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Amal El Fallah-Seghrouchni

Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni is Professor at Sorbonne University - Faculty of Science and Engineering and is currently in delegation to the CNRS. She is a researcher at LIP6 where she leads the Multi-Agent Systems Group. Her research focuses on the design of autonomous systems and ambient intelligent applications. She develops an approach based on cognitive agents and multi-agent systems. This includes coordination models (negotiation, distributed planning, interaction protocols) and the programming of contextual systems based on adaptation and learning (collective learning, mobile agents, spatio-temporal design). Her research themes are used in a large number of applications in the areas of complex system design, simulation, contextual applications and smart cities. These applications are supported by a large number of industrial collaborations and by several international collaborations.

Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni has also held a number of scientific responsibilities in leading international organizations (eg General Chair at AAMAS 2020, Track Chair at AAMAS 2019, Track Chair at IJCAI 2019, Chair of the APIA 2019 Program Committee, elected member to IFAAMAS and EURAMAS boards, etc.). She has also published numerous books and articles in the best conferences of Artificial Intelligence and Multi-Agent Systems.


Knowledge Management in the era of Smart Cities

The smart city of the future is a new way of thinking and designing the urban space. Resilient, safe and enjoyable, it will seek to offer easy and sustainable mobility as well as various intelligent, personalized and adaptable services.

Building the smart city of the future raises two big challenges. The first challenge is technological; it requires a high level of information and communication technologies.

The second challenge is societal because it is fundamental to put the human at the center of technological developments.

In this talk, we will discuss the requirements of the smart city of the future, the potential contributions of Artificial Intelligence, multi-agent systems and the important place of knowledge management to bring intelligent services into the Smart City of the future.


Nasser Kettani

Nasser Kettani, a graduate of Orsay University, in Computer Engineering and Cognitive Sciences, is an expert, lecturer, teacher and author in information technology with over 30 years of experience in computer science and the software industry in particular. He has worked for leading IT companies in several countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He is the CEO and founder of KDC (Kettani Digital Consulting).

Before starting his own consulting business in Digital Transformation, Nasser Kettani spent 13 years with Microsoft Corporation in various roles, including Director General for North Africa and Director General and Chief Technology Officer for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) in charge of digital transformation, modern technologies such as the Cloud, and industrial and governmental relations for the development and promotion of policies, regulations, and standards in ICT.

Nasser Kettani advises private and public sector institutions in their quest for digital transformation by evaluating the impact of major technological changes on their business and by helping them build strategies and roadmaps that enable them to make the most of these major innovations.

Nasser's areas of expertise covers, among other things, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, CyberSecurity, Data Privacy, Accessibility, Innovation, e-government, Smart-Cities, E-Education, Internet Governance.

Nasser Kettani is the Rapporteur of the ITU-D Study Group on "access to emerging technologies such as Cloud Computing, OTT and M-Services for developing countries ». Nasser has extensive experience in the development of international standards. He has written many articles and a book on software design and modeling "from Merise to UML". He has been a lecturer on best software development practices at Dauphine University, Paris France and has delivered hundreds of lectures to ICT conferences around the world.


Digital Transformation: Myths and Realities

2018’s buzz word was definitely Digital Transformation and certainly, everybody is becoming Digital Transformation expert. But what digital transformation embodies is more profound than digitization of specific processes, customer experiences, establishing digital factories, doing open innovation with star-ups, applying tools such as deign thinking. This talk will cover the founding principles of Digital Transformations, the reasons behind this motion, and will provide a framework for a successful digital transformation together with tools to building its own roadmap.

Keywords: #digital_transformation #platform_economy #Infonomics #customer_experience #employee_experience #business_models #knowledge


Rim Faïz

Dr. Rim Faiz obtained her Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Paris-Dauphine, LAMSADE Lab., in France. She is currently a Professor in Business Computingat the Institute of High Business Study (IHEC Carthage) at University of Carthage, in Tunisia and is currently responsible of the Master "Big Data in E-Commerce" and also President of the Jury of the IHEC Entrepreneurship Project Challenge. Dr Rim Faiz is a researcher at LARODEC Lab. Her research interests include Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Information Retrieval. She has published several papers and has served as PC member and reviewer for several international conferences and journals. She has been invited as keynote speaker in several International Conferences and Universities.


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