Huawei Morocco, the company firmly committed to digital transformation, organized the first session of the Digitech Ecosystem Summit, chaired by the Ministry of Economic Integration, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Employment and Competence, the Ministry of Higher Education , Scientific Research and Innovation, and the Ministry of Digital Transition and Management Reform.
The session was held at the Conference Palace in Skhirat, today, Wednesday, 6 July, in the presence of Abdellatif Mirawi, Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation; Ghaith Mazour, Minister Delegate to the Prime Minister in charge of digital transition and administrative reform; Terry He, President of Huawei North Africa; and Jerry Choi, General Manager of Huawei Morocco.
This forum, which brought together institutional actors, representatives of the public and private sectors, as well as experts in the field of information and communication technology, aims to highlight the role that Huawei plays in building Moroccan powers in the field of digital. highlight technology.
This forum was also an opportunity to officially announce the new generation of the “Digitech Talent” program, which aims to develop and upgrade Moroccan skills in the field of digital technology. Promote the development of innovative beginnings -ups and accelerate their digital transformation.
The Digitech Talent program aims at a platform for learning and exchange between experts and students and includes a wide range of carefully crafted training to promote the emergence of young talents, thus creating an international community in service of the goal of “For a smarter and smarter world.” contact.”
One of the most prominent training programs proposed in this framework is the “Huawei ICT Academy”, which is a highly demanding program, aimed at helping universities train young talents in the field of information and communication technology with a better understanding of digital technology in order to prepare them to win the bets The social major of the future. As a reminder, within the framework of this program, more than 5,000 Moroccan students have been trained, including 1,700 students and professors who have obtained a certificate in fields of great importance such as big data, artificial intelligence, cloud computing and the Internet of Things.
Among the most prominent parallel events in the forum was the organization of the awards ceremony, during which three students who benefited from the Huawei ICT Academy program were rewarded, and they won the “Huawei ICT Competition”, which was one of the components of the Technology Talent Program Digital “Digitech Talent”.
This competition aims to bring about a healthy development of the information and communication technology system and to encourage exchanges of competences in this field. The three winning students worked and came up with original and innovative solutions aimed at responding to the social challenges associated with digital transformation. And on the coronation stage were the following winners: Min Yahya El-Kouzi of ENSA in Tangier, Nour El-Huda Benboubaker of ENSAM in Casablanca, and Houssem Merah of ENSA in El Jadida.
It is noteworthy that the “Digitech Talent” program, which was the subject of a strategic partnership agreement signed between Huawei and the Ministry of Digital Transition and Administration Reform, as well as the Ministry of Economic Integration, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Employment and Powers, is based on the various information and communication technology training programs developed by Huawei.
The first of these is the “Huawei Seeds For The Future” program, which has enabled more than 80 Moroccan students to benefit from training on the latest ICT technologies, as well as a cultural immersion thanks to a expedition to China. The second program is the “Huawei ICT Job Fair”, which aims to promote the professional integration of young people with degrees in the field of information and communication technology, after their training by the “Huawei ICT Academy”.
The last cycle of this program involved the participation of about 20 companies, which provided 250 jobs; Young talents thus had the opportunity to choose between a selection of prestigious companies involved in the field of information and communication technology. As far as the third program is concerned, it aims to encourage the training of women in the field of information and communication technology in order to improve their employability. While the latter program is aimed at ICT professionals, aimed at updating their competencies in this area to contribute to national digital development.
Terry He, President of Huawei North Africa, said in his speech at the event: “The launch of this forum, which we called the ‘Digitech Ecosystem Summit’, was highlighted due to convergence The visions between the various partners, the importance of developing ICT competences and encouraging excellence in the service of quality ICT education in Morocco, thereby consolidating the partnership between the public and private sectors in this field, as a lever for promotion; of education and employment.