Artificial Intelligence in Security and Defence

AISD2019

Beirut, 
26th-29th March, 
2019

AISD2019

March 26th - 29th, 2019
Le Royal Hotel – Beirut , Lebanon
 
 
 
 

Pre-conference

 
Tuesday March 26th, 2019   /  Mardi, 26 Mars 2019    (8:00PM-10:00PM  /   20h00 - 22h00)
Time   /  Heure
  Event  /  événement
   LOCATION  / Lieu
8:00PM - 8:30PM / 20h00 - 20h30 
 Welcome speech
 Hotel Le Royal        Azurea
8:30PM - 10:00PM / 20h30 - 22h00
  Social Reception / Welcome drink
 Hotel Le Royal        Azurea
 
 

First day

 
Opening Session / Session d'ouverture
 

Wednesday  March, 27th, 2019 Morning  /  Mercredi 27 Mars 2019 Avant-midi    (9:30 AM - 12:30 AM / 9h30 - 12h30) 

Time   /  Heure
   Event  /  événement
  LOCATION  / Lieu
09:00AM-09:30AM / 9h00 - 9h30 
Registration and welcome coffee / Accueil des participants
Hotel Le Royal    -  Pearl
09:30AM-09:40AM / 9h30-9h40
Introductory speech  
Brig. Gen. Said EL Kozah, Research and Strategic Studies Center, Lebanon
The Conference Chair
Hotel Le Royal    -  Pearl
9:40AM-10:00AM / 9h40-10H00
INAUGURAL SPEECH
Mr Nicola de Santis, NATO - Head of MENA Section, Political Affairs and Security Policy Division
Hotel Le Royal    -  Pearl
10:00AM-10:30AM / 10h00-10h30
INAUGURAL SPEECH
The Speech of His Excellency the President of the Lebanese Republic
General Michel Aoun
 Hotel Le Royal    -  Pearl
 10:30AM-11:00AM / 10h30-11h00
 Coffee Break
 Hotel Le Royal    -  Pearl
 11:00AM-11:20AM /11h00- 11h20
 Mr Peter Fuzes, ORACLE - Regional Manager for Public sector
 Hotel Le Royal    -  Pearl
 11:20AM-11:40AM /11h40 - 11h40
 Mr Jean-Marc Chabroux, THALES, CTO 
Thales: Security with Artificial Intelligence
 Hotel Le Royal    -  Pearl
 11:40AM-12:00AM / 11h40 - 12h00
 Mr Nadim AbdulRahim, HUAWEI representative
 Hotel Le Royal    -  Pearl
 12:00AM-12:30PM  / 12h00 - 12h30
 Pr Antoine Harfouche (LAIS, MENA-AIS, ICTO) 
 Program presentation
  Hotel Le Royal    -  Pearl
 

Lunch

Wednesday  March, 27th, 2019  /  Mercredi 27 Mars 2019 midi  
EVENT
TIME
 LOCATION
Lunch / Déjeuner
 12:00PM  - 2:00PM / 12h00 -14h00 
 Hotel Le Royal - Azurea
 
 

Plenary Session / Session  Plénière

 
Wednesday  March, 27th, 2019 Afternoon   /  Mercredi 27 Mars 2019  Après-midi (2:00PM - 3:15PM / 14h00 - 15h15)
Time   /  Heure
   Event  /  événement
  LOCATION  / Lieu
 2:00PM - 2:25PM / 14h00 - 14h25
Keynote speaker
Pr Frantz Rowe, (IAE de Nantes, FRANCE)
Digital transformation and values in a new schizophrenic world 
  Hotel Le Royal Pearl B
 2:25PM - 2:50PM / 14h25 - 14h50   
Keynote speaker   
Pr  Brian Fitzgerald, (Frederick A Krehbiel II Chair in Innovation in Business and Technology, University of Limerick. IRLAND)
Crowdsourcing Software Development: Silver Bullet or Lead Balloon
  Hotel Le Royal Pearl B
 2:50PM - 3:15PM / 14h50 - 15h15
 Keynote speaker   
 Pr Nancy Pouloudi, (aueb, GREECE)
            Crossing contextual boundaries in information systems research

  Hotel Le Royal  Pearl B
EVENT
TIME
 LOCATION
COFFEE BREAK
 3:15PM - 3:30PM /  15h15 - 15h45
   Hotel Le Royal - Pearl Pre Function
 

Start of the parallel sessions

Wednesday  March, 27th, 2019 Afternoon   /  Mercredi 27 Mars 2019  Après-midi (3:45 PM - 5:00 PM / 15h45 - 17h00)

 

AISD2019 Conference chair

Brig. Gen. Said EL Kozah, Research and Strategic Studies Center, Lebanon
 

AISD2019 Program Chair

Pr Antoine HARFOUCHE, EDHEC BS

 
AISD2019 Tracks
 

TRACK 1. TECHNOLOGY AND DEFENCE

Track chair: Pr Charbel Chedrawi, USJ

 

TRACK 2. TECHNOLOGY AND SECURITY

Chair: Pr Elie Nasr, AUST

 

TRACK 3: TECHNOLOGY, ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETY

Chair: Pr Abbas Tarhini, LAU

 
TRACK 4. TECHNOLOGY: LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES

Pr Camille Habib, Lebanese University 

 
International Liaison Chair: Graziella Hobeika, UPN, France
 
Sessions
 Parallel Sessions
Parallel Session 1
Wednesday  March, 27th, 2019 Afternoon   /  Mercredi 27 Mars 2019  Après-midi (3:45 PM - 5:00 PM / 15h45 - 17h00)
Session 1.1. Blockchain and Cloud Computing in Defence
Session 1.2. Machine Learning and Fraud Detection
Session 1.3. Data and Decision making 
Session 1.4. AI between sovereignty risks and legal challenges in Lebanon
Parallel Session 2
 Thursday March 28th, 2019  Morning    /  Jeudi 28 Mars 2019  Avant-midi (09:00AM - 10:30AM / 9h00 - 10h30)
Session 2.1. Human Resources, Technology and Defence
Session 2.2. Crisis management & security issues
Session 2.3. Artificial Intelligence  and Sustainable Development
Session 2.4. International and regional legal aspect of AI
 Parallel Session 3
Thursday March 28th, 2019  Morning    /  Jeudi 28 Mars 2019  Avant-midi (11:00AM - 12:30AM / 11h00 - 12h30)
Session 3.1. Technologies for logistics, Data Analytics, and operations in the Defence Sector 
Session 3.2. Dispersal of information and Security
Session 3.3. Artificial Intelligence and organizations
Session 3.4.,National Legal Aspect of AI
 Parallel Session 4
Thursday March 28th, 2019  Afternoon    /  Jeudi 28 Mars 2019 Après-midi  (2:00PM - 3:15PM / 14h00 - 15h15)
Session 4.1.  AI and Defence: Threats and opportunities 
Session 4.2. Cyber attacks and cybersecurity
Session 4.3. AI and Social Challenges
Session 4.4. Legal Digital Forensics
 Parallel Session 5
Thursday March 28th, 2019  Afternoon    /  Jeudi 28 Mars 2019 Après-midi  (3:45PM - 5:00PM / 15h45 - 17h00)
Session 5.1. and 5.2. Social Media, fake news, and Risk management
Session 5.3. Legislation & Ethics at the local and the international levels
Session 5.4. Ethics and Psychological Aspects of E-Media and Social Media


 
 
Parallel Session 1
 
Wednesday  March, 27th, 2019 Afternoon   /  Mercredi 27 Mars 2019  Après-midi (3:45 PM - 5:00 PM / 15h45 - 17h00)
 

TRACK 1. TECHNOLOGY AND DEFENCE

Chair: Pr Charbel Chedrawi, USJ

session   1.1
Blockchain and cloud computing in defence
Keynote & Chair 
Paper 64

Pr. Victoria Hill (USA), Moulay Ismail University (MOROCCO).

The use of Blockchain and/or Cloud Computing in Defence Enterprise Architecture Networks
Paper 41
Mr Mohammed Binsaqr, (Saudi Aramco, KSA)

Pr Umair Khan, (Al Hammad for Educational Projects, KSA)

Pr Mousa Albashrawi (King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, KSA)

Mr Ziyad Alquraini. (Saudi Aramco, KSA)

Applications and Limitations of Blockchain: A Literature review
Paper 69

Pr Charbel Chedrawi, (USJ, LEBANON)

Mrs Pierrette El Howayeck. (IAE de Paris, FRANCE)

Blockchain Technology and RBV Strategy Formulation: the case of the Lebanese Armed Force

 

TRACK 3: TECHNOLOGY, ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETY

Track chair: Pr Abbas Tarhini, LAU

session   1.3
 Data and Decision making 

Keynote & Chair

Paper 99 

Pr Tetsuo Noda,  (SHIMANE UNIVERSITY, JAPAN)

Development Style of Open Source Software and Innovation of Business Enterprises
  Paper 11

Pr. Mohamed Amine Issami,  (Groupe ISCAE, MORROCCO)

Pr. Hind Kabaili, (CANADA) (Groupe ISCAE, MORROCCO)

Pr. Mariam Berbiche. (Groupe ISCAE, MORROCCO)

Automation of the Tools and Processes within Sales Controlling Department
  Paper 19

Pr Amira Tawadros, (Cairo University, EGYPT)

Decision-Making in International Crises: A Computational Model

TRACK 2. TECHNOLOGY AND SECURITY

Chair: Pr Elie Nasr, AUST

session   1.2
MACHINE LEARNING AND FRAUD DETECTION

Keynote & Chair

Paper 98

Dr Uthaa sankar Sivarajah, (Bradford University, UK)
Artificial Intelligence to tackle Global Challenges specifically the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Paper 2 

Mr Ahmad Hijazi (Grenoble INP, FRANCE)

Mr Jean-Marie Flaus. (Univ. Grenoble Alpes, FRANCE)

A Deep Learning Approach for Intrusion Detection System in Industry Network
Paper 18
Mr Mohamad Fneish, (Islamic University, LEBANON)

Ihab Sobaity, (Lebanese University, LEBANON)

Dr Kassem Danach, (Islamic University of Lebanon/Centrale Lille, LEBANON)

Machine Learning Techniques for Fraud Detection: Case study on Credit Cards' Transactions Dataset
 

TRACK 4. TECHNOLOGY: LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES

Track chair: Pr Camille Habib, Lebanese University 

session   1.4
PANEL
AI between sovereignty risks and legal challenges in Lebanon
  Moderator
Pr Camille Habib, Dean of the Faculty of Law  of the Lebanese University
     Panelists
  • Dr Janane Khoury, Professor of International Criminal Law in the Lebanese University 

  • H. E. Adel Abdelatif Afiouni, Minister of State for Information Technology

  • H. E. Nadim Gemayel, Deputy, head of the Information Technology Parliamentary Committee

  • Mr Dany Gedeon, General Director of the Ministry of Industry 

  • General Antoine Kahwaji - LAF
 

Second day

 
Thursday March 28th, 2019  Morning    /  Jeudi 28 Mars 2019  Avant-midi (09:00AM - 10:30AM / 9h00 - 10h30)
 
Parallel Session 2
 

TRACK 1. TECHNOLOGY AND DEFENCE

session   2.1
Human resources, Technology and Defence
Keynote & Chair 
Paper 71
Pr Cinzia Dal Zotto. (University of Neuchâtel, SWITZERLAND) 
Digital transformation in organizations : the impact of new technologies on working processes and employment relations
  Paper 56

Mr Hadi Laham. (Research and strategic studies center of the Lebanese Army, LEBANON)

AI and Big Data in terrorist networks identification
  Paper 54  

Pr Charbel Chedrawi , (USJ, LEBANON)

Mrs Graziella Hobeika, Université Paris Nanterre, FRANCE)

Revolutionizing national defense and security; the critical role of big data in the Lebanese Armed Forces
 

TRACK 3: TECHNOLOGY, ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETY

session   2.3
Artificial Intelligence  and Sustainable Development
Keynote & Chair
Paper 101 
Pr Guillermo Rodríguez Abitia,  (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, MEXICO)
Digital transformation and innovation based strategies
  Paper 40

Shahin Gelareh, (IRAN)

Kassem Danach, (Islamic University of Lebanon/Centrale Lille, LEBANON)

Rahimeh Neamatian Monemi, (IT Innovation, University of Southampton, UK)

Anass Nagih. (LCOMS, Universite de Lorraine, FRANCE)

Humanitarian Aids Distribution Network Design Problem: A case study
  Paper 50
Khalil Tarhini, (Near East Engineering & Development Services, LEBANON)

Abbas Tarhini, (Lebanese American University, LEBANON)

Digital Transformation Framework: Towards a Clear Digital Vision and Value Creation
  Paper 88
Jessy Nair and Mohit Jain (PES University, INDIA)
Unbanked to banked - a step towards financial inclusion through reintermediation, a case study from rural India.
TRACK 2. TECHNOLOGY AND SECURITY
session   2.2
crisis management & security issues
Keynote & Chair 
Paper 102

Pr Slim Turki, (Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, LUXEMBOURG).

Open data in crisis management
Paper 49

Mrs Suzanne Moussa, (Australian Accounting & Tax Guides, AUSTRALIA)

Information Systems in Business. Cyber security: A Business Perspective
Paper 67
Raafat Lababidi, (ENSTA, FRANCE)

Denis Le Jeune, (ENSTA, FRANCE)

Marc Le Roy, (Université de Brest, FRANCE)

Rima Hleiss, (Faculty of Ensineering - Lebanse University, LEBANON)

Andre Perennec. (Université de Brest, FRANCE)

Sécurisation d'une transmission Radio sur la couche physique (RF) par la technique du Full-Duplex
 

TRACK 4. TECHNOLOGY: LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES

session   2.4
PANEL
International and regional legal aspect of AI
Keynote & Chair
  Dr. Muhammed El-Alfi (EGYPT)
Panelists
  • Dr Minass Khatchadorian - (Qatar): International Legal Aspect of the Cyber War

  • Hakim Gharib - (ALGERIA): The Valued Dimension of the Expanded Security Approach
 
  • Dr  Khouloud AlKhatib: Cyber Security and Human rights

  • Dr  Nibal Edelby: Cyber legislations in the Middle Eastمين الأمن القومي للدول من إساءة استخدام الذكاء الإصطناعي

  • Mrs Therese Mansour (paper 39)  وسائل التواصل الاجتماعي: استخدامها وتأثيرها في مجالي الأمن والدفاع
 
 

Parallel Session 3

 
Thursday March 28th, 2019  Morning    /  Jeudi 28 Mars 2019  Avant-midi (11:00AM - 12:30AM / 11h00 - 12h30)
 
TRACK 1. TECHNOLOGY AND DEFENCE
session   3.1
Technologies for logistics, DAta Analytics, and operations in THE defence Sector
Keynote & Chair 
Paper 81
Pr Asli Sencer, (Bogazici University, TURKEY)
New trends in e-logistics supply chains: Cases in Defense Sector
Paper 25
Lina Ghaly, (Lebanese university, LEBANON)
The use of predictive analyzes of data available to the public in national defense
Paper  83
Pr Antoine Harfouche, (EDHEC, FRANCE) 
Mrs Eliane Harfouche, (University Paris Nanterre, FRANCE)

Pr Mario Saba, (Cesar Ritz Colleges, SWITZERLAND)

Dr Peter Bou Saba. (Efficient Innovation & EDHEC Business School, FRANCE)

Artificial Intelligence and Decision making in Organizations: the advent of the augmented intelligence in the defence sector
 
TRACK 3: TECHNOLOGY, ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETY
session   3.3
Artificial Intelligence and organizations

Keynote & Chair

Paper 97

Pr Isabel Ramos,  (Universidade do Minho, PORTUGAL) 
Pr Victor Barros,  (University of State of São Paulo, BRAZIL) 
Using IT applications to manipulate collective attention: advancing a research agenda for the digital age
Paper 37

Pr Selwa Elfirdoussi, (Emines - UM6P, MOROCCO)

Pr Hind Kabaili, (ISCAE, MOROCCO)

Pr Abdelhay Benabdelhadi. (ENCG Kenitra, MOROCCO)

Knowledge Management 2.0: Levier de la gestion des risques au Maroc
Paper 80
Pr Inna Gazieva. (The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, RUSSIA)
The Artificial intelligence in the formation and assessment of the managerial competencies

TRACK 2. TECHNOLOGY AND SECURITY

session   3.2
 Dispersal of information AND security 
Keynote & Chair 
Paper 103

Pr Adriana Burlea-Schiopoiu, (University of Craiova, ROMANIA)

Ethics, security, Dispersal of Information 
Paper 14

Wafa Bouaynaya. (University of Nantes, FRANCE)

Cloud Computing: Toward new Information Security Requirements
Paper 43

Pr Elie Nasr, Farid Nakhle and Paul Yatim (AUST, LEBANON)

SAL Weapons Monitoring, Sanctioning and Licensing. A Step-Ahead Blockchain System for Records Keeping and Fraud Evasion
  Paper 89
Manas Nair, Manan Monga, Gautham Jagath and Kedar Ramachandra (PES University, INDIA)
Large Scale IoT Network Architecture for Critical Applications
 

TRACK 4. TECHNOLOGY: LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES

session   3.4
PANEL
 National Legal Aspect of AI
Moderator 
   Pr. Ali Tabbouk  (OMAN)
Papers 
  • Dr. Linda Kassem : National Legal Aspect of AI in Lebanon

  • Dr. Hasan AlRizzo, (IRAQ): National Legal Aspect of AI in Iraq

  • Dr. Ali Khashan, (PALESTINE): National Legal Aspect of AI in Palestine

  • Mrs Paola Todini (Paper 44 - e-Campus Universite Milan, ITALY) 
Are Civil Law Tools of Cyber Security to Protecting Governmental Agencies, Corporations and Individuals Data? A Legal Perspective

  • Alwan Amin Eddine. الجراحة الروبوتية وأهميتها في القطاع العسكري
 
Lunch / Déjeuner
 12:30PM  - 2:00PM / 12h30 -14h00
12:30 PM- 2:00PM
  Hotel Le Royal
 
 

Parallel Session 4

 
Thursday March 28th, 2019  Afternoon    /  Jeudi 28 Mars 2019 Après-midi  (2:00PM - 3:15PM / 14h00 - 15h15)
 

TRACK 1. TECHNOLOGY AND DEFENCE

session   4.1
 AI and Defence: Threats and opportunities
Chair 
Paper 42
Rolande Marciniak, (UPN, FRANCE) 
Which AI to which defence situation?
 Keynote
Jean-Marc Chabroux (THALES)
Thales: Artificial Intelligence for Defence 
Paper 17  
Claudio Bertolotti (CeMiSS - Military Centre for Strategic Studies - italian MoD – ITALY)

Chiara Sulmoni. (START InSight – SWITZERLAND)

The military applications of Artificial Intelligence and the evolution of warfare: Swarming and Machine Teaming
 Paper 78
 B.Gen. Eng. Robert Mansour, (LAF, LEBANON)
 Is Artificial Intelligence a Threat?
 

TRACK 3: TECHNOLOGY, ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETY

session   4.3
TECHNOLOGY, RISKS, and social challenges
Keynote 1 
& Chair 
Paper 105

Pr. Alvaro E. Arenas, (IE Business School,  SPAIN)

Risk management in crowdfunding platforms 

 Keynote  2 
 Paper106
Dr Carl Adams, (Mobi Publishing, UK)
Testing AI and Smart Systems: The challenges of Self adaption 
 Keynote 3 
 Paper 104
Pr Jos Aarts, (Erasmus University Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS)
Big data, small datasets: the double bind of informatics and medicin 

TRACK 2. TECHNOLOGY AND SECURITY

session   4.2
Cyber attacks and cybersecurity
Keynote & Chair
Paper 87 
Pr Samuel Fosso Wamba, (CANADA) 
Big Data Analytics, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence: Concepts, Theories and Research Agenda.
Keynote
Mr Olivier Bettan  (THALES)
Thales: Artificial Intelligence for Cybersecurity 
Paper 45   

Mr Mohammad Zeitoun. (KOC -IT Section, LEBANON)

Cybersecurity challenges
Paper 58
Joanna Moubarak, (USJ, LEBANON)

Maroun Chamoun (USJ, LEBANON)

Eric Filiol. (ESIEA - CVO Lab)

Cyber-attacks Evolution
 
TRACK 4. TECHNOLOGY: LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES

session   4.4

PANEL

  Legal Digital Forensics
Keynote & Chair
Dr Janane El-Khoury  (Lebanese University)
Legal Framework for Cybersecurity in Lebanon and the Arab Region
Panelists
  • Dr  Tarteel Darwish – (SYRIA): Digital Forensics in Syria
  • Dr Antonios Abou Kasm: Legal Issues of AI
  • LAF Delegate
  • Mr George Khoueiry, Lebanese IT syndicate
  • Dr Marie Line Karam (paper 85), Artificial Intelligence and Traditional Legal System
 
 

Parallel Session 5

 

Thursday March 28th, 2019  Afternoon    /  Jeudi 28 Mars 2019 Après-midi  (3:45PM - 5:00PM / 15h45 - 17h00)

 

TRACK 1 & 2. TECHNOLOGY, DEFENCE & SECURITY

session   5.1 

and 5.2

Social Media, fake news, and DEFENCE & SECURITY 
Paper 90

Katia Raya (USJ, LEBANON).

Nicole D'Almeida (Sorbonne Université France)

Maroun Chamoun (USJ Lebanon)

The role of social media analytics in defence and security
Paper 47
Elizabeth Abou Samra (Research and Strategic Studies Center, LEBANON)
The Role of Social Media and its Impact on Security and Defence
Paper 28  

Zaher Soubra (LEBANON)

Amal Dabbous. (USJ, LEBANON).

Circulation of Fake News on WhatsApp: A Threat Analysis Model to Assess the Impact on Public Safety
 

TRACK 3.  TECHNOLOGY  and ORGANIZATIONS: LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES

SESSION 5.3
Legislation & Ethics at the local and the international levels
Session Chair
Paper 95 
Pr Michel Philippart. (EDHEC, BELGIUM)
Why do Business Schools Train in Artificial Intelligence Leadership
 Paper 84  
Pr Ghada Awada, (AUB, LEBANON)
Artificial Intelligence in Army Defense: Violation or Adherence to International Law
  Paper 51
Maher Shehab, Abbas Tarhini, Puzant Balozian and Khodr Fakih (LAU, LEBANON)
Legislation of Cyber Law and Digital Forensics in Lebanon
TRACK 4. TECHNOLOGY: LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES
session   5.4
PANEL
Ethics and Psychological Aspects of E-Media and Social Media
Keynote & Chair
 Mrs Laure Suleiman:  NNA  Director Lebanon
Papers 
  • Dr Amani Ali (SUDAN): The Role of Psychology in AI and its Impact on National Security
  • Mrs Norma AlHadda: Ethics in AI
  • Dr Ali Tabbouk  (OMAN): The impact of Social Media on the National Security
  • Col Ali Hamieh. (Paper 61)  القانون الدولي والاستخدام العسكري للأنظمة البحرية غير المأهولة
  • Dr Souheil Farah (RUSSIA): Possibilities and threats in AI
 
 

Third Day

 
 

Closing session / Session de cloture

 
Friday March 29th, 2019  Morning    /  Vendredi 29 Mars 2019  Avant-midi (09:00AM - 12:00PM / 9h00 - 12h00)
 Conference conclusion  /  Cénémonie de clôture
 Conclusion of the Track 1
Pr Charbel Chedrawi, USJ
 Conclusion of the Track 2
Pr Elie Nasr, AUST
 Conclusion of the Track 3
Pr Abbas Tarhini,   LAU
 Conclusion of the track 4
Pr Janane El-Khoury and Pr Camille Habib Lebanese University 
AISD2019 Take aways
Pr Antoine Harfouche, ICTO, LAIS, MENA-AIS 
AISD2019 recommandations
 Concluding remarks of the conference
Brig. Gen. Said EL Kozah, Research and Strategic Studies Center, Lebanon