Tech huddle: Moot discusses frontiers of information technology

Federal Minister for Education and training Shafqat Mahmood said that the government is working to promote innovations

News Desk December 21, 2018
COMSTATS University Rector Dr Raheel Omar presenting a shield to Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood. PHOTO: EXPRESS

The closing ceremony of International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology-FIT 2018 organised by COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) was held on Wednesday at COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad.

Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood addressing the ceremony said that the government is working to promote innovations, information technology and education sector.

CUI Rector Dr Raheel Qamar thanked the scholars who shared their research with participants.

During the three-day conference, world-renowned scholars and researchers delivered their papers.

PhD symposia also provided a platform to local PhD scholars to present their ongoing research in Information Technology.

Tutorial sessions were also part of FIT-2018 in which various topics of interest for IT community were delivered. Hallmark of the conference was the “Best IT Innovation Award” with prize money of Rs1 million which was awarded to the proposal titled: “Fe Amaan – Fetal Monitoring and Analysis to prevent intrauterine deaths and stillbirths”.  Panel discussion on “Innovation-The Way Forward” was held on final day focusing the scope of innovations in universities.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 21st, 2018.

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