NewsArrowPast Speaking Engagements

June 2, 2015

Women Powering Technology Panel: Women Leading Innovation and Change, Sue Abu-Hakima, Co-Founder/CEO Amika Mobile, BitHeads Auditorium, Ottawa, Ontario.

May 13, 2015

WXN Ottawa: I Did It My Way: Lessons Learned from Entrepreneurs, Sue Abu-Hakima, Co-Founder/CEO Amika Mobile, Rideau Club, Ottawa, Ontario

October 20, 2014

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership and Community Success: why this entrepreneur was named to the list of Top 25 Women of Influence in Canada for 2014

March 5, 2014

Dr. Sue Abu-Hakima will speak about her SME's collaboration in Public Safety & Security with Colleges such as La Cite Collegiale. 2014 ACCC College and Institute Applied Research Symposium - Building on Success: Enhancing Industry and Community Partnerships. Chateau Laurier. Ottawa, ON.

June 13, 2013

Wireless Public Emergency Alerting Dissemination (WPAD) Workshop, June 13-14 Panel, Ottawa, Organized by Industry Canada with CATA.

May 1, 2013

McGill University, IEEE Women in Engineering & Computer Society Keynote: Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Public Safety & Security

May 30, 2011

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Ontario Leadership and How this entrepreneur was invited to the Order of Ontario?

May 18, 2011

Expert Judge on Student Connections Competition, Discovery 2011.

November 16, 2010

Increasing Women's Participation in Science and Engineering Summit: How to spot Talent and Enable Success

May 18, 2010

Competition Judge, Innovation in Higher Education, Amika Mobile CEO is on judging panel for most innovative projects for OCE 2010 Discovery Conference.

April 26, 2010

Invited Speaker, Amika Mobile CEO is the requested Speaker at the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) AGM Annual Dinner, April 26th 2010, Carleton University, Ottawa.

April 22, 2009

Invited Speaker, Amika Mobile CEO is the requested luncheon speaker. Her topic discusses strategies for companies to survive the current economic collapse and is entitled "Surviving the Hurricane: Adapt or Die".

April 16, 2009

Invited Speaker, Dr. Sue Abu-Hakima is an invited speaker on emergency alerting and advances in technology. She will discuss best practices in selecting an emergency alerting system and the benefits of advances in telecommunications technology such as WiFi, WiMAX, SMS, MMS and AI email alerts. These innovations can add tremendous value to emergency notification / alerting systems. and others responsible for public safety.

November 6, 2008

Keynote Speaker, "Women in High Tech: Facebook, MSN, eBay , mobile phones and Sims - why girls can be stars in high tech", Science and Technology Awareness (STAN) Conference.

May 28, 2008

Invited Speaker, "Commercialization: Lessons from the trenches", 18th Annual Conference on Intelligence Systems, Precarn Conference Panel.

May 21, 2008

Invited Speaker, "Understanding Channels for SMBs: Tales from the Trenches Panel".

May 15, 2008

Invited Speaker, "Women in High Tech: How do you become a CEO??", Pinecrest Elementary School.

April, 2007

Colloquium Series | 2007-2008 Series | The Entrepreneur - heretic or hero of innovation?

January 17, 2008

Keynote Speaker, "Mobilizing Content using AI", Pacific Northwest Wireless Summit 2008, Vancouver, BC.

January 17, 2008

Invited Speaker, "Mobile Content", Panel on Smart Wireless DNA (Devices, Networks, Applications) Pacific Northwest Wireless Summit 2008, Vancouver, BC.

September, 2007

Invited Speaker, "M&A Trends in Mobile Applications and Content.", Organized by World Financial Symposiums.

May 17, 2007

Ferris Messaging and Collaboration Analysts, Emerging Technologies Webinar, Live on the Web.

May 15, 2007

Earl of March High School - Girls in Technology and Science Motivational Lecture - Persist! Persist! Persist!, Ottawa, Ontario.

May 07, 2007

CATA WIT panel, "Been there, done that, and can't wait to do it again!" , Ottawa, Ontario.

May 01, 2007

Panel Chair, Discovery 2007, OCE Conference, Ontario's "Next Generation" Innovators Compete Live for Fame and Fortune, Toronto, Ontario.

April 02, 2007

University of Ottawa Invited Ethics Lecture - Lessons in Ethics from 26 Years in Technology at Nortel Labs, NRC, AmikaNow! and Amika Mobile, Ottawa, Ontario.

June 13, 2006

Invited Speaker, "Risk Management of Communication over Email, Instant Messaging and the Web", NetSec Conference: Phoenix, Arizona.

June 6, 2006

Invited Speaker, "Risk Mitigation for Content Control for Email, Instant Messaging and Web Applications", DOD Security Conference: Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

May 31, 2006

Invited Speaker, "Email Security Shootout", Inbox Conference: San Jose, CA, USA.

May 31, 2006

Invited Panel Chair, "SESSION S6Email Confidential: Preventing Intellectual Property Leakage with Outbound Filtering and Rights Controls", Inbox Conference: San Jose, CA, USA.

February 16, 2006

Invited Speaker, "Content Analysis/Classification and Applications", RSA Conference, The World's Leading Information Security Conference and Expo, San Jose, CA, USA.

July 19, 2005

Invited Speaker, "Content Analysis Techniques and Applications", Burton Catalyst Conference, Content and Collaboration, San Diego, CA, USA.

November 13, 2005

Invited Speaker, "Automatic Content Analysis Approaches and their use in Secure Messaging ", High Tech Criminal Investigation Association - HTCIA, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.

June 5, 2005

Invited Speaker, "Secure Messaging", Inbox-Outbox 2005, London, UK.

July 28, 2005

Invited Speaker, "Staying out of the Litigation Hot Seat: Technical Perspective on Outbound Content Compliance", ZiffDavis Web Seminar sponsored by Entrust Inc.

April 6, 2005

Invited Speaker, "Risk Mitigation for Content Control for Email, Instant Messaging and Web Applications", DOD Security Conference: Orlando, Florida, USA.

October 26, 2004

Invited Speaker, "Achieving Email Compliance with Automatic Policy Enforcement", ZiffDavis Web Seminar hosted by Sr. Editor E. Markowitz sponsored by Entrust Inc.

October 6, 2004

Invited Speaker, "Surviving Difficult Markets and planning for an Exit for Angel Investors", Venture Capital Forum, Springboard Growth Capital Workshop: Ottawa, Canada.

October 20, 2003

Security Laws and Privacy: Striking The Balance.

October 2, 2003

Springboard Growth Capital Workshop, Toronto.

September 18, 2003

Privacy -- Will you be ready for January 1, 2004? A practical breakfast session on the application of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, PIPEDA; Learn what you have to do to be compliant. 7:30-8:30 am with product showcase that includes AmikaNow! National Arts Center, Ottawa, Ontario. Sponsored by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.

June 11, 2003

"Anti-spam Tutorial: what solutions can you use to attack spam", Ken Grigg, CTO, AmikaNow! Corporation, Presented by Sensible Security Solutions.

February 17, 2003

"Ask The Entrepreneurs" forum, Carleton University'sStudent Technology Venture Challenge.

October 24, 2002

CITO Knowledge Network Conference, "FromThe Lab To The Marketplace".

February 26, 2002

OCRI/CITO Tech Talk, Security Session, "SecuringWireless and Wireline Email Content".

February 2, 2002

Carleton University IEEE Entrepreneurship Conference,Invited Speaker, "Launching a Technology Startup".

January 22, 2002

Distinguished Lecture at MacMaster University, "Lessons Learned in the Life of a Startup - AmikaNow! Corporation".

August 15, 2001

Ottawa, IFUW (Int'l Federation of University Women). Invited Speech. The wild ride of a high-technology start-up developing email compliance solutions.

June 5, 2001

Ottawa, Carleton University.IRAP (Industrial Research Assistance Program) Regional Forum - AmikaNow! and its success with IRAP's R&D program assistance.

May 25, 2001

Ottawa, Westin Hotel.ITcoach.com - Email Management Seminar.Sue will be speaking on: "Handling email in the growing technology environment".

May 23, 2001

Ottawa, Chateau Laurier Hotel.Regional Innovation Forum Roundtable."Is Good Marcom Good Enough?" - Sue will address marcom issues for startups.

March 21, 2001

CTIA Wireless 2001, Las Vegas (3:30-5:00 pm.). Wireless Internet Topic: Pervasive Messaging. Founder/CEO - Sue Abu-Hakima will be a featured panelist at an educational session discussing Instant Messaging as the next killer application of the wired Internet after email.

January 22, 2001

NRC's Entrepreneurship Program, Ottawa. Sue participated as a guest speaker advising entrepreneurs on creating a technology-based business and how to successfully bridge the gap between technological innovation and business success.

October 19-21, 2000

Nagoya, Kyoto, Tokyo, Japan - Wireless Showcase of Innovative Technology. Organized by External Affairs, Government Canada.

September 19-20, 2000

Toronto, Canada, The Wireless Internet: Capitalizing on New and Emerging Technologies and Business Opportunities Conference, Sponsored by the Canadian Institute.

July 31-August 2, 2000

Austin, Texas, New Research Problems for Machine Learning, Workshop held in conjunction with American Association of Artificial Intelligence Conference AAAI-2000.

May 29, 2000

Toronto, Canada, Canadian Wireless Technology Association Wireless 2000 Conference Panel on the Wireless Internet.

May 25, 2000

Boston, MA, Pulver.com Instant Messaging Summit held at the Instant Messaging Conference May 23-25, 2000.

May 2, 2000

Toronto, Canada, CIBC World Markets: 2000 Wireless Solutions & Services Conference. By invitation only and targeted towards the investment community.