Occupied Palestinian Territory Convergences Forum

Event Agenda

06:30 - 07:30
Opening Session Digital for development: what is at stake for your organisation?
OsamaAl Saadawi (Ministry of Entrepreneurship)Prof. YounisAmro (Al-Quds Open University)TamerBrancy (Palestinian Information Technology Association of Companies (PITA))ThibaultLarose (Convergences)NadianMelhemMartinParent (Agence Française de Développement (AFD))IshaqSider (Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology)
08:00 - 09:30
Digitalisation: transitioning your organisation towards a more inclusive and sustainable business model
MohannadAl Hijawi (Spark IT Solutions, Business Consulting & Training)AshrafAl Yazouri (PITA)AshrafAl-Astal (Islamic University - Business & Technology Incubator)RaniaJaber (Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology)NataliaRealpe Carrillo (Hedera)RandSafi (Gaza Sky Geeks)
For inclusive ICT in Palestine: quality digital devices and digital literacy for all
MohammedAlafifi (UCAS incubator)Dr. IslamAmro (Information & Communication Technology Center)JadNajjar (CEO)HasanOmar (Glow)Dr. AhmadOthman (Ministry of Education and Higher Education)
10:30 - 12:00
How to fight gender based discrimination in digital sector
SamahAbu Oun Hamad (Paltel Foundation)MohammedAljaja (The Society of Women Graduates)MonaDemaidi (Girls in Tech)Dr. MaysounIbrahim (Palestinian Information Sciences and Technology Syndicate)TaghreedNasser (Womens Affair Technical Committee)AliRamadan (Palestine Polytechnic University)WedadSourani (The Society of Women Graduates)HibaTibi (Care International)DoaWadi (Business Women Forum (BWF))
Securing a Future for Youth Employment in the Digital Economy
FarisAlami (International Strategic Management)HaniaBitar (PYALARA)RamiMehdawi (Ministry of Labour)DimaNajim (EFE-UAE)Dr. SaroNakashian (EFE - Palestine)H.E. Dr. SafaNassereledin (Al Quds University)
12:30 - 13:15
Closing session - Supporting Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in the Palestinian Territory through Digital Inclusion
AliAbdou (ACTED)ShouqAl Najjar (MA'AN)GhadeerAlmasri (Super Memory and Mind Map)MohammadDamdoum (E-Scooter)