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Program

Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah and President of the University of Sharjah (UoS)

Office of Vice Chancellor for Research & Graduate Studies invites you to
2nd Forum for Women in Research 
"Quwa: Empowering Women in Research and Innovation"

Thursday, August 26, 2021 (coinciding with Emirati Women's Day)
Timing: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

​Opening Ceremony 10:00am-10:15am
​Prof. Hamid AL Naimiy, Chancellor, UoS
Prof Maamar Bettayeb, Vice Chancellor for Research & Graduate Studies, UoS
Keynote Speeches 10:15am-11:15am:
Dr. Gizem Akalin, Vice President and General Manager GSK Gulf
Dr. Saif Almheiri, Vice President of Research & Development at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority​
Eman Abdulrazzaq, Emirates NBD Group Chief Human Resource Officer
Panel Discussion 11:30am-1:00pm Post Pandemic Effect on Research
Prof. Dima Jamali, Dean, College of Business Administration, UoS​
Prof. Hakima Amri, Professor, Physiology and Biochemistry, Director, Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences Graduate Program, Georgetown University Medical Center, USA
Dr. Hessa ALGhazal, Executive Director, Sharjah Child Friendly Office, UAE​
Dr. Taghrid Samak, Senior Data Scientist, Google, San Francisco, USA​
​Dr. Safa Nassereldin, Vice President for Jerusalem Affairs at Al Quds University, Palestine
Technical Sessions in Collaboration with R&D DEWA 1:00 PM-3:00​ PM
​Technical Session#1 (1:00-1:30) by R&D DEWA
​Technical Session#2 (1:30-2:00) by R&D DEWA
Technical Session#3 (2:00-2:30) 
Hardware-aware Automated AI for Efficient Deep Learning across Hybrid Deployments: Current Landscape and Future Directions
Dr. Kaoutar El Maghraoui, Principal Researcher, IBM Watson Research Center, USA
Technical Session#4 (2:30-3:00) by UoS
Exhibition for UoS Women’s Achievements in Research​
Announcing the Winners

Happy Emirati Women’s Day!