ICTer 2012 International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions

On December 13 and 14 in Colombo

The International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions - 2012 (ICTer) organized by the University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC), will be held on Thursday, December 13 and Friday, 14 at the BMICH , Colombo.

This Conference is the successor to the seminal International Information Technology Conference held in Sri Lanka since 1998. The IITC, IITC and the ICTer, a premier gathering for those working in the field of IT, has been able to attract more and more delegates each year from different parts of the world.

ICTer 2011 was held with resounding and remarkable success where several advanced concepts in ICT were introduced and led to start off of many innovative research projects throughout the region.

ICTer, one of the top-most ICT conferences held annually, promotes computing research in the fast emerging regions of the world especially in Asia-Pacific by bringing together local and foreign IT professionals from well-renowned universities and the industry.

This year’s conference provides a forum for local and foreign academia, industry practitioners and students to keep up-to -date with current advanced technology trends and network with peers. Hence, ICTer 2012 will be an excellent opportunity for professional development and networking. 

This year, the conference focuses on several important areas such as Language Processing, Image Processing and Virtual Reality, Systems and Performance Evaluation, e-learning, Knowledge-based Systems and Machine Learning and Social Applications.

The delegates will be addressed by several keynote speakers and guest speakers. Keynote speeches will be delivered by  Professor R. K. Shyamsunder, Senior Professor & JC Bose National Fellow, Faculty of Technology & Computer Science, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India, Dr. George Weir, Lecturer, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom and  Professor Love Ekenberg, Head of Dept. of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University, Sweden.

ICTer 2012 comprises two parallel sessions for author presentations: Day 1 session A includes Language Processing and Systems and Performance Evaluation. Session B includes Image Processing & Virtual Reality and Web & Software Technology. On Day 2 session A will be on e-Learning while session B on Knowledge based systems and Machine Learning and Social Applications.

In addition to the general sessions, a series of workshops are scheduled for December 12 and 15 in the University of Colombo School of Computing. A full- day student symposium will also be held at the University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) on December 15 as part of the ICTer 2012 Conference. Selected undergraduate and postgraduate research/project work will be presented and demonstrated in the Symposium.

Sponsors of the ICTer2012 are CODEGEN, 99X Technology, Millennium Information Technologies, Cambio Healthcare systems. The technical sponsor is IEEE. The Conference is managed by the University of Colombo School of Computing.

More details on the conference and method of registration are available at http://www.icter.org/conference/. Alternatively, this information can be obtained by contacting University of Colombo School of Computing.

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