Transformational Technologies

Mon. Oct 9, 2017 at 8:30am EDT
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American Middle East Institute's
10th Anniversary Business Conference

Transformational Technologies
Monday, October 9, 2017
Fairmont Hotel
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


With this ticket purchase you also receive admission to the following evening's lecture, on Tuesday, October 10th, with Steve "The Woz" Wozniak, Co-founder, Apple Computer, Inc. and Chief Scientist, Primary Data, 8 pm at Carnegie Music Hall of Pittsburgh.


To Purchase Tickets to the Steve Wozniak Lecture ONLY - Click Here



Business Conference Ticket - $195


VIP Ticket - $1000


The main day of the Business Conference is on Monday, October 9th at the Fairmont Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh (The following day, October 10th, is reserved for site visits and private meetings for VIP ticket holders, sponsors and dignitaries.) 


Business Conference Ticket for $195 includes:  Breakfast and lunch at the Fairmont on October 9th, and a ticket to the Steve Wozniak Lecture, the following evening - October 10th. 


VIP Ticket for $1000 Includes: October 9th Daytime Business Conference (Breakfast and Lunch) at the Fairmont, plus the Technology Site Tours on Tuesday, October 10th, and Private VIP Sponsors' Reception, Dinner & Priority Seating at the Steve Wozniak Lecture


Schedule of Events  - General Business Conference Ticket:


Monday, October 9, 2017
Location:  Fairmont Hotel


8:30 am to 9:00 am – Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am to 5:00 pm – Business Conference & Networking (Lunch Included)

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Location:  Carnegie Music Hall

8:00 pm – Lecture by Steve Wozniak 



Schedule of Events - VIP Ticket Only:


Monday, October 9, 2017
Location:  Fairmont Hotel

8:30 am to 9:00 am – Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am to 5:00 pm – Business Conference & Networking (Lunch Included)


Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Locations:  Pittsburgh & Surrounding Area (Site Visits)
Carnegie Music Hall (VIP Reception, Dinner & Lecture)


9:00 am to 4:00 pm - Technology site tours & demos of our sponsoring companies and universities in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas.  (Hosting companies and specific tours to be announced.  AMEI will contact you to about site tour sign-up and details.)
5:30 pm – VIP Reception & Dinner
8:00 pm – Lecture by Steve Wozniak 


 


10th Anniversary Conference Speakers & Line-Up Below:


Welcome by Simin Curtis, President & CEO, AMEI


Introduction of Health Segment – Dr. Ali Al-Khafaji, Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Director of the Transplant Intensive Care Unit, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


Presentation - Dr. Paulo Fontes, The McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine


Presentation: Dr. Derek Angus, Chair of the Department of Critical Care Medicine of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the UPMC Healthcare System


Panel - Transforming Lives Through Health Innovation 
Moderator: Dr. Rasu Shrestha, Chief Innovation Officer, UPMC
Panelist: Dr. George Mazariegos, Chief of Pediatric Transplantation, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Panelist: Dr. Andrew Watson, Vice President, Clinical Information Technology Transformation, International Division, UPMC; President-Elect of the American Telemedicine Association 


Presentation by Dr. Alan Russell, Disruptive Health Technologies Institute, Carnegie Mellon University


Presentation by Dr. Rory Cooper, Director, Human Engineering Research Laboratories, University of Pittsburgh


Presentation -Opportunity Egypt: A Look at Leading Business Sectors
Mr. Hisham A. Fahmy, CEO & Advisor the Board, AmCham Egypt


Presentation – Saudi's Vision 2030 And What to Know About Entering the Saudi Market
Dr. Lama Al Sulaiman, Vice Chair and Board Member of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Luncheon Keynote
Her Excellency Ambassador Hunaina Al Mughairy,
Ambassador from Oman to the United States 


Presentation by Mohammad Ehteshami, Vice President & General Manager of GE Additive


Presentation by Andrew Moore, Dean of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University


Update on the Energy Landscape of the U.S. & Abroad
Mr. Morgan O’Brien, Chief Executive Officer, Peoples Natural Gas


Panel on Petrochemicals & Energy
Moderator: Mr. Bill Flanagan, Chief Corporate Relations Officer, Allegheny Conference on Community Development
Panelist: Mr. Michael Lordi, Esq., Chief Operating Officer, Elliott Group
Panelist: Johanna Schmidtke, Investment Director, Saudi Aramco Venture Capital
Panelist: Dr. Brian Anderson, Director of the Energy Institute, West Virginia University
Panelist: Dr. Paul Ziemkiewicz, Director of the Water Research Institute, West Virginia University 


Presentation on Energy
Ms. Anna J. Siefken, 
Associate Director for Innovation and Strategic Partnerships, Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, Carnegie Mellon University


Panel on Investing & Manufacturing in the Middle East
Moderator: Mr. Bill Flanagan, Chief Corporate Relations Officer, Allegheny Conference on Community Development
Panelist: Johanna Schmidtke, Investment Director, Saudi Aramco Venture Capital
Panelist: Joseph Ryan, CEO, ConXTech


 


THE 10th Anniversary Conference AT A GLANCE:  

Each year, the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based American Middle East Institute convenes a high-level forum for business and university leaders interested in pursuing the rewarding path to economic opportunity in the Middle East. The AMEI Conference offers an intimate environment for corporate leaders and entrepreneurs to showcase their successes and engage in personal interaction with dignitaries from the Middle East.


ATTENDANCE: Daytime business conference is an exclusive opportunity for networking. Audience members include government officials, senior corporate decision makers, entrepreneurs, and university leaders. (The evening keynote on Tuesday, October 10th, will feature Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak, speaking before 2,000 people.)


TOPIC: The 2017 AMEI Conference is focused on Transformational Technologies including energy, health, transportation, robotics and 3-D printing.  AMEI will also feature a special panel on doing business in the Middle East.


FORMAT:  The conference will consist of a series of "Tech Talks" and panel discussions that are led by C-level and senior-leadership level presenters. Featured speakers include dignitaries from the Middle East and U.S. CEO's. 



CONFERENCE LOCATIONS


Monday, October 9, 2017 - Daytime Business Conference


Fairmont Hotel
510 Market Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412.773.8800


Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - VIP Sponsors' Reception, Dinner & Lecture
(Included with VIP Ticket)


Carnegie Music Hall
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania‚Ä® 15213
412.622.3131
  


For up to date information on the panels, speaker’s biographies and sponsorship opportunities please visit - www.AmericanMEI.org, email - mwagley@americanmei.org or call - 412.995.0076.


Click here to purchase individual tickets to our evening lecture with Steve Wozniak.

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Fairmont Hotel 510 Market Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222