We are proud to announce the 2014 Annual Middle East BCS Chairman’s Dinner. Details can be found here.
By thomas on March 12, 2014
The recent BCS Conference received several mentions in the press:
- Al Ittihad Newspaper
- Al Watan Newspaper
By thomas on January 20, 2014
BCS Middle East will be hosting a press conference to announce the upcoming 2nd BCS International IT Conference. It will take place on Wednesday, the 5th of February at 10am in the Ritz-Carlton Milano 5 Meeting Room.
By thomas on June 16, 2013
Below is the CIO Panel Discussion report titled “The Digital CIO in a Digital World”.
By thomas on April 22, 2013
Abu Dhabi Sunday 21st April, 2013
Al Hashmi Awards Dr. Al-Suwaidi an Honorable Shield from “The Chartered Institute for Information Technology – BCS”
H.E. Dr. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi, Director General of the Emirates Center For Strategic Studies & Research, received an honor from “The Chartered Institute for Information Technology – BCS”. Eng. Adel Alkaff Al Hashmi, The Chairman of 2013 Conference and Chair of the Chartered Institute for IT BCS – (Middle East), delivered H.E. a memorial shield on Sunday 21st April, in recognition of his effective role in boosting research and knowledge in the information technology field. It is also to show appreciation for the Center’s valuable contribution sponsoring the Institute’s 1st International Conference in the Middle East, held in Abu Dhabi on 31st March and 1st of April 2013, under the sponsorship of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan; Minister of Culture, Youth & Community Development, and for his continuous efforts of supporting and encouraging scientific research, creation and development of IT and Innovation.
H.E. Dr. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi, expressed his gratitude for the honor, stressing the importance of information technology as a vital sector and stated that efforts must be doubled not only to ensure ease of exploration but to reveal its hidden secrets, and allow man to benefit from it. H.E. emphasized that the Emirates Center For Strategic Studies & Research insists on exerting efforts, in its capacity as a prestigious research institute, to be involved in the field of information technology, and that anyone who wishes to advance in the Twenty-First Century must master the science.
The UK BCS IT Institute seeks to develop and strengthen the relationships between information technology experts around the world. The Institute fosters links between experts from industry, academia and business to promote new thinking, education and knowledge sharing.
Eng. Adel Al Hashmi, Conference Chairman, mentioned that the international conference organized by the Institute in the Fairmont Bab El Bahr hotel in Abu Dhabi covered working papers and research which focuses on the latest innovations and developments in the field of information technology creations delivered by key international experts in this field from the UAE and worldwide. In view of the distinguished success of the conference, it has been decided to hold and organize the 2nd BCS International IT Conference in Abu Dhabi in March, 2014 (www.bcsconf.com).
By thomas on April 16, 2013
Here is the video of the CIO Panel at the recent BCS International IT Conference 2013:
By thomas on November 14, 2012
Dear BCS Members,
I am pleased to inform you that we have launched the website for our forthcoming 1st Middle East’s BCS International IT Conference which will be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, at the Fairmont bab albahr Hotel during 31st March – 1st April, 2013.
I recommend you browse the website and urge you to consider early registration due to limited seats (US $ 500 BCS Members) & (US $ 700 Non members) for the 2-day Conference. A special workshop on Innovation will be announced shortly at an extra cost of merely (US $ 100) by Mr Wael Al Chakra, IBM’s Master Inventor travelling from USA to deliver.
I will also appreciate if you could circulate this invitation to your colleagues, friends and professional associates.
I look forward to hear from you shortly and welcome you at the Conference.
Eng. Adel Salem Alkaff
By thomas on April 8, 2012
Our own Dr. Sundar has been selected as a winner in the BCS Women’s Poster Competition:
Eng. Adel and the rest of the BCS Middle East would like to offer their congratulations to Dr. Sundar on her efforts to inspire young girls and young women to consider careers in IT and computing.
By thomas on April 1, 2012
UAE FORUM ON INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH 2012 (ICTRF2012)
MAY 20th, 2012, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Under the Patronage of H.H Sheikh Hamed Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court
The UAE Forum on Information and Communication Technology Research 2012 (ICTRF2012) is organized by Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR), and co-organized by ETISALAT-BT Innovation Centre (EBTIC) and the Emirates Advanced Network for Research and Education (ANKABUT). The main patrons of the event are the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), and the ICT Fund. ICTRF2012 is sponsored by Etisalat and the Institute of Applied Technology and technically sponsored by the IEEE and BCS. This year’s forum is a continuation of the “UAE Forum in Information and Communication Technology Research 2011” (ICTRF2011) which was held in Abu Dhabi, KUSTAR campus in May 2011. The forum attracted academics and industry professionals from the various ICT sectors.
The general theme of this year’s forum will be on “Establishing a Knowledge Based Economy through ICT Research and Innovation” which includes sessions on: Infrastructure for Enabling Knowledge Based Economy, Value Creation from Knowledge Based Economy, and Emerging Research in the Development of Knowledge Based Economy. The main topics in these sessions will be presented and discussed by prominent invited international speakers followed by panel discussion.
The forum will be open to academics, researchers, and industry professionals from the fast growing ICT sectors in the UAE and the region.
Registration: The deadline for registration is May 19th 2012, The registration form is available on the Forum website. Lunch and refreshments will be provided to all Forum participants.
Forum Website: http://events.kustar.ac.ae/ictrf2012/