​​​​​​​Participants – Presenters, Chairs and Rapporteurs

Ms. Elina Adams, Research Assistant, CNA-Q, Qatar

Mr. Mansoor Ajraan Al Bouainin, Director, Municipality of Al Wakra.

Dr. Muna Salim Al Jardaniyah, Ph.D., Undersecretary of the Ministry of Manpower for Technological Education and Vocational Training, Sultante of Oman

Dr. Azzah Ahmed Said Al-Maskari, Ph.D., Dean of the Ibra College of Technology, Sultante of Oman

Ms. Hana Al-Shahrouri, Research Assistant, CNA-Q, Qatar

Dr. Hamda Al-Sulaiti, Ph. D., Secretary General, Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science (QNCECS), Qatar

Dr. Alex Amato, Ph.D., Head of Sustainability, Qatar Green Building Council, Qatar

Ms. Kenneth Barrientos,  Programme Officer UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre, UNESCO-UNEVOC Bonn, Germany

Dr. Eunsang Cho, Ph.D, TVET Programme Specialist, UNESCO, Thailand

Dott. Giovanni Crisona, Chief Executive, Centro Studi Cultura, Italy

Ms. Maricel Fernandez, Education Programme Assistant, UNESCO Doha, Qatar

Professor John Fien, Ph.D., Professor of Practice, School of Architecture and Urban Design, RMIT University, Australia

Mr. Patrick Flanagan, Consultant, UNESCO-UNEVOC Doha, Qatar

Professor Chris Forlin, Ph.D., International Consultant, University of Western Australia, Australia

Mr. David Fullerton, Chair of the Office of Applied Research and Innovation, CNA-Q, Qatar

Professor Maurice Galton, Ph.D., Associate Director of Research, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Ms. Samah Gamar, Vice-President Academic, CNA-Q, Qatar

Dr. Faryal Khan, Ed.D, Programme Specialist for Education, UNESCO Doha, Qatar

Professor Stephen Lamb, Ph.D., Research Chair in Education; Director of the Centre for International Research on Education Systems, Victorian University, Australia

Professor Jon Lauglo, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Sociology of Education, University of Oslo, Norway

Professor Rupert Maclean, Ph.D, QAPCO Professional Chair in Vocational Studies, UNESCO Chair on TVET and Sustainable Development, CNA-Q, Qatar

Dr. Ken MacLeod, Ph.D, President, CNA-Q, Qatar

Dr. Shyamal Majumdar, Ph.D, Head of UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre. UNESCO-UNEVOC Bonn, Germany

Professor Santosh Mehrotra, Ph.D, Professor of Economics, Centre for Informal Sector and Labour Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Engineer Abdulla Naji, Chief Human Captial Officer & Information Systems Officer, Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO), Qatar

Dr. Anna Paolini, Ph.D., Director, UNESCO Doha Office

Dr. Margarita Pavlova, Ph.D, Director, UNESCO Centre (Hong Kong); Associate Professor, Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning, The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Professor Thomas Schröder, Ph.D, Chair of International Cooperation in Education and TVET Systems; Director of Institute of General and Vocational Education, Technical University of Dortmund, Germany

Dr. Cynthia Skelhorn, Ph.D., Research Specialist, Qatar Green Building Council, Qatar

Mr. Skipp Symes, Project Management Specialist, CNA-Q, Qatar

Mr. John Barrett Trew, Global Head of Skills & Opportunities for Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship, Plan International, Thailand

Professor Tapio Varis, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus of Professional Education; UNESCO Chair in Global E-Learning, University of Tampere, Finland

Ms. Karina Veal, International Expert on TVET,Manila, Philippines

Mr. Robin Walters, Associate Dean of Industrial Trades, CNA-Q, Qatar

Dr. Leone Wheeler, Ed.D. UNESCO-UNEVOC Qatar Research Fellow, CNA-Q, Qatar

Mr. Ian Wilkinson, Policies Analysis Consultant, Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Qatar