The eighth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies (ICICT 2019), which was organized by the Faculty of Computer Science (FCS) was held at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. Acting Executive Director Dr Sayeed Ghani addressed the opening ceremony.
The conference has now grabbed the attention of researchers from across the world, due to which research papers from North America, China, the Far East and Europe were submitted at the conference.
Chairperson of FCS, Dr Shakeel Ahmed Khoja also addressed the audience to explain more about the history and structure of the conference. He further stated that 80 percent of paper submissions were based on application development, while 20 percent were based purely on research.
The speakers from across the world were invited to share their perspective on ‘Next Generation Technologies’ the theme of the conference this year.
Director Urban Analytics Institute Murtaza Haider; Dean, University of Glasgow UESTC, Dr Muhammad Imran; Associate Professor at Information Technology University (ITU), Lahore, Dr Adnan Noor Mian; and Dr Gus Gutoski conducted keynote sessions and shared their experience about how Machine Learning, IoT, BigData, and Artificial Intelligence can help solve real world problems and make this world a better place to live.