September 26th, 2013
Epoka University, in collaboration with "Aleksandër Moisiu" University of Durrës, Polytechnic University of Tirana, University of Ioannina, South East European University and Yildiz Technical University organized 2nd International Symposium on Computing in Informatics and Mathematics. ISCIM 2013 Conference was organized for the second time in Albania and about 100 researchers and academicians from different countries in the region and beyond presented their scientific papers.
Speaking at the beginning of the conference, the Rector of Epoka University, Prof. Dr. Remzi Altın thanked all the participants, especially keynote speakers Peter van Emde Boas (University of Amsterdam), Derviş Karaboğa (University of Erciyes) and other workshop speakers Luigi Laura (University La Sapienza Rome, Italy), Loukas Georgiadis (University of Ionanina, Greece) and Silvio Pardi (European Grid Infrastructure). Prof. Altın highlighted the importance of increasing cooperation between universities and academicians, noting that 2nd International Symposium on Computing in Informatics and Mathematics will be very productive for students and academics staff. "Epoka University is a young university, established in 2007, but we are working hard to increase our standards and to contribute to the Albanian education system. I believe that this conference will contribute to increase university's standards. Epoka University has shown that it is a promoter of cooperation between universities, organizing many conferences in collaboration with well known universities in Europe," Prof. Altın said. According to Prof. Altın Epoka University will continue to increase the collaboration, by organizing joint conferences with universities. "Previous years we successfully organized a number of conferences event with the participation of a high number of distinguished academicians from numerous countries and will be followed by other conferences in the coming years. Last week Epoka University became a signatory of Magna Charta Universitatum, which is e great chance for our university to represent Albania in Europe", he said.
During the opening ceremony, the Chairman of the Conference and the Head of Computer Engineering Department at Epoka University, Assist. Prof. Dr. Oğuz Altun welcomed participants to the conference and stated that the organization of the International Symposium on Computing in Informatics and Mathematics is a good opportunity for the researches and academicians. “The first one was held two years ago, and hosted jointly by Aleksander Moisiu University of Durres and Epoka University. This second edition is hosted by Epoka University, and scientifically supported by the scientists from institutions around the world, including but not limited to the Polytechnic University of Tirana, Alexander Moisiu University of Durres,Yıldız Technical University, University of Ioannina, South East European University, and Microsoft Research. With no doubt we have an excellent group of Keynote speakers and Workshops: I thank Peter van Emde Boas, Derviş Karaboğa, Loukas Georgiadis, Luigi Laura, and Silvio Pardi for accepting to come here and give their talks and workshops respectively”, Prof. Altun said. According to him the quality of the conference will get better and better on each edition of the conference.
The 2nd International Symposium on Computing in Informatics and Mathematics was supported also by South East European University, Albanian Educational Fund and European Grid Infrastructure.
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