A symposium on the role of information technology (IT) in supporting scientific and technical management will be held on Oct 13th and 14th at Rida Said Conference Center in Damascus University with the participation of representatives of 11 Arab countries.
The symposium, which is organized by the Syrian Computer Society, aims at highlighting the role of IT and communications in the scientific management of the research and technical institutions in the Arab countries.
Scientific Director of the Syrian Computer Society Dr. Iyad Sayyed Darwish told SANA that a number of professors and researchers form several Arab universities will participate in the symposium, in addition to some scientific research centers and bodies concerned.
He indicated that the participants will discuss several worksheets on the role of information systems in managing scientific institutions.
He added that a number of scientific experiments will be reviewed during the symposium, in addition to the priorities of scientific research in the sectors of information and communications.
The 2nd Meeting of the Federation of Arab IT Research Centers will be held on Wednesday on the sidelines of the symposium with the participation of several Arab representatives and officials from the sector of IT and communications.