Under the patronage of
H.E. Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa
Minister of Oil
The Falak Unreasonable Thinking Summit

Under the patronage of H.E. Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil.

The Falak Unreasonable Thinking Summit is a 2-day forum on innovation, disruption and out-of-the-box thinking.

The purpose of the summit is to educate and inspire the Bahraini Business community, especially start-up entrepreneurs, and to show the Kingdom of Bahrain in a positive light and help position it as a centre for creativity, innovation and excellence.

Are you ready?


Check out the sessions agenda for both days!

Day 1
March 3rd, 2019
Day 2
March 4th, 2019
8am - 9:30am
Registration and Coffee
9:30am - 10:00am
Opening Speech by Suhail Algosaibi
10:00am - 10:15am
Speech by Event Patron, H.E. Shaikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa
10:15am - 10:30am
Sponsors appreciation
10:30am - 10:45am
Unreasonable Thinker Award
10:45am - 11:30am
John Sanei, AIRBRN
11:30am - 12:00pm
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Dr. Shashi Tharoor
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Panel Discussion: Suhail Algossaibi, Dr. Samer Aljishi, Kazuhide Sekiyama, John Sanei, Shashi Tharoor, EDB Representative
2:45pm - 3:30pm
Victor Ochen
3:30pm - 3:45pm
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Samer Aljishi, BFG
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Cem Tarik, Unilever
5:15pm - 5:30pm
Closing speech by Suhail Algosaibi
8am - 9:30am
Networking and Coffee
9:30am - 9:45am
Recap of Day one by Suhail Algosaibi
9:45am - 10:30am
Kazuhide Sekiyama, Spiber
10:30am - 11:15am
Panel Discussion: Suhail Algossaibi, Victor Ochen, Lucia Valencia Dongo, Tamkeen representative
11:15am - 11:30am
11:30am - 1:00pm
Breakout Sessions:
- Planet Centered Design & Nature Inspired Innovation by Leena Al Olaimy, Managing Director, 3BL Associates
- Digital Transformation | The User Experience Revolution by Mark Warman, Founder & Digital Consultant
- Igniting Innovation: Creatively Constructing Competency Diagnostics by Mohamed Shukri, Senior Associate, Beckett Mcinroy Consultancy
1:00pm - 1:45pm
Lucia Valencia Dongo, LA Victoria Lab
1:45pm - 2:15pm
Closing speech by Suhail Algosaibi
2:15pm - 3:30pm
Our Speakers

Get a chance to hear 8 inspiring innovative pioneers from all over the world!

Suhail Algosaibi

[CEO, Falak Consulting]

John Sanei

[International Keynote Speaker & Author]

Cem Tarik

[Managing Director, Unilever]

Dr. Shashi Tharoor

[Member of Parliament, India]

Victor Ochen

[Founder, African Youth Initiative Network]

Kazuhide Sekiyama

[Cofounder, Spiber Inc.]

Lucia Valencia Dongo

[Venture Head, LA Victoria Lab]

Dr. Samer Aljishi

[President, BFG International]

Mohamed Ali Shukri

[Senior Associate, Beckett Mcinroy Consultancy]

Mark Warman

[Founder & Digital Consultant]

Leena Al Olaimy

[Managing Director, 3BL Associates (3BL)]
Our Sponsors

The UTS 2019 wouldn’t be possible without our awesome sponsors!

Strategic Partner

Platinum Sponsor

Silver Sponsors


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