Event List

Women Leaders in Science, Technology, and Engineering
10/23/2017

The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) in collaboration with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the U.S. Department of State (DOS), will host the International Conference on Women Leaders in Science, Technology and Engineering. Show More

KFAS Innovation Challenge Application Deadline
10/22/2017

The KFAS Innovation Challenge 2018 has been developed in collaboration with the prestigious University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Anderson School of Management, specifically for Kuwait’s private sector companies. Show More

THE KUWAIT PROGRAM FOR CONTEMPORARY ARAB CULTURE – UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
10/11/2017

The pilot program with the University of California, Berkeley is funded by KFAS on behalf of Kuwait University to execute scholarly exchange programs, enable shared research on cultural and urban development, and create opportunities for Kuwaiti professionals to pursue advanced post-professional engagement. Show More

OXFORD INSTITUTE FOR ENERGY STUDIES (OIES)
10/11/2017

An agreement has been signed between KFAS and OIES to devote in-depth research by OIES staff and associate network of researchers in Kuwait, to make the program’s research findings accessible to as wide a public as possible, to offer capacity-building opportunities in cooperation between OIES and Kuwaiti institutions, in research and the final workshop, as well as via opportunities for visiting fellowships for Kuwaiti academics, and internship opportunities for Kuwaiti students. Show More

Contracted Training for Private Sector
10/11/2017

KFAS provides funding for local training of employees of contributing companies as well as for unions Show More

KUWAIT PROGRAM AT HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL
10/11/2017

The Kuwait Program at Harvard Kennedy School is a strategic partnership between KFAS and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (HKS). Administered by the Middle East Initiative, the program serves the leaders and decision-makers of various institutions in Kuwait, the GCC, and the wider Arab world through unique opportunities for cooperation on advanced research, teaching, training and outreach on critical issues of importance to Kuwait and the region. Show More

Decision-Making Strategies under Risk and Uncertainty Workshop
10/11/2017

A Harvard Executive Training program aimed developing the innovative capacity of the private sector. Show More

THE WORLD ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (TWAS) FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
10/11/2017

An agreement was signed between KFAS and TWAS to contribute to the Academy’s Endowment Fund as well as offer a yearly contribution for the Academy to support human scientific capacity building in the Arab Region with special focus on young scientists and communicate the importance of science for the developing world through publication and dissemination. Show More

THE KUWAIT PROGRAM AT THE LONDON SCHOOL of ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE (LSE)
10/11/2017

The Kuwait Program is a strategic partnership between KFAS and the LSE. The Programme is based in the LSE Middle East Centre and funds systematic and practical enquiry into fundamental questions in the social sciences of relevance to Kuwait. Show More

Other Executive Education International Programs
10/11/2017

Register your company to nominate your employees to attend executive education programs in leading institutes worldwide. In an effort to enable the innovative capacity of the private sector, executive education fellowships are offered to Kuwaiti decision makers in the private sector for them to better understand, manage and implement Kuwait’s future business policies and infrastructure. Show More

KUWAIT PROGRAM AT SCIENCES PO
10/11/2017

The Kuwait Program at Sciences Po (KSP) is an agreement between KFAS and the Fondation Nationale Des Sciences Politiques (Sciences Po), in France. KSP is a partnership program involving strong collaboration between faculty, students, policy makers, and leaders of Kuwait and Sciences Po. Show More

KFAS Innovation Challenge
10/11/2017

This activity is designed for senior top and middle management -down to department manager level-and future leaders in private sector companies defined as per the KFAS approved strategy to help their organizations increase management capacity within science, technology and innovation. Show More

Open Enrollment Programs
10/11/2017

The program, intorduced in 2014, constitutes several workshops that aim to encourage the Kuwaiti private sector to embrace innovation. In the first year of the program, more than 100 employees attended the workshops, representing a wide range of industries from across the private sector. The program emphasizes a hands-on approach to inspiring innovative thinking and creative problem solving Show More

KUWAIT-MIT CENTER FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT (CNRE)
10/11/2017

Established in 2005 and based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A. The Kuwait – MIT Center for Natural Resources and the Environment (CNRE) is a scientific and technical strategic partnership between KFAS and MIT. Show More

Individual Training Grants
10/11/2017

KFAS offers grants to private sector employees who wish to enroll in training programs Show More

THE KUWAIT PROGRAM AT THE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE For THEORETICAL PHYSICS (ICTP)
10/11/2017

The Program's goals include fostering the growth of advanced studies and research in physics and mathematics, especially among researchers from developing countries; providing an international forum for the exchange of information and ideas among scientists from the North and South; and maintaining excellent research facilities for visitors, associates and fellows, principally from developing countries, who participate in the Centre's research and training activities. Show More

Better and Faster
10/9/2017

Join us for a talk with Jeremy Gutsche, an award-winning innovation expert and author of two bestselling books on disruptive innovation and fully realizing your potential. Show More

University of California Berkeley Research Publication Workshop
10/8/2017

A two-day workshop on “Research Publication” in partnership with the University of California Berkeley (UCB), where senior faculty members of UCB will share their expertise on refereed journals. Show More