The 39th National Informatics Congress, organized by the Informatics Association of Turkiye (IAT), was held in Ankara, Turkiye on December 15-16, 2022. The Congress saw the participation of the organisation’s leadership, member organisations, ministries, local administrations, academia, representatives of the private sector, non-governmental organisations, scientists, Informatics Professionals and experts.
The main theme of the event was “In the Century: Human, Technology and Metaverse.” Within this theme, sessions were held to discus the following subthemes:
- Communication Infrastructure in the Journey to the Metaverse
- Smart Technologies and Applications
- 12th TBD Young Informatics Congress
- Innovative Technologies Policies and Strategies
- Cyber Security Approaches in the Journey Metaverse
- Women in Technology
- People and Technology
- Barrier-Free Informatics Studies in Turkiye
- Colonizer Local Companies / Entrepreneurs Metaverse
- Green Deal and Industry 5.0
- Digital Economy
- Brain Drain and New Working Order
- The Role of NGOs in Information Technologies Education
- Open Source Software Ecosystem
About 2500 people consisting of public and private sector managers and employees, industrialists and businessmen, academics, entrepreneurs, students and technology users from Turkiye and abroad attended and contributed to the congress.
The congress ended with the presentation of IT Service Awards, Science Awards, TBD 24th Science Fiction Story Competition Awards.