Conferences, Roundtables, and Workshops
Seminars and Online Talks
"ICTLearn 2020” Regional Event
Nagla Rizk was a keynote speaker in the ICTLearn 2020 14th International Conference Internet Education hosted by the Arab Forum for Human and Technology Development (AFHTD).
Fellow keynote speakers; Moataz Khorshid, former Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Egypt. Professor Mahmoud Saqr, President of the Academy of Scientific Research, Egypt. Professor Moheb Al-Rafei, former Minister of Education, Egypt. Professor Mohamed Jemni, director of ICT, ALECSO League of Arab States, digital and knowledge solutions consultant UAE. Professor visitor Sherif Hasim USA, NY State University. Professor Magdy ElNashar Curtin University, Australia. Professor Manel Medhioub, University of Esprit, Tunisia. Aisha Abdul Hamid El-Tarif University, Algeria. Professor Rana Al-Aloul Dean - Gaza University Palestine.
December 6, 2020
"Inclusive AI – Voices from the Middle East”
December 5, 2020
“MENA Network Readiness and Digital Transformation Spotlight”
November 11, 2020
“AI for Everyone: Applying AI in Developmental Sectors to Benefit the Underserved”
Hosted by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in Egypt, as part of the ITU/UNESCO Digital Inclusion Week.
October 26, 2020
“How does changing the medium change the way of doing things?”
University of Cape Town
September 7, 2020
"Artificial Intelligence, Data, and Inequality in Egypt.....and Now? COVID-19"
Uottawa Centre for Law, Technology, and Society. CLTS Virtual talks
June 24, 2020
When The Music’s Over - “Economic and Social Vulnerabilities,” Digital Asia Hub.
May 14, 2020
The Digital Asia Hub is independent and interdisciplinary research exploring both the opportunities and challenges of digital technology, innovation, and society in Asia. The hub initiated a series of online talks to discuss digital rights, governance and infrastructure, the use of ICT for development and civic engagement, and innovation. During the session titled “When, The Music’s Over,” Nagla Rizk made insightful remarks on the economic and social vulnerabilities exposed by the pandemic, in particular risks for informal workers and migrant labor.
‘Artificial Intelligence and Inequality in the Middle East’ Ethics of AI Lab Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto
May 13, 2019
‘Nagla Rizk on the Importance of Inclusion in AI’, The Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University
Our Founding Director, Dr. Nagla Rizk discussed the importance of inclusion in the development of Artificial Intelligence.
January 18, 2018
Africa Open Data Network
The Africa Open Data Network is a community of Africans and friends of Africa who believe in Africa's development agenda and the potential of open data to help achieve its development goals. A2K4D researchers, Nancy Salem and Dalia Seif, represented AUC.
November 13, 2017
‘Open AIR New and Emerging Researchers Group (NERG)’, Open AIR
Open AIR is a unique collaborative network of researchers spread across 15 African countries, Canada, and elsewhere in the world researching innovation in Africa. Open AIR is providing new and emerging researchers with international experiences, industry linkages, and promising careers. Their New and Emerging Researchers Group (NERG) receive training and mentoring to help develop the talent of these Fellows, creating immediate jobs and long-term career opportunities by building lasting international and interdisciplinary relationships. For more information about the New and Emerging Researchers Group, click here
February 10, 2017
‘Open AIR Research Theme: Knowledge and Innovation Metrics’, Open AIR
Our Founding Director, Dr. Nagla Rizk and the Open AIR team looked at new ways of measuring innovation that will better reflect the realities of Africa and other countries in the world.
January 30, 2017
‘IP and Public Interest in North Africa’ Open AIR
Cape Town - This is a presentation to the combined 3rd Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest and Open AIR Conference on Innovation and IP in Africa.
December 24, 2013
'African Copyright Legitimacy' Open AIR
Cape Town -- This debate between Prof. Nagla Rizk (The American University in Cairo) and Prof. Ben Sihanya (University of Nairobi), moderated by Dr. Chris Armstrong (University of the Witwatersrand), asks whether it is up to African creators, or to policymakers and administrators, to build the legitimacy of national copyright environments on the continent. This is a session from the combined 3rd Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest and Open AIR Conference on Innovation and IP in Africa.
December 9, 2013