Programme

 
German-African Strategies:
A Partnership for Better Health, Education and Development
 
12-14 April 2019
 German University in Cairo, Egypt
 

Day 1: 12th of April 2019

Arrival of international and non-Cairo  resident Humboldtians to Sonesta hotel 

 Day 2: 13th of April 2019 

8:00-8:30

Bus transfer, GUC buses from and to: Sonesta Hotel, Cairo University Main Gate, National Research Centre Main Gate, and Roxy Square.

9:00-10:00

Arrival of guests, registration, name tags, coffee and tea

10:00-11:30 

Opening session and group photo, D1.0 Moderator: Prof. Ashraf Abadi

10:00-11:30

National anthems and start of the event Prof. Ashraf H. Abadi
Conference Chairman, German University in Cairo
Welcoming Speeches:
Prof. Moemen Hanafi
Ambassador Scientist, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Prof. Ashraf Mansour
Prime founder and Chairman BOT, German University in Cairo
Prof. Mahmoud Sakr
President, Academy of Science
Ambassador Abu Bakr Hefni
Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs, Egypt
Ms. Isabell Mering
Director, DAAD Cairo Office
Mr. Philippe Maupai
Head of Science Department, German Embassy in Egypt
Prof. Yasser Hegazy
President, German University in Cairo
"Transcontinental German Education as an Instrument for Development in Africa” (keynote speech)
Prof. Ashraf Mansour

 

Group Photo

11:30 -14:30 

Session 2: D1.0 Chairman: Prof. Jan Weigand, Prof. Ehab Mohamed, Prof. Mostafa Baraka, Prof. Ahmed I. Abdelaziz, Prof. Mohey El-Mazar

11:30-11:50

“Higher Education and Scientific Research in the Arab World"
Prof. Sultan T. Abu-Orabi Aladwan
Former, Secretary General of the Association of Arab Universities
Former, President and Professor of Chemistry, Yarmook University, Jordan

11:50-12:10

“Global Cooperation and the Quality of Education & Research”
Prof. Lamis Ragab
Vice President for Life & Health Sciences, New Giza University

12:10-12:30

“African Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance (ASG-QA)”
Prof. Amany El-Sharif
Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Azhar University; Regional Director of Association of African Universities (AAU) North Africa Office

12:30-12:50

“Smart Grid and Electric Transportation”
Prof. Yasser Hegazy
President, German University in Cairo, Professor of Electrical Engineering,
German University in Cairo.

12:50-13:10

“Solar Thermal Cooling and Industrial Solar Heating in Egypt: The State of the Art”
Prof. Ahmed H. Ali
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University

13:10-13:30

“Telecommunication Technologies for Smart Energy Management”
Assoc. Prof. Tallal O. El-Shabrawy
Department of Networking, Faculty of Information Engineering and Technology,
German University in Cairo

13:30-13:50

“Virtual Water Trade as a Solution for Water Scarcity in Egypt”
Prof. Alaa El-Sadek
College of Graduate Studies, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain

13:50-14:10

“Water Resources in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities”
Prof. Abbas M. Sharaky
Department of Natural Resources
Faculty of High African Studies, Cairo University

14:10-14:30

“Solar Energy for Pumping Groundwater for Irrigation”
Dr. Ahmed M. Abdelsattar
Department of civil Engineering, German University in Cairo

14:30-15:30

Lunch break, C1.00

15:30-18:00

Session 3: D1.0 Chairman: Prof. Mohamed Gad, Prof. Saleh Ibrahim, Prof. Darius Zlotos, Prof. Ibrahim Zeid, Prof. Adel Ewida

15:30-15:50

“Ethical Conduct of Clinical Trials: The Need for Multidisciplinary Approaches”
Prof. Sanna Botros
Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Cairo University

15:50-16:10

“Egyptian Experience for Management of HCV”
Dr. Tamer Elbaz
Department of Endemic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University
Academic Supervisor for management of HCV - NCCVH centers

16:10-16:30

“Human Microbiome in Health and Disease”
Prof. Sanaa Kamal
Faculty of Medicine, Ain shams University

16:30- 16:50

“Mitochondria: The Fascinating Organelles that Dictate our Health”
Dr. Sameh Ali
Children Cancer Hospital, 57357

16:50-17:10

“Join Forces to Fight Emerging Animal Diseases: From Field Study to Triple Master Degree”
Prof. Mohamed A. Shalaby
Department of Virology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University.

17:10-17:30

“Ecosystem Goods and Services for Sustainable Development”
Prof. Abdelfattah Badr
Department of Botany and Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Helwan University

17:30-17:50

“Biofuels: State of the Art “
Prof. Refat Abdel-Basset
Botany and Microbiology Department, Faculty of Science, Assiut University

15:30-18:00

Parallel Session 4: Junior Scientist Special Session, C1.0

15:30–18:00

“Alexander von Humboldt Foundation”
Prof. Moemen Hanafi
Ambassador Scientist, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
“DAAD Programs”
Mr. Mohamed Fathy
Program Coordinator, DAAD Cairo Office
“Constructive Assessment for Learning ”A DKA Mini-module for Junior Scientists
Assoc. Prof. Riham Bahi, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, Trainer DAAD Kairo Akademie (DKA)

18:00-23:00

Social Event Bus transfer to the social event and back to morning pick up point

 Day 3: 14th of April 2019

8:00-8:30

Bus transfer, GUC buses from and to: Sonesta Hotel, Cairo University Main Gate, National Research Centre Main Gate, and Roxy Square.

 

9:00-10:00Arrival of the guests, registration, name tags, coffee and tea

10:00 -12:00

Sessions 5, D1.0. Chairman: Prof. Adel Nassar, Prof. Hassan Soliman, Prof. Helmy Omran, Prof. Mohamed Zaghloul, Prof. Darius Zlotos

10:00-10:30

“Phosphorous Based Compounds: A Problem for the Environment?”.
Prof. Jan J. Weigand
Chair of Inorganic Molecular Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry and Food Chemistry,
Technical University of Dresden, Germany

10:30-11:00

“De Novo Sequencing and Assembly of an Egyptian Reference Human Genome”
Prof. Saleh Ibrahim
Lübeck Institute of Experimental Dermatology, University of Lübeck, Germany

11:00-11:20

“National Organization of Drug Control and Research - New Partnership for Africa's Development (NODCAR-NEPAD) Collaboration”
Prof. Osama A. Badary
President, National Organization of Drug Control and Research

11:20-11:40

“Metabolomics gateway for milestone discoveries in prehistoric and post genomic era”
Prof. Mohamed Farag
Department of Food Chemistry, American University in Cairo

11:40-12:00

“Clinical Pharmacy: A new Paradigm that expands the medical profession”
Prof. Nermin Sabry
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University

12:00-12:30

Coffee break

12:30-14:30

Session 6: D1.0 Chairman: Prof. Fathi Abdelrazek, Prof. Sahar Abdelmaksoud, Prof. Ahmed Wahby

12:30-12:50

“New Multicomponent Synthetic Routes to 2-Thiohydanton Derivatives”
Prof. Ahmed I. Khodair
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Kafrelsheikh University

12:50-13:10

“NLO Properties of π-organic Co-oligomers Substituted by Bulky Groups. A CAM-B3LYP/ DFT Study”
Prof. Majda S. Rahal
Faculty of Exact Sciences, University Djillali Liabès of Sidi Bel-Abbès, Algeria

13:10-13:30

“Recent Advances in Nanoparticles-Based Energy Conversion Systems”
Prof. Mohamed S. El-Deab
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Cairo University

13:30-13:50

“Effect of N-base Ligands on the Catalytic Activity of Mn(III) and Mo(VI) Salen Complexes toward Epoxidation of Olefins by Hydrogen Peroxide”
Prof. Ahmad Al-Ajlouni
Department of Chemistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan

13:50-14:10

“Heritage and Education: The High Way for the Emergence of Identity and the Development of Societies”
Prof. Dr. Nadjib Ferhat
Director of Research, National Center for Prehistoric, Anthropological and Historical Research, Algeria.

14:10-14:30

“Alexander von Humboldt Alumni Act as Cluster Networks for Science Promotion and Education Development in the National and Regional Spheres”
Prof. Dr. Nabil A. Hegazi
Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University

14:30-15:30

Lunch Break

15:30-18:00

Session 7: D1.0 Chairman: Prof. Ahmed Wahby, Prof. Abbas Yehia, Prof. Ahmad Al-Ajlouni

15:30-15:50

“Intellectual Property and its Role in Development”

Dr. Adel Eiwda, Egyptian Patent office/ASRT

15:50-16:10

“Dithiocarbonato Complexes of Nickel, Palladium and Platinum”

Prof. Mohammad El-khateeb, Department of Chemistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan

16:10-16:30

“An Eco-Friendly Synthesis of Some Novel Chromene-Based Heterocyclic Compounds of Biological Interest”

Prof. Fathy M. Abdelrazek, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Cairo University

16:30-16:50

“The Benefits of Nanotechnology and Applications”

Prof. Dr. Abbas Yehia, Department of Polymers and Pigments, National Research Centre

16:50-17:10

“Hydrogen Sulphide in CVD and Cancer: Unraveling the Molecular Mechanisms”

Prof. Mohamed Z. Gad, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, German University in Cairo

17:10-17:30

“A Green Approach towards the Synthesis of Active Pharmaceutical ingredients”

Prof. Ashraf H. Abadi, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, German University in Cairo

15:30-18:00

Parallel Session 7: Junior Scientist Special Session, C1.0

 

"Univesity Exams and Digital Questions Banks" a DKA Mini-Module for Junior Scientists" Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rasha Sharaf, Faculty of Education, Helwan University, Trainer DAAD Kairo Akademie (DKA).

18:00-23:00

Social Event Bus transfer to the social event and back to morning pick up point