Media Advisory: Jordan’s King Abdullah II to discuss entrepreneurship and technology at UC Berkeley

King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein of Jordan

ATTENTION: Print, online and broadcast reporters covering technology, entrepreneurship and the Middle East

WHAT: His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein of Jordan will visit the University of California, Berkeley, to deliver remarks as part of “Innovative Jordan” – a discussion on entrepreneurship and technology ecosystems, start-ups and innovation in Jordan and the Middle East.

Other speakers will include:

  • H.E. Marwan Juma, Jordan’s Former Minister of Information and Communications Technology
  • Jawad Abbassi, Chairman of the Information and Communications Technology Association of Jordan
  • Mike Cassidy, Project Leader GoogleX Project Loon
  • David Pastewka, Founder and CEO Twindom
  • Fida Taher, Founder and CEO Zaytouneh

For more information about “Innovative Jordan,” visit the event website.

WHEN: King Abdullah’s address will take place at 10:45 a.m. PDT on May 13.

WHERE: Chevron Auditorium, International House, 2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley (see map).

PARKING: Street parking in the area may be available, but please note that spots are limited to two hours.  For information on public parking in the areas around campus, visit this parking specific map.