Under the patronage of Sheikh Juma bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Al Falah University (AFU), Al Falah University has concluded the 4th AFU International Conference (Virtual Conference): Towards Advanced Scientific Knowledge (TASK4-2021).

AFU has created a stimulating and interactive platform through which more than 130 researchers and academics from 23 countries have gathered virtually for 2 days, to present their theoretical and applied studies in eclectic fields.

Prof. Adi Arida, President of the university, stated that: "this year's TASK4 conference represents a notable platform for researchers from around the world to discuss and share ideas and findings on business challenges and the significant impacts of the pandemic from broad perspectives including -but not limited- to business administration, mass communication, psychology, social sciences, statistics and law.''

Prof. Arida added, ''the United Arab Emirates, under its wise leadership, is always keen to foster a collaborative academic environment that promotes scientific research, knowledge acquisition, educational findings, and welcomes researchers from around the globe to achieve the Country’s vision of supporting innovative projects and researches in various multidisciplinary fields.''

Meanwhile, Prof. Amjad Al-Nasser, Head of Conference stated that ''during these exceptional, challenging circumstances, Al Falah University has been keen on organizing and designing the course of its international conference on the current scientific research trends and impacts affected by the pandemic.''

Prof. Amjad Al-Nasser, TASK4-2021 Head, pointed out, additionally, that the current conference is aimed at constituting a step towards the desired goal and participating in the sustainable, persistent development march the United Arab Emirates is witnessing these days.The Conference is also convened with a view to emphasize interrelated studies that serve humanity’s issues, concerns and great aspirations and ambitions.

TASK4-2021, which was held within two days, covered many important axes, related to technology, business administration, the development of educational systems in light of the pandemic; in addition to, the impact of artificial intelligence on online distance learning, business sustainability, entrepreneurship, crisis management, social sciences, cultural and ethical impacts of technology, smart cities, A.I. business applications, and hate speech during the Covid-19 pandemic.