Innovation and Bridging the Gap Between AI Research and Industry


Dr. Salim Chemlal

AI Scientist at ZS
Nvidia Deep Learning Ambassador


Walid Daou

AI and Data Science Lead
OCP Group

Dr. Halima Bensmail

Principal Scientist
Qatar Computing Research Institute

Kemal El Moujahid

Product Director
Google TensorFlow

Mehdi Ghissassi

Head of Product Management
Google DeepMind

Dr. Kawtar El Maghraoui

Principal Research Scientist
IBM Research AI

Panel Description

There is tremendous promise in the possibilities that AI offers in transforming industries and countries economic growth and development. Research is at the core of AI advancements; thereafter, companies, governments, universities, NGOs, and others around the world have made substantial investments in Research and Development (R&D), which gave rise to unprecedented innovations. This panel will debate the current state of AI and how it is shaping the world around us. Panelists will share their perspectives on what drives innovation and the role of R&D in the current Fourth Industrial Revolution. The panel will also discuss how to bridge the gap between research in academia and industry.

The panel promises you an erudite discussion between a diverse set of panelists with a rich background around the topic and decades of expertise in the AI space.

December 21nd, 2021

18h00 - 19h30 GMT+1