Motivational and attractive factors for DICE-IET

The District Sahiwal is situated at the centre of Punjab having agriculture land, heritage like Harappa, Excellent weather especially from October to December, easy access from all over the Pakistan. The region was traversed by the main line of the North Western Railway, from Lahore to Multan. It is irrigated by the Upper Sutlej inundation canal system and from the Ravi. The soil of the division is very fertile. The average rainfall is about 2000 mm. The Division Sahiwal has one of the best dairy breeds in India and Pakistan. Due to high milk production they have been exported to other Asian countries. Sahiwal's industries include cotton ginning and pressing, tanning, textile (City cloth palace, City Fashion Center), textile spinning, weaving, leather products, garments, pharmaceuticals, flour mills, food processing, oil mills, cold storage, potato, tobacco, vegetable ghee/cooking oil, biscuits, chip board, confectionery, and woolen textile spinning and weaving. One of the beautiful COMSATS campuses is located in this region which is going to organize DICE-IET Innovation Event 2016 on October 31 to November 1, 2016 at CIIT Sahiwal. The organizing committee is providing free transport, residence, meals/tea, Harappa tour, Social Night, Prizes for winner, and excellent platform for the exposure of research and projects to make this event more prestigious and attractive for the participants and researcher.

Introduction

DICE-IET Innovation Event 2016 is one of the major initiatives of CIIT and DICE Foundation. The idea behind this event is to motivate academia, industry, government, entrepreneurs and expatriates to come to a common platform to showcase innovations and technologies, share knowledge and further collaborate with each other for the rapid development of innovative products which are necessary for the economic development of the country.


Objectives of DICE-IET Innovation Event 2016

The following are objectives of the event:

  • To foster culture of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the country and make it part of Nation’s DNA.

  • To establish a strong linkage between academia and Information & Enabling Technologies’ industry and provide a common platform for academia, industry, government, entrepreneurs and expatriates to interact, share knowledge and collaborate on innovations and commercialization, in order to grow the indigenous Information & Enabling Technologies' industry in the country.

  • To create a positive and favorable image of Pakistan Information & Enabling Technologies’ industry in the eyes of international community – i.e. country fully capable of developing innovative Information and Enabling Technologies’ products for domestic market as well as for rest of the world.

  • To expedite the process of technology revolution in Pakistan by motivating both academia and industry to acquire, promote and utilize state-of-art technologies/high-tech software for the rapid development of innovative Information & Enabling Technologies products.