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Forge the Future: Charting New Paths in Health, Technology & Manufacturing

October 14, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am


Speaker Line-up:  

Welcome: Honorable William Peduto, Mayor of Pittsburgh

Special Greeting: Dr. Sanjay Gupta, neurosurgeon and CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent

Dr. Patrick Gallagher, Chancellor, University of Pittsburgh
Ms. Sylvia Menassa, Chief Executive Officer, American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt – based in Cairo
Ms. Audrey Russo, President & Chief Executive Officer, Pittsburgh Technology Council

Dr. Ahmed Khalil, Senior Director, Government Affairs and Policy, North Africa, Johnson & Johnson, Co-Chair of Healthcare Committee, AmCham Egypt – based in Cairo
Mr. Samir Khalil, Head of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) for Middle East & Africa – based in Dubai
Dr. Ezz-Eldin Moukamal, Chief Medical Officer, Allegheny Health Network-Forbes Hospital
Dr. Steven Shapiro, M.D., Executive Vice President, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, and President, Health Services Division, UPMC

Advanced Manufacturing:
Mr. Badr Al-Olama, Head of Aerospace & Defense for UAE’s Mubadala Investment Company and Head of the Organizing Committee, Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS) – based in Abu Dhabi
Mr. Ira Moskowitz, Chief Executive Officer, Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM)
Mr. Danny Sebright, President, U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council
Mr. Mark Thomas, President, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance

Moderated by Mr. Bill Flanagan, Chief Corporate Relations Officer, Allegheny Conference on Community Development and Ms. Simin Curtis, President & CEO, American Middle East Institute.

For the speakers’ biographies, please visit www.AmericanMEI.org.

For more information please email Maria Wagley: mwagley@americanmei.org.



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The American Middle East Institute

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