Summit Committees

The 2nd International Triple Helix Summit 2018 has four main Committees – Steering Committee, Local Scientific Committee, Organizing Committee and International Scientific Committee.

The Steering Committee would provide overall direction of the Summit planning and hosting. The Local Scientific Committee is led by the UAE Triple Helix consortium academics, providing advice on sub-themes; receiving and reviewing abstracts and full papers; and assistance in recruiting speakers for plenary and parallel sessions. The Organizing Committee would be in charge of the daily activities of the conference. The International Scientific Committee would provide advices on the Summit’s sub-themes and supports in arranging keynote Speaker and special sessions (plenary, parallel sessions) in the Summit


Steering Committee

  • Professor Abdullah Alshamsi, Vice Chancellor of the British University in Dubai - Conference Chair
  • Professor Henry Etzkowitz, President of the Triple Helix Association
  • Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, President of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah
  • Dr. Ali Sebaa Al Marri, Executive President of Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government
  • Dr. Eesa Mohammed Bastaki, President of University of Dubai

  • International Scientific Committee

  • Abdelmounaim Lahrech, The British University in Dubai (UAE) - Co-Chair
  • Emanuela Todeva, St Mary’s University (UK)– Co-Chair
  • Prof. Abid Abu-Tair, The British University in Dubai (UAE)
  • Prof. Bassam Abu-Hijleh, The British University in Dubai (UAE)
  • Dr. Gul Ahmed Jokhio, the British University in Dubai
  • Mariza Almeida, University of Rio de Janeiro (BR)
  • Tariq Durrani, Strathclyde University (UK)
  • Riccardo Viale, University of Milano-Bicocca (IT)
  • Juan Bertolin, Foundacio general Univesitat Jaume I (ES)
  • Dimitri Corpakis, Former European Commission official (BE)
  • Tatiana Schofield, Royal College of Arts (UK)
  • Panos Ketikidis, University of Sheffield, SEERC (GR)
  • Liana Kobzeva, Tomsk State University (RU)
  • Dr. Yuzhuo Cai, Tampere University, Finland
  • Prof. Marcelo Gongalves do Amaral, Fluminence Federal University, Brazil
  • Dr. Tatiana Pospelova Lomonosov Moscow State University (RU)
  • Maria Laura Fornaci, Executive Director at Triple Helix Association
  • Prof. Mohammad Awal, American University of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE)
  • Dr. Mashhad Al-Allaf, American University of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE)
  • Dr. Roz Ud din Nassar, American University of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE)
  • Dr. Hurrem Yilmaz, American University of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE)
  • Dr. Mona Elsholkamy, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (UAE)
  • Dr. Mohammad Habibur, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (UAE)
  • Dr. Hameedah Sayani, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (UAE)
  • Dr. Scott Fargher, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (UAE)
  • Dr. Geoffrey Gachino, University of Dubai
  • Dr. Mohamed Osman, University of Dubai
  • Dr. Hussain Al Ahmad, University of Dubai

  • Local Scientific Committee

  • Prof. Abid Abu-Tair, The British University in Dubai (UAE)
  • Prof. Bassam Abu-Hijleh, The British University in Dubai (UAE)
  • Dr. Gul Ahmed Jokhio, the British University in Dubai
  • Prof. Mohammad Awal, American University of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE)
  • Dr. Mashhad Al-Allaf, American University of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE)
  • Dr. Roz Ud din Nassar, American University of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE)
  • Dr. Hurrem Yilmaz, American University of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE)
  • Dr. Mona Elsholkamy, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (UAE)
  • Dr. Mohammad Habibur, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (UAE)
  • Dr. Hameedah Sayani, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (UAE)
  • Dr. Scott Fargher, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (UAE)