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This IAFOR event is held in affiliation with some of the world's leading universities and NGOs. As part of a growing educational and research network, these partnerships confirm the integrity and high academic standing of the organization, particularly with regard to our international and intercultural objectives.

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Special Hotel Rates at The Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City

The Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City will be extending special hotel rates to attendees of our Dubai 2016 Conferences.
For reservations February 26-29, 2016 reserve here (external site)

Emirates Airline has proudly been selected as the Official airline for our 2016 Dubai Conferences. Delegates flying on Emirates to Dubai are eligible for a discount on Economy and Business Class fares.

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Presentation Guide

IAFOR Conference Presentation Guide

Whether you are a seasoned professional who has been presenting for many years, or a nervous first-timer, the following tips are intended to act as a simple guide or reminder.

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IICAHDubai2016: Programme

Conference Outline

The final edition of the Official Conference Programme is now available; links are below.
The programme contains access information, session information, and a detailed day-to-day presentation schedule.

Here is a direct link to download the Programme
View on issuu via a web browser – http://issuu.com/iafor/docs/dubai-2016
If you have an android device – there’s an issuu app available – http://bit.ly/1d1yHPu

Abstracts Online
Read abstracts of all papers scheduled to be presented at the conference.

IAFOR Events app
This year, we have released an IAFOR Events app, which lets you read abstracts for the conference sessions in our European Conference Series.
This app includes presentation names, author information and the full abstract.
The IAFOR Events app doesn’t require an internet connection of any kind after it’s been downloaded to your device.
You can download the app from the Apple App store or the Google Play store by searching for “IAFOR Events”.

Download our how to use guide (PDF)


Saturday, February 27, 2016

09:00-09:15: Announcements & Welcome Address (Al Baraha Room)
Kiyoshi Mana, IAFOR Director of Operations
Said M. Faiq, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

09:15-09:50: Featured Presentation (Al Baraha Room)
Aesthetic Re-elaborations in the MENASA Region and Central Asia
Zoltan Somhegyi, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

09:50-10:20: Featured Presentation (Al Baraha Room)
Visual Arts: Conceptualizing Justice
Platon Alexiou, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

10:20-10:50: Coffee Break

10:50-11:25: Featured Presentation (Al Baraha Room)
Cyber Security Awareness: Challenges and Solutions
Fadi Aloul, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

11:25-11:55: Featured Presentation (Al Baraha Room)
A Just Place for Arabic in the Arab Identities of the Global 21st Century
Fatima Badry, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

11:55-12:00: Conference Photograph

12:00-13:00: Lunch Break

13:00-14:30: Parallel Session I

14:30-15:00: Coffee Break

15:00-16:30: Parallel Session II

16:45-17:30: Conference Chair Presentation (Amwaj 1 & II)
Translation as Culture
Said M. Faiq, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates


18:30-20:00: Conference Welcome Reception (Leisure Deck)
Toast the opening of the conference with a cold beer, glass of wine or soft drink – a great opportunity to network and get to know fellow delegates. All registered attendees are welcome.

Sunday, February 28, 2016

09:00-10:30: Parallel Session I

10:30-11:00: Coffee Break

11:00-12:30: Parallel Session II

12:30-13:30: Lunch Break

13:30-14:20: Keynote Presentation (Amwaj 1 & II)
Professionalizing Your English Language Teaching
Christine Coombe, Dubai Men’s College, United Arab Emirates

14:30-16:30: Parallel Session III

16:30-17:00: Coffee Break

17:00-19:00: Parallel Session IV

Monday, February 29, 2016

09:00-10:30: Parallel Session I

10:30-10:45: Coffee Break

10:45-12:45: Parallel Session II

13:00-14:00: Buffet Lunch & Closing Address (Creekside Promenade)
Free buffet lunch (all registered attendees are welcome) followed by conference highlights photography slideshow and closing remarks from Said M. Faiq and Kiyoshi Mana.

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