Compute-'08 to attract IT researchers, entrepreneurs

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Bangalore, Jan 9 (UNI) Best researchers and practitioners of contemporary and emerging areas in computing from across the world, will converge on the three-day 'Compute-2008' starting January 18.

Briefing newspersons Kallol Borah, CEO of Aumega Networks, also the Organising Secretary of the event said the experts would debate and share the latest in contemporary computing.

''The main purpose of 'Compute-2008' is to foster Indian technological innovation and attract world-wide investment in the country's IT sector,'' he said.

There would be 400 top professionals, who would discuss subjects like tracks cover service-oriented computing, high performance computing in distributed environments, information management and pervasive systems. Paper presentations, doctoral symposiums, tutorials and poster sessions would also be held, he added.

Concurrently, 'HeadStart', a first of its kind forum that bring together corporates, entrepreneurs and investors in the IT realm, would be held. Hundred corporates, 200 entrepreneurs and investors, and about 1,000 delegates would throw light on how India was driving the growth of a silicon valley like ecosystem right here, Kallol added.

In this forum, there would be demonstrations of cutting edge technology, high-powered expert panels on topics ranging from consumer services to mobility and communications to enterprise and embedded systems and workshops on empowering and sustaining innovation and entrepreneurship would be held, he added.

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