Israa El Taweel / youthjournalism.org
Volunteers at the Egyptian Engineering Day
CAIRO, Egypt – Egyptian Engineering Day. If you haven’t been
there, then you have missed a once-a-year chance to be inspired, motivated and
more importantly, to connect with minds that know how to create, innovate and
On the other hand, if you
have attended as an exhibitor, volunteer or even a visitor. I must infer that
you are not the same person you were before the opening ceremony early this
members of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, launched in
2002 as the first exhibition of its kind in the entire region for engineering
paved the road for fresh engineering graduates to put their ideas into market
products that can compete with breakthroughs in engineering industry all over
for Youth Journalism international, from the initial preparations till the
closing ceremony and the distribution of awards and announcements of the
digression, we Egyptians were ecstatic to take the first step into the
battleground of innovation with unprecedented fierceness.
progress without democracy,” said Sherif Abdel Azim, founder and chairman of the
NGO Resala. “Revolution was the key to the progress.”
the youngest volunteer all worked collaboratively to not only supply exhibitors
with the chance to be distinguished but also to embed in their brains the interpersonal
skills and in their hearts the entrepreneurial spirit.
game,’ Amr Elfass, the chief executive officer of ZAD Group, said, “What
you love to do, is something that you can spend a lot of time doing it without
interpreting great ideas into industrial products, got started by the Egypt
GOLD team in 2005.
talent and dreams of the next generation.
communications and information technology, honored the summit by their
attendance and gave a boost to the spirits of the young engineers.
can say that Egyptian Engineering Day is not any more an expo but will be
considered from now on as an annual gala of originality.
participated. They played a role that might be referred to 10 years from now as
“The Dawning of the Innovation Era.”
Telecom Regulatory Authority, said in his talk about recent trends in
telecommunications market and research that society is in the “GIFT era”
explaining that it included Google, the iPhone, Facebook and Twitter.