ICTRF2012 Call for Participation

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/

Email: ictrf2012@kustar.ac.ae

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