On December 5, 2012, it was held the IX edition of the Mobile Communic@tions Gala 2012. The event took place at the Romanian Academy Library in Bucharest. On behalf of the National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics – ICI Bucharest, Prof. Doina Banciu PhD, General Director of the Institute, presented a message highlighting the importance and necessity of continuous research and development in the field of Internet and IT&C in general. In context, there was emphas
ized that, due to the fact that the .ro domains were subject to a cyber attack in the previous days, the Institute encourages the foundation of a “Council of Professionals” in IT&C area that would, among others, provide scientific and professional endorsement on various problems within this field. Also, the message mentioned the importance of developing the Public – Private Partnerships for research and development activities.
On the evening of December 5, 2012, took place the Mobile Communic@tions Excellence Awards Gala. In the Scientific Books section, the jury awarded the BestBook 2012 award to “Internet and .ro domains” work, coordinated by Prof. Doina Banciu and published in collaboration by the Romanian General Association of Engineers and the National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics – ICI Bucharest.