Speed Networking & Registrations

9:00-9: 10 am

Opening Video & Remarks: Dr. Rimah Al Yahya, Vice Rector Female campus, Executive Supervisor WiDS Riyadh Prince Sultan University.

9:10-9:30 am

Keynote 1

Dr. Tanzila Saba,WiDS Ambassador Riyadh Prince Sultan University

On Data Science and Machine Learning: Best Practices and Future

9:30- 9:35 am

Q & A

Technical Vision Talks    (9:35-11:55 am)  

9:35- 10:00 am

Panel discussion: Future of Data Science in Education    Ms. Suhad Aiadi - Moderator

Dr. Tasneem Ali, Faculty of General Science Department (Statistics), Dr. Rafida Obaid, Faculty of General Science Department (Statistics),Dr. Elham Dannoun , Faculty of General Science Department (Physics)                                    Dr. Najia Saqib, Faculty of College of Business Administration(Finance Department)

Ms. Saima Rashid, Faculty of General Science Department (Mathematics/ Statistics), Director Center of Statistics

10:00 -  10:05 am

Q & A

10:05 - 10:20 am

Noura A. S. Al Aquil, Innovation Lead at SAP

10: 20 – 10:25 am

Q & A

10:25 -10: 45 am

Marie Wallace - Analytics Strategist and Solution Architect IBM, Ireland

On Humanizing Analytics; Putting Society at the Center of AI Innovation

10: 45 -10:55 am

Q & A

10:55 -11:10 am


11:10 -11:25 am

Dr. Emna Chikhaoui, Vice Dean College of Law Prince Sultan University                                                                         On Privacy and Security Issues in the Use of Clouds in e-Health in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

11:25- 11:30 am

Q & A

11:30 -11:50 am

Dr. Hala M. Alshamlan: Assistant Professor IT Department, King Saud University, Research Fellow Kamm Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA

On Data Science and Bioinformatics: Importance, Research Problems, and Applications

11:50 -11:55am 

Q & A     

11:55-12:00 am 


12:00 – 12:30 pm

Prayer & Refreshment Break

12:30 -12:55am

Keynote 2   Roosi Maagi – SAP Regional Solution Advisor for Predictive Analysis & Machine Learning

12:55-  1:05 pm

Q & A

Technical Vision Talks:  (1:00 – 2:00 pm)

1:05 – 1:25 pm

Dr. Orchida Fayez, Director of UL Courses, Dr. Hala Ismail, Acting Chair Applied Linguistics Department, Prince Sultan University On Big Data Analysis in the Teaching, Learning and Research of Humanities:Qualitative Frontiers

1:25- 1:30 pm

Q & A

1:30-1:50 pm 

Asma AL-Otaibi, Senior IT System Analyst at Saudi Aramco      On Big Data Architecture

1:50 – 1:55 pm

Q & A

1:55 – 2:15 pm

 Dr.Eva-Marie Muller, Chief Data Scientist IBM Cloud, Hanadi Wali, Sales Operations Advisor at IBM

2:15 – 2:20 pm

Q & A

2:20  – 2:30 pm

Closing remarks: Dr. Iman Al Momani, Co-Chair WiDS Riyadh, Associate Director Research and Initiative Center PSU

Parallel Workshop Sessions: (3:00 - 4:00 pm)

  1. An Introductory Workshop on Qualitative Data Analysis Using NVivo

Dr. Amira Khattak,, PhD International Business,                        Certified Trainer for NVivo by QSR International Australia

  1. SPSS Exploratory Workshop for Quantitative Research and Techniques

Saima Rashid, IBM Certified Specialist, SPSS

  1. Applied Machine Learning in Python: Introductory Session

Dr. Souad Larabi, Assistant Professor Computer Science,

Athoug AlSoughayer, Faculty PSU, Front End Developer | UI/UX Designer | Game Designer, Researcher New York University Game Innovation Lab