ICEP 2020

ICEP 2.0

ICEP 2020 SCHEDULE

WE CAREFULLY CURATED THIS AGENDA TO HIGHLIGHT THE MOST IMPORTANT TOPICS BY BRINGING TO THE DIALOGUE, LOCAL, REGIONAL, AND INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS 

December, 14th
STARTS- 10:00 UTC/GMT +2
ENDS- 18:00 UTC/GMT +2

A message from the Co-Chairs: Importance of Convening ICEP 2.0 virtually

SESSION SPEAKERS

Special Message from HE Dr. Mohamad Shtayyeh, Prime Minister, State of Palestine

  • Steffi Czerny-Senior Advisor to the publisher, Hubert Burda Media
  • Samer Khoury, Chairman, Consolidated Contractors Co.
  • Hashim Shawa, Chairman, Bank of Palestine Group

Moderated by Kamel Husseini, ICEP 2.0 Organizing Committee, YGL 2007

The Role 4IR plays in shaping economic and social fabric of the country

SESSION SPEAKERS

  • Chizuru Suga, Head of the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Japan, World Economic Forum
  • Bjorn Tore Markussen, Chief Executive Officer of the C4IR Ocean
  • SungAh Lee, Head of Country Accelerators, New Economy and Society, World Economic Forum
  • Sheikh Tanjeb Islam, Head of Government Affairs-Centre for the 4th Industrial Revolution Network, World Economic Forum
  • Dana Alami, Curator of Global Shaper East Jerusalem Hub

Moderated by: Mirek Dusek, Deputy Head of the Centre for Regional and Geopolitical Affairs, Head of Europe, Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, World Economic Forum

The Innovation Ecosystem in Palestine: The enabling environment for startup growth

SESSION SPEAKERS

  • H.E. Usama Sadawi, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Empowerment, Palestine
  • Kanthan Shankar , World Bank Country Director for West Bank and Gaza
  • Fares Nimri, Managing Director, Techstars Resilience Program Jordan/Palestine
  • Yasar Jarrar, Global Economy Fellow, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, USA/UAE YGL 2009
  • Lana Abu Hijleh, Country Director, Global Communities Palestine, Chairwoman, Intersect Innovation Hub
  • Ryan Sturgill ,Director of Gaza Sky Geeks (GSG)

Moderated by: Rateb Rabi, Co-Founder & Managing Director at Intersect Innovation Hub

The Funding Map in Palestine: from Early Stage to VC Funding

SESSION SPEAKERS

  • Beatrice Maser, Regional Director, International Finance Corporation, MENA
  • Habib Hazan, Managing General Partner, Ibtikar Innovation Fund
  • Mary Nazzal, Chairperson, Jordan Growth & Impact Fund, YGL 2013 
  • Abeer Yaziji, Curator, Gaza Hub, Global Shapers

Moderated by: Fadi Ghandour, Chairman Wamda Capital

Palestine as a R&D & Outsourcing Hub: A Vision for Development

SESSION SPEAKERS

  • Frank Müller, CEO Axsos, Germany
  • Husam Barkawi, CEO, ITG
  • Sam Daoud, Director of Product Management at Amazon, USA
  • Yahya Mosleh, Curator, Nablus Hub, Global Shapers 
  • Laith Kassis, Director Fikra, Paltel Group Innovation Hub

Testimonial videos from International Companies working with Palestinian tech professionals

Moderated by: Éric Hazan, Director/Sr. Partner, McKinsey Co.

The Startup Generation of Palestine A round table with 5 startups: Going beyond the Pitch

SESSION SPEAKERS

  • Roberto Croci, Regional Managing Director, Microsoft for Startups, Middle East & Africa, UAE
  • Omar Hassan, Managing Director, Global Growth Hub
  • Jamil Mazzawi, Founder, Optima, (Autonomous Driving)
  • Salah Sady, Founder, Blue Filter, (Water Innovation)
  • Aws Nabulsi, Founder, Gamiphy, (Customer Engagement)
  • Hamzeh Ghosheh, Founder, Naviatx, (Analytics Insurance)
  • Shorouq Qawariq, Founder, Rumman, (Financial Well-being)

Moderated by: Hani Alami, Founder JEST Hub, East Jerusalem

Meet the passion and energy of Startup Companies of Palestine: A video of 5 pitches by a select group of Startups

You are encouraged to reach out, post-event, to startup companies, via ICEP’s website.

Break with a virtual tour of Bethlehem, Palestine
Visit the beautiful city of Bethlehem, the birthplace of Love and Peace
Meet the passion and energy of Startup Companies of Palestine: A video of 5 pitches by a select group of Startups

You are encouraged to reach out, post-event, to startup companies, via ICEP’s website.

Dialogue with Silicon Valley: Startup Success & Survival in a Post – Pandemic Digital World

SESSION SPEAKERS

  • Don Loeb, CEO, Headlands West Advisory, LLC, USA
  • Ibrahim Al Husseini, Founder Full Cycle Investment Fund, USA
  • Reem Khoury, Co-founder and CEO, Whyise, Impact Analytics Solutions, Jordan
  • Dawoud Zahran, Curator, Ramallah Hub, Global Shapers, Director of MISSION

Moderated by: Adil Kalam, Co-Founder SV Palestine, USA

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