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Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of IEEE Tunisia Section

IEEE Future Innovations Summit

Thursday 28 June 2018

Elgazala Technopark, Ariana, Tunisia

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Add to My Calendar 2018-06-28 08:00:00 2022-06-2818:00:00 Europe/London IEEE Future Innovations Summit The Summit will tackle the issue of the current and future innovation in industry, education, and smart city and their impact in terms of societal transformation. The summit will also address bridging the Gap between Academia, Industry, and Government to benefit the citizens. The summit will be an opportunity to discuss the ethical concerns and behavioral challenges linked to the transformative technologies, and reflect on the key roles of Research & Development, standardization, as well as Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy, in creating the right conditions for bringing cutting-edge technology innovations for the benefit of Humanity. Elgazala Technopark, Ariana, Tunisia IEEE Tunisia Section info@ieee.tn

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The IEEE Future Innovations Summit will be organized on 28th June 2018 by IEEE Tunisia Section; in collaboration with Elgazala Technopark, IEEE Ad Hoc Committee on Africa (AHCA), and IEEE Region 8; and under the patronage of the Ministry of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy of Tunisia.

The IEEE Future Innovations Summit goes behind the scenes of the most innovative and successful technologies to discover how we turn from the current challenges into tomorrow’s innovations. It brings together policymakers, leaders and experts in technology and innovations, with IEEE students and professional members.

The Summit will tackle the issue of the current and future innovation in Industry, Education, Communications, and Smart Cities, as well their impact in terms of societal transformation. The summit will also address bridging the Gap between Academia, Industry, and Government to benefit the citizens.

The Summit will be an opportunity to discuss the ethical concerns and behavioral challenges linked to the transformative technologies, and reflect on the key roles of Research & Development, Standardization, as well as Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy, in creating the right conditions for bringing cutting-edge technology innovations for the benefit of Humanity.

The Summit will provide participants with an opportunity to:

  • Meet IEEE leaders
  • Gain a broader understanding of the latest advances, potential applications and opportunities
  • Network and build partnerships at the national and international level
  • Learn about the benefits of strong cooperation between Academia, Industry, and Government

The opening address will include the talk of James A. Jefferies, IEEE President, followed by keynote addresses and Panel discussion.

The panel discussion will approach how IEEE can help industries to move forward, focusing on:

  • The role of IEEE to advance technology;
  • The challenges of cooperation between IEEE and companies; and
  • The need to bridge the gap between Academia and Industry.

The IEEE Future Innovations Summit will be organized in the occasion of the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the IEEE Tunisia Section. It will be an opportunity to celebrate together the great success of the IEEE Tunisia section, established on June 2008. During the last 10 years, hundreds of IEEE Tunisia section volunteers worked together to brought to +2,500 members more than 1,400 IEEE meetings and hundreds of benefits for students, young professionals, and seniors, through +100 IEEE subunits: technical chapters, affinity groups, student branches, and student chapters. The section’s achievement was awarded on 2017 in Sydney by the IEEE MGA outstanding large section award.

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OUR SPEAKERS

Habib M. Kammoun

IEEE Tunisia Section Chair
from Tunisia

Skander Mansouri

IEEE Region 8 Young Professionals Committee
from Tunisia

Jelel Ezzine

IEEE Tunisia Section Co-Founder
from Tunisia

Mekki Ksouri

IEEE Tunisia Section Co-Founder
from Tunisia

Ilhem Slama Belkhodja

IEEE Tunisia Section Co-Founder
from Tunisia

Mourad Loulou

2009-2012 IEEE Tunisia Section chair
from Tunisia

Mohamed Jmaiel

2011-2012 IEEE Tunisia Section treasurer
from Tunisia

Jaleleddine Ben Hadj Slama

2013-2014 IEEE Tunisia Section Vice-Chair
from Tunisia

Faouzi Bouani

2011-2014 IEEE Tunisia Section Secretary
from Tunisia

Hassene Mnif

2013-2014 IEEE Tunisia Section Treasurer
from Tunisia

Azza Ouled Zaid

2015-2016 IEEE Tunisia Section Vice-Chair
from Tunisia

Nizar Rokbani

2015-2016 IEEE Tunisia Section Treasurer
from Tunisia

Messaoud Amairi

2015-2016 IEEE Tunisia Section Secretary
from Tunisia

INVITED IEEE LEADERS FROM AFRICA

Gloria Chukwudebe

Africa Area Chair
from Nigeria

Abdelouahab Mekhaldi

IEEE Algeria Section Chair
from Algeria

Shedden Masupe

IEEE Botswana Subsection Chair
from Botswana

Eric Kuada

IEEE Ghana Section Chair
from Ghana

Charles Onyango

IEEE Kenya Section Chair
from Kenya

Nasser Assem

IEEE Morocco Section Vice Chair
from Morocco

Raphael Onoshakpor

IEEE Nigeria Section Chair
from Nigeria

Darryn Cornish

IEEE South Africa Section Vice Chair
from South Africa

Lwanga Herbert

IEEE Uganda Subsection Chair
from Uganda

Simon Muwowo

IEEE Zambia Section Chair
from Zambia

Shaun Kaplan

IEEE Africa Area Chair
from South Africa

THE SCHEDULE

Welcome and Registration

8:00

Opening Session

  • Habib M. Kammoun (Tunisia), IEEE Tunisia Section Chair
  • Mohamed Ali Mejri (Tunisia), Elgazala Technopark Director
  • Jim Jefferies (USA), IEEE President
  • Habib Dababi (Tunisia), Secretary of State for the Digital Economy, Ministry of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy of Tunisia
  • Challenges / History of the establishment of IEEE Tunisia Section
    • Adel M. Alimi (Tunisia), IEEE Tunisia Section co-Founder
    • Jelel Ezzine (Tunisia), IEEE Tunisia Section co-Founder
    • Bilel Jamoussi (Switzerland), IEEE-SA Corporate Advisory Group
    • Jean Gabriel Remy (France), 2007-2008 IEEE Region 8 Director
    • Mekki Ksouri (Tunisia), IEEE Tunisia Section co-Founder
    • Ilhem Slama Belkhodja (Tunisia), IEEE Tunisia Section co-Founder
    • Mourad Loulou (Tunisia), 2009-2012 IEEE Tunisia Section chair and co-Founder
    • Mohamed Jmaiel (Tunisia), 2011-2012 IEEE Tunisia Section treasurer
    • Jaleleddine Ben Hadj Slama (Tunisia), 2013-2014 IEEE Tunisia Section Vice-Chair
    • Faouzi Bouani (Tunisia), 2011-2014 IEEE Tunisia Section Secretary
    • Hassene Mnif (Tunisia), 2013-2014 IEEE Tunisia Section Treasurer
    • Azza Ouled Zaid (Tunisia), 2015-2016 IEEE Tunisia Section Vice-Chair
    • Nizar Rokbani (Tunisia), 2015-2016 IEEE Tunisia Section Treasurer
    • Messaoud Amairi (Tunisia), 2015-2016 IEEE Tunisia Section Secretary
  • MOU signatures
    • IEEE (Jim Jefferies) – OIT (Oussama Kheriji) [National Society Agreement]
    • IEEE (Jim Jefferies) – ARSII (Ahmed Maalel) [National Society Agreement]
    • IEEE (Jim Jefferies) – IBM Digital Nation Africa initiative (Mohamed Karim Mokadem)
    • IEEE (Jim Jefferies) – UTICA TIC Federation (Kais Sellami)
  • 10th Anniversary Celebration
9:00

Coffee Break & Open Networking

11:00

Being a Female Entrepreneur and Leader in a Male dominated Industry

by Margaretha Eriksson (Sweden), IEEE R8 Director

11:30

5G: Recent Advances and Future Evolution

by Khaled Ben Letaief (Hong Kong), IEEE Communications Society President

12:00

Industry 4.0

by Roberto Saracco (Italy), IEEE Future Directions Committee Industry Advisory Board chair

12:20

Smart Cities

by Bilel Jamoussi (Switzerland), ITU-T Study Groups Department Chief

12:40

Innovation through Experimentation

by by Cherif Amirat (USA), IEEE Chief Information Officer

13:00

How IEEE can help Young Professionals succeed in their professional life

by Skander Mansouri (Tunisia), IEEE Region 8 Young Professionals Committee

13:15

Panel Discussion about IEEE benefits for Industry

  • Moderator: Adel M. Alimi, IEEE Tunisia Section Chair-Elect
  • Panelists:
    • Sohaib Qamar Sheikh (United Kingdom), IEEE Industry Engagement Committee
    • Jim Jefferies (USA), Retired AT&T and Lucent Technologies Executive
    • Roberto Saracco (Italy), Head Industrial Doctoral School at EIT Digital
    • Khaled B. Letaief (Hong Kong), IEEE Communications Society President
    • Mohamed Tlich (Tunisia), CEO CodinTek
13:30

Closing, Lunch, and Open Networking

14:00

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