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ICTD 2017 Conference to Be Held in Lahore, Pakistan

ICTD 2017 Conference to Be Held in Lahore, Pakistan

Information Technology University (ITU) is hosting the 9th International Conference on Information & Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD) 2017 from 16th to 19th November this year. The four-day conference will be held at Avari Hotel in Lahore. ICTD is the world’s premier …Continue reading

PlanX Set to Host Fintech Conference

A Fintech Conference, organised by PlanX Technology Accelerator of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), will be held on Thursday,  September 21. The conference aims to highlight the challenges faced by Fintech startups in Pakistan and propose solutions for the entrepreneurial ecosystem of …Continue reading

TEDxITU: Afraad Ke Hathon Main Hai

Information Technology University (ITU) will host the second chapter of TEDxITU on Saturday at Arfa Software Technology Park. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Afraad Ke Hathon Main Hai.’ Speakers at TEDxITU will include veteran Coke Studio artist Ali Hamza, TED …Continue reading

5-Week Summer Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Launched

The MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Pakistan and Information Technology University have launched a five-week summer bootcamp for young entrepreneurs to refine their skills and help them develop innovative ideas. The camp started on July 11 and will end on August 10. A …Continue reading

Arfa Software Technology Park Gets Its Own Robo-Ceptionist

Meet Ross – Arfa Software Technology Park’s very own robot receptionist. The robot-oriented support staff, nicknamed Ross, uses sensors to detect people in front of it. When one steps in Ross’s line of sight, they are asked to use hand gestures to …Continue reading

Data Science Lab Director Awarded World Bank Grant

Information Technology University (ITU) faculty member and Data Science Lab Director Dr Faisal Kamiran has won a World Bank innovation award for his research on the identification of hotspots for harassment of women in public transport. His team has been awarded $100,000 …Continue reading

There’s a New Ranking System for Universities in Muslim Countries

ITU scientist develops ranking system that compare around 450 institutes of higher learning in 30 Muslim majority countries. Thousands of Pakistanis apply to universities in North America and Western Europe for higher education. Most applicants aren’t in a position to afford tuition …Continue reading

ITU and edX Sign MOU for Pakistan’s “First Digital University”

Lahore’s Information Technology University (ITU) and edX, the global education platform founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to integrate edX courses into their degree programs. The MOU was signed …Continue reading

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