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[FIKR6] quicky recommendations

2 Dec, '073 Comments

1. Look into improving the registration process. It’s taking unnecessarily long and people are getting rather frustrated. 2. The whole conference is about the intersection of technology and education, yet, we don’t have a free wireless network at the conference area which can not only facilitate its use for filing stories, but also its absence […]

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[FIKR6] Speeches – audio files

2 Dec, '070 Comments

I thought you might want to listen to a couple of speeches I recorded at the session: The first is the opening remarks by His Highness Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, the Bahraini crown prince, on behalf of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa Shaikh Salman’s opening remarks [5.9MB] and the second is a […]

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[FIKR6] Education, The digital Arab

[FIKR6] Education, The digital Arab

2 Dec, '075 Comments

We discussed some very thought provoking questions at the Digital Arab break-out session this morning. The basic questions posed were: To what futures do Arab youth aspire? What do you see at the intersection of the Internet, Arab culture and technology? Will the lag in technology adoption between the teachers and the students restrict the […]

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[FIKR6] Arab Strategies for the Global Era

[FIKR6] Arab Strategies for the Global Era

1 Dec, '0712 Comments

500 intellectuals from over 30 countries have descended on Bahrain to participate in the Arab Thought Foundation’s FIKR conference, the annual think-tank that strives to make a change to the Arab world not by force or arms but those of thought. These gatherings have identified and provoked a lot of thought in what needs to […]

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