1st Int’l Conference on Information Technologies declared open at SIMU
Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) in collaboration with Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has organized the 1st international conference on information technology.
Dr. Muhammad Ali Shaikh, vice chancellor of the SMIU, has declared the conference open. A vast number of international and Pakistani scholars were at the conference.
Dr. Shaikh in his welcome note has said that it is the era of revolution of information technology where 3.6 billion people of the world were internet users. IT has changed the world into a global village having new challenges and issues that will be discussed in conference.
He said information technology has enabled man to earn his livings using a computer device and knowledge of information technology. He does not need possession of any piece of land or owning some industry. IT had offered equal opportunities to the poor and small nations as in rich countries. The developing countries are facing the challenges like how to get benefit from it.
Dr. Shaikh said conference will focus on the practical use of information technology so that people of Pakistan and other developing countries can get advantage from technology. He advised to the faculty and students of the SMIU to get maximum benefit from the rare event.
Prof Syed Asif Ali, dean of the faculty of information technology, said in his welcoming speech that for the first time such conference has been organized in the SMIU and also in Pakistan. He said the SMIU had received around 60 research papers from scholars of Europe, North America, Africa, Antarctica and across Asia. While 40 papers were sorted out to be presented at the conference.
Dr. Valentina Emilia Balas of the University of Arad, Romania, said this is really very important that can be helpful to get advantage in the fields of science and technology as a whole and to the society as well.
She further said that more IT professionals that can work in a better way for the betterment of humanity. She explained the low power consumption and high reliability in the case of the Brain comparing with silicon-based computers.
She further explained that they aimed to advance understanding of architectures matching the novel nano-devices and communication schemes performing at ultra-low power and enhanced reliability all brain-inspired.
For the first time in Pakistan that any conference has a segment for special people benefited from the information technology.
Dr. Sabir Michael, a research scholar and a professor in Karachi University’s social work department, talked about the role of computer technology in benefiting the people like him who could not see and other special people.