The Head of RMIT’s School of Computer Science and IT, Professor Athman Bouguettaya, is just back from a packed programme of conferences both in Australia and overseas, at two of which he was an invited/keynote speaker.
Professor Bouguettaya was keynote speaker at the 7th IEEE-GCC Conference and Exhibition in Qatar, from 17-20 November, 2013, and then he spoke again at the third Australasian Symposium on Service Research and Innovation (ASSRI’13), at the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, from 27-29 November, 2013.
This was followed by a trip to Berlin for the 11th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2013), which took place from 2-5 December, 2013.
It may have been a testing few weeks, with all the travelling, but Professor Bouguettaya was delighted and honoured to be asked to speak at such prestigious conferences.
“Visiting these top conferences is all part of being at a world class research institution like RMIT,” he said. “But it’s a great honour to speak to your peers from all over the world and I was even given a plaque for one of them!”
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