Ejadah Conference

Ejadah’s two-day conference will be presenting international and local speakers with extensive creativity background that are dedicated to enhancing the audience’s view of creativity and innovation from different angles. The conference program will shed light on intellectual property and new innovative ideas that will amaze the audience.
The conference theme covers the following:
  • Creative Economy Worldwide
  • Creative Economy in Saudi
  • Creativity & Entrepreneurship.
  • The influence of Innovation upon Saudi society.
  • Current efforts towards creativity and innovation.
  • Fostering the Creative Economy
  • Saudi Creative Economy; Steps for Growth


Fahd Hamidaddin

Chief Commercial Officer, King Abdullah Economic City

David Parrish

Specialist in Creative Industries, Writer

Kaswara Al-Khatib

CEO & Chairman - UTurn Entertainment

Said Baaghil

Founder of Ask Baaghil

Sami Angawi

Owner, Amar Centre for Architectural Studies

Ahmed Angawi

Independent Designer

Mohammed Tayeb

Managing Director of FabLab

Ziyad Organji

Managing Director of In Branding, Author of Eysam

Kholoud Attar

Founder, Creative Director of Design Magazine

Sami Al Sodais

Director General - Saudi Patents Office (KACST)

Hashim Alzain

Director of Engineering

Alaa Yoosef Fadan

CEO of Telefaz11

Jeni Mihova

Director of Design - Effat University

Ibrahim Abbas

Co-Founder: Yatakhayaloon, Chief Creative Officer: FG Communivations

Rozana Al Banawi

Founder/Chief Ideation Officer, leadership Development Coach, Founder - Rozabee

Hamza Saleh Serafi

Co-founder, Athr Gallery

Dr. Mohammad Fitaihi


Sharia Walker

CEO of Walker Consultancy

Dr. Shadi Khawandanah

Chairman of the Board - Special Direction

Ziad Jarrar

Founder/Chief Ideation Officer- Taurus

Loulwa Bakr

Managing Partner - Edu21

Maria Mahdaly

Co-Founder, Destination Jeddah

Dr. Nabeel Koshak

Vice President for Business & Innovation, Umm Al-Qura University

Arwa Al Ammari

Founder of Aram

Dr. Areej Aseeri

Provost and Dean of School of Education & Health Sciences, Dar Al-Hekma University

Osama Alashri

Head, SME and Entrepreneurship at King Abdullah Economic City

Conference Agenda

Time/Date Thursday, April 28, 2016 Friday, April 29, 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016
10:30 AM – 12:20 PM Hadi Al Harith – Managing Director, ACE Events – Ejadah’s Birth
Fahad Hamidaddin – Chief Commercial Officer, KAEC
Sami Al Sodais – KACST Intellectual Property Rights
David Parrish – Creative Economy Worldwide
Dr. Nabeel Koshak – Innovation
Mohammed Fitaihi – Entrepreneurship
OFF David Parish – Combining Business Within Creativity
Ziyad Organji – Author of Eysam
Said Baaghil – Founder at Ask Baghil
Create Your Space
Dr. Areej AlAsseri – Dar Al Hekma
Rozana AlBanawi – The Now Leader
12:20 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch Break
1:30 PM – 3:30 Ahmed Angawi
Kholoud Attar – Founder of Design Magazine
Design in the Saudi History
Arwa Al Ammari – Founder of Aram
Understanding Fashion business in Saudi Arabia: A viewpoint of a fashion designer and entrepreneur
OFF Kaswara Al Khatib – Chairman & CEO UTurn Entertainment
Alaa Yoosef Fadan – CEO Telfaz 11
Being a creative culture catalyst
Maria Mahdali – Destination Jeddah
Ibrahim Abbas – 28 Letters
Mohammed Al Tayeb – How to make almost anything
Ziad Jarrar – Subhan Allah
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Coffee Break
4:00 PM – 5:20 PM Jeni Mihova – Director of Design – Effat University
Rasha Hifzi – Social Engineering
Shadi Khawandanah – Chairman of The Board, Special Directions.
Hashim Al Zain – DarTec Engingeering
Digitizing Anything your Eyes Can See
EXHIBITION ONLY Sharia Walker – CEO of Walker Consultancy
Panel Discussion
Investing In Talents /Barjas & Ibtisam
5:20 PM – 5:45 PM Break
5:45 PM – 6:45 PM Panel Discussion

Mohammed Fitaihi
Nabeel Koshak
Loulwa Bakr
Osama Al Ashry

Conference Agenda is subject to change