HONET-ICT Conference 2018 (Day-2)

9th Oct, 2018

9th October 2018 marked the second day of HONET ICT 2018. The morning session started with a symposium on "ICT in Education" which was chaired by Dr Asif Raza, pro rector academics. A talk on "Adaptive Scheduling of Big Data for Cloud based Smart City Services" was given by Prof. Dr. Sofiene Tahar of Concordia University. This session was followed by paper presentations. A workshop on "Programming Internet of Things" was conducted by Dr Rafia Mumtaz, NUST SEECS. “PhD Three Minute Thesis” was held after tea/coffee break. The afternoon session was dedicated to a symposium on "Industry-Academia Interaction: Approaches, Options and Challenges". This symposium held in Jinnah Auditorium included keynote talks by Mr Nadeem Malik, CEO NAXIS Digital; Mr Wahaj us Siraj, CEO Nayatel; Mr Haris Ali, Managing Director Rohde and Schwarz; Prof. Dr. Sofiene Tahar  and Dr. Robert Splinter, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA. On this occasion, Pro Rector Dr. Nassar Ikram was the chief guest. Principal SEECS Dr. Syed Muhammad Hassan Zaidi also attended the symposium.