Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Umm Al Quwain, Umm Al Quwain University organizes its Third International Conference “Digital Technology from Rooting to Innovation - Higher Education Institutions and The Future of Arab Labor Market” on December 13&14, 2022
Dr. Galal Hatem, Chancellor of the University, said that the upcoming conference aims to set up the foundations for building and investing digital technology to serve science and humanity for maximum possible benefit in promoting sustainable development programs, activating academic programs in higher education institutions and linking them to modern digital technology in accordance with Advanced methodological controls. It also aims to specify the solid foundations and rules used to distinguish digital technology related to advanced programs, development and innovation and opening channels of knowledge exchange between higher education and Arab labor market to determine qualifications and outcomes built on creativity and innovation. The conference sought to publish specialized scientific articles of the conference themes to expand interest and inspiration new ideas that complement the development and innovation project in order to keep pace with the digital revolution.
Dr. Hatem highlighted the importance of holding the conference at this time after the impressive success achieved by Umm Al Quwain University in organizing the first and second conferences, and the university’s belief in the inevitability of digital technology in improving higher education institutions in light of technological changes and communicative transformations and the impact they have on individual thought and the development of his skills So that these institutions will be able to create an innovative environment for the student before moving to the labor market. This conference will be a gate for future high-level Arab and international conferences to lay the foundations for effective change in the methodologies and quality of the currently adopted academic programs, which are in need of employing Digitization and rehabilitation of its cadres to deal smoothly and professionally with its systems.
His Excellency also touched upon the conference themes, namely communication, media, business administration, legal studies, as well as arts and sciences, praising the unlimited support given by the wise leadership of the UAE in supporting science, knowledge and renaissance in all areas of life.