Iceland: Successful UTmessan Event Reaches Over 9,000 People


utmessanLast month nearly 9,000 people attended the UTmessan exhibition organised by CEPIS Member in Iceland, the Icelandic Computer Society (Ský). 850 participants also attended a large conference organised as part of the event; it featured 10 different tracks including one in English. UTmessan is an annual event which raises awareness on the importance of ICT for individuals, businesses and society. The objective is to generate interest of the younger generations in ICT so as to boost the number of computer science graduates in Iceland. The next UTmessan will be organised on 6-7 February 2015. A call for papers will be announced in May and it will be open for everyone. More on UTmessan