Innovation Manager at DigiArt Living Lab
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Samia Chelbi is a university teacher who has more than 25 years of experience in different fields which are tightly linked to creative technologies.
The founder of the first school of 3D, animation and video games in North Africa for more than a decade, she contributed forward in the progress of this industry in Tunisia and Africa.
Her passion for this realm pushed her into community work, so she founded in 2004, the Tunisian Association of Creative Technologies (CREATEC). This double vocation, social and professional, gave her the means to contribute to the shaping of the ecosystem in collaboration with the public and private actors.
Currently, she is leading the DigiArtLivingLab project which is the first living lab in North Africa specializing in Digital Arts and certified by ENoLL( European Network of Living Lab).
She also founded 3DAFRICAMAKER and AfricanGameDev, a Network to develop the Creative Industry Ecosystem in Africa supported by Autodesk and Epic Games.