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Stanford University ASA to host ARMACAD, Armenian iBooks, HyeTech, Iravaban.net, Legal Aliance, USAAA, Yevista

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US Alumni Association of Armenia, Stanford Armenian Students’ Association, HyeTech and the Armenian Association for Academic Partnership and Support (ARMACAD) organize the Stanford Armenian Students and Affiliates meeting at Stanford which will be attended by Armenian hi tech community professionals, students and academics from wider Bay Area.

Date: 13 April, 2013, Satrurday
Time: 1pm
Venue: Room 102A, Graduate Community Center (GCC), 750 Escondido Road, Stanford University, California 94305, USA

Schedule:

  • Networking
    • 1:00 – 1:30 Networking
      • Members introduce themselves
      • Introduce product / company / university / profession if applicable
      • What they would like to get from the group
  • Presentations
    • 1:30 – 2:00
      • Mr. Khachik Gevorgyan – ARMACAD
      • Armenian Association for Academic Partnership and Support
      • Mr. Tigran Sloyan – Yevista
    • 2:00 – 2:30 (Skype from Armenia and discussion)
      • Dr. Ruben Mirakyan – Armenian iBooks
      • Mr. Karen Zadoyan – Iravaban.net, Legal Aliance
      • Dr. Ruben Melikyan – Deputy Minister of Justice

Entrance is free with prior confirmation of attendance here:https://www.facebook.com/events/362731537164190/

The Director of ARMACAD Khachik Gevorgyan (Assistant Professor at Yerevan State University, currently a visiting scholar at Stanford) will introduce the Armenian Association for Academic Partnership and Support, the projects so far implemented by this association and its future plans. ARMACAD is an organization which operates without any financial support merely on voluntary basis.

Dr. Gevorgyan will particularly mention the organizations which never supported ARMACAD’s grant applications, such as Eurasia Partnership Foundation in Yerevan.

Khachik Gevorgyan is the Executive Director of US Alumni Association of Armenia and will introduce this association to the participants as well.

Meanwhile several entrepreneurial projects in Armenia will be presented to the audience.

As a CEO of Yevista Inc. Dr. Gevorgyan will introduce this endeavor and give the floor to Mr. Tigran Sloyan, the founder and CTO of Yevista Inc. will talk about yevista.am, a local business reviews website based in Armenia, and about the challenges and methods of creating a startup around community driven content.

Armenian Entrepreneur Dr. Ruben Mirakyan, who is the founder and director of Armenian iBooks will join the gathering via Skype from Armenia.

Mr. Karen Zadoyan, who is the President of Armenian Young Lawyers Association, Director of National Anticorruption Centers network with 11 centers in Yerevan and Armenian Regions and the founder of the Legal Alliance law company will join the meeting via Skype from Yerevan to introduce the newly founded legal news portal – Iravaban.net. He will propose ways of cooperation to those who wish to establish business in Armenia and need sufficient legal knowledge.

The Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia Dr. Ruben Melikyan will join the gathering via skype from Yerevan to talk about the cases against the Republic of Armenia in the European Court of Human Rights and the steps the Republic of Armenia undertakes to decrease the amount of those.

At the meeting the potential of the Stanford and Bay Armenian Community in fostering the academic and economic development of Armenia and Armenians worldwide will be discussed. Thus, one of the goals of this meeting will be to find ways to include Stanford and Bay Armenians into the Union to form a strong and supportive community and network.

Several Armenian scholars and professionals from UCLA, Berkeley and beyond will also join the meeting.

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