Impact Dynamics in collaboration with NIC Peshawar hosted Google Business Group- Peshawar’s annual conference- BIZFEST,2019. The conference was attended by over five hundred participants and was graced by speakers hailing from diverse backgrounds.
The session was opened by welcome notes by Major (retired) Arshad Mahmood, the co-director of Impact Dynamics and Ms. Maryam Arshad (Lead, Google Business Group-Peshawar, and Director, Impact Dynamics). The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Minister Kamran Bangash was present among many dignitaries. Murtaza Zaidi (the director of National Incubation Centre, Peshawar), Sanan Sethi (Peshawar Model Schools and City University), The General Manager Marketing of Tapal Pvt Ltd, Dr. Shafique Ur Rehman (CEO Rehman Medical Institute), Muhammad Asfar Ehsan (CEO Nutshell Forum), Ijlal Jafri (Joint director, Martin Dow Group), Zainab Qaiser Khan (head of UN Women in KPK), Sarwat Gillani (famous Film and TV actress) were present among many others.
The panels of the conference were the following: Technology and Innovation-The Way Forward, The Evolution of Healthcare with Technology, Women-Will-Breaking Barriers, Corporates Startups-Opportunities for Innovation, Growth, and Sustainability, Mobility-Shaping the Road of Mobility, Social Media Influencers- Shaping Narratives and Gaming-AR, VR and The Future of Gaming.
The conference also featured workshops centering around Ul/UX Design, Designing Games, Firebase Analytics, Growth Hacking amongst others.
The other supporting partners included Rehman Medical Institute, City University, and Peshawar Model Schools, Directorate of Archaeology and Museums, KPK. KPIT Board was the strategic partner for the event.
GBG Peshawar as ranked amongst the top ten chapters of the world (as of 2016 by Google Inc) hosts free technology sessions and workshops to help startups and business professionals alike. This conference aimed to equip the startups and students who aspire to become business professionals with the right skill set to advance their careers and learn about tech skills and soft skills that would go a long way in helping them become influential leaders, tech enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, and business owners.