Increasing International Exposure: Dr. Bushra Anjum invites Barry Pierce to Pakistan
With the aim of increasing international exposure for local students, Dr. Bushra Anjum, Assistant Professor CS Department, invited
Barry Pierce (Mulkey Inc, Elim-IT) from USA to visit Pakistan for an educational guest lecture series. Barry has worked in the technology services industry for over 25 years and is a unique mix of businessman, techie, theoretician, and practitioner. He has served every size client: one-person micro-businesses, small businesses, mid-sized companies and multinational corporations.
Barry Pierce spoke at Forman Christian College (FCC) on 19th April, at Punjab University College of IT (PUCIT) on 25th April and at FAST-NU (Lahore Campus) on 26th April. The focus of his seminar was on “Server Virtualization and Consolidation”. Server Virtualization and Consolidation is fundamentally changing the way that IT resources are being used in the corporate world. Companies who have adopted virtualization have seen tremendous savings in the time required to manage servers, reduced maintenance and equipment costs, and decreased power consumption In the talk, Barry Pierce demonstrated these benefits as well as pointed out some potential flaws involved with server virtualization and consolidation. Presentation slides are available here.
Barry spoke at FAST –NU on Friday April 26th. On the same day, Barry later held an entrepreneurial session with interested graduates and alumni for possible outsourcing and collaborative work. Prominent software houses and industry startups were also represented like TkXel, TRG, CureMD, Pentaloop etc.
Pakistan Day Holiday
FAST-NU, Lahore Campus will remain closed on 23rd March, 2013 (Saturday) on account of Pakistan Day.
All Pakistan Arm Wrestling National Championship '13
Omer Farooq Khan Searwani wins SILVER MEDAL in ALL PAKISTAN Arm Wrestling Championship 2013All Players from Pakistan participated in the Arm Wrestling Nationals held on 15th March by the Pakistan Arm Wrestling Federation. Omer Farooq Khan won Silver after losing out to GC University in the final.
VOICE -FAST Lahore debating society
Team VOICE , participated in NUST International Model United Nations Conference, organized at NUST H-12 Campus. The team gave an excellent performance and one of our notable speakers Hunain Mehood secured the Honoray Mention Award.
Team comprising of: Hunain Mehmood, Awais ul Haq, Burhan Zaffar, Aimen Iftikhar, Maleeka Saqlain and Hafsa Jamil.
FAST Lahore wins UCL Sportsfiesta 13
FAST won the majority of the awards at UCL Sportsfiesta '13!
Football Team won against the likes of Beaconhouse National University, COMSATS and LSE (Lahore School of Economics) to lift the Trophy!Detail is attached
VOICES GLOBAL CONFERENCE first time Speakers From PAKISTAN
On International Women’s Day, March 8th 2013, On March 8th technical women from around the globe will convene virtually and in-person, following the sun, across every continent. Representatives present individually and collectively to discuss, collaborate and celebrate the contributions of technical women. Hence, Global Tech Women presents VOICES conference! A virtual conference that begins in Australia and moves around the world over 30 hours adding women’s voices on regional, national and international topics.
Global Tech Women was founded in 2012 with the aim to reduce gender gap and increase representation of women in computer science and engineering on global scale. It believes in providing solutions to the persistent problems faced by technical women and help each other in providing roadmap for personal advancement and career objectives based on her own definition of success. Its mission is to create a global network of inspired, connected and self-actualized technical women.
Dr. Bushra Anjum of FAST-NU Lahore Campus along with Saima Mushtaq (alumni of FAST), Ayesha Afzal and Wajiha Kanwal will be representing the technical women of and from Pakistan. Come and join the conversation !
|Let's Talk Listen Connect: We are made of Pakistan.|
Further details are available at Fee Structure