OPEN Forum 2008 in Silicon Valley

Along with Howard Dean, Steve Westley and Mike Moritz, several
prominent Silicon Valley NEDians are speakers and/or panelists at the
OPEN Forum 2008, the annual conference organized by Organization of
Pakistani Entrepreneurs ( It is
scheduled for Saturday, June 14, 2008 in Palo Alto, CA.

Mike Moritz, the Iconic Venture Capitalist who saw YouTube and Google
coming, will tell you what the next major trends are in high tech and
the broader economy. Register Today and Save 50% on Onsite
Registration. Our World class line-up of Speakers includes:

# Gov. Howard Dean on Leadership and Empowerment
# Steve Westly on Clean Tech and Emerging Markets
# Sartaj Aziz, Economist & Former Finance Minister, on Developing Human
# Munawar Hidayatallah, Chairman & CEO, Allis-Chalmers Energy on Global
Opportunities in the Energy Sector
# Husain Haqqani, Ambassador-Designate on Investment Climate in
# Sohaib Abbasi, Chairman & CEO, Informatica, on Leading a Turn-around

The event is expected to be sold out. Please reserve your spot now and
save 50% over on-site registration.

Check out the entire line-up of 12 break-out sessions over 3 parallel
Tracks at

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ENTREPRENEURS: Get your Ideas the limelight they need by participating in the second season of Entrepreneural Idol; Submit your Ideas today

FUTURE CEOs: See how the Leaders of today got to where they are

CAREER PROFESSIONALS: Want to see how to handle change in a changing world Entrepreneurial Idol! (Season II) Idol contestants will be judged by: * Prashant Shah, MD, Hummer Winblad, SaaS Heavy * Mike Madison, Investor, Angels Forum, Early and Seed Ventures * Naeem Zafar, Founder, Concordia Ventures * Waheed Qureshi, Founder, Zenprise * Riaz Karamali, Partner, Shepard Mullin

Want to be an 'Idol'? Submit your pitch by emailing your idea to by Jun 10th.

Secrets of My Success * Dr. Naveed Sherwani, CEO, Open-Silicon * Raghib Hussain, CTO, Cavium Networks * Omar Hamoui, CEO, AdMob * Safwan Shah, CEO, Infonox * Imran Shah, Managing Partner, IBB Consulting

Leading Change from the Middle! * Prof. Behnam Tabrizi, Author; Stanford Univ., Best Selling Author Change Management * Tom Kendra, Former Group President, Symantec * Gerald Wright, Vice President, Hewlett Packard Check out the entire line-up of 12 break-out sessions over 3 parallel tracks at OPEN Forum 2008

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Riaz Haq
PakAlumni Worldwide
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