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23 September 2020

تتناول هذه الجلسة طبيعة التحديات التي يواجهها رواد الأعمال في الظروف الاعتيادية وفي الظروف الاستثنائية كظروف جائحة كوفيد19.

14 September 2020

In this live webinar, Prof. Ali Bumajdad, an established professor in chemistry at Kuwait University, specialised in nanomaterial, and former recipient of KFAS Scientific Production Award, will share his experience in writing successful grant proposals.

09 September 2020

ضمن جهود مؤسسة الكويت للتقدم العلمي في نشر المعرفة لمساعدة القطاع الخاص خلال هذه الظروف الاستثنائية التي يمر بها العالم، يسرنا أن نستضيف السيد يوسف المناعي، المؤسس والمدير العام لشركة المناعي للبلاستيك، للحديث عن أثر الجائحة على شركته، والتغييرات التي طرأت عليها، والتحديات التي واجهها لاستمرارية العمل في الشركة.

02 September 2020

This talk will focus on the common myths that people have about online teaching and learning, how various educational modalities can be delivered effectively when students are not able to attend in-person instruction, and how universities can create a climate of innovation to support all educational delivery methods.

30 August 2020

Economic activity has slowed down as the country took an aggressive stance to slow the spread of COVID-19 and this impacted the investment management sector among other sectors. Fiscal and monetary response combined with crisis containment action have made some economic stability, yet liquidity remains scarce and the outlook for earnings is soft.

26 August 2020

يعاني الأطفال من سن الروضة إلى الصف الرابع الابتدائي من تبعات الانقطاع عن التعليم بشكل استثنائي، كما ينتج عن تأخر تعلميهم تبعات اقتصادية واجتماعية بعيدة المدى. ولذا فإنه من الضروري أن تقوم الأسرة بدور التعليم المنزلي بأكبر قدر من الالتزام لتجنب عقبات الانقطاع عن التعليم على هذه الفئة العمرية.

12 August 2020

يطرح مفهوم التعليم الرقمي العديد من التحديات في ظل جائحة كوفيد-19، واضطرار ما يزيد على المليار طالب في العالم -حسب إحصائيات اليونسكو - الانقطاع عن الدراسة منذ خمسة أشهر. ولا يزال الغموض يكتنف مستقبل العملية التعليمية بعد الانقطاع، وما هو أثر الانقطاع على التحصيل العلمي للطلبة، والأثر الاقتصادي على دولهم نتيجة للتأخر الدراسي أو انحدار التحصيل العلمي.

05 August 2020

Join us for an online lecture by renowned health policy expert Prof. Alistair Mcguire of the London School of Economics, in which he will discuss how different healthcare systems weathered the COVID-19 storm including lessons learned for policy making related to the pandemic.

22 July 2020

أثرت الجائحة على كل فرد بصورة ما، وتشير الأبحاث إلى آثار نفسية بعيدة المدى علينا جميعا. يتحدث المتحاورون في هذه الجلسة عن التأثيرات المختلفة، ويتحاورون فيما بينهم ومع الجمهور حول آليات التكيف والحفاظ على السلامة النفسية.

14 July 2020

This one-hour session will explore the role of financial data analysis under uncertainty. We will provide an introduction to the stock market and the drivers of corporate value creation. We will also discuss the rise of non-financial data in capital markets and its relevance for capital market participants.

11 February 2020

There has been a boom in investment in technology designed to improve the efficiency of building design, property development, occupation markets, property data analysis, property investment and finance. This is called “PropTech”.

27 January 2020

Most of us have heard of the term “Win-Win”. However, most people also seem to have a poor understanding of what win-win means and that can be hurting their negotiation ability and their deals.

25 December 2019

This KFAS Inspo lecture is an inspirational talk by Dr. Waddah Al-Refaie, MedStar Health, John S. Dillon Chair in Surgical Oncology, the founding Regional Chief of Surgical Oncology and Surgeon in Chief of the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, will be sharing his stories on leveraging adversity and failure to use them as powerful learning tools to reach success in life and career.

24 November 2019

Join us for a lecture with Frédéric Mion, President of Sciences Po, France's leading university in the social sciences to deliberate a new era of international education.

19 November 2019

The field of behavioral science has revolutionized how we approach decision making , The name of a product, the placement of a checkout button, the boldness of a form’s font, the flow and feel of a back office process – these are miniscule, minor design decisions you make every day and without much deliberation across your businesses. Yet each alone has the power to fundamentally shift what your customers buy, when your employees engage, and where your reputation stands in the eyes of the public.

17 November 2019

Join us as Mr. Jaffar and Mr. Al-Loughani provide insights on their successful journey in e-commerce and discuss the future of the industry.

13 November 2019

Corporate success needs to be redefined beyond service or financial performance: businesses must have a positive impact on the world. Dr Kaplan will discuss, how corporations need to think big and reimagine the ecosystems.

06 November 2019

KFAS is offering a 2-year master’s degree scholarship at Sciences Po.

24 October 2019

Registration for the talk is full and closed. No registration is required for the meet and greet with Sophia the robot on Thursday and Friday.

This event is a two-day event; you get the chance to meet Sophia the Robot and her developer Dr David Hanson who will through our KFAS Links talk about robotics and AI and how it contributes to space voyages and explorations.

23 October 2019

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science (KFAS), have partnered for a project which aims to strengthen the capacity of non-governmental organizations in Kuwait for a sustainable and sound management of the environment and natural resources. The objective of the project is to enhance the capacities of Kuwait’s non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to be effective in advocating and contributing to the national efforts to protect the environment based on science and partnership building, which intend to impact the NGOs capacities to meet the environmental challenges facing Kuwait.

16 October 2019

As part of KFAS Inspo, this talk will focus on local teams work on Space and satellite projects and the efforts currently made to reach the long term goal of starting a Space Program for Kuwait.

This talk will feature Dr. Bassam AlFeeli and Dr. Yaser Abdulraheem, who are both part of a different team working on launching Kuwait's first CubeSat.

15 October 2019

Join us for this talk to learn more about how financing and supporting new innovations is crucial for success in new dynamic business environments.

14 October 2019

This talk will be by Alisee De Tonnac who is the founder of Seedstar World Competition, she will be giving a talk at KFAS about the experiences she has learnt from entrepreneurs all around the world.

14 October 2019

The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS), the UK Department of International Trade (DIT), the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the College of Architecture at Kuwait University are delighted to bring this exclusive event to Kuwait City.

24 September 2019

Join us for a FinTech talk with Prof. Maldonado on how the simultaneous maturity of emerging technologies and new digital players have impacted the banking industry in the past few years through the provision of financial services amidst a constantly changing landscape.

22 September 2019

FinTech is transforming financial services ranging from payments to insurance services.

16 September 2019

Climate Change poses a serious and sustained threat to global development. Oil producing countries in the region face risks from the planned climate change measures that may carry potential impacts to their economic welfare and prosperity. This talk will provide an overview on potential climate change impacts, the adaptations and generating discussions on areas relevant to Kuwait in means of opportunities in Kuwait’s development and economic growth plans.

03 September 2019

The fourth industrial revolution merges the digital, virtual, and physical with essential new trends that can help Kuwait build a sustainable and competent private sector.

18 June 2019

This talk will discuss the MENA Development report focusing on water security in the Middle East and North Africa.

24 April 2019

A key area of opportunity for firms to create and capture value from innovation is considered to be the potential to transform how a business operates, the firm’s business model.

13 April 2019

Building on the success of Space Generation [Kuwait] in March 2018, and the success of the Moon Village workshops organized in Europe in 2017 by the Space Generation Advisory Council, the idea of the Space Generation Moon Village – [Kuwait] has emerged. This workshop aims to spread the idea that the access to space is getting easier, and the moon can provide potential benefits for countries such as Kuwait. The theme of the workshop is “Challenges and Opportunities for Kuwait to Participate on Colonizing the Moon”.

10 April 2019

DigiGirlz, a Microsoft digital skills program, gives middle and high school girls opportunities to learn about careers in technology, connect with Microsoft employees, and participate in hands-on computer and technology workshops.

31 March 2019

A lecture about NASA's "Journey to Mars" from the early rovers to the current rover on Mars, the Curiosity Rover. Landing Curiosity on Mars can teach lessons both about space exploration and other life challenges.

27 March 2019

In this seminar, Professor J Han and his team from MIT in collaboration with Professor Bader Al-Anzi from Kuwait University will share their findings of a multi-pronged investigation to derive novel solutions.

11 March 2019

In this session, Dr. Henshaw will discuss the impact of rapid change and disruption on people and organizations.

06 March 2019

The Nexus final workshop is a one-day event which explores some of the key results from a one-year Kuwait Programme, LSE Middle East Centre research project in collaboration with LSE Grantham Research Institute.

12 February 2019

The talk will explore why change is so difficult in organisations and why the majority of change initiatives fail.

31 January 2019

The event seeks to present the finding of two international collaborative research projects focused on diabetes and healthy nutrition in Kuwait to a local audience of experts and policy-makers.

28 January 2019

The increasing ubiquity and impact of science and technology on our careers, businesses, lives, and societies owes its origins to multiple developments.

10 December 2018

Scientific research in the Arab World: realities, challenges, and perspectives

27 November 2018

Join us for a talk by Prof. Sebastian Fixson and Prof. Tucker Marion on how to leverage the perfect storm of digitalization and collaborative culture.

19 November 2018

The Promise of Artificial Intelligence: Present and Future Symposium
Nov 19 - 21, 2018, Kuwait University, Khaldiya

05 November 2018

Join us for a talk with Ikhlaq Sidhu, a world class expert in “real-life” technology, innovation and leadership.

04 November 2018

Based on the success of the long standing NAS-organized Kavli Frontiers of Science aimed at promoting inter-disciplinary collaboration among young scientists and researchers, NASEM first started the Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering, and Medicine program in 2011.

09 October 2018

The talk is a part of the KFAS speaker series that aims to promote science, technology, and innovation in Kuwait.

01 October 2018

Blockchain technology is an emerging technology and expected to have a major impact in our lives, the societies we live in, and the way we do business.

25 September 2018

The talk is a part of the KFAS speaker series that aims to promote science, technology, and innovation in Kuwait.

24 September 2018

The talk is a part of the KFAS speaker series that aims to promote science, technology, and innovation in Kuwait.

09 May 2018

The talk is a part of the KFAS speaker series that aims to promote science, technology, and innovation in Kuwait.

17 April 2018

It is broadly recognized that the transition towards a sustainable energy system will occur through the massive deployment of strongly distributed generation like wind and solar as well as storage to deal with the intermittent character of these sources.

09 April 2018

The talk is a part of the KFAS speaker series that aims to promote science, technology, and innovation in Kuwait.

03 April 2018

Professor Marsh, a Laureate of the 2015 Al-Sumait Prize for African Development, will talk about his research and experiences of delivering healthcare in Africa.

12 March 2018

Part of the KFAS speaker series that aims to promote science, technology, and innovation in Kuwait, the talk will explore how to think creatively by connecting your intelligence (left brain) with your imagination (right brain).

18 November 2017

The heritage and future of the GCC is entwined with its proximity to the sea. Most of the GCC capitals and major cities are located on maritime trade route. The modern urban development and key oil sector installations are hugging the low coastal line. Furthermore, desalination is the major source of water for the entire region.

23 October 2017

The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) in collaboration with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the U.S. Department of State (DOS), will host the International Conference on Women Leaders in Science, Technology and Engineering (WLSTE+10) in the State of Kuwait on 23-25 October, 2017. The conference will be held under the patronage of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. It will mark the 10th anniversary of WLSTE 2007, presenting us with an opportunity to celebrate accomplished women role models; sharing success stories and strategies to inspire the next generation of women and maximize the potential of a STEM education. It is envisioned that the collective insights emerging from these discussions will motivate sustainable solutions; expand networking platforms and mobilize international mentoring programs for women in STEM.