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Pakistan’s First-Ever ICTD Conference Explores Solutions to Pressing Development Needs

Pakistan’s First-Ever ICTD Conference Explores Solutions to Pressing Development Needs

More than 200 researchers and academics from leading universities across the globe attended the 9th edition of the Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICTD) 2017 in Lahore from November 16 to 19. The international conference was held in Pakistan for the …Continue reading

Technology Festival ‘The MIX’ to Open on November 11

A two-day festival, titled The MIX, will be held at Alhamra Cultural Arts Complex in Gaddafi Stadium between November 11 and November 12. Organised by the Punjab Information Technology Board, the festival hopes to engage the public on technology and its far-reaching …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

Convention for Women Entrepreneurs on July 8

The Herself Women Convention (HWC), a collaboration between the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and Facebook, is set to be held on Saturday, July 8 at Arfa Software Technology Park. The event will feature panel discussions with prominent figures in the Pakistani …Continue reading

The Role of Technology in Justice Delivery

In his paper titled “Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied”, Anwar (Andy) N. Khan, a professor emeritus of Legal Studies at Canada’s Athabasca University, states that backlog of cases at various courts in India stood at a whopping 30 million in 2015. Timely …Continue reading

Smart Cop on the Beat

Dr. Haider Ashraf is the deputy inspector general (DIG) operations, Lahore. He also serves as a commander of the Punjab Police’s Integrated Command, Control and Communication (PPIC3) system recently established under the Punjab Safe Cities Authority. He is credited with pioneering technological …Continue reading

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