Middle East Summit

9–10 December, 2019 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Middle East Summit

9–10 December, 2019 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Middle East Summit

9–10 December 2019 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Join us to gain insight into business education trends in the Middle East, while networking with thought leaders and peers from the region. This new event includes sessions on topics such as entrepreneurship, innovation, research, and collaborating with industry.

Take this opportunity to immerse yourself in an environment of strategic thinking about how your school can continuously improve. AACSB leadership and experienced accreditation liaisons will be available for questions and meetings. Don’t miss this chance to represent your school at this important, interactive event.

Featured Speaker

Abdulla_Al_GurgSession title: The Impact of Globalization on Modern Leadership

Speaker: Abdulla Al Gurg, Group CEO, Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group LLC.

Abdulla Al Gurg is the Group Chief Executive Officer of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, a multidivisional conglomerate with 27 companies. Under his tenure the Group has expanded its footprint in the GCC region; in the Sultanate of Oman, Iraq and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Abdulla has also been instrumental in leading the activation of a Treasury Management System, helping establish the first in-house bank in the GCC region. He is also an active Board member within the Group’s joint ventures, namely Al Gurg Fosroc LLC, Siemens LLC, Al Gurg Smollan, Al Gurg Unilever, Akzo Nobel Decorative Paints LLC and Siemens Healthineers. Abdulla‘s leadership has enabled the Group focus on encouraging a learning environment through a dedicated Learning & Development Centre.


Frank H. Bostyn
Dean, College of Business & Economics, United Arab Emirates University

Who Should Attend

Deans, associate deans, department chairs, and faculty at business schools in the Middle East, as well as professionals from business schools worldwide working or seeking to work with schools in the Middle East region.

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