Dr. Lama Moussawi-Haidar – Associate Professor of Management Science, AUB Ambassador of Stanford WiDS Olayan School of Business American University of Beirut
Dr. Fadlo Khuri – President of the American University of Beirut
Dean Lina Obeid – Dean of Research, Professor of Medicine, Scientist and Biomedical Researcher Stony Brook University, USA
Dr. Anissa Abi Dargham – Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair of Research Stony Brook University, USA Lecturer, Columbia University, USA
Topic: PET imaging analysisMs. Tuba Islam – Global Data Analytics Solutions Manager SAS, UK Topic: Building the process for applied data science in health Dr. Farah Naja – Associate Professor, Nutritional Sciences Analytics Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, American University of Beirut Topic: Data analytics in health care and dietary patterns Moderator: Dr. Chantal Farra – MD Associate professor, Director of Medical Genetics Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut
Dr. Ayse Basar Bener Professor – Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Director of Data Science Laboratory, Academic Director of Big Data, IBM Canada Software Laboratory, Affiliated Scientist, LiKa Shing Knowledge Institute Ryerson University, Canada
Dr. Nesreen Ghaddar – Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Qatar Chair in Energy Studies, Director of the Minub and Angela Masri Institute of Energy and Natural Resources Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, American University of Beirut Topic: Data science and modeling to impact human behavior for energy conservation Dr. Marriette Awad – Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty of Engineering, American University of Beirut Topic: Machine learning applied to power, computer, architecture, health, and multimedia Dr. Christine Priesach – Head of Data Science IoT and Predictive Maintenance SAP, Germany Topic: How to implement data science in IoT applications Dr. Rouwaida Kanj – Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, American University of Beirut Topic: Importance sampling and rare events for reliable chip design Moderator: Dr. Fatima Abu Salem – Associate Professor of Computer Science Computer Science Department, American University of Beirut
Ms. Fadwa Mohanna – IoT and Big Data Co-Founder, Markelligent, UAE Ms. Siroun Shamigian – AI and Data Analytics for Education Co-Founder, Kamkalima, Lebanon Ms. Priscilla Elora Sharuk – Computer and Network Security Co-Founder, MYKI, Lebanon Ms. Lubna Rashid – Data Analytics for Refugee Crisis Management The Technical University of Berlin, Germany Moderator: Mrs. Fida Kanaan Kharrat – Director of Executive Education Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut
Ms. Samina Rizwan – Senior Director & Domain Leader for Big Data and Analytics, Middle East and Africa Oracle, UAE Topic: The rise of data capital Dr. Nadia Massoud Professor & Chair of Finance, Associate Dean of Research Melbourne Business School, Australia Topic: The benefits of Big data for financial intermediaries and regulators. Dr. Ghida Ibrahim – Senior Data Scientist Liberty Global, The Netherlands Topic: TV programs and video products recommendation at Liberty Global Co-Presenters: Ms. Rima Semaan – Data Scientist Microsoft, Gulf Ms. Daniela Colombo Advanced Analytics Specialist Microsoft, EMEA(Europe, Middle East and Africa) Topic: Applications of data science in retail, aviation, banking, and education in the MENA. Moderator: Dr. Lina Daouk-Oyry – Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior, Director of Evidence-Based Healthcare Management Unit Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut
Dr. Lama Moussawi-Haidar
Ms. Rima Semaan – Data Scientist Microsoft, Gulf Ms. Daniela Colombo Advanced Analytics Specialist Microsoft, EMEA(Europe, Middle East and Africa) Subject: Applications of data science in retail, aviation, banking, and education in the MENA.
Ms. Priscilla Elora Sharuk – Computer and Network Security Co-Founder, MYKI, Lebanon Dr. Sara Najem – Researcher National Center for Remote Sensing National Council for Scientific Research Lebanon
Dr. Christine Preisach Head of Data Science IoT and Predictive Maintenance SAP, Germany Subject: Data science in IoT: what is different, what is not.