The 3rd

National Computing

Colleges Conference

8 - 9 October 2018

Sponsored By


Keynote Speakers

Binay Ackalloor

Global Head of Enterprise Development, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at Intel Corporation

Ahmed Hakami

Senior Regional Manager - Western Region at Oracle

Founder & CEO at Lucidya

Abdullah Asiri

Fletcher Jones Chair of Technology Design & Management

Prof. Samir Shatterjii

Director of Quality and Accreditation at University of Illinois at Chicago

Prof. Loay Abu Salah


"The Methodology of Preparing Smart Strategic Plans According to the Best International Practices"

Prof. Ibrahim Albidewi


Professor, Information Systems Department

King AbdulAziz University


9 Oct 2018

      1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


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Day 1

Monday, 8 Oct 2018


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Day 2

Tuesday, 9 Oct 2018

7:30  - 9:00



7:30 - 9:00

Opening Ceremony

9:00 - 9:30

9:00 - 10:00

Keynote Speech

"Accelerating AI in the


Binay Ackalloor, Intel

Panel Discussion

"Partnership Between Academia and IT Companies" 

10:30 - 12:00

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch Break

Keynote Speech 

"Oracle and 2030 Vision"

Ahmed Hakemi, Oracle

13:00 - 14:00

14:00 - 15:30

Accepted Papers 

10:00 - 12:00

Selected Published Scientific Papers

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch Break


"The Methodology of Preparing Smart Strategic Plans According to the Best International Practices"

Dr. Ibrahim Albidewi, KAU

13:00 - 14:00

14:00 - 15:30

Accepted Papers

9:30 - 10:30

Keynote Speech

"Innovative Design Thinking"

Prof. Samir Shatterjii

Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:00

16:00 - 17:00

Keynote Speech

"From an Idea to a Startup Teck"

Abdullah Assiri, Lucidya


End of Day 1

16:00 - 17:00

Keynote Speech

"Art of Accreditation"

Prof. Loay Abu Salah

17:00 - 17:30

Closing Ceremony


End of Day 2



The 3rd National Computing Colleges Conference is one of the first national forum for the colleges of computing in the region. It is an annual scientific conference, providing a unique opportunity for faculty members to enhance their teaching skills and to cultivate a renewed enthusiasm for education by sharing their experience in the field of computing and informatics. In addition, the conference is a media for exploring new scientific research ventures. The conference agenda will include keynote speakers, informative presentations, and panel discussions, covering the latest technologies in the field of computer science. Moreover, in conjunction with conference, a programming competition for students will be held.


 Panel Discussion  

"Successful Partnerships

between Academia and

Major IT Companies"

8 Oct 2018

      10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Dr. Adel Ahmed

Dean of the College of Computer Sciences and Engineering


Nizar Al Toraif

Regional Cloud Platform Expert - Digital at Oracle

Hussam Alkharrat

Director Business Development Saudi Arabia

Important Dates

Oct 8-9, 2018
Paper Submission Deadline
Sept 16, 2018 (Closed!)
Paper Acceptance Notifications (Closed)
Sept 24, 2018
Conference Registration (Closed)
Sept 24, 2018
Competition Registration (Closed)
Oct 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Authors are welcomed to submit their original work as an extended abstract using EasyChair submission system. The submitted paper, should fall into one of the conference target tracks. As per the rules and regulations of submission, authors should follow the provided templates.


The 3rd National Programming Competition

The NC3 Programming Contest is the third national programming contest in Saudi Arabia, fostering creativity, teamwork, and innovation in building new software programs, and enabling students to test their ability to perform under pressure.



Abha Palace

Abha Palace Hotel is situated on the banks of the picturesque Lake Saadd, only 1.5 km from the City Center and approximately 30 minutes from Abha Airport.


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