The Digital Youth Summit 2017 will take place in Peshawar from 5th May to 7th May 2017.
A Background to Digital Youth Summit 2017
The Digital Youth Summit 2017 is the continuation of tech conferences and startup expos held in Peshawar since 2014. The focus of the Digital Youth Summit in Peshawar is to empower the youth while attracting high-profile local and international attendees and speakers.
As per the official website of Digital Youth Summit, it is aimed to bring closer the “next generation of digital innovators in Pakistan.”
Typical audiences for the Digital Youth Summit 2017 will include the following.
- Tech industry leaders from the Pakistan’s information technology sector.
- Young people who are looking to grow their network and avail learning opportunities.
- The startup community which is mushrooming in Pakistan.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board is established by the KPK government to promote IT in the province. The Board carries the mission of improving the quality of IT services, creating job opportunities for the youth of the province, and increasing adoption of digital technology.
World Bank Role in Promoting Youth Related IT Initiatives
Since 2014, World Bank is working in conjunction with KPITB and Civic Sector to support initiatives like Digital Youth Summit, KPApps Challenge, and ArtTech Festival.
Speakers for the Digital Youth Summit 2017
The Digital Youth Summit 2017 will feature around 80 speakers at the conference. Notable speakers for the Digital Youth Summit 2017 include the following.
- Imran Khan, Chairman PTI
- Pervez Khan Khattak, CM KPK
- Shahram Khan Tarakai, Sr. Minister IT and Health
- Patchamuthu Illangovan
- World Bank’s Country Director for Pakistan
- Aaliyaan Chaudhry, Fiverr Super Seller, Founder, and CEO The Logical Pakistan
- Aamir Iqbal, CEO Greenhatworld & SEO Tool Station
- Jehan Ara, President P@SHA
- Maryam Arshad, Google Business Group Manager, Peshawar
Digital Summit 2017 – Ticket Details
There are four different types of tickets offered to the persons who want to attend this event.
PKR 300/- for students for a single day.
PKR 800/- for students for three days.
PKR 500/- for professionals for one day.
PKR 1200/- for professionals for three days.
Salient features of the Digital Youth Summit 2017 include Seminars, Workshops, Expo, Stalls, Dedicated Seating, Hi-Tea, Goodies Pack, and Networking with VIPs. (Please check your ticket to see which ones of these are applicable and for how many days).
Wide Variety of Topics Covered in the Agenda for Digital Youth Summit 2017
There are different agendas covered in the Digital Youth Summit 2017. Anyone interested in knowing how to grow their business online will find great wealth of information on SEO, Social Media, Branding, Growth Hacking, Creative Exercises & Storytelling, Sales Pitches, Open Source Software.