20 Apr, 2018
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1REGISTRATION17:00 - 18:00 C1-050
2Opening NightJavad Mushtaq 18:00 - 18:10 C1-050
3Opening remarks by Ambassador'sAmbassador Ms Riffat Masood , Ambassador Karl Gardner , Ambassador Artur Wilczynski 18:15 - 18:30 C1-050
4From Start-ups to Scale-up Torger Reve (NO) 18:30 - 18:40
5Building World Class Startup EcosystemJessica Guter (SWE) 18:30 - 19:00C1-050
6What can Norway learn from Sillicon Valley?James Ehrlich (US) 19:00 - 19:30C1-050
21 Apr, 2018
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1REGISTRATION09:00 - 09:30 C1-050
2Welcome and introudction09:30 - 09:35C1-050
3Building systems for social impact: MoonwalkKenneth Winther (NO) 09:35 - 10:05C1-050
4Exponential technology, Norwegian startup Ecosystem and Norway's roleSilvija Seres (NO) 10:05 - 10:35C1-050
5BREAK10:35 - 10:45
6Bringing Venture Capital to Emerging Markets: Opportunities and Challenges in PakistanRabeel Warraich (PK/UK) 10:45 - 11:00C1-050
7Perspectives from Middle East and Africa Yardenne Assa Maor (IL) 11:00 - 11:15C1-050
8Ecosystem as a Story - Narratives from the US and BeyondShaun Johnson (US) 11:15 - 11:30C1-050
9Building World Class EcosystemShaun Johnson (US) , Yardenne Assa Maor (IL) , Rabeel Warraich (PK/UK) , Tharald Nustad (NO) 11:30 - 12:00C1-050
10The Ambassador's Conversation - Fireside chatAmbassador Karl Gardner , Ambassador Artur Wilczynski 12:00 - 12:30C1-050
11LUNCH BREAK12:30 - 13:30
12How to impact 1 billion people? Dream.Simarpreet Singh (IN) 13:30 - 13.45C1-050
13What is AI doing now and the future?Julia Bossmann (US) 13:45 - 13:55C1-050
14AI in practice and impacts on work lifePritika Mehta (IN/US) 13:55 - 14:05C1-050
15AI and its impact Pritika Mehta (IN/US) , Julia Bossmann (US) , Roar Carlson (NO) 14:05 - 14:15C1-050
16Blockchain & Impact, what's next?Balázs Némethi (DE) 14:15 - 14:25C1-050
17Robotics in Healthcare: The Key to Inclusion? Sarah Doherty (US) 14:25 - 14:35C1-050
18What does it mean Blockchain + Identity? Tey El-Rjula (NL) 14:35 - 14:45C1-050
19Wa[te]r and PeaceHamza Farrukh (UK) 14:45 - 14:55C1-050
20Tech for Social GoodSarah Doherty (US) , Balázs Némethi (DE) , Valentina Primo (AR/EG) , Hamza Farrukh (UK) , Tey El-Rjula (NL) 14:55 - 15:30C1-050
21BREAK15:30 - 15:45
22Inspirational talk 2: The Intersection Of Culture and Technology: What China’s Philosophy of Development Means for the Global South Stephany Zoo (CHN/KE) 15:45 - 16:00C1-050
23Inspirational talk 3: Building Social Movements, Entrepreneurship, and Social Impact. Mike Scala (US) 16:00 - 16:15C1-050
24Fireside Chat: Passion and drive to change the worldStephany Zoo (CHN/KE) , Iman Meskini (NO) , Mike Scala (US) 16:15 - 16:30C1-050
25Innovation, collaboration and creativity to change the worldUmar Zulqarnain (CA) 16:30 - 16:45C1-050
26How To Change The World? Social Entrepreneurship and Impact InvestingPritika Mehta (IN/US) , Umar Zulqarnain (CA) , Yardenne Assa Maor (IL) , Tuomas Ylä-Kauttu (FI) , Mike Scala (US) 16:45 - 17:15C1-050
27How To Change The World - Begin within yourselfVilas Dhar (US) 17:15 - 17:35C1-050
28Wrap up and Closing17:35 - 17:50C1-050