The international conference of Asia Pacific Advance Network is being held in Nepal for the first time

The 55th International Conference of Asia Pacific Advance Network is going to be held in Nepal for the first time. After a long effort, the 55th APAN conference will be held from February 29th to Chaitra 3rd at Kathmandu Marriott Hotel.


More than 55 sessions will be conducted in the conference for five days, and more than 175 representatives will give presentations focusing on education, information technology, scientific research and other fields.

Lochanlal Amatya, the chairman of the original organizing committee, said that it is a matter of pride that this five-day international conference, which is going to be held physically for the first time after the global pandemic, is being held in Nepal.

Nepal Research and Education Network (NREN) is going to hold a five-day conference in Nepal in collaboration with the information technology related organizations of Nepal and in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.

Information and Communication Technology Minister Rekha Sharma will inaugurate the conference and 4 persons including two Nepalese will address the conference as keynote speakers.

Discussions will be held among the participants focusing on various areas of information technology implementation such as disaster management, agricultural modernization, human health and medical technology, access to scientific data, internet security, etc.

In addition to this, a presentation by climate change experts and Nepali mountaineers has been scheduled on the part of Nepal regarding the impact of climate change on the Himalayan region and the role of information technology and scientific research to minimize it.

180 representatives from 25 countries and more than 150 to 330 representatives from various universities and organizations related to information technology of Nepal will participate in the conference venue Kathmandu Marriott, the organizers informed. Also, more than 200 people are expected to participate in the 55th APAN conference which will be held for five days through online.

Amatya says that this APAN conference, which is going to be held for the first time in Nepal, will help in the implementation of the Digital Nepal Framework, which has been promoted by the Nepalese government as a priority.

Similarly, this conference is expected to increase awareness of the need for scientific research and infrastructure in the country, as well as the expansion of the national research and educational network.

Along with this, the organizers hope that this conference will provide an opportunity to convey the efforts of the Nepalese government in the field of information technology and scientific research to the world.

Also, it is expected that the mutual interaction with the representatives of different countries will further strengthen the scientific collaborations that Nepali researchers and educational institutions are currently doing with the world community. To know detailed information about this conference click here do it

The conference was organized in collaboration with Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and Ministry of Communication and Information Technology as well as Nepal Telecommunication Authority, Nepal Telecom, Ruijie Networks, APNIC, Internet Society, [email protected], e-Hualu and other organizations will be supported. Internet bandwidth required for the conference will be provided by Worldlink and Subisu.

Asia Pacific Advanced Network (APAN), established in collaboration with National Research and Education Network (National Research and Education Network) of 17 countries in the Asia Pacific region, has been conducting scientific research and collaboration in various fields of information and communication technology.

For the past 25 years, APAN has been organizing two international conferences every year in various countries of the Asia Pacific region in collaboration with the national research and educational network institutions of the Asia Pacific region and in collaboration with the scientific research, innovation and various universities of different countries of the world.

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Rabins Sharma Lamichhane is the owner of RabinsXP who is constantly working for increasing the Internet of Things (IoT) in Nepal. He also builds android apps and crafts beautiful websites. He is also working with various social services. The main aim of Lamichhane is to digitally empower the citizens of Nepal and make the world spiritually sound better both in terms of technology and personal development. Rabins is also the first initiator of Digital Nepal.

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