Conference devoted to Application of Information and Communication Technologies- “AICT-2016” launched 2016-10-18 15:56:08 / CONFERENCES

Today, X International Conference of “Application of Information and communication technologies (AICT 2016)”  kicked off at the Caucasus University.


Opening the conference, rector of the Caucasus University Professor Havar Mammadov noted that, more than 80 representatives from 22 countries are participating at the event. He has expressed confidence that the action will make the contribution to development of the respective area in our country.Also noted that the event was organized with the organizational support of  Ministry of Education, Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies, Qafqaz University, Baku State University, Baku Higher Oil School, Baku branch of Moscow State University after M. Lomonosov, Azerbaijan Technical University, Malaysia Sabah University, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) Information Technology and Institute of Control Systems , the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education and Economic Cooperation Science Foundation (ECOSF) organization, technical support of the United States Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Azerbaijani branch, financial suppport of “Nar Mobile” and “Dell EMC".


Rector noted that, President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree and adopted state program on development of ICT in our country. This is a prime example that the corresponding sphere in Azerbaijan is always in the spotlight of the state.


Focusing on the activities of the Caucasus University in the field of ICT, G. Mammadov noted that, a higher educational institution fully electronized, more than 60 percent of the students enrolled are prepared as specialists in the appropriate direction. Speaking about the actuality of topics which to be discussed at the conference, the rector of BSU, Academician Abel Maharramovnoted that, scientists from several countries of the world, the event will share their thoughts in relation to the use of ICT.


And it will give impetus to the development of the relevant field, not only in our country but throughout the world. Speaking about the work done in the field of ICT in Azerbaijan, Rector emphasized that, important advances have been achieved in this direction. Thanks to the attention and care of our Head of State, scientists have been working in this direction. Deputy Minister of Communications and High Technologies Elmir Velizade noted that, the conference in Azerbaijan is an important event. ICT is the requirement of time, and its rapid implementation in all areas necessary for the development of any country.


President Ilham Aliyev this area special attention. It is no accident that, ICT declared a priority area of the state. In our country, in this regard signed and adopted documents of strategic importance. In this sense, the role of ICT is invaluable. In the current context of globalization, the emergence and development of the information society is of strategic character. Speaking about the challenges facing the Conference and solutions arising in this area, Academician-Secretary ANAS, Director of the Institute of Information Technology, Academician Rasim Alguliev brought to the attention of that part of the ongoing development of science reforms in Azerbaijan is connected with ICT.


Therefore, the widespread introduction of ICT in our country poses great challenges to domestic scientists. Noting the relevance of the reports presented at the conference, Academician stressed that, this event is a perfect example of the integration of science and education.


Further, emphasizing the relevance of the topics to be discussed at the conference, Baku Higher Oil School, Vice Rector Ramiz Humbatov, acting Rector of Azerbaijan Technical University Khalig Yahudov, the President of the Scientific Foundation "ECO", Prof. Manzur Sumro and others have brought to the attention that such events are of great importance in terms of the exchange of views between the experts of relevant fields.


The conference, which runs until 14 October, reports will be delivered and to be held discussions on the following topics:“Big data management and application”, “Data processing and Data engineering”,“Cybersecurity problems”, “Modern achievements in the application of ICT”, “Communication, network and equipment”, “ICT in Business, Management and Economics”, "ICT in  State services “, ”Science, education, social and humanitarian studies of ICT “,”ICT in Medicine and health care “

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