OPEN’s annual conference is expected to be a tour de force where visionaries in the fields of politics, space exploration, music, and technology will share how they used their innate ingenuity to shift perceptions in their respective professions.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 07, 2013
The Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs of North America (OPEN DC) will be hosting its annual conference, Changing the Game: Enterprise, Leadership, Governance and Culture at the Capital One headquarters in Tysons Corner on November 9, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Narjis Ali, President of OPEN DC, says "Everyone understands the importance of entrepreneurship in our society. The OPEN annual conference is a once in a year opportunity that offers Pakistani Americans to come together from all over the world to celebrate innovation, achievements and recognize game changers. I encourage everyone in the community to attend---there will be topics of interest for everyone—from business and culture to global development and space exploration."
OPEN’s annual conference is expected to be a tour de force where visionaries in the fields of politics, space exploration, music, and technology will share how they used their innate ingenuity to shift perceptions in their respective professions. Changing the Game will feature a highly accomplished set of speakers and is anticipated to draw over 300 attendees. It is the largest collection of Pakistani-American entrepreneurs in the metropolitan DC area:
- Imran Khan, Chairman, PTI; Member, Parliament of Pakistan. He will join through a live Skype video-conference
- Bilal Musharraf, Dean of Translations, The Khan Academy
- Sanjhay Pradhan, Vice President, The World Bank Institute
- Mr. Ashar Aziz, Founder & Vice Chairman, FireEye
- Mansoor Ahmed, Associate Director Astrophysics Projects, NASA
- Asad Umar (former CEO, Engro Industries)
- Farhad Humayun, Founder, the Overload Band
- Quratulain Balouch. Pakistani singer, musician and composer
- Tehreema Mitha, Founder, Tehreema Mitha Dance Academy
OPEN is an international non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and encouraging the growth of Pakistani-American entrepreneurs. For more information on OPEN and the annual conference, please visit http://www.openwashingtondc.org.