Invited Speakers

Title: Cooperative Classical and Quantum Communications
University of Southampton, UK                                        
Title: Self-Healing in 5G Wireless Networks: The Fault Mitigation Function
Ahmed E. Kamal
Iowa State University, USA                                        
Title: Designing a new geography server emphasizing quality and areas often ignored such as e.g. cultural issues
Hermann Maurer
Graz University of Technology, Austria                                        
Title: Building off-grid photovoltaic-wind systems with low cost operation in rural areas in developing countries
Nedim Tutkun
Düzce University, Turkey                                        
Title: Edge Clouds: Architectures and Deployment Models
Omer F. Rana
Cardiff University, UK                                        
Title: Telecommunication Engineering as Distinct Education Discipline Reflections on the TEE Movement and What Lies Ahead
Tarek El-Bawab
Jackson State University, USA.                                        
Title: Analysis of Educational Acute Syndromes: The Failed Class Room?
Ashraf Iqbal
University of Central Punjab, Pakistan                                        
Title: Moving Towards Smart Cities: Initiatives and Challenges
Bhawani S. Chowdhry
Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan                                        
Title: Dedicated Short Range Communication: What, Why and How?
Imran Hayee
University of Minnesota Duluth, USA                                        
Title: IoT (Internet of Things) and Its Applications
Junaid Ahmed Zubairi
State University of New York at Fredonia, USA                                        
Title: Advances in Brain-Machine Interfaces for Interpreting Neural Signals
Kamran Iqbal
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA                                        
Title: Health Informatics developments in Portugal
Ricardo Vardasca
University of Porto, Portugal                                        
Title: Big Data: Mining for Information Nuggets
Andrew Ware
University of South Wales, UK                                        
Title: Why Cubic if Quadratic Splines work for Graphics Design
Muhammad Sarfraz
College of Computing Sciences & Engineering, Kuwait University, Kuwait                                      
Title: The Pakistan - U.S. Science & Technology Cooperation Program: Impacts of 11 Years of Collaborative Research
Teresa Stoepler
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, USA                                       
Title: IoE, Enabling Smart Cities
Abu bakar Shoaib
CISCO Systems, UAE                                       
Title: Smart City and Its Progress in China
Jinjun Chen
University of Technology, Australia                                       
Title: Cognitive Cyber surveillance in an IoT enabled World
Ashiq Anjum
University of Derby, UK.                                       
Title: ICT-Society Interface for Delivering New Agenda 2030
Shahbaz Khan
Title: Towards Cognitively-inspired multi-modal Big Data Informatics: A Case Study in next-generation audio-visual hearing aids
Amir Hussain
University of Stirling, UK.                                       
Title: Software Testing:What and When to Automate?
Zohaib Iqbal
National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES), Pakistan                                       
Title: Future of Connectivity: Mobile Ad Hoc Network Enabled Software Defined Radio
Shoab A Khan
Centre for Advanced Studies in Engineering, Pakistan                                       
Title: Internet Governance and Policy for Technology Innovation
Amir Qayyum
Capital University of Science and Technology, Pakistan                                       
Title: Making Research Relevant to Societal Problems
Arshad Ali
Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan                                        
Title: Ensemble Approach based on Score-Space Classification for Biometric Identification Applications
Imtiaz Ahmed Taj
Capital University of Science and Technology, Pakistan                                       
Title: Internet of Things (IoT) Reality Check: Devices, Networks and Platforms
Usman Javaid
Vodafone Group, UK.                                       
Title: Mathematical Modeling of Flow in the Proximal Tubule of the Kidney
  Dr. Abdul M. Suddiqui
Pennsylvania State University, USA                                    
Title: Enabling concepts for 5G
  Kashif Mahmood
Next Generation Network Technology Group, Telenor Research, Norway                                    
Title: 5G: A New Paradigm in Wireless Communications
  Syed Ali Hassan
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan                                    
Title: Change in Perspective: Journey from Vehicular Networks to Vehicular Clouds and Vehicular Social Networks
  Rasheed Hussain
Innopolis University (IU), Russia                                    
Title: MRI an Emerging Revolution in Medical Imaging Technology
  Hammad Omer
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan                                    
Title: Analysis of Complex Interaction Data: Exploring Data Science Analytics Using Pajek
  Muaz A. Niazi
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan                                    
Title: Agility and Requirements
  Naveed Ikram
Ripha International University, Pakistan                                    
Title: Big Data Analytics and its Applications for Pakistan’s Government and Industry
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL, USA                                    
Title: Testing Cyber-Physical Systems in Uncertainty
  Shaukat Ali
Senior Research Scientist, Simula Research Laboratory, Lysaker, Norway                                    
Title: NiHA: Nature-inspired Humanoid Cognitive Computing Platform for Self-aware and Conscious Agents
  Wajahat Mahmood Qazi
Intelligent Machines and Robotics Research, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, PAKISTAN                                    
Title: Using Machine Learning for Governance Reforms
  Khalid Latif
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan