The Second Regional ICT Conference for girls takes place on the 5th of November 2017 at Gabala «ASAN Service» center. The conference is arranged by «Azerbaijan Women in ICT Club – FEMMES DIGITALES (AWIC)» supported by the Ministry of Educational of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. This year the General sponsor of the event is «Gilan Holding».
The first part of the event will be presented by the women representing the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies, «B.EST Solutions», «ASAN Xidmət», «MONT», «Cybernet», «Azertelecom», «Ultra Technologies» and other companies, members of « Azerbaijan Women in ICT Club – FEMMES DIGITALES (AWIC), who will share the stories of their careers in IT, as well as tell about the prospects in IT education and communicate to the schoolgirls. The contest of the best IT start-up idea will take place among the schoolgirls from Gabala district. The contest results will be summarized at the second part of the day.
The practical part of the conference to be conducted by the STEP Computer Academy, the international specialized educational institution will be focused on the IT education. The Academy representatives will introduce the current education programmes and carry out the robotics lesson.
The winners of the contest will be awarded with certificates and commemorative gifts from the sponsor and participating companies.
It should be noted that the main objective of the event is to increase the share of women in ICT, popularization of ICT as a future career for girls, living and studying in the region as well as training for the potential specialists.
It should be recalled that the 1st Regional ICT Conference for schoolchildren was held on November 06, 2016 at “ASAN həyat” in Masally. The event received positive feedback from the schoolgirls and their parents.