Conference Day 1: Main Hall

Official Opening

High-Tech Entrepreneurship and the Evolution of Humanity
Kamran Elahian

Start Up Ecosystem
Dave McClure

Pyramids vs. Machines: The Race to Win in Tomorrow’s Global Economy
Dr. Hamid Biglari

Cafe Bazaar
Hesam Armandehi

How to Demolish the Bridge?
Farshid Hendi

What I Learned from Entrepreneurial Activities in Iran
Mehdi Keshavarz

Entrepreneurship Succeeds Everywhere!
Mohsen Malayeri

Social Entrepreneurship
Stephan Chambers, Anne-Kathrin Kuhlemann, Dr. Sabri Saidam


Conference Day 2: Main Hall


Iran’s Ecosystem: Players and Sectors
Prof. Alinaghi Mashayekhi

Round Table: Developing Iran’s High-Tech Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Nazanin Daneshvar, Hamed Ghanedpour, Nasser Ghanemzadeh, Rasoul Oskouy, Roozbeh Pirouz, Yahya Tabesh, Ali Zuashkiani

Collaborative Innovation
Ruha Reyhani

Round Table: Shifting Paradigms and Expanding Horizons to Bring About a Innovation Economy
Neveen El-Tahri, Brienne Ghafourifar, Matthias Gohl, Gisu Hariri, Sohrab Vosoughi

The Value of Taking Risk
Reza Pakravan

Pitch Fest
Neda Amidi, Prof. Yahya Tabesh, Pitch Fest Participants

Conference Day 3: Main Hall

The Next Big Thing: Top 5 High-Tech Trends of the Coming Years
Saeed Amidi

Designing Local, Reaching Global
Francis Zadan

3D Printing the Future
Damien Declercq

Iran: Land of Opportunities
Dr. Fereidoun Ghasemzadeh

Looking Into the Future: Promoting High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Iran
Prof. Payman Arabshahi, Dr. Fereidoun Ghasemzadeh, Prof. Yahya Tabesh

Dr. Amir Zarkesh