Ajman University of Science and Technology issued the following announcement on May 2.
The Future Foresight Forum at Ajman University organizes its first symposium titled “Society and Future forms of Agency”. The main speakers were Ms. Mona al Zaabi, Assistant Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Social Development and Ms. Fareda Abdullah Assistant Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization along with insightful speeches by other dignitaries.
The presentations and discussions that ensued focused on the employment visions of the two national institutions and possible means to adapt the existing human resources into the forthcoming job markets. Issues of investment in knowledge and recruitment of appropriate qualifications that correspond and to the sustainable development of the economy, were discussed thoroughly in a lively exchange between the two speakers and the university community through a panel.
The forum provided an ideal opportunity for a productive discussion between individuals directly involved in decision making and an audience of academics and future employees in accordance to the government’s visions of setting the task of foreseeing the future conditions as a matter of national priority. Along with setting out clear and practical plans and strategies to implement those visions. The ultimate aim as expressed by the speakers and several members of the Future Foresight Forum is to encourage innovative solutions for turning upcoming challenges into opportunities and the streamlining of the investment human resources.
Also present at the forum were faculty staff and students of the AU community.
Original source: https://www.ajman.ac.ae/en/news/2018/future-foresight-forum-at-au.html