Last year, AINAC 2015 was under the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah. It was scheduled on the 11 th and 12 th of December at the Kempinski Hotel in Amman. The general theme for AINAC 2015 is inspired by the International Year of Light as tribute to UNESCO's educational campaign titled "1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn al-Haytham", where the great Arab scientist Ibn al-Haytham's contribution to modern optics is to be celebrated.
More than 400 people attended AINAC 2015 from more than 20 countries (such as China, Sudan, Lebanon, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Palestine, and UK). 60 students were sponsored by Aramex to attend AINAC. The conference activities included:
- Keynote speech by:
- H.E. Prof. Labib Khadra - Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research
- H.E. Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh - Founder and Chair, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org)
- Workshops: e.g. Cambridge University and Qatar University.
- Qomra – opportunity spaces
- Student competitions and challenges