DAY - 2
Wednesday - April 25, 2012
   
REGISTRATION
   
08.00 - 09.00
 
   
   
 
  National initiatives in Support of innovations and entrepreneurship   
09.00 - 10.30
 
  Session Chair:
Khalid Bin Abdullah Al-Motrafi, Ph.D
Director, Entrepreneurship Center , Umm Al-Qura University
   
 
   
 
Dr. Ibrahim Al-Henashil

Director of Saudi credit and saving bank

 

 

 
         
 
Dr. Abdulaziz bin Hamoud Al-Metairie

General Manager,The Centennial Fund

The Centennial Fund technology park

 
 
   
 


Dr. Abdulaziz Alhargan
Director of Innovation & Commercialization sector, Badir

Badir's role in supporting technology entrepreneurship and innovation

 
 
         
 


Prof. Ahmed A. Al-Shumaimeri
Saudi Entrepreneurship Association

Basic principles on Entrepreneurship

 
 
         
 


Mr.Ghanem Rashed Alghanem
Development & Strategic Planning Department GM, HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT FUND

The role of the HRDF in supporting entrepreneurs and SMEs

 
 
   
    BREAK 10.30 - 10.45  
         
   
 
  The local Universities' experiences and initiatives   
10.45 - 12.15
 
  Session Chair:
Hani O. Ghazi, Ph.D
Vice Rector for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research , Umm Al-Qura University
   
 
   
 


Mr. Terence P. McElwee
Director - Technology Transfer & Innovation, KAUST

The KAUST Technology Transfer Model for Saudi Arabia

 
 
   
 


Dr. Iyad Al-Zaharna
King Fahd University Of Petroleum & Minerals, KFUPM

Dhahran Techno-Valley: KFUPM's Initiative Towards a Future Knowledge Economy – Opportunities & Challenges

 
 
   
 


Dr. Mohammed Ahmad Alsudairi
King Saud University, KSU

Experience of King Saud University in the promotion of innovation and entrepreneurship

 
 
   
 
Ahmad Hamed Naqadi Ph.D
King Abdulaziz University, KAU
 
 
   
    PRAYER 12.15 - 12.45  
         
   
 
  Panel discussion : Makkah techno valley company : challenges and opportunities  
12.45 - 14.15
 
  Session Chair:
H.E Prof. Waleed Abu Al-Faraj
KACARE
   
 
         
 


Dr. Isa M. Rawas
Haj Deputy Minister for Umrah Affairs

The Use Of Technology To Control and Ease Haj and Umrah Procedures

 
 
         
 


Dr. Salah K. Albukayyet
VP for Investment, Saudi Commission for Tourism & Antiquities (SCTA)

Tourism Investment opportunities in Makkah region

 
         
 


Prof. Isam Kaysi
Special Advisor to the Rector, Vice Presidency for Business and Innovation, Umm Al-Qura University

 
         
 


Prof. Mohammad Kasim Ibrahim
Advisor, Vice Presidency on Business and Innovation
( Intellectual Property Management, Umm Al-Qura University )

 
         
 


Prof. Wael Maged Badawy
Adviser Vice Presidency Of Business & Innovation (Entrepreneurship and technology commercialisation)

 
 
 
    LUNCH 14:15- 15.00  
 
   
 
 
 

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