Global Knowledge Society Forum

When, local time: 
Monday, 9 December 2013 - 9:00am to Tuesday, 10 December 2013 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Contact: 
a.caine@unesco.org

The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), is holding the first International Knowledge Society Forum in Saudi Arabia on the theme “Building Knowledge Societies for Sustainable Human Development.”
The goal of this forum is to catalyze the development of a knowledge ecosystem. This two-day event will be offered in both Arabic and English and will engage international, Arab and Saudi leaders and decision makers from government, academia, and industry, who will discuss current developments in the creation, acquisition, and dissemination of knowledge.