The two-day event, organized by the Information Technology Association of Jordan- (int@j) and the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (MoICT), will see the participation of ICT leaders from all around the world, representatives of governments and business delegations presenting case studies, proofs of concept and new investment practices and structures that aim to deliver real competitive investment value for the region's ICT growth and economic success.
The Forum addresses critical elements of economic development and reform based around the issues and opportunities of ICT. It also showcases the most successful models and acknowledges outstanding leadership efforts and accomplishments through the workshops which are held during the two days. Leading experts will also discuss vital issues and relay their expertise in different topics.
This is the 4th year the Forum takes place and will include special focus on the developments in the regional ICT industry, which is characterized by dynamic new operators, a wide range of licensing opportunities and leading-edge IT entrepreneurs. Ongoing market liberalization, rapid take-up of the latest technologies and new, emerging markets has all contributed to the growth of ICT in the region.
Jordan`s ICT industry is supported by a highly skilled workforce, modern infrastructure and stringent IP protection, positioning Jordan as the ideal gateway to a rapidly growing regional ICT market.
The major topics to be addressed during the panel sessions comprise of:
In addition to feature workshop sessions involving:
- Regional Telecommunications Opportunities
- Outsourcing Trends in the Region
- Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centers in the Region
- Regional Media and Telecommunications Convergence
- Content Development for the Region
- ICT for Healthcare
- ICT for Security
- ICT for Banking
- ICT for Development
- E-Business in the Region
- E-Government in the Region
- ICT for Learning
- Financing of Innovation