Applications of AI, IoT and CPS in Smart Cities Summit

Summit is postponed to a future date
The Computer Science and Engineering Department (CSE) at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) invites you to

  • highlightSummit Info

    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.

  • subtitlesSummit Agenda (24 March 2020)

    Will be updated soon.

  • homeVenue

    American University of Shariah, Mail Building, Hall A

  • date_rangeDate and Time

    Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020.
    Time: 09:00 am to 01:00 pm.

  • faceOrganizers

    Summit Organizers: Dr. Fadi Aloul
                                         Eng. Ahmad Al Nabulsi

    Summit Secretary: Ms. Diane Gregorio


  • developer_boardSummit News Clips

      • 1st Summit

  • subtitles1st Summit (22 November 2018)

    1st 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.

    1st Summit Poster

    1st 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
     Opening Remarks
    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
     Coffee Break
    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

    You can download the agenda as pdf file from this link.

    1st Summit Photos: