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Theme: Communities Beyond Walls

Rawalpindi, Pakistan
November 9th, 2013

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About this event

Our theme this year for TEDxFalconRd was "Communities Beyond Walls". A discussion centered towards community development, innovation and art.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Dr Muhammad Ashraf Tahir
    Dr Muhammad Ashraf Tahir is an educator and holds a Ph.D in chemistry. He started his teaching career from Punjab University, Lahore and then later joined PAF College of Aeronautical Engineering ,where he taught for quarter of a century. He is an academician for four decades teaching a tough subject like Chemistry. Dr Ashraf believes that the meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
  • Masood Akhtar Hussaini
    Masood Akhtar Hussaini is a military aviation artist. He is a Senior Cambridge and holds a Bachelor's degree in Avionics. Having taken up aviation painting as a hobby during his pre-cadet days at Sarghodha, the artist has continued his close observation and accurate depiction of PAF activities for over 20 years. In1982, Mr. Hussaini's talents were recognized by Mr. Keith Ferris, a world renowned aviation artist from the USA and the official Art Director of the United States Air Force. A realist in the tradition of Keith Ferris (USA), Frank Wootton (UK) and Paul Langeley (FRANCE), Hussaini has won international acclaim and a place of prominence amongst the leading aviation artists of the world. In this highly specialized field, he can rightly claim to be the first world class aviation artist in South Asia. A newspaper 'The Daily Progress' of Virginia (USA) paid rich tributes to Hussaini and termed him as "The oil and canvas chronicler of Pakistan's military victories".
  • Jawad Ahmad
    Jawad is a mechanical engineer and works for one of the most renowned oil firm in Pakistan. He has a passion for music and plays more than 15 different musical instruments. He plays Rubab, one of the oldest and the most magical musical instruments from the region, which is famous in tribal belt of Pakistan.

Venue and Details

Community Center, Falcon Complex

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Organizer 135536

Ahsan Mukhtar
Islamabad, Pakistan

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Ahmed Butt
Co Organizer
Bilal Khurshid
Co Organizer
Shahzaib Irfan
Audio Visual Lead