Allam shares his thoughts on past, present and future research into sustainable entrepreneurship during an interview by Emerald Publishing Group for the World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development
“Global Progress towards Open Access and Open Data and the UK’s role”, Westminster Higher Education Forum entitled Next steps for Open Access and Open Data research policy 22nd November 2016 The conference discuss remaining challenges identified in the latest report from the Government’s UK Open Access Co-ordination Group – including how to apply Open Access to monographs, the management of repositories and their future role, and the level of Article Processing Charges, as well as the future of the academic publishing market more widely. Also examine the legal, ethical and logistical implications of delivering an ‘Open Data’ framework for publicly more >>
Thursday, 17 November 2016 from 09:30 to 14:00 (BST) Dockland Campus , University of East London, London, United Kingdom Hosts World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) Royal Docks School of Business and Law UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY) London Centre of International Law Practice (LCILP) Emerald Group Publishing Target audience Entrepreneurs, academic, research, youth, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, and other stakeholders. Focus Social Entrepreneurship In celebration of the Entrepreneurship week (14th – 20th Nov 2016); the World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) with its flagship journal World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development (WJEMSD) organizing a more >>
(2016 Marseille, France) “Digital technologies at the service of economic development in the Mediterranean”, World Bank With a large youth representation and youth unemployment ratio, the MENA Region faces a potential crisis unless new sources of growth in promising economic sectors such as ICT are identified and exploited. In many MENA countries, the education sector should be reformed to include specific qualifications and specialisations in the ICT sector. The private sector can play a larger role in helping governments and academia focus investments on high-priority and high demand skills, thus young students are ready for employment the moment they graduate. more >>
(2016 Riyadh, KSA) “Transforming municipalities through project information and performance management”, Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs Panel discussion on “Transforming municipalities through project information and performance management”, MUNICIPALITY EXCELLENCE AND EXPANSION SUMMIT, October 5th – 6th 2016, Burj Rafal Kempinski Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Project Manager and Founding Knowledge Manager Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA), Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (2009-2011) As a project manager, I led the Knowledge Management Project – first of its kind in UAE and the Middle East – ‘Musharaka – Excellence through Knowledge’ and managed successfully to ensure the performance/progress of the project is above the target in the first quarter of 2011 (see graph below). Moreover the project was rated Excellent by the Abu Dhabi Award for Excellence in Government Performance and thoroughly reviewed by Abu Dhabi Award for Excellence Office and presented before the General more >>
Advisor and Distinguished Reference Member, African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) (2012-2015) Provides intellectual guidance and critical insights to the process, as well as challenge the ACBF ACIR team to develop its thinking and ensure that the AFRICA CAPACITY INDICATORS REPORT (ACIR) achieves its objective of delivering a critical, evidence-based report. Review and provide technical input into the: a) methodology for delivering the ACIR; b) data capturing instruments; c) commissioned background papers; d) ACIR Indices; e) Validation workshop; and, f) final Report.
1998 Book Prize for Best MBA/MSc Dissertation, Royal Agricultural University, UK The Royal Agricultural University is the first agricultural college in the English speaking world, The Patron is HM The Queen and the President His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.
Listed in the “The Top 300” lists the “most used” articles, published in Inderscience journals. These are the articles that have been downloaded the most number of times from our site www.inderscience.com from May 2004 to December 2005.
Meeting with Professor Thomas C. Schelling, 2006 Noble Prize Laureate in Economics, University of Maryland, USA during the Third International Conference of the World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD), United Arab Emirates University, November 2005 in Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates.
Meeting with H. E. John Chrysostom A. Nsambu, Minister for ICT, Uganda; Prof. Abdulla Y. Al-Hawaj, President, Ahlia University, Bahrain and Prof. Amer Al-Roubaie, Dean College of Business & Finance, Ahlia University, Bahrain during the World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) 7th International Conference, Ahlia University, 9th – 11th November 2009, Manama – Kingdom of Bahrain. The theme of the conference is the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development.
Meeting H. E. Stephenson King, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of St. Lucia during the 8th International Conference of World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD), 22-24 November 2010. The conference theme is Towards Epistemic Sovereignty: (Re)-thinking Development in a Changing Global Political Economy.
Meeting H. E. Edward Ssekandi, Vice President, Uganda during the 3rd Ugandan UK Trade and Investment Forum, Ugandan UK Convention, London -UK, 14th September 2013
(Interview with Kuwaiti Al Rai TV) Prof. Allam Ahmed, the Founding President of WASD, has participated in the Kuwaiti government’s 2016 national conference about knowledge economy entitled “Contemporary Roles of Governments in the Knowledge Economy Era”, which took place between the 1st and 2nd of February 2016 in Kuwait. In addition to WASD, other international organisations that participated in the conference were the World Bank and UNDP. The conference was structured in three main sessions, each of them followed by discussions: Session I: Government’s roles in underpinning and promotion of the knowledge economy environment. Session II: Driving towards effective development plan based more >>
(2012 Hamilton, Canada) “Knowledge Management and Mobilization”, United Nations K* Star Conference United Nations University Conference, entited “Knowledge Management and Mobilization”, United Nations University, 25-27 April 2012, Hamilton, Ontario – Canada More details about K* conference
(2011 Abu Dhabi, UAE) “Managing Knowledge and Innovation in the 21st Century and the Roadmap to Sustainability in the Arab Countries”, Emirate of Abu Dhabi Knowledge Management Conference entitled “Managing Knowledge and Innovation in the 21st Century and the Roadmap to Sustainability in the Arab Countries”, Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA), Government of Abu Dhabi, 23 October 2011, Abu Dhabi – UAE The presentation explores the Government of Abu Dhabi major Knowledge Management Project – first of its kind in the Middle East – “Musharaka – Excellence through Knowledge”. Musharaka is the first complete KM Framework to be launched in UAE and the Arab more >>