e-Education Without Borders conference held in UAE
The Higher Colleges of Technology in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) serve as a model for Arab governments on how to equip young people to exploit the digital revolution, according to Joseph Hanania, regional manager, HP Middle East.
HP sponsored the second ‘e-Education Without Borders’ conference, where Hanania said that the ongoing commitment of governments in the Middle East to provide students with the necessary knowledge and tools to compete on the global market was vital to the region’s future success.
The second biennial ‘e-Education Without Borders’ student conference was hosted by the Abu Dhabi Men’s College, February 22-24. The event attracted over 500 students from 70 countries and was designed to promote innovative learning in various cultures from around the world.
HP is a global provider of products, technologies, solutions and services to consumers and businesses. The company's offerings span Information Technology (IT) infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing. HP completed its merger transaction involving Compaq Computer Corp. in May 2002.
HP is the largest IT company in the Middle East employing about 500 people in the region. HP has been present in the Middle East since 1968, and opened its first regional office in 1994 and has offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ramallah, Cairo, Riyadh, Jeddah and Khobar servicing the GCC, the Levant and Egypt. — (menareport.com)
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