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Sunday, January 8, 2023
Beyond Art Exhibition hub | The journey of transformation From Sea to Land Art | Ocean Sole  Living Sea Sculpture | Colleen Flanigan Drone VR simulation | Falcon Fiz “Soul to So ... more
Reaching the edge of scientific discovery requires bold individuals and teams that are willing to take risks. However, teaching people to personally take risks is hard because they have been long wire ... more
This program is designed to provide you with a broad introduction to entrepreneurship with a particular emphasis on inspiring you to develop an entrepreneurial mindset. During the course, you will gai ... more
Reaching the edge of scientific discovery requires bold individuals and teams that are willing to take risks. However, teaching people to personally take risks is hard because they have been long wire ... more
Monday, January 9, 2023
Reaching the edge of scientific discovery requires bold individuals and teams that are willing to take risks. However, teaching people to personally take risks is hard because they have been long wire ... more
Hearts in the Ice - Living at the edge of change, how Citizen Science has the power to unite, educate and inspire action around Climate Change.   Hearts in the Ice is a testament to the power ... more
This program is designed to provide you with a broad introduction to entrepreneurship with a particular emphasis on inspiring you to develop an entrepreneurial mindset. During the course, you will gai ... more

Book signing by Hilde Fålun Strøm and Sunniva Sorby.

Workshop| Music Production 101 1/3

Location: Spine Auditorium between Bldg 4 And 5

Ableton Live is an industry standard Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) for Music Production and Live Performance based out of Berlin, Germany. Desert.Dream Audio Visual Agency are proud to be the offici ... more
Stop by the Open Talks held Sunday to Wednesday during the WEP weeks 1 and 2 in the Campus Library. Eight days, eight talks, eight speakers - enjoy the opportunity to hear the WEP speakers in a candid ... more
Academic journals increasingly require researchers to share the data underpinning their publications. Many researchers are still not confident about the basics of data sharing however, and are unsure ... more
Reaching the edge of scientific discovery requires bold individuals and teams that are willing to take risks. However, teaching people to personally take risks is hard because they have been long wire ... more
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Reaching the edge of scientific discovery requires bold individuals and teams that are willing to take risks. However, teaching people to personally take risks is hard because they have been long wire ... more
Next-generation networked systems (e.g., 5G and 6G cellular and satellite networks) are expected to connect billions of Internet of Things (IoT) and mobile platforms. Such systems will support various ... more
This program is designed to provide you with a broad introduction to entrepreneurship with a particular emphasis on inspiring you to develop an entrepreneurial mindset. During the course, you will gai ... more

Workshop| Music Production 101 2/3

Location: Spine Auditorium between Bldg 4 And 5

Ableton Live is an industry standard Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) for Music Production and Live Performance based out of Berlin, Germany. Desert.Dream Audio Visual Agency are proud to be the offici ... more

Open Talk with Simon Peter

Location: Auditorium lobby (building 20)

Stop by the Open Talks held Sunday to Wednesday during the WEP weeks 1 and 2 in the Campus Library. Eight days, eight talks, eight speakers - enjoy the opportunity to hear the WEP speakers in a candid ... more
No two brains are the same - and that's a good thing. The way we each process the world around us has the potential to drive innovation, inclusion, and so much more. An estimated 1 in 7 people are neu ... more
Academic journals increasingly require researchers to share the data underpinning their publications. Many researchers are still not confident about the basics of data sharing however and are unsure a ... more
Reaching the edge of scientific discovery requires bold individuals and teams that are willing to take risks. However, teaching people to personally take risks is hard because they have been long wire ... more
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Reaching the edge of scientific discovery requires bold individuals and teams that are willing to take risks. However, teaching people to personally take risks is hard because they have been long wire ... more
This workshop will be divided into two parts 1. A presentation - Science behind the breath, body-mind connection. How we can break boundaries with these powerful tools 2. Practical workshop on d ... more
This program is designed to provide you with a broad introduction to entrepreneurship with a particular emphasis on inspiring you to develop an entrepreneurial mindset. During the course, you will gai ... more

Workshop| Music Production 101 3/3

Location: Spine Auditorium between Bldg 4 And 5

Ableton Live is an industry standard Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) for Music Production and Live Performance based out of Berlin, Germany. Desert.Dream Audio Visual Agency are proud to be the offici ... more

KAUST Annual Poster Competition

Location: Bldg 12, University Library, Sea View Room

KAUST is excited to present its annual International Poster Competition. Everyone is welcome to attend the exhibit as undergraduate students from around the world present their best research in a pos ... more
Reaching the edge of scientific discovery requires bold individuals and teams that are willing to take risks. However, teaching people to personally take risks is hard because they have been long-wire ... more

Open Talk with Rafic Makki

Location: Auditorium lobby (building 20)

Stop by the Open Talks held Sunday to Wednesday during the WEP weeks 1 and 2 in the Campus Library. Eight days, eight talks, eight speakers - enjoy the opportunity to hear the WEP speakers in a candid ... more

Panel Discussion #1 | EC

Location: Auditorium Building 20

TBC

Academic journals increasingly require researchers to share the data underpinning their publications. Many researchers are still not confident about the basics of data sharing however and are unsure a ... more
Thursday, January 12, 2023

Distinguished Lecture | Finding your Everest

Location: Auditorium Building 20

This program is designed to provide you with a broad introduction to entrepreneurship with a particular emphasis on inspiring you to develop an entrepreneurial mindset. During the course, you will gai ... more
Photoshoot brings all of the benefits of movie-based team building (see Ad Break) but in the world of Stop Motion Animation. This style of movie-making allows for high levels of creativity and helps r ... more
The scale of national and international societal problems can be daunting. One person, or even a small team, are minuscule relative to the number of people who require assistance. There is an area clo ... more

KAUST Annual Poster Competition Award Ceremony

Location: Auditorium Bldg.20

KAUST is excited to present its annual International Poster Competition. Everyone is welcome to attend the exhibit as undergraduate students from around the world present their best research in a pos ... more

Jazz Musical Performance

Friday, January 13, 2023

Trip to the "EDGE"

Location: TBC

The ‘Edge of the World’ is a dramatic line of cliffs in the rocky desert northwest of Riyadh. Named for the extraordinary uninterrupted views to the horizon from its 300-meter-high limesto ... more

Mangrove Planting Activity

Location: TBC

Al-Balad Tour

Location: Jeddah

The heart of Jeddah is Al Balad.  A city protected for 1000 years by a wall built of coral, the centuries-old buildings within are now protected by UNESCO World Heritage status.  Careful res ... more
Saturday, January 14, 2023
Sunday, January 15, 2023
Machine Learning (ML) models are used in a wide range of applications, which affected societies either directly or indirectly in daily life. The Machine learning (ML) field connects computer science a ... more
Beginning with the creation of a speculative world scenario that inspires new imaginaries about our future, interdisciplinary groups will formulate and identify meaningful needs that enhance human liv ... more

Workshop | Security of Power Grid Edge Devices 1/2

Location: Bldg 9, Lecture Hall 2322

The cybersecurity of power grids has received significant attention over the past decades. This is mostly attributed to the increase in cybersecurity and cyber-espionage incidents revolving around cri ... more
KAUST Smart in collaboration with its partners Brightskies and Intel has been pioneering autonomous mobility experiments and solutions with the recent launch of a self-driving car here at KAUST. This ... more
11 am - 12 pm: Movie Screening | Beyond the Raging Sea  Beyond the Raging Sea is an adventure documentary about the world's toughest rowing challenge - an unsupported, 3,000 nautical-m ... more

Workshop | On The Edge

Location: Spine Auditorium between Bldg 4 And 5

Learning to build the necessary skills to push ourselves to the edge and into the unknown requires not only strengthening our mindset, but to also heavily invest in a process of deep internal work aim ... more
Explore the current global social media landscape and learn about the trends coming down the tracks in 2023. This workshop will overview the leading social media platforms and look at how they are use ... more
In the past couple of years, there has been a surge in the popularity of games, both tabletop and digital, as many are staying at home and connecting with their friends and family through the medium o ... more
Monday, January 16, 2023
Machine Learning (ML) models are used in a wide range of applications, which affected societies either directly or indirectly in daily life. The Machine learning (ML) field connects computer science a ... more
Beginning with the creation of a speculative world scenario that inspires new imaginaries about our future, interdisciplinary groups will formulate and identify meaningful needs that enhance human liv ... more

Workshop | Security of Power Grid Edge Devices 2/2

Location: Bldg 9, Lecture Hall 2322

The cybersecurity of power grids has received significant attention over the past decades. This is mostly attributed to the increase in cybersecurity and cyber-espionage incidents revolving around cri ... more
KAUST Smart in collaboration with its partners Brightskies and Intel has been pioneering autonomous mobility experiments and solutions with the recent launch of a self-driving car here at KAUST. This ... more
Most existing learning algorithms can be categorized into supervised, semi-supervised, and unsupervised methods. Most of these approaches rely on defining empirical risks or losses on the prov ... more

Alumni Lecture Series | 5 Speakers

Location: Auditorium Building 20

Over the last century, oil and gas has been a crucial source of energy, that has played a vital role in advancing our economies and improving our way of life. This hydrocarbon fuel is expected to rema ... more
Explore the current global social media landscape and learn about the trends coming down the tracks in 2023. This workshop will overview the leading social media platforms and look at how they are use ... more
In the past couple of years, there has been a surge in the popularity of games, both tabletop and digital, as many are staying at home and connecting with their friends and family through the medium o ... more

Open Talk with Paul Sutter

Location: Auditorium lobby (building 20)

Stop by the Open Talks held Sunday to Wednesday during the WEP weeks 1 and 2 in the Campus Library. Eight days, eight talks, eight speakers - enjoy the opportunity to hear the WEP speakers in a candid ... more
Peer review is an essential component in academic publishing. It not only helps determine what should be published but also helps improve what is published so the research is more useful for the field ... more
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Machine Learning (ML) models are used in a wide range of applications, which affected societies either directly or indirectly in daily life. The Machine learning (ML) field connects computer science a ... more
Beginning with the creation of a speculative world scenario that inspires new imaginaries about our future, interdisciplinary groups will formulate and identify meaningful needs that enhance human liv ... more
In a world fascinated by ‘Artificial Intelligence,’ let us explore aspects of ourselves that are closer to our reality – our Emotional Intelligence (EQ). EQ is the ability to recogni ... more
KAUST Smart in collaboration with its partners Brightskies and Intel has been pioneering autonomous mobility experiments and solutions with the recent launch of a self-driving car here at KAUST. This ... more

Science Fair (TKS & WEP students)

Location: Spine

Showcase your science at KAUST! Every year during WEP, the Science Fair brings technology and science to the KAUST community and local schools. The Science Fair is an excellent opportunity to come an ... more

Live Cooking Show

Location: Pure Restaurant, Island Recreation Center

TBC

Workshop | On The Edge - Breakout Session Group A

Location: Spine Auditorium between Bldg 4 And 5

Learning to build the necessary skills to push ourselves to the edge and into the unknown requires not only strengthening our mindset, but to also heavily invest in a process of deep internal work aim ... more
Over the last century, oil and gas has been a crucial source of energy, that has played a vital role in advancing our economies and improving our way of life. This hydrocarbon fuel is expected to ... more
Round table on how technologies can help create value in food applications, from sustainability to personal nutrition and automation. We hope to join and extend the invite to a number of the local che ... more
In the past couple of years, there has been a surge in the popularity of games, both tabletop and digital, as many are staying at home and connecting with their friends and family through the medium o ... more

CERN Virtual Tour

Location: Virtual

Peer review is an essential component in academic publishing. It not only helps determine what should be published but also helps improve what is published so the research is more useful for the field ... more
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Machine Learning (ML) models are used in a wide range of applications, which affected societies either directly or indirectly in daily life. The Machine learning (ML) field connects computer science a ... more
Beginning with the creation of a speculative world scenario that inspires new imaginaries about our future, interdisciplinary groups will formulate and identify meaningful needs that enhance human liv ... more
KAUST Smart in collaboration with its partners Brightskies and Intel has been pioneering autonomous mobility experiments and solutions with the recent launch of a self-driving car here at KAUST. This ... more
The AIDS Epidemic, can we end it by 2030? It needs your help and awareness
 

Workshop | On The Edge - Breakout Session Group B

Location: Spine Auditorium between Bldg 4 And 5

Learning to build the necessary skills to push ourselves to the edge and into the unknown requires not only strengthening our mindset, but to also heavily invest in a process of deep internal work aim ... more
Construction/Bridges (8-16s) With the help of nodes and rods, the students can put together a truss structure in groups of three. The condition is that the structure must be larger than the students ... more
In the past couple of years, there has been a surge in the popularity of games, both tabletop and digital, as many are staying at home and connecting with their friends and family through the medium o ... more
Construction/Bridges (8-16s) With the help of nodes and rods, the students can put together a truss structure in groups of three. The condition is that the structure must be larger than the students ... more

Open Talk with Sofia Gomez

Location: Auditorium lobby (building 20)

Stop by the Open Talks held Sunday to Wednesday during the WEP weeks 1 and 2 in the Campus Library. Eight days, eight talks, eight speakers - enjoy the opportunity to hear the WEP speakers in a candid ... more

Farmers Market | Day 1

Location: Discovery Square

TBC

Peer review is an essential component in academic publishing. It not only helps determine what should be published but also helps improve what is published so the research is more useful for the field ... more
Thursday, January 19, 2023

TBC

Building a beach animal (Over 16s) Participants work with tubes and put them together according to a kind of DNA code. The connections are made with tie wraps. (Certain parts, such as rings and part ... more
Building a beach animal (Over 16s) Participants work with tubes and put them together according to a kind of DNA code. The connections are made with tie wraps. (Certain parts, such as rings and part ... more

WEP Closing | Final Gala Ceremony

Location: Auditorium Building 20

Farmers Market | Day 2

Location: Discovery Square

TBC

Friday, January 20, 2023