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Conference Program

9:00 - 10:30

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Registration

10:30 - 11:10

(GMT+4)

Official Opening

Dr. Samy El-Tawab - (TPC Chair) - Associate Professor, James Madison University, USA

Dr. Fatma Taher - (IEEE UAE Chair) - Assistant Dean and Associate Professor, College of Technological Innovation, Zayed University, UAE

Andy Chen - (IEEE TEMS President) - President of IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society

Dr. Eesa Bastaki - (Conference Chair) - Dubai University President, Dubai, UAE

11:10 - 12:00

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Opening Keynote Speeches

Introductory talk: Title: 50 Years of Architecting: How the UAE Became The Country For the Future?

Saeed Al Dhaheri - Chairman Smart Technology Services DWC ‑ LLC (Physical)


Talk Title: Good Future - Technology and Humanity by 2030

Mr. Gerd Leonhard - Author, Futurist & Humanist, CEO The Futures Agency (Virtual)

12:00 - 12:30

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Exhibition Opening & Networking Break

12:30 - 12:50

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Keynote Speech

Dr. Eesa Bastaki - (Conference Chair) - Dubai University President, Dubai, UAE (Physical)

12:50 - 1:50

(GMT+4)

Digital Disruption Impact on Society in The New Era: Government and Education

Moderator:
Dr. Eesa Bastaki - (Conference Chair) - Dubai University President, Dubai, UAE (Physical)

Panelists:

Dr. Essam Elkordi - President of Al Alamein International University (Virtual)

Dr. Yousef M. Al-Assaf - President at Rochester Institute of Technology-Dubai

Dr. Mohamed Essaaidi - Dean of ENSIAS College of Engineering, Mohamed V University, Morocco (Virtual)

Elena Agaragimova - Co-Founder - Bessern Talent Development Specialist & Education Advocate (Physical)

Dr Mohamed Habib Kammoun - Head of Computer Science and Communication Department, University of Sfax – Tunisia (Physical)

Industry/Gov. Track

Dr. Yehia Elkhatib - Associate Professor at School of Computing Science, Univeristy of Glasgow, UK (Virtual)

Session Title: Edge Disarray

Technical Track

Session Title: Machine Learning in IoT

Session Chair:

Dr. Mustafa ElNainay - Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering AlAlamein International University, Matrouh, Egypt (Physical)

Papers:

  1. Towards the Use of IoT and AI for Pervasive Exergames
  2. Privacy-Preserving Multi-Party Machine Learning for Object Detection
  3. A Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach for Improving Age of Information in Mission-Critical IoT
Technical Track

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

1:50 - 3:00

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Lunch Break

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

3:00 - 3:30

(GMT+4)

Keynote Speech

Mohammed Alhashmi - Chief Innovation Technology Officer at Expo 2020 (Physical)

Talk Title: Expo 2020 Dubai : Realizing the dream

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

3:30 - 4:00

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Dr. Bilel Jamoussi - UN, Chief ITU International ICT Standards Dept, with Governments, Private Sector, Academia, SME Innovators

Talk Title: International Standards to enable 5G networks and digital transformation

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

4:00 - 5:00

(GMT+4)

How Digital Technologies Can Address Health and Education Inequality: Challenges and Solutions

Moderator:
Prof. Hussain al Ahmad - Provost and Chief Academic Officer, University of Dubai (Physical)

Panelists:

Dr. Fady Alnajjar - Associate Professor, Head of AI and Robotics Lab (AiR-Lab)

Dr. Bassam H Mahboob - Consultant Internal Medicine Consultant Pulmonary Disease

Industry/Gov. Track

Session Title: AI and IoT

Session Chair:

Dr. Mustafa ElNainay - Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering AlAlamein International University, Matrouh, Egypt (Physical)

Papers:

  1. Visual AI Applications on Smart Delivery Units
  2. Enhanced Dyna-QPC Model with Fuzzy Logic to Train Gaming Models
  3. Artificial Intelligence Pathologist: The Use of Artificial Intelligence in Digital Healthcare
  4. Machine Learning for Edge-Aware Resource Orchestration for IoT Applications
  5. A Weakly-Supervised Deep Domain Adaptation Method for Multi-Modal Sensor Data Fusion
Technical Track

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

5:00 - 6:00

(GMT+4)

Cities for a Digital Future

How Digital Technologies Can Address Health and Education Inequality: Challenges and Solutions

Moderator:
Dr. Kamal Taman - IoT Solutions Product Expert at Vodafone Business

Panelists:

Dr. Sara Paiva - Vice-chair IEEE SC Marketing committee (Physical)

Ismail Zohdy - Smart Mobility Expert /Program Manager for Self-driving Transport Strategy, Dubai (Physical)

Dr. Husameldin Mukhtar - Assistant Professor, University of Dubai, UAE (Physical)

Industry/Gov. Track

Session Title: AI and IoT

Session Chair:

Dr. Mustafa ElNainay - Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering AlAlamein International University, Matrouh, Egypt (Physical)

Papers:

  1. Visual AI Applications on Smart Delivery Units
  2. Enhanced Dyna-QPC Model with Fuzzy Logic to Train Gaming Models
  3. Artificial Intelligence Pathologist: The Use of Artificial Intelligence in Digital Healthcare
  4. Machine Learning for Edge-Aware Resource Orchestration for IoT Applications
  5. A Weakly-Supervised Deep Domain Adaptation Method for Multi-Modal Sensor Data Fusion
Technical Track

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

5G Track will be hybrid, click to get the agenda

Registration

9:00 - 9:10

(GMT+4)

Opening Welcome

Sohaib Sheikh - (Industry Summit Chair) - Former IEEE Region 8 Vice Chair for Technical Activities

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Pitching Day

9:10 - 9:25

(GMT+4)

Opening Welcome

Dr. Latif Ladid - (5G Summit chair) - 5G and Beyond (Physical)

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Pitching Day

9:30 - 10:00

(GMT+4)

Keynote Speech

Tala al Ansari - Head of innovation Eco-system Scale2dubai (Physical)

Talk Title: EXPO2020’s legacy: District2020 - A Human-centric city & Innovation ecosystem

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Pitching Day

10:00 - 10:45

(GMT+4)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the brain behind Fourth Industrial Revolution: What impacts will AI and IoT bring to smart Societies?

Moderator:
Khaled Mokhtar - Chairman IEEE CPC, Educational Activates Board

Panelists:

Clemens Wasner - CEO of EnliteAI and founder and chairperson of AI Austria (Physical)

Dr. Huda El Shuily - Academic and Research at Higher College of Technology (HCT) Oman (Virtual)

Chitro Majumdar - Board Member at RsRL; Co-Founder at AI Ethics & Bias Validation; Sr. Advisor on Tail Risk Hedging & Risk Quantification; TEDx speaker (Physical)

Ali Cheema - Head of Government & Industry Relations Middle East & Africa (Virtual)

Industry/Gov. Track Industry Summit

Keynote Speech

Professor Dr. Hesham El-Sayed - Professor in the College of Information Technology at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) University (Physical)

Talk Title: Autonomous Driving fueled by Smart Communication

Technical Track

Check 5G Summit

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Pitching Day

10:45 - 11:30

(GMT+4)

Disruption by Technology: Impacts on Politics, Economics, and Society

Moderator:
Khaled Mokhtar - Chairman IEEE CPC, Educational Activates Board

Panelists:

Mohammed Amin - Sales Account Manager | Nokia | IEEE Industry Ambassador

Emad shawki - Head of Digital Innovation & Digital Factory at Banque Misr (Physical)

Francesco Molinari - International Researcher and Freelance Consultant Based in Massa, Tuscany, Italy, but active all over Europe (Virtual)

Pivetta Damian - Senior Marketing Specialist at Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Eng. Osama Al-Zoubi - Chief Technology Officer of Cisco Middle East and Africa, Author of “The Digital Disruption” book

Eng. Kamal Taman - IoT Solutions Product Expert at Vodafone Business

Industry/Gov. Track Industry Summit

Session Title: Smart Transportation

Dr. Samy El-Tawab - Associate Professor, James Madison University, USA (Physical)

Papers:

  1. The Effect of COVID-19 on the Transit System in Two Regions: Japan and USA
  2. A Probabilistic City Model Generation for Application in Internet of Vehicles Technology
  3. Personalized Route Navigation System: Utilizing Available Static and Live Data for Preference-Based Recommendation
  4. Road Accident Severity Prediction - A Comparative Analysis of Machine Learning Algorithms
Technical Track

Check 5G Summit

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Pitching Day

11:30 - 12:15

(GMT+4)

AI & IoT innovation ecosystem and supporting mechanisms in the MENA region

Moderator:
Rawane El Jamal - IEEE Region 8 Entrepreneurship Initiative 2021 - Co-Leader

Panelists:

Anas Zeineddine - Founder and CEO, innovaMENA

Eng. Mohamad Khawaja - Angel Investor, CEO at Startappz (Virtual)

Eng. Ali AbuZinjal - Impact driven Innovator, Entrepreneur & Leader | Emerging Technologies | Agriculture | Manufacturing | Fintech | Founder

Industry/Gov. Track Industry Summit

Session Title: Smart Transportation

Dr. Samy El-Tawab - Associate Professor, James Madison University, USA (Physical)

Papers:

  1. The Effect of COVID-19 on the Transit System in Two Regions: Japan and USA
  2. A Probabilistic City Model Generation for Application in Internet of Vehicles Technology
  3. Personalized Route Navigation System: Utilizing Available Static and Live Data for Preference-Based Recommendation
  4. Road Accident Severity Prediction - A Comparative Analysis of Machine Learning Algorithms
Technical Track

Check 5G Summit

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Pitching Day

12:30 - 1:30

(GMT+4)

Lunch Break

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Pitching Day

1:30 - 2:00

(GMT+4)

Keynote Speech

Joanne Wong - IEEE Entrepreneurship - 2022 Chair (Virtual)

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Pitching Day

2:00 - 2:40

(GMT+4)

Keynote Speech

Dr. Mustafa Youssef - Professor at The American University in Cairo and founder and director of the Wireless Research Center of Excellence, Egypt (Physical)

Talk Title: Sensor-less Energy-free Sensing: The Future of Ubiquitous Context-Awareness for the IoT

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Pitching Day

2:40 - 3:25

(GMT+4)

Youth & Entrepreneurship in Digital Economy Era

Moderator:
Mohammed Mukhtar - Co-Founder : One&Only International, Unipreneur, U-Connect | Branding & Startup Consultant (Physical)

Panelists:

Reem AlMusabbeh - CEO at Retech I Serial Entrepreneur I Chemical Engineer I Dubai Youth Council Member-2021

Talib Hashim - Localisation Specialist | Helping Employers Hire Local Talent | Helping Businesses Access Local Opportunities I UAE Culture Trainer | Co-Founder Sdara.co

Nuha Hashem - Founder, Zwya (Banking solution for teens)

Aisha Al Maazmi - Radio Presenter at Pulse 95

Industry/Gov. Track Industry Summit

Session Title: Connectivity and Security of IoT with 5G (and beyond)

Session Chair: Ahmad Salman - Assistant Professor, James Madison University, USA (Physical)

Papers:

  1. Decoy VNF for Enhanced Security in Fog Computing
  2. Asynchronous Coarse-Grained Load Migration Scheme for IoT Applications in Fog Networks
  3. Two-Policy Cooperative Transfer for Alleviation of Sim-To-Real Gap
Technical Track

Check 5G Summit

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Pitching Day

3:25 - 4:10

(GMT+4)

FinTech: How Covid has Accelerated the needs to financial inclusion and solutions

Moderator:
Sohaib Sheikh - Former IEEE Region 8 Vice Chair for Technical Activities

Panelists:

Abdel Wahab Lotfy - Chairman Advisor – Strategic Planning, Nasser Social Bank (NSB) - Head Office (Virtual)

Mr.Ibrahim Elsherbini - Chief Information Officer & Head of Digital Transformation at Banque Misr (Physical)

Cassandra Carothers - Investor | Upheaval Investments

Shantnoo Saxsena - Shantnoo (Shantnu Saxena) Saxsena

Dr. Mostafa Hodieb - President at The Arab Academy for Management, Banking and Financial Sciences

Industry/Gov. Track Industry Summit

Session Title: Connectivity and Security of IoT with 5G (and beyond)

Session Chair: Ahmad Salman - Assistant Professor, James Madison University, USA (Physical)

Papers:

  1. Decoy VNF for Enhanced Security in Fog Computing
  2. Asynchronous Coarse-Grained Load Migration Scheme for IoT Applications in Fog Networks
  3. Two-Policy Cooperative Transfer for Alleviation of Sim-To-Real Gap
Technical Track

Check 5G Summit

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Pitching Day

4:10 - 4:45

(GMT+4)

How Technological Disruption is Transforming Africa's Business Landscapes?

Moderator:
Mohamed El Dallal - IEEE Region 8 Entrepreneurship Initiative | Team Leader (Physical)

Panelists:

Samuel Kamara - Country Program Officer, Egypt Country Office, African Development Bank

Yasser Serry - Business Operations Consultant at Benya

John Matogo - Chair for Action for Industry Africa sub-committee for IEEE Region 8 (Virtual)

Industry/Gov. Track Industry Summit

Check 5G Summit

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Pitching Day

4:45 - 6:00

(GMT+4)

Check 5G Summit

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Pitching Day

Registration

9:00 - 9:05

(GMT+4)

Welcome Speech

Dr. Boutheina Tlili - Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, Dubai, UAE

9:05 - 9:20

(GMT+4)

VIP welcome speech (Physical)

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Closing

9:20 - 9:40

(GMT+4)

Keynote Speech

Vidya Ramnath - Emerson President Middle East & Africa

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Closing

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

9:40 - 10:25

(GMT+4)

Coffee Break

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Closing

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

10:25 - 10:55

(GMT+4)

Digital Disruption Impact on Society in The New Era: Industry Perspective

Moderator:
Alaa Zaher - Sr. Executive Partner| Gulf & Emerging Markets at Gartner

Panelists:

Hany Abdelkawi - Head of Travel Sales at Google | Investor & Mentor

Ahmed Kamal - Disruptive Thinker / Tech-Savvy /Intrapreneur / Digital Transformation / Business Development / Program Manager /Data Monetizer / Location Intelligence Expert

Ehsan Amazon - Senior Solutions Architect @AWS

Eslam Kandiel - Regional Datacenter and Cloud Technology Lead

Mohamed Salama - Senior Account Manager at HERE Technologies (Virtual)

Industry/Gov. Track

Building Industries for Human Prosperity Going Beyond SDG and the Sustainability Theme

Moderator:
Dr. Huda Al Khozaimy - President at Emirates Digital Association for Women, Director of Center for CyberSecurity and Interdisciplinary Studies at New York University in Abu Dhabi

Panelists:

Dr Rahma Beaugraud - Head of Customer Advisory & Presales at UAE & Oman, SAP

Deemah AlYahya - Digital Economy Advisor & Innovation Catalyst (Virtual)

Noura Al Malik - UAE SDG office , Ministry of International Collaboration (Physical)

Samir Akel - Regional Vice President - Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Udacity (Physical)

Rawan Gebran - Global Director of Societal Impact Programs at Udacity (Physical)

Women in Tech Summit

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Closing

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

10:55 - 11:25

(GMT+4)

Digital Disruption Impact on Society in The New Era: Industry Perspective

Moderator:
Alaa Zaher - Sr. Executive Partner| Gulf & Emerging Markets at Gartner

Panelists:

Hany Abdelkawi - Head of Travel Sales at Google | Investor & Mentor

Ahmed Kamal - Disruptive Thinker / Tech-Savvy /Intrapreneur / Digital Transformation / Business Development / Program Manager /Data Monetizer / Location Intelligence Expert

Ehsan Amazon - Senior Solutions Architect @AWS

Eslam Kandiel - Regional Datacenter and Cloud Technology Lead

Mohamed Salama - Senior Account Manager at HERE Technologies (Virtual)

Industry/Gov. Track

Session Title: Industrial and Governmental (Hybrid Session) and IoT Applications and Services (Virtual Session #1)

Session Chairs:
Samy S. El-Tawab - James Madison University, USA (Physical)
Mustafa ElNainay - AlAlamein International University & Alexandria University and Virginia Tech, Egypt

Papers:

  1. Performance Study on IOTA Chrysalis and Coordicide in the Industrial Internet of Things
  2. Science Centers as an Essential Tool for AI Education in Developing Countries
  3. Crowd Quantification with Flow Direction Estimation: A Low-Cost IoT-Enabled Solution
  4. Unbalanced Encoding in Synchronous Weight Quantization-Compression for Low-Bit Quantized Neural Network
  5. The Use of Arabic Language COVID-19 Tweets Analysis in IOT Applications
  6. Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning for Intelligent Resource Allocation in IIoT Networks
  7. Perspective on Efficiency Enhancements in Processing Streaming Data in Industrial IoT Networks
Technical Track

Building Industries for Human Prosperity Going Beyond SDG and the Sustainability Theme

Moderator:
Dr. Huda Al Khozaimy - President at Emirates Digital Association for Women, Director of Center for CyberSecurity and Interdisciplinary Studies at New York University in Abu Dhabi

Panelists:

Dr Rahma Beaugraud - Head of Customer Advisory & Presales at UAE & Oman, SAP

Deemah AlYahya - Digital Economy Advisor & Innovation Catalyst (Virtual)

Noura Al Malik - UAE SDG office , Ministry of International COllaboration (Physical)

Samir Akel - Regional Vice President - Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Udacity (Physical)

Rawan Gebran - Global Director of Societal Impact Programs at Udacity (Physical)

Women in Tech Summit

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Closing

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

11:25 - 12:25

(GMT+4)

Societal Impacts of Digital Disruption in Economy: Cornerstone to Sustainability

Panelists:

Dr. Wathiq Mansoor - Dean of College of Engineering and IT, Director of Entrepreneurship & Innovation FZ, University of Dubai

Eng. Eman Nassef - Empowering HR professionals to transform and improve their Human Capital Management & Employee Experience

Industry/Gov. Track

Session Title: Industrial and Governmental

Papers:

  1. Science Centers as an Essential Tool for AI Education in Developing Countries
  2. Perspective on Efficiency Enhancements in Processing Streaming Data in Industrial IoT Networks
  3. Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning for Intelligent Resource Allocation in IIoT Networks
Technical Track

The Power of Community in Times of Disruption

Moderator:
Dr. Yousra Magouri - Associate Principal, Technology Architect at Salesforce

Panelists:

Dhia Hayouni - Customer Success Manager at Hivebrite (Community Platform)

Manal AlAnsari - Arab wic UAE president

Amel Saidane - Tech Entrepreneur | Digital Transformation Enthusiast | Startup Ecosystem Catalyst | Management Consultant

Abeer Dawoud Abu Ghaith - Founder and CEO Organization: MENA Alliances

Chada Benmahcene - Co-leader of Women in Tech

Women in Tech Summit

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Closing

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

12:25 - 1:30

(GMT+4)

Lunch Break

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Closing

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

1:45 - 2:15

(GMT+4)

Keynote Speech

Abdel Rahman Fady - CTO at DIGIS Squared (Physical)

Talk Title: Mobile operators and Cognitive technology

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Closing

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

2:15 - 2:45

(GMT+4)

Keynote Speech

Dr. Ingrid Mulder - Associate Professor Design for Social Transformations (Virtual)

Talk Title: Social Innovation as a means to Empower People in Driving Economic Development & Social Change

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Closing

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

2:45 - 3:45

(GMT+4)

Digital Disruption Can Spur Africa's Economy: Covid-19 as a Catalyst for Digital Transformation

Moderator:
Muhammad Sameh - Senior Advisor - Digital Strategy & Business Growth - Award of Best CDO MENA & World Europe Innovation Award

Panelists:

Omar Alkhan - Director, International Offices, Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Mr. Amadou Daffe - CEO and Co-founder of Gebeya, Inc.

Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba - Chairman Board of Directors, Uganda Tech & Mgt University (UTAMU); Chancellor Ibanda University; Chairman & MD, ICT Consults Ltd & UTAMURIC; CS Professor, Consultant, Education Expert, Researcher, Innovator, Entrepreneur

Mr. Pazion Cherinet - CEO and Founder of Orbit Health, Orbit Innovation Hub, and O Academy

Vincent Kaabunga - CISA, CISM, SMIEEE - Director, Knowledge Management at AKEM Consulting

Industry/Gov. Track

Session Title: Applications and Services (Virtual Session)

Session Chair: Dr. Samy El-Tawab - Associate Professor, James Madison University, USA (Physical)

Papers:

  1. Mobility-As-A-Service Challenges and Opportunities in the Post-Pandemic
  2. An IoT Based Structural Health Monitoring System for Critical Infrastructures
  3. Crowd Quantification with Flow Direction Estimation: A Low-Cost IoT-Enabled Solution
  4. Unbalanced Encoding in Synchronous Weight Quantization-Compression for Low-Bit Quantized Neural Network
  5. The Use of Arabic Language COVID-19 Tweets Analysis in IOT Applications
  6. Machine Learning Stacking Ensemble Model for Predicting Heart Attacks
Technical Track

Women Leadership in Tech

Moderator:
Dr. Nadia Zrelli Ben Hamida - Chair of the Tunisia Leadership Council for The Policy Circle, Tunisia

Panelists:

Widad Haddad - Emerson Vice President and General Manager UAE, Oman, Yemen & Lebanon

Marsha Clarck - CEO Marsha and Associates

Wafa Makhlouf - CEO CEED Tunisia

Dr. Eng. Safa Nassereldin - Presidential Secretary General- Presidency office Ass. Prof. at Faculty of Engineering Al-Quds University

Ouafa BENTERKI - CEO & Founder of MTY Intelligent Software Microsoft Regional Director Algeria

Women in Tech Summit

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Closing

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

3:50 - 4:50

(GMT+4)

Moving Towards Digital Resilience: Actionable Steps to Becoming More Digitally Resilient

Dr. Eesa Bastaki - Conference Chair - Dubai University President, Dubai, UAE

Dr. Latif Ladid - Founder & President of IPv6 FORUM, Chair of IEEE ComSoc TC sub Internet of Things

Peter Nagy - Vice-Chair Technical Activities 2021-2022 IEEE Region 8

Industry/Gov. Track

Session Title: Applications and Services (Virtual Session)

Session Chair: Dr. Samy El-Tawab - Associate Professor, James Madison University, USA (Physical)

Papers:

  1. Mobility-As-A-Service Challenges and Opportunities in the Post-Pandemic
  2. An IoT Based Structural Health Monitoring System for Critical Infrastructures
  3. Crowd Quantification with Flow Direction Estimation: A Low-Cost IoT-Enabled Solution
  4. Unbalanced Encoding in Synchronous Weight Quantization-Compression for Low-Bit Quantized Neural Network
  5. The Use of Arabic Language COVID-19 Tweets Analysis in IOT Applications
  6. Machine Learning Stacking Ensemble Model for Predicting Heart Attacks
Technical Track

Well Being as An Accelerator of Human Impact

Moderator:
Dr. Crinuta Poiac - Logistics | MEA Diversity & Inclusion Leader | Lean In Circle Leader | STEM advocate | Trade Compliance

Panelists:

Yousra Magouri - Open Minds Project Founder, Mon in tech Blog writer (Parenting and Mental agility, Burnout..)

Samia JNINI - Co-founder and Lead of Women Power IT - ArabWIC France Chapter

Prof. Mona Nasr - Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Helwan University

Dr. Mona AbdelSalam Kamal Elarishi - Leader - IBM Client Center MEA IBM ME & Founder of Heya Hayah for Women and Community holistic

Rawand Hamshari - Senior Systems Engineer Dell EMC

Women in Tech Summit

Technology and Startups Exhibition

Triple Helix Exhibition

Africa IoT & AI Challenge Closing

Africa IoT & AI Challenge

4:50 - 5:20

(GMT+4)

Keynote Speech

Ahmed Mekky - Chairman & CEO of Benya Group

5:20 - 7:30

(GMT+4)

Closing Ceremony