AIJRF has Named Prof. Abdullatif AlShamsi as the Honorary President of Artificial Intelligence Journalism World Forum

Prof. AlShamsi: AIJWF is a great opportunity to discuss the future of the media industry and 4IR technologies

Dr. Mohamed Abdulzaher:Prof. Al Shamsi is a great and distinctive addition to AIJWF this year

Prof. Ibrahim Aljarah is the AIJWF General Rapporteur

Dubai- Artificial Intelligence Journalism

Artificial Intelligence Journalism for Research and Forecasting (AIJRF), the leading institution in AI and media research, and the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions’ studies, is honored to announce that Professor  H.E Professor Abdullatif AlShamsi, President & CEO of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), has been named as the honorary president of the Artificial Intelligence Journalism World Forum (AIJWF) in its second  edition in March 2022. Also, Prof. Ibrahim Aljarah,  AI and Big Data specialist , was chosen as the General Rapporteur of the Forum.

Dr. Mohamed Abdulzaher, CEO of AIJRF has welcomed Professor AlShamsi as honorary president of the AIJWF 2022, and he said: “AIJRF has always attracted all minds and scientists with great experiences and forward-looking visions, especially with regard to artificial intelligence technologies and the future of media, education and human service.  Professor AlShamsi is a leading scientific and academic in the field of technology and the educational sectors in the UAE and the Arab region, with a distinguished global vision.”

Dr. Mohamed Abdulzaher

He added: “AIJWF this year is focusing on many important topics, including Dynamic Human Skills (DHS), Covidization of Media Industry, Media of the Metaverse, 7G Journalism, Robotization of Marketing. In addition, it puts light on many of the technologies of the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions in the service of mankind.”

Global Education Leadership

 “AIJWFis a great annual opportunity to discuss the future of the media industry in light of the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, as the AIJWF discusses many international and regional experiences in this field. in addition we will review the most prominent technologies created by the Fourth Industrial Revolution and their integration into many sectors such as education, health and building future cities.“, said Prof AlShamsi .

Dr. AlShamsi added: “AIJWF contributes to presenting ideas and experiences that support the development of the process of integrating artificial intelligence into the world of journalism, especially after the challenges faced by the media field in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, which imposed the adoption of new technologies that support flexibility, readiness and quality in performance and continuity of the work. We should note that the amazing development in artificial intelligence today calls for the need to invest this effectively in various sectors, especially universities, in order to support the creation of a more innovative and enjoyable environment and educational models for students. “

Professor Abdullatif AlShamsi
President & CEO of HCT

For instance, Dr. AlShamsi said: ”  analyzing big data, we can design programs and provide specialized educational services that meet the needs of the individual student according to his abilities and inclinations.”

Dr. Al Shamsi noted that all of this is in line with the objectives of the UAE’s strategy for artificial intelligence, which supports the integration of many artificial intelligence technologies in various sectors to provide innovative work models that can cope with rapidly changing globally and with high efficiency.

AIJWF General Rapporteur

On the other hand, AIJRF announced the selection of Prof. Ibrahim Aljarah, Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data, as General Rapporteur of the AIJWF 2022, due to his great academic and practical experience in this field, and he  
 has been listed by Clarivate Analytics as one of the Highly Cited Researchers in Computer Science in 2021.

Professor. Ibrahim Aljarah
Professor. Ibrahim Aljarah

 ” AIJWF is considered one of the most significant events in the Middle East and the region, as it sheds light on how to benefit from emerging technologies such as AI and Big Data and how to use them to positively affect society in all domains and to create innovative solutions.”  said Prof. Ibrahim Aljarah.

Professor AlShamsi

Professor AlShamsi is an Emirati academician, author and educational change management leader. He is the President & CEO of the Higher Colleges of Technology, a federal education institution in the UAE and the nation’s largest higher education institution in the UAE. Professor AlShamsi received his Ph.D. from Duke University, USA in 1997 and received his master and Bachelor degrees from Boston University. He is the President & CEO for the Higher Colleges of Technology as per Federal Decree (29) for 2015.
Prior to his appointment in HCT he was the Managing Director of the Institute of Applied Technology (IAT), from 2007 to the end of 2014, where he established the Applied Technology High Schools (ATHS), the Fatima College for Health Sciences, and Abu Dhabi Polytechnic.
He started his career at UAE University as associate professor. His appointments at UAE University included the post of Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research, where he founded a University-wide Internship and Work Integrated Learning (iWIL) program.

Professor. Ibrahim Aljarah

 Ibrahim Aljarah, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Jordan, and one of the researchers who were selected by the international “Clarifict Analytics” Foundation as the most influential scientist in the field of computer science in the world for the year 2021. It has a high impact factor in artificial intelligence and machine learning, and has obtained more than from 6800 citations and 42 to the harsh coefficient, according to the classification of the American Stanford University for the years 2020 and 2021.

The surgeon specializes in artificial intelligence, deep learning algorithms, and research in big data science and computational intelligence. He holds a PhD with honors from North Dakota State University, USA in 2014.

In 2017, Al-Jarrah established, in partnership with ambitious researchers from several countries around the world, a research group specialized in Evolutionary Machine Learning (EVO-ML.com), and was awarded the “Ali Mango” award for distinguished researcher for scientific colleges for solid research last year 2020.


Artificial Intelligence Journalism World Forum (AIJWF) is the first global platform and an annual event, where it brings together academics, media professionals, AI development companies, educational institutions, and government entities to forecast the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions technologies and its impact on the future of human.

AIJWF’s first edition has been launched in March 2021, and it was headed by Professor Farouk El-Baz, the Egyptian American space scientist and geologist, with the participation of more than 50 universities, think tanks and more than 200 researchers and journalists from 20 countries.

AIJRF has Named H.E Prof. Abdullatif AlShamsi as the Honorary President of Artificial Intelligence Journalism World Forum
AIJWF 2021


Artificial Intelligence Journalism for Research and Forecasting (AIJRF) think tank is a global leading organization in researching, forecasting, and shaping the future of Artificial Intelligence and human and the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions.

AIJRF has the advanced skills in training, teaching, searching, and forecasting through its advisory board, plus three skilled teams, which are academic, editorial, and media team, in cooperation with various research institutions and universities, and specialized groups of academics and researchers in US, Euro, Asia, and Medial East. They speak and edit in five different languages: Arabic, English, French, Italian and Spanish.

AIJRF manages and issues” Artificial Intelligence Journalism Journal (AIJJ), the first AI Journalism academic journal in both Arabic and English. Artificial Intelligence Journalism for Research and Forecasting (AIJRF), manages and supervises the Artificial Intelligence Journalism World Forum (AIJWF), the first global platform includes academics, media professionals and the specialists of artificial intelligence technologies, from educational institutions, universities, and the media.

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