Event schedule

April 9

Day 1
Opening Keynote
  • Kilian Kleinschmidt Za’atari Refugee Camp, Jordan

Panel A: Education in Conflict: Global response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis.
  • Nahuel Arenas Oxfam, USA

  • Jennifer Leaning Harvard University, USA

  • Charles MacCormack Save The Children, USA

  • Richard Rowe Open Learning Exchange, Inc.

Break & Art Gallery

Food, refreshments and time to meet the speakers

Panel B: Refugee Education in overburdened systems: The case of neighboring host countries
  • Mohamad Al-Bardan Activist, Syria

  • Omar Salem Karam Foundation, USA

  • Alexandra Chen UN Advisor/Harvard University, USA

  • Adnan Tarabishy Social Entrepreneur, Syria

Panel C: Refugees in Europe: Chances and Challenges
  • Jacqueline Bhabha Harvard University, USA

  • Claire Schiff University of Bordeaux, France

  • Helen Haste Harvard University, USA

  • Acacia Landfield MIT Office of Digital Learning, USA

Closing Remarks
Movie Screening with the director: 'Wrestling Za'atari'
  • Daniel Levitt Filmmaker

Extremism Prevention in British Schools: A Workshop with Gemma Gronland
  • Gemma Gronland Harvard University

Activism for the Syrian Cause: A Conversation with George Batah
  • George Batah Activist, Syria