2018 Agenda

After a successful maiden voyage, we’re all set to welcome you aboard once again. Join the region’s premier technology and entrepreneurship conference where our meticulously drafted itinerary has been designed to give you the greatest return on investment.

9.00 AM - 9.30 AM

Registration and Tea

021Disrupt Kickoff
/ Jehan Ara
The New Global Race to Disruption
/ Paul Papadimitriou

Investor Panel: Where is the Money?

/ Raza Matin, Bernhard Klemen, Misbah Naqvi, Khaled Talhouni, Shahida Saleem, Khurram Zafar, Riyad Abou Jaoudeh

How to Scale Social Impact
/ Gemma Bulos

11.30 AM - 11.45 AM

Tea

Panel: Putting together Startup Teams that Win

/ Nabeel Qadeer, Shahbaz Jamote, Syed Ahmed, Atif Azim, Erum Zafar, Areej Al Medinah, Nour Al Hassan

The City As A Startup
/ Fred Walti
Investment Announcement
/ Thomas G.Tsao & Shezil Mehkri

1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

Lunch

Entertainment
Startup Rapid Fire - Watch Founders get their 60 seconds of startup fame on the 021Disrupt stage
The Corporate-Startup Handshake
/ Sagheer Mufti
Starting a Company Without Losing your Shirt(and your Mind!)
/ Saba Gul

Influencer Panel: Influence is Power

/ Ali Gul Pir, Amna Niazi, Muzamil Hasan, Mahira Khan, Mooro, Danish Ali, Zarrar Khuhro

The Social Impact of Blockchain
/ Lance Cheang

4.00 PM - 4.15 PM

Tea

Innovations in Work Culture
/ Yasser Bashir
The Serious Business of Edutainment
/ Badr Ward
How I Approach Angel Investing
/ Randy Thompson

6.00 PM - 8.00 PM

Workshops & Investment Roundtable

9.00 AM - 9.30 AM

Tea

Welcome Back
Entertainment
Non Obvious Lessons Learned
/ Sameer Chishty
Fireside Chat
/ Jawwad Farid

Panel: Financial Sustainability of Social Innovations

/ Sahar Habib Ghazi, Faraz Khan, Muhammad Waqas, Maheen Bashir, Samar Hasan, Shahjahan Chaudhry, Alina Gratschner

The Future of Wireless Innovation
/ Chris Rogers
Unlocking Growth with Location Based Services
/ Adnan Shahid
What the Bottom Billion Means for Your Bottom Line
/ Jessica Berlin
Startup Rapid Fire - Watch founders get their 60 seconds of startup fame on the 021Disrupt stage

11.30 AM - 11.45 AM

Tea

Financial Empowerment & The Future of Work
/ Monis Rahman
Using Artificial Intelligence for Business Decisions
/ Javaid Iqbal

Build Your Own Panel: In the Age of DIY and customization, bring your dream panel to life.

1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

Lunch

Panel: Design in the Age of Devices

Gulraiz Khan, Faraz Hamidi, Hira Mohibullah, Samya Arif, Hasan Habib

Live Office Hour - Witness investment in the making as Rabeel Warraich sits down with one budding startup.
My Journey as an Entrepreneur and Corporate
/ Ghias Khan
From bits to atoms: Biology is the next digital
/ Faisal Khan
An Exciting Time to be a Startup
/ Atyab Tahir

4.00 PM - 4.15 PM

Tea

Announcing the Dasani Discovery Challenge
/ Rizwan Ullah Khan
How Partnerships Help Startups Win
/ Shahid Rasool
Why Scale Ups Matter
/ Allen Taylor
Closing Note
/ Jehan Ara

6.00 PM - 8.00 PM

Workshops

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