Welcome Message from the Chair
It is my great pleasure to welcome all of
the attendees to the 2008 IEEE Region 5 Technical, Professional, and
Student Conference, which will be held in Kansas City, Missouri, April
17-20, 2008. This year’s theme of the conference will be the P-BASICS2
(Power, Biotechnology, Avionics, Security, Informatics, Computer,
Software, and System).
The choice of this name reflects the participation of IEEE Region 5,
academia, professionals, and students at the broader level.
The 2008 P-BASICS2
Technical Conference is an annual conference that provides a
forum for interdisciplinary interaction between Computer Scientists,
Electrical, and Computer Engineering professionals, faculty and students.
The conference is a venue for the exchange of information on new
technologies, paradigms and ideas, and consists of a program of events
that will help in the technical and professional development of attendees.
The conference will be held on the Intercontinental Hotel at Plaza, Kansas
City and at University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) campus.
I, as the Chair of this 2008 IEEE P-BASICS2
Conference, sincerely hope that this conference will have great
impact on all the participants through a mutually beneficial information
exchange, and person to person communications during the technical
sessions, networking, banquet, and so on. I am looking forward to meeting
you at the conference and wish all the participants a pleasant stay in
Ghulam M. Chaudhry, PhD
Chairman of the Conference