Jul 18,2011

Thank you to TechWadi members and Silicon Valley professionals that joined our welcoming forum for Lisa Anderson, President of AUC.

We heard from a rich cadre of speakers including Valley entrepreneurs, investors, film-makers, and educators. Full agenda is below in addition to some photos for your viewing pleasure.

This event was open to TechWadi members only. Renew your membership by visiting this link.

Agenda Wednesday July 20
5:00-5:10 Blueprint for Success Lisa Anderson will overview the successes the university has achieved in the past few years – and the opportunities that lie ahead.
5:10-5:20 Rising Thru Entrepreneurship Roham Gharegozlou and Joe Kell will shine lights on a much anticipated initiative to build the entrepreneurship ecosystem – in partnership with PlugandPlay, AUC, TechWadi, and the US government.
5:20-5:30 MisrEDU Abbas El Gamal of Stanford University highlights an unprecedented initiative among US academics to contribute to education and training in Egypt.
5:30-5:40 Startup Revolution Lee Lorenzen of Altura Ventures presents TheGoldenTicket.eg – a Rock Candy Revolution Fundraising Plan for a Full Employment Initiative (FEI) for Egypt
5:40-5:50 Journalism 3.0 Documentary film-maker and Stanford Knight Center Fellow Jigar Mehta brings to life the Egyptian revolution as seen -and recorded- by its protagonists.
5:50-6:00 CEO Forum: January 25, 2012 At the first anniversary of the Revolution, the world’s top business leaders will meet in Cairo to celebrate success and stimulate the economy
6:00-6:10 Mobilizing the Alumni Nadim Maluf, Qnovo CEO and member of the Board of AUB, will share his perspective on means and impact of engaging the diaspora alumni.
6:10-6:20 University Entrepreneurship Tom Kosnik, Professor at Stanford Technology Ventures Program, will share his experience both at PnP University and the National university of Singapore
6:20-6:30 Business Acceleration Four Plug and Play international entrepreneurs will highlight the advantages and results of business acceleration in Silicon Valley

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