Friday, October 14, 2011

Sir Syed University to organize IEEE International Multiple Conference in December

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi

Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) will be organizing the most prestigious 14th IEEE International Multiple Conference -2011 (INMIC) in Karachi from December 22 to 24.

The three-day conference, to be held with Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) as co-sponsor, will be attended by some 300 delegates from abroad and home.

The exhaustive arrangements being made for the forthcoming international moot were reviewed in depth at a meeting presided over by Chancellor Z.A. Nizami and attended, among others, by acting Vice-Chancellor Dr Jawed Rizvi, Registrar Shah Mahmood Hussain Syed, Dean Prof Dr Najib Ahmed, Chairman Computer Engineering Department, Director Planning and other concerned officials.

It was informed that the conference is being held every year for the last 13 years alternatively at Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore and this year it is being held in Karachi with Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology – Pakistan’s largest private sector engineering institution.

The meeting was told that besides opening session on December 22, the conference will have four parallel technical sessions, a Ph.D symposium with papers to be presented by Ph.Ds, four tutorial sessions besides talks by invited speakers.

It was revealed that so far a total of 372 submissions received out of which 163 screened out and 209 sent to national and international reviewers with each paper having been sent to three reviewers. The meeting was told that so far 86 papers have been accepted.

Chancellor Z.A. Nizami directed that there should be no letup in the arrangements to be made for the forthcoming conference as the moot, because of its international importance, will send a positive image about Pakistan.

He pointed out that the conference will provide a good opportunity for national and international researchers and practitioners to present the mos advanced and future challenges in the fields of applied Information technology, computer engineering, electronic, communication etc.

Mr Nizami said the symposium will provide an opportunity to Ph.Ds to present their progress. He observed that all available resources will be employed to make the conference a grand success.