Local Organizer

The Lebanese American University (LAU), a leading private higher education institution in Lebanon, operates under a charter from the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York. It is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

With roots extending back more than 180 years, the institution has a long history in serving the needs of Lebanon and the Middle East. Today, in addition to a hospital acquired in 2009 – the Lebanese American University Medical Center - Rizk Hospital – and its Headquarters and Academic Center in New York inaugurated in 2013, LAU is home to 19 centers and institutes, and comprises seven schools:

LAU in numbers:

  • 80+ nationalities represented among the student body
  • 8,200+ students
  • 2 campuses
  • 1 headquarters and academic center in New York
  • 7 schools
  • 1 hospital
  • 38,000+ alumni worldwide
  • 39 alumni chapters


WiMob 2016


New York, USA


17 - 19 Oct, 2016


LAU New York Headquarters
and Academic Center


General Chair

Abderrahim Benslimane
University of Avignon, France

General Co-Chairs

Peter Mueller
IBM Zurich, Switzerland

Azzam Mourad
Lebanese American University, Lebanon