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WSA INNOVATION FORUM AZERBAIJAN

18th September 2015

From 17-20 September 2015 some of the most experienced experts on innovation, interactive content and smart applications from all over the world met in Baku to evaluate the World Summit Award submissions 2015.

 

PROGRAM

 


Togehter with the WSA, the  Asan Innovation Center and its partners leveraged the presence of these experts and organized the first Innovation Forum in Azerbaijan. Local stakeholders discussed with international experts how to introduce the concept of innovation & entrepreneurship in Azerbaijan and how to encourage young people to use ICTs to make a clear impact on their society.

 

 

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The Innovation Forum Azerbaijan featured

  • Thought Leadership Keynotes
  • Interactive Discussions about Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation Pitches by Start-Ups from Azerbaijan
  • Networking Lunch

Points of Discussion:

  • How are governments encouraging innovation & entrepreneurship?
  • What is needed to foster entrepreneurship?
  • How can ICTs and interactive content have an impact on society?

WINNERS 2015

WSA GRAND JURY MEMBERS 2015

These are the Grand Jurors of the WSA Grand Jury 2015!

Carlos Abler

Consultant

United States of America

Jordi Pons

Founder of UniversalDoctor

UniversalDoctor

Spain

Felix Lee

Mentor, Connector

SCash Technologies

Singapore

Yvonne Wong

Deputy General Manager

Qianhai International Liaison Services Limited

China

Dana Al Salem

Founder & CEO

FanFactory Ltd

France

Darius Bagdziunas

Director GAUMINA JSC Digital Agency

United Kingdom

Jean-Luc Scherer

Founder and CEO

Innoopolis

France

Rudy Laddaga

CEO and Founder

Gnius Club

Mexico

Marta A. Tomovska

Advisor to the Prime Minister of Serbia

Office of the Prime Minister

North Macedonia

Anne Githuku-Shongwe

Representative

UN Women South Africa Multi-Country Office

South Africa

Ralph Simon

"CEO & Founder, Mobilium International, Chairman Emeritus & Founder, Mobile Entertainment Forum-Americas "

United Kingdom

Chitranganie Mubarak

Consultant on Digitization for Social Good

Sri Lanka

Osama Manzar

Founder & Director

Digital Empowerment Foundation

India

Catherine Warren

CEO

Innovate Edmonton

Canada

Kamran Agasi

Director of Innovations Center

Innovations Center Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan

Jasna Matić

Special Adviser for Competitiveness and Knowledge Economy

Ministry of Finance and Economy

Serbia

Christian Rupp

Chief Innovation Officer

European Joint Innovation Lab

Austria

Zawan Al-Sabti

Projects Specialist

Information Technology Authority (ITA)

Oman

Manar Al Hashash

CEO

DotDesign

Kuwait

Dorothy Gordon

Consultant

Technology for Development

Ghana