Held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU)

  Focus Areas

Innovation, Transformation and Future Studies

  • Embracing Disruptive Innovation and Technology
  • Future Studies
  • Building a Culture of Creative Disruption
  • Attracting and Keeping the Best Talent
  • Dubai Government Initiatives

Recent Developments in Quality Management

  • Quality Management Through the Lens of National Culture
  • Internal and Supply Chain Perspectives to Managing Quality
  • Service Quality
  • Quality and Governance
  • Standards for Virtual Organizations and Virtual Employees
  • Quality Management Technology / Tools
  • Quality Management and Smart Cities

Happiness and Positive Psychology Research

  • Developments in Positive Psychology
  • Developments in Happiness Research
  • Happiness Indicators

U.A.E. Excellence Journey

  • Case Studies of Successful Organizations
  • Winning Quality Awards
  • Talent Development of UAE Nationals

Competing in a Turbulent World

  • Utilizing Social Media Marketing Campaigns
  • Employee Empowerment
  • Robotics and Automation

Technical Reviewer Committee Members

Name Organization Country
Dr. Maitham Al Oraibi

Arab Open University


Prof. Nigel Grigg

Massey University

New Zealand

Prof. Mukesh Srivastava

University of Mary Washington


Dr. Faisal Almadi

King Saud University


Prof. Mohammed Dulaimi

Research and Innovation Advisor to Abu Dhabi Chamber


Dr. Souraj Salah

Juma Al Majid Group


Dr. Noor Al-Ma'aitah

Mu'tah University


Dr. Abbas Mardani

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia


Prof. Ebrahim Soltani

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University


Dr. Ying-Ying Liao

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University


Dr. Ahmed Al-Nakeeb

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University


Dr. Mounir Elkhatib

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University