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Theme: What is the Future?

This event occurred on
March 18, 2023
Amman, ٰĀmmān (Al ٰĀşimah)

This year's TEDxPSUT will be very different from prior conferences; we'll make a big effort to expose a lot of health and technology sectors as well as potential future industries. There will also be a section on science fiction that's based on keeping up with technological advancement.
The conference for this year will take place on March 18, 2023, at Princess Sumaya University for Technology's Friendship Auditorium. Filling completing the form will allow you to join in case your appilcation got approved. We guarantee that you will love the conference, which will feature a wide variety of topics, in addition to the excellent information and motivation you will acquire also the conference include breakfast, drinks, juices, a delectable lunch buffet, and numerous gifts.

What is the Future? is the TEDxPSUT theme! We'll get the answers to that and other questions from invited speakers. Is the future currently? Or what will change and what will occur in the future? What advances are coming in AI and medicine? Where will modern technology lead us? The topic will be discussed by speakers from the academic, medical, technological, and industrial sectors, as well as by intellectuals from various backgrounds and spheres of life.

Princess Sumaya University for Technology Friendship Auditorium
Khalil Saket Street, Al-Jubaiha
Amman, ٰĀmmān (Al ٰĀşimah), 11941
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Ahmad Obaidat

Ahmad Obaidat is the CEO & Founder of, the biggest marketplace for online courses in the Arab world. He has a B.Sc. degree in Nuclear Engineering. He is a senior consultant in Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain with about 11 years of experience in AI & Blockchain technologies with various projects and implementations in public and private sectors regionally. Ahmad Obaidat is a startup mentor in Newchip Accelerator, one of the biggest accelerators in the world. His goal in Newchip is to provide the entrepreneurs and innovators working in the fourth industrial revolution fields with technical support through an integrated journey from idea to product. He is also a consultant for many global companies such as Avertra Corp, Beyond Limits and STC.

Amal Al Sadi

Mobile Architect at Orange Jordan
Founder & CTO, Amal provided technical direction across the company in areas of Software architectures, and information security. With more than 20 years hands-on skills and expertise in Telecommunications, Mobile Software Development and Software-as-a-Service delivery using the cloud. And experienced in different business areas to drive innovation and strategic positioning, and supports business development activities, with technical support in product concept development, customer relations, and proposal activities.

Baha Hussein

The Royal Film Commission - Jordan
Baha is an M.F.A degree holder in Film Editing & Directing from the Red Sea Institute for Cinematic Arts (an affiliation with the University of Southern California for Cinematic Arts) and a B.F.A degree in Cinema & TV Directing from the Higher Cinema Institute in Egypt. Baha has great passion for cinema and storytelling. Besides his work as the Regional Training Manager at the Royal Film Commission – Jordan, he is also a Film Editor and Director. He has edited feature films, short films, documentaries, and TV shows and series. He is constantly seeking ways to support other emerging filmmakers to find their voices and the right tools to tell their stories in the best possible way.

Dr. Ashraf M. A. Ahmad

Dean at PSUT, President at Jordanian Programmers Association, Jordan Cyber Security Council Memebr, Associate Prof PSUT, Chairman of ACM ICPC Levant Region
Dr. Ashraf Ahmad is currently the dean of computing sciences college at Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT). He has authored several scientific publications including journal papers, conference papers, and books. Dr. Ahmad has won the American Challenge Cup in Jordan for his invention of a border security device.

Dr. Ibrahim Albluwi

Associate Professor of Computer Science, PSUT
Dr. Ibrahim is an assistant professor of Computer Science at Princess Sumaya University for Technology (Amman, Jordan). His research interests are in the field of computer science education. He is mainly interested in improving our understanding of how to best teach and assess programming, algorithms, data structures and problem solving.

Dr. Noraldein Al-Deri

Scientist and Founder of EICADD
Dr. Al-Deri is a scientific researcher in the field of neurodevelopment disorders and learning disabilities. He is the author of multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals in the fields of learning disabilities, neurodevelopment disorders, genetics, and medicine.

Dr. Reema Diab

Chief Executive Officer | Galaxy Organization for Technology
Dr. Reema is a: AI Expert |Youth Influencer | Popular keynote Speaker Founder Galaxy Organization for Technology xCEO Nokia -Alcatel xCFO UN Tech women Fellow, USA 🇺🇸 Award winning in AI Technology 🥇 Futurist |Strategic Business Technology Consultant for INGO’s, Tesla and World Bank. She is a Managing Director with 10 years' experience in the field #AI of Telecommunications Managment & Financial management. She helps organizations improve their business performance, use data more intelligently, and understand the implications of new technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data, blockchains, and the Internet of Things. USA has ranked Reema as one of the world’s top 100 Tech women influencers. She is a frequent contributor to the World Economic Forum and writes a regular column for International Economic websites.

Dr. Yara Oweis

Assistant Professor School of Dentistry - University of Jordan
Yara grew up in Amman, Jordan where she received a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Jordan. She then joined the University of Manchester, UK as an MSc student in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics. After obtaining her degree, Yara returned to Jordan to work as a full-time lecturer at The Faculty of Dentistry, University of Jordan for nine years. In 2015, Yara joined Professor Faleh Tamimi’s and Professor Marta Cerruti’s groups as a PhD student. Her research focuses on controlling the surface chemical properties of dental materials and teeth to enhance their performance. This includes surface chemical modification of alloys used in dental prosthesis to enhance their adhesion to composite resin, controlling the surface hardness and the optical properties of teeth and dental restorations to enhance appearance and durability. After obtaining her PHD, Yara returned to Jordan and was promoted to assistant Professor at the school of Dentistry, University of Jordan.

Eng. Belal Hafnawi

Commissioner - Board Member, Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC-Jordan)
Belal Al-Hafnawi is an ICT Executive experienced in Management, leadership, regulatory and strategy. He is currently working as a Commissioner/Full time Board Member in Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC). He has (20) years of intensive experience in technology, telecommunications, information technology and digital transformation. He worked with several international mobile network vendors and service providers (Huawei, Motorola, Nokia and Samsung Electronics and STC). He has wide work experience in various telecommunications fields, which included management, technical and consulting experience, managing complex programs/projects and operations management. He has completed an executive track in Management and Leadership of technology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)/United States focused on Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Business Implications and Platform Strategies. He is a technical writer, an author and an international speaker.

Eng.Mohammad AlKhudari

CEO of Green Circle
Eng. Mohammad Al-Khudari is a serial entrepreneur and top Information technology, Specialized Higher Education advisor and cybersecurity expert with a specialty in repositioning technology firms. Mr. Mohammad is an industry-leading authority in technology channels and specializes in digital transformation and international development, operations in Middle-East. With more than 17+ years of broad based senior level experience, management experience in technology and Education. Alkhudari currently serves as co-founder & CEO with establishing Next generation online Educational Institutions, previously CDO, country manager, ICT Manager, executive manager. Previously held stronger positions in Security Matterz, Converged cloud head at Hewlett-Packard, Tuwaiq communications.

Hazem Mulhim

Founder and CEO, Eastnets | Tech Entrepreneur | Compliance and Payments Strategist| Social Entrepreneur| Author "Two Brown Envelopes "
Founder and CEO, Eastnets | Tech Entrepreneur | Compliance and Payments Strategist| Social Entrepreneur| Author "Two Brown Envelopes " Hazem Mulhim is an entrepreneur, philanthropist and speaker. A Palestinian whose family hails from Halhul in the West Bank, he was born in Saudi Arabia and grew up in Jordan, Kuwait and England. He studied medical electronics in Bulgaria and business management at INSEAD. In 1984, after working in Orlando, Florida, he founded a high-street computer store in Jordan modeled on Radio Shack. Since then, he has transformed this business, now called Eastnets, into a global software solutions company. Hazem also runs Rewell, a charity supporting women-run entrepreneurial projects in the Jordan valley. Hazem holds dual Jordanian-Belgian citizenship and divides his time between Dubai, Amman and Brussels.

Saeed Qaffaf

Software Engineer
Saeed Qaffaf is a software engineer, a disability rights activist, a motivational speaker and a person without limits. Saeed was born with a disability as a result of oxygen deprivation at birth, yet he pursued a normal education with a desire for improving the lives of individuals with disabilities.

Sari Hweitat

CEO, Xina AI "The world’s first Arabic interactive voice assistant (IVA)"
Co-founder and CEO of Xina AI, the world’s first Arabic voice conversational platform. With over 10 years of entrepreneurial experience in technology and innovation, Sari currently leads Xina’s product development and regional business expansion. During his diverse career, Sari was awarded and recognized multiple times including the Ernest and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award and was recognized by Forbes for having one of the Middle East’s most promising startups.

Sunil Peer

Senior Solutions Architect at Huawei
Sunil has extensive experience in the ICT industry covering a wide range of roles and functions. Over the last 25 years he handled a variety of Industry Segments, Verticals, Products & Solutions and Consulting Services BU’s across Global ICT Organizations. At Huawei, Sunil's responsibility is to work closely with customers and understand their Technology environments and business challenges and help create Technology and Business transformation roadmaps and solutions.

Organizing team

Ahmad Ghazi

Amman, Jordan


Amman , Jordan
  • Ahmad Abdelfattah
    Team member
  • Dareen Al- Khateeb
  • Elissa Hindi
    Team member
  • Haneen Abdullah
  • Jana Qudah
  • Karam Al-Salfiti
  • Lujain Alqudah
  • Lujain Alfaqir
  • Omar Khalil
  • Omar Sharif
  • Osama Ayman Alawna
    Team member
  • Rama Hajeer
    Team member
  • sadeen khattab
    Team member
  • Samira Abubaker
    Team member
  • Sana'a Anwar Tamimi
  • Sarah Badran
  • Selen Qarajeh
    Team member
  • Tareq Sarayji
  • yara Khattab
    Team member
  • Yara AlSiddig