KICS is on a fast track to become a premier research and advanced technology organization in Pakistan. Today, KICS is recognized as one of the leading computer science research centers in the country. Through our dedication to the KICS's mission of promoting applied research in different domains of IT such as software systems, embedded systems, wireless and networking technologies, information security, and industrial automation, the institute has made out-standing progress since its inception. I am confident that this growth and success will continue in coming years at a faster pace. We strive to gain recognition as a centre for technology innovation in the region, not only within the research community but also within the industry. We have the some of the best and brightest people working with us, we have built an environment that nurtures research and innovation and we have created a steady flow of technologies, which has added value to our customers and contributed in the socio-economic development in the country. KICS is an integral part of UET Lahore, one of the leading public sector engineering universities in Pakistan providing quality education in various disciplines. This provides us a unique opportunity to collaborate with other research centers in Pakistan and abroad and to contribute globally in the advancement of information communication technology.