13 NOVEMBER 2019 | MARRIOTT HOTEL, ISLAMABAD

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Event Brief

Learn & Discuss
Opportunities, Challenges &
the way forward partaining to
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

We are at the beginning of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It is marked by emerging technology breakthroughs primarily in these 10 areas:
Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics, Internet of Things (IoT), 5G Broadband, 3D printing, Autonomous Vehicles, Cloud Computing, Blockchain, Biotechnology, Precision Medicine and Augmented Reality.

Keeping in view the importance of this emerging trend, we have invited international subject matter experts from different countries to share the latest AI trends and opportunities for all stakeholders at this platform where ideas, knowledge and technology can be shared.

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Cinque Terre

Mr. Fawad Ahmed Chaudhry

Federal Minister Ministry of Science & Technology

Cinque Terre

Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui

Federal Minister for IT & Telecommunication Govt. of Pakistan

Cinque Terre

Mr. Aamir Ashraf Khawaja

Federal Secretary Ministry Industries & Production

Cinque Terre

Mr. Shabahat Ali Shah

Chief Executive Officer, National IT Board Government of Pakistan

Cinque Terre

Mr. Arshad Mirza

Federal Secretary, Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training

Cinque Terre

Mr. Naeem Zamindar

Advisor for Digital Transformation World Bank & Former Chairman - Board of Investment

Cinque Terre

Dr. Chawki Tawbi

Data & AI and Technical Executive Middle East, Africa & Turkey (MEA) IBM

Cinque Terre

Mr. Jorge Sebastiao

CTO Eco-System Huawei Technologies

Cinque Terre

Ms. Maria Parysz

CEO Kaggle Days

Cinque Terre

Mr. Romain Bottier

Senior Solution Executive HPC & AI, Dell Technologies SEA (South East Asia)

Cinque Terre

Lt. Gen Khalid Asghar(R)

Rector NUTECH

Cinque Terre

Mr. Ghazanfar Ali

Country General Manager Pakistan & Afghanistan IBM

Cinque Terre

Dr. Hassnain Javed

Advisor Pakistan Industrial Technical Assistance Centre Federal Ministry of Industries and Production

Cinque Terre

Dr. Ayub Alvi

Rector, FAST & Chairperson NCEAC

Cinque Terre

Sarah Porter

Founder WorldSummit.ai & InspiredMinds! UK.

Cinque Terre

Prof. Dr. Sohail Asghar

Professor & Chairman CS COMSATS

Cinque Terre

Mr. Saad Waraich

Mr. Saad Waraich Chief Technology & Information Officer PTCL

Cinque Terre

Mr. Hassan Raza

Senior Regional Cloud Solutions Architect Microsoft Middle East & Africa

Cinque Terre

Mr. M Ali Kemal

Economist

Cinque Terre

Mr. Shahzad Shahid

Chairman PASHA

Cinque Terre

Dr. Atif Farid

AI Prof., Adjunct & Senior Research Scientist, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Cinque Terre

Dr. Faisal Kamiran

Dean of Computer Science, ITU, Lahore

Cinque Terre

Mian M Awais, PhD

Professor Computer Science Department, SBA-SSE, LUMS

Cinque Terre

Dr. Faisal Shafait

Professor National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST

Cinque Terre

Dr. Mirza Omer Baig

Associate Professor National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences

Cinque Terre

Mr. Ammar Jaffri

Director General Center of Information Technology ( CIT )

Cinque Terre

Dr. Izza Aftab

Director - SDG Tech Lab Head of Economics Department School of Humanities and Social Sciences, ITU

Cinque Terre

Dr. Zahid Halim

Head, MInG Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute

Cinque Terre

Mr. Sardar Abubakar

Chief Digital & Strategy Officer Telenor

Cinque Terre

Mr. Tahir Mansoori

Founder & Managing Director wizdom.ai

Cinque Terre

Dr. Haroon Sarwar

Assistant Chief SDGs Federal SDGs Section (MoPD&R)

Cinque Terre

Mr. Azhar Zia ur Rehman

Consultant Fourth Industrial Revolution

CONFERENCE AGENDA:

INAUGURAL SESSION

08.45am - 09.15am

Registration

09.15am - 09.25am

Speech by Mr. Naeem Zamindar, Advisor for Digital Transformation, World Bank & Former Chairman Board of Investment

09.25am - 09.35am

Speech by Mr. Shahzad Shahid, Chairman PASHA

09.35am - 09.55am

AI is a Journey - What You Need to Do for a Safer Ride? - Dr. Chawki Tawbi, Data & AI and Technical Executive Middle East, Africa & Turkey (MEA) IBM

09.55am - 10.05am

Speech by Lt. Gen Khalid Asghar(R), Rector, NUTECH

10.05am - 10.15am

Speech by Dr. Hassnain Javed, Advisor, Pakistan Industrial Technical Assistance Centre, Federal Ministry of Industries and Production

10.15am - 10.35am

AI and Future Jobs in Pakistan? - Mr. Jorge Sebastiao, CTO Eco-System, Huawei Technologies

10.35am - 10.45am

Keynote Speech by Mr. Aamir Ashraf Khawaja, Federal Secretary Industries and Production Division, Government of Pakistan

10.45am - 10.55am

Speech by Chief Guest, Mr. Fawad Ahmed Chaudhry, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Science & Technology

10.55am - 11.05am

Memento Distribution

11.05am - 11.25am

Networking Tea

SDGs SESSION

11.25am - 12.05pm

Panel Discussion 1: AI for Good – Role of AI in United Nation’s SDGs Moderated by: Mr. M Ali Kemal, Economist
Panelists:

  • Dr. Izza Aftab, Director - SDG Tech Lab, Head of Economics Department School of Humanities & Social Sciences, ITU
  • Mr. Ammar Jaffri, Director General, Center of Information Techology (CIT)
  • Dr. Haroon Sarwar, Assistant Chief SDGs, Federal SDGs Section (MoPD&R)
  • Mr. Azhar Zia ur Rehman, Consultant, Fourth industrial revolution

12.05pm - 12.20pm

AI Transforming Industries: Farming Use Case? - Mr. Romain Bottier, Senior Solution Executive HPC & AI, Dell Technologies SEA (South East Asia)

FINTECH SESSION

12.20pm - 12.50pm

“Building Economy of Trust for AI by Monetizing Data? - Dr. Chawki Tawbi, Data & AI and Technical Executive Middle East, Africa & Turkey (MEA) IBM

12.50pm - 01.30pm

Panel Discussion 2: AI - Fourth Industrial Revolution

Moderated by: Mr. Ghazanfar Ali, Country General Manager Pakistan & Afghanistan, IBM Panelists:

  • Mr. Saad Waraich, Chief Technology & Information Officer, PTCL
  • Mr. Sardar Abubakar, Chief Digital & Strategy Officer, Telenor
  • Dr. Hassnain Javed, Advisor, Pakistan Industrial Technical Assistance Centre, Federal Ministry of Industries and Production
  • Mr. Azhar Zia ur Rehman, Consultant, Fourth industrial revolution
  • M. Hassan Raza, Senior Regional Cloud Solutions Architect at Microsoft Middle East & Africa
  • Mr. Romain Bottier, Senior Solution Executive HPC & AI, Dell Technologies SEA (South East Asia)

01.30pm - 01.45pm

“How to built the best AI Teams? - Ms. Maria Parysz, CEO, Kaggle Days

01.45pm - 02.10pm

Lunch

ACADEMIA SESSION

02.10pm-02.25pm

"Unlocking Pakistan's true potential with Artificial Intelligence" - Tahir Mansoori,Founder & Managing Director, wizdom.ai

02.25pm-02.40pm

Keynote Speech by Dr. Ayub Alvi, Rector, FAST & Chairperson, NCEAC

02.40pm – 04.00pm

Panel Discussion 3: Academia's crucial role in shaping Pakistan's AI future Moderated by: Tahir Mansoori, Founder & Managing Director, wizdom.ai
Panelists:

  • Prof. Dr. Faisal Shafait, Professor, National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST)
  • Prof. Dr. Mirza Omer Baig, Associate Professor, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences
  • Prof. Dr. Mian M Awais, PhD, Professor, Computer Science Department, SBA-SSE, LUMS
  • Prof. Dr. Faisal Kamiran, Dean of Computer Science, ITU
  • Prof. Dr. Sohail Asghar, Professor & Chairman CS, COMSATS
  • Prof. Dr. Zahid Halim, Head MInG, GIKI

04.00pm – 04.10pm

Closing remarks by Chief Guest of the session, Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Federal Minister
(IT & Telecommunication)

Pakistan's 1st

ARTIFICIAL
INTELLIGENCE

SUMMIT 2019

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