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WEP 2019 KAUST Live Interviews

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WEP 2019 KAUST Live Interviews

WEP 2019 Keynotes

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WEP 2019 Keynotes

Thanks to our Sponsors

Thank you to the sponsors of the 2019 Winter Enrichment Program...

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Thanks to our Sponsors

A Keynote lecture by Jonathan Neale & Lando Norris

The Race Against Time...

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A Keynote lecture by Jonathan Neale & Lando Norris

A Keynote lecture by Paolo Sassone-Corsi

Opening Keynote: Time of Your Life: You Are What You Eat (and When!)...

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A Keynote lecture by Paolo Sassone-Corsi

A Keynote lecture by Michael Young

Live Keynote and Q&A...

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A Keynote lecture by Michael Young

A Keynote lecture by John Ellis

What are we? Where do we come from? Where are we going?...

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A Keynote lecture by John Ellis

A Keynote lecture by Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte

Turning Back the Aging Clock...

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A Keynote lecture by Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte

A Keynote lecture by Giulio Tononi

What is Consciousness? Time, Consciousness and Reality...

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A Keynote lecture by Giulio Tononi

A Keynote lecture by Rachel Sussman

All the Time in World...

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A Keynote lecture by Rachel Sussman

A Keynote lecture by Salim Al-Hassani

Time and the Golden Age of Islam...

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A Keynote lecture by Salim Al-Hassani

A Keynote lecture by Uwaidh K. Al-Harethi

From Knowledge to Value: The Role of Technology and Innovation in Maintaining a Competitive Edge...

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A Keynote lecture by Uwaidh K. Al-Harethi

A Keynote lecture by Dava Sobel

Longitude: A Matter of Time...

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A Keynote lecture by Dava Sobel

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Artists in Labs

This program brings artists and scientists together in an experimental framework and has brought the collaboration between artists and KAUST since 2016. It runs since 2003 by The Institute for Cultural Studies in the Arts (ICS) of Zurich University of the Arts. Learn more about KAUST's upcoming and past collaborations. 

TEDxKAUST

A new TEDxKAUST event will be held in 2019, more information and event dates will be announced soon. The theme of the 2017 TEDxKAUST event, Impact Factor -organized by KAUST students and the Innovation Center- aimed at unleashing the personal touch of KAUST community members as they reflect on their life experiences. Learn more.

What is WEP?

The annual Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) is one of the hallmarks of KAUST. WEP is a two-week program whose primary purpose is to enrich and inspire the University's students and KAUST community members, as well as academic and industrial partners who are all invited to join. The Chair and theme of WEP 2020 will be announced soon.

Watch the WEP 2019 Keynotes and Lectures

The WEP speakers include top leaders in the fields of science, business, education, and culture. You can watch anytime and anywhere the keynote lectures, lunch-time lectures, and panel discussions on our YouTube channel. Watch now the keynotes and talks of WEP 2019 on YouTube

Watch the WEP 2019 KAUST Live Interviews

KAUST Live consists of a 20-minute live interview and a 10 minute Q&A with the audience live-streamed at KAUST's Facebook page and YouTube. The speaker will have a chance to talk about his topic in a more personal way. Watch the interviews with the speakers of WEP 2019

Highlights of WEP 2019

The Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) returned on January 13-24, 2019 under the theme 'TIME'. WEP is KAUST's festival of science and featured 12 days of keynotes, lectures, discussions, master classes, exhibits, and cultural events all relating to the theme of TIME. Enjoy the highlights of #WEP2019

 

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Keynote Lecture Series

Speakers range from Nobel laureates to distinguished local and regional dignitaries who have created a significant impact worldwide through business, science and/or innovation. Read More...

Interactive Activities

Events such as Poster Competitions, Science Fair, Alumni Lecture Series give the opportunity to the students to share their work and discoveries.

Lecture Series

Inspiring in-Kingdom and regional business speakers discuss the trends and opportunities related to business in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.

Cultural Events

We offer signature events like exhibitions, the film festival, the farmers market, workshops and our special musical performances.

 

Catch Up on Past Events

KAUST Live Interviews
WEP 2019 Keynotes & Lectures
Special Events
Highlights of WEP 2019
Chef Bernd Arold – Interview
STEAM – Two-Day Innovation Challenge