Minister of Communications Amr Talaat
CAIRO – 4 June 2019: The General Division of the Digital Economy and Technology of the General Federation of Chambers of Commerce will hold its annual conference TECH INVEST 3 on Tuesday, June 11, under the patronage of Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat.
The slogan of the annual conference is "Investing in Egypt's future digital economy”.
Participants of the conference includePresident of the General Federation of Chambers of Commerce Ahmed Al Wakil, Acting CEO of ITIDA Halaal Gohari, and MCIT's leaders and senior officials, in addition to a number of senior officials of the Central Bank of Egypt, the banking sector, the SME development agency, international financial institutions and investors in the information technology sector. That is in addition to heads of the chambers of commerce of the State,finance and business pioneers in Egypt, 300 technology companies and more than 700 technology companies invited from different governorates.
Chairman of the General Division of Digital Economy and member of the Board of Directors of the General Union of Chambers of Commerce Khalil Hassan Khalil said that the division is keen to organize this annual event , as it is of great importance to the ICT sector in general and to the companies in the Division in particular.
The conference discusses a number of important issues that are currently receiving the attention of the State, including digital transformation, e-commerce and cash technology, participatory economics, digital media and digital health.
During the event, Tawteen initiative will be launched to automate 400,000 retailers in the retail sector, integrating them into the digital economy, financial inclusion and digital payments, and providing easy financing through partners from national banks.
It will also discuss the following topics: Egypt is a focal point for attracting investment in technology for Africa and the Middle East, Cash technology for financial inclusion, digital Transformation of the Trade System (Tawteen Initiative), go global's future, Future of blockchain and Artificial Intelligence, future of digital logistics, future of jobs under digital transformation, and the stages of financing technology companies, as well as developing technological companies to keep pace with digital transformation.
Moreover, it will hold a competition to select the top 10 Egyptian startups to participate as exhibitors in the Egyptian pavilion at the world's largest technology event CES 2020 scheduled to be held in January in Las Vegas.