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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

Enrichment Office

Artists in Labs

We are proud to introduce the sixth artist to participate in the artists-in-labs KAUST-Swiss Residency Exchange, Nasser Al-Salem. The Jeddah-based artist has worked with researchers of the Complex Materials Group, Department of Materials, ETH Zürich until June 2019. Discover more about Nasser's work and the artists-in-labs program.

TEDxKAUST

The University's second TEDx event took place on Saturday, August 31 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event featured six inspiring speakers, including faculty, staff, students and community members. All the talks will soon be available online. 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. WEP 2020 will take place from January 12-23 under the theme "Personalized Medicine".

Watch the WEP 2019 Keynotes and Lectures

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

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 has a chance to talk about his topic in a more personal way. Watch the interviews with the speakers of WEP 2019

10 Years of Keynotes

Since 2010 we've hosted Nobel laureates, eminent international and in-Kingdom guest speakers, entrepreneurs, academics, and distinguished local and regional leaders and decision-makers. Have a look at our new booklet and learn more about our ten years of keynote speakers at KAUST. 

 

Sponsors

 

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