MONDAY, FEB 2

 

MONDAY, Feb 2 // VISIONS OF THE FUTURE

 JUMP TO: MORNING | AFTERNOON | EVENING

MORNING SESSION


8:00 |

Innovation Breakfast Workshop (Breakfast Room)

Progressive Failures (for winning teams)

Hosted by: Niall Austin, Ireland;  Rapelang Rabana, South Africa; Anne Shongwe, Kenya and South Africa, Adam Montandon, UK and Denmark

9:00 |

EMIRATE WELCOME | Mobile Visions of the Future (Al Mudhaif 2+3)

Moderation: Prof. Peter A. Bruck, WSA Chairman

  • H.E. Mohamed Al Ghanim, Director General, TRA Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, UAE (tbc)
  • Tarek Kamel, Senior Advisor to the President - Gov. Engagement, ICANN
9:20 |

 ISESCO Shot Talk on Arabic Content in Education (Al Mudhaif 2+3)

  • Eng. Zuhair A. Azhar, CEO and Founder DLT, Saudi Arabia

9:30 |

 

INNOVATION SHOTS 2 | SMART CONTENT FOR SMART SOCIETIES

Innovation Keynotes by international thought leaders | Hall 1

Moderation: Boris Nemsic, Partner at Delta Partners, Austria & UAE

Shot Talks:

Janine Warner, Founder Digitalfamily, USA

CONTENT FOR SMART MINDS | Disruptive Design for Mobile Education 

Rapelang Rabana,  Founder & CEO Rekindle Learning, South Africa

SMART CONTENT FOR DEVELOPMENT  | Leapfrogging & Micro Step Futures

Dana Al Salem, Founder Fanshake.com and Co-Founder Yahoo Europe, UK

SMART ENGAGEMENT  | Multimedia, Mobile, Music and Fan Intelligence

Tomi Ahonen, Author and Mobile Thoughtleader, Finland, Singapore, Hong Kong SAR

MOBILE FOR SMART SOCIETIES  | Society evolvement through and beyond technology

ABU DHABI
GOVERNMENT
SESSION
 

11:00 |

NETWORKING COFFEE

11:30 |

 

REVERSE PITCHING – INNOVATING THE INNOVATION FRAMEWORK (Al Mudhaif 2+3)

Moderation: Prof. Peter A. Bruck, WSA Chairman and Thierry Bouffioux, Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship, Belgium

Pitches by Corporates about their needs from Start-Ups and innovators Innovation Trends and Networks, Success Stories from Start-Ups
with:
  • Sohail El Abd, General Manager MENA, Esri
  • Raihana Alhashmi, Audience Marketing Manager- Academia and Startups at Microsoft
  • Jean-Luc Scherer, Director Core Networks, Ericsson
  • Kamal Hassan, CEO i360 Innovation, UAE

           13:00|

Ibtikari Networking Lunch   

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

14:00 - 19:00|

IBTIKARI 2015

By Khalifa Fund and Innovation 360

(Al Mudhaif 2+3)

Inspiration Shot Talk by:Manar Al Hashash SG Kuwait eAward, Kfas, Kuwait

With WSA MENTORS:

Gary Schwartz, Janine Warner, Rich Radka, Niall Austin, Ana Serrano,

Rainer Babiel, Carlos Abler, Zouheir Lakhdissi, JS Grail, Osama Moustafa.

REGISTER FOR IBTIKARI NOW!

   
14:00-17:00 | WINNING TEAMS INNOVATION PITCHES 

EXCELLENCE IN MOBILE CONTENT AND APPLICATIONS I        
Grand Jury voting for WSA mobile global champions

14:00 -15:30|

m-Inclusion & Empowerment (Al Khazna 1)

  Moderator: Witman Hung, HK SAR     

  •  LIVOX, Brazil 
  •  SnooCode, Ghana  
  •  BrailleBoard, Palestine  
  •  Arko, Philippines          
  •  ColorADD, Portugal

m-Media & News (Al Khazna 2)

  Moderator: Anne Shongwe, Kenya

  • NewsHunt, India
  • FIVE, Latvia
  • NOW, Lebanon
  • LIFENEWS, Russian Federation
  • Hiru TV-Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Refreshment Break
15:30-17:00|
 
m-Tourism & Culture (Al Khazna 1)
 
 Moderator: Madanmohan Rao, India
  • World Heritage, Denmark
  • Ancient Aquileia 3D App, Italy
  • Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico
  • Touch Van Gogh, Netherlands
  • Makkah Window, Saudi Arabia

m-Learning & Education (Al Khazna 2)

Moderator: Catherine Warren, Canada

  • myBlee Math, France
  • Life in the Womb, Ireland
  • iChemist – Titration Simulator, Sri Lanka
  • Lifesaver: A New Way To Learn CPR, UK
Refreshment Break

EVENING SESSION


17:30-19:00|

KNOWLEDGE WORKSHOPS

Four interactive paralell sessions

UAE STUDENT CAMP II

Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Al Khazna 1)

Moderated by Felix Lee, Pihla Rostedt, Timo Rostedt, Alex Hung

Student Project Analysis for

myBlee Math

SnooCode

Makkah Window

BrailleBoard

 
MOBILE TECHNOLOGY SUPPORTING THE POST-2015 AGENDA
(Al Khazna 1)
Moderation: Prof. Peter A. Bruck
 
with: Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General UNCTAD
 
Tarek Kamel, Wafaa Alami, Rodrigo Assumpsao, Naguib Chowdhury, Samuel Mathey, Marta Tomovska, Osama Manzar, Dorothy Gordon, Zuhair Azhar
 
Thought Leadership Discussion
 
INFOGRAPHICS ROCK
(Al Jurf)

Workshop Lead: Jakub Lebuda, CEO Clipatize, Poland

(especially for winners)
 
SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP
(Al Muqam)

Workshop Lead: Mathias Haas, SuperSocial, Austria

(especially for winners)
   
19:30 |

GRAND JURY MEETING

For Grand Jury Members Only (Al Khazna 1)

voting on the 8 WSA-mobile Global Champions 2014/15

EVENING IN TOWN

ENJOY YOUR FREE TIME IN ABU DHABI