11 May 2023, Bethlehem
Palestine Ahliya University hosted the Digital Education and Future of Educational Technology Conference, sponsored by Iris Solutions and Arab Islamic Bank.
Iris’ participation in the conference stems from the company’s vision and mission to grow the sensory and interactive educational technology sector. It strives to build innovative solutions that empower and enrich the lives of its users as a leading Palestinian company in this field.
Iris’ participation in the conference was focused on providing assistance, launching a grant for free use of the SensoryREADY system in an educational or rehabilitation institution, and preparing an academic research project in the field of sensory environment and sensory integration. They also announced the registration for a sensory environment training platform for anyone interested in improving their social skills. A sensoryREADY system introduction was also given in a dedicated corner within the conference palace.
The conference was hosted by the Minister of Education and Higher Education, Professor Dr. Mahmoud Abu Mo’ise, and was attended by the Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technology, Dr. Issa al-Sader, and the Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Basri Saleh, among others.
It is worth noting that the conference aims to bring together academics, researchers, and educators to share their experiences and research findings in all areas of digital education, e-learning, and educational technology. It provides a forum for participants to present the most recent research, ideas, innovations, trends, and interests, as well as to discuss the practical challenges that have been and continue to be encountered when incorporating digital technology into the educational process. It also focuses on developing mechanisms to address these challenges and recommending solutions in the fields of digital education, e-learning, and educational technology. The conference features four opening sessions, each with five research papers, for a total of twenty research papers presented throughout the conference.
You can watch to a recording of the opening session of the conference here.