2018 eGov Award’s Winners to be Announced Next Tuesday,,Guest of Honor of Ceremony to Give Talk on Immerging ICT Startups
29 Nov 2018
With the participation of 64 submitted projects, 47 from government entities, 9 from private organizations and 8 from SMEs, the Information Technology Authority (ITA) is to hold the awarding ceremony of the 6th Round of Sultan Qaboos Award for excellence in eGovernment 2018 to announce the winning projects on Tuesday evening, 4th December 2018, at 7pm, in SQU Cultural Center, Grand Hall. The ceremony will be under the patronage of HE Darwish Esmail Albalushi, Minister Responsible for Financial Affairs and will be attended by government officials, CEOs and professionals.
Last October, the jury committee met in Muscat for 5 days and selected the winning projects in each award category. This year, the awarding ceremony will host Dr. Belgacem Haba as guest of honor who is an Algerian Researcher and Scientist in Microelectronics and Internet. Dr. Belgacem Haba will give a talk under the title of Startups Opportunities in Immerging Technologies, next Tuesday morning at Sultan Qaboos University for students, ICT entrepreneurs and whoever interested in ICT and entrepreneurship.
Dr. Haba holds 489 U.S. patents, and over 1400 patents and patent applications worldwide. He is listed among the top 100 most prolific inventors worldwide. In 2017 he opened the Haba Institute in Algeria to help young entrepreneurs. Dr. Haba has authored numerous technical publications, has also participated in many conferences worldwide and was recognized in many occasions. His latest activities include the development of 3D technologies for mobiles and servers alike.