Program


07:30 – 08:00

On-the spot registration

08:00 – 08:20

Opening of the exhibition

Prof. Khaled Al-Sultan

H.E. The Rector

08:20 – 08:25

Welcome address

Dean of Research

08:25 – 08:35

Inaugural speech by H.E. The Rector

08:35 – 08:55

Research Portfolio of KFUPM

Dean of Research

08:55 – 09:20

Working with DTV Tenants: the Opportunities and Challenges

Dr. Muhammed A. Hawwa 

09:20 – 10:00

Visit to Exhibition (Coffee & Tea)

Session – I (Chair: Dr. Zain Yamani)

10:00 – 11:00

Keynote Lecture:  University Industry Collaboration: Integrating Teaching, Research, and Reality

Professor Alex Slocum, MIT, USA

11:00 – 11:30

Invited Lecture-1: Successful Development of a Flagship HS-FCC Technology: From R&D to Commercialization

Dr. Halim Hamid Redhwi (KFUPM) & Engr. Al-Ghrami Musaed (Saudi Aramco)

11:30 – 12:00

Invited Lecture-2: Naphtha Catalytic Cracking to Light Olefins (Ethylene and Propylene): A Joint KFUPM-SABIC Project

Dr. Sulaiman Al-Khattaf (KFUPM)  & Dr. Mohammed Al-Hazmi  (SABIC)

12.00 – 12.30

Prayer and Refreshments

Session – II (Chair: Prof. Abdullah Shaikh)

12:30 – 12:50

Invited Lecture-3: Enriching  experience with SHARQ, SABIC

Dr. Amro Qutub

12:50 – 13:10

Invited Lecture-4: Electricity generation and Transmission Plan for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2010-2032

Dr. Ibrahim El-Amin

13:10 – 13:30

Invited Lecture -5: Establishing Saudi Arabia's  private  sector WTO center

Dr. Mohammed A. Ramady  

13:30-13:50

Invited Lecture – 6: The Innovation Ecosystem of KFUPM & The Role of Technology Venture Investments for Supporting Technology Transfer from KFUPM

Dr. Iyad Zaharnah

13:50 – 14:00

Closing remarks

14:00

Lunch

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