlSheikh

Minister of Education

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Henrietta H. Fore

Executive Director of UNICEF

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Edie Lush

Executive Editor of Hub Culture

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UNESCO Representative

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Dr. Abdullah AlGhamdi

Chairman of Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA)

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Nadhmi A. Al-Nasr

CEO of NEOM project

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Anthony Salcito

Vice President - Worldwide Education, Microsoft

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Hong-Eng KOH

Global Chief Government Industry Scientist Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd

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Maya Ajmera

President and CEO, Society for Science & the Public Publisher, Science News

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Familusi A. Babajide

Executive Director, Africa at Under 40 CEOs

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Jonas Kjellberg

Co-Creators of Skype

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Adam Cheyer

A co-founder of Siri Inc and Co-Founder and VP Engineering at Viv Labs

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Esther Wojcicki

Vice Chair of Creative Commons and founder and CEO of the Global Moonshots in Education

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Andreas Weigend

Former Chief Scientist of Amazon.com

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Sally Krisel

Past President, NAGC Board of Directors

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Lianne Hoogeveen

President, European Council for High Ability

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Noriah Mohd Ishak

Former President of Pusat PERMATA pintar – UKM

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Andreas Schleicher

Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills of OECD

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Mark Oleksak

Mawhiba Science Research Consultant

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Aljazzy Alahmadi
Mawhiba Alumni

MIT Undergraduate student

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Hisham Al-Falih
Mawhiba Alumni

Co-Founder & CEO at Lean Technologies

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Ghanimah Abuhaimed
Mawhiba Alumni

Masters in Mechanical Engineering - (KAUST)

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Moath Abuaysha
Mawhiba Alumni

CEO at Voxel+ For Innovative Medical Solutions

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Satam Alqadadi
Mawhiba Alumni

Senior Policy Analyst at Saudi G20 Sherpa Office

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Zvezdin Besarabov
Mawhiba Alumni

Computer Science at University College London

Agenda

  • (GMT+3) 4:00 pm – 4:02 pm

National anthem

  • MC - Farah AlMulla – Mawhiba Alumni
  • (GMT+3) 4:02 pm – 4:06 pm

Mawhiba Remarks, presented by H.E. Dr. Saud Al-Mathami, Mawhiba Secretary General

  • (GMT+3) 4:06 pm – 4:12 pm

Opening film

  • (GMT+3) 4:12 pm – 4:45 pm

Opening session:

  • Imagine the Future … Empowerment of Youth to Shape New Future Horizons
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  • A forward-looking vision for building a creative and innovative generation
  • Preparing and empowering young talents for future skills & jobs
  • Global leading experiences to nurture young capabilities for sustainable development
  • Promoting creativity and societal innovation to achieve social welfare and economic growth

  • HRH. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Chairman of the Board of Trustees of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals and Minister of Energy))
  • HE Dr. Hamad Al-AlSheikh Minister of Education
  • Henrietta H. Fore Executive Director of UNICEF
  • Moderator
    Edie Lush Executive Editor of Hub Culture
  • UNESCO Representative
  • (GMT+3) 4:45 pm – 5:00 pm

"Mawhiba,.. where you belong"

  • Mawhiba students Success Stories
For feedback

  • Aljazzy Alahmadi
    Mawhiba Alumni MIT Undergraduate student
  • Hisham Al-Falih
    Mawhiba Alumni Co-Founder & CEO at Lean Technologies
  • Ghanimah Abuhaimed
    Mawhiba Alumni Masters in Mechanical Engineering - (KAUST)
  • Moath Abuaysha
    Mawhiba Alumni CEO at Voxel+ For Innovative Medical Solutions
  • Satam Alqadadi
    Mawhiba Alumni Senior Policy Analyst at Saudi G20 Sherpa Office
  • Zvezdin Besarabov
    Mawhiba Alumni Computer Science at University College London
  • (GMT+3) 5:00 pm – 5:05 pm

Honoring the Pioneers of Giftedness and Creativity in Saudi Arabia

  • (GMT+3) 5:05 pm – 5:10 pm

Launching Mawhiba Membership

  • (GMT+3) 5:10 pm – 5:15 pm

Launching Mawhiba Postal Stamps

  • (GMT+3) 5:15 pm – 5:18 pm

Honoring the strategic knowledge partner

  • (GMT+3) 5:20 pm – 6:05 pm

Keynote Speaker - Michio Kaku

The Next 20 Years: How AI will revolutionize business, the economy, medicine, our way of life, and conquer the coronavirus.
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  • (GMT+3) 6:05 pm - 7:05 pm

Session (2)

  • Digital World ... How is it going to change the identity of future?
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  • Creativity and innovation in creating the virtual world.
  • Anticipating Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality.
  • Robotics and artificial intelligence in times of crisis.

  • Dr. Abdullah AlGhamdi Chairman of Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA)
  • Nadhmi A. Al-Nasr CEO of NEOM project
  • Anthony Salcito VP Worldwide Education & Public Sector, Microsoft
  • Hong-Eng KOH Global Chief Government Industry Scientist
    Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
  • Maya Ajmera President and CEO, Society for Science & the Public Publisher, Science News
  • Moderator
    Familusi A. Babajide Executive Director, Africa at Under 40 CEOs
  • (GMT+3) 7:05 pm – 7:50 pm

"Mawhiba,.. where you belong"

  • Mawhiba students Success Stories
For feedback

  • Aljazzy Alahmadi
    Mawhiba Alumni MIT Undergraduate student
  • Hisham Al-Falih
    Mawhiba Alumni Co-Founder & CEO at Lean Technologies
  • Ghanimah Abuhaimed
    Mawhiba Alumni Masters in Mechanical Engineering - (KAUST)
  • Moath Abuaysha
    Mawhiba Alumni CEO at Voxel+ For Innovative Medical Solutions
  • Satam Alqadadi
    Mawhiba Alumni Senior Policy Analyst at Saudi G20 Sherpa Office
  • Zvezdin Besarabov
    Mawhiba Alumni Computer Science at University College London

Day 1 Closing

  • (GMT+3) 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Keynote Speaker - Neil Tyson

Finding and Nurturing Genius
For feedback
  • (GMT+3) 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm

Session (3)

  • The Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
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  • The future of innovation to face global challenges.
  • Fostering passion and curiosity to build innovative and entrepreneurial thinking.
  • Pioneering models in empowering creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.

  • Jonas Kjellberg Co-Creators of Skype
  • Adam Cheyer A co-founder of Siri Inc and Co-Founder and VP Engineering at Viv Labs
  • Esther Wojcicki Vice Chair of Creative Commons and founder and CEO of the Global Moonshots in Education
  • Andreas Weigend Former Chief Scientist of Amazon.com
  • Moderator
    Familusi A. Babajide Executive Director, Africa at Under 40 CEOs
  • (GMT+3) 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm

Keynote Speaker - Gerd Leonhard

How to nurture a Future Mindset based on Human Creativity, Imagination and Intuition
For feedback
  • (GMT+3) 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

Session (4)

  • Global Visions … How do they shape the future of humanity?
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  • Future trends in building a creative generation.
  • Global practices and policies that support giftedness and creativity.
  • Empowering talent to lead change.

  • Sally Krisel Past President, NAGC Board of Directors
  • Lianne Hoogeveen President, European Council for High Ability
  • Noriah Mohd Ishak Former President of Pusat PERMATA pintar – UKM
  • Moderator
    Mark Oleksak Mawhiba Science Research Consultant

Recommendation and Conclusion – Dr. Amal Al-Hazzaa, Secretary General Assistant - Conference General Supervisor

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