Speakers


Keynote Speakers



Speakers

Ms Jehan Ara

President, PASHA

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Mr Waqas A Qazi

Satellite Scientist

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Mr Khalid Ahmad

Head of Dramatic Studies, National Academy of Performing Arts, Karachi

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Ms Salma Ahmed Alam

Educationist

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Dr Sajid Ali

Interim Director Leadership and Policy, Aga Khan University Institute of Educational Development

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Mr Abbas Ali Khan

MD, Abacus Global

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Mr Norbert Almeida

Security & Crisis Manager

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Dr Tahir Andrabi

Dean, LUMS School of Education

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Mr Farhan Anwar

Urban Planner

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Mr Qasim Aslam

Co-Founder, The History Project

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Mr Arieb Azhar

Director, T2F

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Ms Farieha Aziz

Director, Bolo Bhi

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Ms Hirra Babar

Co-Founder, SMAG

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Mr Nadeem Baig

Film Director

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Ms Nausheen Bashir

Educationist

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Mr Vladimir Bataev

EU Smart Cities Architect

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Dr Asha Bedar

Clinical Psychologist

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Ms Sarah Belal

Lawyer

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Ms Nazish Brohi

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Dr Lawrence Bernard Michael Burke

Chief Education Advisor, Beaconhouse School System

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Ms Zebunnisa Burki

Deputy Editor, Oped pages of The News

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Ms Saira Mubashir Butt

General Manager, Early Years Education, Beaconhouse School System

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Mr. Shahjahan Chaudhary

Director, National Incubation Centre Karachi

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Mr Fawad Chaudhry

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Ms Kami Chouhdry

Trans Rights Activist

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Ms Nighat Dad

Executive Director. Digital Rights Foundation

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Mr Ali Dayan Hasan

Senior Policy Advisor on Human Rights, UNDP

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Ms Natasha Ejaz

Singer and Song Writer

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Ms Sana Farooq

Director, E-Learning Network

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Ms Amneh Shaikh Farooqui

Founder, Polly & other stories

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Mr George Fulton

TV Host, George ka Pakistan

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Mr Richard Geary

Founder/Executive Director, Family Educational Services Foundation

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Mr Omar Gilani

Artist

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Ms Bee Gul

Screenwriter

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Ms Saba Gul

Entrepreneur

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Mr Babur Habib

Co-founder, The Portfolio School

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Mr Jon Halligan

Educationist (IBO)

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Ms Ghada Hamdan

Marketing Professional & Entrepreneur

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Mr Saad Hamid

Innovation & Community Lead, Invest2innovate

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Ms Madiha Hamid

Architect

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Ms Ayesha Tammy Haq

Barrister

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Mr Arif Hasan

Architect

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Ms Annisa Hasanah

Founder, Funopoly Games

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Ms Salima Hashmi

Professor, School Of Visual Arts and Design, BNU

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Ms Sophia Hasnain

Technologist

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Mr Zeeshan Hassan

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Ms Sidra Iqbal

Journalist/Host, PTV World

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Mr Shoaib Iqbal

Director / Founder, The Little Art

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Ms Shameelah Ismail

Entreprenuer

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Mr Tapu Javeri

Fashion and Art photographer

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Mr Wajid Jawad

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Ms Laila Kasuri

Water Engineer, The World Bank

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Mr Kasim Mahmud Kasuri

Chief Executive, Beaconhouse School System

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Mr Nassir Mahmud Kasuri

Executive Director, Beaconhouse School System

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Mr Yousuf Kerai

Lecturer, Mathematics School of Science & Engineering

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Mr Saad Khalid

Co-Founder, Plottree

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Mr Shahid Khan

CEO, Indus Earth Trust

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Ms Hajra Khan

Captain, Pakistan National Women`s Football Team

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Mr Sarmad Khoosat

Actor

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Mr Zarrar Khuhro

Journalist

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Ms Gelareh Kiazand

Freelance Camera/Producer

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Ms Naila Mahmood

Visual Artist

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Mr Rishad Mahmood

Sports Editor

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Mr Adnan Malik

Director, Executive Producer, Actor

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Mr Taimur Malik

Founder, Courting the Law

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Mr Khalid Malik

Radio Personality and Actor

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Mr Irfan Malik

Vice President ARY Films & Television

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Ms Javeria Masood

Architect

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Ms Marvi Mazhar

Founder and Principal Architect, Marvi Mazhar & Associates

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Mr Imran Moinuddin

CEO Nexdegree

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Mr Momin Munshi

Founder, Galaxy Lollywood

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Mr Jibran Nasir

Lawyer and Civil/Political Rights Activist

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Mr Abid Omar

Founder, Pak Air Quality Initative

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Mr Reza Pakravan

Adventurer, Filmmaker

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Mr Deepak Perwani

Fashion Designer

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Mr Tariq Alexander Qaiser

Architect

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Mr Nabeel Qureshi

Film Director

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Mr Saad Rabbani

Founder, Cafe Commune and CVE Activist

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Mr Jamal Rahman

Producer

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Mr Taimur Rahman

Academic, Musician

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Ms Tamara Robeer

CEO, Play Create Celebrate

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Ms Greta Rossi

CEO, Recipes for Wellbeing

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Ms Cris Rowan

Paediatric occupational therapist, biologist & Author

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Ms Sanam Saeed

Actress & Model

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Mr Ghazi Salahuddin

Senior Journalist

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Ms Afia Salam

Journalist

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Ms Tina Sani

Musician

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Ms Mehmal Sarfraz

Regional Deputy Secretary General, South Asian Free Media Association

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Ms Anoosha Shaigan

Vice President, CourtingTheLaw

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Ms Noreena Shams

Athlete

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Dr Soufia Siddiqi

Reasearcher, Social Scientist

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Mr Afzal Syed

Contemporary Urdu Poet

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Mr Shafaat Ali Syed

Comedian/TV Host, GEO News

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Ms Aqsa Tariq

Editorial Head - Content, Communications & Conferences, IDG Pakistan

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Ms Solonia Teodros

Co-Founder, The Change School

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Mr Abrar Ul Hassan

Founder, Morango

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Ms Zoe Viccaji

Singer and Song Writer

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Ms. Lynette Viccaji

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Ms Jessica White

EdTech/AI Speaker

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Mr Benje Williams

Cofounder, CEO of Amal Academy

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Ms Olga Yurkova

AI Expert, Journalist

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Mr Naeem Zamindar

Former Minister of State and Chairman Board of Investment - Pakistan

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Ms Vera de Pont

Founder, Fashion of Future

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Ms Nida Mushtaq

Founder, Fearless Collective

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Endorsement

Special Endorsement for 'A World of Tomorrow Reimagined' by the New Zealand Embassy

The Event

Event Features

Panel discussions: Over 20 panel discussions across all five event dimensions, featuring international and national experts from fields ranging from architecture, artificial intelligence and finance to education, art, law, governance and many more.

Celebrity conversations: In-depth discussions with specialists who get to the heart of the matter, giving insights on the shape of the future.

Interactive sessions: Sessions designed to ensure maximum audience participation, with topics that affect our lives and will continue to do so in the future.

SOT Infinity: SOT ∞ sessions are designed as focused, thematic presentations to offer a variety of perspectives that help us form a clearer idea of the topic under discussion.

Comedy Night & Performances: Entertainment sessions designed to make you laugh, make you think, and make you celebrate the future.

FULL STEAM Exhibition:

A collection of multiple interpretations of artists, engineers, mathematicians and computer scientists to explore a spectrum of possible worlds in our future through the science of algorithms, the technologies of augmented and virtual reality, engineering of robotics and holography.

Press Coverage

Daily Pakistan: School Of Tomorrow 2016: The Biggest International Festival in Pakistan
Link: https://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/pakistan/school-of-tomorrow-2016-the-biggest-international-festival-in-pakistan/

Pakistan Today: Beaconhouse holds festival titled ‘A world of Tomorrow
Link: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/11/05/city/lahore/beaconhouse-holds-festival-titled-a-world-of-tomorrow/

NewsTV.Pk – City42 Coverage: Second day of the International Conference "World of Tomorrow" organized by Beacon House
Link: http://www.newstv.pk/video/67371/second-day-of-the-international-conference-world-of-tomorrow-organized-by-beacon-house

The News:  ‘A World of Tomorrow’ festival concludes
Link: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/162872-A-World-of-Tomorrow-festival-concludes

The News: Bigwigs feature at ‘A World of Tomorrow’ event
Link: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/162690-Bigwigs-feature-at-A-World-of-Tomorrow-event

The Express Tribune: (5 Articles on SOT)
Headline: ‘A World of Tomorrow’; With over 200 speakers, festival of ideas kicks off
Link: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1220229/world-tomorrow-200-speakers-festival-ideas-kicks-off/
Headline:  ‘Schools of future may only teach values’
Link: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1221140/schools-future-may-teach-values/

Headline: What impact will US elections have on Pakistan? (Talks about the session, ‘As the World Holds its Breath: The Oval Office and Global Security’)
Link: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1222671/world-tomorrow-impact-will-us-elections-pakistan/
Headline: World of Tomorrow: Pakistan a classic ‘case of glass half empty, half full’ (Talks about the session ‘Moving towards a progressive Pakistan’)
Link: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1222010/world-tomorrow-pakistan-classic-case-glass-half-empty-half-full/
Headline: World of Tomorrow: What’s better? Schools or internet
Link: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1221138/world-tomorrow-whats-better-schools-internet/

DG Enterprise Brands: A Quick Look Into World of Tomorrow: SOT 2016 by BeaconHouse
Link: http://enterprise.idgmediawakhan.com/SOT2016/

The Nation: (3 articles, 1 PR)
Headline: Nawaz to accept SC verdict: Ahsan (Talks about the second day of SOT and Minister Ahsan Iqbal’s session in detail)
Link: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/06-Nov-2016/nawaz-to-accept-sc-verdict-ahsan
Headline: A World of Tomorrow
Link: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/05-Nov-2016/a-world-of-tomorrow
Headline: A World of Tomorrow ends with new goals
Link: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/07-Nov-2016/a-world-of-tomorrow-ends-with-new-goals
PR (Corporate Corner) Link: http://nation.com.pk/business/05-Nov-2016/corporate-corner

Dawn: ‘A World of Tomorrow’ festival kicks off
Link: http://www.dawn.com/news/amp/1294372

Daily Times:
Headline: Beaconhouse takes Lahoris on future trip
Link: http://dailytimes.com.pk/pakistan/07-Nov-16/beaconhouse-takes-lahoris-on-future-trip
Headline: Reassessment of conventional education beliefs stressed
Link: http://dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/05-Nov-16/reassessment-of-conventional-education-beliefs-stressed

Deccan Chronicle (India): ‘Experienced, sensible’ Hillary will win US presidential elections: Hina Rabbani Khar (Features the “In conversation with HRK” panel discussion at SOT2016
Link: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/world/america/061116/experienced-sensible-hillary-will-win-us-presidential-elections-hina-rabbani-khar.html

Business Recorder: People have rejected 'politics of disruption': minister
Link: http://www.brecorder.com/general-news/172/100306/

Radio Pakistan: Ahsan stresses continuity of policies to ensure development in country
Link: http://www.radio.gov.pk/06-Nov-2016/ahsan-stresses-continuity-of-policies-to-ensure-development-in-country