Dubai Customs in collaboration with The British University in Dubai organises two webinars

The Service Innovation Department at Dubai Customs in collaboration with The British University in Dubai organised two webinars on Artificial Intelligence(AI) and Blockchain.


On 22 February 2021, Prof. Sherief Abdullah, Professor of Artificial Intelligence, conducted a webinar titled AI and Data Science Applications. In his webinar, Prof. Sherief provided an overview of AI with particular focus on machine learning and its applications in data science. He talked about applications ranging from smart homes to smart cities, from recognising images of human faces with emotions to predicting fraud in custom declarations.


On 25 February 2021, Dr. Maria Papadaki, Director of BUiD’s Centre for Risk Management and Innovation, conducted a webinar titled Introduction to Blockchain Technology. Dr Maria provided an in-depth understanding of Blockchain technology. She talked about three main areas: cryptocurrencies, Blockchain technology, and real-life Blockchain applications. The webinar aimed to help the participants to develop a common understanding around cryptocurrencies and disruptive technologies. She also presented example cases from the UAE.

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