SOFTEC 2017 hosted by FAST-NU Lahore on 11th and 12th March 2017 proved to be a great success. This was the 21st edition of SOFTEC with the tagline “Refine, Rebound, Refuse to Lose” SOFTEC 2017 started off with the house being declared open by the Director and the Chief Guest (Miss Ayesha Chaudhry – President SOFTEC 1995) at the Opening Ceremony. During the 2 day mega event, 9 competitions and several exhibitions were carried out simultaneously with over 1200 participants in total.
The first day of the event also witnessed 2 major conferences and panel discussions, where the guest speakers were notable professionals on the topics: “Think you are digitally secure? Think again”, “Internet of Things (IoT)”.
Chief Guest Mr. Ghazanfar Ali (country manager IBM) addressed the audience on closing Ceremony. Director FAST-NU Lahore, Dr. Ajmad Hussain, Advisor SOFTEC ’17, Dr. Haroon Mehmood and Dr. Saira Karim among other faculty also graced the event. Just like last year the SOFTEC-IER trophy awarded to the best performing delegation of the event, was also initially won by FAST-NU Lahore. But as the host university, the title was instead forwarded to UET-Lhr.