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Arab Digital Innovation Forum Beirut

Under the patronage of

H.E. Prime Minister Mr. Saad Hariri

the PCA is holding on June 27-28, 2019 in Beirut the

WSA Digital Arab Innovation Forum.

 

 

 

 

June 27 & 28 2019, IRI-Lebanese University Hadath, Beirut, Lebanon

 

Highlighting Digital Innovation from the Arab Region, the WSA Digital Arab Innovation Forum will bring together digital entrepreneurs and content developers from the Arabic speaking world, demonstrating the richness and diversity of Arabic digital content and strengthening regional networks and collaboration.

 

 

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OBJECTIVES

  • Connect for impact - the best WSA applications from the Arabic region
  • Strengthen regional cooperation
  • Refresh the knowledge exchange in the Arab region

HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • Pitching sessions from regional techpreneurs
  • Moderated workshops and keynotes from international IT experts
  • Jury meeting and selection of WSA Arab Region winners
  • Networking and knowledge transfer sessions
  • Cultural program
  • Gala dinner and award ceremony

 

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DRAFT AGENDA

Thursday, June 27th

  • 10:00 Welcome Words by Prof. Dr. Peter A. Bruck, Chairman WSA and Gabriel Deek, WSA Expert Lebanon
  • 10:30 Arab Digital Innovation Fishbowl - Interactive Discussion Format about Innovation ecosystems, tech-entrepreneurship with WSA Global Council member, Manar Alhashash, eContent Alchemist. Kuwait
  • 11:30 Pitching Session of Regional Start-Ups and Social Businesses
  • 13:30 Lunch
  • 14:30 Visit to Ancient City of Byblos
  • 19:30 Dinner

Friday, June 28th

  • 10:00 Innovation Keynotes by Ralph Simon, CEO Mobilium, UK and Dorothy Gordon, Consultant ICT for Development, Ghana
  • 10:30 Pitching Session of Regional Start-Ups and Social Businesses::FINALISTS
  • 13:30 Lunch
  • 14:30 Visit to Beiteddine Palace
  • 21:00 Gala Dinner and Award Ceremony, celebrating the best Digital Innovations from the Arab Region under the patronage of H.E. Prime Minister Mr. Saad Hariri

 

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KEY PARTICIPANTS

 

Ubaydli Ubaydli

Chairman

BTECH

Lebanon

Batoul Husseini

Director of Digital Government and Corporate Social Responsibility

SAP

Syrian Arab Republic

Samar El Sheikh

Partners Development Unit Manager

ITIDA

Egypt

Zuheir Lakhdissi

CEO and Co-founder

Dial Technologies

Morocco

Ralph Simon

Chief Executive & Founder

Mobilium International

United Kingdom

Peter A. Bruck

WSA Chairman

World Summit Awards

Austria

Gabriel Deek

Ex-President

Professional Computer Association (PCA)

Lebanon

Manar Al Hashash

eContent Alchemist & Activist ; Board of Directors, World Summit Award (WSA)

DotDesign

Kuwait

Dorothy Gordon

Consultant

Technology for Development Consultant

Ghana

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