Panelists, Speakers, and Moderators at SciFest Dubai 

Rohan Roberts

Rohan Roberts

Director, SciFest Dubai Co-founder, Cafe Sci Dubai

Simon Ings

Simon Ings

Arts & Culture Editor, New Scientist magazine

Paul Epping

Paul Epping

Chapter Leaders, Singularity University Dubai

Andy McMurray

Andy McMurray

Head of Teaching & Learning, UK National Space Academy

Lorna Palmers

Lorna Palmers

UK National Space Academy Administrator

Hind Al Mulla

Hind Al Mulla

KHDA, Chief of Creativity, Happiness & Innovation

Raya Bidshahri

Raya Bidshahri

Founder & CEO, Awecademy Founder, Intelligent Optimism

Mark Jackson

Mark Jackson

Science Advisor & BDO, Cambridge Quantum Computing

Dr. Abdullah Al Karam

Dr. Abdullah Al Karam

Director General, Dubai Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA)

Anurag Amin

Anurag Amin

Fossil Hunter and Admin Officer for Medical Grants at Sheikh Hamdan Award

Ron Malanga

Ron Malanga

Music Teacher, Science Enthusiast, STEAM Proponent

Nirmal Rajah

Nirmal Rajah

Fossil Hunter & Education Coordinator, Mleiha Archaeological Centre

Mikolaj Zielinski

Mikolaj Zielinski

Mars One Candidate Astronaut

Michael Shermer

Michael Shermer

Editor, Skeptic Magazine

Amir Yazdanpanah

Amir Yazdanpanah

CEO, MakersBuilders

Bryan MacKenzee

Bryan MacKenzee

Host

Suzanne Radford,

Suzanne Radford,

Host of Dubai Today, 103.8 Dubai Eye

Ajmal Hasan

Ajmal Hasan

Educational Manager, Maleiha Archaeological Centre

Brett Schilke,

Brett Schilke,

Director of Impact, Singularity University

Moon Ribas

Moon Ribas

Avant Garde artist, Cyborg Activitst

Adam Griffin

Adam Griffin

Occupational Therapist, Science Boffin

Lara Matousian,

Lara Matousian,

Founder & CEO SciFest Dubai

Dr Kirin Hilliar

Dr Kirin Hilliar

Forensic Psychologist, Science Enthusiast

Jennifer Camulli

Jennifer Camulli

Global Development Director at STEAM Education

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Dr Donald Thomas NASA Astronaut, ISS Commander

Dr Abdulla Al Karam Director General, Dubai Knowledge and Human Development Authority

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Aubrey de Grey Chief Science Officer, SENS Research Foundation.

Mikolaj Zielinski Candidate Astronaut, Mars One

Rohan Roberts Director, SciFest Dubai

Majid Al Qassimi Founder, The MENA Scientist

Adam Griffin Occupational Therapist

Noura Al Noman Science Fiction Author

John Smart Global Futurist, Founder of Foresight University

Kevin Russell, Executive Director, Serious Wonder

Chris McDermott, Principal, GEMS Education

Saeed Al Gergawi, UAE Mars Mission

Samantha Steed, Principal, Innoventures Education

Hasan Al Hariri, Founder, Dubai Astronomy Group

Margaret Atack, Group Senior Director – GEMS Education

Nidhal Guessoum | Prof. of Astronomy & Physics, AUS

Julian Wilcok Consultant, Innoventures Education

Dr. Gabriele Landwehr General Manager of the Goethe-Institut

Lara Matossian SciFest Dubai, Founder & CEO

Raya Bidshahri Co-founder, Intelligent Optimism

Mahmoud Abu Wardeh Co-founder, Zeedna

Pouneh Roney. Director of The Brain & Learning

Keith Cobby, Astronomer, Right Eye Astronomy

Behshid Behrouzi Youth Coordinator, SciFest Dubai

Omar Adwan Lecturer at University of Sharjah

Jehad Hazim Research Assistant at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

Nirmal Rajah Fossil Hunter & Education Coordinator, Mleiha Archaeological Centre

Graham McKay Permanent Lecturer, Dept. of Architectural Engineering, University of Sharjah

Kevin Garvey, Lecturer at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

John MacDonald, Host | Talking of Books 103.8 FM Dubai Eye Radio

William Jones, Academic Dean, SBS Swiss Business School

Suzanne Radford, Host | Dubai Today 103.8FM Dubai Eye Radio

 

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Nirmal Rajah

Fossil Hunter & Education Coordinator, Mleiha Archaeological Centre