In September and October, industry leaders and prominent figures from Qatar’s government and business community will speak at Carnegie Mellon University to begin this year’s Dean’s Lecture Series.

On Tuesday, 18th of September the following people will lead a discussion on Qatar’s National Education Strategy:

  • H.E. Saad bin Ibrahim Al Mahmoud who is the Minister of Education and Higher Education and also the Secretary General of the Supreme Education Council (SEC).
  • Scott Hill, Director of the Office of Program Review and Audit at the SEC.

On 2nd of October, Akbar Al Baker , CEO of Qatar Airways, will speak about the national carrier’s strategy, as the airline has grown in a relatively short period of time.

Coming soon: Carnegie Mellon will host a panel of finance executives from banks in Qatar to discuss the impact of the debt crisis in Europe on banks in the GCC.

The Dean’s Lecture Series and the Dean’s Panel Series are open to the public. To RSVP, visit their website.