IBCAST This conference is being held consecutively since 2002 Islamabad, Pakistan. Ten technological areas namely; Advanced Materials, Aerostructures, Artificial Intelligence and Software Technologies Biosciences, Control & Signal Processing, Cyber Security, Fluid Dynamics, Medical Sciences, Underwater Technologies and Wireless Communication & Radar are covered simultaneously. Recently, a new technological area namely; Artificial Intelligence and Software Technologies is being introduced from 18th IBCAST 2021 onwards.
So far, more than 13000 scientists and engineers have participated from Pakistani and foreign universities as well as scientific organizations with around 2897 research papers having been presented. The proceedings of the conference are published and catalogued in renowned international journals on yearly basis including IEEE Xplore. Until now 17 conferences have been successfully organized by the CESAT, Islamabad, which is a setup of Centers of Excellence in Science and Applied Technologies of the country with the research activities being in-line with the conference theme.