24/10/2012

Knowledge Oman Holds ICT Talks at COMEX 2012

Knowledge Oman, the leading community and knowledge sharing platform in the country, is the exclusive Knowledge Partner at COMEX 2012, supporting Oman’s largest ICT exhibition. Knowledge Oman is further collaborating with the Information Technology Authority (ITA) to deliver a series of ICT lectures at the ITA stall in COMEX, delivered for free by Knowledge Oman members. This active participation aligns with the mission of connecting communities with knowledge and the vision of building a knowledge-based society in the country.
 
Amal Al Masshari, Community Projects Manager at Knowledge Oman, says, “We are very pleased to support COMEX 2012 for the fourth year consecutively and to hold a series of sessions for the community. This exhibition serves as the perfect opportunity to exchange experiences and learn the latest developments locally and internationally in the technology world.”
 
The participation of Knowledge Oman at COMEX 2012 opens its platform to local and international companies, governmental bodies, NGO's and academicians all under one roof through a series of daily talks on a variety of ICT topics during the exhibition over a five day period. Knowledge Oman professionals Ali AL Lawati, Jalal Al-Hadrami, Christuda Dai and Tomy Bosco will speak on various topics including Risk Management in IT, Social Media, IT Developments in Oman and smartphone technologies. A large number of visitors are expected to join, learn and network.
 
Tariq Hilal al Barwani, founder and president of Knowledge Oman, adds, “It’s an honour for us to form strategic partnerships at COMEX 2012 so that together we deliver more value to the community and engage the people with technology benefits and opportunities that improve life and business.”
 
Knowledge Oman serves the community in various knowledge fields through online-based and community driven initiatives since its launch in April 2008. It has received a number of prestigious awards, with the “International standard web technology award" during the Oman Web Awards 2009, the "Brand Leadership Award" at the world Brand Congress 2010, and recently the "Outstanding Contribution to the Cause of Education” award from the World HRD Congress in 2012. Knowledge Oman, at www.knowledgeoman.com, is currently home to more than 15,000 members in the community.