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

Design-based Smart Learning

  • Responsive Design
  • Innovative Learning Design
  • Learning Analytics
  • Pedagogical Analytics
  • Micro-Learning Credentials
  • Smart and Personalized Learning Designs

Re-shaping the Future of Smart Learning

  • Networking and Cloud-based Learning
  • Augmented Reality
  • Ambient Learning
  • Sensory Emotive Learning Spaces
  • Gesture-based Smart Learning
  • Future Schools

Corporate Learning

  • Emergent Digital Knowledge Ecologies of Work
  • Smart Learning Organizational Behavior
  • Digital Ecosystems of Learning
  • Ownership of Learning
  • Smart Learning Design to Enhance Corporate Leadership
  • Global Identity and Portable Education
  • Hybrid Social Learning Networks for Corporate Learning

Innovative Higher Education

  • Societal and Cultural Aspects of Future Innovative Learning in Higher Education
  • Disruptive Open Education (Changing Pedagogies for Open Education)
  • Innovative and Sustainable Quality of Higher Education
  • Universities as Agile Learning Organizations
  • Virtual Universities 2030
  • Re-designing Institutional Business Models

Emergent Issues in Smart Learning

  • Leadership Role: Future Disruptions
  • Cybernetics: Closing the Learning Gap for Displaced Leaners
  • Smart Learning Solutions for Special Needs Learners
  • Digital Empowerment and Learner centricity
  • Collective Online Assessment
  • Evaluation of Smart Learning Paradigms

Technical Reviewer Committee Members

Name Organization Country
Prof. Abtar Darshan Singh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University

UAE

Dr. Khadeegha Alzouebi Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University

UAE

Prof. Hamdy Abdelaziz Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University

UAE

Dr Gretchen Lowerison Coreidea Innovation Inc.

Canada

Dr. Wanjira Kinuthia HBMSU Associates

USA

Dr. Suad Al-furaih Kuwait University

Kuwait

Dr. Enas Abulibdeh Al-Ain University of Science and Technology, UAE

UAE

Dr. Khalid AlShahrani AlDamam University, KSA

KSA

Dr. Gihan Osman American University in Cairo , Egypt

Egypt

Dr. Semiyu Aderibigbe Athabasca University, CAN

Canada

Prof. Michael Graham Moore American Journal of Distance Education, USA

USA

Prof. Alan Bruce Universal Learning Systems

Belgium

Prof. Katsuaki Suzuki Instructional Systems Program at Kumamoto University

Japan

Dr. Ali Zolit University of Bahrain, Bahrain, BH

Bahrain

Prof. Ahmed A. Tolba Elmansoura University, Egypt

Egypt

Dr. Eshaa Alkhalifa University of Bahrain, Bahrain, BH

Bahrain

Prof. Muain Aljamlan University of Bahrain, BH

Bahrain

Dr. Karima Matar Almazroui ADEC

UAE

Dr. Mariam Ali Alghawi Hamdan Award

UAE

Prof. Shelley Kinash Director, Advancement of Learning & Teaching, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Australia

Dr. Louise Goold Monash University

Australia