Past Yerevan Event: VOL 25

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VOL 25

June 05, 2018

For PKN Yerevan Vol. 25, organized in partnership with ImpactAim Venture Accelerator and Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center - ISTC, we want to celebrate Armenia’s innovators and disruptive pioneers — the challenges they overcome on the path to innovation, and the passion that motivates them to achieve their vision. 

As Global Innovation Index 2017 has ranked Armenia as an innovation achiever, we will ask our speakers will address the topic from various angles: how to nurture innovative teams and company culture, innovation in development sector and education, keys to disruptive thinking, and more.


— Suzanna Shamakhyan, VP/Director on Partnerships, Public Policy and Events at FAST Foundation
— Ruzanna Safaryan, ImpactAim Venture Accelerator Lead
— Harmick Azarian, Head of Software Product Development at Tumo Center for Creative Technologies 
— Mari Barseghyan, Innovation Manager at Ucom
— Armine Mkrtchyan, Organizational Development and Agile Coach

***WINE BREAK with Karas Wines***

— Marina Mkhitaryan, Kolba Lab Lead 
— Ashot Arzumanyan, Co-founder of Smartgate VC
— Marianna Mishoyan, Proper Plastic co-founder 
— Ani Khachartryan, Executive Director at New Technology Education Fund (NTEF)       — Vardan Melikyan, Technical Task Leader of UNDP Wildfire Management Project

DOORS OPEN: 19:00 

Presentations will be in Armenian and English.

Suzanna Shamakhyan
VP/Director on Partnerships, Public Policy and Events, Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST) in Yerevan
Armine Mkrtchyan
Organizational Development Coach , AgileInEverything in Yerevan
Ani Khachatryan
Executive Director, New Technology Education Fund (NTEF) in Yerevan
Marianna Vardanyan Mishoyan
Co-founder, Proper Company in Yerevan
Mari Barseghyan
Innovation manager, Ucom LLC in Yerevan
Ruzanna Safaryan
ImpactAim Venture Accelerator | Lead , UNDP in Yerevan
Vardan Melikyan
Technical Task Leader , UNDP Wildfire Management Project in Yerevan
Harmick Azarian
Head of Software Product Development , TUMO Center for Creative Technologies in Yerevan
Marina Mkhitaryan
Innovation Lab Lead, UNDP Kolba Lab in Yerevan
Ashot Arzumanyan
Co-founder, SmartGateVC in Yerevan