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Community Engagement Activities

List of Events

Date

Event Name & Details

Thursday, 18th January 2024

Enhancing Customer Engagement through Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions

Session by Shyam Gopalakrishna, Head of Artificial Intelligence R&D and Executive Director of Transformation Office at Lenovo Group Worldwide. Shyam will discuss how AI can personalize customer experiences and increase engagement. He will speak about balancing human and AI-driven Customer Service tools. Also, Shyam will cover the need for businesses to adapt and innovate in an ever-changing AI landscape.

Wednesday, 24th January 2024

Harnessing Social Sustainability

Session by Associate Professor of Management, Dr. Mahima Mishra on Social Sustainability. Dr. Mahima to cover the significance of social sustainability—an often overlooked facet in comparison to environmental and economic sustainability. The focus will be on cultivating inclusive communities, championing social equity and ensuring the holistic well-being of individuals and groups.

Thursday, 1stFebruary 2024

Alumni Majlis: Building Excellence in Procurement and Supply Chain

Alumni Majlis by ADSM Alumna, Muna Bin Zoubaa who is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Chain. She will provide tips and tools for developing strategies and delivering agile procurement from demand planning, execution and delivery.

Friday, 2ndFebruary 2024

UAE Innovation Month – Greater Bay Area: World’s Innovation Lab – Opportunities for the UAE!

Seminar by Victor Zengyu Huang who is the Executive Director at the Office of Knowledge Transfer at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology at Guangzhou, China. Session to cover the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay (GBA) Area which is a powerhouse region in China. It’s a thriving region where businesses grow rapidly, with an impressive 25 companies from the area listed on the Fortune 500.

Thursday, 8thFebruary 2024

UAE Innovation Month: Innovation in Financial Sector

The training to involve ADSM students in a conversation highlighting cutting-edge financial technologies adopted by the CBUAE. These discussions seek to showcase progress, clarify potential impacts, and foster a comprehensive understanding of how the adoption of such technologies can positively influence the evolution and efficiency of the UAE’s financial sector.

Friday, 9thFebruary 202

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Class at Louvre Abu Dhabi

A special Innovation and Entrepreneurship class to take place at Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum. The aim is to provide ADSM students with an enriching and unique educational experience that combines academic learning with hands-on engagement with cultural artifacts and historical contexts.

Thursday, 15thFebruary 2024

ADSM Campus Meetup

First ADSM Campus Meetup to gather students from different programs. Highlights of the event to include: Laughter Yoga, Health and Internal Medicine Checkups, Networking, Refreshments and Snacks.

Thursday, 22nd February 2024

Academic Support Session: Building Writing Skills

Session by Dr. Constance Van Horne, Associate Professor of Management at ADSM with the aim to enhance students’ academic writing skills. The workshop to cover fundamental writing skills and to provide practical guidance to improve writing effectiveness and efficiency. Session is suitable to both beginners and those looking to refine their skills.

Thursday, 29thFebruary 2024

Healthy Diet during Ramadan

Insightful session on maintaining a healthy diet during the holy month of Ramadan led by Ms. Rola Fakhri, Specialist Dietitian at NMC Royal Hospital. She will provide valuable guidance on nutrition, hydration, and maintaining overall well-being while observing the fasting rituals of Ramadan.

Monday, 11thMarch 2024

Generative AI for industrial application

Insightful session on Generative by Dr. Alexander Boukhanovsky who is Head of a national-level AI research center at ITMO University, Russia. Dr. Alexander to address several approaches of generative AI to industrial problems including tuning of industrial LLMs, design of architectural projects, generation data-driven digital twins of technical systems and assessment of using Generative AI in real industrial projects (urban development, oil and gas).

Wednesday, 24thApril 2024

Sustainable Campus Roadshow

Session by Aisha AlMazroui, Project Manager at Environment Agency Abu Dhabi to talk about the role of youth in shaping a greener, more sustainable world. She will share valuable insights into various opportunities available for young individuals to actively participate in environmental initiatives.

Thursday, 25thApril 2024

SLE Project Showcase for MBA Students (Cohort: Winter 2023)

ADSM’s MBA program aims to develop entrepreneurial leaders by bridging the academic disciplines with real world application. The Signature Learning Experience (SLE) Showcase by MBA students (Cohort: Winter 2023) to show their different ideas.

Thursday, 25thApril 2024

Soft Opening of New Campus

Event to gather students, faculty and alumni for valuable discussions on new campus. Faculty members to discuss the various opportunities available at ADSM to enhance the student learning journey. Engaging discussions to take place during roundtable session where students and alumni share their personal stories highlighting why they chose to study at ADSM and how they've benefited from the programs.

Wednesday, 1stMay 2024

Understanding Autism: Embracing Neurodiversity for Inclusive Communities

Session by Academic Director at Al Karamah School and Training Institute, Jasmine Miller on understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and promoting inclusivity in our communities. Jasmine will highlight the remarkable strengths associated with this neurotype. She will navigate through the societal challenges faced by individuals with autism, tackling issues of stigma and accessibility barriers. She will also provide practical techniques for stress reduction tailored to the needs of those with ASD. Additionally, she'll share insightful strategies for building neuroinclusive environments.

Thursday, 9th May 2024

Human + Generative AI: How Can GenAi Augment Your Teaching

Insightful session by Dr. David Santandreu Calonge, Acting Director (Academic Development) at Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence. Dr. Calonge to explore the transformative potential of Generative AI for both teaching and research practices. He will cover innovative ways to integrate AI tools into the classroom and unlock the power of technology to enhance education.

Saturday, 18th May 2024

Registration Day

ADSM is opening its doors for interested students to explore our offerings and register for our newly launched Bachelor of Science in Management.

Saturday, 18th  May 2024

Fusing Digital Technologies and Management: Preparing Global Leaders for Tomorrow

Session by Karl Magnus Olsson, Co-founder and Chief Product Architect of Careem, and esteemed member of ADSM's Board of Trustees. Karl Magnus to provide insights into the thinking behind ADSM’s newly launched Bachelor of Science in Management program. Additionally, he will highlight the crucial link between technology and effective management skills in today's dynamic industries.

Wednesday, 22ndMay 2024

Academic Support Session: Essential Strategies for Handling Stress

Session by Dr Deepanjana Varshney, Professor of Management at ADSM. In the workshop, she will provide an overview of stress, its causes, and ways to cope with it. Additionally, she will administer a short stress assessment quiz to help participants understand their stress levels better.

Thursday, 23rd May 2024

Blockchain Technology, The Future of Business on the Internet

Experts from the First Academy of Blockchain Council (FABC) to explore the transformative potential of blockchain and its profound implications for businesses worldwide. The session will provide a thorough exploration of blockchain technology, including its core principles and functionalities, as well as a comprehensive overview of the skills required to effectively navigate and thrive in blockchain-enabled businesses.

Monday, 3rd June 2024

World Environment Day: Importance of Developing Green Skills

In celebration of World Environment Day, session by the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi, to introduce youth to Green Jobs, the skills required to work their way into such jobs, and the approach that can be used to transition their existing career paths into greener ones. The session will focus on national and international climate pathways and strategies. It will also explore the future vision of the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi and the opportunities available for youth.

Tuesday, 4th June 2024

ADSM Healthy Living

Healthy Living event to feature a session by Maram ElHam, a Licensed Clinical Dietitian from Slim'n Lite. The event will also include nutritional assessments and food sampling, providing information on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Wednesday, 12th June 2024

Alumni Majlis: Financial Education Empowerment

Alumni Majlis by Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank on financial awareness and empowerment. The session to provide guidance on managing finances, planning, and budgeting expenses. Topics of discussion include saving, debt management, prioritizing expenses, and setting short-term and long-term goals.