IBA – CICT to participate in Digital Pakistan Conference as the Academic Strategic Partner

IBA – CICT to participate in Digital Pakistan Conference as the Academic Strategic Partner

Center for Information & Communication Technology, IBA Karachi has signed an MoU to participate in the first-ever ‘Digital Pakistan Conference’ as Academic Strategic Partner. The MoU was signed between IBA Karachi and AMFCO.

Digital Pakistan conference will aspire to bring the largest gathering of globally successful entrepreneurs, technology experts, and leaders together so that Pakistan can be showcased as a tech-hub. The conference will explore 5 main pillars of Digitization in Pakistan which can play pivotal role in overall socioeconomic growth of the country. The conference will also provide its participants a single platform where they can not only share ideas with each other but will also be getting insights into government projects.

Sharing his views on this occasion, Director IBA ICT & CICT Mr. Imran Batada said, “Since, the world has entered into the 4th revolution which is obviously driven by new technologies such as Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Block Chain, IoT, Machine Learning etc, it is a high time for Pakistan to bridge the gaps in order to sustain this revolution. Digital Pakistan Conference will not be ‘just-another-conference’, rather, through this platform we would like to contribute to the Government’s agenda of digitalizing Pakistan.”

CEO AMFCO Mr. Maroof Ayub said, “Digital Pakistan Conference will envision Digital Pakistan which will be characterized with E-governance, Digital Skilling, and implementation and utilization of latest technologies. We are really glad to have a collaboration with IBA for the first time to organize this conference. We hope that this conference will prove to be a success story in spreading awareness about digital awakening in Pakistan.

CIOs and CITs from a number of organizations have participated in the MoU Signing Ceremony. These includes Mr. Iftikhar Arif GM IT Muller & Phillips, Mr. Ashfaq Ahmed GM IT-EFU Life, Syed Nasar DGM AgriAuto, Mr. Faisal Hussain Dir-IT IOB, Ms Fauzia Sohail CIO Convo, Mr. Haider Devjianie Financial Consultant & Mr. Rahim Ahmed Inamdar Director Infrasol.

It should be noted that Digital Pakistan Conference will be held on 14th April 2020 at Pearl Continental Hotel Karachi.