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In strategic partnership with Galaxy and Talents Arena, PSUT holds 5th International JobStack Conference

Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 12:15

 

Princess Sumaya University for Technology, in strategic partnership with the Jordanian company Galaxy Technologies and the Egyptian company Talents Arena, held the 5th edition of the 2-day international JobStack Conference, with the participation of 30 specialized companies locally and globally. The Virtual Tech Job Fair was visited by 10,000 people from all over the world via the Internet, through which 700 job opportunities were offered in various technical fields.

The conference, whose previous editions were attended by 25,000 programmers and technicians, is an opportunity for job seekers to meet with IT companies and specialists and to learn about technical developments in data science, web development, advanced software, artificial intelligence, project management, and automation.

At the opening ceremony, PSUT’s Acting President, Prof. Wejdan Abu Elhaija, praised the importance of the conference and its role in bridging the gap between labor market needs and the demand for skilled IT professionals in the region and Jordan.

Prof. Abu Elhaija added that PSUT is inspired in its vision by HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, President of the Royal Scientific Society and Chairman of the University’s Board of Trustees and is constantly striving to be a leading university in engineering, ICT, and business technology, offering a high-quality education, building a solid research base, and promoting an innovative knowledge society.

Abu Elhaija noted that PSUT’s PhD and master's degree programs are oriented towards solid scientific research, and have been designed to suit the local, regional, and global labor market.

The founder and CEO of Talents Arena, Dr. Aya Al-Jubaili, expressed her pleasure in partnering with PSUT, praising its status, reputation, and the excellence of its graduates. She noted that the conference is a vital link between companies and specialists on the one hand, and job seekers on the other.

Galaxy CEO, Dr. Rima Diab, stressed the importance of university majors keeping pace with labor market requirements, and that the conference provides ideal opportunities for companies to meet with job seekers.

After the opening session, Adviser to the President of the Royal Scientific Society for Technology/Director General of Digital Skills, Dr. Nabeel Al-Fayoumi, presented a lecture on the best ways to face the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the skills required to keep pace with it.