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10th TeleCON 2017 forum chaired by the Minister of Telecom

Sumera Saeed | May 18, 2017 | category: Mobile Phones

Global Telecom & IT giants are undertaking major ventures in Pakistan – Anusha Rahman

The Minister of State for Information Technology & Telecommunications – Honorable Ms. Anusha Rahman Khan inaugurated the 10th Pakistan Telecommunication and ICT Conference (TeleCON 2017) as the Chief Guest. This annual forum was held by SHAMROCK Conferences International (www.shamrockconferences.net) at the Ramada Hotel in Islamabad, with the theme: “Pakistan in the wake of Revolutionary Technologies and Solutions”. The Keynote address was delivered by the Chairman of Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) – Syed Ismail Shah.

Addressing the large number of enthusiastic delegates at the forum, the Minister of IT and Telecom stated that:

“It is delightful to see that global Telecom & IT giants are undertaking major ventures in Pakistan, while our country’s start-up enterprises are winning great accolades at global technology forums, with the support of incubators and incentives from the government”.

She further stated that:

“The Next-generation 3G and 4G telecom technologies are already empowering all consumer segments and industries, as we benefit from revolutionary concepts like; ‘Mobile” commerce, E-Governance, Smart-Cities, Mobile-banking, Cloud-Computing, ‘Smart’ Healthcare & Education and much more. The government is now seeking the earliest possible deployment of 5G technology in Pakistan. With the successful orchestration of this 10th annual TeleCON Forum, SHAMROCK has made great contributions in the advancement of this important industry in Pakistan.”

Syed Ismail Shah, Chairman of PTA said:

“A social and industrial revolution has taken place in our country with the deployment of fascinating new technologies. It is now the primary responsibility of the regulators and experts of telecom and IT industries, to focus on the future, enabling swift and secured consumption of massive volumes of data, whereby we can greatly enhance national productivity to accelerate progress and economic prosperity”.

Other distinguished Chairpersons and speakers included; The Chief Executive Officer of PTCL – Daniel Ritz, CEO of ICT R&D Fund – Mr. Yusuf Hussain, the CEO of IBM Cloud – Nadeem A. Malik, the CEO of Bluetech Consulting – Kashif Jadoon, Mr. Pervez Iftikhar, Ex CEO USF, the Head of Conferences at SHAMROCK – Mr. Usman Janjua and others. These learned speakers discussed critical topics like; Expansion of outreach, Fibre-Optics, rural-area connectivity, broadband, wireless-access, connectivity and Cyber-security.

An insightful panel discussion on ‘Revolutionary Technologies’ included experts like: the Chief Commercial Officer of PTCL – Adnan Shahid, the CEO of COMSATS – Jamshed Masood and Mr. Naveed Khalid Butt, Chief Corporate & Regulatory Affairs Ufone. Numerous other experts professionals and stakeholders attended this forum, sponsored by Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd. (PTCL) and Wateen Telecom, while being supported by PTA, relevant ministries and the leading enterprises of this robust industry.

TeleCON is a prestigious assembly of the; industry specialists, regulators, technologists, speakers, visionaries, experts, academia, emerging media and investors from national and global enterprises and institutions. The key topics of discussion included: challenges & opportunities, fresh ideas for enhancing Foreign-Direct Investments, regulations to control cybercrime, Data Security & safer exchange of information.

Minister Petroleum Khaqan Abbasi to open Energy Forum 2017

Minister Petroleum Khaqan Abbasi to open Energy Forum 2017

Sumera Saeed | February 14, 2017 | category: News

The Minister for Petroleum & Natural Resources, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, will inaugurate the 9THPakistan Energy Forum 2017 being held on February 23 at 9.30 a.m. at the Marriott Hotel Islamabad. The theme of the conference is “Approaching New Frontiers in Energy Efficiency” and will dilate on critical current trends in the energy sector.

The keynotes will be addressed by Mr. Umer Masood, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Water & Power and eminent economist, Mr. Sakib Sherani, CEO, Macro Economic Sights.

The opening session on Strategic & Regulatory Paradigm for Energy Sufficiency will be chaired by Chairman WAPDA General (Retd) Muzammil Hussain, and will feature Mr. Scott M. Miller, Energy Officer, US Embassy Islamabad; Mr. Arshad Maqsood Malik, Chief (Energy) Planning Commission of Pakistan, and Mr. Muhammad Raziuddin, CEO, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Oil & Gas Company.

The second session on Integrating Public & Private Investment to Ensure Equitable Energy Mix will be chaired by Mr. Werner E. Liepach, Country Director, Asian Development Bank (Pakistan Resident Mission) and addressed by Mr. Rashid Hussain Kazi, MD, Thar Coal Energy Board, Govt. of Sindh; Sardar Shaukat Aziz Popalzai, President, Balochistan Economic Forum and Mr. Asim Tirmizi, Project Director (Liquefied Gases) Sui Southern Gas Company.

The third session on Technology for Ecology, Optimizing Alternative Energy Sources will be chaired by Prof. Dr. Arshad Ali, NUST School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences and speakers include, Mr. Amjad A. Awan, CEO, Alternate Energy Development Board; Syed Imran Shah, Manager Business Development, Fauji Fertilizer Company, and Mr. Mujtaba Haider Khan, CEO, Reon Energy.

Delegates from the federal and provincial ministries, regulatory bodies, think-tanks, academia, foreign missions and the media will be joining the day-long conference held annually by SHAMROCK Conferences International. For agenda and further details, please visit: www.shamrockconferences.net

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Pakistan Energy Forum on 23rd Feb, 2017 to feature prolific speakers

Pakistan Energy Forum” on 23rd Feb, 2017 to feature prolific speakers

Sumera Saeed | December 23, 2016 | category: News

Pakistan Energy Forum on 23rd Feb, 2017 to feature prolific speakers

The 9th Pakistan Energy Forum 2017 organized annually by SHAMROCK Conferences International (www.shamrockconferences.net) will be held on 23rd February, 2017 from 9.30 a.m. at the Marriot Hotel in Islamabad. This insightful forum attracts enthusiastic participation and support from all the leading enterprises, regulators and stakeholders of the energy industry in Pakistan. Several prestigious companies and institutions have already expressed their intention to support and participate in this year’s forum.

The theme of this upcoming conference will be: “Approaching new frontiers in Energy-sufficiency” which will help the experts determine how strategic decisions in this sector will pave the way to meet energy demand and drive economic prosperity in the future. Prolific speakers will dilate and present updated information on hydrocarbon, hydel & thermal, renewable energy and the related investments activities in the country.

This annual conclave of key stakeholders is expected to attract several investor groups from countries desiring to assist Pakistan with its pressing energy needs. Many global investors are seeking benefits from the trans-national infrastructural project – China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The corridor will enable easier global access to China’s massive industrial infrastructure, by building a large-scale road network and many additional energy ventures across Pakistan.

Menin Rodrigues, Chairman of the Conference said,

“Pakistan is at the crossroads of change, energy demand is growing incessantly, power shortages are challenging industries and regulators but there is an inherent resolve and hope. The political hierarchy, oil and gas industry, the power sector and alternate renewable sources, including coal have the answer, and responsibility, to come up with practical and sustainable solutions.”

Distinguished speakers, learned experts, industry leaders and professionals from the exploration & production sector, power-producers, Oil-marketing & distribution companies along with renewable energy enterprises, gather at this forum, to realign their collective growth strategy and analyze critical issues. The forum also creates fresh opportunities to establish broad–based collaborations and joint-ventures.

The 9th Pakistan Energy Forum 2017 invites participants to confirm their attendance at conferences@shamrockcom.net


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