Invited Speakers



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Our Invited Speakers

Dr. David Crystal

Eminent Linguist, Researcher, Author & Broadcaster

Scott Thornbury

Author & Teacher Educator

Jeremy Harmer

ELT Writer, Teacher, Trainer & Presenter

Nicky Hockly

Author & Director of Pedagogy, The Consultants-E

Brian Tomlinson, Ph.D.

Author, Academic & Consultant

Dr. Sohail Bajammal

Executive Director, National Center for Academic Accreditation and Assessment

Dr. Peter Watkins

Teacher, Teacher Educator & ELT Writer

Prof. Abdulmonem A. Al-Hayani

VP for Academic Affairs, King Abdulaziz University

Lou McLaughlin

Executive Director, Eaquals

John Sykes

Co-Founder and Executive Vice President North America, INTO Group

Dr. Abdullah A. Al-Bargi

Dean of the English Language Institute, Associate Professor, Author & Researcher

Thom Kiddle

Director, NILE

Mohammed Alrashoudi

Business Development Manager, Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority

Mark Henebury

ELT Sector Specialist, UK Department of International Trade

Tamer Elhamy

Vice President – Cloud Solutions and Advanced Technologies, Microsoft Arabia

Heidi E. Vellenga

Associate Director, CEA

Jo Tomlinson

Director and Author, Target English

Dr. Abdulrahman Al Shamrani

Head of the Department of Language Testing, National Center for Assessment (Qiyas)

Khalil Nadim

Education Director, Microsoft Saudi Arabia

Dr. Fahd S. Alotaibi

Head of Information System Department - Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, KAU

Yasser Alobaidan

Founder and CEO, Jawraa

Patrick Boylan

Head of Deanship Support and Professional Development Units, ELI at King Abdulaziz University

Frances Lowndes

Global Publishing Director, Cambridge University Press

Roisin Vaughan

Researcher & Senior Market Insight Manager, Cambridge Assessment English

Tim Banks

Global Manager – Teacher Development, Cambridge Assessment English

Hanni Alsufiani

Initiatives Director, The Edutainment Company

Fiona Aish

Director and Author, Target English

Amanda Ingram

Deputy Director -Saudi Arabia, British Council

Rupert Daniels

Global Marketing Director, Cambridge University Press

Yves Khalil

Area Education Programs Lead, Microsoft Middle East and Africa

Julian Eynon

Head of Business Development Middle East & North Africa, Cambridge University Press

Arum Perwitasari, PhD

Educator, Linguist & Researcher, ETS

Omar Rizk

Chief Technology Officer, GamaLearn

Brent Corley

Testing Manager, AMIDEAST Saudi Arabia

Peter Lucantoni

Author & Senior Teacher Training Consultant, Cambridge University Press

Martyn Clarke

NILE Affiliate Trainer

Hada Latim

Teacher Trainer, British Council

Ayman Al Attas

Program Director, The Edutainment Company

Nahla Al Maliki

Educational Advisor & Teacher Trainer, Cambridge University Press

Paul McManus

Senior Teacher - Young Learners, British Council