SMART Technologies to showcase game-changing capabilities of education technology solutions at Innovations '09 in Al Ain

Published December 22nd, 2009 - 10:35 GMT

SMART Technologies, in collaboration with Middle East distributor iMark, has announced that it has prepared an exciting combination of interactive teaching and learning tools to be showcased during Innovations '09 – The 6th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology. The customised array of smart-based classroom and corporate solutions will serve as the centrepiece attraction of Innovations '09, which will be held at the College of Information Technology (CIT), UAE University in Al Ain from December 15-17, 2009.

SMART Technologies revealed that it has deployed a team of specialists who will conduct live demonstrations to highlight the features of the SMART Board, SMART Notebook Software, SMART Podium interactive pen display, SMART Response and other key products. The event will also provide an opportunity for SMART Technologies to interact and discuss new challenges and opportunities in education technology with teachers and administrators from CIT and other educational institutions in the UAE.

Aaron Fright, Regional Director, SMART Technologies, said: "There are now several new and exciting possibilities for education professionals and training specialists to take advantage of the powerful functionalities of SMART Technologies' learning and teaching solutions. Innovations '09 serves as an excellent venue for us to showcase the game-changing capabilities and value-added features of our next-generation, intelligent education solutions. More importantly, this event will enable us to consolidate our presence in the UAE and GCC as the entire Gulf region remains a vital link in SMART Technologies' long-term growth strategy."

Innovations’09 provides an exclusive forum where leading engineers, scientists, researchers and academics in IT from around the world can present and discuss the latest technological advances in IT. The event will also feature technical sessions that will explore the latest research advances in fields ranging from Communication Networks and Security to evolving Computing Systems, Software Engineering, Web Technologies, Bioinformatics and Healthcare Informatics.

SMART Technologies and iMark are the official sponsors of Innovations’09. iMark, which is SMART Technologies' distribution partner in the region, is likewise providing support in showcasing the SMART Technologies products and solutions during the event.

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