9th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD) Pakistan 2017 is going to held in Lahore from 16th to 19th November this year.The Information Technology University will host the conference.

Researchers and practitioners will be presenting their work to avail the opportunity to network with more professionals in related fields at the ICTD.

Deadline :

Deadline for the submission of short papers has been announced 14th of July 2017. The qualifiers will be given the opportunity to present their notes at this conference.  Presentations of the qualifiers will also be made available in the ACM Digital Library.

What’s ICTD?

It is a research conference exploring the role of information and communication technologies in global development. The multidisciplinary and multi-sectorial nature of ICTD work is reflected by this conference, along with representation from a huge range of areas (anthropology, communication, computer science, design, economics, electrical engineering, geography, global health, information science, political science, sociology, and many others), with addition to participation from academia, industry, civil society, and government.

The Information Technology University and the Punjab IT Board (PITB) have been developing, testing, and scaling up ICT applications in healthcare, education, agriculture and livestock, and governance areas.The previous decade has proven to be very significant in terms of progress for the IT industry in the country. There has been an exponential growth in technology startups coming from Pakistan and raising venture funding from foreign countries with the start of incubators, accelerators and angel funding networks.

Since the year 2006, ICTD conferences have been held at Berkeley with addition to CA (USA), Bangalore (India), Doha (Qatar), London (United Kingdom), Atlanta, GA (USA), Cape Town, (South Africa), Singapore and Ann Arbor, MI (USA).

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