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The mission of the MEKEI research institute is to use research and education to help transform the countries of the Middle East and North Africa to advanced, knowledge-based societies led by sustainable innovation and social advance.


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Organizing committee

Conference chair

  • Allam Ahmed, University of Sussex, United Kingdom ()

Conference coordinator

  • Dalia Mustafa ()

Track chairs

  • Prof. Njidda M. Gadzama, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria ()
  • Dr. Robert Ziolkowski, Bialystok University of Technology, Poland ()
  • Dr. Ghassan Abu Lebdeh, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates ()
  • Dr. Lesego S. Stone, Okavango Research Institute, Botswana ()
  • Dr. Moren T. Stone, University of Botswana, Botswana ()
  • Dr. Roudaina Al Khani, Platforms for sustainable cities and regions, United Kingdom ()
  • Dr. Mohammed Nurul Alam, Canadian University Dubai, UAE ()
  • Dr. Elham Aljaaly, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia ()
  • Dr. Kobena T. Hanson, Ghana ()
  • Dr. Marwan Al Qur’an, Princess Sumaya University, Jordan ()
  • Dr. Salwa M. Beheiry, American University of Sharjah, UAE ()
  • Dr. Nahlaa Khalifa, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia ()
  • Prof. Barbara Ngwenya, University of Botswana, Botswana ()
  • Dr. Moazzem Hossain, Griffith University, Australia ()
  • Dr. Hanan Mudawi, Environmental, Natural Resources and Desertification Research Institute, Sudan ()