UMAR SAIF TO OPEN 5TH ROUNDTABLE I T CONFERENCE ON MONDAY


UMAR SAIF TO OPEN 5TH ROUNDTABLE I T CONFERENCE ON MONDAY
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January 8, 2018

The 5thRound Table Conferences on Information Technology is being held under the auspices of Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB)’s project TechHub Connect on Monday January 9, 2018 under the chairmanship of Dr. Umar Saif founding Vice Chancellor of Information Technology University (ITU) the Punjab, Chairman PITB and Advisor to the CM at Arfa Software Technology Park, Lahore.
It is a bi-annual event conducted to provide a platform to the leaders from Government, Industry and Academia for a discourse on the issues pertinent to the IT industry of the countryand to bring together the entire IT fraternity under one roof. This exercise is helpful in defining the roadmap for the progress of the IT industry along with that of the Punjab and Pakistan.
The focus of this moot will be on devising Special Economic Zones for the IT Industry of Pakistan. PITB and Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) shall work with Punjab Board of Investment & Trade (PBIT) for the materialization of the agenda. Another agenda item is discussion on the issues pertinent to the cyber security. PITB shall be announcing major steps that can be taken in the coming year to deal with the threats to cyberspace.
TechHubConnect’sDirector Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development PITB Nabeel A. Qadeer- has been organizing Roundtable Conferences for the past two years. Senior Program ManagerTechHub Connect,SyedaMehak Jamal along with her team have worked relentlessly to organize and ensure a fruitful event.