AICCSA'2014 Program ( PDF Version )

Program Structure

Mon. 10th November

Tutorial 1 (9am to 12:15pm @ Al-Diwan 2) - Text Quantification
By Dr. Fabrizio Sebastiani
Principal Scientist at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI)
Tutorial slides

Tutorial 2 (1pm to 4pm @ Al-Diwan 2) - Structural Kernels for Automatic Design of Computer Applications
By Dr. Alessandro Moschitti
Senior Scientist at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI)
Tutorial slides (large 50MB PDF)

Workshop 1 (9am to 12:15pm @ Al Wajba Ballroom 1) - International Workshop on Internet of Things, Systems, Management and Security (IOTSMS) Workshop 1 (1pm to 4pm @ Al Wajba Ballroom 1) - Special Session on Big Data Technologies and Their Applications to Cybersecurity (BDTAC)

Doctoral Symposium
9am to 12:15pm then 1pm to 4pm @ Al-Diwan 1
Tue. 11th November
9‐9:30am: Opening Ceremony
9:30‐10:15am: Dr. Ram D. Sriram plenary Keynote - A Vision for Future Healthcare (Keynote slides)
10:45‐12:30pm: Parallel Sessions
PM: Parallel Sessions

Wed. 12th November
8-9am: Keynote - ICT as an enabler for delivering a successful 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ , A. Kawakbi, ICT & Stakeholder Manager, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy 

9am-12pm: Industry Panel chaired by Khalid N. S. Al-Hachemi, ictQATAR
Malike Bouaoud, ictQATAR (Slides)
Steve Whitlock, Boeing (Slides)
Antoine Barbier, Thalès (Slides)
Anas Sawaf, Cisco (Slides)
Fadi Nasser, Meeza (Slides)

1-2:30pm QNRF Research Panel
Panel Chair : Dr. Munir Tag, Program Manager, ICT, Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) - (Slides)

Dr. Somaya Al-Maadeed, Qatar University (Slides)
Dr. Khaled Qaraqe, TAMU-Qatar (Slides)
Dr. Joseph Boutros, TAMU-Qatar (Slides)
Dr. Fethi Filali, QMIC (Slides)
Dr. Peter Hansen, CMU-Qatar (Project 1 - Project 2)

3-5:15pm: Parallel Sessions

Evening: Gala Dinner

Thu. 13th November
8:30-9:30am: Keynote - Mining Patterns in Attributed Graphs: Exact and Approximate Methods (Slides)
Dr. Mohammed Zaki,Principal Scientist at Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI)

9:30-12:30pm: Parallel Sessions
12:40 to 1pm: Closing Session (Closing presentation slides)
2 to 9pm: Desert Safari