Social Media Summit will be held on 17th of September, 2015 in Karachi and like many other renowned guests, supermodel Ayyan Ali will also participate in the event as guest. Previously Ayyan Ali had also visited Karachi University and attend a seminar there as a special guest but faced lots of criticism on it. The organizers of that event have also received show cause notice from the University for inviting model Ayyan Ali.
The summit will be held at Regent Plaza Karachi and many popular media personalities, social media activists, economists, political and defence analysts, cricketers and politicians will speak on several problems and topics.
The schedule and different sessions of Social Media Summit has been announced by the organizers, which is given below:
Social Media Summit Sessions
Tribute to SabeenMehmood, Dr. Awn Auj and Sarfaraz Khan by Dr. Jehanzeb Mughal.
Topic: Growing impact of social media on sports culture.
Moderator: Abdul Ghaffar (Sports Journalist)
Speakers: Rashif Latif (Cricketer), Ahmed Shehzad (Cricketer), Sami ulHaqBurni (Social Media Manager of ICC) and others.
Topic: Social Media-The new power of political influence.
Moderator: Nadeem Farooq Paracha
Speakers: Ali Raza Abidi (MQM), SharmilaFarooqi (PPP), ZarrarKhuro (Journalist), Senator Saleem Zia (PML-N), AyazPalejo (Politician) andDr.Jehanzeb Mughal.
Topic: Story of Koffie Chalet & Biryani of the Seas
Topic: Cyber bullying & Harassment – tips & talk
Speakers: Barrister Zahid Jamil &Norbalm
Topic: Case Study on Karachi SWOT – the most influential food page in Pakistan.
Speaker: Dr.Zezihe Hussain creator Swot’s Guide
Topic: Art of Living: Is social media killing social life?
Speakers: NaeemZamindar (talks & yoga)
Topic: Journalism in the age of social media & what is driving news now? Social media or news channels?
Moderators: Maria Memon&Mansoor Ali Khan
Speakers: Murred Abbas (Abtak); Waji Sani (Geo), Omer Qureshi (ARY), Murtaza Ali Shah (GEO), MehrTarar (Journalist) and others.
Topic: Armed Force & Impact of Social Media
Moderator: Ali Chishti
Speakers: Brig. Saad Muhammad, Brig Asif Alvi and Brig Saeed Ahmed.
Topic: The story of 3 Idiots (Case Study)
Speakers: Kashan, Faisal and Hammad.
Topic: K-Electric – how one utility company changed utility companies engage with customers online.
Speaker: Adil Hussain
Topic: How one man changing Pakistan – e-governance & Punjab IT Board model.
Speaker: Umar Saif (Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board).
Topic: Online Business & importance of social media on business
Moderator: Javed Hasan
Speakers: Majid Aziz (Businessman former KCCI President), Farees Shah (CEO, Daraz.pk) and Wahib Aslam (Regional Head, Mobilink)
Speakers: Ayyan Ali, Fahad Mustafa, Furqan T. Siddiqui, Faysal Qureshi, Shahzad Nawaz and ShaistaWajidi.