Speakers



 


Chairs & Honorary chair

Pr. Sana Odeh

Professor | Chair and Founder of this conference and ArabWIC
Affiliation: New York University | ArabWIC
Category: Faculty
Country: USA/UAE/Palestine
Email: sao1@nyu.edu
LinkedIn: Sana Odeh

Bio

Professor Sana Odeh is a Clinical Professor and Faculty Liaison for Global Programs of Computer Science at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, and an Affiliated Faculty of CS, New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). She is founder and President of the Board Arab Women in Computing(ArabWIC) and conference (Was the founder and chair of the ArabWIC and its conference since 2012 and now she is the honorary chair of this conference), founder and chair of the Annual NYU Abu Dhabi International Hackathon for the Social Good in the Arab World. She is a member of the leadership committee of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing and the steering committee of the ACM Council on Women in Computing (ACM-W).

Session Title: Preliminary Research findings on Arab Women in Computing: Representation, Challenges and Opportunities

Dr. Kaoutar El Maghraoui

Senior Research Scientist | ArabWIC Chair and Conference co-Chair
Affiliation: IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Category: Industry
Country: Morocco / USA
Email: kelmaghr@us.ibm.com
LinkedIn: Kaoutar El Maghraoui

Bio

Dr. Kaoutar El Maghraoui is a senior research scientist at IBM Research AI organization where she is focusing on innovation at the intersection of systems and artificial intelligence. Kaoutar has extensive and deep expertise in HPC, systems software, cloud computing, machine learning, and AI. Kaoutar holds a PhD. degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA. She received several awards including the Robert McNaughton Award for best thesis in computer science, IBM’s Eminence and Excellence award for leadership in increasing Women’s presence in science and technology, IBM’s award for contributions to the foundational POWER software technologies and promoting these systems in Africa, and 2 IBM’s outstanding accomplishment awards for contributions to building cognitive virtual technical agents. She is a senior member of ACM, IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Women Engineers. Kaoutar is the chair of the Arab Women in Computing organization and avid supporter and active member of several women in science and technology initiatives. Dr. Kaoutar is a frequent speakers at various technical conferences.

Session Title: Engineering Artificial Intelligence for the Future | AI Engineering: Foundations to Operationalize and Scale AI

Dr. Dalila Chiadmi

Full Professor & Head of SIP Team Research | ArabWIC conference 2019 Co-chair
Affiliation: Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs, Med V University Rabat | Mohammadia School of Engineers, Mohammed V University of Rabat
Category: Faculty
Country: Morocco
Email: chiadmi@emi.ac.ma
LinkedIn: Dalila Chiadmi

Bio

Dalila Chiadmi is a Professor and Head of SIP Team Research at Mohammadia School of Engineers, Mohammed V University of Rabat. She is also co-founder Director of eTI, Electronic Journal of Information Technology, Member of Scientific Council of Rabat IT Center, and Chair of Arab Women In Computing Organization, Moroccan Chapter. Her research area is on the field of Data, Big graphs, services Computing, Smart Cities, Intelligent Transport System and open gov. R&D projects are underway with Oracle, ONCF, etc.
She received her Doctorat d’Etat degree (PhD) and Doctorat de 3e Cycle degree in Computer Science from Med V University and Bsc in Computer Science from Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France. She was named by the Moroccan Maghreb Arab Press as one of the Moroccan women of the year (2018) and was awarded by the Arab Forum for Smart Cities 2018.
She previously served as Head of Computer Science Department at EMI, UM5R, Director of SIR Research Lab, Expert for the Scientist at National Center for Scientific and Technological Research, Expert for MED-Dialogue program cooperation between the Mediterranean Partner Countries and the European Commission, Expert for ISESCO. She was also member of the Scientific Commission (EMI), and the Commission for Granting Research Excellence Scholarships (CNRST).
Professor Dalila Chiadmi delivered several keynotes speech in 6th Digital Smart Systems Forum : Artificial Intelligence for Development 2018, Arab Forum for Smart Cities 2018, ULB Information & Communication Center, Bruxelles, 2017, Developing data driven Biology Workshop 2015, etc.
She authored or co-authored 50 publications (book, research papers).
She organized or co-organized several international workshops/conferences as IEEE WIE Leadership Summit 2018, Big Data Workshop (CloudTech’15), AICCSA’09, AIM’09, CARI’08 or ICECS’07. She also served as a chair/member of program committee of workshops and conferences as OPDS 2018, AICCSA 2018, ICISP 2018,Cloud Tech 2017, ICTA 2017, AICCSA 2017, MCETECH 2017

Session Title: “1. Towards a new generation of farming system: web services based online sales | A review of data life cycle models: Discussion towards creation value on Open Government Data.
2. A review of data life cycle models: Discussion towards creation value on Open Government Data.
3. A personalized e-Gov framework to bridge silos between administrations”

Track: Research

    Dr. Laila Benhlima

    Full professor
    Affiliation: Computer Engineering Dept, Mohammadia School of Engineers, Mohammed V University
    Category: Faculty
    Country: Morocco
    Email: benhlima@emi.ac.ma
    LinkedIn: Laila Benhlima

    Bio

    Laila Benhlima is a full professor at the Computer Engineering Department in the Mohammadia School of Engineers (EMI) where she teaches Databases, Database Administration, Big Data Analytics and supervises Engineers projects and PhD thesis.
    At the beginning of her career, in the mid 90’s she worked as a consultant engineer in the first moroccan IT consulting company where she contributed in various projects related to early public administration digitalisation in Morocco. She has graduated as computer engineer in 1989 from the Mohammadia School of Engineers of Rabat. She received her master then her PhD from the same institution. She has worked for her PhD thesis on information retrieval from complex systems. Her current research focuses on knowledge and data management and discovery, privacy and data quality. She has co-authored more than 60 papers and book chapters.
    She serves as PC member in several journals and conferences (ICFNDS since 2017, SITA since 2013, GHC since 2017, IEEE-WIE ILS, SADASC, MedICT, AICCSA, RCIS, IAR,…). She also served as co-chair of WDII.

    Laila Benhlima is also engaged in voluntary work. She is involved in several associations such as ArabWIC Morocco chapter Leadership, Mohammadia School Women Engineers group, IEEE WIE morocco. She has also served in the executive committee of AIEM, the Mohammadia School of Engineers alumnis from 2013 to 2017.

    Session Title: “1. Towards a new generation of farming system: web services based online sales.
    2. A personalized e-Gov framework to bridge silos between administrations”

      Keynotes

      Brenda Darden Wilkerson

      President and CEO
      Affiliation: AnitaB
      Category: Industry
      Country: USA
      Email: brendadw@anitab.org
      LinkedIn: Brenda Darden Wilkerson

      Bio

      Brenda Darden Wilkerson is an advocate for access, opportunity, and social justice for underrepresented communities in technology. She currently serves as the President and CEO of AnitaB.org, an organization working to shape public opinion about issues of critical importance to women technologists in academia, industry, and government. She founded the original Computer Science for All program, building computer science classes into the curriculum for every student in the Chicago Public Schools, and serving as the inspiration for the Obama administration’s national CS4All initiatives.

        Dr Bozenna Pasik-Duncan

        President
        Affiliation: IEEE-WIE
        Category: Industry
        Country: USA
        Email: bozenna@ku.edu
        LinkedIn: Bozenna Pasik-Duncan

        Bio

        Received M.S. degree in mathematics from University of Warsaw, Ph.D. and D.Sc. (Habilitation Doctorate) degrees from Warsaw School of Economics, Poland. She is Mathematics Professor; EECS & AE Courtesy Professor; ITTC Investigator; CCB Affiliate Faculty; and Chancellors Club Teaching Professor at University of Kansas (KU). She is strong advocate for STEM education and for women in STEM. She is 2017-2018 IEEE WIE Chair; IEEE CSS Women in Control founder; AWM & SIAM Student Chapter founder & faculty advisor; Outreach Programs founder & coordinator. She has served in many capacities in several societies. Her current service includes IEEE WIE Past Chair; CSS and SSIT Board of Governors member; CSS Control Education TC Vice Chair; AACC Education TC Chair; IFAC TB member; IFAC Task Force Diversity & Inclusion Chair; IEEE Fellow Committee member; 2019 IFAC Advances in Control Education Symposium General Chair. Her research interests are primarily in stochastic adaptive control and its applications to science and engineering, and in STEM education. She is recipient of many awards: IREX Fellow, NSF Career Advancement, Louise Hay, Polish Ministry of Higher Education, H.O.P.E., Kemper Fellow, IEEE EAB Meritorious Achievement, Service to Kansas, and IFAC Outstanding Service Awards. She is Life Fellow of IEEE and Fellow of IFAC. She is recipient of IEEE Third Millennium Medal, IEEE CSS Distinguished Member Award, and is inducted to KU Women’s Hall of Fame. She offers SSIT her broad experience and best practices in integrating research & innovative teaching in STEM, and in advancing women in STEM.
        More information can be found at:
        http://www.math.ku.edu/ksacg/Bozenna.html
        https://wie.ieee.org/votingcommittee_bozenna/

          Dr. Amany AlShawi

          Chair
          Affiliation: KACST Women’s Program
          Category: Industry
          Country: KSA
          Email: aalshawi@kacst.edu.sa

          Bio

          Dr. Amany Alshawi is the founding director of the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) Women Program, an initiative to increase the role of KACST women in local, regional, and international science and technology domains. In 2014, she was among the leading researchers who established the National Center for Cybersecurity Technology in KACST. She joined KACST in 2011, leading the cryptography research group in the National Center for Electronics and Communication. She serves as a board member in multiple associations, among them: ArabWIC Saudi chapter and Princess Nora University distinguished Saudi women prize. In 2016 she founded IEEEWiE Riyadh affinity group and is still chairing the committee. Dr. Alshawi holds a PhD in information technology from George Mason University and an MS in computer information systems from the University of Miami.
          Prior to joining KACST, she held multiple positions in Prince Sultan University – College for Women, among them assistant professor in the CIS department, cooperative training program coordinator, and research center director.

            Dr. Bouchra Bouqata

            Senior Machine Learning and AI Program Manager
            Affiliation: Amazon Robotics Research
            Category: Industry
            Country: USA
            Email: bouqatab@amazon.com
            LinkedIn: Bouchra Bouqata

            Bio

            Dr. Bouchra Bouqata is the Senior Machine Learning and AI Product Manager at Amazon Robotics Research. Prior to that, she was senior Analytics Product Manager in the Digital Strategy organization at GE Renewable Energy and senior scientist in the Machine Learning lab at GE Global Research. Dr. Bouqata leads programs in the area of large-scale automated-intelligent analytics systems based on Machine learning and AI solutions emphasizing on solving business problems ranging from automated robotics enabled Fulfillment Network for Amazon to GE Wind and Energy Industrial Internet Big Data problems in the areas of Prognostics and Health Management, Remote and Online Monitoring and Diagnostics. Dr. Bouqata received her Ph.D. in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY in 2006. She received several fellowships and awards including BEYA and YCWA REACH awards for outstanding achievements and GE’s inclusiveness award for outstanding leadership and work. Dr. Bouqata has co-authored several conference and journal publications and holds multiple patents in the areas of Machine Learning, Asset Prognostics and Health Management and Asset Monitoring and Diagnostics. She has organized successful panels and workshops and served as chair and invited speaker in different technical conferences such as NREL, ICCBR, NIPS, Big Data, Wind O&M, GHC and NYCWiC. She served as the Data Science track co-chair for GHC’17 and GHC’16. Bouchra is passionate about attracting, promoting and retaining Women in Computing. She is part of the leadership committee of GHC, Amazon Women Engineers, GE’s Women in Technology, Arab Women in Computing (ArabWiC) and, ArabWiC Morocco. Dr. Bouqata is an active member of IEEE, AAAI, ACM-W and SWE

            Session Title: Big Data & Analytics for Wind O&M: Opportunities, Trends and Challenges in the Industrial Internet

            Abstract:

            The popularity of clean renewable energy, such as Wind energy, has been moving to the forefront of social awareness, public policy as well as major tech corporations’ investments to power 100% of their data centers from renewable energy [1,2, 3,4]. As Wind energy is becoming more economically competitive, wind farm operators must understand and manage the performance analysis of wind farms in order to achieve desired production and revenue goals. However, farm operators are being faced with a deluge of data from multiple sensors connected to the wind turbines complex systems. Big Data & Analytics are already resulting in disruptive innovation across many industry sectors. Given the uncertainty and complexity associated with wind energy systems, there is huge potential for using these techniques to significantly improve performance and reduce the costs of future wind energy systems. GE has invested significantly in new Big Data Analytics Industrial Internet platform, Asset Performance Management, to enable big data analytics at large scale to address complex systems such as wind farms Operations and Maintenance (O&M). Through Asset Performance Management’s diagnostics and prognostics capabilities, it is possible to drive operating expenses savings and move away from traditional reactive O&M to sophisticated predictive and proactive O&M solutions. Somewhat unique to wind energy, this approach extensively leverages physics-based modeling of the system and fuses Physics Based modeling along with Data Driven models and Statistical and Machine Learning techniques. This talk will discuss current trends and enabling technologies in Big Data and Analytics in the Industrial Internet to drive smart decision making. Then, it will describe the opportunities and challenges of this new paradigm to address wind farm Operations and Maintenance (O&M) expenses and move from reactive to proactive O&M. To conclude, it will outline remaining challenges to be addressed.

              Dr. Claudia WIEDEY

              EU Ambassador to Morocco
              Affiliation: Chef de Délégation, Délégation de l’Union européenne auprès du Royaume du Maroc
              Category: Industry
              Country: Morocco
              Email: claudia.wiedey@eeas.europa.eu

              Bio

              Dr Wiedey is currently serving as Head of Division for the Horn of Africa, East Africa and Indian Ocean within the European External Action Service (EEAS) at Brussels. She had previously served as Head of the EU Delegation in the Republic of Mauritius, the Comoros Islands, Seychelles and Botswana. This appointment is part of a broad diplomatic movement involving the nomination of 41 new Heads of EU Delegations worldwide. It is taking place at a time when relations between the European Union and Morocco are heavily stunted, as a result of the European Court’s annulment of the agricultural agreement, currently pending a final settlement arbitrated by the EU Courts. Prior to her appointment, Wiedey was a Doctor of Agricultural Economics and Development Policy at the University of Bonn and was previously a scientific adviser to a joint working group of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the Ministry of Agriculture.

                Eileen Scully

                Founder and CEO
                Affiliation: The Rising Tides
                Category: Industry
                Country: USA
                Email: eileen@therisingtides.com
                LinkedIn: Eileen Scully

                Bio

                Eileen Scully is the Founder and CEO of The Rising Tides, making the workplace better for women through consulting and advisory services. She is an international speaker, and author of “In the Company of Men: How Women can Succeed in a World Built Without Them”, set for publication in the spring of 2019.
                She is a SheSource Expert with the Women’s Media Center, and has been interviewed by Forbes, the Boston Globe, Standard and Poor’s Global Market Intelligence, Thrive Global, Psychology Today, and Inc..
                In June of 2016, she was invited by the Obama White House to participate in the United State of Women, one of five thousand global advocates for women and girls.
                In April of 2017, she spoke at the first ever Diversity in Marketing and Advertising Summit in London, the only event of it’s kind focused on fostering greater diversity and inclusion in the industry.
                In September of 2018, she delivered her first TED talk at the TEDx conference in Sfax, Tunisia.
                In November of 2018, The Rising Tides launched the Leadership Diversity Index, the first comprehensive measurement of the representation of women and people of color on corporate boards of directors and executive leadership teams.

                Session Title: How Women Can Succeed in a World Built Without Them

                  Sabine Holl

                  Director of Cloud Technical Sales and Solutioning MEA
                  Affiliation: IBM
                  Category: Industry
                  Country: UAE
                  Email: sabine_holl@ae.ibm.com
                  LinkedIn: Sabine Holl

                  Bio

                  Sabine Holl is IBM’s Director for Cloud Technical Sales and Solutioning across Middle East and Africa. She is responsible for multiple large teams across the Middle East & Africa. For her, innovation is literally driven by inclusion, across all levels of technology, skill and experiences, from graduates just starting out, through to thought leaders, specialists, architects and advocates, who help and advise IBM’s clients to accelerate and transform their business across all industries and into the fourth, cognitive, industrial revolution.

                  Early in her career in the mid 90’s, Sabine started as a graduate herself. In IBM Austria’s mainframe services division she partnered with clients to building out strategies, modernizing their existing environment and moving into the internet era. Impassioned about the arising opportunities that technology brings she quickly became a subject matter expert teaching workshops around the world, publishing several books, and being a trusted advisor to large institutions across Europe. With new markets opening up in Eastern Europe, Russia and the Middle East and Africa she led by example, introducing first of a kind, brand new technologies whilst transforming and persuading minds towards the digital world. It led her to be the first woman in IBMs software division in CEMEA region to be certified as an IT Specialist.

                    Stephanie Cleijpool

                    Marketing Manager Developers
                    Affiliation: IBM Benelux
                    Category: Industry
                    Country: Netherlands
                    Email: stephanie.cleijpool@nl.ibm.com
                    LinkedIn: Stephanie Cleijpool

                    Bio

                    Stephanie Cleijpool started her career as channel marketeer in consumer marketing for ASUS, a multinational computer brand. In two years time she was promoted marketing manager for Benelux, where she initiated the expansion from tech-brand only to also become a lifestyle brand. Three years ago she decided it was time for a new challenge and she moved from consumer business to B2B, starting to work for IBM. This is where the developers world stole her heart. As marketing manager she set up the developer marketing team for Benelux. She built an end-to-end strategy to support developers with tools and tips on how to gain new skills and to keep their work and day to day life challenging. She continuously challenges herself and works hard to grab new opportunities to help her grow her career. For example, she followed a marketing master degree for which she graduated cum laude. But no matter how important personal development is, she never forgets about the people around her. Besides volunteering at an NGO for cancer research she always works enthusiastically to get girls excited about IT. All girls should have the chance to pursue their dreams and take ownership of their own career.

                    Session Title: Do you own your career? Take control and grow professionally

                      Mrs Houda CHAKIRI

                      CEO and founder of Enhanced Technologies

                      Mrs Houda Chakiri is CEO and founder of Enhanced Technologies, a Moroccan IT company specializing in developing, integrating and deploying e-Government web solutions www.enhanced-tech.ma. Selected among top ten finalists of Sawaed contest, named among 100 best social entrepreneurs in GK3, Malaysia 2007, selected in Techwomen program 2012 funded by the US department of State.
                      Houda got the IEEE CIST 2014 Young ICT Entrepreneur Award and got the WSTEM best middle level executive award 2015 by Meera Kaul Foundation.
                      She is an Afchix board member representing North Africa, chair of IEEE Women in Engineering Affinity group in Morocco, and Vice-Chair of Arab women in computing Morocco’s chapter.
                      Mrs Houda Chakiri got a bachelor’s degree in Physics from Mohammed the Vth University in Rabat 1997, a master’s degree in Laser Physics from Hassan IIth from University of Casablanca 1999, and a Master’s Degree of Science in Computer Networks from Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane 2003.
                      Houda has worked since 2003 as an IT manager overseeing different R&D projects at ICT4D laboratory at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, and she is currently working on her PHD thesis at Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah Fès and the change that introduction of ICT brings to the organizational, political, and social levels in local public administration in Morocco.

                        Saloua KARKRI BELKEZIZ

                        President
                        Affiliation: GFI Maroc & APEBI
                        Category: Industry
                        Country: Morocco
                        LinkedIn: Saloua KARKRI BELKEZIZ

                        Bio

                        She is first and foremost a figure of Moroccan civil society. Her involvement in the Moroccan and African associative field for societal and entrepreneurial causes ranging from women entrepreneurs to new technologies, make Saloua Karkri Belkeziz a well-known and recognized personality by her peers. Her proven expertise of the African IT ecosystem, her values and her self-sacrifice in managing the projects give her an undeniable legitimacy.
                        She has started her career as a programmer analyst at EUROSOFT in France; and then, once she came back to Morocco, she held the position of sales technician at Bull. In 1987, she created Professional Systems, a computer company dedicated to supporting SMEs in implementing their software. The company was, then, spotted by the Gfi Informatique Group, which invested through its acquisition in 2003 and made it a subsidiary of the Group in Morocco.
                        After many years as the CEO of Gfi Informatique Maroc, Saloua Karkri Belkeziz is appointed President Gfi Africa in January 2019.
                        With more than 30 years of experience in the digital services market in the Maghreb and on the African continent, she is in charge of defining the ESN’s corporate communication strategy. She also conducts lobbying actions with major decision-makers while providing commercial support on African big deals. The group, which already generates 25 million euros of turnover through its subsidiaries in Morocco, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Tunisia, has very strong ambitions on the African continent. The network, the reputation and the know-how of the President will be a determining factor in achieving these objectives.
                        In recognition of her efforts, she has also been honoured, by His Majesty King Mohammed VI with a Wissam Al Arch and by her elevation to the rank of Knight of the Order of Merit of the French Republic.

                          Pr. Sana Odeh

                          Professor | Chair and Founder of this conference and ArabWIC
                          Affiliation: New York University | ArabWIC
                          Category: Faculty
                          Country: USA/UAE/Palestine
                          Email: sao1@nyu.edu
                          LinkedIn: Sana Odeh

                          Bio

                          Professor Sana Odeh is a Clinical Professor and Faculty Liaison for Global Programs of Computer Science at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, and an Affiliated Faculty of CS, New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). She is founder and President of the Board Arab Women in Computing(ArabWIC) and conference (Was the founder and chair of the ArabWIC and its conference since 2012 and now she is the honorary chair of this conference), founder and chair of the Annual NYU Abu Dhabi International Hackathon for the Social Good in the Arab World. She is a member of the leadership committee of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing and the steering committee of the ACM Council on Women in Computing (ACM-W).

                          Session Title: Preliminary Research findings on Arab Women in Computing: Representation, Challenges and Opportunities

                          Dr. Kaoutar El Maghraoui

                          Senior Research Scientist | ArabWIC Chair and Conference co-Chair
                          Affiliation: IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
                          Category: Industry
                          Country: Morocco / USA
                          Email: kelmaghr@us.ibm.com
                          LinkedIn: Kaoutar El Maghraoui

                          Bio

                          Dr. Kaoutar El Maghraoui is a senior research scientist at IBM Research AI organization where she is focusing on innovation at the intersection of systems and artificial intelligence. Kaoutar has extensive and deep expertise in HPC, systems software, cloud computing, machine learning, and AI. Kaoutar holds a PhD. degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA. She received several awards including the Robert McNaughton Award for best thesis in computer science, IBM’s Eminence and Excellence award for leadership in increasing Women’s presence in science and technology, IBM’s award for contributions to the foundational POWER software technologies and promoting these systems in Africa, and 2 IBM’s outstanding accomplishment awards for contributions to building cognitive virtual technical agents. She is a senior member of ACM, IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Women Engineers. Kaoutar is the chair of the Arab Women in Computing organization and avid supporter and active member of several women in science and technology initiatives. Dr. Kaoutar is a frequent speakers at various technical conferences.

                          Session Title: Engineering Artificial Intelligence for the Future | AI Engineering: Foundations to Operationalize and Scale AI

                          Dr. Dalila Chiadmi

                          Full Professor & Head of SIP Team Research | ArabWIC conference 2019 Co-chair
                          Affiliation: Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs, Med V University Rabat | Mohammadia School of Engineers, Mohammed V University of Rabat
                          Category: Faculty
                          Country: Morocco
                          Email: chiadmi@emi.ac.ma
                          LinkedIn: Dalila Chiadmi

                          Bio

                          Dalila Chiadmi is a Professor and Head of SIP Team Research at Mohammadia School of Engineers, Mohammed V University of Rabat. She is also co-founder Director of eTI, Electronic Journal of Information Technology, Member of Scientific Council of Rabat IT Center, and Chair of Arab Women In Computing Organization, Moroccan Chapter. Her research area is on the field of Data, Big graphs, services Computing, Smart Cities, Intelligent Transport System and open gov. R&D projects are underway with Oracle, ONCF, etc.
                          She received her Doctorat d’Etat degree (PhD) and Doctorat de 3e Cycle degree in Computer Science from Med V University and Bsc in Computer Science from Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France. She was named by the Moroccan Maghreb Arab Press as one of the Moroccan women of the year (2018) and was awarded by the Arab Forum for Smart Cities 2018.
                          She previously served as Head of Computer Science Department at EMI, UM5R, Director of SIR Research Lab, Expert for the Scientist at National Center for Scientific and Technological Research, Expert for MED-Dialogue program cooperation between the Mediterranean Partner Countries and the European Commission, Expert for ISESCO. She was also member of the Scientific Commission (EMI), and the Commission for Granting Research Excellence Scholarships (CNRST).
                          Professor Dalila Chiadmi delivered several keynotes speech in 6th Digital Smart Systems Forum : Artificial Intelligence for Development 2018, Arab Forum for Smart Cities 2018, ULB Information & Communication Center, Bruxelles, 2017, Developing data driven Biology Workshop 2015, etc.
                          She authored or co-authored 50 publications (book, research papers).
                          She organized or co-organized several international workshops/conferences as IEEE WIE Leadership Summit 2018, Big Data Workshop (CloudTech’15), AICCSA’09, AIM’09, CARI’08 or ICECS’07. She also served as a chair/member of program committee of workshops and conferences as OPDS 2018, AICCSA 2018, ICISP 2018,Cloud Tech 2017, ICTA 2017, AICCSA 2017, MCETECH 2017

                          Session Title: “1. Towards a new generation of farming system: web services based online sales | A review of data life cycle models: Discussion towards creation value on Open Government Data.
                          2. A review of data life cycle models: Discussion towards creation value on Open Government Data.
                          3. A personalized e-Gov framework to bridge silos between administrations”

                          Track: Research

                            Dr. Laila Benhlima

                            Full professor
                            Affiliation: Computer Engineering Dept, Mohammadia School of Engineers, Mohammed V University
                            Category: Faculty
                            Country: Morocco
                            Email: benhlima@emi.ac.ma
                            LinkedIn: Laila Benhlima

                            Bio

                            Laila Benhlima is a full professor at the Computer Engineering Department in the Mohammadia School of Engineers (EMI) where she teaches Databases, Database Administration, Big Data Analytics and supervises Engineers projects and PhD thesis.
                            At the beginning of her career, in the mid 90’s she worked as a consultant engineer in the first moroccan IT consulting company where she contributed in various projects related to early public administration digitalisation in Morocco. She has graduated as computer engineer in 1989 from the Mohammadia School of Engineers of Rabat. She received her master then her PhD from the same institution. She has worked for her PhD thesis on information retrieval from complex systems. Her current research focuses on knowledge and data management and discovery, privacy and data quality. She has co-authored more than 60 papers and book chapters.
                            She serves as PC member in several journals and conferences (ICFNDS since 2017, SITA since 2013, GHC since 2017, IEEE-WIE ILS, SADASC, MedICT, AICCSA, RCIS, IAR,…). She also served as co-chair of WDII.

                            Laila Benhlima is also engaged in voluntary work. She is involved in several associations such as ArabWIC Morocco chapter Leadership, Mohammadia School Women Engineers group, IEEE WIE morocco. She has also served in the executive committee of AIEM, the Mohammadia School of Engineers alumnis from 2013 to 2017.

                            Session Title: “1. Towards a new generation of farming system: web services based online sales.
                            2. A personalized e-Gov framework to bridge silos between administrations”

                              Prof. Areej Al-Wabil

                              Principal Investigator
                              Affiliation: Center for Complex Engineering at KACST and MIT
                              Category: Industry
                              Country: KSA
                              Email: areej@mit.edu
                              LinkedIn: Areej Al-Wabil

                              Bio

                              Dr. Areej Al-Wabil is a Principal Investigator at the Center for Complex Engineering Systems (CCES) at KACST and MIT, and a Principal Investigator at the Center of Excellence for Earth and Space Sciences at KACST and Caltech. She is an interaction designer with a passion for bringing research to life through visual communication. She has worked in several research institutions in the US, UK and Saudi Arabia and has built award-winning projects in a number of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Design domains, including brain-computer interaction, gaze interaction, and data visualization. She is currently the president of ArabWIC’s chapter in Saudi Arabia. Her research intersects software engineering and human-computer interaction (HCI) and draws from social computing, computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW), and application-driven approaches to ubiquitous computing (UbiComp). She holds a PhD in Computer Science from the Centre for HCI Design in London, a Postdoc in Engineering from MIT’s School of Engineering, MSc in Computer Science and MEM in Engineering Management from George Washington University.

                              Session Title: HCI Research and Practice in the MENA Region

                                Prof. Rachida Dssouli

                                Professor and founding Director of Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE)
                                Affiliation: Concordia University
                                Category: Faculty
                                Country: Morocco
                                Email: rachida.dssouli@concordia.ca
                                LinkedIn: Rachida Dssouli

                                Bio

                                Rachida Dssouli is professor and founding Director of Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE), Concordia University.
                                She received the Doctorat d’Université degree in Computer Science from the Université Paul-Sabatier of Toulouse, France, in 1981, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science in 1987, from the University of Montréal, Canada.
                                She has been a professor at the Université Mohamed 1er, Oujda, Morocco, from 1981 to 1989, Assistant professor at the Université de Sherbrooke, from 1989 to 1991, and Full professor at the Université de Montréal until May 2001. She spent a Sabbatical year at NORTEl.
                                Her research area is in Communication software engineering, Requirements engineering and Service Computing. Ongoing projects include incremental specification and analysis of reactive systems based on scenario language,Service Computing and service composition, multimedia applications, conformance testing, design for testability , conformance testing based on FSM /EFSM and Timed automata.
                                She served very often as a member of committee program of many workshops and conferences (IWPTS, IWTCS, FORTE, CFIP, MMNS, MMM, FIW, NOTERE). She organized or co-organized several international workshops and conferences (IWPT’93, CFIP’93, FORTE’95, CFIP’96, NOTERE’98, SDL Forum’99, SAR, NOTERE’2004, TESTCOM’2005).

                                Session Title: Challenges of Complex Systems’ integration

                                Abstract:

                                The actual trend is to achieve more smart, highly automated and autonomous systems. Most countries are riding the wave of industry 4.0. The fourth industrial revolution is pushing the integration of systems to new levels. It allows the integration of physical systems, production processes, and information and communication technologies. Industry 4.0 relies on technologies such as cyber-physical systems, Internet of things, cloud computing, blockchain and cognitive computing, to achieve smart and full automation. It is creating systems that are more complex. The complexity is in their integration, interoperability and overall behaviour. Assessing the quality of these complex systems is a challenge. These systems are multidisciplinary in their nature. Their development and quality assurance requires specific skills. Actual educational systems are lacking adequate curricula to face and support the wave. In this talk, I will address research challenges of these systems integration, from the design, development, and quality assurance perspectives. In addition, how they challenge our education system.

                                  Latifa ELOUADRHIRI

                                  Physicist
                                  Affiliation: Jefferson Lab
                                  Category: Industry
                                  Country: USA
                                  Email: latifa@jlab.org

                                  Bio

                                  LATIFA ELOUADRHIRI is a Senior Staff Scientist at Jefferson Lab (U.S) and research professor at the George Washington University. Jefferson Lab is located in Newport News, Virginia. It is the world leading facility designed to study the fundamental structure of matter and to address one of the great mysteries of our universe. Latifa is a Fellow of the American Physical Society. She received her B.Sc. degree from the University Mohamed V, Rabat, Morocco. She received her Ph.D. from the University Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand (France) and CEA Saclay, Paris, France, in 1992. She won the competition for an honored position at CNRS/IN2P3 in 1994, but decided to come to Jefferson Lab as one of the first female staff scientists. Prior to coming to Jefferson Lab, Latifa performed experiments at Saclay (France) and PSI (Switzerland). She has co-authored over 150 publications in refereed journal. She has served on numerous national and international boards and panels. Latifa is spokesperson of a major science program at Jefferson Lab. In 2001, she conducted the pioneer experiment to reveal the inner workings of the proton. In May 2018, along with two of her colleagues, she published the first determination of the pressure distribution inside the proton, published the journal Nature. These results have brought the field to the threshold of a new science of the infinitely small. In addition to her leadership in science, Latifa has led an international community of scientists, engineers and technicians from universities, National Labs and industry, in building a state-of-the-art instrument, CLAS12, as part of the 8M upgrade project. Recently she has been appointed to co-chair Virginia Center of Nuclear Femtography, an interdisciplinary center bringing scholars from physics, mathematics and computer science and engineering to work together in solving physics questions at the sub-femtometer scale. Latifa is diversity advocate who has been leading major initiatives in the USA and Africa to promote women and minorities in science.

                                    Zohra Bakkoury

                                    Full Professor
                                    Affiliation: Computer Science Department of EMI
                                    Category: Faculty
                                    Country: Morocco
                                    Email: bakkoury@gmail.com
                                    LinkedIn: Zohra Bakkoury

                                    Bio

                                    Zohra Bakkoury holds a PhD in Engineering from Exeter University in UK and a degree of engineer in computer science from Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs (EMI) in Rabat, Morocco. She is a Full Professor at the Computer Science Departement of EMI. Founder and director of AMIPS research group and Head of MASI research Laboratory in EMI. Her current research interests are focused on Business Process management, Process Mining, Data Mining and Intelligent Systems. She has published book chapters beside numerous articles in scientific journals and conferences. Zohra was the co-chair of the eight and twelveth SITA conference on Intelligent Systems in 2013 and 2018.

                                      Zahra Bouya

                                      Weather scientist
                                      Affiliation: Australian Bureau of Meteorology Space Weather Services
                                      Category: Industry
                                      Country: Australia

                                      Bio

                                      Zahra is a space weather scientist in the Australian Bureau of Meteorology Space Weather Services. Space Weather Services is a scientific service delivery organisation providing advice on space weather impacts to customers in aviation, defence, government, energy and resources. This advice allows Australian industry to make decisions mitigating the detrimental impact of space weather on critical infrastructure. Zahra plays a key role in Space Weather Services, serving as a space weather forecaster, a research scientist developing improved ionospheric models for Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and High Frequency (HF) radio applications. She obtained her PhD in Atmospheric Physics from New South Wales University in 2008. She has been a space weather forecaster at the Australian Space Forecast Centre since 2011. She is the secretary of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society Solar Terrestrial section. She collaborates with the Asia Oceania Space Weather Alliance to join international efforts on increasing awareness of space weather and the future directions of space weather forecasting.

                                        Youssef El Alaoui

                                        Vice-President
                                        Affiliation: APEBI
                                        Category: Industry
                                        Country: Morocco
                                        LinkedIn: Youssef El Alaoui

                                        Bio

                                        After studying at the public school, I joined the preparatory classes, option Maths, then the School Mohammadia of Engineers (EMI) Computer Engineering in 1997.
                                        Following the end-of-studies project at INRIA in Versailles, I was hired as an IT specialist at a company in Paris.
                                        8 years after my Parisian experience, and obtaining in 2005 an MBA in parallel with my work, I was able to convince my employers to launch a Moroccan subsidiary. It was my soft introduction to the world of entrepreneurship.
                                        Three years later, I act and create, with my roommate of the EMI, what will become the first Agency 100% specialized in Mobile in Morocco, Mobiblanc.
                                        If, 9 years later, Mobiblanc has maintained and has reached the podium of leaders in its field in Morocco and the continent, employing 50 collaborators between Casablanca and Tunis, it is also thanks to the help of the ecosystem entrepreneurial in Morocco. In particular Réseau Entreprendre Morocco, which, just a few months after our launch, was the first to listen to us, to encourage us, to coach us, and especially to get us out of the vicious circle of isolation of the entrepreneur.

                                          Susan Malaika

                                          Senior Technical Staff Member
                                          Affiliation: IBM
                                          Category: Industry
                                          Country: US
                                          Email: malaika@us.ibm.com
                                          LinkedIn: Susan Malaika

                                            Ounsa Roudies

                                            Full Professor
                                            Affiliation: Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs, Med V University
                                            Category: Faculty
                                            Country: Morocco
                                            Email: roudies@emi.ac.ma
                                            LinkedIn: Ounsa Roudies

                                            Bio

                                            Mrs. Ounsa Roudies is full Professor since 1990 at the Computer science Department of Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs (EMI), Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco.
                                            Prof. Roudies is head of Siweb research team (Information System and Web). Her research focuses on Systems and requirements engineering issues. She is chief-editor of e-TI, the electronic Journal of Information Technology (www.revue-eti.net).
                                            Besides, she was head of Computer Engineering Department (2005-2007) at EMI, and in charge of Software engineering degree (2008-2012) and doctoral degree (UFR TAL-LN, 2007-2009).
                                            Prof. Roudies’ domain of interest is information systems since her Master MIAGE at Paris Dauphine university and her PhD in computer systems at Paris 6-Pierre et Marie Curie University. Later, she defended a PHD (Thèse d’état) at EMI on requirements elicitation.
                                            Prof. Roudies participates to several associations : Khawarizmic, Internet Society-moroccan chapter, MIPS-Maroc (Moroccan Information Processing Society) and ArabWIC. She contributes also to several scientific committees of conferences.

                                              Michelle Russell

                                              Vice President of Programs
                                              Affiliation: AnitaB
                                              Category: Industry
                                              Country: USA
                                              Email: micheller@anitab.org

                                                Hanane Lhannaoui

                                                IT Professional
                                                Category: Industry
                                                Country: Morocco
                                                Email: Lha.hanane@gmail.com
                                                LinkedIn: Hanane Lhannaoui

                                                Bio

                                                Hanane Lhannaoui holds a PhD in computer science from Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs (EMI), Mohamed V University in Rabat. She also holds a master of engineering in computer science from ENSIAS in Rabat. She is an IT professional with 14 years’ experience in managing IT infrastructure projects, IT Security, IT management, IT risk management, IT governance and IT auditing. During her whole experience, she occupied different roles including IT network administrator, IT auditor and IT security manager. She is now working as a Chief risk officer within a governmental department.
                                                Hanane holds the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation, Scrum Master Certification and also ITIL Foundation and COBIT certifications.
                                                She is a member of many professional groups including Arabwic Organization, ISACA-Casablanca and IEEE Morocco WIE.
                                                She has published many papers in her main areas of interests which are: business process management, risk management, business process improvement, business process redesign and risk-aware business process management.

                                                  Hind Lamharhar

                                                  Computer Science Professor and Engineer
                                                  Affiliation: EMI (SIP lab) & INSEA
                                                  Category: Faculty
                                                  Country: Morocco
                                                  Email: hd.lamharhar@gmail.com
                                                  LinkedIn: Hind Lamharhar

                                                  Bio

                                                  Hind Lamharhar is a computer science professor and engineer. She has her PhD on Doctor of Science and Technology Engineering « An engineering solution of semantic web services for e-government: Application to e-Customs » at Mohammadia School of Engineers (EMI), Mohamed V-Agdal University. Her main research interests include e-Government, Ontology, Semantic web technology, Semantic web services, BigData, AI, etc. She works as a researcher at EMI (SIP lab) and as associate professor at INSEA. She collaborates as a reviewer Board Member for some IGI Global journals: The International Journal of Conceptual Structures and Smart Applications (IJCSSA) and International Journal of Software Science and Computational Intelligence (IJSSC).

                                                  Session Title: A review of data life cycle models: Discussion towards creation value on Open Government Data

                                                  Track: Research

                                                    Dr. Lamya Alomair

                                                    Postdoctoral Researcher | Faculty Affiliated
                                                    Affiliation: (KAIMRC) | George Mason University
                                                    Category: Faculty
                                                    Country: KSA/USA
                                                    Email: lamyaoo@gmail.com
                                                    LinkedIn: Lamya Alomair

                                                    Bio

                                                    Dr. Lamya Alomair learned all about the art of transition information and data to knowledge leading the physicians, scientists and healthcare leaders in making critical decisions based on accurate method.
                                                    Dr.Alomair start career as one of the first women in Saudi computer science leading to increase the role of Women at healthcare. Started working at the National Guard Health Affairs as a Programmer Analyst and Database Specialist, She later broadened her knowledge regarding Big Data as a Database Administrator and Manager of Human Resource management system on NGHA .
                                                    Dr.Alomair received her bachelor’s degree in Computer science from King Saud University, Master degree in Health Informatics from King Saud Bin Abdul-Aziz University for Health Sciences. Additionally, in 2017, Dr. Alomair earned her PhD in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology from George Mason University, USA.
                                                    Dr. Alomair is active in other related fields such as occasionally lecturing at the Prince Sultan University, Future Analysts and participating at the King Abdul-Aziz Center for National Dialogue to discussing National issues.
                                                    She is currently as Postdoctoral Researcher at (KAIMRC) And Faculty Affiliated at George Mason University. Her main research is focused on Dengue Virus. She is studying protein interaction and nanoscale molecular dynamics simulation method to determine specific compounds for Dengue Antiviral and propose a way to inhibit key proteins involved in the viral cycle.

                                                    Session Title: Bioinformatics : Overcoming Big Data Challenges in Genetics

                                                    Abstract:

                                                    Bioinformatics has become an important part of many areas of computer and biology. It is an interdisciplinary field that develops and improves on methods for storing, retrieving, organizing and analyzing biological data.
                                                    The Arab world need to focus more on this emerging field. We can advance in the bioinformatic field by providing researchers with better access to analysis and computational approach with high performance computing to advance the understanding of genetics.
                                                    Bioinformatics course will help us contributing to our society positively make the world better place to live with less diseases.

                                                      Dr. Mustafa Jarrar

                                                      Associate professor of Computer Science
                                                      Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                      Category: Faculty
                                                      Country: Palestine
                                                      Email: mustafajarrar@gmail.com
                                                      LinkedIn: Mustafa Jarrar

                                                      Bio

                                                      Associate professor of Computer Science, at Birzeit University in Palestine. He was a Fulbright visiting professor at the University at Buffalo in the USA (2016-2017), a Marie Curie fellow at the University of Cyprus (2007-2009), and a senior research scientist at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (1999-2007), where he completed his Masters (2000) and PhD (early 2005). Prof. Jarrar published +70 in the areas of Ontology Engineering, Lexical Semantics, Natural Language processing, Semantic Web, and Databases. He chaired +30 international research events, a PC member of +100s journals/conferences, a coordinator/manager of 25 large EU project, a full member of the IFIP2.6 on Database Semantics, the IFIP2.12 on Web Semantics, and the UN ESCWA Technology Centre Board of Governors, among others. Prof. Jarrar is also the founder of both Sina Institute for Knowledge Engineering and Language Technologies, and the Palestinian eGovernment Academy. He also was voluntarily serving as an advisor at the Palestinian ministry of Telecom & IT for e-government topics, where he developed and chaired the Palestinian e-Government Interoperability Framework (called Zinnar).

                                                      Session Title: “Building a Big Linguistic Data Graph”

                                                      For more: http://www.jarrar.info

                                                        Rose Robinson

                                                        Senior Director, Women in Tech Evangelist
                                                        Affiliation: Anita Borg Institute
                                                        Category: Industry
                                                        Country: USA
                                                        Email: rosarior@anitab.org
                                                        LinkedIn: Rose Robinson

                                                        Bio

                                                        Rosario (Rose) Robinson is an innovative thought leader, speaker and global transformation change agent in technology and diverse workforce. As a woman technologist for more than 25 years and as the Women in Tech Evangelist for AnitaB.org, she helps further the organization’s mission for 50/50 women in tech by 2025 through stimulating storytelling, thoughtful dialogue and advocating for true representation in tech. Additionally, Rose is involved in social impact projects for criminal justice reform, Computer Science education in minority servicing institutes and #Cancer advocacy.
                                                        Rose works with organizations to assist disenfranchised communities toward financial stability through innovative open source technology. She engages with the Industry Advisory Board she founded at Savannah State University Computer Science department helping increase awareness of Computer Science education, conference, scholarships and open source tech and community opportunities for student and faculty. And as a #BreastCancerSurvivor, Rose also advocates for healthcare access for everyone, more cancer research, early screening, improvements in patient care and support for caregivers.

                                                        Session Title: Technology and a Diverse Workforce

                                                          Hoda AlKhzaimi

                                                          Engineering Director
                                                          Affiliation: Center of Cyber Security, NYUAD
                                                          Category: Faculty
                                                          Country: UAE
                                                          Email: hoda.alkhzaimi@nyu.edu
                                                          LinkedIn: Hoda AlKhzaimi

                                                          Bio

                                                          Hoda A.Alkhzaimi is currently a research assistant professor in New York University and the Director of Center of Cyber Security in New York University AD. She served in different posts for research and development in Cyber Security and Cryptology for the past years. She headed the Department of Research and Development for Cyber Security and Cryptology in different national initiatives in the United Arab Emirates along with her associations to different security initiatives nationally and internationally.

                                                          Alkhzaimi has a specific expertise in cryptology; cryptanalysis, constructing and validating security hardware and software components, constructing trusted security architectures for different environments in different products for the respective industries. Hoda.Alkhzaimi obtained her PhD in Cryptanalysis from Denmark Technical University. Her current research interests include Space, Aerospace, and UAV security, constructing and analyzing cryptographic primitives, validating and investigating links between different cryptanalytic approaches and utilizing cryptographic primitives in different cyber security architectures as in Internet of Things and big data analysis among others.

                                                          https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/academics/divisions/engineering/faculty/hoda-al-khzaimi.html

                                                            George Awad

                                                            Communication & Information Officer
                                                            Affiliation: UNESCO
                                                            Category: Industry
                                                            Country: Morocco

                                                              Rajae Khouimi

                                                              Information System Director
                                                              Affiliation: Bank Al Yousr
                                                              Category: Industry
                                                              Country: Morocco
                                                              Email: Rkhouimi@cpm.co.ma
                                                              LinkedIn: Rajae Khouimi

                                                              Bio

                                                              Rajaa is Information System Director @ Bank Al Yousr the Islamic subsidiary Bank of Banque Centrale Populaire in Casablanca. With more than 20 years experience in Information & integration System field in Banque Centrale Populaire. Rajaa was in charge of implementing multiple solutions to offer a good service to the bank’s client, and software to meet the needs of the different fields in the Bank.
                                                              Rajaa was in charge of implementing the information system of the new Islamic bank BANK AL YOUSR since 2014. Graduate from INSEA (Institut National de Statistique et d’Economie Appliquée) as Computer Science Engineer in 1996 MBA – Ecole Nationale Ponts et Chaussés in 2010 Techwomen Emerging Leader in 2012 PMP certified in 2013 Islamic Banker Certified in 2014 Marathonien , Married with 2 kids.

                                                                Prof. Ouafaa Diouri

                                                                Computer Science Professor
                                                                Affiliation: Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs, Mohammed V University of Rabat
                                                                Category: Faculty
                                                                Country: Morocco
                                                                Email: o.diouri@gmail.com

                                                                Bio

                                                                Ouafaa Diouri is computer science professor at Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs, Mohammed V University of Rabat. She is member of SIP research Team, Rabat IT Center.
                                                                Her research is in the field of network security, IoT and cloud computing.

                                                                  Lamia Ben Hiba

                                                                  Assistant Professor
                                                                  Affiliation: ENSIAS - Mohammed V University
                                                                  Category: Faculty
                                                                  Country: Morocco
                                                                  Email: benhiba.lamia@gmail.com
                                                                  LinkedIn: Lamia Ben Hiba

                                                                  Bio

                                                                  “Lamia Ben Hiba is an Assistant Professor at ENSIAS – Mohammed V University in Rabat Morocco. Her research interests include Social Network Analysis, Graph Analytics and Enterprise Intelligence. She holds a PhD in Information Systems since 2014 and received a Software engineering degree in 2008.
                                                                  Lamia is also co-organizer of the Moroccan chapter of PyData, a fellow at the Mozilla Open Leaders Program, and was awarded a Change Agent Scholar at Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in 2012. ”

                                                                  Session Title: Decision Support Systems success: The intertwining of satisfaction and learning

                                                                    Speakers

                                                                    Pr. Awatif Hayar


                                                                    Affiliation: Hassan II University
                                                                    Category: Faculty
                                                                    Country: Morocco

                                                                    Panelist

                                                                      Ilham Kerdoudi

                                                                      CEO Maroc Numeric Cluster
                                                                      Affiliation: Maroc Numeric Cluster
                                                                      Category: Industry
                                                                      Country: Morocco

                                                                      Panelist

                                                                        Khalid Machchate

                                                                        Serial Techpreneur, CEO and Founder
                                                                        Affiliation: SOS Santé in healthcare
                                                                        Category: Industry
                                                                        Country: Morocco
                                                                        LinkedIn: Khalid Machchate

                                                                        Moderator

                                                                          Prof. Ouafaa Diouri

                                                                          Computer Science Professor
                                                                          Affiliation: Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs, Mohammed V University of Rabat
                                                                          Category: Faculty
                                                                          Country: Morocco
                                                                          Email: o.diouri@gmail.com

                                                                          Session Chair

                                                                            Slimane Bah

                                                                            Associate Professor
                                                                            Affiliation: Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs
                                                                            Category: faculty
                                                                            Country: Morocco
                                                                            Email: slimane.bah@emi.ac.ma
                                                                            LinkedIn: Slimane Bah

                                                                            Session Chair

                                                                              Mohsine Eleuldj

                                                                              Professor
                                                                              Affiliation: EMI
                                                                              Category: faculty
                                                                              Country: Morocco
                                                                              Email: eleuldj@emi.ac.ma

                                                                              Session Chair

                                                                                Houda Benbrahim


                                                                                Affiliation: ENSIAS
                                                                                Category: faculty
                                                                                Country: Morocco
                                                                                Email: benbrahimh@hotmail.com

                                                                                Session Chair

                                                                                Track: Research

                                                                                  Hajar Mousannif

                                                                                  Professor
                                                                                  Affiliation: Cadi Ayyad University
                                                                                  Category: faculty
                                                                                  Country: Morocco
                                                                                  Email: hajar.mousannif@gmail.com
                                                                                  LinkedIn: Hajar Mousannif

                                                                                  Session Chair

                                                                                  Track: Research

                                                                                    Bouchaib Bounabat

                                                                                    Director
                                                                                    Affiliation: Rabat IT Research Center, UM5-R
                                                                                    Category: faculty
                                                                                    Country: Morocco
                                                                                    Email: b.bounabat@um5s.net.ma
                                                                                    LinkedIn: Bouchaib Bounabat

                                                                                    Session Chair

                                                                                      Sara Dahir


                                                                                      Affiliation: High School of Technology of Meknès
                                                                                      Category: Faculty
                                                                                      Country: Morocco
                                                                                      Email: sarah.dahir2012@gmail.com

                                                                                      Session Title: Query Expansion Using DBpedia and WordNet

                                                                                      Track: Research

                                                                                        Sanaa Bader

                                                                                        Computer Science Student
                                                                                        Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                        Category: Student
                                                                                        Country: Palestine
                                                                                        Email: sanabader09@gmail.com
                                                                                        LinkedIn: Sanaa Bader

                                                                                          Samia JNINI

                                                                                          Manager @ Atos Consulting
                                                                                          Affiliation: EMI
                                                                                          Category: Industry
                                                                                          Country: France
                                                                                          Email: jnini.samia@gmail.com

                                                                                          Track: Industry

                                                                                            Salma Belemhani

                                                                                            Senior Consultant
                                                                                            Affiliation: EY
                                                                                            Category: Industry
                                                                                            Country: Morocco
                                                                                            Email: salma.belemhani@gmail.com
                                                                                            LinkedIn: Salma Belemhani

                                                                                              Saja Adem

                                                                                              Computer Science Student
                                                                                              Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                              Category: Student
                                                                                              Country: Palestine
                                                                                              Email: sajaadem@gmail.com
                                                                                              LinkedIn: Saja Adem

                                                                                              Session Title: Finding Jobs

                                                                                              Track: Industry

                                                                                                Romeo Kienzler

                                                                                                Chief Data Scientist, DeepLearning / AI Engineer
                                                                                                Affiliation: IBM
                                                                                                Category: Industry
                                                                                                Country: Switzerland
                                                                                                Email: romeo.kienzler@gmail.com
                                                                                                LinkedIn: Romeo Kienzler

                                                                                                Session Title: The AI universe speaks Python-Lessons learned from a Coursera Instructor

                                                                                                Track: Industry

                                                                                                  Rima Grati


                                                                                                  Affiliation: FSEGS
                                                                                                  Category: Industry
                                                                                                  Country: Tunisia
                                                                                                  Email: rima.grati@gmail.com
                                                                                                  LinkedIn: Rima Grati

                                                                                                    Rebecca Sayej

                                                                                                    Software Developer
                                                                                                    Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                    Category: Student
                                                                                                    Country: Palestine
                                                                                                    Email: Rebeccasayej@gmail.com
                                                                                                    LinkedIn: Rebecca Sayej

                                                                                                      Razan Qraini

                                                                                                      Senior Android Engineer/Chapter Leader
                                                                                                      Affiliation: CTL/ArabWIC Palestine Chapter
                                                                                                      Category: Industry
                                                                                                      Country: Palestine
                                                                                                      Email: r.qraini@gmail.com
                                                                                                      LinkedIn: Razan Qraini

                                                                                                      Session Title: ArabWIC Palestine Showcase

                                                                                                        Nourhan Abusharbak

                                                                                                        Computer science student
                                                                                                        Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                        Category: Student
                                                                                                        Country: Palestine
                                                                                                        Email: nabusharbak.ns@gmail.com
                                                                                                        LinkedIn: Nourhan Abusharbak

                                                                                                        Session Title: Farjine App

                                                                                                        Track: Industry

                                                                                                          Nafisa Ahmed


                                                                                                          Affiliation: University of Sharjah
                                                                                                          Category: Student
                                                                                                          Country: UAE
                                                                                                          Email: u15100708@sharjah.ac.ae

                                                                                                            Nabeeha Fatima

                                                                                                            Business Analyst
                                                                                                            Affiliation: Qatar Computing Research Institute
                                                                                                            Category: Industry
                                                                                                            Country: Qatar
                                                                                                            Email: nfatima@hbku.edu.qa
                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Nabeeha Fatima

                                                                                                              Mohammad El-Ramly

                                                                                                              Assistant Professor
                                                                                                              Affiliation: Cairo University
                                                                                                              Category: Faculty
                                                                                                              Country: Egypt
                                                                                                              Email: m.elramly@fci-cu.edu.eg
                                                                                                              LinkedIn: Mohammad El-Ramly

                                                                                                                Meriem Bettayeb

                                                                                                                Research Assistant
                                                                                                                Affiliation: University of Sharjah
                                                                                                                Category: Student
                                                                                                                Country: United Arab Emirates
                                                                                                                Email: mera-algeria@hotmail.com
                                                                                                                LinkedIn: Meriem Bettayeb

                                                                                                                  Maryam Shaheen

                                                                                                                  Computer Science Student
                                                                                                                  Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                  Category: Student
                                                                                                                  Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                  Email: maryam.shaheen96@gmail.com
                                                                                                                  LinkedIn: Maryam Shaheen

                                                                                                                  Session Title: Gamified historical tour guide

                                                                                                                  Track: Industry

                                                                                                                    Maria Bennani

                                                                                                                    Professor
                                                                                                                    Affiliation: Mohammed V Rabat
                                                                                                                    Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                    Country: Maroc
                                                                                                                    Email: maria.bennani@flsc.ma
                                                                                                                    LinkedIn: Maria Bennani

                                                                                                                      Manar Abu Talib

                                                                                                                      Professor
                                                                                                                      Affiliation: University of Sharjah
                                                                                                                      Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                      Country: UAE
                                                                                                                      Email: mtalib@sharjah.ac.ae

                                                                                                                      Session Title: Inter Blockchain Communication: A Survey

                                                                                                                      Track: Research

                                                                                                                        Lauren McMillen

                                                                                                                        Student at New York University Abu Dhabi
                                                                                                                        Affiliation: New York University Abu Dhabi
                                                                                                                        Category: Student
                                                                                                                        Country: USA (UAE Resident)
                                                                                                                        Email: lm3623@nyu.edu
                                                                                                                        LinkedIn: Lauren McMillen

                                                                                                                          Khawla Asmi


                                                                                                                          Affiliation: MohamedV
                                                                                                                          Category: Student
                                                                                                                          Country: Maroc
                                                                                                                          Email: asmi.smi.khawla@gmail.com
                                                                                                                          LinkedIn: Khawla Asmi

                                                                                                                            Imane Zaoui

                                                                                                                            Research Doctorate
                                                                                                                            Affiliation: Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs
                                                                                                                            Category: Researcher
                                                                                                                            Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                            Email: imane.zaoui@gmail.com
                                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Imane Zaoui

                                                                                                                            Session Title: A personalized e-Gov framework to bridge silos between administrations

                                                                                                                            Track: Research

                                                                                                                              Ilham Qasse


                                                                                                                              Affiliation: University of Sharjah
                                                                                                                              Category: Student
                                                                                                                              Country: United Arab Emirates
                                                                                                                              Email: elyhabaro@gmail.com

                                                                                                                              Session Title: Inter Blockchain Communication: A Survey

                                                                                                                              Track: Research

                                                                                                                                Ikram AKKIYAT

                                                                                                                                PhD Student
                                                                                                                                Affiliation: Mohammad V University in Rabat - Mohammadia School of Engineers
                                                                                                                                Category: Student
                                                                                                                                Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                Email: ikramakkiyat@research.emi.ac.ma
                                                                                                                                LinkedIn: Ikram AKKIYAT

                                                                                                                                Session Title: Building a Process Meta Model Extended for Cycles

                                                                                                                                Track: Research

                                                                                                                                  Ibtihaj Boubagha

                                                                                                                                    Ibtihaj Al Zahdi

                                                                                                                                    Consultante AMOA BI
                                                                                                                                    Affiliation: HTONE
                                                                                                                                    Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                    Country: France
                                                                                                                                    Email: i.alzahdi@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                    LinkedIn: Ibtihaj Al Zahdi

                                                                                                                                      Houda Mouttalib

                                                                                                                                      President
                                                                                                                                      Affiliation: GDG and WTM Morocco
                                                                                                                                      Category: Entrepreneur
                                                                                                                                      Country: Morocco

                                                                                                                                      Session Title: GDG (Google Developer Community) and WTM (Women Techmakers) in Morocco – Activities

                                                                                                                                      Track: Career & Leadership

                                                                                                                                        Houda Fakhkhafri


                                                                                                                                        Affiliation: Mohammed V University
                                                                                                                                        Category: Student
                                                                                                                                        Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                        Email: houda.fakhkhari@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                          Houda El mimouni

                                                                                                                                          PhD Candidate
                                                                                                                                          Affiliation: Drexel University
                                                                                                                                          Category: Student
                                                                                                                                          Country: United States
                                                                                                                                          Email: h.elmimouni@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                          LinkedIn: Houda El mimouni

                                                                                                                                            Hind Lamharhar

                                                                                                                                            Computer Science Professor and Engineer
                                                                                                                                            Affiliation: EMI (SIP lab) & INSEA
                                                                                                                                            Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                            Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                            Email: hd.lamharhar@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Hind Lamharhar

                                                                                                                                              Hasan Abasi

                                                                                                                                              Software Engineer
                                                                                                                                              Affiliation: Google
                                                                                                                                              Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                              Country: Switzerland
                                                                                                                                              Email: abasi@google.com
                                                                                                                                              LinkedIn: Hasan Abasi

                                                                                                                                              Session Title: Machine Learning and Auto Complete

                                                                                                                                              Track: Industry

                                                                                                                                                Hans Boef

                                                                                                                                                Developer Advocate
                                                                                                                                                Affiliation: IBM
                                                                                                                                                Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                Country: Netherlands
                                                                                                                                                Email: hboef@nl.ibm.com
                                                                                                                                                LinkedIn: Hans Boef

                                                                                                                                                Session Title: “1. Power your apps with Watson.
                                                                                                                                                2. Build smart Apps fast and easy! Smart Coffee maker”

                                                                                                                                                Track: Industry

                                                                                                                                                  Hanane Lhannaoui


                                                                                                                                                  Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                  Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                  LinkedIn: Hanane Lhannaoui

                                                                                                                                                    Hanae Elmekki


                                                                                                                                                    Affiliation: EMI
                                                                                                                                                    Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                    Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                    Email: hanae.elmekki@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                    LinkedIn: Hanae Elmekki

                                                                                                                                                    Session Title: A review of data life cycle models: Discussion towards creation value on Open Government Data

                                                                                                                                                    Track: Research

                                                                                                                                                      Hajar El Maghraoui

                                                                                                                                                      PhD Student
                                                                                                                                                      Affiliation: Mohammed V University in Rabat, EMI
                                                                                                                                                      Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                      Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                      Email: hajar.elmaghraoui@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                      LinkedIn: Hajar El Maghraoui

                                                                                                                                                      Session Title: Towards a new generation of farming system: web services based online sales

                                                                                                                                                        Hadeel Musleh

                                                                                                                                                        CS Student
                                                                                                                                                        Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                        Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                        Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                        Email: h.a.m.hadeel@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                        LinkedIn: Hadeel Musleh

                                                                                                                                                          Ghadeer Ghosheh

                                                                                                                                                          Computer Engineering Student
                                                                                                                                                          Affiliation: New York University Abu Dhabi
                                                                                                                                                          Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                          Country: UAE/Palestine
                                                                                                                                                          Email: gog211@nyu.edu
                                                                                                                                                          LinkedIn: Ghadeer Ghosheh

                                                                                                                                                            Ghadeer Abuoda

                                                                                                                                                            PhD candidate
                                                                                                                                                            Affiliation: Hamad Bin Khalifa University
                                                                                                                                                            Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                            Country: Qatar
                                                                                                                                                            Email: gabuoda@hbku.edu.qa
                                                                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Ghadeer Abuoda

                                                                                                                                                            Session Title: Machine Learning on Graphs

                                                                                                                                                            Track: Industry

                                                                                                                                                              Samia ElHanchi

                                                                                                                                                              Senior Manager Project management and customer testing center
                                                                                                                                                              Affiliation: Orange
                                                                                                                                                              Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                              Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                              Email: selhanchi@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                              LinkedIn: Samia ElHanchi

                                                                                                                                                                Hind Kabaili

                                                                                                                                                                ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
                                                                                                                                                                Affiliation: GROUPE ISCAE
                                                                                                                                                                Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                Email: hkabaili@groupeiscae.ma
                                                                                                                                                                LinkedIn: Hind Kabaili

                                                                                                                                                                  Eman Ghazawneh

                                                                                                                                                                  CS Student
                                                                                                                                                                  Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                  Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                  Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                  Email: emanalrami97@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                  LinkedIn: Eman Ghazawneh

                                                                                                                                                                  Session Title: Farjine App

                                                                                                                                                                  Track: Industry

                                                                                                                                                                    Badr Salmi El Idrissi

                                                                                                                                                                    Senior Product Quality Strategist
                                                                                                                                                                    Affiliation: Google
                                                                                                                                                                    Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                    Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                    Email: badrsalmi@google.com
                                                                                                                                                                    LinkedIn: Badr Salmi El Idrissi

                                                                                                                                                                    Session Title: Google Safe Browsing

                                                                                                                                                                    Track: Industry

                                                                                                                                                                      Ayah Soufan

                                                                                                                                                                      Data Scientist
                                                                                                                                                                      Affiliation: University of Southampton
                                                                                                                                                                      Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                      Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                      Email: Ayahsoufan@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                      LinkedIn: Ayah Soufan

                                                                                                                                                                      Bio

                                                                                                                                                                      In 2018 Ayah Obtained Masters of Science in Data Science from the University of Southampton, UK. Before that she worked as Software Quality Assurance Engineer for five years in different companies in Palestine. Also, she is a Co-founder of PalestineTechMeetups. Ayah is Mozilla Tech Speaker, ArabWIC leader, WiDS ambassador and the regional ambassador of Technovation Challenge.

                                                                                                                                                                      Session Title: Machine Learning & Common Voice

                                                                                                                                                                      Track: Industry

                                                                                                                                                                        Asma Amraoui

                                                                                                                                                                        Assistant Professor
                                                                                                                                                                        Affiliation: University of Tlemcen
                                                                                                                                                                        Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                        Country: Algeria
                                                                                                                                                                        Email: amraoui.asma@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                        LinkedIn: Asma Amraoui

                                                                                                                                                                          Aseel Addawood

                                                                                                                                                                          PhD candidate
                                                                                                                                                                          Affiliation: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
                                                                                                                                                                          Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                          Country: USA
                                                                                                                                                                          Email: aaddaw2@illinois.edu
                                                                                                                                                                          LinkedIn: Aseel Addawood

                                                                                                                                                                          Session Title: Online Data Ethics

                                                                                                                                                                          Track: Industry

                                                                                                                                                                            Amanie Brik

                                                                                                                                                                            Research Recruiter
                                                                                                                                                                            Affiliation: Google
                                                                                                                                                                            Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                            Email: amanie@google.com
                                                                                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Amanie Brik

                                                                                                                                                                            Session Title: Your Career at Google – Processes and Tips

                                                                                                                                                                            Track: Career & Leadership

                                                                                                                                                                              Alaa Hammouda

                                                                                                                                                                              Research Assistant
                                                                                                                                                                              Affiliation: Qatar for Computing and Research Institute
                                                                                                                                                                              Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                              Country: Qatar
                                                                                                                                                                              Email: alaakhalil11@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                Aisha Mohamed

                                                                                                                                                                                Research Assistant
                                                                                                                                                                                Affiliation: Qatar Computing Research Institute
                                                                                                                                                                                Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                Country: Qatar
                                                                                                                                                                                Email: ahmohamed@qf.org.qa
                                                                                                                                                                                LinkedIn: Aisha Mohamed

                                                                                                                                                                                Session Title: Machine Learning on Graphs

                                                                                                                                                                                Track: Industry

                                                                                                                                                                                  Pr. Redouane Mrabet

                                                                                                                                                                                  President
                                                                                                                                                                                  Affiliation: Moroccan Internet Society
                                                                                                                                                                                  Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                  Country: Morocco

                                                                                                                                                                                  Panelist

                                                                                                                                                                                    Dr. Mona Dmaidi

                                                                                                                                                                                    Assistant professor at the computer engineering department, An-Najah National University

                                                                                                                                                                                    Mona Nabil Demaidi, an assistant professor at the computer engineering department at An-Najah National University. Mona did her MSc and PhD at the University of Manchester, UK with a specialisation in software engineering. Her research focused on building personalised learning environments using machine learning. In 2018, she published a book and two journal papers which introduces a new platform for auto-generating assessment questions using semantic web. Besides her academic work, Mona is an active member at several societies which globally support women in technology. She has been working with Women in Engineering and Arab Women in computing since 2014, and In 2019, she became the co-managing director for Girls in Tech in Palestine. Mona believes gender equality in the technological sector could only be obtained when women in Palestine have all the support they need from a very young age.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Ruba Awayes

                                                                                                                                                                                      Computer Lab Instructor
                                                                                                                                                                                      Affiliation: An-Najah National University
                                                                                                                                                                                      Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                      Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                      Email: ruba.awayes@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                      LinkedIn: Ruba Awayes

                                                                                                                                                                                      Bio

                                                                                                                                                                                      Ruba Awayes is a computer lab instructor at An-Najah National University, she is passionate about improving society through innovation, teaching, mentorship, and volunteering. She has participated in many social events, taking role in more than one initiative.
                                                                                                                                                                                      She is a co-founder of BePositive initiative that aims to engage social media and facilitate the process of Blood donating, a volunteer at Palestine Tech Meetups, and the Camp Director for the yearly Summer camp in her small village.
                                                                                                                                                                                      She was hosted for a four weeks internship at Mozilla San Francisco during her participation in Techwomen program (Sep-Oct 2017), and continued to contribute with Mozilla in Localization team (L10n) and SUMO (Mozilla Support).

                                                                                                                                                                                      Session Title: Digital Footprints

                                                                                                                                                                                      Track: Industry

                                                                                                                                                                                        Abdelfettah Sghiouar

                                                                                                                                                                                        Google Cloud Engineer, Google

                                                                                                                                                                                        Session Title: Build and Updating Machine Learning model on IoT Devices: learnings from the field.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Google Cloud Engineer @Google Sweden with focus on devops, kubernetes and interest in IoT and Machine learning. Previous to that he worked several years as a devops engineer and sysadmin, long time Linux fan and big OSS supporter.

                                                                                                                                                                                          Maybellin Burgos

                                                                                                                                                                                          Program Manager of Technical Programs, AnitaB.org

                                                                                                                                                                                          Session Title: Introduction to GitHub: Making your first contribution to Open Source

                                                                                                                                                                                          Maybellin Burgos graduated with dual degrees in Computer Science and Japanese, is trilingual, and works as a Program Manager of Technical Programs at AnitaB.org. Her work consists of product, project, and program management with responsibility of over 30 repositories on Systers’ GitHub, managing teams across 13 different time zones and over 600 open source members from various cultures. Additionally, Maybellin launched AnitaB.org’s first virtual codeathon. She’s a fierce, empathic woman and an awkward person when she’s anxious. Her personal growth involves learning how to live with being a codependent and having mental illnesses. Maybellin’s passion reflects helping women find their niche in computing, celebrating differences, and loves to see the women grow in their own style of leadership.

                                                                                                                                                                                          Abstract:

                                                                                                                                                                                          What is open source? What is GitHub? Want to contribute to big open source projects like Mozilla but don’t know how? Let’s talk about starting your first steps in the open source world. We’ll learn about what GitHub is, how to create an issue and pull request, and learning how to make a free website with GitHub’s pages feature.

                                                                                                                                                                                          Open source is incredible way to build a portfolio of projects you care about and collaborate with others outside of class projects! We’ll offer resources as well to continue your journey as an open source developer. Don’t forget to bring your laptop!

                                                                                                                                                                                            Mariama Boujamal

                                                                                                                                                                                            Certified Mobile App Technical Specialist, Google

                                                                                                                                                                                            Bio

                                                                                                                                                                                            Mariama has worked in Google for more than four years and started as an Associate Account Strategist in the Emergent Market Sales teams. She is currently holding the position of a certified Mobile App Technical Specialist working with the top EMEA app advertisers on growing their app business through new user acquisition and user re-engagement. She provides technical consultancy services in regards to clients’ conversion tracking setup, ads formats and new product adoption. Prior to Google, Mariama has started her career in the financial industry as an investment banker..
                                                                                                                                                                                            Mariama has a Masters Degree in Political Philosophy from the London School of Economics, a double B.Sc Degree in Management and Arabic from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London and received a scholarship from the National German Academic Foundation for her academic and charitable achievements.
                                                                                                                                                                                            Mariama is originally from Morocco but lived in Germany most of her life before she moved to the UK. She has lived in Egypt, Italy, Spain, Ireland and Morocco. She loves traveling, reading philosophical books and having passionate debates about global human challenges.

                                                                                                                                                                                            Session Title: Working in the app ecosystem

                                                                                                                                                                                              Sarah Hanna

                                                                                                                                                                                              Data Center Hardware Integration and power optimizations at Facebook

                                                                                                                                                                                              Sarah Hanna completed her Undergraduate and Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University. She joined Facebook in 2011 as an Electrical Engineer on the Data Center Team. In her role on the Data Center team she managed the power distribution, capacity planning, battery monitoring, retrofits, and performance analytics. She is a contributing author in the Data Center Handbook published by Wiley focusing on Electrical Design of Data Centers. She joined the production systems engineering team at Facebook focusing on compute, rack, and power hardware. She was responsible for validating hardware, launching automated tools, collaborating on efficiency gains, sever level power management. She successfully launched over five hardware products. In her current role, she’s focusing on Data Center Hardware Integration and power optimizations.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Summary of presentation:

                                                                                                                                                                                              Facebook operates on a truly unprecedented scale. Managing such incredible amounts of data and traffic requires unconventional thinking and coming up with lightning fast solutions in real time. Our teams design, build, and operate our hardware and data centers. In this talk we’ll be discussing how we’ve built our infrastructure so that we can serve people across the platfrom efficiently and effectively. Everything we build is an essential part of continuing to lay the groundwork for billions more people around the world to connect and share.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Zineb Lamghari

                                                                                                                                                                                                LRIT associated unit to CNRST (URAC 29)
                                                                                                                                                                                                Affiliation: Faculty of Sciences, Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                Email: lamghari_zineb@yahoo.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                LinkedIn: Zineb Lamghari

                                                                                                                                                                                                Session Title: Passage challenges from data-intensive system to knowledge-intensive system related to process mining field

                                                                                                                                                                                                Track: Research

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Zeina Saadeddin

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Master Degree Student in Computer Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Affiliation: Arab American University
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Email: jszeina@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                  LinkedIn: Zeina Saadeddin

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Yamama Shakaa

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Teaching Assistant
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Affiliation: An-Najah National University
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Email: yamama.shakaa@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                    LinkedIn: Yamama Shakaa

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bio

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Yamama holds B.S. in Information Technology. She is a teacher and a lifelong learner. She believes that good education can change the world to a better place. She teaches programing to schools girls. In 2018, her Technovation team won the silver scholarship and the people choice award in Silicon valley for their educational VR game. She is a Mozilla contributor and Mozilla tech speaker . Yamama is a co-founder at Palestine tech meetups and an active member at ArabWIC Palestine chapter.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Session Title: “1. Privacy on the Internet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Immersive Realities for the Web”

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Track: Industry

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Willy Kengne Kungne

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Computer Engineer
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Affiliation: University Of Yaounde I
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Country: Cameroon
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Email: kengnekungnewilly@yahoo.fr
                                                                                                                                                                                                      LinkedIn: Willy Kengne Kungne

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Session Title: Introducing an Artifact-driven language for Service Composition

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Track: Research

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wefa Hakem

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Software Engineer
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Affiliation: Sofrecom
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Country: Tunisia
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Email: hakemwefa@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                        LinkedIn: Wefa Hakem

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wafaa Ouballa


                                                                                                                                                                                                          Affiliation: University mohammed 5 in Rabat
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Email: oubaalla.wafaa@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Wafaa Radwan

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sr. Data Center Engineer/Researcher
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Affiliation: Platel Group-Reach/Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Category: student
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Email: wafaradwan@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Wafaa Radwan

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Session Title: eParking in Smart Cities

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Track: Industry

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Wafa Waheeda Syed

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Research Associate
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Affiliation: Qatar for Computing and Research Institute
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Country: Qatar
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Email: wsyed@hbku.edu.qa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Waad Othman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Computer Science Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Email: wad.othman98@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                LinkedIn: Waad Othman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Session Title: Finding Jobs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Track: Industry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Taida Buljina-Prohic

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Technical Solutins Architect
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Affiliation: IBM Watson Health
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Country: USA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Email: taida.buljina-prohic@us.ibm.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Soumaya Zraidi


                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Email: soumayazraidi@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LinkedIn: Soumaya Zraidi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sondos Sarraj

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Computer Science Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Email: sondos1996sarraj@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      LinkedIn: Sondos Sarraj

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Session Title: Student Portal

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Track: Industry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sirine Taleb

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Research Associate and Instructor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Affiliation: American University of Beirut
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Country: Lebanon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Email: sireen.taleb@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        LinkedIn: Sirine Taleb

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Scholars

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Zohra Bakkoury

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Professor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Affiliation: Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Category: faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Email: bakkoury@emi.ac.ma
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LinkedIn: Zohra Bakkoury

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Zeina Saadeddin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Master Degree Student in Computer Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Affiliation: Arab American University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Email: jszeina@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Zeina Saadeddin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Yousra Gaims

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Technical project manager
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Affiliation: Carta worldwide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Email: yousra.gaimes@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              LinkedIn: Yousra Gaims

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Yousra Elhassan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Computer Science Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Affiliation: NYUAD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Country: UAE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Email: yousra.elhassan@nyu.edu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                LinkedIn: Yousra Elhassan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Yasmin Motawea

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Software Engineer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Affiliation: October 6 University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Country: Egypt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Email: ymotawea@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LinkedIn: Yasmin Motawea

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Yamama Shakaa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Teaching Assistant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Affiliation: An-Najah National University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Email: yamama.shakaa@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LinkedIn: Yamama Shakaa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wefa Hakem

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Software Engineer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Affiliation: Sofrecom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Country: Tunisia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Email: hakemwefa@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      LinkedIn: Wefa Hakem

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wafaa Radwan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sr. Data Center Engineer/Researcher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Affiliation: Platel Group-Reach/Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Category: student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Email: wafaradwan@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        LinkedIn: Wafaa Radwan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Waad Othman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Computer Science Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Email: wad.othman98@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LinkedIn: Waad Othman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Soukaina Firmli

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Research Assistant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Affiliation: Oracle Labs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Email: soukaina.firmli@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Soukaina Firmli

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sondos Sarraj

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Computer Science Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Email: sondos1996sarraj@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              LinkedIn: Sondos Sarraj

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sofia Ghacham

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Telecommunication Engineer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ONCF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Email: s.ghacham@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Slimane Bah

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Associate Professor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Affiliation: Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Category: faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Email: slimane.bah@emi.ac.ma
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LinkedIn: Slimane Bah

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sirine Taleb

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Research Associate and Instructor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Affiliation: American University of Beirut
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Country: Lebanon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Email: sireen.taleb@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LinkedIn: Sirine Taleb

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sarah Al Doori


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Affiliation: ArabWIC Iraq
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Country: Iraq
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Email: Sarah.amer2020@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sanaa Bader

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Computer Science Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Email: sanabader09@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        LinkedIn: Sanaa Bader

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Samira Gouroum


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Email: sgourroum@cmi.co.ma

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Samia ElHanchi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Senior Manager Project management and customer testing center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Affiliation: Orange
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Email: selhanchi@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Samia ElHanchi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Saja Adem

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Computer Science Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Email: sajaadem@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              LinkedIn: Saja Adem

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ruba Awayes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Computer Lab Instructor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Affiliation: An-Najah National University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Email: ruba.awayes@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                LinkedIn: Ruba Awayes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Rebecca Sayej

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Software Developer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Email: Rebeccasayej@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LinkedIn: Rebecca Sayej

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Razan Qraini

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Senior Android Engineer/Chapter Leader
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Affiliation: CTL/ArabWIC Palestine Chapter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Email: r.qraini@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LinkedIn: Razan Qraini

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Rania Fekih

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Software Engineering Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Affiliation: Polytechnique Nice Sophia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Country: France; Tunisia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Email: raniafekih@hotmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Rajae Khouimi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        DSI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Affiliation: Bank Al Yousr
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Email: Rkhouimi@cpm.co.ma
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        LinkedIn: Rajae Khouimi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Raja Ghozi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Assistant Professor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Affiliation: University of Tunis El Manar National School of Engineering Tunis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Country: Tunisia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Email: rjghozi@yahoo.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LinkedIn: Raja Ghozi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Raghda Osama

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Affiliation: Culture & Science City
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Country: Egypt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Email: raghda.osama.alsaid@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Raghda Osama

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ounsa Roudies


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Affiliation: EMI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Category: faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Email: roudies@emi.ac.ma

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ouafa Ben Terki

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                CEO and Founder
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Affiliation: MTY Intelligent Software
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Country: Algeria
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Email: obenterki@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                LinkedIn: Ouafa Ben Terki

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Omnia Abu Waraga

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Reseach Assistant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Affiliation: University of Sharjah
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Country: UAE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Email: omniamohamedalmutasim@hotmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nourhan Abusharbak

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Computer science student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Email: nabusharbak.ns@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LinkedIn: Nourhan Abusharbak

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Nissrine Kai


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Affiliation: Univerity of Tenesse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Country: USA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nisreen Deeb

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        System Analyst
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Affiliation: Mediterranean Shipping Company Lebanon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Country: Lebanon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Email: nisreen.db@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        LinkedIn: Nisreen Deeb

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Naoual ElAboudi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Software engineer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Affiliation: Mohammadia School of Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Email: nawal.elaboudi@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LinkedIn: Naoual ElAboudit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Najeeb Aqel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Software Engineer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Affiliation: An-Najah National University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Email: Najeebaqel@ieee.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Najeeb Aqel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Nagham Jawabra

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              4th year computer science student ||BZU ACM-W chapter Public relations officer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Email: jawabranagham@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              LinkedIn: Nagham Jawabra

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Nagat Masued

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Biomedical Engineer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Affiliation: Karadeniz Technical University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Country: Libya
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Email: najat.elbadri@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                LinkedIn: Nagat Masued

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mouna Edriss


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Email: mounita10000@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mouna Abakarim


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Email: m.abakarim@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mona Dmaidi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Assistant Professor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Affiliation: An-Najah National University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Email: m.demaidi@najah.edu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      LinkedIn: Mona Dmaidi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mohsine Eleuldj


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Affiliation: EMI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Category: faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Email: eleuldj@emi.ac.ma

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mohammad El-Ramly

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Assistant Professor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Affiliation: Cairo University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Country: Egypt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Email: m.elramly@fci-cu.edu.eg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LinkedIn: Mohammad El-Ramly

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Maryam Shaheen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Computer Science Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Email: maryam.shaheen96@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Maryam Shaheen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mariam AlHarmoodi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Computer Engineering Major
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Affiliation: NYUAD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Country: UAE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Email: mah816@nyu.edu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              LinkedIn: Mariam AlHarmoodi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Maha AlMazrouy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                General Engineer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Affiliation: New York University Abu Dhabi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Country: UAE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Email: mam1477@nyu.edu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                LinkedIn: Maha AlMazrouy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Lauren Mc Millen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Student at New York University Abu Dhabi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Country: USA (UAE Resident)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Email: lm3623@nyu.edu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LinkedIn: Lauren Mc Millen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Khloud Saed


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Affiliation: ArabWIC Egypt Chapter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Country: Egypt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Email: Khloudsaed123@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Imen Hamed

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PhD student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Affiliation: Ecole Nationale de sciences informatiques
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Country: Tunisia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Email: hamedimen@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      LinkedIn: Imen Hamed

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Houda Benbrahim


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Affiliation: ENSIAS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Category: faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Email: benbrahimh@hotmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hind Kabaili

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Affiliation: GROUPE ISCAE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Email: hkabaili@groupeiscae.ma
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LinkedIn: Hind Kabaili

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Hiba Ghannam

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Master Student /Quality Assurance Engineer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Affiliation: Birzeit University/ Harri
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Email: hiba.mg.g@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Hiba Ghannam

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hane Elmekki


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Affiliation: EMI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Email: hajar.elmaghraoui@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                hanane Bekkali

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Professor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Affiliation: ENSIAS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Category: faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Email: h.elbakkali@um5s.net.ma

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hajar Mossanif

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Professor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Affiliation: Cadi Ayyad University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Category: faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Email: hajar.mousannif@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hajar El Maghraoui

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PHD Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Affiliation: Mohammed V University in Rabat, EMI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Email: hajar.elmaghraoui@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LinkedIn: Hajar El Maghraoui

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hadeel Musleh

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CS Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Email: h.a.m.hadeel@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      LinkedIn: Hadeel Musleh

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ghita Mezzour


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Affiliation: UIR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Category: faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Email: ghita.mezzour@uir.ac.ma

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ghadeer Abo Uda

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PhD candidate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Affiliation: Hamad Bin Khalifa University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Country: Qatar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Email: dewet.sends@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LinkedIn:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ghadeer Ghosheh

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Computer Engineering Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Affiliation: NYUAD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Country: UAE/Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Email: gog211@nyu.edu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Ghadeer Ghosheh

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Fatine Jebbor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Engineer & PhD student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Affiliation: Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Email: fatine.jebbor@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fatima Zohra Chaibi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                IT Consultant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Affiliation: Alten
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Email: fatichaibi93@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                LinkedIn: Fatima Zohra Chaibi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Eman Maali

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Instructor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Email: emaali@birzeit.edu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LinkedIn: Eman Maali

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Eman Ghazawneh

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CS Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Email: emanalrami97@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LinkedIn: Eman Ghazawneh

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Eithar Yassin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Research Assistant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Affiliation: University of Khartoum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Country: Sudan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Email: eithara.slam@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      LinkedIn: Eithar Yassin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Eithar Elbasheer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Software Engineer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Affiliation: University of Khartoum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Country: Sudan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Email: eithar.alfatih@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Darin Quqas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CS Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Affiliation: Birzeit University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Country: Palestine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Email: darin.jojas@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Boudour Ayachi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lead /Ambassadors Manager/ Developer & IT business consultant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Affiliation: Women Techmakers Bizerte & GDG Bizerte & ArabWIC Tunisia/ WolTech/ Sopra HR Software
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Category: Industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Country: Tunisia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Email: Boudour.ayachi@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Boudour Ayachi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bouchaib Bounabat

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Director
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Affiliation: Rabat IT Research Center, UM5-R
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Category: faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Email: b.bounabat@um5s.net.ma
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              LinkedIn: Bouchaib Bounabat

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Aya Sayed

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Affiliation: ArabWIC Egypt chapter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Country: Egypt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Email: ayas46500@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                LinkedIn: Aya Sayed

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Asma Amraoui

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Assistant Professor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Affiliation: University of Tlemcen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Category: Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Country: Algeria
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Email: amraoui.asma@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LinkedIn: Asma Amraoui

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Areej Alsaafin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Research Assistant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Affiliation: University of Sharjah
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Country: UAE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Email: areej.saafin@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Amira Gamal

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Chapter Leader
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Affiliation: ArabWIC Egypt Chapter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Country: Egypt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Email: Amiragamalyassin@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Amani Boughalmi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Research Engineer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Affiliation: LISI INSAT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Country: Tunisia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Email: amani.boughanmi@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        LinkedIn: Amani Boughalmi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Amal Maurady

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Assistant Professor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Affiliation: Université Abdelmalek Essadi Tanger
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Category: faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Country: Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Email: amal.maurady.ma@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LinkedIn: Amal Maurady

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Amal Al-Saqqaf

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Software Engineer, Master Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Affiliation: ArabWIC Yemen Chapter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Country: Yemen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Email: amalramzi88@yahoo.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LinkedIn: Amal Al-Saqqaf

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Adiba Boufeldja

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ArabWIC Social Media volunteer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Affiliation: ArabWIC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Country: Algeria
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Email: boufeldjaadiba7@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Aseel Addawood

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PhD candidate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Affiliation: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Category: Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Country: USA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Email: aaddaw2@illinois.edu
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