The Algerian Engineering Competition :

December 12th - 15th 2018

Distributed (Algiers, Oran, Tlemcen, Constantine, Annaba & Ouargla)


Organizers :

Vision and Innovation Club
The Wilaya of Algiers

What is the Algerian Engineering Competition ?

The AEC is a national competition between groups of up to 5 members under the supervision of qualified mentors, its main purpose is about bridging the Algerian global industry needs and technology solutions built by innovators (students/graduates open to all universities and engineering schools in Algeria and also young start-ups). The competition is a great opportunity that allows participants to showcase their creativity, innovation and problem solving skills around a case given by industry experts and companies.


Who Can Attend ?

Teams will be of up to 5 members each. Applications can be submitted as teams or as individuals. One of the aims of the AEC is to give entrepreneurs an opportunity to get new perspectives from fresh talent and inspire them, as well as to allow students to interact with and learn from professionals already in the smart technology industry. Thus, the kick-off event the day before the competition will focus on a series of conferences about new technologies in the emerging countries, as well as ice breakers and team building activities. Representatives of companies or industries are definitely required to ensure market research; however, as the competition includes coming up with a new product and creating holistic business models, successful teams need to balance technology gurus, business and finance geeks, data analysis experts, and product managers. Talented designers will also be necessary to maximize solution aesthetics and presentations!


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Start-ups :

We believe in every early-stage Startup, focusing on pairing Technology with Talent and willing to be emerged in business ventures.

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Regular Participants :

Free innovators, fresh graduates and also students who have a great passion in technological field and ready to invest in their skills and potentials.

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Research & Development Labs :

Powerful individuals who Synthesize and Theorize, Explore and Clarify, Develop and Test, Implement and Improve their studies efficiency.


Where is it Held ?


The Challenge :

The solution model structure goes through four steps:

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Problem Identification

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Technical Needs to resolve the Problem

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Design Specification (Architecture)

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Implementation


This Edition’s Theme :

With the “Smart Technologies” highlighting new coming industries and start-ups, and as a follow-up to the Smart Cities Global Investment Summit, this edition of our event will hold the theme “Smart Cities”, bridging the gap between students and the industrial while focusing on new and upcoming aspects.

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Problematics :

Participants will be given 48 hours to develop a business model for a product that solves a topic in one of four tracks: energy efficiency, waste management, water and transportation.


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Transportation :

Increased urbanization with rising fuel costs and road congestion should push consumers towards alternative and more sustainable forms of transportation. Smart cities must provide access to safe, affordable, and sustainable transport systems, which puts the spotlight on e-mobility and electric vehicles (EVs). Smart transportation solutions must take into consideration public transportation, the transport of goods, passenger transport, and company fleets, and how sustainable transportation can help reach energy and air quality targets as well.

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Energy Efficiency :

“With 20 percent of the world’s electricity used for lighting, it’s been calculated that optimal use of LED lighting could reduce this to 4 percent.” Energy efficiency is one of the most demanding issue within such urban centres owing to the complexity of the energy systems and their vital role. Therefore, significant attention and effort need to be dedicated to this problem

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Waste management :

The amount of waste generated has tripled since 1960. An effective strategy for municipal waste disposal and management can offer improved solutions for the various problems associated with waste materials.An effective management strategy will also see to it that landfills are purposefully located to ease waste collection, transfer, and monitoring or recycling.

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Water :

1 child dies every single minute from a Diarrheal desease caused by contaminated water and poor sanitation, these are more deaths than HIV, MALARIA and tuberculosis COMBINED Poor water quality has a direct impact on water quantity in a number of ways. Declining water quality has become a global issue of concern as human populations grow, industrial and agricultural activities expand, and climate change threatens to cause major alterations to the hydrological cycle.


Speakers :

Dr. Riad Hartani

Dr. Riad Hartani

Strategic Technology Adviser, Smart City Algiers

Jonathan Trent

Jonathan Trent

Professor at U.C. Santa Cruz/NASA Scientist, Director, OMEGA Global Initiative

Eric Chan

Eric Chan

CEO, Mobileslate, Silicon Valley, USA

Dr. Mustafa Ergen

Dr. Mustafa Ergen

Chief Architect, Turk Telecom, Istanbul, Turkey

Rabih Khoury

Rabih Khoury

Senior Executive, Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) MEA UAE

Ananda Sen Gupta

Ananda Sen Gupta

CEO, Trackmybeat, New Delhi, India

Faten Aissi Zardi

Faten Aissi Zardi

Founder of MERAKI Consulting, Tunisia

Frank Rayal

Frank Rayal

CEO, Telesystem Innovations Inc. (TSI), Toronto, Canada

Latif Ladid

Latif Ladid

Chair at 5G World Alliance & President, IPv6 Forum, Luxembourg

Peter Lyons

Peter Lyons

Partnership Development Lead, World Economic Forum, New York, USA

Shervin Bakhtiari

Shervin Bakhtiari

TMT Innovation, Business, & Investment Consultant & Advisor, China

Dr. Mussad Al-Razouki

Dr. Mussad Al-Razouki

Chief Business Development Officer, Kuwait Life Sciences Company, Kuwait

Noureddine Tayebi

Noureddine Tayebi

CEO, InSense Inc, USA

Alina Gratschner

Alina Gratschner

Managing Partner, Accelerate Korea

Dr. James Shanahan

Dr. James Shanahan

CEO, Duncan & Church Silicon Valley, USA

Gopal Dommety

Gopal Dommety

CEO, OpsMX, Silicon Valley, USA

Kiran Inampudi

Kiran Inampudi

Startup Advisor, Alchemist Accelerator, San Francisco, USA

Tobias Martens

Tobias Martens

Senior Project Manager, XU Exponential University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Dr. Anurag Maunder

Dr. Anurag Maunder

CEO & Founder, dLoop, San Francisco, USA

Rolf Lumpe

Rolf Lumpe

Managing Director, RAL Capital Limited, Tokyo, Japan

Etienne Piciocchi

Etienne Piciocchi

Strategy and Corporate Finance Consulting Director, Xona Partners

Dr. Vishal Sharma

Dr. Vishal Sharma

Principal, Metanoai, Silicon Valley, USA

Xavier Reille

Xavier Reille

Country Manager, IFC

Riadh Boukhris

Riadh Boukhris

Founder & CEO, Blue Mena Group, Dubai, UAE

Aisha Sheikh

Aisha Sheikh

Founder & Designer, Simplexity, USA

Krimo Salem

Krimo Salem

Founder & CEO, If & Then, USA

Prof. Mérouane Debbah

Prof. Mérouane Debbah

Director of Huawei R&D, France

Boris Mann

Boris Mann

Managing Director, Frontier Foundry

 Paddy Ramanathan

Paddy Ramanathan

Founder and Managing Director, iValley Innovation Center, USA

Anand Gupta

Anand Gupta

Consultant, Xona Partners, Dallas, USA

Terri Chu

Terri Chu

Integration Team Lead - MOAI Solutions,Canada

Issa Aghabi

Issa Aghabi

Venture Capital, IFC, UAE

Nizar Jegham

Nizar Jegham

Senior Consultant, NXN

Dean Sirovica

Dean Sirovica

Founding Partner at Xona Partners

Richard Jefferes

Richard Jefferes

Managing Director - Asia Pacific at Collinear Networks

Nobu Saito

Nobu Saito

CEO, Shoreblend, Japan

Jagadish Channagiri

Jagadish Channagiri

Founder & CEO ,Moogilu

Dr. Sumit D. Chowdhury

Dr. Sumit D. Chowdhury

Founder & CEO ,Gaia Smart Cities, India

Betty Enyonam Kumahor

Betty Enyonam Kumahor

Founder and Managing Partner, Cobalt Partners, USA

Isabelle Paradis

Isabelle Paradis

Founder and President, HOT TELECOM, Canada

Cameron MacLeod

Cameron MacLeod

Founder/CEO, Global Civic Innovation Centre

Majid Alghaslan

Majid Alghaslan

Accomplished Executive, Entrepreneur, and Investor - Saudi Arabia

Dion Jerling

Dion Jerling

Co-Founder, Connect Earth, Magic-i - South Africa

Paul Muller

Paul Muller

Chief Executive, Connect Earth - South Africa

Wendy Chen

Wendy Chen

CEO, Omnistream, Hong Kong

Roderik van der Graaf

Roderik van der Graaf

Managing Partner at Lemniscap, Hong Kong

Hussein Hallak

Hussein Hallak

General Manager at Launch Academy, Canada

Dr Hammou Messatfa

Dr Hammou Messatfa

Government Technical Leader Middle East & Africa

Lamis Yazbeck

Lamis Yazbeck

Country Director at Oxford Business Group

Aranka Anema

Aranka Anema

Founder, CEO at Global Health PX, Canada

Dr. Riad Hartani

Dr. Riad Hartani

Strategic Technology Adviser, Smart City Algiers

Jonathan Trent

Jonathan Trent

Professor at U.C. Santa Cruz/NASA Scientist, Director, OMEGA Global Initiative

Eric Chan

Eric Chan

CEO, Mobileslate, Silicon Valley, USA

Dr. Mustafa Ergen

Dr. Mustafa Ergen

Chief Architect, Turk Telecom, Istanbul, Turkey

Rabih Khoury

Rabih Khoury

Senior Executive, Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) MEA UAE

Ananda Sen Gupta

Ananda Sen Gupta

CEO, Trackmybeat, New Delhi, India

Faten Aissi Zardi

Faten Aissi Zardi

Founder of MERAKI Consulting, Tunisia

Frank Rayal

Frank Rayal

CEO, Telesystem Innovations Inc. (TSI), Toronto, Canada

Latif Ladid

Latif Ladid

Chair at 5G World Alliance & President, IPv6 Forum, Luxembourg

Peter Lyons

Peter Lyons

Partnership Development Lead, World Economic Forum, New York, USA

Shervin Bakhtiari

Shervin Bakhtiari

TMT Innovation, Business, & Investment Consultant & Advisor, China

Dr. Mussad Al-Razouki

Dr. Mussad Al-Razouki

Chief Business Development Officer, Kuwait Life Sciences Company, Kuwait

Noureddine Tayebi

Noureddine Tayebi

CEO, InSense Inc, USA

Alina Gratschner

Alina Gratschner

Managing Partner, Accelerate Korea

Dr. James Shanahan

Dr. James Shanahan

CEO, Duncan & Church Silicon Valley, USA

Gopal Dommety

Gopal Dommety

CEO, OpsMX, Silicon Valley, USA

Kiran Inampudi

Kiran Inampudi

Startup Advisor, Alchemist Accelerator, San Francisco, USA

Tobias Martens

Tobias Martens

Senior Project Manager, XU Exponential University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Dr. Anurag Maunder

Dr. Anurag Maunder

CEO & Founder, dLoop, San Francisco, USA

Rolf Lumpe

Rolf Lumpe

Managing Director, RAL Capital Limited, Tokyo, Japan

Etienne Piciocchi

Etienne Piciocchi

Strategy and Corporate Finance Consulting Director, Xona Partners

Dr. Vishal Sharma

Dr. Vishal Sharma

Principal, Metanoai, Silicon Valley, USA

Xavier Reille

Xavier Reille

Country Manager, IFC

Riadh Boukhris

Riadh Boukhris

Founder & CEO, Blue Mena Group, Dubai, UAE

Aisha Sheikh

Aisha Sheikh

Founder & Designer, Simplexity, USA

Krimo Salem

Krimo Salem

Founder & CEO, If & Then, USA

Prof. Mérouane Debbah

Prof. Mérouane Debbah

Director of Huawei R&D, France

Boris Mann

Boris Mann

Managing Director, Frontier Foundry

 Paddy Ramanathan

Paddy Ramanathan

Founder and Managing Director, iValley Innovation Center, USA

Anand Gupta

Anand Gupta

Consultant, Xona Partners, Dallas, USA

Terri Chu

Terri Chu

Integration Team Lead - MOAI Solutions,Canada

Issa Aghabi

Issa Aghabi

Venture Capital, IFC, UAE

Nizar Jegham

Nizar Jegham

Senior Consultant, NXN

Dean Sirovica

Dean Sirovica

Founding Partner at Xona Partners

Richard Jefferes

Richard Jefferes

Managing Director - Asia Pacific at Collinear Networks

Nobu Saito

Nobu Saito

CEO, Shoreblend, Japan

Jagadish Channagiri

Jagadish Channagiri

Founder & CEO ,Moogilu

Dr. Sumit D. Chowdhury

Dr. Sumit D. Chowdhury

Founder & CEO ,Gaia Smart Cities, India

Betty Enyonam Kumahor

Betty Enyonam Kumahor

Founder and Managing Partner, Cobalt Partners, USA

Isabelle Paradis

Isabelle Paradis

Founder and President, HOT TELECOM, Canada

Cameron MacLeod

Cameron MacLeod

Founder/CEO, Global Civic Innovation Centre

Majid Alghaslan

Majid Alghaslan

Accomplished Executive, Entrepreneur, and Investor - Saudi Arabia

Dion Jerling

Dion Jerling

Co-Founder, Connect Earth, Magic-i - South Africa

Paul Muller

Paul Muller

Chief Executive, Connect Earth - South Africa

Wendy Chen

Wendy Chen

CEO, Omnistream, Hong Kong

Roderik van der Graaf

Roderik van der Graaf

Managing Partner at Lemniscap, Hong Kong

Hussein Hallak

Hussein Hallak

General Manager at Launch Academy, Canada

Dr Hammou Messatfa

Dr Hammou Messatfa

Government Technical Leader Middle East & Africa

Lamis Yazbeck

Lamis Yazbeck

Country Director at Oxford Business Group

Aranka Anema

Aranka Anema

Founder, CEO at Global Health PX, Canada

Dr. Riad Hartani

Dr. Riad Hartani

Strategic Technology Adviser, Smart City Algiers

Jonathan Trent

Jonathan Trent

Professor at U.C. Santa Cruz/NASA Scientist, Director, OMEGA Global Initiative

Eric Chan

Eric Chan

CEO, Mobileslate, Silicon Valley, USA

Dr. Mustafa Ergen

Dr. Mustafa Ergen

Chief Architect, Turk Telecom, Istanbul, Turkey

Rabih Khoury

Rabih Khoury

Senior Executive, Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) MEA UAE

Ananda Sen Gupta

Ananda Sen Gupta

CEO, Trackmybeat, New Delhi, India

Faten Aissi Zardi

Faten Aissi Zardi

Founder of MERAKI Consulting, Tunisia

Frank Rayal

Frank Rayal

CEO, Telesystem Innovations Inc. (TSI), Toronto, Canada

Latif Ladid

Latif Ladid

Chair at 5G World Alliance & President, IPv6 Forum, Luxembourg

Peter Lyons

Peter Lyons

Partnership Development Lead, World Economic Forum, New York, USA

Shervin Bakhtiari

Shervin Bakhtiari

TMT Innovation, Business, & Investment Consultant & Advisor, China

Dr. Mussad Al-Razouki

Dr. Mussad Al-Razouki

Chief Business Development Officer, Kuwait Life Sciences Company, Kuwait

Noureddine Tayebi

Noureddine Tayebi

CEO, InSense Inc, USA

Alina Gratschner

Alina Gratschner

Managing Partner, Accelerate Korea

Dr. James Shanahan

Dr. James Shanahan

CEO, Duncan & Church Silicon Valley, USA

Gopal Dommety

Gopal Dommety

CEO, OpsMX, Silicon Valley, USA

Kiran Inampudi

Kiran Inampudi

Startup Advisor, Alchemist Accelerator, San Francisco, USA

Tobias Martens

Tobias Martens

Senior Project Manager, XU Exponential University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Dr. Anurag Maunder

Dr. Anurag Maunder

CEO & Founder, dLoop, San Francisco, USA

Rolf Lumpe

Rolf Lumpe

Managing Director, RAL Capital Limited, Tokyo, Japan

Etienne Piciocchi

Etienne Piciocchi

Strategy and Corporate Finance Consulting Director, Xona Partners

Dr. Vishal Sharma

Dr. Vishal Sharma

Principal, Metanoai, Silicon Valley, USA

Xavier Reille

Xavier Reille

Country Manager, IFC

Riadh Boukhris

Riadh Boukhris

Founder & CEO, Blue Mena Group, Dubai, UAE

Aisha Sheikh

Aisha Sheikh

Founder & Designer, Simplexity, USA

Krimo Salem

Krimo Salem

Founder & CEO, If & Then, USA

Prof. Mérouane Debbah

Prof. Mérouane Debbah

Director of Huawei R&D, France

Boris Mann

Boris Mann

Managing Director, Frontier Foundry

 Paddy Ramanathan

Paddy Ramanathan

Founder and Managing Director, iValley Innovation Center, USA

Anand Gupta

Anand Gupta

Consultant, Xona Partners, Dallas, USA

Terri Chu

Terri Chu

Integration Team Lead - MOAI Solutions,Canada

Issa Aghabi

Issa Aghabi

Venture Capital, IFC, UAE

Nizar Jegham

Nizar Jegham

Senior Consultant, NXN

Dean Sirovica

Dean Sirovica

Founding Partner at Xona Partners

Richard Jefferes

Richard Jefferes

Managing Director - Asia Pacific at Collinear Networks

Nobu Saito

Nobu Saito

CEO, Shoreblend, Japan

Jagadish Channagiri

Jagadish Channagiri

Founder & CEO ,Moogilu

Dr. Sumit D. Chowdhury

Dr. Sumit D. Chowdhury

Founder & CEO ,Gaia Smart Cities, India

Betty Enyonam Kumahor

Betty Enyonam Kumahor

Founder and Managing Partner, Cobalt Partners, USA

Isabelle Paradis

Isabelle Paradis

Founder and President, HOT TELECOM, Canada

Cameron MacLeod

Cameron MacLeod

Founder/CEO, Global Civic Innovation Centre

Majid Alghaslan

Majid Alghaslan

Accomplished Executive, Entrepreneur, and Investor - Saudi Arabia

Dion Jerling

Dion Jerling

Co-Founder, Connect Earth, Magic-i - South Africa

Paul Muller

Paul Muller

Chief Executive, Connect Earth - South Africa

Wendy Chen

Wendy Chen

CEO, Omnistream, Hong Kong

Roderik van der Graaf

Roderik van der Graaf

Managing Partner at Lemniscap, Hong Kong

Hussein Hallak

Hussein Hallak

General Manager at Launch Academy, Canada

Dr Hammou Messatfa

Dr Hammou Messatfa

Government Technical Leader Middle East & Africa

Lamis Yazbeck

Lamis Yazbeck

Country Director at Oxford Business Group

Aranka Anema

Aranka Anema

Founder, CEO at Global Health PX, Canada


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Xona Partners
Frontier Foundry
Launch Academy
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