Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (CoEIA) arranged an educational lecture under the title “Writing & Publishing Academic Researches” at its premises in King Saud University (KSU). Attended by scholars, researchers, and those who are interested in academic publishing, the lecture was delivered by associate Professor Dr. Muhammed Khurram Khan who has considerable experience and research efforts in the fields of information technology besides his valuable references in the scientific periodicals.
CoEIA Director, Dr. Khaled Alghathbar, explained that the lecture is delivered in the context of the support given to academic research by the Saudi government represented by the ministry of higher education due to its importance in solving the problems in both governmental and private sectors. The lecture also serves CoEIA target to spread knowledge and experience among the social strata using easy means besides satisfying the demands of overseas CoEIA members. Therefore, the lecture was webcasted (via Webinar) to whoever interested all over the world to give them a chance of interactive audio/video participation. This modern webcasting depends on VoIP technology that allow real-time participation using only the mic and speakers connected to the computer.
The number of online registrants was more than 90 persons from Arab countries such as Egypt, Sudan, Yemen, UEA, Lebanon, and Oman besides foreign countries like USA, UK, Malaysia, India, and Australia. Moreover, at least 30 persons attended the lecture personally at CoEIA building. At the end of the lecture, Dr. Khurram answered questions from CoEIA attendants as well as Webinar online registrants.