December 15 -16 2020, Agadir - Morocco


  • Provide an exclusive platform for women researchers, professionals, innovators and entrepreneurs to learn from each other, share their knowledge and experience and create an inclusive community that commonly innovates to the benefit of the society.
  • Promote the sense of collaboration, leadership, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit among attendees.


  • Research Talks and Panel Sessions
  • Distinguished Guest Speakers
  • Symposium Book with an official ISSN
  • Award Ceremony
  • Evening Cocktail Diner
  • Social Event


  • Women Researchers and Academics from all faculties and engineering Schools.
  • Women Professionals making use of ICT and Technology, Engineering and related sectors.
  • Women Entrepreneurs who are integrating technology in businesses.

Topics and Submissions

We therefore solicit submission of original research projects describing significant developments from female researchers and professionals, as well as showcases reporting ongoing research and achieving significant contributions like prototypes, products, services or applications. Submissions in all areas that make use of ICT and technology are welcome, with more attention given to e-health, e-learning, e-government, e-Media, Natural Language Processing, digital transformation, and crisis management.

Prospective female authors should submit, by using the online EDAS paper submission platform, a paper up to 6 pages using the IEEE Manuscript template.


Accepted contributions will be published in the CiSt’20 Congress proceeding and submitted to IEEE Xplore Library, Scopus and DBLP. Furthermore, Authors of high-quality papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their work for publication in a special issue/section of an international journal.

The 3 best papers will be awarded during the IEEE WIE IS’20 official ceremony.

Important Dates

Paper Submission

September 13, 2020

Acceptance Notification

October 18, 2020

Camera-ready Submission

October 25, 2020

Early Registration

November 13, 2020


December 15-16, 2020

Click below to download the Call for Papers

Click below to download the Call for Speakers


Dr. Kaoutar El Maghraoui
Dr. Kaoutar El Maghraoui
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Mrs. Saloua Karkri Belkeziz
Mrs. Saloua Karkri Belkeziz
President GFI Africa


Dr. Houda Chakiri
Dr. Houda Chakiri
Chair IEEE Women in Engineering Affinity Group, Morocco.
Dr. Leila Benhlima
Dr. Leila Benhlima
Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs, Mohammed V University and Arab Women in computing Morocco Chapter Board member

Program Committee

Dr Rachida AJHOUN, ENSIAS, Mohammed V University, Morocco
Dr Esma AIMEUR, Montréal University, Canada
Dr Zainab ALMERAJ, College of Life Sciences, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Dr Lamia BENHIBA, ENSIAS, Mohammed V University, Morocco
Dr Nadia BENNANI, INSA-Lyon, France
Dr Bouchra BOUQATA, Amazon Robotics, USA
Dr Yousra CHTOUKI, Al Akhawayn University, Morocco
Dr Najima DAOUDI, ESI, Morocco
Dr Rachida DSSOULI, Concordia University, Canada
Dr Kaoutar EL MAGHRAOUI, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Dr Fatine JEBBOR, Mohammed V University, Morocco
Dr Hind LAMHARHAR, Mohammed V University, Morocco
Dr Hanane LHANNAOUI, Office des Changes, Morocco
Dr Irene MISOI, Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Kenya
Dr Salma MOULINE, FS, Mohamed V University, Morocco
Dr Asmae MOURHIR, Al Akhawayn University, Morocco
Dr Ounsa ROUDIES, EMI, Mohamed V University, Morocco
Dr Hanae SBAI Assistant Professor at FST mohammedia University of casablanca, Morocco
Dr Dalila CHIADMI Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénrieurs, Mohammed V University, Morocco
Dr Farida SEMMAK, Paris-Est Creteil University, France
Dr Nisrine SOUISSI, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des mines de Rabat, Morocco
Dr Sirine TALEB, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

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