Arabian NextGen Workshop 2014 | From Idea to Market

Date:               February 6th 2013
Location:      Dubai, UAE


Program Content
The focus of the event is to understand the enterpreneurial journey of bringing a business idea to the market.

The
discussion will be focused on entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship (inside the family business), giving attendees an insight into:
- Understanding the enterpreneurial journey
- Formulating ideas
- Successful pitching
- Developing business models
- Bring your case session
- Visit one of the most successful young technology start ups in the Emirates and learn first hand what it takes to build your own manufacturing space.

Learn from entrepreneurs, from their successes and challenges and be inspired for your own ventures!

Strengthen your entrepreneurial capacity with the ultimate view to participate in the regional growth and job creation through your family business and your own companies.


Bring your Story
Peer sessions to share and discuss any entrepreneurial stories you may have and the challenges you faced.


Speakers
Prof. Franco Vigliotti
                                               
Dean of EPFL the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne) Middle East

Dr Franco Vigliotti earned his MSc and PhD in condensed matter and laser physics in Lausanne in 2000. Simultaneously, he was an independent consultant for the Swiss cement industry (now Holcim), in the field of quality control, data analysis and management. In 2001, he was a chemical-physics research associate and postdoctoral fellow of the Swiss National Research Foundation for three years at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena (USA), under the direction of Nobel Laureate Ahmed Zewail.

He has been the Dean and Director of EPFL Middle East, in Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) since 2009.



Dr. Hischam El Agamy

Founder and Executive Director of the Tharawat Family Business Forum and Executive Director of IMD Business School, Switzerland


Ms. Samar Sayegh

Managing Direcor, DMTV, UAE


Mr. Khalifa Al Qama

Founder of Opsys LLC, UAE


Mr. Humaid Mansour

Artist and family business member



Ms. Rania Kana'an
Ms. Zaina Kana'an

Founders of Ananasa, UAE



Expedition
Visit to Opsys LLC - an Emirati technology start-up, which is competing in the international arena. Meet the founders and experience what it takes to build a technology brand from scratch.


Who Should Attend?
NextGen family members who envision a future in their family's enterprise or as an enterpreneur.


For more information
Please contact conference@tharawat.org
























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