INFOFEST HAS RETURNED TO BUDVA
After five years, Infofest returned to the hotel Avala Resorst & Villas where, back in 1993, first Festival of IT Achievements was held. This 23rd Infofest assembly passed at the level of organizational and program quality to which participants are accustomed.
The official participatory status had 42 companies and institutions. In five days of intensive work as much as 31 presentations of new solutions and technological innovation carried out. As special programs, four panels were held (“Cyber Security – a Shared Responsibility”, “Digital Society and Operational Achievements of Electronic Government”, “Auction of Radio Frequency Spectrum” and “Digital Transformation of Industry and Building Digital Companies”) and two advisory ( “Sport as an IT domain” and “Digital Territory of Post”).
Special programs in the framework of Infofest 2016 were the 14th International Conference of the Regulatory in the Field of Electronic Communications, then the ITU Regional Development Forum for Europe, Annual Meeting of the ICT Clusters of Balkan Network and Black Sea countries and the third TEMPUS Conference “Cyber Security in the Knowledge Society”. Infofest had two invited themed presentations ( “Open Source in Montenegro – Challenges and Opportunities” and “Time of Digitization – Internet of Things”).
For the first time, in the framework of Infofest, within Regional Scientific Conference “Pulse 2016”, 16 most successful authoring works chosen after a public invitation of the organizer were presented.
On Infofest exhibitions staged in the hall of the hotel Avala, its checkpoints had 16 companies.
Infofest 2016 recorded 1,106 registered participants from 29 countries.
At the opening ceremony, with a special artistic program and a cocktail, this year’s Festival, on behalf of the Government of Montenegro, opened prof. Phd Vujica Lazović, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Information Society and Telecommunications.
Final Infofest sessions included the allocation of prizes and acknowledgements for most successful participants.
Within tradition, Infofest had extensive animation program.