Day Zero

Sunday, 17 February 2019

17:00 – 20:00

Welcome  Reception

Panorama Restaurant & Bar

Day One

Monday, 18 February 2019

08:00 – 16:00

Registration, Reception of Convention Space

09:30 – 10:00

Opening – Botanical Conference Room

  • Mr. Stephen R. Schmidt, ITS Chair Person
  • Dr. Ahmed Ghalab, President of Aswan University
  • Eng. Mostafa Abd El-Wahed, NTRA Acting As Executive President
  • H.E. Mr. Ahmed Ibrahim, Aswan Governor
  • H.E. Dr. Amr Talat, Minister of Communications and Information Technology

10:00 – 11:00

Keynote Speeches – Botanical Conference Room

  • Dr. Pierre De Vries, University of Colorado
  • Dr. Eesa Bastaki, President of Dubai University

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break, Reception of Convention Space

11:30 – 13:00

Panel

(Current Developments in Artificial Intelligence)

Botanical Conference Room.

  • Prof. Jason Whalley, Newcastle Business School, United Kingdom
  • Mr. Stephen Schmidt, TELUS Communications
  • Prof. Patricia Hirl Longstaff, Syracuse University
  • Dr. Omar Nasr, Cairo University
  • Mr. Emad Elazhry, Vodafone Egypt

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch, Orangerie Restaurant

14:30 – 16:00

Panel

(Smart Transformation in the IoT Era)

Botanical Conference Room.

  • Dr. Abdulhadi Aboul Mal, ETISALAT Group.
  • Dr. Muneer Zuhdi, Nokia
  • Dr. Emad Eldin Helmy Khalil, CERT – NTRA
  • Mr. Amr Ahmed, Orange Egypt
  • Dr. Ramy Ahmed, NTRA
  • Mr. Medhat Mohamed, Huawei Technologies

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break, Reception of Convention Space

16:30 – 18:00

Parallel Session (4)

Parallel Session (5)

Parallel Session (6)

18:30 – 21:30

Gala Dinner

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel

Day Two

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

08:00 – 16:30

Registration

09:00 – 10:30

Panel

Current Developments in Artificial Intelligence)

Botanical Conference Room

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

Track A
(Papyrus meeting room)

Track B
(Lily meeting room)

Track C
(Lotus meeting room)

11:00 – 12:30

Parallel Session (7)

Parallel Session (8)

Parallel Session (9)

12:30 – 13:00

Information Session

(ITU & Academia)

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:30

Panel

(5G Regulatory Challenges and the Way Forward)

Botanical Conference Room

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:30

Parallel Session (10)

Parallel Session (11)

Parallel Session (12)

18:30 – 21:30

Sound & Light Show

“Philae” Island

Day Three

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

08:00 – 16:30

Registration

09:00 – 10:00

Keynote speech

Botanical Conference Room

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break

Track A
(Papyrus meeting room)

Track B
(Lily meeting room)

Track C
(Lotus meeting room)

10:30 – 12:00

Parallel Session (13)

Parallel Session (14)

Parallel Session (15)

12:00 – 12:30

Youth Session

(Engaging Talented Young Researchers and Students)

Botanical Conference Room

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 15:00

Panel

(Impact of Technological Change on Labor Market)

Botanical Conference Room.

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:00

Parallel Session (16)

Parallel Session (17)

Parallel Session (18)

17:00 – 18:00

Closing Ceremony

Botanical conference room

20:00 – 22:00

Free Tour

Day Four

Thursday, 21 February 2019

10:00 – 20:00

Excursion – Nile Cruise, including:

  • Aswan Botanical Garden
  • Gharb Sohail Village
  • Lunch at Nubian Restaurant
  • Nuba Museum