On Tuesday, the Information and Communications Technology Association of Jordan, known as Int@j, announced the agenda of Jordan Innovation, Tech and Entrepreneurship in Dubai (JOITED), in partnership with the ministries of Investment and Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship and the Jordan Business Council in Dubai.
The event is scheduled to take place between February 21-25 with the aim of promoting Jordan as a regional digital and innovation hub and enable Jordanian companies to meet and communicate with major international companies and investment funds, seeking to create opportunities for growth and expansion.
The Secretary General of the Ministry of Investment and Commissioner General of the Jordanian Pavilion, Zaher Qatarneh, will deliver the opening statement.
The first session is entitled “Why Jordan Is a Digital and Innovation Hub?” during which the Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship, Ahmad Hanandeh, will be attending as a speaker, along with the Minister of Investment, Khairy Amr, and the Chairman of int@j, Amjad Suwais.
As for the second session, discussions will cover the government’s efforts towards AI transformation and smart cities, followed by the third session, which will tackle Fintech in Jordan, while highlighting some Jordanian success stories and case studies.
During the fourth session, panelists will discuss the success Jordanian companies have had in driving digital transformation in public and case studies related to EnterpriseTech and digital transformation locally, regionally and on a global level.
The fifth session will address how the Kingdom will keep up with emerging technologies, and finally, in the sixth session, discussions will highlight Jordanian talents and the possibility of Jordan becoming an ITO/BPO International Hub.
Founder and CEO of MAGNiTT, Philip Bahoshy, will present and discuss “Jordanian Startups Success in Numbers.”
The closing session will highlight and promote Jordanian startups with the aim of providing investors and potential partners with a clear idea about the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Jordan and showcasing some success stories.
After the forum, an expo for Tech companies and startups will be held at the Jordanian pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai for a period of four days, where many clients, investors, and potential partners will meet with a number of Jordanian companies.
Source: Petra News