Transformational Technologies Business Conference Agenda

Transformational Technologies Business Conference
Monday, October 9, 2017 

8:30 am – 9:00 am – Registration
9:00 am to 5:00 pm –Business Conference – Lunch Included
Fairmont Hotel – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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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