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IBA Karachi's ongoing success: Faculty of Computer Science hosts 5th International Conference

 

The 5th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies (ICICT) 2013 was held successfully on the 14th and 15th of December 2013 on the premises of the IBA Karachi Main Campus.

Organized by the Faculty of Computer Science (FCS) of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi, the ICICT is a premier conference that has been held once every two years since its inception in 2005. This year’s theme of the ICICT conference was “Using Technology to Create a Better World”. His Excellency the President of Pakistan, Mr. Mamnoon Hussain, an alumnus of IBA, inaugurated the conference at the Inaugural session held at the Governors House.

A large number of international and national delegates presented their work at the conference and shared their knowledge in their respective fields with the participants. While representatives of local universities came from all over Pakistan including Lahore, Islamabad, Karachi and Jamshoro, international delegates came from top-ranking universities in Australia, USA, Denmark, UK, Portugal, Egypt, Malaysia and others. The conference provided a platform for leading academics to discuss the latest developments in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and to share their research.

A Dinner was also hosted by the President of Pakistan on Saturday evening at the Governor house where all the delegates, Members of the Board of Governors of IBA and faculty members were invited. The closing ceremony was graced by Professor Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, who described the technological advances that have taken place around the world to date. The Dean and Director IBA Karachi, Dr. Ishrat Husain, and the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science (FCS), Dr. Sayeed Ghani, also spoke at both the opening and closing ceremonies.

Link to ICICT 2013 on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/ICICT2013
To view event pictures: http://www.fb.com/media/set/?set=a.625425500852034.1073741834.357092134352040