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Posted On: 28 February 2023 05:13 pm
Updated On: 5 March 2023 03:09 pm

ACS Doha to host 2040 Future Skills Event for students and parents

Vrinda Abilash
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ACS Doha will host the 2040 Future Skills Event on 7 March 2023 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Qatar National Museum. The event, which is a limited event seating of 200 people, will bring together a diverse range of international experts in the fields of education, technology, and business to provide insights on future jobs and essential skills required for success in 2040. There is no entrance fee for the event, but with limited seating, interested parents and students register for the event to secure a spot. This is an excellent opportunity for those who want to prepare for the future and gain valuable knowledge and insights from the event's keynote speakers.

The list of distinguished speakers includes:

1. Robert Harrison, Director of Education and Integrated Technology

2. Pam Mundy, Consultant Director of Schools and Education for NEOM

3. David Harkin, CEO of 8billionideas and EduFuturist Award winner

4. Dr. Sanjay Chawla, Research Director at Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU

5. Victoria Humphries, Polar adventurer and Guinness World Record holder

David Harkin, CEO of 8billionideas, who has been ranked 8th in the world by ISC as a positive global disruptor in the education sector and is a 2x TED speaker and author of 'The Ripple Effect,' will provide his insights on how to unlock each child's potential through the right educational choices.

Dr. Sanjay Chawla, who leads the Qatar Center for Artificial Intelligence, will talk about the impact of AI on jobs in Qatar and the future of work. Pam Mundy, Consultant Director of Schools and Education for NEOM, will discuss the role of education in shaping the future of the new giga-city.

Victoria Humphries, a polar adventurer, mountain climber, and businesswoman, will share her unconventional journey and the skills she acquired through her experiences. Omar Othman, a Marketing and Commercial professional with a wealth of experience, will discuss the importance of digital skills in the future of work.

Robert Harrison Director of Education and Integrated Technology at ACS International Schools, said:

This is the first time ACS has hosted an event of this nature. We take the future prospects of our students very seriously. As the world changes we all need to be aware of how education needs to change to equip students adequately for successful future careers. This is about making them ready for the real world.

The ACS Doha 2040 Future Skills Event is an opportunity for parents to learn how to prepare their children well for an uncertain world and develop a deeper understanding of how education can support success and what skills will be needed for future careers. Register now and take advantage of this opportunity to gain valuable knowledge that will benefit each student's future.

For more information or to register for the event, please visit the ACS Doha website.

Source and cover image credit: Press Release