Keynote Speakers

Akram Hakiri

(ISSAT Mateur)

Biography:

Dr. Akram Hakiri is a research professor at the University of Carthage, honorary research fellow university of Toulouse- France and university of Vanderbilt- USA. These current research works concern smart grids, Internet of Things and distribution of data control in the Blockchain.

Keynote:

Title :

Blockchain and IoT demystified for connected intelligence

Abstract:

In this presentation, we introduce the blockchain technology, we explore case uses of this technology for the Internet of Things (IoT), education, assistance to people, to the secure payment by crypto-change. We also discuss Blockchain governance issues and these social economic impacts.

During the demonstration, we will discover Ethereum, the reference Public Blockchain, we will carry out real-time transactions on a smart contract that we will deploy in the public blockchain. We will discuss the open questions and the challenges of its implementation in various applications.

Links allowing participants to download the necessary applications:

Sami Belhadj

(ODDO BHF)

Biography:

He is a Technical/Software Dev Manager with more than 15 years’ experience designing, developing and supporting software systems. Creative and dynamic Engineer with proven expertise in effectively leading technical teams.
His professional strengths include extensive database technology expertise, team leadership and management, strong oral and written communication skills, and ability to achieve corporate objectives in challenging work environments.

He has a strong experience in recruiting, performance and project management including mentoring/coaching software engineers.

He thinks innovation is the key to any business success. As FIS Byrsa Innovation Lab co-founder and Technical Manager, I had the opportunity to promote, manage and foster innovation corporate-wide.

He also has a master’s degree on Protecting and Organizing Enterprise Information Systems (OPSIE). Also, an extended experience on promoting the use of Opensource software as the Founder of one of the first Tunisian Open Source Community (CULLT).

Keynote:

Title:

Demystifying the blockchain: from concept to practice

Abstract:

The blockchain is one of those disruptive technologies that upset our environment. In this presentation it will be question of understanding the concept, the technique and the stakes of this new technology.

In the second part, a presentation on the procedure to follow in order to implement a blockchain-based decentralized application.

Links:

  • NodeJs & npm : sudo apt-get update curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_7.x -o nodesource_setup.sh sudo bash nodesource_setup.sh sudo apt-get install nodejs node –version v7.10.1 npm –version 4.2.0
  • Ethereum node parity from https://www.parity.io/ : sudo dpkg -i parity_1.8.11_ubuntu_amd64.deb

Moez Gharsallah

(Kaizen Training Academy)

Biography:

Blockchain and Smart contracts developer and trainer, Cryptocurrency investor and trader

Keynote:

Title:

Blockchain & Smart Contracts

Abstract:

Links:

  • extension metamask google chrome ici
  • npm 10.15.3 ici
  • Truffle : ici 
  • ganache-cli : ici 

Nadia El Jed

(Turnkey Ledger)

Biography:

As a real citizen of the world, Nadia has a long multinational background that made her a strong believer in a more global, yet more local future. After 5 years exploring cutting-edge technologies and managing R&D projects at one of the world leading companies in Oil & Gaz, Nadia decided to dedicate herself to the rise and spread of blockchain technology.

Keynote:

Title:

Blockchain for supply chain management

Abstract:

In this talk, Nadia will present the current challenges and risks of supply chain management and how blockchain technology can help overcome them.
Suivi d’un workshop sur “Blockchain solutions in the food industry”
Nadia will present the different solutions available on the market today, their limitations and the convergence of cutting-edge technologies as an enabler for true added-value through fully-integrated systems.