Intel to host conference on tech trends in New Delhi

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Bangalore, Oct 11 (UNI) Intel Asia Academic Forum (AAF), a three day annual conference will be in New Delhi from October 24 on Technology trends and challenges.

The Forum would bring together faculty, Intel technologists, industry experts and academia from across Asia to exchange ideas on technology trends and challenges. With talent becoming a critical differentiator for nations, this year, delegates across academia, government and industry bodies would meet to discuss the role of public-private partnerships in building a pipeline of world-class talent and encouraging the adoption of new technologies, an Intel release here said today.

The theme of Asia Academic Forum 2007 is 'Accelerating Innovation and Research on Emerging Technologies'. With the influx of newer technologies, it was critical to bring technology expertise to university campuses, provide student opportunities, and encourage innovation among engineers and scientists the release said. To discuss many such issues, Asia Academic Forum aimed to provide a platform for sharing of ideas on the common research areas for collaboration between academic world and industry. The forum would be attended by over 100 selected faculties from China, India, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Japan and Vietnam.

An exciting feature of this year's forum agenda would be a series of sessions which would showcase research and development work undertaken by the academia on research and curriculum. These university professors would be presenting ground breaking concepts in the form of posters developed in the area of Software for Multi Core, Emerging technologies, technology and Manufacturing the release added.

The forum wouldl deliberate on challenges faced by emerging markets in the areas of broadband and adoption of IT in rural areas and also showcase ingenious projects developed by social entrepreneurs which can have impact at the grass root level.


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