International Group of Artificial Intelligence in association with the Council of Representatives Kingdom of Bahrain, organised a virtual summit of the Second International Conference of Data ‘Future of Everything’ on 30 March 2022. The conference focused on how data has captured the entire world.
The event was joined by top industry leaders including:
- Her Excellency Fawzia bint Abdullah Zainal, Speaker of House Representatives, Kingdom of Bahrain
- Dr Jassim Haji, President, IGOAI
- May Li, Marketing VP, Huawei ME
- Eva-Marie Muller-Stuler, Partner, Consulting Ernst & Young Middle East (Dubai Branch)
- Dr Sawsan Hilal, Assistant Professor, Coordinator of MSc in Big Data Science and Analytics, University of Bahrain
- Dr Eman Mohamed Khorsheed, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Bahrain
- Dr Idoia Salazar, Co-Founder and President, OdiseIA
- Dalal Buhumeida, Event MC
The event was started with a welcome note by Her Excellency Fawzia bint Abdullah Zainal, Speaker of House Representatives, Kingdom of Bahrain and Dr Jassim Haji, President, IGOAI where they offered a warm welcome to all the guests and speakers. The event was moderated by Dalal Buhumeida.
Data and AI in 5G enabled digital verticals
May Li, Marketing Vice-President, Huawei ME spoke on ‘Data and AI in 5G enabled digital verticals.’ Speaking on the current situation of 5G deployment and how it is going to impact different verticals sectors and their challenges, May Li said, “5G is truly accelerating and has become mainstream in leading markets. So, if we look at it as a consumer market, with the technical capability it is also accelerating the digital transformation in verticals sectors.”
Building Trusted AI
Dr Eva-Marie Muller-Stuler, Partner, Consulting Ernst & Young Middle East discussed the building of trusted artificial intelligence and described the five pillars of trustworthy artificial intelligence including Transparency, Fairness, Explainability, Privacy Protection, and Robustness.
Big Data – Today’s World Big-Game Changer
Dr Sawsan Hilal, Assistant Professor, Coordinator of MSc in Big Data Science and Analytics, University of Bahrain spoke on ‘Big Data – Today’s World Big-Game Changer’ and talked about the big data sources and said from all the activities of our daily life we are generating big data. She also took all the attendees on a journey concerning big data as a hot term for the current era to mention its domain of applications and highlight its potential besides the challenges.
A New Hybrid Methodology for Time-Series Data Analytics with An Application on Long-Term Energy Load Forecasting for the Kingdom of Bahrain
Dr Eman Mohamed Khorsheed, Assistant Professor and Department of Mathematics, University of Bahrain explained the classification of load forecasting in terms of planning horizon’s duration – short term forecast, medium-term forecast, long team forecast.
Data and Artificial Intelligence: Challenges for Education
Dr Idoia Salazar, Co-founder and President, OdiseIA spoke over ‘Data and Artificial Intelligence: Challenges for Education’ and said these days everything is moving at a fast pace and we have many impacts of different technologies. Idoia also talked about the ongoing cyber-attacks and fake news and described how it is confusing for people by collecting data.
The conference was concluded with an interesting fire chat session with all the speakers and was moderated by Dalal Buhumeida.