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Climate change affects ALL – view from experts, academics and university students

Wednesday 20 October 2021
12:00 – 15:00

Time: 12:00pm – 3:00pm UK time

Host: Ahlia University

Agenda:

Time   Activity 
12:00pm  Welcome to Climate Change affects ALL – views from experts, academics and university students

Ms. Jo Dobson

Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Coventry University

Prof. Abdulla Al Hawaj

Founding President and Chairman of Board of Trustees, Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain.

Prof. Mansoor Alaali

President, Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain.

12:10pm Keynote Speaker

Dr Tasnim Atatrah

WHO Representative, Bahrain Office

12:25pm Keynote Speaker

Dr Simon Mair

Lecturer in Circular Economy and Data Analytics, University of Bradford

12:40pm  Q&A Session with keynote speakers
12:50pm Film: Climate Action

Made especially for WTUC 2021, Ahlia University will present a special film illustrating the impact of climate change on our world

1:00pm  Welcome Note

Ms. Jo Dobson

Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Coventry University

1:05pm  Impact of climate change on human sustainability in the MENA region

Professor Amer Al Roubate

College of Business and Finance, Ahlia University

1:10pm  Crowdsourced Technology as a Collaborative Tool for Environmental Enforcement

Major Mohamed AlQassim

Head of Administration Division at the Bahrain Coast Guard

1:15pm  Climate Change Impact on Agriculture

Professor Preethi V.

Professor and HOD, Civil at Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science

1:20pm  The Climate Crisis and Net Zero

Mrs Anna Clark, Sustainability Strategy Coordinator at Heriot-Watt University

1:25pm  Smart Sustainable Cities as a response to the challenges of Climate Change

Dr Fay Al Khalifa, Director of e-Learning Center at University of Bahrain 

1:30pm  Panel Discussion
1:50pm  Q&A Session with Panellists
2:00pm  Introduction to Student Debate
2:05pm  Student Debate

Could Corporate Social Responsibility be the way forward to reduce Carbon Emissions by 2030?

Ahlia Team 

Kawthar A Nabi Naser  

Ayman Alkhuzaei  

Areej Salah Abdulrahman  

Noor Alfardan  

Ahmed Saleh Hussain  

International Team  

Supritha Pulla    

Charls Catahan  

VinithaSasi Desineni 

Lindsay Shantha Rubia K  

Leanne Renz Malamog  

2:45pm  Judging Panel Remarks
2:55pm  Closing Remarks

Ms. Jo Dobson

3:00pm  Event ends

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