Agenda

Saturday, December 7, 2019

 

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Registration and Opening Reception

Moataz Al Alfi Foyer

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Opening Session

 

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Welcome Remarks
Francis J. Ricciardone, AUC President

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Provost Remarks
Ehab Abdel Rahman, AUC Provost

Moataz Al Alfi Hall

Conference Introduction
Maha Guindi, Executive Director, AUC Career Center

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Opening Keynote Address: #ReimagineU – The Future of College Career Education and Talent Development
Farouk Dey, Vice Provost for Integrative Learning and Life Design, Johns Hopkins University

11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions I

 

CVC - Room PO19

Coaching Essentials: Building Coaching Cultures in Organizations
Shahira Rifaat, President, ICF Egypt Chapter
Lara Atallah, PCC, Executive and Leadership Coach / Board Member, ICF Egypt Chapter

CVC - Room PO20

Entrepreneurship – An Alternate Career Path
Ayman Ismail, Associate Professor and Abdul Latif Jameel Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship and Founding Director, AUC Venture Lab, AUC School of Business

CVC - Room PO22

Muenster Employability Program: An Industry-Education Partnership for Global Career Readiness
Andreas Eimer, Director Careers Service, University of Muenster, Germany
Jan Knauer, Project Manager, University of Muenster, Germany

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Lunch

Moataz Al Alfi Hall

1:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions II

 

CVC - Room PO22

Building a Strong Employer Brand - from Analytics and EVP to Activation (Universum)
Abdou Ziat, Employer Branding Advisor MENA, Universum

Moataz Al Alfi Hall

Designing Educational Prototypes for the Future of Work (a design thinking workshop)
Farouk Dey, Vice Provost for Integrative Learning and Life Design, Johns Hopkins University

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Afternoon Break

CVC Foyer

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Concurrent Session III

 

Moataz Al Alfi Hall

Embedding Narrative Methods: Tools, Games, and Technology
Mark Franklin, MEd, PEng, Practice Leader, CareerCycles | Co-Founder, OneLifeTools | Adjunct Professor, University of Toronto (Joining via digital videoconference)
Leidya Boutros, Assistant Director, Career Services and Scholarships Engagement, Career Center, The American University in Cairo

CVC - Room PO22

The Consulting Network Experience: An Approach to Enhancing Student Career Readiness
Maha El Moslemany, Associate Director, Employer Relations, Career Center, The American University in Cairo

5:15 pm - 5:15 pm

End of First Day Sessions

 

Sunday, December 8, 2019

 

8:45 am - 9:15 am

Refreshments

Moataz Al Alfi Foyer

9:15 am - 10:00 am

Plenary Session

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The Era of Diversity and Inclusion
Maisa Galal, VP - Country HR Head, Arab Bank
Nagla Kinawi, Human Resources Director, Vodafone
Nermine Fawzy, Co-Founder and Senior Partner, FosterEdge

10:15 am - 11:30 am

Concurrent Sessions IV

 

CVC - Room PO22

Al Ghurair Young Thinkers Program: A Technology-Based Solution for Career Planning
Nesma Farahat, Education Program Manager, Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education

CVC - Room PO19

Experiential Learning Partnerships: A Win-Win Talent Acquisition Tool
Hossam Soliman, Human Resources Director, L'Oreal Egypt
Soha Hassan, Assistant Director, Experiential Learning, Career Center, The American University in Cairo

CVC - Room PO20

Graduate Training Programs – Discover How to Attract, Select and Develop the Next Generation of Talents!
Heba Bassel, Resourcing & Employer Branding Sr. Manager, Vodafone Egypt
Yasmine Desouky, Talent & Leadership Manager, Vodafone

11:30 am - 11:45 am

Morning Break

CVC Foyer

11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Fireside Chat / Roundtable Discussions

 

Moataz Al Alfi Hall

Fireside Chat - Talent Development and Acquisition in the Future of Work
Farouk Dey, Vice Provost for Integrative Learning and Life Design, Johns Hopkins University
Moderator: Maha Guindi, Executive Director, AUC Career Center

CVC - Room PO22

Roundtable Discussions
Dana Downey, Associate Director, Career Development Center, New York University Abu Dhabi
Nesma Farahat, Education Program Manager, Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education
Caroline Nassar, Senior Career Advisor, Career Center, The American University in Cairo
Yasmine El Hagry, Deputy Executive Director, Wataneya Society

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions V

 

CVC - Room PO20

Treasure Hunt and Talent Sourcing: UCCDs an Untapped Goldmine
Maha Fakhry, Chief of Party, University Centers for Career Development (UCCD), The American University in Cairo

CVC - Room PO22

What Data Can Do For You: Career Center's Guide on What to Measure and Why
Dana Downey, Associate Director, Career Development Center, New York University Abu Dhabi

CVC - Room PO19

Your Corporate Social Responsibility: From Talent Attraction to Retention
Zeinab Hegazy, Strategic Communication & Public Affairs Director, CEMEX

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm

Lunch

Moataz Al Alfi Hall

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions VI

 

CVC - Room PO19

Fundamentals of a Healthy Workplace
Heba ElBazz, Regional Associates Services Manager-Developing Middle East and Africa, Mars Wrigley

CVC - Room PO20

Graduate Study Advising – A Support to Career Progression
Dalia Awad, Director, Career Advising and Campus Engagement, Career Center, The American University in Cairo
Caroline Nassar, Senior Career Advisor, Career Center, The American University in Cairo

CVC - Room PO22

How to Design an Engaging Internship Program
Maged Tadros, Vice President - HR and Administration, Edita Food Industries S.A.E.
Sandy Maher, HR Business Partner Manager, Edita Food Industries S.A.E.

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Afternoon Break

CVC Foyer

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Closing Session

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Closing Session: The Future of Work
James Wilson, Director, People & Organization, PwC Middle East

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Closing Remarks
Ehab Abdel Rahman, AUC Provost

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Group Photo

Moataz Al Alfi Hall

5:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Regional Career Conference Adjourns