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King Khalid University, Media Center

200 participations, mostly from outside the Kingdom

King Khalid University to organize the International Conference of  Media and Rumor in Dhu Al-Qedah

King Khalid University organizes the International Conference on Media and Rumor: societal risks and ways of confrontation, from 19 to 21 Duh Al-Qedah 1435 corresponding to 14-16 September 2014 in Abha City.

The President of the University, the General Supervisor of the conference, Prof. Abdul Rahman Bin Hamad Al-Dawood confirms that the conference comes to prove the belief of the university role in serving the nation and the society. He said, " Due to suffering from community members and institutions of the spread of rumors that may affect particularly the and performance of the executive institutions in community, and even on personal level.

He added," The University believes that it is its duty to examine this phenomenon scientifically and practically, especially with the widespread use of means and social networks that have contributed a lot in spreading rumors in the communities in general and our society, in particular."

Al-Dawood explained that the university has harnessed all its potentials to support and organize this international conference. The university hosted the best researchers and experts from all over the world, in addition to showing the efforts of active Saudi institutions in dealing with the crises of rumors in the community."

He noted that the pillars of the conference reflect the important aspects of the phenomenon of rumor, firstly ways to encounter them through the media and various Internet networks, as well as the role of the ethic institutions in the Saudi society to confront this phenomenon.

In this regard, the Vice-President for Educational and Academic Affairs, the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the conference, Dr. Mohammed Al-Hassoun clarified that the university has paid special attention to the conference when it began early in the formation of specialized committees such as the Organizational Committee, the Scientific, Media and Women Committees and other supportive committees such as the Committee of Public Relations and Registration.

He continued, "These committees operate on a regular basis to complete all the procedures required for the success of the conference, God willing. The Committees will continue working during the summer period to follow all the procedures required to the work of the Conference."

In the same context , the Head of the Department of Information and Communication, the Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Conference, Prof. Ali bin Shuweil Al-Qarni said that the organization of the Department of Information and Communication of this international conference is the real announcement about the position of this new department amon the faculties and departments of media in the Kingdom and the Arab world. He added that the professors and students in the department are working on the success of the conference at the best image.

The Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the conference added that the conference gain widespread reputation locally, regionally and globally, stressing that the Organizing Committee has received, before the end date of delivery of research summaries and scientific papers nearly 200 participations, mostly from outside the KSA, specifically from the United States, Europe, Asia and the Arab world, as well as quantitative participations from inside Kingdom.

It is worth mentioning that the conference devoted a session to the students of Graduate Studies to participate. It reflects the university's keenness to enable Graduate Studies students to get involved in scientific activities. 

Source : 
IT Directorate

King Khalid University concluded the events of the Fifth International Conference of Chemistry, in collaboration with the Saudi Chemical Society. The conference was held under the slogan "Chemistry for a developed society and stable world."

In this regard, the Head of the Department of Chemistry, the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Conference, Dr. Abdullah Al Hanash clarified that the university decided to organize the conference, in cooperation with the Saudi Chemistry Society, as a moral commitment, believing in its active role in activating conference and seminar tourism, particularly in Asir region, a touristic destination which needs to continuously present such important events and which are always sponsored by HRH, Prince Faisal Bin Khalid- may Allah protect him.

The conference was held with several aims in mind, the most prominent being presenting latest in research areas in various fields of chemistry, in addition to stimulating Saudi researchers to exert more effort in achieving the objectives of the National Plan for Science, Technology and Innovation (NSTIP).

The goals of the conference also centered on important issues, such as water, environment, oil and gas, and petrochemical and stimulation, biotechnology, nanotechnology, advanced materials, as well as building chemistry, natural products, medicinal chemistry, technology, modern analytical methods, modern applications of radiological and nuclear chemistry, modeling, computational chemistry, and chemometric chemistry. 

The conference succeeded in establishing global, scientific partnerships with a number of researchers from Saudi Arabia, and the keynote speakers from a number of universities in the world in order to build on scientific research, and scientific work on the themes of the conference to obtain research output which is expected to meet the aspirations of the leadership and the National Plan for Science and Innovation.

It is worth mentioning that the number of participants in the conference reached 429, including 342 Posters and 87 Lectures from 28 countries. The conference included an exhibition of the participating posters, and a number of chemical companies, in addition to the participation of the Asir Photography Club with an introductory presentation about the region, its heritage and most prominent landmarks.

 

Chemistry for developed society, stable world
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King Khalid University, Media Center

King Khalid University obtained six advanced places in the 5th Scientific Conference for students in the Higher Education in the Kingdom.

Uhood Amer Al-Shahrani, a student at King Khalid University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Bisha obtained the Golden Feather in the field of documentary films.

At the same branch, Abdullah Khalid Alfaifi, a student of the Faculty of Pharmacy won the 5th place. The 4th place in the competition of recitation and rhetoric went to Mefreh Bin Ali Al Dawas, a student of the Faculty of Medicine. In the field of engineering research in Graduate Studies Degree, Mona Abdullah Marei Al Dale, a student of College of Science in Abha won the 6th place. Hanan Ahmed Mohammed Albargi from the College of Arts and Sciences, Mahayel Asir obtained the 9th place in the field Engineering Research (stickers).

Jawaher Ahmed Mohammed Al-Amari, a student from the Faculty of Science, Abha achieved the 6th place in the field of Engineering Research. From the same college and field, Khadija Yahya Ahmed Ateef obtained the 3rd place.

In this regard, the Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Mera' Saad Al -Habash clarified that the conference is a reflection of the scientific mobility, research efforts, and the remarkable development that pass by the university. He explained that their ambition is greater than achieving  higher places worth the university and the capacity of its students.

It is worth mentioning that the conference has witnessed this year the largest number of recorded participations. They reached 17024 participations presented by more than 20 thousand students. The students presented their research and creations through the keynote themes of the conference which are Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Health Sciences, Basic Sciences, Engineering , and the Humanities.

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King Khalid University, Media Center

11 experts from 28 countries attended

The 5th International Chemistry Conference ended yesterday at King Khalid University, in cooperation with the Saudi Chemistry Society, under the slogan ”Chemistry for a Developed Society and Stable World”.

The conference was heavily-attended by international personalities, 11 international experts from Britain, Germany, Belgium, and the United States of America, in addition to a number of Arab and Muslim countries.

In this regard, the Head of the Department of Chemistry, the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Conference, Dr. Abdullah Al Hanash clarified that the university decided to organize the conference, in cooperation with the Saudi Chemistry Society, as a moral commitment, believing in its active role in activating conference and seminar tourism, particularly in Asir region, a touristic destination which needs to continuously present such important events and which are always sponsored by HRH, Prince Faisal Bin Khalid- may Allah protect him.

The conference was held with several aims in mind, the most prominent being presenting latest in research areas in various fields of chemistry, in addition to stimulating Saudi researchers to exert more effort in achieving the objectives of the National Plan for Science, Technology and Innovation (NSTIP).

The goals of the conference also centered on important issues, such as water, environment, oil and gas, and petrochemical and stimulation, biotechnology, nanotechnology, advanced materials, as well as building chemistry, natural products, medicinal chemistry, technology, modern analytical methods, modern applications of radiological and nuclear chemistry, modeling, computational chemistry, and chemometric chemistry. 

The conference succeeded in establishing global, scientific partnerships with a number of researchers from Saudi Arabia, and the keynote speakers from a number of universities in the world in order to build on scientific research, and scientific work on the themes of the conference to obtain research output which is expected to meet the aspirations of the leadership and the National Plan for Science and Innovation.

It is worth mentioning that the number of participants in the conference reached 429, including 342 Posters and 87 Lectures from 28 countries. The conference included an exhibition of the participating posters, and a number of chemical companies, in addition to the participation of the Asir Photography Club with an introductory presentation about the region, its heritage and most prominent landmarks.

 

Registration and confirmation instructions for Chemistry Conference for KKU employees

The organizing committee for 5th International Chemistry Conference announced Registration and Confirmation instructions for the 5thChemistry Conference for KKU employees on the conference website.

Registration and confirmation instructions for Chemistry Conference for KKU employees:

-Registering participants on conference website:

(1) Visit registration confirmation office

English

Scientific Program for 5th International Chemistry Conference

The organizing committee for the 5th International Chemistry Conference announced the scientific program for the conference as well as instructions for participants with scientific papers (lecture-poster) on the conference website:

Scientific Program

http://www.5thicc.org/Program

 

Instructions for presenting participants (link)

http://www.5thicc.org/

 

Keynote Speakers

English

King Khalid University-Media Center

On behalf of His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdul Aziz, Asir Governor, Prof. Abdul Rahman bin Hamad Al-Dawood, KKU President greeted  participants in the conference (Insurance Institutions and Actuarial Professions in KSA) which held today (Monday) in Quraiqer Campus (auditorium).

He also thanked Prince Faisal bin Khalid for his continuous unlimited support for the university that makes it always seek to be better, not at the local level, but also at all levels.

 

Continuous Support and Development.

 Al Dawood confirmed that, the University is still living the joy of the Royal Decree, that said to transfer the KKU branch in Bisha into an independent university as well as the new Universities of Jeddah, and Hafr Al Batin. With this royal decree, Asir Province has enjoyed the addition of new science, and in support of King Khalid University, which is considered one of the largest Saudi universities in the number of colleges, including nearly 50 College. He said, "We look forward, (God willing), that there will be a special university for males and another for females in Asir region supported by Asir governor, and the Minister of Higher Education. They had biggest impact by Allah`s  grace in the establishment of Bisha University."

The Importance of the Meeting.

Prof. Abdul Rahman stressed on the importance  of theses scientific events which organized by the University generally for the society and particularly for those who are interested and said, "It is one of the University responsibilities to hold such scientific events in order to gain the university and its employees the experience from outside experts and scientists'' wishing to achieve the planned goals of the conference.  

 The Word of Dr. Abdulsalam Al Ghamdi, The Dean of Financial and Administrative Sciences College.

This came during the University President's sponsorship for the conference opening. The conference started with a recite from the Holy Quarn. Followed by, a word from the dean of Financial and Administrative Sciences College, Dr Abdulsalam Al Ghamdi who welcomed the participants from inside and outside Kingdom. He confirmed on that, the university represented by College of Financial and Administrative Sciences,  played major important role in spreading the awareness, Enriching scientific research and interacting with surrounding environments. The Conference hosted distinguished group of scientists and experts from all over the world, to discuss vital important topics on the local and regional scene at the international level.

He pointed to that, the profession of actuarial expert is the first required profession in 2010 and 2013, came in third in 2011, second in 2012, according to (careercast) website that arranges the best (200) career in the United States.

Al-Ghamdi, also spoke about the role of insurance companies, and the contributions they provide in: formation capital, and preservation of the production factors, and control economic balance and  increase in credit. He mentioned in his talk, the deep issues and problems related to the insurance sector, including: contracts, products, and determining the Installment and its maximum value, as well as its conditions and the amount of compensation, in addition to identifying the hazard and converting it into a number.

Honoring the Participants.

At the end of the ceremony, the University President gave souvenirs to the participants.

 

The conference lasts for three days. During the days of the conference there will be more than (90) participations and (15) session. It aims to offer help and support to the big revolution that pervades the Insurance sector in KSA.

It also seeks to evaluate the Saudi experience in this new field, as well as to enrich the scientific research, and support in the creation of academic programs in Insurance fields and Actuarial Science at universities and educational Saudi institutions and, benefit from the experiences of leading countries in this field on both levels academic and vocational, and highlight the role of the insurance sector in economic development of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

Inaugurated by University President on behalf of Asir Governor

 

Prepared by: Mansour Al-Ayaf

Photographer: Khalil Asemi

Under the auspices of his Royal Highness, Prince Faisal Bin Khalid Al Saud, the activities of the 1st International Nursing Conference were launched under the title "Science and Profession: Challenges and Solutions" on Tuesday at the Abha Palace Hotel. The conference was organized by King Khalid University and attended by the University Vice President’s Assistant and the Chairman of the committee organizing the conference, Dr. Khalid Al Gelban, the General Director of Asir Health Affairs, Dr. Ibrahim Ahefzy, and the Health Ministry Undersecretary of Nursing,  Dr. Munira Al-Osaimi in addition to a large number of academic speakers from Saudi Universities, specialists from different health sectors in the Kingdom, as well as a number of speakers from the United States, Australia, Bahrain, Jordan and Egypt. 

 

Nursing Challenges and Chances

Professor Anahid Klwaka started the conference with a display in which she spoke about “Nursing Challenges and Chances”. Nursing College Dean at King Saud University, Dr.Haya Al-Fowzan, spoke about “Innovations to Achieve Uniqueness”,  which will affect nursing colleges. There was an exhibition accompanying the conference. The exhibition included many  attendees from all Asir Nursing Colleges who showcased modern technology in the nursing field. 

Opening the Exhibition accompanying the conference

King Khalid University President, Professor Abdulrahman Bin Hamid Al-Dawood, launched the 1st International Nursing Conference under the title "Nursing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sciences and Profession: Challenges and Solutions" at the Abha Palace Hotel. He also launched the accompanying exhibition. The University President  inspected the exhibition, in which a number of the university’s colleges took part. 

Scientific Committee Chairman

Scientific Committee Chairman, Dr. Shonyfa Al-Qarni, gave a speech to clarify the purpose of organizing such a conference. She said it aims at spotlighting new trends in the nursing field, pointing out speakers and participants in the conference from the United States, Australia, and Arab countries in addition to specialists and academics from Saudi Health sectors and universities. Dr. Al-Qarni confirmed that there was a preparation period for the conference that lasted for 3 months, during which the scientific committee received 117 scientific summaries, presentations, and posters. 35 specialization research papers were chosen and displayed in sessions, covering conference pillars in addition to the 30 scientific posters, including 12 scientific research posters from the students of the Nursing College at the university. She added that, in addition to the conference activities, there was an accompanying exhibition in which nursing colleges displayed their works and showcased the great educational effort they make in both the university and society. Dr. Al-Qarni clarified that more than 1500 people attend the conference on its first day. She described the conference as one of the scientific bridges which contributes to increasing the level of the Asir community scientifically and hygienically, and draws an image of a shining future for nursing in the south of the Kingdom. 

A Word from His Excellency, the University President 

His Excellency, the University President, gave a speech to clarify that the 1st International Nursing Conference was approved by His Royal Highness, Prince Khalid Bin Faisal Bin Abdul Aziz, the Asir Province Governor, with the presence of more than 2000 participants, both male and female. He pointed out the purpose of arranging such conferences, and challenges and difficulties that face the nursing profession in order to find solutions that would be covered during the conference sessions. Dr Al-Dawood stressed the importance of such scientific activities, pointing at the conferences, workshops, and forums the university organized this year as well as the  number of conferences still to come. He said, "One of the Education institutes’ missions is to arrange such scientific conferences so that students can expand their education, not only in the classroom, but also through conferences and by getting to meet experts from the university or elsewhere. 

Participants in the Display

  •    King Khalid University Hospital
  •    King Fahd Medical City
  •    College of Nursing, Abha
  •    College of Applied Medical Sciences, Al-Namas
  •    College of Applied Medical Sciences, Bishah
  •     College of Applied Medical Sciences, Mahyal Asir
  •     College of Nursing, Khamis Mushait

  Conference Goals   

It is worth mentioning that the conference aimed at focusing on a number of pillars: Nursing education at the university, recognizing problems and challenges that face nursing as a profession at governmental level and in the private sector, in addition to the latest advances in the field of nursing science. The conference included six scientific sessions distributed over two days. There were international speakers from the United States, Australia, Bahrain, Jordan, and Egypt in addition to a number of specialists and academics from Saudi universities and health sectors.

A number of students also participated in organizing conference sessions in addition to informative sessions on the measurement of blood pressure, sugar levels, and weight for those who attended the conference and desired to do so. There were two corners, one for men and the other for women. Another group of students participated in the conference’s different organizational committees.

 Honorable Participants

 Dr. Ibrahim bin Sulaiman Alhfeza: Director General of Health Affairs, Asir

  • Dr. Haya Al Fawzan: Dean of the College of Nursing, King Saud University
  • Dr. Hasnaa Irfan: Dean of the College of Nursing, King Abdulaziz University
  • Dr. Msheeal bin Mishal Olayyani: Dean of the College of Applied Medical Sciences, Khamis Mushayt
  • Dr. Sabaah Saad Al-Sherkawi: Dean of the College of Science, Ain ​​Shams University
  • Dr. Atricia de Antonio: Dean of the Faculty of Science, Pennsylvania University
  • Dr. Paul Norman: Associate Professor of Nursing Science, Diseka University
  • Dr. Inas Mohammed: Associate Professor, Teba University
  • Dr. Inas Auf Assaf: Associate Professor, King Fahd Military Hospital
  • Dr. Anahid Klwaka: Professor of Nursing, Aomas University, Boston 

More than 1500 participants comprising students and employees, men and women registered for the first day of the conference

 

Nursing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Sciences and Profession between Challenges and Solutions
King Khalid University embraces the 1st Nursing Conference in the Kingdom
King Khalid University embraces the 1st Nursing Conference in the Kingdom
the 1st Nursing Conference in the Kingdom

 

 

 

 

King Khalid University, Media Center

Under the auspices of His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Khalid Bin Abdul Aziz,  Asir Province Prince, His Excellency King Khalid University President Abdulrahman Bin Hamid Al-Dawood inaugurates today the 1st Nursing Conference under the title( Nursing at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Sciences and Profession between Challenges and Solutions) at 7:00 o’clock p.m. in Asir Hall, Abha Palace Hotel.

The conference aims at focusing on a number of pillars; Nursing education at the university, recognizing problems and challenges that face nursing as a profession at governmental and private sectors in addition to the latest in the field of nursing sciences. The conference will include six scientific sessions distributed on two days. There are international speakers from the United States, Australia, Bahrain, Jordan, Egypt besides a number of specialists and academics from the Saudi universities and health sectors.

On the margin of the conference, there is a themed exhibition a lot of governmental health entities will take part in in order to show their activities and programs. Also, a number of students will participate in organizing conference sessions in addition to Measurements of pressure, sugar levels and weight for those who attend the conference and desire to do so and there will be two corners one for men and the other for women. Another group of students will participate in the conference different organizational committees.

On her side, Girls’ study Media Center Dean and the Chief of the scientific committee of the conference Dr, Shonyfa Bint Mohamed Al-Qarni expressed her happiness in Asir Prince’s sponsorship to the activities of the conference which is expected to be the thrust to exert our best efforts to let it succeed. She pointed at receiving a lot of scientific posts which achieve the goals of the conference. She said, " We received 116 posts, we accepted 66 which have scientific quality distributed into 33 presentations and 33 scientific posters."

It is worth mentioning that the conference will provide participants with 20 continuous medical education hours accredited by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialities.

On her side, Nursing College Vice President Dr. Adlia Tawfeeq clarified that the conference aims at exchanging experiences among participating colleges and countries. She said, " The conference will be the first step towards recognizing the importance of nursing profession in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and so participating countries. It will be like the backbone on which all who work in heath field in general and nursing in particular can depend on."

Furthermore, Nursing Associate Professor Dr. Hala Gabr expressed her happiness in organizing such conference and said," We found great  enthusiasm from the students to take part in this conference." She added, "  They, the students, participated with scientific researches." Mashal Al-Asmari, a student from the 6th level, Nursing College and participating in the conference clarified that arranging such conferences will definitely help us in our profession as nurses.

 
 
 

The follow-up visits of quality progress works for the six programs which taking part in developmental evaluation

Deanship of Academic Development and Quality is still exerting its efforts regarding presenting technical support for the 6 programs participating in developmental calendar project in cooperation with the National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment and follow the latest developments in self-study resumed to those programs. In the presence of Australian Quality expert Professor Ian, HE Dr. / Marzn Al Shahrani, Deanship Vice President for quality and Dr. / Ayman Abdul Hameed quality Deanship Adviser made an internal review visit yesterday to English language programs at languages ​​and Translation College, Medicine and Surgery at Medicine college , and the rest of the programs will be visited during this week and early next week.

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