Speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Iqbal Khan attended the closing ceremony of UET Lahore’s 11 th Annual IEEE ICOSST 2017 taken place at the main auditorium of the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore. The 3-day conference was an utter colorful mega event where industrial exhibition was conducted and world universities’ delegation attended and delivered presentations on the theme of ‘Open AI’.
It was a joint collaboration of Al-Khawarazmi Institute of Computer Science (KICS) UET and IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Computer Society Lahore Section. Pakistan’s leading industries such as Nestle, Unilever Pakistan, Aptech, Autosoft, etc placed their stalls at the exhibition, which were liked by the guests and the masses who took deep interest in their products. Research papers from more than 40 countries were presented at the conference whereas 12 countries’ delegation attended this mega annual conference of UET Lahore.
Addressing the attendance, the chief guest Rana Iqbal Khan said, “Technology was the need of the hour. The world has progressed in a manner that now the machines does the work which human mind thinks of. It is the reflection of human behavior. Further he said that “Open AI is a modern technology that one can see it everywhere such as the likes of Google, Facebook and other giants of technology have started working on this technology. Smart phones’ applications are working on this technology as well.” The ceremony started with the welcome notes delivered by Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid (VC UET and Conference Convener) and Prof. Dr. Waqar Mahmood (Director KICS UET and Conference General Chair).
Other distinguished guests such as Jibran Khalid (Vice President I2C Corporation) and Prof Adeil Khaleifi (Dean American University of Emirates) too delivered the speeches on the theme of Open AI. The ceremony concluded with shields’ distribution conferred to the guests and the organizers of the event by Rana Iqbal Khan. Vice Chancellor also presented the shield to the Speaker Punjab Assembly as a token of respect.