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20 - 24

October

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MEW 5th Edition Opening Ceremony

19 Oct 2019

Venue: The Ritz Carlton Bahrain 

3.00 pm - 10.00 pm 

Opening Ceremony, Conference and Networking Dinner 

Program

3.00 pm

Registration & Networking

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4.00 pm

Welcoming Remarks & Recognition Awards Ceremony

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4.30 pm

Keynote: Entrepreneurship in Times of Change

Ingrid Vanderveldt - Chairman & CEO of EBW2020, First Entrepreneur in Residence for Dell Inc, Emeritus Member of United Nations Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council, Managing Partner of Vanderveldt Global Investments, Oprah's SuperSoul 100 Global Leaders

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5.00 pm

Announcement of the "Winner of the Most Innovative App in Bahrain Competition"

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5.15 pm

Fireside Chat: The New Norm - Video Analytics & Facial Recognition 

Yasin AbouDaoud - Entrepreneur and CDO & GM MENA at Brinc.io

Dmitry Doshaniy - General Manager of NNTC Innovative Technology Company, UAE

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5.45 pm

Panel: "The Power of Customer Loyalty" an Entrepreneurial Quest - Powered by REPO

Saad Ahmad - Group CEO at RBW Group & REPO 

Ali Farooq - Partner and Director at RBW Group & REPO

Tausif Ahmad - CEO RBW Dubai and Oman & REPO 

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6.30 pm

Fireside Chat: "From the Ground Up" - Business Setup, Expansion & Diversification 

Mohamed Abdulaal - Founder of The Cheese-Maker WLL, A partner of Juice Lab, Athens, Founder of All Food for Food Stuff, Chairman & Co-Founder of Gourmet Food Express Company WLL 

Kyriako Zarkadas - CEO of Visit Bahrain, Founder of Arion Media, Founder of Solymar Beach 

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7.00 pm

Panel: The Future of Sustainability in Bahrain - Powered by United Nations Bahrain

H.E. Amin El Sharkawi - United Nations Resident Coordinator & Representative of UN Secretary General to the Kingdom of Bahrain 

Stefano Pettinato - Resident Representative a.i. of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Dr Hashim S. Hussein - Head of United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Investment & Technology Promotion Office (ITPO Bahrain), and Arab International Centre for Entrepreneurship & Investment (AICEI)  & Executive Director of World Entrepreneurs Investment Forum

Abdelmenam Mohamed - Regional Programme Officer at the United Nations Environment Programme for West Asia 

Dr Hala Hatoum - Entrepreneurship Researcher & Advocate With a Focus on Female, Youth & Social Entrepreneurship and a Faculty member at University of Bahrain. Ex-financial analyst and business counselor for UNIDO

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7.45 pm

The Pitch: Busan Social Venture (BCCEI)

Sung Kikwang - Founder of Dot

Jung Sehyeon - Founder of Zim Carry

Kim Yubin - Founder of Kyeong Seong Technology

Cha Wanwoung - Founder of Marine Innovation

Yun Taejun - Founder of Tieut 

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8.30 pm

Networking Dinner 

4th ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum

20 Oct 2019

Venue: University of Bahrain - Sakhir Campus

9.00 am - 1.00 pm

In partnership with University of Bahrain

BCCEI x TSF

20 Oct 2019

Venue: The Startup Factory

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Women as Leaders & Entrepreneurs: The Secret Sauce to Global Business Success

20 Oct 2019

Venue: Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay

5.00 pm - 8.30 pm

In partnership with Bahrain Entrepreneurship Organization

 

Panel Discussion Followed by Dinner 

B2B Meetings and Ecosystem Tour

21 Oct 2019

9.30 am - 4.30 pm

Factors Driving The Private Sector: Challenges and Opportunities

21 Oct 2019

Venue: Brinc Batelco IoT Hub

5.00 pm - 7.00 pm

 

Panelists:

Sandra Knight - Co-Founder & COO of Hayatech

Shaikha Hessa bint Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa - Director of Housing Policy & Strategic Planning at Ministry of Housing 

Ingrid Vanderveldt - Founder & CEO of Empowering a Billion Women by 2020

Yasin Aboudaoud - CDO Chief Development Officer & GM MENA at Brinc.io

Sumaya Abdulla - Learning & Development Manager at Batelco

Moderator: Masooma Kadhem - Marketing & Coworking Coordinator at Brinc MENA

5th Youth Entrepreneurship Forum

21 Oct 2019

Venue: United Nations House

6.30 pm - 9.00 pm

In partnership with Bahrain SME's Society and United Nations Bahrain

Panel Discussion: "Brands in Action" - How to Grow Your Brand

21 Oct 2019

Venue: Nomad Urban Eatery 

7.00 - 9.00 pm

How to Grow Your Brand

Staying Consistent, Sustainable, Seasonal and Stylish

Panelists:

Kolja Koracak - Brand Director at UCI Professional Cycling Team Bahrain Merida 

Justin Kim - The Merchant House, Campbell Gray Hotels, General Manager

Mohamed Abdulaal - Founder of The Cheese-Maker WLL, A partner of Juice Lab, Athens, Founder of All Food for Food Stuff, Chairman & Co-Founder of Gourmet Food Express Company WLL

Ahlam Janahi - President of Bahrain Businesswomen Society 

Mayyasa Osama Alali - Co-founder of Kaia Flowers & Linens

Moderator - Alberto Pardo - F&B Director at ITICO Bahrain  

B2B Meetings and Ecosystem Tour

22 Oct 2019

9.30 am - 12.30 pm

Meet & Greet with Competition Finalists

22 Oct 2019

Venue: Capital Club, Bahrain Financial Harbour

4.30 pm - 6.00 pm

ISACA Bahrain Chapter: A Fireside Chat with Self-made Entrepreneurs

22 Oct 2019

Venue: Capital Club, Bahrain Financial Harbour

6.00 pm - 9.00 pm

In partnership with ISACA Bahrain Chapter & Capital Club

 

Workshop: Maximize Your Potential on Social Media

22 Oct 2019

Venue: BIBF

6.30 pm - 8.30 pm

In partnership with Social Media Club Inc.

 

Registration by invitation only (info@smcbahrain.org)

How Entrepreneurs Can Use Technology to Empower a Billion Women

23 Oct 2019

Venue: Regency Intercontinental Hotel

9.30 am - 11.30 am

In partnership with WCCI

A conversation about how technology can help women to create businesses, build opportunities and support each other. 

Making the Impossible, Possible: Technology as the Great Equalizer and Enabler to Global Business Success

23 Oct 2019

Venue: Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay. Sky 1&2

12.30 pm - 2.30 pm

In partnership with AmCham 

 

Panel Discussion and Business Luncheon 

Workshop: Leading Through Tech Locally – The Intersection of Entrepreneurship and Empowerment

23 Oct 2019

Venue: Marjan Space, Al Andalus Park

4.30 pm - 6.30 pm

In partnership with the Manama Hub of the Global Shapers

Panel: United Nations Day - We Care About The Blue Planet

23 Oct 2019

Venue: Capital Club, Bahrain Financial Harbour

6.00 pm - 8.30 pm

In partnership with Clean Up Bahrain & Capital Club

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