KICS UET Lahore Conducts Open Source Series Workshop (OSSW) 2016
Al-Khawarazmi Institute of Computer Science (KICS) organizes its annual conference ‘10th IEEE ICOSST 2016’ that began from 15th December 2016 at KICS, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore. Apart from the conference consisting of invited talks and paper presentations, it also carries the events such as OSSW 2016 (Open Source Series Workshop), ICT-Symposium 2016 and Brianiac 2016. OSSW 2016 - the first event of the conference took place at seminar hall at KICS UET Lahore.
Five workshops were presented at the occasion namely ‘Urdu Search Engine Monitoring Design, Challenges and Solution’ by Dr. Amir Mahmood (KICS) and Mr. Abdullah Zafar (KICS), ‘3D Mapping and Simulation for Smart Cities’ by Dr. Murtaza Taj (LUMS, Lahore), ‘Safe Campus’ by Mr. Robin Xing (Huawei, Pakistan), ‘Cloud Based Services with Feature Velocity’ by Dr. Abdul Waheed (Salesforce, USA) and ‘Connected Future in a Smart City’ by Mr. Muhammad Umair (KICS).
It was a thoroughly knowledgeable and informative event. The participants not only grabbed the information, but also enjoyed it completely. ICOSST 2016 is scheduled from 15th to 17th December 2016 at University of Engineering and Technology Lahore. Mr. Ali Raza Gillani, Minsiter HED Government of the Punjab will be the chief guest at the occasion. Distinguished guests and high government officials are slated to attend the conference as well. The official opening ceremony of ICOSST 2016 will take place on 16th December, whereas the closing ceremony is scheduled on 17th December. Brianiac 2016, another event in series of ICOSST 2016 laced with technical and non-technical competitions, happened on 14th December in University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, which winners will be announced on the opening ceremony of ICOSST 2016.