The UAE Forum in Information and Communication Technology Research 2011 (ICTRF2011) is organized by Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR), and co-organized by the Emirates Advanced Network for Research and Education (ANKABUT), and ETISALAT-BT Innovation Centre (EBTIC). The event is sponsored by ETISALAT, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), the ICT Fund, and technically sponsored by the IEEE. This year’s forum is a continuation of the “UAE Forum in Information and Communication Technology Research 2010” (ICTRF2010) which was held in Abu Dhabi, KUSTAR campus in May 2010. The forum attracted academics and industry professionals from the various ICT sectors.
The general theme of this year’s forum will be on “Creating Impact through ICT Research and Innovation” which includes sessions on: Initiating Research and Innovation through Network Enabled Applications, Achieving and Measuring Impact through Research Funding, and Emerging Research Areas in ICT. The main topics in these sessions will be presented and discussed by prominent invited international speakers.
The forum will be open to academics, researchers, and industry professionals from the fast growing ICT sectors in the UAE and the region.