Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the region’s integrated innovations hub for high-tech industries, will unveil its plans to develop the technological skills and education of engineers in the UAE during GETEX (Gulf Education and Training Exhibition) - the largest education fair in the Middle East & Asia.
Taking place from 1 to 3 April at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority will have a dedicated 36 sqm stand at the exhibition (Hall (1) – Stand 212).
Dr. Juma Al Matrooshi, Chief Corporate Services Officer - Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), said, “Both public and private sectors in the UAE are investing sizable funds and efforts in education to support their operations and pave the way for further innovation in their respective industries. As the population of the region grows, we are also witnessing a growing emphasis on education related projects.
He added: “Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority believes that technology education will play a significant role in moving the UAE in general and Dubai in particular into the knowledge base economy. Therefore, DSOA has partnered up with several educational entities to develop training programmes engineers that will staff companies within the technology park.”
The Authority also conducted several road-shows and internships for students from several universities to highlight the opportunity of continuing their education in the field of technology in general and engineering in specific; thus enhancing students’ awareness about the technology industry.
GETEX, is the international job fair being held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) from April 1st to 3rd 2008. The exhibition will allow students access to more than 2500 secondary and tertiary education options, and also offer a broad spectrum of employment options.
About Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSOA)
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (dso.ae), a 100% owned entity by the Government of Dubai is a free zone, strategically placed on the Emirates road. DSOA’s urban master-planned community spans 7.2 square kilometers of state of the art office towers, R&D and industrial zones, educational institutions, luxury apartments, villas, hotels, healthcare and a full range of lifestyle facilities which translate into a dynamic commercial and social environment. Businesses can flourish under the unrivalled package of incentives, including 100% ownership, and high end IT infrastructure that allows companies to begin operating immediately.