On Sunday, 24 March 2019, H.E. Dr. Ali bin Saud Al Bimani, the Vice Chancellor of Sultan Qaboos University, received in his office, Ms. Claire Urie, Head of the Government & International Relations at Brains Innovation Summits Ltd, the organizers of Brains Innovation Summits. Working as AfricanBrains & ArabBrains, Brains Innovation Summits is dedicated to promoting and generating investment into education, ICTs, science and research in Africa and the Middle East.
Ms. Claire Urie’s visit to SQU was to officially invite the participation of SQU in the MENA Innovation 2019 that will take place in Muscat in September this year under the official patronage of the Oman’s Minister of Higher Education. The full weight of the Omani Government is behind the organization of the forum that will also include ministerial participation from the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Transport & Communications and multiple government stakeholders. This high-level meetings based forum will bring together ministers, senior government officials, universities and civil society stakeholders from across the Middle East & North Africa to engage with leading industry operators and solution providers.
Brains Innovation Summits, have established the most successful meetings-based format between industry and government decision-makers across the Middle East and Africa. This official ministerial forum represents the perfect opportunity to do face-to-face business, at the most senior level, by booking pre-scheduled meetings, whilst enjoying a wealth of content dedicated to education, ICT and innovation.