The late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Sheikh Khalifa Sheikh Maktoum sheikh mohammed bin zayed Sheikh Hazza Sheikh Saif

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Dr. Ali Mohammed Al-Khouri
Dr. Ali M. Al-Khouri

Director General Emirates Identity Authority

'Excellence and quality service provisioning' is the engine on which Emirates Identity Authority operates with.. Customer satisfaction, was and will remain the most prominent objective and chief corporate value.

Our aspirations have no limits.. in becoming a globally recognized example and a benchmark in organizational and performance excellence.. we will always keep the UAE 2021 vision the guideline that will lighten our journey, and becoming world number 1 in everything!

In bullets:

  • Director-General (Under Secretary) of Emirates Identity Authority, UAE since 2009.
  • Holds Engineering Doctorate in Strategic and Large Government Projects Management from Warwick University, UK.
  • Participated in many mission-critical and strategic projects implementation with a total of 25 years of experience.
  • Renowned practitioner and internationally recognized as a think-tank and reflective researcher.
  • Professor and Fellow of the British Institute of Technology and E-commerce.
  • Published many books and more than 80 papers in international journals in the last ten years.
  • Special Advisor to the European Commission (STORK 2.0) project.
  • Member of the Global Agenda Council on Social Security Systems, World Economic Forum .
  • Awarded (Most Influential Personality in Digital Identity World in a Decade) in 2011.
  • Developed many methodologies and frameworks and has more than 12 patents and intellectual property rights.
  • A member in government boards and committees, and many national and international scientific and research associations.

Professional History

Professional History

Since his appointment in 2009, H.E. Dr. Ali Mohamed Al-Khouri played a vital role in transforming Emirates Identity Authority into one of the most successful government agencies in the UAE and a benchmark both regionally and worldwide in strategy and management and execution practices, and niche technology implementations. Prior to joining Emirates ID, he worked with the Ministry of Interior where he got involved in many successful strategic and mission-critical projects.

He was recently selected and joined the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Social Security Systems, as one of the world's most relevant and knowledgeable thought leaders in this field, and to support the Council deliver pertinent insights and collaboratively develop solutions to address major global challenges. He is also a Special Advisor to the European Union for Single Electronic Identification and Authentication Project in Europe (STORK 2.0), and as an Advisory Observer for Secure Identity Alliance in Europe.

Dr. Al Khouri is a fellow and member of many scientific and research associations, and is recognized both nationally and internationally as think-tank, and for his management expertise and technical knowledge in various field of practices in government and public sector. He has developed different intellectual methodologies and frameworks to handle the challenges faced by government organizations, among which is an innovative methodology for planning and strategic management of government sector projects, and another innovative methodology for e-government transformation to enable the concept of customer centricity and improve public sector service delivery. He has got more than 12 patented inventions and intellectual properties.

Dr. Al-Khouri is also a Professor of Identity and Security and Follow of the British Institute for Technology and e-Commerce in London, UK, and is also on several advisory boards of academic institutions. He is an active researcher in the field of organizational development and transformation, e-government, knowledge-based digital economy, identity management, and in many other specialized fields. He has published many books and over 80 scientific research articles in international peer-reviewed journals in the past 12 years. He received many national and international awards among which, was the 'Most Influential Personality in Digital Identity World in a Decade' in 2011 in Italy.

Dr. Al Khouri attained his higher education from the top UK universities, where he received his B.Sc. (Hons.) in 'Business Information Technology Management' from Manchester University, M.Sc. in 'Information Management' from Lancaster University, and an Engineering Doctorate (EngD) from Warwick University in the field of 'Strategic and Large Government Projects Management'.

Education

Education

DegreeSubjectUniversity
Engineering Doctorate Strategic and Large Government Projects Management Warwick University, UK.
Master of Science Information Management (Merit) Lancaster University, UK.
Bachelor of Science Business Information Technology Management (Honours & Distinction) Manchester University, UK.
Higher Diploma (HND) Business Information Technology (Honours & Distinction) Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE

Academic Affiliations:

YearTitleInstitutionCountry
2012-Present Professor of identity security and Fellow British Institute of Technology & E-commerce London, UK
2012-Present Member Advisory Council of Higher Colleges of Technology UAE
2012-Present Member Advisory Board for the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Security and Privacy, New York University Abu Dhabi UAE
2012-Present Member Education Council of the Emirates College of Technology UAE
2004-2008 Visiting Faculty University of Manchester and the University of Warwick United Kingdom
2006-now Member of Editorial and Review Committees in a number of international scientific journals and magazines.  

Scientific and Research Associations

Membership of scientific and research associations:

2012-present American Association for the Advancement of Science (“AAAS”), Stanford University, USA
2012-present European Association for Biometrics, Brussels, Belgium
2010-present Strategic Management Association, USA
1997-present Fellow of the British Computer Society, London, UK
2007-2011 Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), UK
2006-2010 International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT), USA
2006-2010 Fellow, Canadian Society of Project Managers and Business Administration, Canada
1997-2006 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA
1997-2010 American Center of the Project Management Institute (PMI), USA

Awards

International Awards

YearAwardAwarding Body
2013 Science & Technology Award Euro-Arab Cooperation Center
2013 Excellence in Business Management Award World Confederation of Business
2013 World Leader Business Person Award World Confederation of Business
2013 Leadership and Management Excellence Award Arab Organisation for Social Responsibility.
2013 Innovation in Digital Identity Award Cards & Payments Middle East Conference and Exhibition
2011 Most Influential Personality in Digital Identity World in a Decade In recognition of work carried out to support the development of identity management industry. ID People Awards, Milan, Italy.
2010 Distinguished Leadership in the Middle East Award Middles East Institute for Excellence, UAE.
2010 Security Innovation Award: In appreciation for distinguished research contributions to the existing body of knowledge. British Institute of Technology and e-Commerce, London, UK
2009 ID Hall of Fame Award Considered as the Oscars of the Auto ID industry and recognises the most influential leaders and visionaries in the ID Community. ID People Awards, Milan, Italy.
2007 Information Security Award In recognition of a research paper entitled: "State of the UAE and the vision of security in the protection of members of the community," Government Information Forum, Thailand.
2006 Outstanding Achievement Award Considered as the Oscars of the auto ID industry; in recognition of contribution as a thought leader, innovator and pioneering adopter who distinguished by achievements and produced the most concrete results in the field of Identity management and the application of advanced systems. Fifth ID WORLD International Congress in Milan, Italy.
2006 Who’s Who of Government Technology Middle East Award in recognition of the contributions and achievements in the field of strategic government IT projects management UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) and the League of Arab States.

Regional & National Awards

YearAwardAwarding Body
2012 Al Owais Innovation Award for Research and Scientific Studies Winning Research: e-Government Transformation (Ranked 1st) The Cultural and Scientific Association, Dubai, UAE.
2008 Al Owais Innovation Award for Research and Scientific Studies Winning Research: Public Sector e-Transformation (Ranked 1st) The Cultural and Scientific Association, Dubai, UAE.
2002 Medal of Sincere Service. Ministry of Interior, UAE.
2000 Medal of Performance Excellence. Ministry of Interior, UAE.
1999 Medal of Performance Excellence. Ministry of Interior, UAE.
1998 Medal of Performance Excellence. Ministry of Interior, UAE.
2001 HH Sheikh Rashid Award for Academic Excellence. The Cultural and Scientific Association, Dubai, UAE.
1999 HH Sheikh Rashid Award for Academic Excellence. The Cultural and Scientific Association, Dubai, UAE.
2008 HH UAE President’s Medal for the Top University Graduates. Ministry of Higher Education, UAE.
1997 KPMG Peat Marwick Trophy for Best Researcher in the School of Business. Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE.
1997 Barclays Bank Trophy for The Best Graduate in Business & Information Technology Program. Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE.

Community Recognition and Awards

YearAwardAwarding Body
2013 Personality of the Month of August 2013 Award In recognition of achievements and research contributions. Emirates Today Newspaper, Dubai, UAE.
2013 (Our Community Our Nation.. Our Nation Our Community) Award In recognition of efforts in disseminating scientific research and knowledge in various fields of management, e-government and identity-applications, at national and international levels. Education Department, Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, UAE.

Innovations

Innovations

  • Developed many methodologies and frameworks to address many challenges faced by government institutions, including an (innovative methodology for planning and strategic management of projects in the government sector), and an (innovative methodology for e-government transformation) to enable the concept of a single government stop shop concept, in addition to multiple concepts to support building (knowledge societies and digital economies).
  • has more than 12 patents and intellectual property rights.

Scientific Research and Studies

Scientific Research and Studies:

  • Published over 70 scientific research articles in international peer-reviewed journals. He is an active researcher in the field of organisational development and transformation, e-government, knowledge-based digital economy, identity management, and in many other specialised fields.
  • He has two books under print, titled:
    1. “Strategic Project Management in the Government Sector: An Innovative Methodology”, expected to be published in cooperation with World Economic Forum.
    2. “An Innovative Approach to e-Government Transformation”, expected to be published in cooperation with United Nations.

Following is a list of some recent work:

  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2014) An Innovative e-Government Transformation Methodology. United Nations. (Book – Under Print).
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2014) Strategic and Large Scale Government Program Management: An Innovative Methodology. World Economic Forum. (Book – Under Print).
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. & Darwish, A. (2014) Orgaisational Learning. Arab Administrative Development Organisation (Book – Under Print).
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. & Garad, A. (2014) Dancing with Elephants. Arab Administrative Development Organisation (Book – Under Print).
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2014) Critical Thoughts from a Government Line of Attack - Thoughts with Impact Series (Part IV). Chartridge Books Oxford, Oxford, UK. (Book – Under Print).
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2014) "Digital Identity: Transforming GCC Economies", Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Reforms in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries, Journal of Innovation: Management, Policy & Practice, pp. 3594-3617. (Accepted for Publication).
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2014) "Federated e-Identity Management across the Gulf Cooperation Council", American Journal of Government Information Systems. (Accepted for Publication).
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2014) "Identity Management in the Age of Mobilification", (Accepted for Publication).
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2014) "Privacy in the Age of Big Data: Exploring the Role of Modern Identity Management Systems". World Journal of Social Science, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 37-47.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2014) "Identity Management in the Retail Industry: The Ladder to Move to the Next Level in the Internet Economy", American Journal of Business, Economics and Management, (Accepted for Publication).
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) Critical Thoughts from a Government Mindset - Thoughts with Impact Series (Part IV). Chartridge Books Oxford, Oxford, UK.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) Critical Insights from a Practitioner Mindset - Thoughts with Impact Series, (Part III). Chartridge Books Oxford, Oxford, UK.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) Critical Thoughts from a Government Perspective - Thoughts with Impact Series (Part II). Chartridge Books Oxford, Oxford, UK.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) Critical Insights from Government Projects - Thoughts with Impact, (Part I). Chartridge Books Oxford, Oxford, UK.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) "Environment Sustainability in the Age of Digital Revolution: A Review of the Field". American Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 202-211.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) "Workforce Nationalisation between the Supply and Demand: A Study of the Reality of Workforce Nationalisation in the Arab World", Strategic Visions, No. 4, pp. 8-51.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) "Technological and Mobility Trends in e-Government". Business and Management Research, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 90-112.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) "Connected Government: UAE Government Integration Strategy". Business and Management Horizons, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp.74-95.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) "Triggering the Smart Identity Cards Supply Chain", Technology and Investment, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 69-75.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M., Farmer, M. and Qadri, J. (2013) "A cohesive and comprehensive framework to address identity, trust and security in e-government: The Case of the UAE", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2013), Toronto, Canada, June 24-26, 2013.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) "Exploring the Role of Technology in a Joined up Government: A Proposed Framework for Service Governance", International Journal of Electronic Governance and Research, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 196-204.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) "e-Government in Arab Countries: A 6-Staged Roadmap to Develop the Public Sector", Journal of Management and Strategy, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 80-107.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) "Identity and Mobility in a Digital World '?", Technology and Investment, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 7-12.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) "Data Ownership: Who Owns 'My Data'?", International Journal of Management and Information Technology, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-8.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) "Customer Relationship Management: A Proposed Framework from a Government Perspective", Journal of Management and Strategy, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 34-54.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) "Biometrics Technology and the New Economy", International Journal of Innovation in the Digital Economy, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 1-28
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) "e-Voting in UAE FNC Elections: A Case Study", Information and Knowledge Management, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp. 25-84.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) "Emerging Markets and Digital Economy: Building Trust in the Virtual World", International Journal of Innovation in the Digital Economy, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 57-69.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) "eGovernment Strategies: The Case of the United Arab Emirates", European Journal of ePractice, No. 17, pp. 126-150.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) "Corporate Government Strategy Development: A Case Study", Business Management Dynamics, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 5-24.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) "PKI in Government Digital Identity Management Systems", Surviving in the Digital eID World, European Journal of ePractice, No. 4, pp. 4-21.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) "PKI Technology: A Government Experience", International Journal of Computer Science Engineering and Information Technology Research, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 115-141.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) "The Role of Digital Certificates In Contemporary Government Systems: The Case of UAE Identity Authority", International Journal of Computer Science Engineering and Information Technology Research, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 41-55.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) "Population Growth and Government Modernisation Efforts", International Journal of Research in Management & Technology, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-8.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) "Projects Management in Reality: Lessons from Government Projects", Business and Management Review, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 1-14.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) "Targeting Results: Lessons Learned from the UAE National ID Program", Global Journal of Computer Application and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 830-836.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2011) "Optimizing Identity and Access Management (IAM) Frameworks", International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 461-477.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. and Bechlaghem, M. (2011) "Towards Federated e-Identity Management across GCC – A Solution’s Framework", Global Journal of Strategies & Governance, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 30-49.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2011) "An Innovative Approach for e-Government Transformation". International Journal of Managing Value and Supply Chains, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 22-43.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2011) "PKI in Government Identity Management Systems". International Journal of Network Security & Its Applications, Vol.3, No.3, pp. 69-96.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2011) "Re-Thinking Enrolment in Identity Schemes". International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 912-925.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2011) "Improving Organizational Performance through Understanding Human Motivation". Chinese Business Review, Vol.10, No.5, pp. 384-394.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2011) "Targeting Results". Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Kuala Lumpur, January 22-24, 2011, pp.104-111.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2011) "When Strategic Focus is Needed in Organizations", Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Changing Perspective of Management: Revisiting the Existing and Explore the Novel Ideas, Nepalese Academy of Management, Nepal, 10-12 March 2011, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 336-340.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2010) "Facing the Challenge of Enrolment in National ID Schemes", The Biometric Landscape in Europe', Proceedings of the Special Interest Group on Biometrics and Electronic Signatures, BIOSIG 2010, Darmstadt, Germany, September 09 -10, 2010, pp.13-28.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2010) " The Question of Identity - The Challenge of Identity in a Changing World: The Case of GCC Countries," Proceedings of the 21st-Century Gulf: The Challenge of Identity, University of Exeter, U.K., 30 June - 3 July 2010, pp. 1-9.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. & Al-Mazrouei, N.M. (2010) "A strategy framework for the risk assessment and mitigation for large e-government projects", International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, Vol. 10 No. 10 pp. 34-39.
  • Westland, D.D. and Al-Khouri, A.M. (2010) "Supporting e-Government Progress in the United Arab Emirates," Journal of E-Government Studies and Best Practices, Vol. 2010. pp.1-9.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2010) "Improving Organisational Performance", Proceedings of the 18th Annual International Conference on Modern Workforce Challenges, Responsibilities, and Rights in the Global Community, The Association on Employment Practices and Principles (AEPP), 29 September to 01 October 2010, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. pp. 24-37.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2010) "Succeeding with Transformational Initiatives: Practical Approaches for Managing Change," Management Research and Practice Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 108-131.
  • Al-Raisi, A.N. & Al-Khouri, A.M. (2010) "Public Value and ROI in the Government Sector," Advances In Management, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 33-38.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2008) “Why Projects Fail? The devil is in the detail,” Project Magazine [Online]. Available from:www.projectmagazine.com.
  • Al-Raisi, A.N. & Al-Khouri, A.M. (2008) “Iris recognition and the challenge of homeland and border control security in UAE,” Telematics and Informatics, Vol. 25, pp. 117-132.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. & Bal, J. (2007) “Digital Identities and the Promise of the Technology Trio: PKI, Smart Cards, and Biometrics,” Journal of Computer Science, vol.3, no. 5, pp.361-367. This paper was quoted for its innovative approach in the: Summer ’07 Intelligence section in MIT Sloan Management Review.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. & Bal, J. (2007) "Electronic Government in the GCC Countries," International Journal Of Social Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp.83-98.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2007) “Using Quality Models to Evaluate National ID systems: the Case of the UAE,” International Journal Of Social Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp.117 -130.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2007) “UAE National ID Programme Case Study,” International Journal Of Social Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp.62-69.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2007) “A Methodology for Managing Large-Scale IT Projects,” Proceedings of Warwick Engineering Conference, Warwick University, Warwick, United Kingdom, May 23, pp.1-6.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2007) “Quality Models for IT Systems,” Proceedings of World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vienna, Austria, Vol. 21.

Conferences

Conferences

  • Frequent and renowned speaker, participated in 100+ national and international conferences and forums, talking on various development topics: management, economy, social, environmental, etc. Following is a list of some recent conferences:

2014

  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2014) 'Swimming with Crocodiles', 3rd International Conference on Organisational Learning, October 27-28, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2014) 'Biometrics in Action', 4th IEEE International Symposium on Biometrics & Security Technologies (ISBAST 2014), August 26-27, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2014) 'Changing face of Business Economics in the Knowledge Economy', International Conference on Business Economics and Management - (Management-2014), April 21-23, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2014) 'Transforming to Smart Government', International Summit on Bio-Metrics & Smart Government (IBMSGS' 2014), March 22-24, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2014) 'Keynote: Identity Management in Digitally Mobile World', Abu Dhabi ID Summit, ID World, February 24-25, Emirates Centre for Strategic Research and Studies, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2014) 'Digital Economy & Emerging Realities', 7th Annual Network International User Conference, February 12-13, New Delhi, India.

2013

  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Mobility & Identity', Electronic Government Megatrends Conference, 2013 Cartes Exhibition, November 19-21, Paris, France.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Excellence Journey: Bridging the Gap between Planning and Execution', Quality & Excellence Forum, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, November 14, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Social Responsibility: An Analytical Study of the Concept and Application', 1st Regional Forum on Social Responsibility, November 4-6, Atlantis Hotel, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Digital Identity Risk in the era of Information Explosion', I-SAFE 2013 Conference, Information Systems Audit & Control Association (ISACA), 30 – 31 October 30-31, Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Organisational Learning: Dancing with Elephants', 2nd International Conference on Organisational Learning, October 30-31, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Supporting the Development of Public Sector', United Nations Development Programme, October 17, New York, USA.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Impact of Identity Management on Retail Industry', Middle East Retail Forum: Reinventing retail growth in the Middle East, October 28-29, JW Marriot Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Federated e-Identity Management across Gulf Corporation Countries', Identity Services for Government Mobility & Enterprise Conference (World e-ID Congress), September 25-27, Nice, French Rivera.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Human Capital Development in the Arab World', Government HR Summit, September 22-24, Jumeirah Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Privacy & Data Protection in the Digital World', 2nd Annual Gulf Cooperation Council e-Participation & e-Governance Forum, Organised by: Abu Dhabi University Knowledge Group and UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, September 9-11, Dusit Thani Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Change Management Practices in Government' - Panel Discussion, UAE Conference on Government Excellence, June 4, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Sustainability in the Age of Digital Revolution', International & Middle East Conference on Sustainability & Human Development – IMESH 2013, June 2-3, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Homeland Security Exploring the Role of National Identity Management Infrastructure', Homeland Security Summit Middle East, May 27-28, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Human Resources Management Challenges', 3rd Annual Conference on Organisational and HR Best Practices, May 22-23, Sharjah, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Technology Trends in e-Government', 19th GCC eGovernment and eServices Conference 2013, May 18-22, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Keynote: Trends in Government and Public Sector', Cards and Payment Middle East 2012 Conference, May 14-15, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Exploring the Role of Modern Identity Management Infrastructure in Developing a Comprehensive National Statistics', Abu Dhabi Statistics Conference 2013, May 12-13, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'UAE Identity Management Infrastructure', Border Management and Technologies Summit, May 2-3, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) ' Exploring the Role of Modern Identity Management Infrastructure in Developing a Comprehensive National Statistics System', Abu Dhabi Statistics Conference 2013, May 12-13, Ritz Carlton, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Keynote: Shielding the Government', Digital Shield Summit, April 21-23, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'The Role of Government in Developing the Public Sector', Bi-Annual IMAGE Users Group Forum, April 15-18, Paris, France.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Workforce Nationalisation between the Supply and Demand', 10th Conference on Localisation and Executive Management, April 11, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Localisation Challenges', 2nd Arab Conference on Human Resources, March 12-13, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Privacy in the Age of Big Data', Big Data Systems, Applications and Privacy, March 10-11, New York University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'Keynote: Trends in the Identity Field', Abu Dhabi ID Summit, ID World, February 11-12, Emirates Centre for Strategic Research and Studies, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2013) 'UAE Identity Management Infrastructure and its role in Developing More Inclusive and Innovative Government', 5th Government Technology Summit – Middle East, 5 – 6 February 2013 , Abu Dhabi, UAE.

2012

  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) 'Innovative Leadership', Creative and Innovative Leadership Conference, November 25-26, UAE University, Al Ain, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) 'Partnership Management and Organisational Excellence', Partnership for Excellence Conference, November 25-26, Dubai Police, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) 'e-Government Transformation: A Proposed Innovative Model', The 2nd Annual IT for Government Summit 2012, November 19-21, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) 'Keynote: Government Learning', Organisational Learning Conference - MENA, October. 22, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) 'Partnership Management', 7th Annual Conference on Government Best Practices, November 1, Ras Al Khaima, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) 'Keynote: The Real Impact of Secure Printing on our Societies', 11th Asian, Middle East and African High Security Printing Conference, Sept. 24-26, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) 'Strategic Vision: Public eID Programs in GCC Countries', World e-ID Congress, Identity Services for Government Healtchare & Enterprise, Sept. 19-21, Nice French Riviera, France.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) 'Customer Satisfaction: A Quality Model', International Conference on Customer Satisfaction, European Society for Quality Research (ESQR). June. 24, Rome, Italy.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) '3rd Generation eGovernment: eGovernment Projects Trends', 18th GCC eGovernment and eServices Conference, May 19-23, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) 'Keynote: Identity in a Changing World', Cards and Payment Middle East 2012 Conference, May 15-16, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) 'Human Resources at Emirates Identity Authority: A Building Block of the New Strategic Plan', Sharing Best Practices of Investors in People Forum, Feb 24, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) 'Global Revolution', Abu Dhabi World ID Summit, March 18-19, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2012) 'Identity Management Infrastructure in the UAE', FutureGov Forum, February 21-22, Jakarata, Indonesia.

2011

  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2011) 'Emirates Identity Strategic Plan: Lessons Learned from the Reading of the Current and Envisaging the Future', UAE Government Organizations and Leaders Achievement Conference, November 29-30, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2011) 'The Development of a Federal Digital Identity', BIT's 1st Annual International Congress of u-World 2011, October 23-25, 2011, Dalian World EXPO Center (DWEC), China.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2011) 'Emerging Markets in Digital World', Summit on Information and Network Security for Emerging Markets, September 20-21, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2011) 'eGovernment Transformation: GCC eServices Delivery Standards and Recent Developments', 17thGCC eGovernmentand eServices Conference, May 21-25, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2011) ' The Development of Digital Economy: Recent Advances in Practice', Security Document World 2011, April 4-6, London, UK.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2011) 'Case Study: Strategy Development at Emirates Identity Authority', 4th UAE 2015 Government Organisations Strategy Development Summit, April 5-6, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2011) 'Driving Forces: The Role of Advanced Biometric Systems in Building Modern Societies', Abu Dhabi Global ID Summit for Advanced Identity Systems, April 3-4, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2011) 'Strategy Development at Emirates Identity Authority', Changing Perspective of Management: Revisit the Existing and Explore the Novel Ideas, International Conference Jointly organized by Nepalese Academy of Management and KFA Business School, March 10-12, 2011, Nepal.

2010

  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2010) 'Trends and Development in Government Sector: Building e-Government Backbone', e-Government Conference, December 21, 2010, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2010) 'Customer Centricity and National Identity Infrastructure: Key Thoughts & Reflections', ID World Congress, November 16-18, Milan, Italy.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2010) 'Facing the Challenge of Enrolment in National ID Schemes', The Biometric Landscape in Europe, BEST NETWORK – BIOSIG, September 9-10, Darmstadt, Germany.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2010) 'The Question of Identity in GCC Countries', The 21st-Century Gulf: The Challenge of Identity, June 30 - July 3, University of Exeter, Exeter, U.K.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2010) 'UAE Identity Management Infrastructure' , GCC Anti-Trafficking and Board Control Summit, December 12-15, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2010) 'The Development of a National Identity Management System to Support National Security and Economy', World Hi-Tech Forum, October 14, London, U.K.

2009

  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2009) 'National ID Programs: Some Insights from the UAE' , ID World Congress, November 3-5, Milan, Italy.

2008

  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2008) 'Public Value and ROI Measurement in Government Sector', FutureGov Summit, October 15-17, Bali, Indonesia.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2008) 'Challenges in the Management of Strategic Government Projects: The Case of the UAE National ID Program' , e-Identity and Access Asia 2008, July 8-9, Singapore.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2008) 'Impact of Biometrics and its applications in the GCC regional Border Control programmes, working towards a common framework' , eStrategies Roundtable, British Publishers, January 23, Bahrain.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2008) 'Transforming A Government' , e-Government Conference & Exhibition, March 15-18, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2008) 'Securing Information: Implementing Appropriate Controls of Access to Information', Government Information Forum, May 7-9, Singapore.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2008) 'Smart Identities and e-Governance' , Cardex Conference, May 25-27, Cairo, Egypt.

2007

  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2007) ‘National ID Projects: a challenging journey: Key Thoughts around the management and implementation of Citizen ID Programs’ , eID and Border Control in the Middle East Roundtable Meeting: A landmark debate bringing together a unique blend of the public and private sectors, eStrategies, British Publishers, March 26, Dubai, UAE
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2007) ‘Managing ID Projects’, Identity Summit, April 15-18, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2007) ‘Large IT Projects: Pitfalls to Watch For - Lesson from UAE National ID Card Project’ , Card Technology & Strategies II Conference, June 11-13, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2007) 'Key Thoughts around the management and implementation of Citizen ID Programs', Citizen ID Forum – ID World International Congress, June 21-22, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2007) ‘Why Large Government IT Projects Fail: Some Practical Thoughts’, Government Technology Summit, October 24-26, Phuket, Thailand.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2007) ‘The Role of Project Management in Enhancing Systems Security’, The 2nd Middle East IT Security Summit, November 5-7, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2007) 'Did we miss up with our project management methodology?', ID WORLD International Congress, Nov 26–28, Milan, Italy.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2007) 'The Local Dimension: Knowing Who’s Who', Financial times 2nd Annual Conference Combating Financial Crime: Middle East, Nov 26, Dubai, UAE.

2006

  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2006) ‘Advanced Technologies in National ID Systems’, Card Technology and Strategy Conference, February 20–21, Kula Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2006) ‘Difficulty in Managing Large IT Projects’, Identity Summit - Institute for International Research, March 25–28, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2006) ‘The Choice of Project Management Methodologies’, Electronic Passport Forum, June 8–9, Paris, France.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2006) ‘Management of Government Projects’ , The Government Technology Summit and Exhibition - The World Development Forum, September 03–05, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2006) 'The Role of UAE National Identity as a Backbone for e-Government', Global Identity Infrastructure Summit, November 25-26, London, UK.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2006) ' Pitfalls in Large Scale IT Projects: The Case of UAE National ID Card Program', Electronic Passport Forum- ID World International Congress, November 28-30, Milan, Italy.

2005

  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2005) ‘UAE National ID Project’, InterSec 2005 Conference and Exhibition, Jan 15–17, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2005) ‘National IDs and State Security’, Security and Management Summit, April 09, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2005) ‘Identity Management’, Identity Summit, June 05–07, Dubai, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2005) ‘Biometrics in National ID Systems’, Biometrics Conference, Oct 19–21, London, UK.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2005) ‘Personal Security’, Middle East Safety & Security Conference, Nov 09–11, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

2004

  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2004) 'The UAE Iris Expellees Tracking and Border Control System', The Future of Secure Documents, December 9-10, Florida, USA.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2004) 'Biometrics', The Identity Summit - Institute for International Research (IIR), April 16-18, Dubai, UAE.

2003

  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2003) 'Iris Recognition and Boarder Control', e-UAE Conference, Abu Dhabi Women's College, December 14, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Al-Khouri, A.M. (2003) 'Iris Biometric: A Technology to Watch For', Biometrics, October 29-31, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster, London, UK.

Community Service

Community Service

  • Contributed to the establishment of the Emirates Organisational Learning Centre in the UAE, in cooperation with the founder of the International Society of Organisational Learning in the USA, Professor Peter Senge. This non-profit centre was established in 2011 to act as a regional knowledge house and support the development of government institutions in the UAE.
  • Participated in the organanisation and hosting of numerous international and regional conferences in the UAE and abroad in cooperation with international agencies including the European Union and the United Nations Development Program.
  • Active member of local and international groups concerned with social responsibility and environment protection and has play a key role in converting all Emirates Identity Authority's centres to become eco-friendly.
  • Member of Advisory Boards for many international conferences and workshops.
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