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StartSmart 2018

StartSmart Saudi Conference

A program under MIT Enterprise Forum Global, StartSmart Saudi Conference aims to encourage, motivate, and provide direction for local entrepreneurs to come up with successful social and commercial ideas and projects. This is done through a number of workshops and rich programs that are directly related to technology and innovation. The Conference will help enrich the entrepreneurs’ practical experience and add to their know-how, thus helping them take their project to advanced stages.

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03 March 2018
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Four Seasons Hotel
Kingdom Centre
Riyadh 11321
www.fourseasons.com
Speakers

Local and international experienced speakers, discussing the opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurship, technology, and digital innovation

Winners

Announcing the 9 winning team, 3 from each tracks at the MITEF Startup Competition.

Saudi Valley

An open platform for visitors and contestant to present ideas, startups & social entrepreneurship.

Agenda

Time (PM)
Topic
Speaker
Time (PM)
2:00 - 3:30
Topic
Entrepreneurs and partners exhibition
Speaker
Time (PM)
3:30 - 4:15
Topic
Registration / Welcome
Speaker
Time (PM)
4:20 - 4:40
Topic
10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018
SpeakerAntoinette Mathews
Vice - President, Licensing & Communities MIT Technology Review, Inc.; Executive Director, MIT Enterprise Forum, inc.
Time (PM)
:15 - 4:20
Topic
Welcome Address, Community Jameel
SpeakerDr. Sarah Ghaleb
SGM, Education & Entrepreneurship Initiatives, Community Jameel
Time (PM)
4:40 - 5:00
Topic
Using Entrepreneurship Education to accelerate global prosperity
SpeakerDr. Georgina Flatter
Executive Director, MIT Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship
Time (PM)
5:00 - 5:20
Topic
Instabug Journey
SpeakerOmar Gabr
CEO and Co-founder of Instabug
Time (PM)
5:20-5:50
Topic
Panel Discussion: Challenges for entrepreneurs - regulations and policies
SpeakerMohammed Babaeer - CEO & Co-founder of iBoat
Faisal Alshareef - CEO, Madad Services LLC
Lulwa Alsoudairy - Co-founder and CEO of Artistia.com
Time (PM)
5:50 - 6:25
Topic
Break - Networking / Prayer
Speaker
Time (PM)
6:25 - 6:45
Topic
The Future of Social Entrepreneurship in the Kingdom and its role in the Vision 2030
SpeakerHRH Princess Al Banderi Al Faisal - General Director of King Khalid Foundation
Sofana Dahlan - Founder & CEO of Tashkeil Global Company
Time (PM)
6:45 - 6:55
Topic
Community Jameel Speech
Speaker
Time (PM)
6:55 - 7:00
Topic
MITEF Saudi Short Film
Speaker
Time (PM)
7:00 - 7:10
Topic
Strategic partner Speech/ ZAIN
SpeakerSultan Alshahrani
Chief HR & Communication Officer
Time (PM)
7:10 - 7:20
Topic
Strategic partner Speech/ DULANI
SpeakerKhaled Karam
Marketing Manager
Time (PM)
7:20 - 7:30
Topic
Patron Speech
SpeakerDr. Majid Al-Qassabi
Minister of Commerce & Investment
Time (PM)
8:00 - 8:30
Topic
Announcement of winners
Speaker
Time (PM)
7:30 - 8:00
Topic
Honoring partners, Judges, and Speakers
Speaker
Time (PM)
8:30 - 10:00
Topic
Gala Dinner
Speaker
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