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Global Entrepreneurship Week Belarus 2013


MONDAY NOV 18 9:00AM – 10:00AM

Press Breakfast

10:00AM – 5:00PM

Master classes with international speakers

7:00AM– 10:00PM

Opening Ceremony. GEW Belarus Kick-off

GEW 2012 OPENING CEREMONY WELCOMES BUSINESS LEADERS, INTERNATIONAL GUESTS, REPRESENTATIVES OF DOMESTIC BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS, CORPORATIONS, MINISTRY OF ECONOMY AND FOREIGN EMBASSIES.


TUESDAY NOV 19 Day 1. International Entrepreneurship Forum: Corporations. Innovation. Design Thinking. Technologies. 9:00AM – 9:30AM 9:30AM – 10:00AM

Welcome notes Keynote speech. MARVIN LIAO, SILICON VALLEY EXECUTIVE IN INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL MEDIA, 10 YEARS VETERAN OF YAHOO, US (INVITED)

10:00AM – 11:15AM

Panel: Belarus Economic Environment. Corporations vs. small business. Privatization Scenarios PAVEL DANEIKO, IPM (INVITED) FRANCIS DELAEY, EBRD (INVITED) ERNST AND YOUNG (INVITED) YURI ZISSER, TUT.BY (INVITED) VLADIMIR KARIAGIN , MINSK UNION OF ENTREPRENEURS AND EMPLOYEES (INVITED) SULTAN MARENOV, BTA BANK (INVITED)

11:15AM – 11:45AM

Coffee break

11:45AM – 12:15PM

Insight with OLEG HUSAENOV, ZUBR CAPITAL (IVITED)

12:15PM – 1:30PM

Panel: Intrapreneurship: Building Better Business from the Inside Out. Do corporations need internal startups? Speakers from: ATLANT M, ACCENTURE, BELTRANSGAZ, HEINEKEN, HM, SKYPE, DELL, BELARUSKI NARODNY BANK, VELCOM

Alternative topics Energy Effectiveness, Mediation and Building Customer Trust in Todays Digital World are yet to be announced. Please suggest! 1:30PM – 3:00 PM

Networking lunch

PARALLEL WORKSHOPS INNOVATIVE BUSINESS

DESIGN THINKING

TECHNOLOGIES

3:00-4:30PM Lean production - Competitive advantage through efficiency.

3:00-4:30PM Design thinking for executives.

3:00-4:30PM Data storage and protection. Cloud technologies.

7PM-10PM Night Owl Discussion. Networking Leaders of today: who moves the world in times of uncertainties? Female vs. male opinion.

Yet to be announced: Speakers and workshops Fringe events Please come get involved. You may suggest your speaker or your event via gew_belarus@bel.biz


WEDNESDAY NOV 20 VENUE: HUB Day 2. International Entrepreneurship Forum: Startups. Innovation. Design Thinking. Technologies. 9:00AM – 9:30AM

Welcome notes and wake up show. Mentor of the Year Award.

9:30AM – 9:50PM

Keynote speech. ANGRY BIRDS. (INVITED)

9:50AM – 10:15PM

An insight with ARKADYI DOBKIN. EPAM FOUNDER. (INVITED)

10:15AM – 11:30PM

Panel: Startup Ecosystem in Eastern Europe. Missing points and Opportunities. PAUL BRAGIEL, I/O VENTURES, US (INVITED) HRISH LOTLIKAR, EAST LABS, US/UKRAINE DAVID MAASZ, INTREPRENEURSHIP FOUNDATION, HUNGARY (INVITED) TANIA MARINICH, BEL.BIZ ANTTI YLIMUTKA, STARTUP SAUNA, FINLAND (INVITED)

11:30AM – 12:00AM

Coffee break

12:00AM – 13:00 PM

Story of VIBER

13:00PM –13:30 PM

Keynote Speech. BURTON LEE. SHOULD EUROPE REPLICATE SV? US (INVITED)

13:30PM – 14:30 PM

Lunch. How We Did It: War Stories From the Front (work in groups)

PARALLEL WORKSHOPS INNOVATIVE BUSINESS

DESIGN THINKING

TECHNOLOGIES

14;30-15:30 Business Model Canvas vs Startup Lean Model vs One pager

14:30-15:30 Crash Course on Design Thinking

14;30-15:30 Cloud Technologies

15:30-16:30 Smart money for smart projects

15:30-16:30 Mobile Technologies

15:30-16:30 Smart money for smart projects 16:30-17:30 Legal framework

7:00 PM -10:00 PM

16:30-17:30 Design your pitch

Night Owl Discussion. Networking Leaders of tomorrow: What will move the world? Philosophy of innovation. DAN ANAHORY, EDDY BALCIKONIS, IGNAT BOBROVICH, NASTIA KHAMIANKOVA


THURSDAY NOV 21 Day 3. International Entrepreneurship Forum: Universities. Innovation. Design Thinking. Technologies. 9:00AM – 9:30AM

Welcome and appreciation

9:30AM –11:00AM

Inspirational Talk. Universities as Startups Alma Mater. Europe vs US

11:00AM –11:20AM

Coffee break

11:20AM –11:40AM

Ligtning speech. MIKKI PERNU. AALTO: EUROPEAN EXCELLENCE OF INNOVATION, (INVITED)

11:40AM – 12:00PM 12:00PM – 1:15PM

WILL CARDVELL, AALTO UNIVERSITY, US/FINLAND (INVITED) BURTON LEE, STANFORD, US (INVITED) KENDRICK WHITE, NIJEGORODSKI STATE UNIVERSITY, US/RUSSIA (INVITED)

Insight from Stanford. Interview with DR. BURTON LEE (INVITED) Hot topic: Brain Drain. Should we fear?

VALERIY CEPKALO, HI TECH PARK, BELARUS (INVITED) ELENA JIVITSKAYA, BSUIR, BELARUS (INVITED) DENIS KONDRATOVICH, COFOUNDER, GOODWILLION/MAESENS, BELARUS (INVITED) SANDA LIEPINA, MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, LATVIA (INVITED) ANDRIUS NIEVERA, SILICON VALLEY COMES TO THE BALTICS, LITHUANIA (INVITED) RICK RASMUSSEN , NEST GSV, US (INVITED) 1:20PM – 2:30PM 2:30 PM – 3:45PM

Networking Lunch Panel: Universities. Corporations. Startups. Cooperation for commercializing innovations. Best Practices from Easterm Europe. Speakers from BGU, BSUIR, CISCO, REGULA, MIRCOSOFT, SCIENCE SOFT, SKOLKOVO, EASTERN EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES

6:30PM-11:00PM

BEL.BIZ BATTLE at Re:Public. Gala Startup Show and Disco.

Yet to be announced: Speakers and workshops Fringe events Please come get involved. You may suggest your speaker or your event via gew_belarus@bel.biz

Competition. Disco. Networking JURY: PAUL BRAGIEL (US), WILL CARDVELL (FINLAND), MICHAEL HONKAVAARA (FINLAND), FIRAT ISBECER (TURKEY), BURTON LEE (USA), JESPER LINDHOLD (DANIA), DAVID MAASZ (HUNGARY), WALID MANSOUR (LEBANON), RICK RASMUSSEN (US), HERTY TAMMO (ESTONIA)

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