Day 1 - Diaspora Models - Talent Mobilisation

 

June 27
Investment and innovation strategies for Smart Cities

14:00 - 14:10

Introduction

 

Introduction to the programme

Welcome, review agenda, set high level items

  • Speaker

    Houssem Boutekdijiret

  • Speaker

    Walid Behar

14:10 - 14:30

Keynote

 

The role of talent in building modern economies

  • Speaker

    Kamal Youcef-Toumi

    MIT

14:30 - 15:20

Panel #1

 

Experiences with talent mobilization and diaspora models

Global speakers discussing their experience with talent mobilization in different countries and the approaches followed, what succeeded and what failed and why.

  • Chair

    Latif Ladid
    Chair at 5G World Alliance & President, IPv6 Forum
    Luxembourg

  • Speaker

    Dr. Mustafa Ergen
    Chief Architect
    Turk Telecom, Istanbul, Turkey

  • Speaker

    Dr. Mussaad Al-Razouki
    Chief Business Development Officer
    Kuwait Life Sciences Company, Kuwait

  • Speaker

    Ananda Sen Gupta
    CEO
    Trackmybeat, New Delhi, India

  • Speaker

    Riadh Boukhris
    Founder & CEO
    Blue Mena Group, Dubai, UAE

  • Speaker

    Dr. M Lakehal

15:20 - 15:35

Keynote

 

Talent mobilization models for the emerging nations: how do we manage talent in today’s world?

  • Chair

    Rabah Arezki
    Chief Economist for the Middle East and North Africa Region (MNA)
    World Bank

15:35 - 16:25

Panel #2

 

Talent mobilization in the local context

Local diaspora speakers tackle the problem of talent mobilization from their perspective and knowledge of the local context.

  • Chair

    Professor Malika Allab-Yaker
    President of the Algerian Academy of Science and Technology

  • Speaker

    Dr. Belgacem Haba
    Senior Fellow and Vice President
    Xperi Corporation

  • Speaker

    Dr. Nourredine Melikechi
    USA

  • Speaker

    Dr Riad Hartani
    Strategic Technology Adviser
    Smart City Algiers

  • Speaker

    Krimo Salem
    Founder and CEO
    If & Then

  • Speaker

    Kamal Youcef-Toumi

    MIT

16:25 - 16:55

Networking Break

 

Networking Break

16:55 - 17:10

Keynote

 

Success models in talent mobilization

Sharing success models from around the world: what was done, what worked and what did not.

  • Speaker

    Ananda Sen Gupta
    CEO
    Trackmybeat, New Delhi, India

17:10 - 18:00

Panel #3

 

Success Stories

Success stories in putting together talent mobilization models around the world, and take aways from across the world.

  • Speaker

    Prof. Rajendra Pratap Gupta
    Advisor to Health Minister of India and Policy Maker
    India

  • Speaker

    Eric Chan
    CEO
    Mobileslate, Silicon Valley, USA

  • Speaker

    Ricardo Tavares
    CEO
    TechPolis, Inc.

  • Speaker

    Dr. Vishal Sharma
    Principal
    Metanoai, Silicon Valley

  • Speaker

    Dr Lamia Atma Djoudi

  • Speaker

    Ismael Ould