Agenda – Day 02

18th September 2019, Wednesday - DAY 02

Inauguration of 19th ITCN Asia Exhibition and IT Minister’s Forum for Youth, Innovation, Industry & Ease of Doing Business

ZONG 5G Trial at ITCN Asia by the Chief Guest
Honorable Federal Minister for IT & Telecom, Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui along with industry leaders at Zong Pavilion

Recitation of the Holy Quran at Hall 4, Conference Area

National Anthem

Inaugural Session

Opening Remarks.
Chief Guest, Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Federal Minister for Information Technology & Telecommunication

Honorable Mr. Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui, Federal Secretary, Ministry of IT & Telecom

Keynote Speech: Telecom Sector Overview & Transformational Roadmap.
Major General (R) Amir Azeem Bajwa HI (M), Chairman, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority

Keynote Speech: Future of Smart Governance in Pakistan
Mr. Shabahat Ali Shah, Chief Executive Officer, National Information Technology Board

Keynote Speech: 5G paving the way for Digital Pakistan
Mr. Wang Hua, CEO, ZONG

Exclusive Networking Lunch with Industry Leaders & Selected Foreigners

Session on Ease of Doing Business & Ecommerce: A driver for Business Growth & Exports

Panel Discussion on Transformation Towards Knowledge Economy
Moderator: Mr. Omer Ghani
Ms. Lubna Farruk Mirza, (Member Fate), FBR
Mr. Sohail Javaad, Executive Director, Payment System Dept., SBP
Representative from TDAP ,
Representative from BoI
Representative from SECP Mr. Naeem Zamindar,
Advisor for Digital Transformation, World Bank
Mr. Sulman Hassan, Director International Marketing, PSEB

Panel Discussion on Ecommerce
Moderator: Mr. Adam Dawood, Head of Yayvo
Mr. Faizan Siddiqi, COO, TCS Syed Sair Ali, CEO, Eat Mubarak
Dr. Jonathan Doerr, CEO, Daraz Representative from SBP (ePayment Desk)
Mr. Raza Mateen, Brandverse Mr. Sanaullah Abro, ADC, Karachi Airport

Panel Discussion on Innovation
Moderator: Mr. Zeeshan Bokhari, DG(IC), Ministry of IT & Telecom
Mr. Yusuf Hussain, CEO-Ignite Dr. Shahbaz Khan, MD, KPIT Board
Madam Jehan Ara-President-P@SHA Dr. Khalid Rafique, DG-AJK-IT Board
Mr. Azfar Manzoor, Chairman-PITB

Souvenir Distribution & Group Photograph of the Chief Guest
Honorable Federal Minister for IT & Telecom, Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui

Exclusive Networking Hi-Tea with Industry Leaders & Selected Foreigners

Startup Workshop (10Pearls, Google, Facebook etc.) at Hall 2,Mezzanine Floor.

MoU Signing Ceremony.
(PSEB & ITCN, Viper Technology,
HIK Vision, Edvon, Foreign Companies, etc.).

At Atrium Area

ITCN Asia Networking Dinner at Governor House with The Chief Guest.


Hall 2, Mezanine Floor, Karachi Expo Center

Timing Host / Speaker Topic
10:30 Hours Workshop by: Our Human Capital
By: Zulfiqar Maqbool
Topic: Digital HR
12:00 Hours EarthWaterNetwork members
Architect Ms Sameeta Ahmed,
Architect Mrs. Shabnam Nigar,
Architect Mr.Suhail Ishaq,
Mr Naveed Waghani
Topic: Sustainable development and
the context of information technology
14:00 Hours Workshop by: Dr Muhammad Babar Topic: Design thinking for startups
16:00 Hours Workshop by: Dr Bilal Topic: Potential and opportunities for
international business
17:30 Hours Workshop by: Umair Khatri Topic: Design Thinking and Rapid Prototyping