Tutorials/Student Program

Tutorials
"Blockchain-Enabled FinTech Digital Innovation"
Ahmed S. ElSheikh
Senior R&D Consultant - SECC-ITIDA

Summary: Financial services industry is one of the highly impacted industries within the digital economy due to the “Digital Transformation” wave derived by the “Disruptive Emerging Technologies”. “FinTech” is the current dominating trend describing the role played by these technologies in the financial services industry. Blockchain technology had started to change the way of doing business around the world, and currently, is disrupting financial business models in general and deriving the FinTech revolution. This creates a great pressure on software companies as well as financial institutions to investigate this rapidly evolving technology either to exploit the fast-growing opportunities or to avoid the expected threats that may result from ignoring this distributive wave. 
The workshop is going to highlight the following:

  • Blockchain technology brief
  • The digital transformation overview
  • What is FinTech, or the digital transformation in financial services industry?
  • The role that Blockchain can play in the FinTech revolution

Location and Time: Hall A - Mon, Dec 10 - 15:30 - 19:00.


"Design Sprint – A way to Innovate in Your Business"
Azza Kamal
R&D Consultant - SECC-ITIDA

Summary: Innovation can’t be valuable without tackling real customer needs. Moreover, opening the floor for innovative ideas can result in many open and unstructured discussions. Design sprint is a four-days process that can answer critical business questions and cut out open unstructured discussions to understand the impact of new ideas on business. It is a step by step recipe that go through design, prototyping, and testing ideas with customers in only 4 days to have an insight on the finished product and customer reactions before making any expensive commitments.

Location and Time: Meeting Room (Large) - Tue, Dec 11 - 15:30 - 19:00.


"Internet of Things Platforms – Hands on - 1"
Maha Taha
IoT Developer - CAMPIE

Summary: Introduction to Internet of Things (IoT) course is a one-day course that focuses on providing the basics of IoT technology. The course provides a step-by-step introduction to the course participants to understand the main trends and the various applications of IoT to make our daily life smarter. The course consists of four main sessions that covers basic definitions and concepts, key real-life applications, main IoT architectures and components, and sample real-life open source IoT platforms. The workshop will be covered 

  • Internet of Things (IoT) Basic Concepts and Definitions
  • IoT Main Application Fields
  • IoT protocols
  • IoT Architectures and Components
  • IoT Open Source Platforms (ThingSpeak Platform)

Location and Time: Hall B - Tue, Dec 11 - 15:30 - 17:00.


"Internet of Things Platforms – Hands on - 2"
Toqa Tawfiq
IoT Developer - CAMPIE

Summary: Introduction to Internet of Things (IoT) course is a one-day course that focuses on providing the basics of IoT technology. The course provides a step-by-step introduction to the course participants to understand the main trends and the various applications of IoT to make our daily life smarter. The course consists of four main sessions that covers basic definitions and concepts, key real-life applications, main IoT architectures and components, and sample real-life open source IoT platforms. The workshop will be covered 

  • Internet of Things (IoT) Basic Concepts and Definitions
  • IoT Main Application Fields
  • IoT protocols
  • IoT Architectures and Components
  • IoT Open Source Platforms (ThingSpeak Platform)

Location and Time: Hall B - Tue, Dec 11 - 17:30 - 19:00.


"Learning Kanban with Gamification concept"
Ahmed Ameen Mohamed Emera
Senior Consultant - SECC-ITIDA

Summary: Kanban requires deep understanding in order to bring about real change and measurable results. Too many teams struggle, even after they understand the “rules” of Kanban—failing to recognize visible problems on their own boards, or not knowing how to replace old bad habits with better ones. In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to use gamification concepts to “visualize” and “manage” the workflow to clear the bottleneck and improve the system health.

Location and Time: Hall A - Wed, Dec 12 - 15:30 - 19:00.


"FIWARE Platform: Open Source IoT Platform for Smart Cities"
Mahmoud Samir
IoT Developer - CAMPIE

Summary: Introduction to FIWARE IoT Stack is focused in Explaining Fiware platform and concerned with FIWARE IoT Stack that allows you to connect devices and receive data, integrating all device protocols and connectivity methods, understanding and interpreting relevant information. It isolates data processing and application service layers from the device and network complexity, in terms of access, security and network protocols. The workshop will be covered

  • Introduction to Fiware Platform
  • Fiware Generic Enabler (GE)
  • Fiware Lab

Location and Time: Hall D - Wed, Dec 12 - 15:30 - 19:00.