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MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 30/04/2014
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(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Applied information and communications technology has become a global phenomenon with a significant presence in several areas ranging from business to the environment.

In order to encourage research aligned with institutional practices and international developments, Middle East College (MEC) organised its second International Conference on Applied Information and Communications Technology on April 28 and 29. The event featured seven distinguished speakers and researchers who discussed the latest advancements and research in the field of applied ICT.

The objective of this conference was to highlight the development of customised solutions for the sultanate of Oman. It provided a forum for participants to disseminate their research to a wide audience of scholars and practitioners of ICT in the sultanate and beyond. The sub-themes of the conference were ICT & Engineering, ICT & Organisations, ICT & Education, ICT & Healthcare, ICT & Entertainment, ICT & Tourism, ICT & Agriculture, and ICT & Environment.

Keynote speeches by eminent scholars from different parts of the world, and a host of workshops were organised to emower the researcher, academician, industrialist, and student audience.

Keynote speakers included distinguished scholars in the field of ICT: Dr Rammon Torrent, Dr Thomas Anderson and Dr Christian Langen, Dr Zahra al Rawahi, Dr Mark Neal, Dr Mangal Sain and Dr Ahmed Yusuf Abdelraheem. Tijan Kamal Ramahi from Maastricht University, Netherlands; Chandra Shekhar Jajware, Chief Information Officer, Khimji Ramdas Group, Muscat; Maqbool Ramadan Ibrahim al- Maimani, senior manager, IT and infrastructure, Oman Air and Abdullah al Rashdi, chief architect planner of Petroleum Development Oman conducted engaging and inspirational workshops on applied ICT.

The two-day conference brought together a diverse audience from several countries for networking and professional development opportunities. It helped to update participants on emerging trends, thereby providing a comprehensive vision of applied ICT. As many as 231 papers were received from 22 countries out of which 173 were accepted after blind review.

MEC's research community contributed 55 of the accepted papers. Elsevier, a global leader in scientific, technical and medical publishing, will publish the conference proceedings.


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