“The Latest Development in ICT - Creating an Effective Web Presence” Workshop
08 Jul 2012

Gulf eCommerce Forum and Bahrain Internet Society invite you to “The Latest Development in ICT - Creating an Effective Web Presence” Workshop

This course gives the fundamental background in using the Web, Web 2.0, and Mobile Platform to achieve an effective Web presence. The course covers the issues related to web presence design, security, content, media, and user collaboration.

The course will give emphasis on e-commerce as an example of web presence; though, the information given in this course applies to any type of web presence like E-Learning, E-Training, and E-Government.  The course also covers Ethical, Social, and Political Issues related to web presence.


About the Speaker:

Dr. Salah Alnajem is an associate professor of Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing at Kuwait University (from 1998 till present). He received his Master’s and PhD degrees in Computational Linguistics from Essex University in England. He is a Consultant in the Central Agency for Information Technology (from 2006 till present). He is also a Consultant in the Office of Consultative Studies and Research at the Amiri Diwan (Royal Court)  (from 2000 till present). Dr. Salah is also a producer and host of Information Technology shows at Kuwait TV (from 2004 till present). His weekly IT Awareness TV segment is being broadcasted online on the Official Portal of Kuwait ( and on Youtube (

During his work in the Central Agency for Information Technology, he worked as a member in a number of committees supervising a number of Information Technology and E-Government projects.

These committees include: Steering Committee for Designing and Developing the Official Portal of Kuwait (, Committee for Establishing and Administrating Comprehensive and Self Service Centers in Kuwait Governates, Committee for Refurbishing Personal Computers used in the Governmental Sector, and the Committee for Media Awareness and National Human Capacity Building in the Field of Information Technology.

He also worked as a member in a number of committees supervising the implementation of projects related to E-Learning. These committees include, Committee for Using Information and Communication Technology in Education (Ministry of Education), Academic Committee for E-Learning (Kuwait University) and the Committee for Establishing Smart Classes used in Applying E-Learning (Kuwait University).

His scientific interests and research papers are focused on the following main areas: Computational Linguistics, Natural Language Processing, Text Processing, Information Retrieval, E-Government, and E-Learning.


Date: 8 – 12 July 2012

Venue: Intercontinental hotel, Dubai festival city, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Fees: 780 BD


BIS Members will get 30% Discount on fees.Others from the side of BIS will get 20%.


For registration please contact BIS administrators:

 Rasha: 33892105

Noora: 38836860.

For more information about the Workshop please visit the Event Page on Facebook:





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