Join thought leaders, policy makers, researchers and educators to learn, discuss research evidence and share best practices in the field of innovation and robotics in learning.  
This EdTech Forum  will un-tap the existing potential for innovation and robotics in the Lebanese education ecosystem, explore successful curriculum examples and best practices which take place in and after school and come-up with recommendations that may inform policy, leaders and the educational society at large. 
EdTech Forum is an initiative of International Education Association and  Fondation Mouna Bustros. This event is run in Collaboration with Notre Dame University, Louaize

09:00 - 09:30     Registration 

09:30 - 09:45     Opening

09:45 - 10:45     Panel I    Enablers and constraints to innovation and robotics in learning.


Dr. Najib Metni, Chairman, Department of Mechanical  Engineering, NDU


MP Nicolas Sehnaoui

Mr. Fadi Yarak, Director General, MEHE

Dr. Nada Ouaijane, President, CERD

Mr. Mouhamad Rabah, CEO, Beirut Digital District

Dr. Michel Hayek, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, NDU

10:45 - 11:15     Break 

11:15 - 12:15    Panel II: What is possible?                       


Stephane Bazan, Digital Economy Specialist, IEA


Ms. Hilda Khouri, Head of DOPS, MEHE

Dr. Bjoern Hassler, Faculty of Education Cambridge University, UK

Dr. Aziz Barbar, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, AUST

Dr. Pierre El Khoury, Law School Professor ,IP/ICT Specialist  Lawyer, Attorney at Law

Mrs. Eliane Metni, Director, IEA

12:15 - 12:30  Closing with recommendations