Talks Creativity & Innovation

Tanween Talks (26 October): Inspiring the next generation, Luxury & Technology

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26 October 2018
Time: 5:00 PM


Gallery 2


Suitable for Adult, Youth.

Open your minds to new experiences, and engage with industry professionals and creatives across the science, art and technology fields


Disruption - Technology and Sport

Speaker: Philippe Blanchard

05:00 PM | Gallery 2 | English

Technology is about to disrupt the nature of many of the sports and much of the entertainment we watch and play. It will level the playing field for men and women, athletes and para-athletes. Combined sports with people and robots will become a part of the action. Fans, live and virtual, will become a vital part of the outcome. And it’s all about to hit our screens in the next couple of years.
Former Director of the International Olympic Committee, Philippe Blanchard, Founder and CEO of Futurous, tells us what we can expect to see and how both communities, countries and companies can learn from these new games?

Luxury and Technology


06:30 PM | Gallery 2 | English

When tech meets fashion: style leaps forward as the new fashion scene intersects with modern technology to create a sustainable new creative field for consumers. From smart watches to tracking devices, come explore how luxury has gone tech-friendly and if it can change business for the better.

- Vadim Grigoryan, Luxury and Culture Brand Strategist, MA+Creative
- Razan Al Azzouni, Designer
- Hussein Freijeh, General Manager, Snap Inc.
- Jean-Marc Shammas, Brand Director Middle East & India, Piaget

- Anand Vengurlekar, Global Brand & Innovation Consultant

Inspiring the Next Generation


07:35 PM | Gallery 2 | English

The transformation of Saudi economy is fueling the rise of startups and young entrepreneurs. The next generation will need to rely on role models to help drive forward its dreams, but also to pave the way for the following generation. Can this transformation operate fast enough to help the current generation build their dreams? From entrepreneurs to corporate giants what does it take to make it.

- Kunal Kapoor , CEO, The Luxury closet
- Mohammed Khoja, Founder & Designer, Hindamme
- Nadine Saddik Attar, Founder of Nadine Jewellery

Dr. Asma Siddiki, Office of Student Affairs, Prince Mohammad bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship (MBSC)