Barcelona 2016

Event Date:
Start at 8:00 AM
December 8, 2016 - December 10, 2016
E-Mail
info@ibridges.org

Conference Schedule & Speakers

Thursday, December 08

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Registration – Networking – Showcase
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
iBRIDGE Barcelona Welcome
Roya Soleimani – Corporate Communications Manager, Google
9:05 AM - 9:10 AM
iBRIDGES Opening Welcome
Dariush Zahedi – Director BIT AMENA Center, Haas School, UC Berkeley
9:10 AM - 9:15 AM
Harbour Space Opening Welcome
Svetlana Velikanova – CEO, Harbour Space University
9:20 AM - 9:50 AM
Zero to Hero
Kamran Elahian – Innovation Catalyst, Global Innovation Partners, LLC
9:50 AM - 10:20 AM
Disrupt or Die! Unless we accept disruption we can not innovate or stay in business
Linda Bernardi – Former CIO IBM Author, Entrepreneur and Disruptor
10:20 AM - 10:30 AM
Social Entrepreneurship
Nasrolah Rezaey – Academic Director

Friday, December 09

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Registration – Networking – Showcase
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
Entrepreneurial Challenges and Success Stories
Mariam Khosravani – Founder and President, Iranian American Women Foundation (IAWF)
9:05 AM - 9:30 AM
The Future of Technology and its Impact
Anousheh Ansari – CEO, Co-founder, Astronaut/Tech Entrepreneur Prodea Systems
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Panel – Entrepreneurial Challenges and Success Stories
Sara Ahmadian – Co-Founder and CEO, Seamless Planet
Anousheh Ansari – CEO, Co-founder, Astronaut/Tech Entrepreneur, Prodea Systems
Zohre Elahian – Managing Director, Global Catalyst Foundation
Elnaz Sarraf – Co-Founder and President, iBaby
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Break – Showcase
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Water, Environment, Climate Change, Energy
Room 5
Shahram Javey – Badger Meter, General Manager
Tim Vink – Directory Regulatory Affairs, Compliance & QA Honeywell Fluorine Products EMEA
David Zetland – Assistant Professor Leiden University College
Frans van Deursen – President, Honeywell Iran
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Rapid Prototyping / MVP
Room 6
Kamran Elahian – Innovation Catalyst, Global Innovation Partners, LLC
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Pitch Fest
Room 8
Zolent: An application offering a comprehensive tool box for freelancers in the creative sector. (Farzad Paridar, Arash Rouhina, Mohammad Jafarzadeh)
Treata Smart Solutions: A connected watch that alerts family members and caregivers in the event of an emergency easing the burden for the millions of families caring for a loved one. (Ashkan Sattari)
Jino: A Windows application enabling users to make their own augmented reality apps without any other development tools. (Sajjad Sarkoobi, Sajjad Sharifi)
Nobatyar: An all-in-one mobile-based toolkit thatt offers small service providers to make appointments and other tools to easily manage, analyze and grow their business. (Amir Sepehrom)

Niclas Carlsson – Founder, Owner, CEO Founders Alliance, The Entrepreneurs of Sweden
Blair MacLaren – Partner, Active Venture Partners
Nina Seghatoleslami – Senior Associate, Corum Group Ltd.
Zamir Shukhov – CEO & Partner, Global Venture Alliance

Saturday, December 10

8:00 AM - 9:25 AM
Registration – Networking – Showcase
9:25 AM - 9:30 AM
Welcome by MC
Roya Soleimani – Corporate Communications Manager, Google
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Social Entrepreneurs: Bridging Divides to Drive Solutions
Sally Osberg – President and CEO, Skoll Foundation
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
So You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?
Farhad Mohit – Founder and CEO, Flipagram
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Break – Showcase
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Smart Cities On The Move: Digital, Hyper-Connected & Integrated
Room 5
Vahid Akbari – CEO, Nekso
Linda Bernardi – Former CIO IBM Author, Entrepreneur and Disruptor
Bita Milanian – SVP, Global Marketing, GENBAND / Kandy.io & Expert Community Organizer
Kayvan Nikjou – Senior Advisor, KI Group HQ, Challengers, Bluemove
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Data Science and Machine Learning
Room 6
Mo Afshar – President and CEO, Spoken
Taha Bahadori – Machine Learning Researcher, Georgia Tech.
Amir Banifatemi – Investor, AI XPrize, Entrepreneur
Michael Levin – Chief Data Scientist, Yandex Data Factory
Ali Nazari – Chief Investment Officer & Portfolio Manager, Data Capital Management
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Pitch Fest
Room 8
Netmine: A knowledge engine that collects and observes social media content and then analyzes it with advanced AI Algorithms like sentiment analysis. (Majid Zarrin Kolah)
Good Saffron: An Iranian online marketplace based in Quaen that enables Saffron farmers and consumers to directly interact and make transactions online. (Mohammad Qaempanah, Ebrahim Qaem)
HeartRay: A mobile device that sends ECG data to a smartphone, visualizes the data and forwards it to a cardiologist in order to detect atrial fibrillation in advance. (Ali Parsa, Mohamad Ostad Mohammadi)
COD Technologies: An intelligent social semantic knowledge sharing platform that facilitates exchanging online resources among people with similar interest, passion, or expertise by automatically building dynamic communities around each of shared resources.

Niclas Carlsson – Founder, Owner, CEO, Founders Alliance, The Entrepreneurs of Sweden
Behzad Nasre – Vice President Business Development, Endura Technologies
Dmitry Repin – Co-founder and CEO / Mentor, New Professions Lab / Startupbootcamp
Nina Seghatoleslami – Senior Associate, Corum Group Ltd.
Audra Elena Shallal – Managing Director, BOSS Consulting in Strategic Management

Conference Location

Berlin, Germany

Host

Driving technology for leading brands

Sponsors

Driving technology for leading brands

Exhibitors

Driving technology for leading brands