Rise of the Innovation Kingdom
December 12-13 2018

Agenda

Launchpad
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  • 09:30 - 10:00
    Opening Ceremony
  • 10:00 - 10:30
    Coffee Break + Exhibition Tour
  • 10:30 - 11:10
    Opening Panel: What’s next: what it takes to make Saudi Arabia the region’s Silicon Valley
  • 11:10 - 11:45
    -Talk: Invest Saudi: the new startup ecosystem by SAGIA
    -Sponsored Announcement by AstroLabs
    -Fireside Chat with Muna AbuSulayman
    -Sponsored Announcement by Dawiyat
  • 11:45 - 12:15
    Coffee Break
  • 12:15 - 12:55
    Startup Battle Competition 
  • 12:55 - 13:25
    Ideathon Competition
  • 13:25 - 13:45
    -Sponsored Announcement by Badir
    -Fireside Chat with Sawari Ventures
  • 13:45 - 14:30
    THE 60-SECOND VC
  • 14:30 - 15:15
    Lunch Break
  • 15:15 - 16:00
    Panel: International Perspective: Technologies Conquering the World
  • 16:00 - 16:15
    Interview with Muna AbuSulayman
  • 16:15 - 16:45
    Panel: Scaling in Saudi: Powered by SAGIA
  • 16:45 - 17:15
    Panel: Founder's Journey: Building a $100M Business
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  • 19:00 - 20:00
    Astrolabs Riyadh Launch Event
Finverse
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  • 10:30 - 11:00
    Fireside Chat: How banks and Fintechs can collaborate to unlock new opportunities
  • 11:00 - 11:45
    -Panel: Fintech - New Trends and Innovation
    -Sponsored Announcement by RBBI
  • 11:45 - 12:15
    Coffee Break
  • 12:15 - 12:35
    Keynote: Financial Services in 2030: How will Big Data Deliver on Big Promises?
  • 12:35 - 12:55
    Interview with Bank AlJazira
  • 12:55 - 13:15
    Keynote: Cybersecurity in banking by CyberQ
  • 13:15 - 13:30
    Keynote: Transformative Potential of Blockchain by Mastercard
  • 13:30 - 14:20
    Lunch Break
  • 14:20 - 15:05
    Panel: Banking Innovation and Digitization
  • 15:05 - 15:45
    Panel: Shaping Fintech Regulations and Lessons from Sandboxes
  • 15:45 - 16:15
    Panel: Artificial Intelligence and Roboadvisors in Financial Services
Sawalif Riyadeyah
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  • 11:00 - 11:30
    Ahmad Alzaini, Co-Founder and CEO, Foodics
  • 11:30 - 12:00
    Abdullah Al Mutawa, Co-Founder and CEO, Carriage
  • 12:00 - 12:30
    Ahmed AlBader, Co-Founder and CEO, Sihatech
  • 12:30 - 13:00
    Wael Kabli, CEO, Cura
  • 13:00 - 13:30
    Ammar Waganah, CEO, Dokkan Afkar
  • 13:30 - 14:00
    Zain-Alabdin Tawfiq, Founder & CEO, Sarahah Ibrahim Alfahl, Head of Commercial and Operations, Sarahah
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Lunch Break
  • 15:00 - 15:30
    Mohammed Jaffar, Deputy Chairman and CEO of Faith Capital Holding, Former CEO of Talabat.com
  • 15:30 - 16:00
    Hatem Kameli, Founder, CLICK, Resal and Lucidya 
The Clinic
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  • 11:00 - 16:00
    The Clinic
Entrepreneurship Academy
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  • 14:15 - 15:15
    Setting up your business in Saudi by SAGIA
  • 15:15 - 15:30
    Coffee Break
  • 15:30 - 16:30
    Understanding Business Model Canvas by KAUST
  • 16:30 - 17:30
    Managing Human Resources and Hiring for Startups by Oraij
E-commerce Academy
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  • 14:15 - 15:15
    Your e-commerce will not kill your retail business. Here is why! by ZID
  • 15:15 - 15:30
    Coffee Break
  • 15:30 - 16:30
    Logistics in E commerce by Salasa
  • 16:30 - 17:30
    Figuring our Payments and Collection for your eCommerce Business by HyperPay
Initiatives
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  • 10:30 - 12:30
    The Matchup
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  • 13:30 - 15:30
    Women Mentoring Women
Ebtker
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  • 11:00 - 14:00
    Ebtker Pitching
Media Buzz
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  • 10:30 - 11:00
    Opening Panel: The Kingdom's New Economies: Entertainment and Culture
  • 11:00 - 11:20
    CEO Series; Interview with Danube
  • 11:20 - 11:50
    Panel: Building the Saudi Brand with Global Reach
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  • 11:20 - 12:00
    -Panel: Building the Saudi Brand with Global Reach
    -Keynote by Outfit 7 - Talking Tom and Friends
  • 12:00 - 12:30
    Coffee Break
  • 12:30 - 12:40
    Talk by What3Words and Wadi
  • 12:40 - 12:55
    Influencer Marketing; A Case Study
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  • 12:30 - 13:10
    -Talk by What3Words and Wadi
    -Influencer Marketing; A Case Study
    -Keynote by RFRSH Entertainment
  • 13:10 - 13:40
    Panel: The Rise of eSports
  • 13:40 - 14:00
    Keynote: Addressing Female Automotive Target Audiences in KSA
  • 14:00 - 14:15
    Keynote by VICE
  • 14:15 - 14:30
    Talk by Smaat
  • 14:30 - 15:30
    Lunch Break
  • 15:30 - 15:45
    Keynote: Re-Volt Story from Blog to FM Radio
  • 15:45 - 16:25
    Panel: Evolution of Music at the Age of Technology
  • 16:25 - 16:45
    Keynote: Marketing to Millennials
  • 16:45 - 17:00
    Interview with Badder Saleh
  • 17:00 - 17:30
    Ebtakir Awards Ceremony
  • 17:30 - 18:00
    Closing Ceremony
Ad/Edge
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  • 11:00 - 11:40
    Panel: The Future of Media
  • 11:40 - 12:00
    Leena Kewlani, Branded Content Director, DMS
  • 12:00 - 12:30
    Coffee Break
  • 12:30 - 13:00
    Panel: Content Marketing; The Recipe to Success
  • 13:00 - 13:20
    Influencer Marketing; A Case Study
  • 13:20 - 14:00
    Panel: State of Play: Influencers Disrupting the Marketing Industry
  • 14:00 - 14:15
    Talk: Content in Business Language by Nuss
  • 14:15 - 14:30
    Keynote by Criteo
  • 14:30 - 15:30
    Lunch Break
  • 15:30 - 15:50
    Fireside Chat with Snap Inc.
  • 15:50 - 16:30
    Panel: Unlocking the Power of AI
Sawalif Riyadeyah
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  • 11:00 - 11:30
    TBA
  • 11:30 - 12:00
    TBA
  • 12:00 - 12:30
    Maher Loubieh, Co-founder and Board Member, HalalaH
  • 12:30 - 13:00
    TBA
  • 13:00 - 13:30
    Abdulaziz Aljouf, Founder and CEO, PayTabs
  • 13:30 - 14:00
    Salman AlSuhaibaney, Founder & CEO, Morni
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Lunch Break
  • 15:00 - 15:30
    Mohamed Alsehli, Founder and CEO, ArabianChain Technology
  • 15:30 - 16:00
    Abdullah AlDayel, Founder & CEO, Qoyod
  • 16:00 - 16:30
    TBA
The Clinic
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  • 11:00 - 16:00
    The Clinic
OMD Stage
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  • 11:00 - 11:20
    Welcome Note
  • 11:20 - 12:00
    Keynote: The eCommerce Disruption Deconstructed
  • 12:00 - 12:30
    Coffee Break
  • 12:30 - 13:30
    Panel: eCommerce: Transforming the Saudi landscape
  • 13:30 - 14:00
    Panel: Disrupting Innovation Through the Marriage of Mobile and Content
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  • 14:30 - 16:30
    The MatchUp
Entreprenurship Academy
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  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Entrepreneurs most of the time make several mistakes when pitching to Venture Capitalists asking for funding. The workshop is addressing those common pitfalls to help entrepreneurs increase their chances of securing funding from VCs.
  • 15:00 - 15:15
    Coffee Break
  • 15:15 - 16:15
    Raising Funds for Startups by Vision VC
  • 16:15 - 17:15
    Legal for Startups by SME Law
Marketing Academy
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  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Setting Marketing Objectives and Measuring KPIs by Triggers
  • 15:00 - 15:15
    Coffee Break
  • 15:15 - 16:15
    Digital Marketing Strategy by Chess Tag
  • 16:15 - 17:15
    Advertising tools to define, reach and convert your target audience by FoundersMena
Fintech Academy
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  • 11:30 - 13:00
    Monsha'aat FinTech Academy
Ebtker
  • 00:00 - 00:00
    Ebtker Pitching

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