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BioVisionAlexandria 2014

Library of Alexandria

April 7-9, 2014

Following the meeting of the World University Consortium’s (WUC) charter members at Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Library of Alexandria) in February, Ismail Serageldin, Director of the Library, Director of WUC and WAAS Fellow, invited the World Academy and WUC to conduct three sessions at the 7th Biennial International BioVision Alexandria conference on April 7-9, 2014. A specific goal of BioVision Alexandria was to increase participation of developing countries and create significant roles for them in the global exchange of knowledge and best practices. The conference examined the latest and emerging scientific discoveries and inquired into ways they will shape our world and worldviews. The theme of BioVision 2014 was “New Life Sciences: The Next Decade.

The conference gave prominent attention to the current revolution in online education and the leading-edge endeavor of WUC to promote accessible and affordable world-class higher education. A plenary session of the first day of the conference was co-organized by WUC and the Library and was entitled “The Coming Revolution in Higher Education.


Azza El Kholy, Ismail Serageldin, Ljudmila Popovich, 
Alberto Zucconi & Garry Jacobs