Invited Talk-I: International Perspectives of the Cybercrime

Laura Ann Jacob
Laura Ann JacobIEEE Social Implications of Technology, New York, United Stats.

Bio of Presenter:
Laura Jacob graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from Pace University. While in University, she began volunteering with IEEE in a variety of roles, with a focus on Social Implications of Technology and Humanitarian Technology. Among other roles, she has served on the Board of Governors of IEEE’s Society on the Social Implications of Technology, as that Society’s President, and as member of IEEE’s Humanitarian Committee. She currently works for Palantir Technologies, as a software engineer where she remains focused on solving the problems of massive scale data. In her free time, Laura enjoys climbing, skiing, and hiking. She currently resides in New York City.

Brief Description of Invited Talk:
Participants attending this special lecture will learn why current laws prohibiting cyberstalking are difficult to enforce and how an additional protocol to the Budapest Convention could help.

Invited Talk Objectives:

It is the goal of this talk to educate the audience about the current global problem of Cyber-stalking, as well as the need for harmonization of global laws and potential international treaty agreements that could help address this need. 

Target Audiences:

This talk will be of interest to anyone interested in online human interaction, social implications of technology, or the current state of global laws relating to Cyber-stalking.

Date: Wednesday, 11 November 2015
Venue: Intercontinental Riyadh 
Time: 10:45 – 11:45
Duration: 1 Hour

Invited Talk-II: Toward an Multidisciplinary Curriculum in Cyberscience

Dr. John Impagliazzo
Dr. John ImpagliazzoProfessor Emeritus, Computer Science, Hofstra University, United States.
Dr. Andrew T. Phillips
Dr. Andrew T. PhillipsAcademic Dean and Provost, United States Naval Academy, United States.

Bio of Prof. John Impagliazzo:
Published eighteen books, contributions to model computing and engineering curricula, accreditation, curricula development, lead on CE2016 project, Editor-in-Chief of ACM Inroads, associate editor of Wiley Encyclopedia on “Computer Science and Engineering”, chaired IFIP Working Group 9.7 on the History of Computing, chaired the ACM Accreditation Committee, program evaluator and team chair for accrediting agencies, expert consultant, evaluated well over seventy programs worldwide, Life Fellow of IEEE, Distinguished Educator of ACM, member of the IEEE History Committee, member of the Board of Directors of the IEEE Foundation, member of the ACM Education Board and the ACM Education Council.

Bio of Prof. Andrew T.Phillips:
Andrew Phillips is the Academic Dean and Provost at the U.S. Naval Academy. He became the chief academic officer in 2009 after having served as Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean of Graduate Studies at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.   As the Academic Dean and Provost, Dr. Phillips is responsible for leadership and oversight of all facets of the Naval Academy academic program including the Division of Engineering and Weapons, the Division of Mathematics and Science, the Division of Humanities and Social Science, the Naval Academy library, museum, registrar, research and scholarship office, International Programs Office, Center for Regional Studies, Center for Academic Excellence, Center for Cyber Security Studies, the campus assessment program, and all faculty personnel matters.  Dr. Phillips began his academic career as a civilian faculty member in the Computer Science department at the U.S. Naval Academy in 1988. He has been a program evaluator for ABET since 1997, and was a member of its Computing Accreditation Commission from 2004-2009. He is also the current President of the Computer Science Accreditation Board (CSAB), and a Team Chair/Program Evaluator for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.   Dr. Phillips is a 1984 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. degree in both Mathematics and Computer Science, and he earned his masters (in 1986) and doctor of philosophy (in 1988) degrees, both in Computer Science, at the University of Minnesota.

Brief Description of Invited Talk:
This invited talk describes a process for developing a multidisciplinary curriculum in cyberscience. The process presented is a broad-based approach designed to support a four-year undergraduate cyberscience curriculum applicable to diverse institutions of higher learning.

Invited Talk Objectives:

The goal of this presentation is to inform the audience about current activities in the United States to develop a robust and broad university curriculum in cyberscience that emerges in harmony with ABET accreditation.

Target Audiences:

This presentation would interest anyone concerned with university curricular in cybersecurity or cyberscience either as a complete undergraduate program or as part of an existing program. 

Date: Wednesday, 12 November 2015
Venue: Intercontinental Riyadh 
Time: 10:45 – 11:45
Duration: 1 Hour