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Conference Agenda

Conference Agenda

January 27th, 2022

Conference Agenda

Initial Proceedings 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

  • Quran Recitation
  • National Anthem
  • Agenda of the Day
  • ASPIRE Pakistan Vision
    • Mr. Hassan Syed (Chairman, ASPIRE Pakistan)
  • Program Overview
    • Dr. Rabia Noor Enam (Director NIB, Director ORIC – SSUET)

Keynote Speeches 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Building Innovative Ecosystem in Pakistan

  • Ecosystems Leaders Vision
    • Mr. Azfar Ahsan (Minister of State & Chairman, Board of Investment)
    • Mr. Arzish Azam (Advisor to Minister of Science & Technology)
    • Mr. Asim Shahryar (CEO, Ignite)
    • Mr. Amer Hashmi (Chairman, Special Technology Zones Authority, GoP)
    • Dr. Azam Arastu (VP/Chief Engineer (R), Boeing Space Systems)

Business Leader's Role to support Innovative Ideas

  • Mr. Irfan Wahab (CEO, Telenor Pakistan)
  • Mr. Adnan Asdar (CEO/Executive Director, MultiNet Pakistan)
  • Prof. Dr. Vali Uddin (Vice Chancellor, SSUET)


Lunch Break – 12:30 PM – 02:30 PM

Lunch Break

NIB – The Grand Finale 2:30 PM – 05:00 PM

  • Welcome Notes
    • Dr Azam Arastu (Global Host, NIB)
    • Mr. Jawaid Anwar (Chancellor, SSUET)
    • Syed Amin ul Haque, (Minister of IT and Telecom)
  • Idea Showcasing
  • Break

NIB Prize Distribution 05:00 PM – 06:00 PM

  • Winners Announcement & Prize Distribution
  • Special Prize Announcement for Women Winners
  • Certificate for Top-performing Hosts and Team Member
  • Closing Remarks by the Chief Guests