IT Development: International Conference On Computer Applications Kicked Off

27 February 2019

University of Computer Studies (Yangon) organizes 17th International Conference on Computer Applications (ICCA 2019) on Wednesday.

The conference aims to offer an opportunity to learn and share latest developments to interact with leading experts in the field of Computer Science and Information Technology to strengthen the research laboratories and universities.

This year’s conference is also held in conjunction with 11th International Conference on Future Computer and Communication (ICFCC 2019) which was co-hosted by Nagoya Institute of Technology from Japan.

The conferences include experts’ presentation on technology advances and current research findings in the fields of theoretical, experimental and applied computing and technologies.

Rector, University of Computer Studies, Yangon, Prof. Mie Mie Thet Thwin said “The conferences will help improve standards of research works on computer science and IT, to build up the capacity of teachers from related universities and to catch up with up-to-date technologies. This kind of event can produce skillful Ph.D. candidates needed in research works for the nation’s benefit.”

In collaboration with Nagoya Institute of Technology, a total of 104 research papers submitted from both local and abroad will be read out during the conferences - 50 research papers during (ICCA 2019) and 54 papers at (ICFCC 2019).

Professor, Computer Science, Radford University, Maung Maung Htay said “Computer sector in Myanmar is really great! But we don’t get the goal we want yet. We still need to work on a lot of things but so far I’m pleased with that they have a lot of good labs, good research works and good resource focality. So, a lot of things are very encouraging to me.”

Representatives from National Education Policy Commission, Ministry of Education, rectors and pro-rectors from universities and colleges, experts on research works are attending the two-day conference which will be concluded on Thursday evening.