KAUST hosts Saudi Youth for Sustainability Inaugural Conference 2022

KAUST hosts Saudi Youth for Sustainability Inaugural Conference 2022

THUWAL — King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) hosted the Saudi Youth for Sustainability Inaugural Conference (SYS2022) on June 19, 2022. The two-day conference kicked off with an opening remark by KAUST President Dr. Tony Chan followed by a large number of speakers from the university and prominent guests. The speakers included Eng. Anas Al-Mudaifer, CEO of Human Capability Development Program, Mishaal AlRasheed, chief strategy officer, Quality of Life Program, and Raed Albaseet, chief environment and sustainability officer, TRSDC & Amaala. "KAUST promotes sustainability powered by science and technology," said Dr. Larry Carin, KAUST provost. “For more than a decade, our Saudi students have played a central role in driving the university’s commitment to sustainability — on our campus, in our national engagement, and in our global endeavors. “The new Saudi Youth for Sustainability group is a natural evolution and reflection of the passion we see every day in not only KAUST students, but in the next generation of young Saudis across the Kingdom. “KAUST is proud to support Saudi students’ vision for their future as we work together to make sustainability a reality accessible to all.” Commenting on the Saudi Youth for Sustainability Inaugural Conference, Dr. Najah