OPEN Karachi will be holding its first Annual Conference in December with "Creating Value Through Collaboration" as the conference theme. Further details are given below.
Participation in the conference is by "Invitation Only". You can obtain your invitation to this exciting conference by registering online. To register and receive an invitation, fill the online "Registration Form" now by simply clicking here.
You can download the Flyer and Agenda for the conference by simply clicking here.
The Annual Conference is the flagship event of OPEN Karachi. This full day conference provides the opportunity to listen to and network with successful entrepreneurs, industry champions and thought leaders helping to build the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem of Pakistan. The conference will provide a platform for industry and academia to bridge the gap between them. It will also be an ideal opportunity for young entrepreneurs to present their ideas and seek guidance from established entrepreneurs.
One of the key objectives of the Conference is to create value through collaboration. It will achieve this by showcasing the achievement of OPEN as well as other organization working to further the cause of Entrepreneurship in Pakistan.
Another key objective is to guide and mentor the youth of Pakistan to become successful entrepreneurs. This will be achieved by inspiring, motivating and educating the youth and by providing them the opportunity to network with successful entrepreneurs.
The conference will consist of keynote address, presentations, and panel discussions. A competition for the members of Student Chapters of OPEN Karachi will also be held.
The main agenda items of the Annual Conference will be:
Welcome & Introduction to OPEN
Inaugural Address – Creating Value through Collaboration
Presentation & Panel Discussions
- Technical Entrepreneurship for Economic Growth
- Social Entrepreneurship, a Recipe for Economic Prosperity
- Overcoming the Industry-Academia Gap
Student Chapters - Elevator Pitch Competition
A number of high profile speakers from Pakistan and United States will be will be addressing the conference, with a keynote inaugural address by Mr. Hussain Dawood, Patron of OPEN Karachi. Please check back for a complete list of speakers which will be posted soon.
The Annual conference brings to you the best speakers, panel discussions, motivational sessions, and the opportunity to network with highly successful entrepreneurs. It will give you an opportunity to guide and mentor the youth of Pakistan for a brighter entrepreneurial future.
The 5 Reasons
While there are many good reasons to participate in the Annual Conference, the Top 5 are:
1. Network with successful entrepreneurs.
2. Listen to industry champions & thought leaders.
3. Contribute to building the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem.
4. Explore opportunities with OPEN US Chapters
5. Participate in Student Competition.
The When & Where
The OPEN Karachi Annual Conference will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2012.
The conference will start at 9:30 am and finish at6:00 pm.
It will be held at the state-of-the-art facilities of the Karachi School for Business and Leadership (KSBL).
The Live Telecast
The conference is being broadcast via LIVE TELECAST from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Pakistan Standard Time) courtesy of our official Telecast Partners, iTelecast.
To view the Live Broadcast, simply click on the links below or enter the URLs given below in your browser.
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In case you are unable to watch or face any technical issues while watching the Live Telecast, please contact the iTelecast Call Center on +92-21-3455.3403,
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