• Friday, December 20, 2019

  • CUI

  • Shama Munir

The closing ceremony of the International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology-FIT 2019 organized by COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) was held on December 18, 2019 at COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad. Federal Secretary, Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication, Mr. Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui graced the event as Chief Guest. While addressing the gathering he informed that Government is working to promote innovations, information technology and education sector in Pakistan. 
This Years’s conference accepted 67 out of 269 submitted research papers, which were presented in 27 sessions along with several invited talks from world-renowned scholars, researchers experts and leaders in the industry focused on AI, Water Informatics and Efficient Energy Systems among other. FIT also features a PhD symposium where PhD students share their ongoing research projects and work in progress for feedback. Panel discussion on “National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy” was held on the final day focusing the scope of AI in economic development of the country.    
Prof. Dr. Raheel Qamar, Rector CUI in his closing remarks, thanked the researchers from all over the world who shared their research with participants. He also acknowledged the organizers for successfully hosting the international event. 

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