CCECE 2021 Keynote - IoT Connect - Edge Intelligence: Challenges and Opportunities

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Dr. Soumaya Cherkaoui will share her expertise and opinions on bringing intelligence to the network edge - both the challenges and the opportunites this offers. 

The presentation will be followed by questions and comments from participants.

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  • Date: 17 Sep 2021
  • Time: 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) Canada/Eastern
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  • Co-sponsored by Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE) 2021
  • Starts 22 August 2021 04:40 PM
  • Ends 17 September 2021 09:10 AM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) Canada/Eastern
  • No Admission Charge


Dr. Soumaya Cherkaoui Dr. Soumaya Cherkaoui of Université de Sherbrooke


Dr. Soumaya Cherkaoui is a Full Professor at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of  Université de Sherbrooke, Canada which she joined as a faculty member in 1999. Her research and teaching interests are in wireless networks. Particularly, she works on next generation networks (5G and beyond), Edge computing/Network Intelligence, and communication networks for verticals such as Connected and Autonomous Vehicles,  IoT, and  Industrial IoT. Since 2005, she has been the Director of INTERLAB, a research group which conducts research funded both by government and industry. Before joining U. Sherbrooke, she worked for industry as a project leader on projects targeted at the Aerospace Industry.  Her work resulted in technology transfer to companies and to patented technology.  Pr. Cherkaoui has published over 200 research papers in reputed journals and conferences. She has been on the editorial board of several journals including IEEE JSAC, and IEEE Systems, IEEE Network, IET Quantum Communication, Elsevier COMNET and Elsevier VehCom. Her work was awarded with recognitions and best paper awards including a best paper award at the IEEE Communications Society Flagship conference IEEE ICC in 2017. She has chaired prestigious conferences and workshops such as IEEE LCN 2019, and has served as a symposium co-chair for flagship conferences including IEEE ICC 2018IEEE Globecom 2018IEEE Globecom 2015IEEE ICC 2014, and IEEE PIMRC 2011. She is currently an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer. She is a Professional Engineer in Canada, a senior IEEE Member, and is serving as the Chair of the IEEE Communications Society IoT-Ad hoc and Sensor Networks Technical Committee since 2020.