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Conference Program

Program Plan

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Day One: Sunday 3rd March 2019
Effat Library and Cultural Museum
8:00am – 9:00am
Registration and Coffee
9:00am – 9:10am
Opening Ceremony
National Anthem of KSA
Recitation of the Holy Qur'an

9:10am – 9:15am
Opening Address : Dr. Khulood Rambo Dean, College of Engineering, Effat University and L&T2019 Conference Chair


1st Session Education Enabler 2030
09:15am-09:35am
Invited Speaker 1 Dr. Salem Alelyani, Director, Center for Artificial Intelligence, Chief Information and Security Officer at King Khalid University. Title: Artificial Intelligence as an Education Enabler.
09:35am–09:55am
Invited Speaker 2 Dr. Mohammed Abdurahman, Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Cyber Security and Forensic Computing, College of Computing and Cyber Sciences, University of Prince Muqrin (UPM) Title: Artificial Intelligence to Counter Next Generation Threats
09:55am–10:15am
Invited Speaker 3 Dr. Abdulrahman Sheikh, CEO, Education E-Solutions. Title: Transform the Learning by Connecting, Empowering and Growing with AI Ecosystem
10:15am–10:45am
Discussion Panel + Awards Session Chair and Moderator: Dr. Essam Al-Rahali, Director of Q.PA, HR, SP, BPR, TQM, Management & Engineering Consulting, Technical and Vocational Training Corporation.


2nd Session The New Oil 2030

10:50am –10:55am
Welcome Speech Dr. Malak Alnory, Provost, Effat University
10:55am – 11:35am
Keynote Speaker Dr. Nikolaos Mavridis, Interactive Robots and Media Lab (IRML), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Title: Data & Intelligence: The New Oil for the 4th Industrial Revolution
11:35am–11:55am
Invited Speaker 4 Dr. Manal Alghamdi, Assistant Professor in Umm Al-Qura University in College of Computer and Information Systems. Title: Will the Computer beat the Human Performance in Glaucoma detection?
11:55am–12:15pm
Invited Speaker 5 Dr. Abdulrahman Sabbagh, Chairman at Neurosurgery Scientific Council, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties. Title: Artificial intelligence applications in the healthcare industry.
12:15pm–12:35pm
Invited Speaker 6 Dr. Tarek Darwish, Petroleum Engineering Consultant, Director, UK-based consulting and training company Zeal Energy, Visiting Professor at Effat University Title: Artificial Intelligence Applications in the Oil and Gas Industry
12:35pm–13:05pm
Invited Speaker 6 Dr. Tarek Darwish, Petroleum Engineering Consultant, Director, UK-based consulting and training company Zeal Energy, Visiting Professor at Effat University Discussion Panel + Awards Session Chair and Moderator: Dr. Elham Mahjoob Hassanain, Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Prince Muqrin University, Madinah.
13:05pm–13:30pm
Entertainment Session
13:30pm-14:30pm
Lunch & Prayer Break


3rd Session Sustainable Economy 2030
14:30pm–14:50pm
Invited Speaker 7 Dr. Miltiadis D. Lytras, Research Professor at Deree College – The American College of Greece. Title: Artificial Intelligence Research for Sustainable Economic Growth in KSA: A Learning and Technology Challenge for Vision 2030
14:50pm–15:10pm
Invited Speaker 8 Dr. Areej Alhuthali, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology at King Abdul-Aziz University. Title: Modeling Sentiment Dynamics in Event-Based Text
15:10pm–15:30pm
Invited Speaker 9 Eng. Badar K., The Head of Development at the MindSphere Application Center, Siemens. Title: Intelligent and Reliable Software for AI Based Systems
15:30pm–15:50pm
Invited Speaker 10 Dr. Imtiaz Khan, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, King Abdul-Aziz University. Title: AI as a Tool to Support Outcome Based Learning.
15:50pm–16:20pm
Discussion Panel + Awards Session Chair and Moderator: Dr. Daniyal Al-Ghazzawi, Vice Dean of Development Unit, King Abdulaziz University.
16:20pm – 16:50pm
Day one poster competition awards + Closing session. L&T 2019 Conference Rapporteur


Day Two: Monday 4th March 2019
Effat Library and Cultural Museum
8:00am – 9:00am
Registration and Coffee
4th Session Papers Presentations and workshops
9:00am–11:00am
Papers Presentation Session 1 + Workshop
11:00am–13:00pm
Papers Presentation Session 2 + Workshop
13:00pm–14:00pm
Lunch & Prayer Break
14:00pm–15:30pm
Papers Presentation Session 3 + Workshop
15:30pm – 15:50pm
Awards: Best Research Papers, best Paper Presentations and appreciation Awards
15:50pm – 16:00pm
Day Two Closing Session
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