Second International Al-Shaam Conference on IT [Archives:1999/16/Local News]

April 19 1999

The Second International Al-Shaam Conference on Information Technology focuses on identifying information technology with high impact potential on the socioeconomic development of developing countries. It also looks at both the methods and requirements of implementing the technology. The conference addresses policies, resources, skills and the management of change, and includes papers, panels, round table discussions, workshop, demonstrations exhibits, teleconferences and a symposium held by the UNDP.
Dr. Jassim M. Jirjees, from Sana’a University is taking part in the conference. In his paper, he is discussing the role of technology in media (Internet), using the Yemen Times Online website ( as an example.