A brainstorming session with the participation of all those who are interested in the relationship between academic giving and what universities or other receiving institutions can, and are likely to do with such giving.
A meeting between notable donors and scholars who will be sharing their deeds or dreams before opening the session to questions, comments or ideas, soliciting comments or entertaining them.
CONVENOR AND MODERATOR: Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak, University of Maryland
Hassanali Mehran, Connoisseur and Former Governor of the Central Bank of Iran
Mohammad Farzaneh, Philanthropist and Donor to the University of Oklahoma
Charles Melville, University of Cambridge, Director of Studies in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, and Director of the Shahnama project