Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Virtual University of Pakistan conducted a one-day seminar on “Emerging Trends in Computer Science” at Virtual University, M.A Jinnah Campus, Lahore.
Founder Rector, Virtual University Dr. Naveed A Malik attended the seminar as the guest of honor. The seminar was chaired by Mr. Naeem Tariq, Rector Virtual University of Pakistan.
The objective of the seminar was to bring well-known leading researchers from academia at one platform with the focus to exchange ideas on modern computing innovations and applications across various fields such as industry, healthcare, business, etc… Guest speaker, Prof. Dr. Zulfiqar Chairman Computer Science department Comsats University described in detail how the academia can contribute to the society with computer vision and machine learning artificial intelligence (AI) and internet of things (IOT)
Other speakers at the seminar included Prof. Dr. Ghalib (UET), Dr. Yasir (UOL), Dr. Wajahat (COMSATS University) Dr. Adnan (UMT), Dr. Nasir (VUP), Dr. Sumair (VUP), Dr. Israr (VUP) and Dr. Nida (VUP).
The speakers briefed about Internet of Things, importance of Robotics and how it is changing the modern world. They also guided the audience about Cybernetics and Artificial Life a path to symbiotic relation between mechanical humans and human machine, challenges in developing tools for deaf community of Pakistan, location-based sentiment mapping of topics detected in social media and big data analytics. The seminar was convened by Dr. Anwar (Head of Computer Science Department, VUP) under the guidance of Dr. Arif (Dean CS&IT, VUP).
Founding Rector Dr Naveed, A Malik chaired the closing ceremony and awarded shields to speakers of the seminar.