NYU Abu Dhabi offers a lively forum for the exchange of ideas with local audiences as well as worldwide academic and research communities. The NYUAD Institute, Arts Center and Art Gallery present academic conferences, lectures, and performances and exhibitions from distinguished scholarly guests and professional artists from around the world.

Upcoming events are listed below. If you weren't able to attend an event or want to get an idea of what's in store for this year, see past public events here.

  1. Dialogues with the Past:  Documenting Heritage in the UAE

    By Invitation Only Read More
  2. Startup War Stories

    Part of "Startup Series 2016"

    Open to the Public Read More
  3. The 2016 Presidential Election in Global Perspective

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  4. Breast Cancer Awareness High Tea

    5:00-7:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  5. Disco Manila in Concert

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  6. Disco Manila Live Band Karaoke

    4:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  7. Business Model Generation and Customer Development

    Ahmed Giujou

    Part of "startAD Digital and Business Literacy Program"

    Open to the Public Read More
  8. GEN Leadership Development Workshop 1

    Part of "Girls Education Network (GEN) Workshop Series"

    5:00-7:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  9. Cultural Connections of Mleiha (3rd Century BCE to 3rd Century CE)

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  10. Yellow Brick Road

    Tomi Tsunoda 8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  11. Web 101: Intro to Web Design and Web Development

    Craig Protzel

    Part of "startAD Digital and Business Literacy Program"

    Open to the Public Read More
  12. Yellow Brick Road

    Tomi Tsunoda 2:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  13. GEN Leadership Development Workshop 2

    Part of "Girls Education Network (GEN) Workshop Series"

    5:00-7:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  14. Architecture Without Architects

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  15. Tech Tuesdays - FinTech

    Part of "startAD Tech Tuesdays"

    Open to the Public Read More
  16. Tech Tuesdays - Social Robotics

    Part of "startAD Tech Tuesdays"

    Open to the Public Read More
  17. Team Dynamics

    Part of "Startup Series 2016"

    Open to the Public Read More
  18. Driss el Maloumi and Debashish Battacharya

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  19. Fundamentals of Digital Marketing

    Ahmad Abugosh

    Part of "startAD Digital and Business Literacy Program"

    Open to the Public Read More
  20. GEN Leadership Development Workshop 3

    Part of "Girls Education Network (GEN) Workshop Series"

    5:00-7:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  21. The Internal Dynamics of Yemen's Deep Crisis

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  22. Notes of a Native Song

    Stew, Heidi Rodewald 8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  23. GEN Leadership Development Workshop 4

    Part of "Girls Education Network (GEN) Workshop Series"

    5:00-7:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  24. Startup Series - Customer Development

    Part of "Startup Series 2016"

    Open to the Public Read More
  25. Beginner Mobile App Development

    Hussam Mohiseneh

    Part of "startAD Digital and Business Literacy Program"

    Open to the Public Read More
  26. GEN Leadership Development Workshop 5

    Part of "Girls Education Network (GEN) Workshop Series"

    5:00-7:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  27. Arabic Dialect Technologies (WARDAT)

    By Invitation Only Read More
  28. Holoscenes

    4:00-9:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  29. Digital Marketing Expanded (Social Media and Digital Newsletters)

    Ahmad Abugosh

    Part of "startAD Digital and Business Literacy Program"

    Open to the Public Read More
  30. The 2nd NYUAD Transportation Symposium

    9:00am - 5:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  31. GEN Leadership Development Workshop 6

    Part of "Girls Education Network (GEN) Workshop Series"

    5:00-7:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  32. 2nd Joint UAE Symposium on Social Robotics

    9:00am - 5:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  33. Startup Series – Crafting Your Pitch and Telling Your Story

    Part of "Startup Series 2016"

    Open to the Public Read More
  34. The Hour of Feeling

    Mona Mansour

    Part of "Arab Voices: here/there/then/now"

    7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  35. Oh My Sweet Land

    Amir Nizar Zuabi

    Part of "Arab Voices: here/there/then/now"

    7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  36. Foot

    Ismail Khalid

    Part of "Arab Voices: here/there/then/now"

    7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  37. Food and Fadwa

    Lameece Issaq, Jacob Kader

    Part of "Arab Voices: here/there/then/now"

    7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  38. Hekayah the Story

    7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  39. Startup Series – Managing Your Burnrate

    Part of "Startup Series 2016"

    Open to the Public Read More
  40. Startup Finance (Due Diligence)

    Tammer Qaddummi

    Part of "startAD Digital and Business Literacy Program"

    Open to the Public Read More
  41. Library of Arabic Literature

    By Invitation Only Read More
  42. Tech Tuesdays – AI (Artificial Intelligence) and VR (Virtual Reality)

    Part of "startAD Tech Tuesdays"

    Open to the Public Read More
  43. Marriage, Family, Religion and Culture

    By Invitation Only Read More
  44. Winter Institute in Statistical Genetics Abu Dhabi 2017

    9:00am - 5:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  45. Bang on a Can All-Stars

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  46. Steel Hammer

    2:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  47. Steel Hammer

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  48. Aziz Sahmaoui & University of Gnawa and Noura Mint Seymali

    7:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  49. DakhaBrakha and Dengue Fever

    7:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  50. Trisha Brown: In Plain Site

    11:00am Open to the Public Read More
  51. Trisha Brown: In Plain Site

    4:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  52. Imagine Science Abu Dhabi

    Open to the Public Read More
  53. An Iliad

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  54. Radhe Radhe: Rites of Holi

    Prashant Bhargava, Vijay Iyer Trio 8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  55. Noche Flamenca’s Antigona

    Soledad Barrio 8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  56. Nufonia Must Fall

    DJ Kid Koala 8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  57. Nufonia Must Fall

    DJ Kid Koala 4:00pm Open to the Public Read More