A meeting for the Founding Council of the Palestinian Communications and Informatics Society (PCIS) was held through Zoom Webinar on September 14th , 2020, with the presence of members from the West Bank, Gaza and abroad.
The meeting was devoted to discuss the upcoming initiatives and activities, Dr. Ezzaldeen Edwan, one of PCIS members suggested for PCIS Society to join the 2020 International Conference on Promising Electronic Technologies (ICPET 2020), as a technical partner, and to launch the PCIS Society during the conference, which will be held on 16-17 Dec 2020.
The participants agreed on the proposal and on assigning part of the budget provided by Friedrich Naumaan Foundation FNF, Jerusalem branch, to sponsor PCIS researchers financially by covering part of the registration fees of their accepted papers in the conference program.
This sponsorship will encourage researchers to submit their work for publishing in the conference Proceedings. It is worth to mention that all accepted papers will be submitted for inclusion at IEEE Xplore digital library which is Scopus indexed.
Also they presented some samples of the suggested PCIS logo, that will reflect its vision and mission. They also discussed the first draft of their status, that will presented during the launching ceremony at the ICPET 2020.