Panel Discussion 01:

Theme: Achieving Sustainable Development
through Industry-Academia Collaboration

Dr. Azmat

Session Chair

Advisor to Chairman KRL
Former DG KRL

Engr. Zahid Hussain Khand


Sukkur IBA University


Dr. Arslan Ahmed

Sukkur IBA University


Dr Riffat Hassan

GM (Design & Engineering)
National Transmission Despatch Company (NTDC)

Mr. Amir Zia

Chief Distribution Officer K-Electric

Mr. Saeed Ahmed Dawach

Chief Executive Office (CEO)
Sukkur Electric Power Company

Dr. Akram Sheikh

DG - Pakistan Scientific
Technological & Information Center (PASTIC)

Panel Discussion 02:

Theme: Academia and Entrepreneurship:
Towards Engineering Education Excellence

Prof. Nisar Siddiqui

Session Chair

Vice Chancellor
Sukkur IBA University

Mr. Shamsuddin Shaikh

CEO at National Resources
Former CEO ENGRO Energy


Dr. Faheem Chachar

Sukkur IBA University


Mr. Zeeshan Qureshi

Chief Executive Officer Haier Mobile & IT

Mr. Farqaleet Iqbal


Mr. Taimur Ahmed

Vice President Nayatel

Mr. Maqsood Zulfiqar

Chief Executive Officer
Rastgar Corporation

Mr. Feroze Khan

Owner OJE Industries

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker 01

Prof. Dr. Zubair A Shaikh

President MAJU, Karachi

Keynote Speaker 02

Dr. Shahid

Chair IEEE Karachi Section

Keynote Speaker 03

Mr. Imran Aslam

General Manager (GM)

ENGRO Corporation

Keynote Speaker 04

Mr. Ali Zain Banatwala


CEO Tier Energy

Keynote Speaker 05

Dr. Saddaqat Ali

Motivational Speaker

WIE Sessions

WIE Session-I Venue Duration
Women Entrepreneurship AB-III(#R406) 40 min
WIE Session-II Venue Duration
The Role of Women in Social and Economic Development AB-III (R#403) 40 min

Technical Sessions

Technical Sessions Speaker Venue
Session I Atif Muhammad Ali AB-II (Room 106)
Session II Usman Javed / Asfar Hussain AB-III (R#407)
Session II Tanveer Bukhari AB-III (R#406)