ICICT 2015 goes 'Innovative, Social and Smart' this Year

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Karachi: The 6th edition of International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies finally came to its conclusion on Sunday after two day s of extensive workshops, seminars, invited Talks and presentation at IBA Main Campus. The event was attended by notable scholars from different prestigious universities across the globe.

Dr. Ishrat Husain, Dean and Director of IBA welcomed the guests and delegates followed by an inaugural speech of Dr.Rui Neto Marinheiro . With over 50 technical papers presented this year, ICICT'15 brought together practitioners and professionals from national and international universities namely Dalhousie University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Arkansas, Lisbon University, Exeter University, University of Minnesota Duluth, Victoria University, LUMS, FAST and NUST. The Conference featured keynote sessions from distinguished scholars including Professor John Bessant, Professor Robert F.Murphy, Dr.Akhtar Kalam, Dr Sibte Raza Abidi, Dr Imran Hayee, Dr Abdul Aziz Bhatti and Dr Jawwad Shamsi among many others. Research papers were presented in an engaging session under six general tracks comprising of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Networks, Information Systems, Semantic Web and Theoretical Computer Science.

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The conference highlighted many aspects of IT technologies and Mass Media expertise, which often fail to get recognition of their worth. These aspects were well informed, welcomed and discussed comprehensively. As today's Digital era demands for more information and insight across different dimensions of life. Furthermore Audience generated sessions like Innovation Management workshop by Eram Abbasi on Day 1 and Workshop by Dr. Sibte Raza Abidi on Day 2 was very well received. The audience was informed of the practical aspect of the Leading organizational and leadership skills.

'Innovative, Smart and Social', the theme followed by ICICT this year was successfully executed with a large number of attendees. In Pakistan where technology is a growing field, ICICT has always played a key role in promoting technological development and advancement. The speakers highlighted the need of such events and praised the efforts of FCS IBA in uniting the technologist from all over the globe, to share and discuss issues related to information and technology. One may conclude that a spark was seen in the audience that portrayed enthusiasm as well as inspiration to work and contribute their part towards the improvement of science and technology.

For more details: http://icict.iba.edu.pk/

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