Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (SZABIST), Dubai Campus, United ARab Emirates (UAE) is organizing “SZABIST Multidisciplinary International Conference 2016” (SMIC 2016) at SZABIST Dubai Campus, United Arab Emirates, on January 09, 2016. The theme of the event is “Contemporary Issues & Trends”.
The objective of this intellectual forum is to invite papers related, but not limited, to the contemporary trends and issues in the fields of Computer Science, Management Science and Media Science. In this regard, scientists, industry experts, researchers, academicians and research students from all around the world are welcomed at SZABIST-Dubai campus who will present original research initiatives. It is foreseen that the event would work as a bridge and would strengthen links between industry and academia in all fields of research and innovative ideas.
In addition this conference provides opportunities for the researchers and participants to bring and exchange new ideas, innovative practices, unique solutions and application experiences in respective fields. This will promote business and/ or research relations and will facilitate in finding global partners for future collaboration. The colloquia provide a forum for researchers to present their work on various aspects of aforementioned domains.
Lina Salim (Keynote Speaker): Dr. Lina Salim. Full time senior faculty member of Economics and Business Faculty/School of AJCUI (Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia/Unika Atma Jaya). Graduated with bachelor degree in Management from Management Department of Economics and Business Faculty/School of AJCUI; with MBA degree from Business School (majoring Marketing) of University of Dallas (Irving, USA); as MA degree from Economics School (majoring Business Economics); and got Ph.D in Marketing from Northern University of Malaysia. Lina Salim was ever in position as Vice Rector for Collaboration and Program Development for AJCUI for 4 years (2011 – 2015) and Head of Management Department for 4 years (1998-2002). Some scholarship or grants for formal education, short course or international seminars has been awarded to her. She is one of assessor for Indonesian National Accreditation Bureau. She is also Director for Programs (2011-2013) and for Certification program (2013-2017) for professional organization, Indonesian Marketing Association (IMA). She is also a trainer and facilitator for some trainings and workshops. Her research interest is in marketing, consumer behavior, and retailing.
Prof. Khaled Shaalan, PhD (Keynote Speaker): Professor Shaalan obtained his Master in Computer Science from Cairo University, Egypt and PhD in Computer Science from Institute of Statistical Studies and Research, Cairo University, joint supervision system with Swedish Instittue of Computer Science (SICS). Currently he is Head of PhD in Computer Science, MSc in ITM, MSc in IT Program. He is also an Honorary Fellow, University of Edinburgh, UK. He has a long-standing expertise in Arabic natural language processing (ANLP) and Knowledge Management research areas. Since 2004, He has been leading the Natural Language Processing Research Group at BUiD.
All the papers submitted will be evaluated by esteemed academia and no subscription fee is admissible. Further the selected papers will be published in the “Journal of Independent Studies and Research” as a special issue. We look forward to your presence in the conference and trust that you will grace us with the best of your work.