*Color code:Gray : Breaks,Dark Blue : Common talks,Pink : AI,Light Blue : Cybersecurity

  • Sunday, October 22, 2023
  • Monday, October 23, 2023
  • Tuesday, October 24, 2023
  • Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Sunday, October 22, 2023
Day 1
8:00 – 9:00 Welcome Coffee & Registration
9:00 – 9:40 Opening Ceremony
9:40 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 10:30 Keynote Speaker
Brigadier General Fahad Al-Adhba
Speaker from The Gulf Academy for Strategic and Security Studies
Talk title: Technological Transformation of Modern Warfare
10:35 – 11:15 Keynote Speaker(Ai)
Dr. Simon See
Senior Director, Chief Solution Architect and – Global Head, NVIDIA AI Technology Center
Talk title: Science, Mathematics, and AI
11:25 – 12:00 Keynote Speaker (AI)
Nancy Wang
Director of Engineering & GM, Amazon Web Services
Talk title: AI in Innovation
12:15 – 13:00 Keynote speaker (Cyber)
Prof. Wengliang Du
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University
Talk title: SEED Labs and Internet/Blockchain Emulator for Cybersecurity Education
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:30 AI Session
Dr. Rafael Dean Brown
Qatar University College of Law (14:00-14:40)
Title: Future Ethical, Moral, Social. And Regulatory Dilemmas in AI

Cybersecurity session

Dr. Issa Khalil
(14:00 – 14:40)
Principal Scientist in the Cybersecurity Group at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI)
Title: Multi-Instance Adversarial Attack Against GNN-Based Malicious Domain Detection

Cybersecurity session

Prof. Norbik Bashar Bin Idris
(14:45 – 15:30)
IIUM, Malaysia
Title: AI-Powered Cybersecurity: Navigating the Future
15:30 – 17:00 AI Session
Dr. Susu Zughaier
Qatar University College of Medicine (15:20 – 16:00)
Title: AI Applications for Infectious Diseases

Innovation and Startups Showcase
AI Coding Competition Announcement & Workshop
Qatar University College of Law (14:00-14:40)
Monday, October 23, 2023
Day 2
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome Coffee
9:15 – 10:50 (9:15-9:55) AI Session
Prof. Irwin King
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Federated Machine Learning
Title: Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence with Federated Learning.
Cybersecurity Panel Session
Title: Future Technologies Related to Cybersecurity
Moderator: Dr. Devrim Unal, Research Associate Professor KINDI Center for Computing Research
Kenan Begovic (BeIN) Abdullatif Shikfa (University of Doha for Science and Technology) Manoj Chandrasenan (Qatar Energy) Wengliang Du (Syracuse University) Norbik Bashar Idris (IIUM)
(10:00-10:40) AI Session
Dr. Mejdal Al Qahtani
King Saoud University
Title: “Empowering Digital Learning with Generative AI.”
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:35 AI Session(10:55 – 11:35)
Dr. Anis Koubaa
Prince Sultan University – Aide To The President On PSU Research Governance, Research and Initiatives Director, Executive Director of the Innovation Center
Title: The Rise of Generative AI: Does Human Expertise Have an Expiry Date?
Cybersecurity Session
Dr. Adnan Akhunzada
Associate Professor at University of Doha for Science and Technology
Title: IBAC: Internet of things, blockchains, AI and cybersecurity
11:40 – 12:15 AI Session
Dr. Abdulsalam Al-Yafei
IS/IT & Engineering Group Manager from Qatalum
Title: The Future of Industry – AI
Cybersecurity Session
Dr. Osmanbey Uzunkol
Professor at Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences
Title: Secure and Verifiable Outsourcing Schemes of Security Critical Computations
12:20 – 12:55 AI Session (9:15-10:00)
Dr. Anshumali Shrivastava
Founder: Third AI Corp. Associate Professor, Computer Science Rice University
Title: Introducing BOLT2.5B, the world’s first Generative LLM entirely pre-trained on a CPU-Only
Cybersecurity Session
Prof. Joseph Boutros
Texas A&M University Qatar
Title: Coding for Quantum Key Distribution
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:30 AI Panel (AI in Innovation)
Title: AI in Innovation
Cybersecurity Session
Dr. Atif Ahmad
Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne’s School of Computing & Information Systems
Title: Organizational response to cyber attacks: An evidence-based study of an exemplar firm
15:40 – 17:00 Ideation Competition Announcement and Launch Cybersecurity Session
Dr. Dan Dongseong Kim
Associate Professor at the University of Queensland, School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering risbane, Australia
Title: Novel Proactive Cyber Defence – Moving Target Defense (MTD): Introduction and Future Challenges
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Day 3
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome Coffee & Training Registration
9:15 – 10:50 9:15 – 10:00 AI Session
Dr.Eng.Fadi Nasser
Chief Commercial Officer of MEEZA
Title: How AI and Advanced Data are changing the way we work and live
Cybersecurity Competition Training
Dr. Abdelhak Belhi
Dr.Armstrong Nhlabatsi
Dr. Nabil Litayem
10:50 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 13:00 11:00 – 12:15 AI Panel Discussion
Title: AI in Healthcare
Moderator: Yosra Magdi
Panelists:Dr. Mohammad Saad
Dr. Arfan Ahmed
Dr. Susu Zughaier
Dr. Ahmed Serag
Dr. Mahmood Adil
Dr. Max Renault
Cybersecurity Workshop 
Dr. Abdelhak Belhi
Dr.Armstrong Nhlabatsi
Dr. Nabil Litayem
12:20 – 13:00 AI Session
Mr. Yahia Selim
Aljazeera Network
Title: How AI is changing newsrooms worldwide?
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 17:00 AI Coding Competition Cybersecurity Workshop
Prof. Osmanbey Uzunkol

Title: Elliptic Curve Cryptography and Practical Applications (Blockchain and Internet of Things)
Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Day 4
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome Coffee & Competitions Registration
9:15 – 11:00 9:15 – 10:15 AI Session
Dr. Oussama El Ghoul – Mada Center

Title: Bridging Gaps: How AI Enhances Inclusivity for Individuals with Disabilities
Cybersecurity Competition
Live Fire Cyber Security Competition
10:20 – 11:00 AI Session
Dr. Mahmood Adil Ministerial Advisor, Ministry of Public Health, Qatar, Global Clinical Data & Digital Lead, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK
Title: Harnessing AI in Healthcare in Qatar: Learning from International Best Practice
11:00 – 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 – 14:00 Ideation Competition Pitching Day Cybersecurity Competition
Live Fire Cyber Security Competition
14:00 – 15:00 Winners Presentation & Closing Remarks
Hackathon Winners Announcement / Lunch