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Wael William Diab

Vice President, AI, IoT Standardization and Strategy (Futurewei Technologies) - Chair (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial Intelligence) San Francisco, United States of America
Wael William Diab

Biography

Business and technology strategist with 885 patents and published author. Architected strategies and led company technology road maps. Chairs ISO/IEC JTC1/SC 42 committee on artificial intelligence. In IIC Wael is the Secretary of the steering committee and chairs the liaison and technology groups.

Sessions

13:00h
Workshops Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Systems Forum

W4 – Artificial Intelligence:An introductory look at the fundamentals and the role of AI in the digital transformation

Edy Liongosari
Edy Liongosari Accenture Labs Chief Research Scientist
Wael William Diab
Wael William Diab Vice President, AI, IoT Standardization and Strategy (Futurewei Technologies) - Chair (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial Intelligence)
Bassam Zarkout
Bassam Zarkout IGnPower Inc. Executive Vice President
Brad Klenz
Brad Klenz SAS IoT Analytics Architect
Mark Crawford
Mark Crawford SAP Director, Standards Strategy
K. Eric Harper
K. Eric Harper ABB Corporate Research Senior Principal Scientist
28-10-2019 13:00 28-10-2019 16:00 Europe/Madrid W4 – Artificial Intelligence:An introductory look at the fundamentals and the role of AI in the digital transformation

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a key enabler of the fourth industrial revolution. The resulting digital transformation will affect how we work live and play in years to come. AI has been touted as a key enabler in this transformation. The goal of this session is twofold:

- To help you decipher AI: from what it is, to where it has been successfully used and made a significant impact, how to get started, and what the key concerns and challenges in deploying AI

- Discussing how AI will enable the digital transformation through a set of use cases

CC1 - Room 1.4
13:00h - 16:00h CC1 - Room 1.4
10:00h
Congress Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Systems Forum

AI-01 – AI and Cognitive Systems Forum Welcome Address

Edy Liongosari
Edy Liongosari Accenture Labs Chief Research Scientist
Wael William Diab
Wael William Diab Vice President, AI, IoT Standardization and Strategy (Futurewei Technologies) - Chair (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial Intelligence)
29-10-2019 10:00 29-10-2019 10:15 Europe/Madrid AI-01 – AI and Cognitive Systems Forum Welcome Address Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
10:00h - 10:15h Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
15:00h
Congress Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Systems Forum

AI-06 – Artificial Intelligence Industry Ecosystem and Standards Landscape

Wael William Diab
Wael William Diab Vice President, AI, IoT Standardization and Strategy (Futurewei Technologies) - Chair (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial Intelligence)
29-10-2019 15:00 29-10-2019 15:45 Europe/Madrid AI-06 – Artificial Intelligence Industry Ecosystem and Standards Landscape

AI is enabling the digital transformation reach its anticipated potential. This transformative field has impact on areas that range from technology to trustworthiness to Ethics to societal concerns to governance to verticals. Similarly, the stakeholders are numerous and diverse ranging from technologists to practitioners to social scientist and regulators. In reaction to this revolution, the industry and standardization ecosystem have mobilized to the variety of concerns. This session will look at the activities and landscape from an industry and standardization perspective. It will also provide an overview of the latest activities in ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42. SC 42 (Artificial Intelligence) is the international standards committee that carries out standardization activities for artificial intelligence. It is set up as a joint committee.

Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
15:00h - 15:45h Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
15:55h
Congress Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Systems Forum

AI-07 – IIC Emerging Initiatives on Industrial Artificial Intelligence

Wael William Diab
Wael William Diab Vice President, AI, IoT Standardization and Strategy (Futurewei Technologies) - Chair (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial Intelligence)
Said Tabet
Said Tabet Dell Technologies Chief Architect, Emerging Technologies & Ecosystems, CTO Office
Richard Soley
Richard Soley Industrial Internet Consortium Executive Director
Edy Liongosari
Edy Liongosari Accenture Labs Chief Research Scientist
K. Eric Harper
K. Eric Harper ABB Corporate Research Senior Principal Scientist
Dirk Slama
Dirk Slama Bosch Software Innovations Chief Alliance Officer
29-10-2019 15:55 29-10-2019 16:55 Europe/Madrid AI-07 – IIC Emerging Initiatives on Industrial Artificial Intelligence

The application of the AI in the Industrial IoT field is at the center of the next wave of digitalization. The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) is uniquely positioned to lead in this emerging area through its diverse stakeholders that include world leading IT and OT organizations, extensive IIoT ecosystem that it has built through its liaison program and its domain expertise in Industrial AI. This panel will look at the intersection of Industrial IoT and AI, specifically emphasizing the emerging work coming out of the IIC that includes technology deliverables driven by the Industrial AI Task Group, an overview of testbeds looking at Industrial AI applications, domain requirements and end-user interest in Industrial AI. 

Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
15:55h - 16:55h Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
13:00h
Congress Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Systems Forum

AI-24 – Panel Discussion: The Future of AI

Edy Liongosari
Edy Liongosari Accenture Labs Chief Research Scientist
Wael William Diab
Wael William Diab Vice President, AI, IoT Standardization and Strategy (Futurewei Technologies) - Chair (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial Intelligence)
Mark Crawford
Mark Crawford SAP Director, Standards Strategy
Tilak Kasturi
Tilak Kasturi Predii CEO
Shyam Varan Nath
Shyam Varan Nath Oracle Corporation Director, Enterprise Cloud Architect
K. Eric Harper
K. Eric Harper ABB Corporate Research Senior Principal Scientist
31-10-2019 13:00 31-10-2019 13:45 Europe/Madrid AI-24 – Panel Discussion: The Future of AI

Artificial Intelligence is enabling new and emerging aspects of digital business -- from basic and applied research, data and digital infrastructure, industrialization, forecasting, decision making, customer interaction to ethical behavior and regulatory policy and oversight, and this is just beginning. Our panel of experts, taking into account the presentations and panels from this week, will be sharing their perspective on the Future of Artificial Intelligence from a business perspective: where it is heading in the next 3 years and beyond, what aspects of business will be more impacted than others, what challenges business will be facing, and how to best prepare for it.

Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
13:00h - 13:45h Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
13:45h
Congress Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Systems Forum

AI -25 – Closing Remarks

Wael William Diab
Wael William Diab Vice President, AI, IoT Standardization and Strategy (Futurewei Technologies) - Chair (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial Intelligence)
Edy Liongosari
Edy Liongosari Accenture Labs Chief Research Scientist
31-10-2019 13:45 31-10-2019 14:00 Europe/Madrid AI -25 – Closing Remarks Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
13:45h - 14:00h Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
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