The activities of the Sixth Forum for Information Technology Developers at the Faculty of Computer and Information, Mansoura University, which will be held on 5-6 July 2022 AD, kicked off today, Tuesday.
Under the protection of prof. dr. Ashraf Abdel Basset, president of the University, and the leadership of prof. dr. Mahmoud El-Meligy, Vice President for Community Service and Environmental Development, prof. dr. Ashraf Hafez, Vice President of Postgraduate Studies and Research,
And in the presence of prof. Dr. Mohamed Attia Al-Bayoumi, Vice President for Education and Student Affairs, led by prof. Dr. Magdy Zakaria, Dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information.
The events were attended by prof. Dr. Sherif Barakat, Vice Dean for Education and Student Affairs, prof. Samir El Mogy, Vice Dean for Postgraduate Studies, prof. Dr. Noha Heikal, Vice-Dean for Community Service and Environmental Development, former deans of the faculty, heads of departments, dr. Osama Abu Al-Nasr, the forum’s coordinator, members of the Teaching, the University Student Union, the college, companies and entities that support the forum, the Delta Association, Ing. Tharwat Fath Al -Bab, a member of the Senate, and Eng Faisal Al-Mallah, Chairman of the Delta Association’s Board of Directors.
The events of the forum include many axes which include: Holds a series of introductory seminars in the field of professional and functional work related to the fields of computers and information technology with the participation of a group of companies and specialized institutions, a exhibition of graduation projects that include 97 projects for college students, holding a competition to select the best graduation projects to embrace those ideas and provide technical support. In addition to the opening of the corporate employment forum at the college, in collaboration between the Postgraduate Follow-up Unit at the college and the Impact Association for Entrepreneurship and Information Technology.
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Attia Al-Bayoumi expressed his congratulations on participating in the forum’s activities, and thanked the college administration, the forum’s organizers and the Student Union,
He also praised the efforts of information technology to increase investment and transform the economies of various countries, noting that most of the companies that made big profits are companies that specialize in information technology, and he appealed to students done to pay attention to increasing their efficiency in technology to keep up with the rapid developments in the labor market.
Prof. Magdi Zakaria emphasized that the forum is based on the strategies followed by the political leadership that support the tendency to activate the digital transformation system and the applications of artificial intelligence, whether at the political or executive level, and that coincide with the celebrations. of Mansoura University in the golden jubilee and the celebrations of the Faculty of Computing and Information in the silver jubilee of the college,
The forum also aims to provide, transfer and exchange experiences with specialized authorities in the development of computer systems and information technology, supporting the university and the state’s orientation to prepare a generation capable of develop and manage technological systems.
He added that the faculty members, including deans and faculty members, over the years, before the Silver Jubilee, contributed to supporting the faculty’s position as a distinguishing point in the university in terms of students, research and community activities. to the contribution of the college students to increase the percentage of international publication in the computer sector.
The college supported and developed the infrastructure to provide a unique learning environment for students. Construction began on the new college building, which will be distinguished as the first smart building at the university due to its management with artificial intelligence systems. The college expands also in building partnerships with specialized institutions to enhance opportunities for qualifying students and graduates. The college is also preparing to apply to the Quality Assurance and Accreditation Authority to approve 4 academic programs to ensure that the college obtains quality accreditation, in addition to approving the amendment of academic regulations for all academic programs to ensure that the college keeps pace with the rapid changes at the technological level and the requirements of the labor market.
Dr. Osama Abu Al-Nasr pointed out that Mansoura University is living a state of pride and pride after 50 years of its establishment as one of the leading national universities, and here we are living the same state of pride in the Faculty of Computer and Information in celebration of the Silver Jubilee of the Faculty.
Therefore, the events of the forum this year are characterized by a blend that carries the authenticity of the past (and aspirations) for the future, a blend that combines the experiences of college graduates who have held a leading position within the labor market. fields and the aspirations of the future represented by giving students the opportunity to present promising and innovative projects.
The forum’s management believes that the remarkable expansion in the activation of the digital transformation system, artificial intelligence applications, the support of small and medium enterprises and self-employment has become an important economic requirement within the strategies of building developed countries due to the great importance of creating jobs. , innovation, improving the economy and supporting sustainable development goals in all areas.
Dr. Amira Rizk gave a speech on behalf of the college graduates in which she reviewed the stages of her studies at the college.
Ing. Faisal Al-Mallah, chairman of the board of the Delta Association, expressed his joy at his presence in the faculty of computers and information at Mansoura University, and he appreciated the college’s efforts to communicate with foreign and fruitful community in the field of information technology.
Several graduation projects have also been opened for university students.