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

10:00 Opening Remarks || MAIN SESSION 01
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

10:45 This Session is hosted by the World Economic Forum || MAIN SESSION 02
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

11:45 This session is hosted by Intersect Innovation Hub || MAIN SESSION 03
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

12:45 MAIN SESSION 04
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

13:45 Testimonials from International Companies || MAIN SESSION 05
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.

14:45 This session is hosted by JEST Hub || MAIN SESSION 06
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

15:45 Startup Pitches || Meet the Startups of Palestine By Video, Round 01
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.

16:15 Break || Virtual Tour of Bethlehem
Break with a virtual tour of Bethlehem, Palestine
Visit the beautiful city of Bethlehem, the birthplace of Love and Peace
16:30 Startup Pitches || Meet the Startups of Palestine By Video, Round 02
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.

17:00 This session is hosted by SV Palestine || CLOSING SESSION
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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