It is our distinct pleasure to host the first Iranian Stanford Professional Symposium on Sunday, October 22, from 9:00AM to 4:00PM at Paul Brest Hall, Stanford.
This symposium is the continuation of our collective effort to bring together our student and alumni community to share experiences, discuss career opportunities, and learn about the latest advancements in our fields of interest.
We are delighted to have Professor John Hennessy, and Hamid Moghadam as our keynote speakers. The symposium hosts an incredible list of founders, executives, professors, and researchers in four panels as outlined in the program summary below. Come prepared with your burning questions and ideas to pitch and consult.
Symposium Program Summary
Professor, Director of Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program at Stanford University, 10th President of Stanford University 2000-2016
Amin Nikoozadeh | PhD, Founder & CEO at Vave Health
Amirali Talasaz | PhD, Co-founder & President at Guardant Health
Josef Parvizi | Professor of Neurology at Stanford University
Lily Sarafan | President & CEO at Home Care Assistance
Machine Intelligence Panel
Amirali Kia | PhD, Sr. Manager at Illumina
Mehran Sahami | Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University
Mohammad Shoeybi | PhD, Research Scientist at Baidu
Nima Asgharbeygi | Senior Staff Engineer & Tech Lead Manager at Google
Lunch & Networking
Hedi Razavi | PhD, Co-Founder at Keewi
Mohammad Shahvali | PhD, Manager at QRI
Pooya Azadi | PhD, Project Manager at Stanford Iran 2040 Project
Reza Fassihi | PhD, Distinguished advisor at BHP Billiton
Social Impact Panel
Amin Saberi | Professor at Stanford University, Co-founder & Chairman at NovoEd
Noosheen Hashemi | Co-Founder & President at Hand Foundation
Zohreh Elahian | Lecturer on Social Entrepreneurship at Harbour.Space, Board member at Polyup and iBridges
Hamid Moghadam | Chairman & CEO at Prologis, Stanford Board of Trustees 2006-2016
ISAA & PSA board of directors
Please note: This event is restricted to Stanford affiliates (students, alumni, faculty, post-docs, and employees) and their families. Due to venue constraints, a limited number of tickets are available. Ticket sales will end on October 15th. There will be no ticket sales on the day of the event.
This event is partly sponsored by The Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies.