Metrix organized the biggest three-day Tech Summit of 2022 in collaboration with KPK Government and Hazara University at the varsity from Friday Oct 28th, 2022 to Sunday Oct 30th, 2022 to emphasize the importance of Web3, Blockchain, and other unconventional technologies that can revamp businesses and boost economic growth of the country.
The summit saw a footfall of 30,000 attendees in total with day one having 18,000 attendees and day two having 12,000 attendees. According to officials organizing the summit, it was the ‘biggest tech summit’ of KPK in the Hazara region.
Metrix Tech Summit had 50 speakers, 50 exhibitors, and 15 international guests. It organized 150 workshops, and 30+ speaker sessions in the three-day period. It was attended by Pakistan's top-notch tech start-ups, tech investors, and business professionals.
Vice Chancellors of Abbottabad University, Hazara University, The University of Haripur, Pak Austria University also attended the tech summit on Day 3 and praised the activities held by the organizers.
Pak Austria University Vice Chancellor, Dr. Mohammad Mujahid, said, “the world is changing at a rapid pace. It is high-time that youth of Pakistan start understanding the dynamics and work for betterment of the society vis a vis tech-led growth.”
The Vice-chancellor of Hazara University Prof. Dr. Jamil Ahmad gave a briefing on the subject of Artificial Intelligence to the students and IT experts participating in the summit.
Hassan Nisar, Founder Metrix Tech Summit and the brain behind the conference, emphasized the importance of learning emerging technologies ‘as they are the only way forward to get out of our current financial situation’.
Metrix Tech Summit concluded with conferences on freelancing, cyber security, E-Sports, Women Empowerment Sessions, awards distribution ceremony, and workshops on Blockchain and Web3.
Rafay Baloch, World renowned Cyber Security Expert, talked about one such cyber security issue ‘Deep Fake’ and how it is influencing social media users. He also presented a presentation on the topic offering solutions to this issue.
Cyber Security Awareness conference aimed at spreading the knowledge that the current generation of Pakistan needs to tackle the cyber security challenges. EX DG FIA, Ammar Jafri, also presented his view regarding the growing cyber security issues and shared how the FIA is helping curb this problem.