Wednesday, 3 April 2019

AUC TO HOST CENTENNIAL EDITION OF THE ANNUAL RESEARCH AND CREATIVITY CONVENTION



WHAT

The American University in Cairo (AUC) is organizing the Research and Creativity Convention Week (RCC) Centennial Edition.

The opening ceremony keynote speaker is Mohamed Ghoneim, professor of urology and founder of the Ghoneim Urology and Nephrology Center who will be discussing “Research, Impact and People’s Lives” and the closing ceremony guest speaker is Ahmed Elghandour ’16, producer, El Da7ee7, his speech will be followed by along the awards ceremony for the winners who contributed in different fields of the RCC 2019.

The Research and Creativity Convention will also include experts and presenters from academia to discuss their latest findings in various disciplines such as design, economics, management, sustainability education, migration and refugee studies, cinematography, and community psychology.

The event aims to celebrate faculty, graduate and undergraduate research as well as creative achievements in all fields at AUC. The goal of the RCC is to enhance knowledge-sharing, interdisciplinary research collaboration, and projects of community or economic value. It is an event that highlights AUC’s strategic priorities, strengthens research capacity, invigorates campus creativity and explores critical regional and global issues. (For the detailed program, click here https://www.aucegypt.edu/research/convention/program-week)

WHERE AND WHEN

From Saturday, April 6 to Thursday, April 11, 2019

Mohamed Ghoneim’s keynote speech: Sunday, April 7, 2019; 11:30 am – 1:00 pm; Moataz Al Alfi Hall, AUC New Cairo


Ahmed Elghandour’s speech: Thursday, April 11, 2019; 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm; Moataz Al Alfi Hall, AUC New Cairo


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