In the Presence of Minister of Communication and Minister of Scientific Research, Professor Gaber Nassar Inaugurates the Ninth International Conference on Informatics and Systems (INFOS2014)


In the Presence of Minister of Communication and Minister of Scientific Research, Professor Gaber Nassar Inaugurates the Ninth International Conference on Informatics and Systems (INFOS2014)

 Professor Gaber Nassar, President of Cairo University, has inaugurated the ninth international conference on informatics and systems (INFOS2014), organized by Faculty of Computers and Information, Cairo University, on Monday, December 15, at 10 a.m., Conference Hall, Cairo University.


The conference is sponsored and attended by Engineer Atef Helmy, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Professor Sherif Hammad, Minister of Scientific Research, and supervised by Professor Iman Saroit, Dean of Faculty of Computers and Information, as well as Professor Reem Bahgat, Professor of Computer Science Department and the Conference Honorary Chair, and a group of professors and specialists in technology and information field.

Engineer Atef Helmy, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, has asserted that transparency, efficiency, fair distribution among citizens, and integration can never be achieved except through two weapons; serious education and scientific research. He pointed out the importance of internet network in creating digital society, creating services in technology and communications, as well as the modality of benefiting from Egypt’s geographic location in developing communications and technology.

Professor Sherif Hammad, Minister of Scientific Research, has emphasized the necessity of coherence between Ministry of Scientific Research and Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. He added that large sums of money are being pumped for investment in several fields, and that the ministry aims at enhancing technology. He illustrated that the ministry boosts scientific conferences in the Egyptian Universities.

Professor Gaber Nassar has pointed out that the university will never be in progress except through being provided with informatics system that guarantees transparency and efficiency. He also said that abiding by quality criteria can never be done except through informatics principles. He illustrated that the state will never be in progress except through productive cooperation between communications and scientific research.

 

Nassar has also declared that the university is going to establish new building for Faculty of Computers and Information, and that designs for the building, to be built at Bein El-Sarayat land, has already been prepared.

Minister of Communication and Information Technology, Minister of Scientific Research, President of Cairo University, Executive Chair of the Conference, and Honorary Chair of the Conference have received the shield of Faculty of Computers and Information.

Professor Iman Saroit, Dean of Faculty of Computers and Information, has said that Computers and Information Technology Sector is one of the most important main sectors and one of economy upgrading pillars, and that communication technology is the driver of events at the level of the whole world.

Saroit added that the conference aims at discussing and displaying the most important and recent researches in Computers and Information Sector, and that for the first time new mechanism is implemented; using a program for detecting scientific plagiarism to insure the authenticity of different researches.

Professor Fatma Omara, the Conference Executive Chair, has pointed out the conference’ themes are represented in Software Engineering – Challenges of Openness, Computer Networks, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Mining, Data Engineering and Knowledge Management, as well as Operations Research and Decision Support.

Omara added that the researches submitted to the conference have reached 100 researches from which 60 researches were accepted. Noteworthy, the submitted researches have been revised by specialists of staff members from universities inside and outside Egypt, they have also been scrutinized to guarantee the intellectual property.




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