Talent to Talent Conference 2021

Dubai Silicon Oasis
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CSEI hosted the 2017 Talent to Talent conference at Ryerson University on Nov 16.

25+ Inspiring Speakers from Tech Leader and Investors

This conference is a bridge between students, entrepreneurs, industry experts, successful start-ups, scientists, government funding agencies, venture capitalists and experts from Silicon Valley. The goal of this conference is to empower the sharing of talents and ideas between professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs. This conference will allow attendees to use their talents to learn how to solve real-world problems and find opportunities to build a successful future for their business.

Previous Speakers

DR. RAFIK LOUTFY
DR. RAFIK LOUTFY

Former Director of CEIE at Ryerson University, Executive Director of Canadian Society for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

NASIM SEIFI
NASIM SEIFI

CEO & President at Canadian Society for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

SARMAD IBRAHIM
SARMAD IBRAHIM

Senior Technology Evangelist IBM Cloud / Watson Al / ML Block Chain IBM Canada

MICHEAL PARSA
MICHEAL PARSA

Member, Standing Committee on Public Accounts Parliamentary Assistant to the President of the Treasury Board

ISI CAULDAR
ISI CAULDAR

Patent and Trademark Lawyer with Bereskin & Parr, LLP

JOHN JACKSON
JOHN JACKSON

Deputy Director of NSERC Ontario Region

DAVID BOWDEN
DAVID BOWDEN

Senior Business Advisor in the MaRS Discovery District Clean Tech

DR. NICOLA URBANI
DR. NICOLA URBANI

Principal of CIC Capital, Venture Capitalist<br />

CHRIS LIPP
CHRIS LIPP

Mentor at German Accelerator ; Top pitch coaches; Silicon Valley; Author of The Start-Up Pitch; (USA)

PARIMAL NATHWANI
PARIMAL NATHWANI

Vice-President, MaRS Innovation

SHANE FLYNN
SHANE FLYNN

Director of the Incubator Program at DMZ

DR. BRYAN D. KOIVISTO
DR. BRYAN D. KOIVISTO

Executive Director - Science Discovery Zone at Ryerson University (CAN)

IRENE YANG
IRENE YANG

Head of Business Development at BASF Canada (CAN)

DEVON FRANKLIN
DEVON FRANKLIN

Project Manager, Magnet Export Business Portal & Hire Immigrants, Ryerson University

NICK REID
NICK REID

Executive Director of Ryerson Urban Water (RUW)

ALLEN MARK
ALLEN MARK

Vice President & Portfolio Manager RBC Wealth Managment

LESLIE BONE
LESLIE BONE

Business Development Specialist at Mitacs

MANPREET KAUR
MANPREET KAUR

Founder & CEO at WISE TREE INSPIRATIONS

DR ANDREW SINCLAIR
DR ANDREW SINCLAIR

Former Regional Manager of the Ontario Office at NSERC (CAN)

MR. SEAN CONWAY
MR. SEAN CONWAY

Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University

DR. EMAD NASRALLAH
DR. EMAD NASRALLAH

Professor, teaching in Cestar college – Lambton college in Toronto.

REBECCA TRAN
REBECCA TRAN

Business Development Manager at Ontario Center of Excellence

DR. USHA SRINIVASAN
DR. USHA SRINIVASAN

Vice-President of Talent and Venture program at MaRS Discovery District

DR. TAREK SADEK
DR. TAREK SADEK

Director of Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship FEAS, Ryerson University

ADITYA PAI
ADITYA PAI

Genomics Global Sales leader with IBM Watson Health

DR AMIR AZHARI
DR AMIR AZHARI

President of AOMS Technologies

DR SAEID BABAEI
DR SAEID BABAEI

President and CEO at AbCelex Technologies

RENETA JOHANSON
RENETA JOHANSON

Founder I CEO Inttradia Inc

RANDALL S. BECKER
RANDALL S. BECKER

Speaker, author, and CEO of Nexbridge Inc

DR. ANDREW PASTERNAK
DR. ANDREW PASTERNAK

Director commercialization & Business Development Green centre Canada

DR. CHERYL GIBLON
DR. CHERYL GIBLON

Industry Engagement Manager, Innovation York, Office of Research Services at York University (CAN)

DR DAN MCGILLIVRAY
DR DAN MCGILLIVRAY

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science, Ryerson University

KATIE ROBINSON
KATIE ROBINSON

Regional Manager of Business Markets at RBC

DONALD STEINY
DONALD STEINY

Member of Venture Capital; Visiting Scholar at Stanford University<br /> (USA)

AMAR NIJJAR
AMAR NIJJAR

Founder & CEO of R2<br /> (CAN)

P. SIVARAJ
P. SIVARAJ

Regional Director, Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) (CAN)

AMIN NIKDEL
AMIN NIKDEL

CEO of InteliStop; Co-founder of SharpScholar; IoT Solution Entrepreneur (CAN)

DR TIBOR TURI
DR TIBOR TURI

Regional Director of Business Development at the Ontario Centres of Excellence (CAN)

NEIL PADGETT
NEIL PADGETT

Intellectual Property Lawyer with Rowand, LLP (CAN)

KAZIM AGHA
KAZIM AGHA

Partner and patent agent at Ridout & Maybee LLP (CAN)

RAJ LAL
RAJ LAL

Head of Igniters Group at Stanford University; CEO of ProUXReview Silicon Valley (USA)

KUMAR ERRAMILLI
KUMAR ERRAMILLI

CTO of ACTO App

HASSAN SEYD
HASSAN SEYD

CEO of Birventure Incubator; Founder of idea Gist (USA)

MURALI MURTHY
MURALI MURTHY

Business Branding Coach:the Author of the Canadian Best-selling

SHATHA QAQISH-CLAVERING
SHATHA QAQISH-CLAVERING

Business Development Lead, Xerox Research Centre of Canada (CAN)

OLGA BUCHONINA
OLGA BUCHONINA

Founder and CEO of ActionSpot at Silicon Valley (USA)

RON GLOZMAN
RON GLOZMAN

CEO of Knote.me

Pitch Competition

PITCH is the startup competition at Talent to Talent Conference that brings together the world’s leading startups for an online pitching battle and our ignite start up program.

Apply for our Ignite startup program at Talent to Talent conference 2020 at Dubai Silicon Oasis.

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Special New Prices! Thank you to all our sponsors to make this possible!

Student Pass

$25

Coffee & Networking
2 Workshops
Start- up Open Pitch Mic
Special discounts for Students

Entrepreneur Pass

$50

3 Workshops
5 Panel Discussions
Lunch & Keynote Speakers
Industry Networking with Speakers

Professional Pass

$90

Lunch and Keynote Speakers
5 Panel Discussions
Industry Networking with Speakers
Includes free morning Pass!!

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  • Individuals will get a 20% discount if they belong to certain communities (e.g. CSEI, University Students, Immigrant Community, Start-ups and Woman Entrepreneur)
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Where It’s At

Radisson Red Hotel, Dubai Digital Park, Dubai Silicon Oasis, Dubai