UAE Innovation Week 2015 - Events Schedule

26 November - 2015
Think Zayed Symposium and Students Competition Award Ceremony

Thursday 26 November from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Convention Center, Dubai Campus

The Third Think Zayed Emirati Young Women Leadership, a panel discussion on innovation, and MOU signing between ZU and Expo 2020.

My Experience with the Innovative Program under the Sponsorship of Khalifa Fund

26 Nov 13:00 - 26 Nov 14:00

F1.1.027 - Abu Dhabi

A Talk about an Innovative Project funded by Khalifa Fund. The speaker is Alanoud Alkhemiri from Abu Dhabi Polymers Company Limited (Borouge)-CTI/ZU Alumni.

25 November - 2015
National Day Celebrations

Wedensday 25 November from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Abu Dhabi and Dubai Campuses

Different activities that will take place on both campuses to celebrate the National Day. Students will also be showcase some of their projects related to innovation.

Society of Professional Journalist Activities and Middle East Public Relations Association Activities

Wednesday 25 November from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Abu Dhabi Promenade, Abu Dhabi Campus

These informational activities will offer attendants the opportunity to learn more about SPJ and MEPRA.

24 November - 2015
College of Education First Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects Symposium

Tuesday 24 November from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Abu Dhabi Promenade, Abu Dhabi Campus & Atrium, Dubai Campus

The college of Education in collaboration with the Office of Research will host a one day undergraduate research and creative projects symposium at Zayed University. Students will be presenting research findings related to a variety of topics in various formats (poster sessions, presentations, displays, iMovies, etc..) and discuss educational and social implications. The primary aim of this undergraduate research symposium is to allow students to experience research-related activities, provide a platform where they can present and critically discuss their research and creative projects, and also receive feedback that can allow them to improve their research skills. In short, students will discuss research, and this in turn will allow them to become more confident and motivated when it comes to engaging in future research investigations.

1st CSSH Undergraduate Research Forum in Collaboration with Office of Research

Tuesday 24 November from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Gatoof Convention Center, Abu Dhabi Campus

The College of Sustainability Sciences and Humanities in collaboration with the Office of Research will host a one day academic conference for undergraduate research at Zayed University, with the purpose of presenting research theses and senior English projects conducted by student scholars from CSSH. The primary aim for this conference is to provide students a platform where they can University present their research to an audience who may be interested in further exploration of the topics. We hope that the conference will enhance the research ethos among students and motivate them to become research scholars or even pursue a career in research.

Best Practice Model

Tuesday 24 November from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Area outside Accessibility Office - Dubai

ZU Academic unites will present latest innovation ideas, latest trends and technologies and best practices used by universities in thewest in within their respective disciplines.

22 November - 2015
Innovation in Services

Sunday 22 November from  9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Atrium - Dubai

Zayed University has developed and utilizes innovative practices and services to better serve its customers, both internal and external.
The innovation in services day will highlight some of the smart services, new projects, and innovative practices used throughout the university.

ZU Students Innovation Competition Recognition/Honoring Ceremony

Sunday 22 November from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Liwa Arena, Convention Center - Abu Dhabi

Students will compete for 20,000 Dirham award for best innovative project idea. The financial award will be used towards executing the project. All those who participated in this competition will be recognized, and winners will be awarded on Nov 26th during the Think Zayed Ceremony.

CACE Students Take Part in Abu Dhabi Art Fair

Sunday 22 November from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Manarat Al Saadiyat - Abu Dhabi

Globally recognized Art Event and program for Gallery Curators, leading international artists and designers and the creative art Industry. 

23 November - 2015
CACE Students Take Part in Khalifa Award's "Homeland Innovation" Exhibition

From Monday 23 November (8:00 AM) to Tuesday 24 November (3:00 PM)

Al Afaq Model School / Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi

As part of the National Day 44, Martyr's Day and innovation week actitivities, Khalifa Award is organizing an exhibition under the slogan "Homeland Innovation”. Each participant can be involved in up to 4 projects maximum.

CACE Students' Exhibition for AUH Gallery & Hallways

From Monday 23 November (8:00 AM) to Saturday 28 November (5:00 PM) 

gallery/hallways - Abu Dhabi

  • Student and faculty work projection
  • Prototype chair in promenade 
  • Projection of animation in alcove room in promenade 
  • Display of student work from current studios and labs in the teaching hallways
CACE Students' Exhibition in Dubai Tower

From Monday 23 November (8:00 AM) to Saturday 28 November (5:00 PM) 

Tower - Dubai

  • Projection of student and faculty work using the height of the tower and various balconies
  • Ground floor of the tower displays self illuminated art/ design pieces by students and faculty
  • Projection of animation or short films and photographs CACE
  • Display of class ebook
  • Student projects
  • Hallway outside the tower: typography shoe project, chairs and jewellery
CACE Students' Exhibition in Hallways

From Monday 23 November (8:00 AM) to Saturday 28 November (5:00 PM) 

Teaching wings - Dubai

All teaching wings will display various student work from current courses such as :

  • Pattern compositions 
  • lexus award 
  • Infographics
  • Typography work 
  • Ebooks research methods projects on Emirati craft
L’Oreal For Women in Science Awarding Ceremony

Monday 23 November from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Convention Center, Dubai Campus - Dubai

Annual Award Ceremony, L’Oreal-UNSECO Pan Arab Regional Fellowships for Women in Science