EDUCON2016 10-13 April 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE

EDUCON2016 10-13 April 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second most populous city in the United Arab Emirates. The city is formed of a number of islands and has a population of around 2 million.

Captivating culture, breath-taking luxury, exhilarating adventure and the warmth of Arabian hospitality await you in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi’s cultural diversity and intriguing mix of old and new has become its trademark. With its UNESCO World Heritage Sites, ground-breaking architectural icons, headline adrenalin attractions, award winning golf courses, luxury resorts and some of the region’s best shopping malls, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy in the UAE’s capital.


Desert Safari in Arabian Night Village

Nestled among stunning dunes, Arabian Nights Village enables visitors to experience the mythical and timeless beauty of the desert and aspects of traditional Emirati life.

There are desert activities available for all ages, with opportunities to ride camels, rev-up quad bikes to surmount towering dunes, enjoy dune-bashing with fully qualified drivers, and sand surf down sheer inclines.

Available: April 10 - 14
Timings: 3:30pm-9:30pm
Cost: 290 AED per adult
Starts and ends at conference hotel
**Please note rates and timings refer to the half-day safari only


Abu Dhabi Dhow Cruise, Luxury Dhow Cruise

The dhow is a traditional vessel which was used by merchants and traders on the waters of the Gulf. Enjoy the luxury of a buffet dinner on a traditional double decker wooden dhow. Take in the breath-taking sights of Abu Dhabi in all its glory and enjoy the modern amenities available on this traditional vessel.

Available: April 10 – 14
Timings: 8pm-10pm
Cost: 300 AED per adult
Starts and ends at conference hotel


Abu Dhabi City Tour

No visit to Abu Dhabi is complete without a comprehensive tour of the city that includes some of the most breath-taking landmarks in the region, including Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Emirates Palace, the Gold Souk, Heritage Village, and perfectly manicured Corniche.

N.B. It is important to wear respectful and appropriate clothing on entry to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Please refrain from wearing shorts, sleeveless shirts, tight clothing, any garments that fall above the knee or elbow, transparent clothing, or swim wear or beachwear of any kind.

Available: April 10 - 14
Timings: 9am-1pm
Cost: 180 AED per adult
Starts and ends at conference hotel
**Please note rates and timings refer to the half-day tour only

Important Dates

12 Oct 2015Abstract Submission
Special Session Proposals
26 Oct 2015Invitations to Submit Complete Paper
30 Nov 2015Complete Paper Submission
Work in Progress Papers
Special Session Papers
Panels and Workshop Proposals
21 Dec 2015Notification of Acceptance
10 Jan 2016Author Registration and Payment Deadline
08 Feb 2016Final Paper Due
10 Apr 2016Pre-conference Workshops
11 Apr 2016Conference Opening


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