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Farouk El-Baz to Honorably Chair AIJWF

Sun 17 Jan 2021 | 09:30 PM
Hassan El-Khawaga

The Egyptian-American space scientist Farouk El-Baz has confirmed his participation in the Artificial Intelligence Journalism World Forum (AIJWF), where he will chair the Forum - as the honorary chair of the current edition of the forum.

 In this regard, Baz said: “The Forum is a good opportunity to learn about the latest research and technology advancements on artificial intelligence, and in a way that serves people in the first place. Now we are in a dire need to harness technology and all the effective tools and solutions produced by these technologies that help to face challenges, whether in the fields of healthcare, education, or economics, for example. "

"Many technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and artificial intelligence contribute greatly to designing the future of mankind. The growth of all human societies depends on the tools that science provides every day," Baz added. 

The scientist emphasized that the Covid-19 crisis has shown the big companies and governments are using artificial intelligence to help combat COVID-19. 

They have also revealed the importance of AI technologies in providing new solutions and tools that facilitate human movement and keeping their daily life despite global lockdown in many countries.

 "Through the AIJWF Forum, we will explore the future of artificial intelligence tools and the future of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to provide new, more effective, and more powerful solutions that help mankind, A group of other scientists and researchers will also be participating," according to Baz.

AIJWF includes the participation of more than 50 universities and global Think Tanks, in addition to the participation of more than 200 journalists and media researchers.

Global Opportunity

Dr. Mohamed Abdulzaher, a pioneer of Artificial Intelligence Journalism and CEO of the AIJWF, stressed the role of the Forum this year in forecasting the new media revolution, compatible with the techniques of the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions. 

He also said: “We are VERY proud that the great Egyptian scientist, Professor Farouk El-Baz, has joined the AIJWF; we are very grateful for his presence which will enrich the role of the AIJWF globally. It will also open new horizons for scientists and researchers, as the forum carries a scientific message that focuses on maximizing the benefits of all artificial intelligence tools and solutions.”    

About AIJWF 

Artificial Intelligence Journalism World Forum (AIJWF) is the first global platform to bring together academics, media professionals, and specialists in AI technologies from educational institutions, universities, and the media.

 AIJWF is managed by the Artificial Intelligence Journalism for Research and Forecasting (AIJRF), the UAE-based world’s leading platform in designing the future of media and touching human lives.

 AIJWF hosts an annual specialized academic event, where it brings together companies, institutions, media industry leaders, and technologies of the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions.