The 9th Technical Forum of the technological colleges was conducted from March 1 – 4, 2020 under the patronage of Her Excellency, Dr. Muna bint Salim Al Jardani, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Manpower for Technical Education and Vocational Training in ACT. This forum aims to create a stimulating environment for innovations for students of technological colleges. It also develops in them skills commensurate with the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The forum of this year focused on the following:
This forum covered several competitions in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship. The competitions are named Markathon, Datathon and Robotics Challenge.
All the technological colleges participated in this forum, 12 students from each college with a total of 84 students, and heads of entrepreneurship units from each college. There were 24 activities, workshops and competitions during the 4 days of the forum.
The Student Forum activities concluded on Wednesday, 4 March 2020, with the honoring of the contestants in the competitions by Dr. Abdul Hakim bin Hilal Al Ismaili, Director General of Technical Education and Vocational Training, Ministry of Manpower and Dr. Issa Saif Mohammed Al Tubi, the Dean of the College, in addition to a representative of the sponsors of the competitions (Omantel, Oman Arab Bank and the National Bank of Oman).
Omantel Markathon Competition Winners
Robotics Challenge - Oman Arab Bank Challenge
National Bank of Oman - Datathon competition