Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and Cyber Physical Systems in Smart Cities Summit brings together researchers, students, and professionals from UAE to learn about the recent applications of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and Cyber Physical Systems in Smart Cities.
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American University of Shariah, Mail Building, Hall A
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019.
Time: 09:00 am to 01:30 pm.
2018 Summit Information
Industry experts and academics from across the United Arab Emirates gathered at American University of Sharjah (AUS), November 22, to discuss the latest trends and research in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet-of-Things (IoT), and Cyber-physical Systems (CPS) pertaining to smart cities. Entitled “Applications of AI, IoT and CPS in Smart Cities Summit,” the conference was held in the AUS Main Building on campus and saw a diverse range of sessions and presentations.
Organized by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the AUS College of Engineering, the conference is a reflection of the university’s commitment to becoming a forum where research and innovation – especially as it relates to the challenges facing the region – are discussed and carried out.
Eight distinguished speakers from Cisco, Nokia, IBM, HPE, SAP, VMware, Khalifa University and AUS delivered presentations at the event. This event was co-sponsored by Smart Cities Research Institute and Sahab Smart Solutions.
More than 100 leading industry experts and academicians attended the event, along with senior AUS officials, faculty members, students and alumni.
2018 Summit Agenda
|08:30 – 09:00 AM||
Welcome Coffee and Refreshments
|09:00 – 09:05 AM||
Welcome and Introductions
Dr. Fadi Aloul - Department Head and Professor, Computer Science & Engineering, American University of Sharjah
|09:05 – 09:20 AM||
Dr. Björn Kjerfve - Chancellor and Professor of Environmental Sciences, American University of Sharjah
Dr. Richard Schoephoerster - Dean and Professor, College of Engineering, American University of Sharjah
|09:20 – 09:40 AM||
Session 1 – Big Data: Its Science, Industry, and Business
Dr. Wei Zhao - Chief Research Officer, American University of Sharjah
|09:40 – 10:00 AM||
Session 2 – Network Evolution for the Cloud and Digital Era
Mr. Marwan Al Shawi - Solutions Architect, Cisco Systems, Inc.
|10:00 – 10:20 AM||
Session 3 – Disruptive Technologies & the Future of Cities
Dr. Muneer Zuhdi - Head of Global IoT Smart City Solution, Nokia
|10:20 – 10:40 AM||
Session 4 – The Fourth Industrial Revolution - Positioning For Change
Mr. Ian Fletcher - Director of Institute for Business Value Middle East & Africa IBM
|10:40 – 11:10 AM||
|11:10 – 11:30 AM||
Session 5 – Smart City-Connected City-Use Case of Smart Waste Management – SAP Innovation Global Award 2018
Dr. Rahma Beaugrand – Head of Presales for SAP UAE and Oman
|11:30 – 11:50 PM||
Session 6 – Superpowers of Technology
Mr. Rasheed Y. Al Omari – Principal Business Solutions Strategist - SEMEA, VMware
|11:50 – 12:10 PM||
Session 7 – Digital Transformation and Innovation
Mr. Morad Qutqut - HPE Middle East CTO and Executive Sponsor
|12:10 – 12:30 PM||
Session 8 – Blockchain for Smart Cities
Dr. Khaled Salah - Professor, ECE Department, Khalifa University, UAE
|12:30 – 01:30 PM||
Lunch in Main Building Dining Hall
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