Advisory/ArmTech Congress ’09 Features Armenian And U.S. Leaders Fro


Nov 5 2009

Event links Armenian professionals from around the world to focus on
high technology and business development

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ — The global Armenian
high-tech industry and strategic business forum and conference, ArmTech
Congress, will kick off its 2009 event this evening at 6:30 p.m. with
a welcome reception and panel. The event, which features a keynote
from His Excellency Tigran Sargsyan, Prime Minister of the Republic
of Armenia, will take place through November 8 at the Fairmont Hotel
in San Jose, California. This is the third annual ArmTech Congress
conceived under the theme of "learning from the past and inventing
the future."

WHO: ArmTech Congress is recommended for representatives from business,
government and academia who want to learn and share ideas about high
technology and business development opportunities in Armenia.

This year’s powerful lineup of presenters includes: — His Excellency
Tigran Sargsyan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia — The
Honorable Nerses Yeritsyan, Minister of Economy of the Republic of
Armenia — Mr. Vahram Nercissiantz, Chief Economic Advisor of the
President of the Republic of Armenia — The Honorable Joe Simitian,
California State Senator — Dr. Chi-Foon Chan, President and Chief
Operating Officer of Synopsys, Inc.

— Mr. Daniel M. Mahoney, President and CEO of Renesas Technology
America, Inc.

— Mr. Gregory K. Hinckley, President of Mentor Graphics, Inc.

— Lisa Kalustian, Chief Deputy Director, Office of Governor Arnold
Schwarzenegger — Mr. Andre Andonian, Director, McKinsey & Company,

— Mr. Arpit Joshipura, Vice President of Strategy, Marketing and
Communications, Ericsson Silicon Valley.

WHAT: ArmTech Congress ’09 will showcase the global high-tech industry
capabilities of the Republic of Armenia (RA) by bringing together
professionals interested in engaging the global Armenian community and
the rapidly rising high tech sector in Armenia. Through an intensive
program, ArmTech Congress provides a venue for participants to discuss
the Armenian high tech economy and develop a platform for its further
development. By using a ‘town hall meeting’ format to conclude the
conference, the Congress reaches consensus on a platform that defines
the direction of Armenia’s high-tech economy for 2010 and beyond.

The three-day program addresses critical high-tech industry topics
by featuring parallel track sessions in the following areas: —
Software Industry and Services — Telecommunications and Internet —
Renewable and Green Energy — Microelectronics Design and Test —
Investment Projects — Higher Education and Research — Digital
Media — Biotechnologies — Engineering/Instrumentation Design —
Advanced Materials

— Professional Networking

WHEN: The event kicks off Thursday, November 5 at 6:30 p.m. and runs
through 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, 2009. Registration opens
November 5 at 3:00 p.m. The opening plenary session begins Friday,
November 6 at 8:30 a.m.

For more information, including a full agenda and registration details,
please visit The event is open to anyone
from the public, government, press or business community who wishes
to attend.

WHERE: The Fairmont Hotel, Regency Ballroom 170 South Market Street,
San Jose, CA

About ArmTech Congress Headquartered in Silicon Valley, ArmTech
Congress, a global high-tech industry strategic business forum,
platform and conference, was founded by industry and business
professionals to foster professional growth in the worldwide Armenian
high-tech community, and to promote the growth of Armenia’s rapidly
rising high-tech industry. The organization welcomes liaisons with
other entities that are similarly aligned and has no political
affiliations. Building on the success of ArmTech ’07 and ArmTech
’08, the development of recurring international conferences is
the current focus of the organization. ArmTech’s goals include:
providing networking and community resources for Armenian high-tech
professionals worldwide; showcasing the global contributions of
Armenian professionals in high-tech and allied fields; attracting
global participation by individuals and entities that can benefit
from involvement with the Armenian high-tech community; promoting
opportunities to do business, recruit and invest in Armenian high-tech;
highlighting the rise of Armenia’s strategic high-tech industry;
and promoting international interactions and investments for further
growth. For more information, please visit
From: Baghdasarian

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