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3 Day International Conference On Integration of Information Technology in Science Education - January 16 – 18, 2007, Gazimagusa, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

The Inter Islamic Network on Information Technology (INIT) in collaboration with the Government of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Islamic Conference Standing Committee on Scientific and technological Cooperation, Islamabad, Pakistan (COMSTECH), COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan (CIIT) and Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus held a 3- Day international conference on ‘Integration of Information Technology in Science Education’ on January 16-18,2007 at Eastern Mediterranean University, Gazimagusa, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

The conference was aimed at forecasting the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the integration of Information Technology in the education of science, engineering and mathematics. To initiate, enhance and foster collaborations in key areas and issues among academicians, practitioners and researchers active in IT applications and education in the perspective of OIC member States.

The subject conference was a commendable success as Muslim scholars and experts from ten (10) countries took part in terms of 1 Key note address, 22 Paper Presentations and 11 Invited Talks. The conference came out as an excellent event of deliberation and exchange of intellectual thoughts among the eminent scholars and stakeholders of the Islamic World. This surely had considerable impact on the policy making of the Islamic states concerning the technical and scientific education especially in the field of Information Technology. 21 Institutions have representation with 25 speakers. A brief is given bellow.

1. Islamic Republic of Pakistan

  • COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad, Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
  • University of Peshawar, Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
  • International Islamic University Islamabad, Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
  • Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

2. Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

  • Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
  • European University of Lefke, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
  • Girne American University, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

3. Republic of Turkey

  • Middle East Technical University, Republic of Turkey.
  • Istanbul Technical University, Republic of Turkey.
  • Gazi University Republic of Turkey.
  • Trakya University, Republic of Turkey.

4. Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

  • Tafila Technical University, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
  • Al Al-bayt University Jordan.

5. Islamic Republic of Iran

  • Mazandaran University of Science and Technology Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.
  • Ministry of Education, Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran.

6. State of Palestine

  • An Najah University, State of Palestine.

7. Peoples Republic of China

  • United Nations University International Institute of Software Technology, Peoples Republic of China.

8. Federal Republic of Nigeria

  • United Nations Information and Communication Task Force (UNICT) for Africa, Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • The Bioscience Research Centre, Nigeria, Federal Republic of Nigeria

9. Republic of Azerbaijan

  • Baku State University, Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan.

10. United Arab Emirates

  • Genetic & Thalassemia Center, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

List of Speakers

1. Qibla Ayaz,
Peshawar University,
Pakistan;

2. Mustafa Ilkan,
Eastern Mediterranean University,
TRNC;

3. Mukhtar Ahmed,
Higher Education Commission, Pakistan;

4. Arshad Saleem Bhatti,
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology,
Pakistan;

5. Saleh A. AlJufout,
Tafila Technical University,
Jordan;

6. Yasar Ozden,
Middle East Technical University,
Turkey;

7. Mir Behzad Feizbakhsh,
Mazandaran University of Science and Technology,
Iran;

8. Muhammad Ahsen Mirza,
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology,
Pakistan;

9. Huseyin Ciloglu,
Eastern Mediterranean University,
TRNC;

10. Zekai Sen,
Istanbul Technical University,
Turkey;

11. Tayebeh Hazehbygi,
Ministry of Education,
Iran;

12. S. A. Hussain,
International Islamic University,
Pakistan;

13. Saadat Iqbal,
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology,
Pakistan;

14. Kashif Zia,
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology,
Pakistan;

15. Syed Waqar Haider Bokhari,
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology,
Pakistan;

16. Halit Hami Oz,
European University of Lefke,
TRNC;

17. Bahman Kashi,
Eastern Mediterranean University,
TRNC;

18. Jalal Allahverdiyev,
Baku State University,
Azerbaijan;

19. Erol Baysal,
Genetic & Thalassemia Center, Dubai,
UAE;

20. Romana Aziz,
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology,
Pakistan;

21. Naveed Ahmed Khan,
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology,
Pakistan;

22. Mehmet Garip,
Eastern Mediterranean University,
TRNC;

23. Allam Mousa,
An Najah University,
Palestine;

24. Siraj A. Shaikh,
United Nations University,
China;

25. Mert Bal,
Eastern Mediterranean University,
TRNC;

26. Oba Sokefun,
United Nations Information and Communication Task Force(UNICT) for Africa,
Nigeria;

27. G. F. Oshineye,
The Bioscience Research Center,
Nigeria;

28. Isik Aybay,
Eastern Mediterranean University,
TRNC;

29. Eduard Babulak,
Girne American University,
TRNC;

30. Mohammad Ali Akour,
Al al-bayt University,
Jordan;

31. Dr. Aysun Coskun,
Gazi University,
Turkey;

32. Alireza Goudarzi,
Eastern Mediterranean University,
TRNC; and

33. Ozlem UCAR,
Trakya University,
Turkey.

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