Seventh International Women in Data Science
(WiDS) Conference

Will be organized by Prince Sultan University(PSU), Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics (AIDA) Lab, in collaboration with Stanford University. The conference aims to foster women's interest and professional participation in data science, engineering, and computer science. WiDS PSU 2024 will bring together high-profile international researchers and industry pioneers. Prince Sultan University (PSU) is the WiDS Ambassador for Stanford, and the conference aims to expose the latest data science research and practices in the Arab Middle East by promoting the exchange of ideas, encouraging mentorship, and interdisciplinary collaboration in line with technological advances in the Kingdom under the umbrella of the Saudi Vision 2030.

WiDS PSU 2024 will allow national and international researchers to present their novel research findings and exchange information with the research community. It will bring specialists, leading researchers, scholars, scientists, and professors from computer science, technology, engineering science, business, education and alternative connected areas to act and exchange ideas concerning the state-of-the-art technologies associated with artificial intelligence, IoT & big data analytics.WiDS PSU will comprise oral sessions, keynote speeches, technical workshops, panel discussions, best regular paper & poster awards, Poster shows, and video shows by specialists in AI, Data Science and IoT domains. WIDS PSU 2024 will be held in a HYBRID MODE from March 03-04, 2024, with LIVE INTERACTIVE SESSIONS AND PRESENTATIONS ONLY opened to REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS.

“WiDS Riyadh @ Prince Sultan University is independently organized by Prince Sultan University to be part of the mission to increase participation of women in data science and to feature outstanding women doing outstanding work.”

Important Dates

  • - Paper Submission Open: October 20, 2023

  • - Full paper submission deadline: December 10, 2023

  • - Acceptance Notification: January 20, 2024

  • - Camera Ready Paper Submission: January 30, 2024

  • - Paper Registration: February 5, 2024

  • - Conference Dates: March 3-4, 2024

Programa Agenda

Topics

We focus on challenges and applications of all fields: computer science, computational biology, cybersecurity, social sciences, medicine, physics, chemistry, law, engineering, mathematics, digital humanities, etc, in the fields of data science.


Track 1: Data Science & Artificial Intelligence for Sustainability


Track 2:Generative AI and ChatGPT: Applications, Challenges, and AI-human Collaboration


Track 3:Data Security, Cybersecurity, IoT


Track 4:DComputer Vision, Natural Language Processing & Large Language Models


Track 5: Big Data Analytics, Data Visualization & Forecasting


Track 6:Data Science & AI Applications in Healthcare; Renewable Energy; Education; Smart Agriculture; Business; Interior Design; Architecture Engineering; Law & Digital Humanities


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Honorary Program Chair

Dr.Ahmed Al-Yamani

President, Prince Sultan University
Riyadh, KSA

Program Executive Chair

Dr.Heba Khoshaim

Vice President, Women Campus; Executive AIDA Lab Member, Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, KSA

Keynote Speakers

Dr.Samar Khan

Director of Strategic Partnership , Royal Commision for Makkah City and Holy Sites

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Dr.Norah Almusharraf

Vice Dean of Admission and Registration , Prince Sultan University

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Dr.Reem Mahjoub

STC , Industry

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Dr.Lamya Abdulaziz AlOmair

Executive Expert “ Advisor” at Technology Foresight and Digital Economy, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of Saudi Arabia

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Dr. Christiane Mueck

Member of the Board of Trustees , Zayed University

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Elina Idrisova

Cross Technology Lead , IBM

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Zainab Abdulsalam

Senior Solution Advisor - SAP BTP Presales

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Dr. Sana Farid

Director - Extended Reality Lab , 3 Lines XR

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Dr.Sharifa Alghowinem

Personal Robots Group, Media Lab, MIT

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Panel Discussion

Dr.Maha AlOsaimi, Mawhiba Alumna

King Abdulaziz & his Companions’ Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity, PharmD

Asma idris fatani

Project Engineer, Government Administration

Dr. Ahad Abdullah AlNameri

Medicine & Surgery

Program

Prof.Tanzila Saba

Program Chair

Ambassador Prince Sultan University, Women in Data Science, Leader Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics(AIDA) Lab; Associate Chair, Information Systems Dept, College of Computer and Information Sciences, Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ms Fatima Khan

Program Organizing Chair

WiDS Co-Ambassador; Associate Director Evaluation and Academic Accreditation Center; Research Member AIDA Lab, Prince Sultan university

Dr.Amjad Rehman

Publication Chairs

Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics (AIDA) Lab, College of Computer and Information Sciences, Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Ahmad Taher Azar

Publication Chair

Automated Systems & Soft Computing Lab (ASSCL), College Of Computer & Information Sciences, Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Technical Program Committee Chairs

Prof.Tanzila Saba

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr.Suliman Fati

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Anees Ara

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr.Tariq Mehmood

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Technical Program Committee

Prof.Mubashir Husain Rehmani

Munster Technological University, Ireland

Dr.Yasir Javed

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof.Usman Ghani

University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore,Pakistan

Prof.Mubashir Husain Rehmani

Munster Technological University, Ireland

Local Organizing Committee

Ms. Fatima Khan

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr.Yasir Javed

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Fatima Azmi

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof.Mubashir Husain Rehmani

Munster Technological University, Ireland

Dr. Fadhah Alenezi

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ms. Somaiah Saeed Haif

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ms. Roaa Abid

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ms.Fawzia Goni

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ms.Fatima Ambreen

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ms Salma Idris

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr.Rehman Khan

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Datathon Committee

Prof.Tanzila Saba

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ms Erum Afzal

Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany

Dr.Anees Ara

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr.Deep Kothadiya.

AIDA Lab, CHARUSAT, India

Workshops & Posters Committee

Dr.Walaa Wmetwally

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr.Maya John.

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ms Hanaa Ahmed

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ms Roohi Jan

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ms.Jalila Zouhair

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ms Nermeen Hakim

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Publicity Chairs

Mr Musharraf Muhana

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabi

IEEE Liaison Committee Chairs

Dr. Ibrahim Abu Nadi

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Ibrahim Nasar

IEEE Western Saudi Arabia Section, Saudi Arabia

Logistics Committee

Ms Nora Al-Mohaya

Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Publication

WiDS PSU 2024 proceedings will be published in IEEE Xplore. Extended high-quality selected papers will be published in the Journal of Advances in Information Technology (Scopus-indexed; IF:1.0), International Journal of Intelligent Engineering Informatics (Scopus Indexed,IF :(Clarivate Analytics) 2023 6.3), International Journal of Computers and Applications. (Scopus-indexed)

Location

The conference will be held at Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, location "Auditorium Building 105, PSU''. There will be online live participation for presenters and attendees outside KSA.