ISLAMABAD: (Parliament Times) A three-day 17th International Conference on ‘Frontiers of Information Technology’ (FIT-2019), organized by COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) started on Monday, December 16, 2019 at COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad.
International speakers from Australia, Austria France, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, UK and USA are participating in the FIT-2019. This year, the theme of conference is “Artificial Intelligence for Economic Development”.
Prof. Dr. Atta ur Rehman, distinguished international academician and researcher graced the event as Chief Guest and delivered the keynote address. In his keynote address “Exciting World of Discovery”, Prof. Rahman highlighted the importance of discoveries/innovations with the help of technology/skills and presented novel solutions to IT specialists to learn and develop in present era.
Prof. Dr. Raheel Qamar, Rector, COMSATS University Islamabad, in his vote of thanks appreciated the efforts of government and the Prime Minister’s Task force on Science and Technology in promoting the research and development culture in the country.
During the three days conference, a series of invited talks are organized as part of technical sessions and world-renowned scholars and researchers will deliver the talks. PhD symposia will be providing a forum to the PhD students to present their ongoing research; these symposia will be conducted by elite academicians from the arena of Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence and other experts. Tutorial sessions will also be a part of FIT-2019 in which various topics of interest for IT community will be organized and delivered. On last day of conference, panel discussion on “National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy” will be held that will focus on the role of AI in economic development of the country