Tomorrow, on September 26, the 7th Global Armenian High Tech Conference ArmTech Congress’14 kicks off in New York. The Congress is organized by the RA Government, the World Bank and the Enterprise Incubator Foundation and sponsored by Cronimet, D-Link and Armenian Relief Fund. Congress partners include Mentor Graphics and PicsArt and it is supported by Armenian Development Agency, Armenia Fund USA, ViaSphere Technopark, Agnian, Digital Pomegranate and Fainberg.
Speakers include high level officials, heads of multinational corporations and largest technological and engineering companies, representatives of academia and others, among them Thomas Huang, Vice President of D-Link Corporation, Raffi Krikorian, Vice President of Twitter, Shadi Ashnai, Manager of Image Processing, Wolfram Research, Inc., Hovhannes Avoyan, Co-Founder of PicsArt, Chi-Foon Chan, co-CEO and President, Synopsys Inc.
Discussions on the following topics are included in the Congress agenda:
- High Tech Industry in Armenia – Recent Development and Success Stories
- Education, Research & Professional Development
- Regional Development, Acceleration and Business Environment
- Innovations, Startups and Entrepreneurship
ArmTech was founded in 2006 at Silicon Valley by business and technology experts. It was later recognized by the Government of Armenia as the country’s business platform in high technologies conceived to ensure professional progress in Armenia’s technology sector and promote its rapid growth. The first ArmTech was held in San Francisco, CA, US, following which it evolved into an annual event occurring consecutively in Armenia and the U.S.