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ICIA 2005 begins
« on: December 14, 2005, 07:54:03 AM »
The International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA 2005) will be held from December 15-18 at the BMICH Colombo.

Researchers, scientists from the countries such as the USA, Japan, Canada Germany, China, India Spain Australia, Mexico, and Sweden are excepted to reveal their latest inventions in the Electrical, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering fields.

The opening day is dedicated primarily to disseminate knowledge to the local society by means of three parallel workshops on the themes - of Disaster Management, A Networked Society and Tele-Presence, and, Intelligent Systems.

UN experts, Military Representatives, University professors and successful Corporate Heads will be the resource persons. A scholarship scheme has been introduced for local University students.

From the second day onwards, the conference will take place on the themes of Robotics and Control, A Wired society and Tele-presence, and Industrial Automation and Modern Civilisation for the three days respectively.

Prof. Mo Jamshidi of the United State Department of Energy, Prof. Clarence De Silva of the University of British Columbia (Canada), Prof. Toshio Fukuda of Nagoya University (Japan) and Prof. Suran Gunathilake of Bodymetrics (UK) will chair the conference.

Foreign delegates, local scientists including Deans of Engineering Faculties and their Vice-Chancellors, the UGC Officials, the IESL President and Heads of Scientific Institutions and event Sponsors will participate in the inauguration ceremony to be held on December 16. Enterprise Development and Investment Promotion Minister Rohitha Bogollagama will be the guest of honour.

The ICIA 2005 will become a platform for local researchers to present their work in front of a high profile foreign community, which in turn will build the self confidence in marching to a globalised scientific society, says Eng. Sanjeeva Witharana of the Organising Committee.

Those interested could participate in the workshops by registering themselves through Conference website or by calling 011-2640469.