The sixteenth round of “Cairo International Conference of Communications and Information Technology “Cairo ICT 2012” was launched today under the slogan “Technological Spring; from Dreams to Necessities “, with the participation of a number of international, Arab and African figures
The conference witnesses the presence of: Dabertcin Jabermichael the Ethiopian Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Samuel Lizoron Bojicio the Kenyan Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Ruhakana Rugunda the Ugandan Minister of Communications and Information Technology, and Dr. Mohammad Salim the Egptian Minister of Communications and Information Technology.
The conference witnesses a number of important summits, such as the Information Security Summit, the summit of communications’ leaders, and the summit of electronic content in participation with “WSI” institution that belongs to the United Nations, beside Information Technology Industry Development Agency “ITIDA”.
The opening session of the conference – which lasts for 4 days, between 26th and 29th of April-will focus on the African strategic destination, as it will be titled “Africa Destination”, and the speakers will be: Dr Mohamed Salim, the African Ministers, abd Dr Hessa Al Jaber the General Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Communications and Information Technology in Qatar.
The session witnesses the signing of two cooperative agreements between the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the Ministry of Higher Education, as well as an agreement between the Ministry of Communications and the Ministry of Environment.
It was mentioned that discussing the methods of meeting communications and information needs for young Arab societies; was listed in the opening session’s agenda.