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
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.