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Theme: Unleashing Imagination

Lahore, Pakistan
December 15th, 2012

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About this event

Confirmed Speakers

  • Muhammad Shahzad Khan
    Muhammad Shahzad Khan Youth Activist, Founder CDA
  • Muhammad Zaman Khan
    Medical researcher, Teacher, Lidua Fellow, Poet
  • Sheikh Danish Ejaz
    Danish is best described by the words ‘positive energy’. He has 8 years of advertising experience in a diverse range of fields and his interest in technology that has manifested as experience in digital marketing. Currently he is associated with a digital advertising agency as an Account Director and helping clients build their brands by leveraging both conventional and digital platforms. Other than adverting, Danish has always been extremely active in youth development and training. His participation / mentoring in different youth based program made him realize the gap that exists in our identity as a nation, following which he co-founded Udham Publications with like-minded friends. Their sole purpose is to introduce local icons to restore the nation’s pride in itself.
  • Hasan Shahnawaz Zaidi
    Hasan Shahnawaz Zaidi is a blend of talent and expertise. He has been involved with arts, design, poetry, performing arts and television productions for last two decades. Hasan Shahnawaz Zaidi is currently working as the Advisor in Department of Architecture & Design in Comsats University Lahore. He done his MFA Graphic Designing and visual communication from Punjab University and has served as senior lecturer at University of Nairobi Kenya and later as Principal of College of Art & Design, Punjab University. He also worked as Creative Director in an advertising agency Lahore. He has participated in 60 exhibitions of painting and graphics in Pakistan and abroad. With 25 years of experiences as an Urdu poet he wrote many research papers on art and Urdu as well as two books published including the urdu translation of noble prize winning book “Geetanjali”. He wrote, directed and acted in number of stage plays and television productions. He has his album of songs released, “Sapnay”. Currently he is the member of Board of Governors at Lahore Museum, Pakistan National Council of Arts, Lahore Arts Council and Punjab Arts Council. In 1998, he got Presidential Award “Tamgha-e-Imtiaz” for Art.TEDxCIIT promises diversity and immense knowledge through its talks and networking breaks. We look forward to have a great experience with our speakers. TEDxCIIT promises diversity and immense knowledge through its talks and networking breaks. We look forward to have a great experience with our speakers.
  • Zakaullah Khan
    Zaka is an avid reader and a natural story teller. He has dabbled in several fields, eventually spending the last 8 years as an advertiser. He has an MBA degree from the prestigious Institute of Business Administration, Karachi (IBA) and an interest in narrative that has manifested as creative writing, gaming, script writing and even voice acting. Now he is CEO of Udham Publications, a company formed with a few friends to create local narratives that aim to restore our own sense of identity.
  • Omair Rana
    Actor, Director, Producer, Teacher

Venue and Details

Seminar Room, A- Block.
Comsats University, Defence Road, Lahore

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Muhammad Bilal Javed
Lahore, Pakistan

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Lahore, Pakistan

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