Twitter’s Biz Stone to address ATIC summit

Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of Foreign Trade will also present a keynote speech

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Twitter’s Biz Stone to address ATIC summit Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter will address the first ever ATIC Semiconductor Vision summit in Abu Dhabi in November. (Getty Images)
By  Georgina Enzer Published  October 27, 2010

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone will address approximately 250 technology executives at the first ever Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) Semiconductor Vision Summit between November 12 and 14 in Abu Dhabi.

As the co-founder of one of the fastest growing social networking and micro-blogging sites, Stone will present the keynote speech on innovation, experimentation and entrepreneurship. For over 10 years, he has been developing systems that aid the open exchange of information worldwide.

"Innovation and technology are powerful tools for moving humanity forward," said Stone. "Together with other attendees of the summit, I look forward to discussing a greater focus on how knowledge and compassion will play an important role in driving the future of industry around the world."

Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, the UAE's Minister of Foreign Trade will also present a keynote speech on the topic of "The Next Generation of Emiratis" on November 14, she will discuss the important contributions of the next generation of Emiratis in the development of Abu Dhabi.

"We are thrilled  that Biz Stone and H.E. Sheikha Lubna will be with us in Abu Dhabi at the first ATIC Semiconductor Vision Summit," said Ibrahim Ajami, ATIC CEO. "Both of them are pioneers with vision.  Biz is part of an important generation of technology innovators which has changed the way in which people interact. His innovations underline the growing importance of technology and global collaboration. Meanwhile, H.E. Sheikha Lubna, a technology entrepreneur herself, will provide a perspective on the role of future generations of Emiratis in enabling the country to fulfill its potential."

 This summit intends to create dialogue and discussion around the industry's challenges and showcase Abu Dhabi as a developing semi-conductor hub. Summit discussions will be focused around the future of the global semiconductor industry   

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