International Conference On
Latest trends in Electrical Engineering & Computing Technologies.

15 - 16 November, Karachi, Pakistan

INTELLECT 2017 PhD Symposium will provide a unique opportunity for PhD students, working in all areas of Information and Communication Technology to present their ongoing research work to renowned and experienced researchers. The objective of the PhD symposium is to provide a platform, where students can expose, discuss, and evaluate their ideas by interacting with the experts from similar domains.

Goals of the symposium

  • I. To bring together PhD students and established researchers in the area of Information and Communication Technology.
  • II. To enable PhD students to interact with other PhD students and to stimulate exchange of ideas, suggestions and experiences among participants.
  • III. To provide PhD students an opportunity to present, share and discuss their research in a constructive and critical atmosphere.
  • IV. To provide PhD students with fruitful feedback and advice on their research approach.

Submission guidelines

Students should submit a 3-4 pages short paper (extended abstract) that should summarize his/her research. The use of figures and/or diagrams is encouraged. The submission should include:

Motivation and problem description
Outline the research challenges that drive the proposed work, describe the core problem of the PhD and motivate relevance for the ICT area.

State of the art
Describe relevant related work and point out open research questions, Proposed Approach: Present the approach and its novelty and significance relative to the state-of-the-art.

Sketch the methodology that is (or will be) adopted and, in particular; the approach to be taken for evaluating the results of the work.

Results and work in progress
Describe the current status of the work and results that have been reached so far. Discuss how the work will be evaluated, stating how the suggested solution is different, new, or better than existing approaches to the problem.

To participate in the symposium, PhD students are invited to send a short paper (extended abstract) related to their ongoing research.
Submissions will be judged on the basis of originality, significance, technical merit, presentation quality and relevance. Each paper will be reviewed by at least two members of the PhD Symposium Program Committee. Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of the PhD Symposium and made available at the conference web site during the conference period. The authors of accepted papers must register to the conference, attend the Symposium and present their paper.

Submissions should be emailed to

Engr Ejaz Tayyab

The subject of the email should clearly mention

Submission for PhD Symposium INTELLECT 2017

An acknowledgement email should be received by the authors within 3-4 days. On acceptance, Authors must prepare a PowerPoint presentation for a 20-25 minute presentation to present their work.

Submission deadlines

  • Submission Deadline
    15 September 2017   30 September 2017   15 October 2017

  • Notification of Acceptance
    30 September 2017  20 October 2017

  • Power Point Presentation Due
    15 October 2017  10 November 2017

Registration for accepted authors

Wil be updated soon.

Please note that the Proceedings of the PhD Symposium will not be made available on IEEE Xplore.