1st MENA International Conference, Brighton, UK 2013
Towards a Sustainable Knowledge-Based Economy in the Middle East & North Africa
Freeman Centre, Falmer Campus, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom, 30 January 2013
The conference aims to critically discuss a range of issues relating to the role of academics and professionals in supporting and enhancing the process of transforming the countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to advanced, knowledge-based societies led by sustainable innovation and social advance. The conference will also discuss the major obstacles for science, technology and innovation (STI) in the MENA region and help policy-makers to constructs an “ideal role” for STI in achieving sustainable development in the region.