Talks Creativity & Innovation

Tanween Talks : 11 October

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11 October 2018
Time: 5:00 PM


Assorted Locations


Suitable for Adult, Youth.

Open your minds to new experiences, and engage with industry professionals and creatives across the science, art and technology fields


Forever Finding

Speaker: Morag Myerscough

05:00 PM | Gallery 2 | English

Morag Myerscough takes you along on her journey of creative discovery. Morag talks about how she is " forever finding" new directions and possibilities in her work. Discover how Morag evokes joy and happiness through her playful use of colors, patterns and language.

The Emerging Force: Creative Women

Facilitator: Gabriela Henault

05:30 PM | Gallery 2 | English

A panel will be exploring some of the key issues faced by women in creative professions:
- Is being a leader the only way to lead?
- What does the voice of an introvert sound like?
- Scaling a business: do I prioritize quality, speed or price?
- Balancing roles of daughter/sister, mother/wife and professional?

Personalizing Tomorrow, Made for you: Personalization and Gatorade Gx

Speaker: Tucker Fort

06:15 PM | Theater | English

From our news feeds and calendars to our beauty products and our fashion, everything in our lives is being personalized. We now have the power to create experiences that respond intelligently to each person’s functional and emotional needs. In this talk, Xavi Cortadellas and Tucker Fort will shed light on their real-world experiences unlocking personalization for Gatorade and the opportunities and pitfalls inherent in tackling these complex design and innovation challenges.


Speaker: Clive Rohald

06:45 PM | Theater | English

A VUCA World: Clive Rohald discusses a world of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity as they pertain to communication in our daily lives.


Creativity is the Skill of the Future 

H.R.H. Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud

Fatmah Al Rashid

Nora Al Dabal

07:10 PM | Theater | English

This panel discusses creative industries, sport and cultural sectors and the importance they play in understanding and participating in personal and social change. 

Oud Perspectives

Speaker: Ahmad Shaiba

08:00 PM | Theater


The Digital Transformation of Health and Medical Education

Speaker: Professor Shafi Ahmed

08:10 PM | Theater | English

A Medical Revolution: Exploration of how Artificial Intelligence, robotics, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are revolutionizing the doctor-patient relationship and redefining the practice of medicine. Understand how new technology will shape how medicine is taught and how affordable and accessible healthcare becomes a reality. 

The Architecture of Water

Speaker: Charlie Paton

08:35 PM | Theater | English

The power of water: a discussion examining how to harness water, an elemental force of nature which acts as the conduit to all life and life systems on Earth. Where would we be without it? And more importantly, what untapped potential have we yet to discover for its uses?