Try to be an entrepreneur in an environment where you can only encounter difficulties can be daunting but there are still those who try to change the world through their efforts. It's the case of Ismail Chaib, who has been developing projects in Algeria as Open Bank or Makesense initiative, through which creative brainstorming sessions are organized to help social entrepreneurs through they support. He has also developed "SMSBridge", a technology startup, which was the first company founded in Algeria through venture capital and has been honored with numerous awards, including the best Algerian startup initiative selected as one of the top 100 Mediterranean.
Speaker: Ismail Chaib (Algeria) : Ismail Chaib (Algeria) is a young entrepreneur who has co-founded SMSBridge, a startup which has received numerous awards. He is currently working on TESOBE, a technology consultant in Berlin from where he leads the Open Bank Project, an international initiative that seeks to obtain transparency in the financial industry. Ismail is a leader technology blogger and also a social media enthusiast (his blog: Idontfixyourpc.com).
Bazinga (Palestine) is a young initiative by and for technology entrepreneurs in Ramallah. This technological and social hub, which facilitates the creation of startups in Palestine, offers and innovative co-working space, a network of mentors, technical workshops and numerous technological devices that work together to develop the platform. Your home development is focused on marketing and integration projects and applications which add a social component. Bazigna focuses primarily on companies involved in mobile applications for tablets, content providers, Internet, video, game development, social games, social media optimization, Kinecta, e-commerce and online advertising.
Speakers: Rasha Hussein A cofounder and event manager at Bazinga! Ramallah, which is a startup catalyst that facilitates the process of building a startup in Palestine. Rasha tries to push people to discover their entrepreneurial spirit through the events she's planning at Bazinga! Rasha is a computer system engineering student in Birzeit University.
Ayman Qarout. Palestinian entrepreneur, tech-savvy and co-founder of Bazinga who's mainly handling social marketing & strategies, and online marketing. Ayman has a bachelor degree in business administration and marketing.
Free software is providing new tools for innovation in the Mediterranean area. Its special features allow the community to participate in the development of projects that mark turning points that serve both the general public as its creators to access services that previously were available only through proprietary software.
Speakers: Dr. Walid P. Karam is project coordinator and professor of Computer Ma3bar at the University of Balamand (Lebanon). He holds a degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech, a Master in Computer Engineering from the University of South Dakota and a Ph.D. in telecommunications from Telecom Paris Tech. Dr. Karam is a free software enthusiast and through Ma3bar supports the creation of applications that address the needs of local markets while increasing awareness in the government and employers of the potential and feasibility of free software solutions and alternatives to proprietary software.
Jure Cuhalev (Slovenia)Open Source Hacker, with background in Social Sciences and Usability and User Experience (UX). Previous projects include starting popular Slovenian Linux distribution, founding carpooling site prevoz.org and being a head of national Linux User Group –LUGOS. He is also involved with educational content online at Viidea and helping at Ljubljana hackerspace– Kiberpipa. He was awarded as Best Open Source application by Slovenian Ministry for Information Society (2004).
Juan Conde (Spain), Chief of Staff to Promote Free Software in the Andalusian regional government of Economy, Science and Enterprise. Works in "GECOS" (Guadalinex standard corporate edition), a development derived from the known distribution of free software "Guadalinex", that will be use in large organizations such as the Junta de Andalucia own, primarily serving the administrative position. In versions for workstations and server, you control a large deployment of desktops from a central point.
Sergio Talens Oliag (Spain), Bachelor in Computer Science from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, currently is preparing a doctoral thesis on The Free Software Movement in the Interdisciplinary PhD program in Communication Theory Department of the Languages of the University of Valencia. Debian Project's developer, has written several articles related to system administration, secure computing and the history and use of free software. Since 2006, is Director of the Systems, Security and Free Software Department at the Computer Technology Institute, where he participates in the execution of internal projects and R & D, both individually and in cooperation with other entities.
MYTecC is a meeting point where young people gather to deepen their knowledge of Web 2.0 technologies and skills that help them succeed in their professional and personal lives. A human network that transcends borders to interact, share ideas and learn about other cultures. It is a unique platform where young minds can develop in harmony and with openness to other cultures and religions. MYTecC Skin is a diverse human network that spans the Mediterranean region y extends through eight countries: Cyprus, Egypt, Israel Jordan, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Turkey and Yemen and is open to the inclusion of other countries.
Speaker: Najat Rochdi is the regional coordinator of ICT for Development in the Arab countries for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP. She has a Ph.D. in Information Systems and Computer Engineering, and for Rochdi ICT is transforming the entire system of cooperation development. In her presentation, we discuss the areas in which she is an expert.
Times of crisis are when the best ideas emerge and when entrepreneurs have to be willing to step forward to implement them. It is not easy to face a hostile environment, but through this conference, we will learn how we can achieve our goals and what steps are needed to grow ideas, how to deal with possible failure or unexpected triumph.
Speaker: Pau Garcia Milà is an innovation adviser for Campus Party. In 2005, when he was only 17, Pau founded EyeOs, the first web operating system in the world. Today, EyeOs is the largest free software project to come out of Spain, and is now in 71 countries and 45 languages and has received nearly one million downloads. Pau has received, among others, the Company Boosts Prize 2010 (Princes of Astruas and Girona). His first book, “Everything is done (When the world collapses become an entrepreneur) reflects his optimistic attitude and commitment to innovation in the digital world.
Guadalinfo network has more than 700,000 users and has generated more than 770 citizen-based innovative projects in such fields as tourism, employment, training, inclusion, environment, web 2.0, sustainability, accessibility and culture. Guadalinfo is a network that shares its DNA with a solid 2.0 territorial support. They are working openly and collaboratively on the detection and promotion of talent and ideas of the people and the conviction of their ability to lead improvements in their lives and their environment. These manners have made the Andalusian network earned numerous national and international reconnaissances and nowadays, it's a reference in social innovation, creativity and use responsible, sustainable and supportive of the TIC. And it’s certified by more than 770 people led initiatives, a priori, started with a disadvantage.
Speaker: Juan Francisco Delgado Morales (Spain), psychologist training, active user of Web 2.0 and regular presence in the forums on ICTs, social innovation and new leadership citizen. Since 2007, he leads the team responsible for Guadalinfo (network of 800 public centers for social innovation and access to ICT, located in the Andalusian countryside and urban slums at risk of social exclusion). Delgado also chaired the Spanish association of telecentre networks and he is part of the policy of its European counterpart.
Two of the goals of Campus Party Milenio are to show the innovation and cooperation of the Mediterranean Basin through projects that are being developed. In this roundtable we will discuss about different initiatives that will show these concepts from different point of views but they all are focused on improving the lives of citizens in one way or another.
Speakers: María José Gasso (Spain) Director of GAES Solidaria, a program from GAES hearing centers dedicated to impulse projects and actions of solidarity, both national and international for more than fifteen years.
Javier Cuenca (Spain). Officer of Save the Children in Andalucia. He has worked as a volunteer with various organizations in the Balkans, North Africa and Asia. He has coordinated the region of North Africa and Middle East of Save the Children for two years until he took charge of the delegation of Andalusia.
Laney Strange (United States). Product Manager, Community-Driven Innovation at TechSoup Global. This initiative helps nonprofits globally get and use technology to heighten their impact. Through its websites, events, and community-building initiatives, TechSoup Global also helps companies and foundations optimize their philanthropic impact.
Samer Karam is the Founder and Director of Seeqnce.Samer is a serial entrepreneur with product lifecycle management, marketing and financing experience. He is also an expert at managing greenfield projects in Banking, Information Technology, Communications and NGO / NPO sectors, and is an Official Juror for the 2011 MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Business Plan Competition.
Verónica López (España) GAES Technical Development, dedicated to promoting projects and solidarity actions, both nationally and internationally for 15 years.
Alicja Peszkowska (Poland) Communications Specialist and Community Manager at Fundacja TechSoup and NetSquared ; Freelance Journalist at Online and Offline Magazines on Culture, Cinema, Social Change and NPtech and Projects Coordinator at Artistic Initiatives Association "E.
We analyzed the situation of electronic commerce in the Mediterranean Basin with experts and witnesses of the emergence of innovative companies and success stories in recent years. In Campus Party Millennium we’re discussing the present and future of e-commerce with entrepreneurs from different sectors, who will share their points of view.
Speakers: Amuda Goueli (Egypt), Founder of Destinia.com, Troovel.com, Scoom.com, Interhotel.com and globalclick, companies in the online sector. He is currently the CEO of the online travel agency Destinia.com. In 2011 he was titled Senior Analyst in Tourism by the World Tourism Organization Network. (UNWTO).
Santiago Rodriguez de Miguel (Spain), Customer acquisition and Social Media Manager at the online sales club Privalia. MBA from the Haas School of Business at Berkeley Californian University. In addition to his experience as an entrepreneur, within their professional expertise before passing through salesforce.com stands in San Francisco and L'Oreal in Spain.
Isabel Ortiz (Spain), co-founder of Mumumio, with his brother Alvaro Ortiz. Mumumío is an electronic trading platform that makes buying food directly from the producer. Get bringing local products in Spain and supports family businesses that produce quality products, making known its origin and supporting sustainable production, encouraging the consumption of organic products. She has worked in Ernst & Young Audit and Private Banking in Bankinter. Isabel has created party projects and catering for Baby-Showers. Bachelor in Business Administration from the UAM (Autonomous University of Madrid and European Business School (EBS-London).
Moderator: Martín Pérez (Spain). Vice President of the Multi-Sector Association of Electronics, Information Technology, Communications and Digital Content (AMETIC). He has extensive experience in the field of electronic commerce with initiatives such as Virtual Megastore, online shopping aggregator pioneer in Spain; the development of e-commerce Platform IS-e-Commerce, or the implementation of e-books, which provides white label services such as sales of electronic publications, books and magazines, the publishing sector.
Thanks to Movistar, we are going to discover the future of Internet. We will know the new possibilities on communication by Teléfonica R&D and learn about what we can do on GPS with arduino board. But also we will go deeper into the world of entrepreneurship and the options that new technologies open to them. Wayra is a new initiative that is letting great projects to see the light and maybe turn into the reference companies of the next years.
Speakers:Francisco Javier Zorzano Mier (Spain)lleads the initiative P-Lego of Telefónica R&D. This initiative works to give the open hardware community the chance to connect their creations to Internet through mobile networks. This work has reflected into an active collaboration with arduino. Besides, they study the factors that impact in that relationship and the creative and economic possibilities that brings.
David Cuartielles (Spain) is a communications engineer and director of the laboratory prototype of the School of Arts and Communication at Malmö University in Sweden. During his research residency at the Interaction Design Institute Ivera (Italy), Massimo met Bazi, the director of the Physical Computing Laboratory, and Dave Mellis, a graduate of MIT with whom he created the Arduino project. His academic research has focused on the conceptualization of models, location systems and technologies for indoor performances in real time. He has founded several initiatives such as collective and Desearch and Revelopement and the Labbs.net community.
Hugo de los Santos (Spain) is a Telecommunications Engineer and graduate MDP (Management Development Program) at IESE, holding different positions in areas of business, marketing and sales within the Telefónica Group. Since 2002, he is Head of Corporate Strategic Supply and the launch of 3G in Telefónica Móviles Spain, participating actively in the creation of the new convergent unit Telefónica Spain for Large Companies and, since 2007, was Deputy Director of Mobile Business Development at Business Segment for America in Telefónica Internacional. Since May of this year, is senior project manager Wayra, the Telefónica Group's global initiative focused on generating business for the best entrepreneurial projects.
Security in computing is a major concern for both users and companies, but no longer is an issue of private property. In this roundtable we will review top security technologies from Open Source projects and know how these projects have been enriched by the contributions of the community and what are the advantages of having a strong and active community that supports you to promote a product and to create something that goes far beyond a mere idea.
Speakers: Javier López-Tello (Spain) General Director of AlienVault, a Spanish company founded by the creators of the forge OSSIM (Open Source Security Information Management), offers a professional solution SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) leader in the Open Code Market and recognized worldwide.
Eduardo Inza (Spain) is an 25 years-old. He studied Technical Engineering in Computer Management and Business Administration at URJC while working at Internet companies like Acteo Solutions or Tenders One Technologies. His company aims to provide secure communications through tools such as Elliptic Curve certificates or notifications by e-mail. Since 2006, he collaborates with the team of hackers Stack Overflow in Madrid with whom he has written two books for RA-MA Editorial.
Djalal Harouni (Algeria) researcher and Software Engineering Master. Passionate about open source software, embedded systems and security, he has been one of the developers of the project Nmap, a free security tool open source used by millions of users, security administrators and auditors.
Artur Daci (Albania) is Information Technology executive at several Albanian companies and security consultant in the design and development company web Ampa Studio. He has been Project developer at Morbus, a Perl script multimodule for automatic penetration test.
Android is a great competitor to Apple when it comes to mobile operating systems. Both have achived to exploit the passion for the development of applications, but Linux-based system, has an advantage in the market. In this workshop, you will learn to develop an application from scratch. In it, our speaker will explain the main facilities of the platform to perform through the mechanism of Intents tasks such as scan barcodes, take pictures, record video or audio...
Speaker: Jorge Juan Barroso (Spain) Senior Developer at the Tuenti department of Mobile Applications. He has participated in the development of J2ME applications, Blackberry and Android, currently focusing on the latter.
The digital entertainment is evolving and is changing from mere entertainment to go into homes and educational institutions as a tool. And on these issues, the Mediterranean is becoming a center of many major changes. In this roundtable, we will know the state of the games industry on issues and trends and techniques being used.
Speakers: Carlos Gonzalez Tardón (Spain), psychologist who is specialized in gaming and social transformation. People & VIDEOGAMES Founder and Online Advice on Video Games.
Emilio Molina (Spain), computer engineer, graduated in audiovisual communication and music teacher, is a founding partner of the young game development company Ninja Fever, in which he performs functions of programming, graphic design, music composition, audio editing and representation at events.
Maged Farrag (Egypt) With more than 17 years experience in the field of digital media, Farrag is a pioneer in the field. He is the founder and creative director of award-winning company Mega Media. He recently founded Small World Interactive, a joint venture with a Danish company that has developed the first augmented reality videogame in Egypt.
Maryline Dierickx (France) European Manager for online direct marketing in Nexway company, European leader in the distribution of content related to video games. Previously, she held the same position in the company Boonty, global distributor of video games through Internet.