DISCONNECT WITH JAMES BLUNT — Virtual Final Gala & Awards — 3:30 – 4:30 PM
Don’t miss our Final Gala as we celebrate the end of WEP 2021. TTo kick-off the event, Distinguished Professor Yves Gnanou and Professor Khaled N. Salama, WEP 2021 chair, will start by acknowledging the efforts of everyone involved in the production of the two-week program.
Without further due, we will announce the #scicomm video competition winners who took the challenge to present their research to a non-specialist audience in a 90 seconds video.
We will host a Q&A session with James Blunt followed by an intimate live performance. This event will be moderated by Prof. Khaled N. Salama, WEP Chair, and co-moderated by Eduardo Regula, TKS music teacher.Associate Professor Peiying Hong, WEP Co-chair, will close the event.
HOW TO ATTEND?
If you already registered on the WEP platform, through the Attendee Hub.
If you didn’t have time to register, the members of the KAUST community can attend live through Campus Mediasite (accessible internally only).
WHAT’S ON THIS MORNING?
KAUST GLOBAL CONNECTIVITY Launch event — 10:00 – 11:00 AM
The launch event of multiple 100Gbps links from KAUST to Singapore and KAUST to Amsterdam celebrates the culmination of many years of work to design, procure and implement highspeed connectivity to the research and education network hubs in Europe and East Asia.
- Jason Roos, CIO KAUST
- Jet de Ranitz, CEO SURF
- Lawrence Wai-Choong Wong, President SingAREN
- Majed Alotaibi, Chief Business & Wholesale Officer, Mobily Business
- Dr. Tony Chan, KAUST President
- H.E Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Investment
COGNITIVE, PHYSICAL, AND SOCIAL CONNECTIVITY —11:15 AM-12:15 PM
Watch live the distinguished lecture Biological Interconnectivity and Engineering Sustainability by Kyle Lauersen, Assistant Professor and principal investigator of the Sustainable & Synthetic Biotechnology group, KAUST.
Introduced by Associate Professor Peiying Hong, Environmental Science and Engineering.
Watch it live on Facebook or YouTube.
EXPAND YOUR HORIZON WITH WEP 2021
If you missed the WEP 2021 events, all the lectures are available on YouTube.
ENRICHMENT FOR ALL!
Join live or catch up on all WEP 2021 events live on the KAUST Facebook or YouTube channels (no registration) or log in to the virtual Attendee Hub if you registered to attend through the WEP platform.