Student National Symposium IR 4.0 (SNSIR 4.0)

20 June 2019 | Higher College of Technology, Muscat

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20 June 2019


Higher College of Technology

Symposium Theme: Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0)

Organized by Department of IT

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About Symposium

The Higher College of Technology (HCT) is a renowned technological provider institution of the Sultanate of Oman that believes on the power of research and innovation in order to sustain the national development and would contribute in the fulfillment of the Oman Vision 2040.

The HCT, in collaboration with its stakeholders, empowers the 21st century students to collaboratively use their creative and innovative minds to think of any conceivable ways to optimize technological advancements and exploit the disruptive technologies in the IR4.0 era. All students of the various Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Oman are encouraged to participate during the 1st National Student Symposium hosted and organized by the Department of IT, HCT on 20 June 2019.

This symposium is a student-led event where students shine to reveal their remarkable capabilities in research and innovation. Living at the midst of the IR4.0 era, the students are definitely the champions to revolutionize its technological advancements. Thus, this symposium is an open avenue among all students from both public and private higher education institutions across Oman to submit their research papers for presentation at the symposium.

Moreover, this is a very good opportunity to exchange brilliant research ideas, techniques and approaches, state-of-the-art tools, research project development, and the like among the participants. This is also a very good chance to listen and meet expert personalities from the multidisciplinary fields. All presenters shall receive Certificates as well as those who exemplify best paper presentations.

Scope of Symposium

The Symposium aims to organize a student symposium that focuses on IR4.0. Specifically the event is motivated to:

  • Update participants about the emerging technologies in the era of IR4.0 through the enhancement of their computing knowledge and skill;

  • Stimulate the participants to think innovatively through research and development;

  • Acquire necessary 21st century knowledge and skills such as Collaboration and Teamwork, Creativity and Imagination, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Flexibility and Adaptability, Global and Cultural Awareness, Information Literacy, Leadership, Communication Skills, Social Responsibility and Ethics, Technology Literacy, and Initiative; and

  • Enable¬†participants to appreciate the socio-economic benefits of IR 4.0 towards the national strategic direction.

Important Dates-at-a-Glance

Tasks Last Dates Extended Dates
Submission of Full Paper 15 May 2019 30 May 2019
Notification of Acceptance/ Rejection 05 May 2019 within 2 working days
Submission of Workshop Abstracts 15 May 2019 Closed
Submission of Short Course Abstracts 15 May 2019 Closed
Student Author/ Speaker/ Presenter Registration 09 May 2019 30 May 2019
Listener/ Attendee Registration 09 June 2019
Date of Symposium 20 June 2019