LAHORE: The 5th Round Table Conference on Information Technology will be held under the auspices of Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB)’s TechHub Connect project on January 9 (Monday) under the chairmanship of founding Vice Chancellor of Information Technology University (ITU), PITB Chairman and Advisor to the Chief Minister Dr Umar Saif at Arfa Software Technology Park, Lahore.
It is a bi-annual event conducted to provide a platform to the leaders from government, industry and academia for a discourse on the issues pertinent to the IT industry of the country and to bring together the entire IT fraternity under one roof.
This exercise is helpful in defining the roadmap for the progress of the IT industry along with that of the Punjab and Pakistan. The focus of this moot will be on devising Special Economic Zones for the IT industry of Pakistan.
PITB and Pakistan Software Houses Association ([email protected]) shall work with Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) for the materialisation of the agenda.
Another agenda item is the discussion on the issues pertinent to the cybersecurity. PITB shall be announcing major steps that can be taken in the coming year to deal with the threats to cyberspace.
PITB TechHub Connect’s Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development Director Nabeel A Qadeer has been organising roundtable conferences for the past two years. TechHub Connect Senior Programme Manager Syeda Mehak Jamal and her team have worked relentlessly to organise and ensure a fruitful event.