Bridging the Gap between Academic and Vocational Education

  • 30 June 2022
  • 18:00 - 20:00
  • Amity International School Abu Dhabi


Registration is closed

The Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi is pleased to support British Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi's event on "Bridging the Gap between Academic and Vocational Education".

The panel discussion will have representatives of industrial and education sectors to discuss the integrated role of academia in supporting business and industry to grow today and in the future. 


  • Dr. Ghanim Kashwani (Moderator) - BCC AD Education Lead and Vice-chair & Convener of the Education Committee. Senior Manager, Applied Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Higher Colleges of Technology Sharjah
  • Prof. Dr. Sabih Khisaf - Trustee Board Member and Vice President International of Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
  • Dr. Waddah S Ghanem Al Hashmi - Hon Chairman of the Energy Institute, Middle East
  • Michael Wilson – Principal Cranleigh Abu Dhabi
  • Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahim Sabouni - Registered professional engineer of Ontario in Canada; CIOB fellow in UK, ACI fellow and founding president of the ACI Chapter in UAE, ASCE fellow and life member in USA.
  • Dr Roger Griffiths - Business Development Manager - University of Birmingham, Dubai


    • Complimentary for CBC members.

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