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ICEE2011, Madinah Saudi Arabia

The ICEE2011 was held in Madinah al-Anwar Movenpick from 25th – 26th December 2011. The conference was organised by the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Islamic Countries (FEIIC), Saudi Council of Engineers (SCE),Malaysian Society for Engineering & Technology (MySET), Taibah University (TU) and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). The theme of the conference is “Developing Human Capital in Islamic Countries”.

The opening day starts with the recital of the Holy al Quran followed by a speech by the Conference Joint-Chair, Prof. Megat Johari Megat Mohd Noor. Next, there was the speech from the President of the Saudi Council of Engineers, Eng Abdullah Bukshan. Finally, a speech from the Guest of Honour, a representative from the Ministry of Higher Education, Dr. Mohammad Abdulaziz Al-Ohali which then officiates the conference.

For both days, there was the Keynote and Invited session followed by the regular parallel session. There were a total of 72 papers presented as oral presentation and 22 papers presented as electronic poster. Oral presentations were divided into 2 rooms, men and women respectively. Poster sessions were conducted as e-poster which was presented outside the parallel session rooms using LCD TV as a monitor. Alhamdulillah, the conference went on smoothly without any major incident.