About The Event

The event will be a day-long event, taking place on October 27th, 2018 in Riyadh. Attendees include hundreds of our graduates, government officials, tech employers, and media. The event will host an educational segment (workshops and panel discussions) and a recruiting segment (career booths and in-event interviews).

Hiring Partners

Speakers

Mohammed Alsabi
Mohammed Alsabi

Speaker

Chemical engineer turned statistician turned "data scientist". Making, breaking, and learning things at Mozn.

Mohammed Alsoyagh
Mohammed Alsoyagh

Speaker

Senior Control And Simulation Systems Engineer in The Autonomous Systems Lab, PSD-SARC. Working in development and testing of several indigenous UAV systems. M.Sc in Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Loughborough University (2016).

Ammar Alkhldi
Ammar Alkhldi

Speaker

Ammar Alkhaldi is a reliability engineer who works as an incident investigator and a problem solver in the industrial sector, he has 7 years of experience in the design and operation of chemical plants.

Shaikha Alsalem
Shaikha Alsalem

Speaker

Shaikha is a King Saud University graduate who started her career in an IT services consultancy company, currently a BI developer who’s working on different projects within Data Analytics space, she won couple of performance-based prizes internally within the company and nationally

Ahlam Alduhaish
Ahlam Alduhaish

Speaker

Miss Ahlam obtained her BSc in pharmacy KSU. She worked as a pharmacist in KAAUH hospital till completion the MS in health informatics from ksau-hs. She worked as a HI Specialist at KAAUH. Currently, she's working as a data scientist.

Dr.Lina Altoaimy
Dr.Lina Altoaimy

Speaker

Lina Altoaimy is an assistant professor in the department of Information Technology at King Saud University. She received her Ph.D. degree in computer science from the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) (2016).

Ahmed Alrasheed
Ahmed Alrasheed

Speaker

Ahmed Alrasheed is a data scientist at Mozn, and a part-time data science instructional associate at General Assembly. He is passionate about democratizing education and hopes to contribute to this mission through his work as a program lead with the Saudi Data Community

Mike Yi
Mike Yi

Speaker

Mike is a Content Developer with a multidisciplinary academic background, including math, statistics, physics, and psychology.Previously, he worked on Udacity's Data Analyst Nanodegree program as a support lead.

Mashhoor Aldubayan
Mashhoor Aldubayan

Speaker

A data-driven digital Product Manager who wore different hats in the last 10 years between development, UX and business roles

Safwan Hijazi
Safwan Hijazi

Speaker

Safwan is top rated developer on Upwork freelacning platform where he logged +550 hours. He has 8+ years of practical experience in software development. Specially in mobile & web application development via Java, Swift and other languages.

Agenda

Saturday, October 27

  • 09:00 - 11:00

    Arrival

    Arrival, Registration, Settling in and refreshments

  • 11:00 - 11:10

    Welcome Speech

    Welcome speech by Udacity, Sebastian Thrun & Hamad

  • 11:10 - 11:25

    MiSK Speech

    By Dima Al Yahya

  • 11:25 - 11:40

    Udacity Speech

    By Ayah Shashaa, Head of Partnerships in Udacity MENA

  • 11:40 - 12:00

    Inspiring Story

    By Abdulaziz Alghunaim

  • 12:00 - 12:05

    Closing Remarks & Instructions

    By Udacity

  • 12:05 - 12:15

    Graduates Group Photo

  • 12:15 - 13:00

    45 Minutes Lunch Break

  • 13:00 - 13:40

    Importance of Digital Footprint by LinkedIn

    Workshop (Room 1)

    How to Improve Your Confidence In Your New Skills

    Talk (Room 2)

    "Now What?" -- Making data science part (or all) of your career

    Talk (Room 3)

    Data Skills Needed To Break Into The Industrial Sector

    Talk (Room 4)

    Career Change And The Internal And External Conflicts You May Face

    Talk (Room 5)

  • 13:40 - 13:50

    10 Minutes Break

  • 13:50 - 14:30

    Behavioural Interview Prep

    Workshop (Room 1)

    One Question Away

    Workshop (Room 2)

    Making it in the Data Analytics

    Talk (Room 3)

    How Do Culture And Timing Affect Our Career Choices?

    Talk (Room 4)

    How to Thrive in the Gig Economy

    Talk (Room 5)

  • 14:30 - 14:40

    10 Minutes Break

  • 14:40 - 15:20

    How to Give a Stellar Elevator Pitch

    Workshop (Room 1)

    Innovating for Tomorrow's Technology

    Talk (Room 2)

    Promises in the Industry of Autonomous Transportation

    Talk (Room 3)

    Crossing the realms of realities | A Panel discussion on AR, VR and MR

    Panel (Room 4)

    Contributing To Open Source

    Panel (Room 5)

  • 15:20 - 15:40

    20 Minutes Break

  • 15:40 - 16:20

    Technical Interview Prep

    Workshop (Room 1)

  • 16:20 - 18:00

    1.5 Hours for students & graduates to socialize + close