6th International Conference on e-Commerce to Kick-off Monday in Salalah

Salalah, The two-day 6th International e-Commerce Conference, organized by Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) in cooperation with the Middle East Consultancy and Studies Center will start on Monday at Salalah Crown Plaza hotel under the auspices of Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser al-Bakri, Minister of Manpower. The theme of the conference is “The e-Consumer”.

Eng. Hussain bin Ma’ayouf al-Bathari, Chairman of OCCI branch in Dhofar said that the e-commerce has become very important as it provides many opportunities for trans-boundary trade. E-Commerce is also a new tool that has changed the traditional economy systems on the local, regional and international levels.

On his part, Dr. Ali bin Suhail Tabook, CEO of Middle East Consultancy and Studies Center said that the conference will cover a number of themes, such as defining the e-consumer, the legal aspects in protecting the e-consumer, the Sultanate’s experience in e-commerce and in protecting the e-consumer, the efficiency of the existing legislations, the economic dimension for consumer data in e-commerce, the e-consumer through e-commerce and the consumer protection in e-commerce deals. The conference will also review the local and international experiences in the field of e-marketing.

The conference targets professional, academicians and officials with good experience in IT and e-consumer.

Source: Oman News Agency