ELEGANT Project Events
BAU and MUBS organised a series of seminars in Lebanon
MUBS/BAU, Lebanon, 6-8/03/2023
Within the framework of ELEGANT Erasmus+ CBHE project aiming at enhancing university enterprise cooperation in Jordan and Lebanon, BAU and MUBS organized three seminars in the period of March 6-8, 2023:
- University-Enterprise Links : The experience of European partners
- Project Monitoring Meeting, 6 March 2023
- National Exploitation Seminar
- A work-Ready Seminar: Stand out to Get Hired
MUBS Hosts a Webinar on “Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain”
MUBS, Lebanon, 29/03/2022
121 faculty, staff, students, and alumni from MUBS Computer Science department attended a webinar about Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain. Topics covered included the importance of the digital currency and blockchain in modern financial systems, the various operations and usages of Bitcoin, advice to the attendees on the best practices to participate and engage in the digital currency world and topics related to the bitcoin and blockchain technologies, such as Ethereum, smart contracts, DApps, and tokenization.
MUBS Hosts a Webinar on “Best Practices for Computer Science Internship Programs”
MUBS, Lebanon, 21/03/2022
91 faculty, staff, students, and alumni from MUBS Computer Science department attended a webinar organised by MUBS Office of International Affairs in collaboration with MUBS Computer Science Department on March 21, 2022. The webinar was about “Best Practices for Computer Science Internship Programs”. Webinar speakers included Ms. Nour Assaf (Murex), Ms. Rania Makhlouf (New Horizons), Mr. Rabih Baalbaki (Lebanese Association for IT Professionals), Mr. Rami Zarif (Ciment De Sibline), and Mr. Ihab Nasr (Khattar Group).
MUBS hosted a webinar on "Building a Cybersecurity Ecosystem"
MUBS, Lebanon, 14/03/2022
51 faculty, staff, students, and alumni from MUBS Computer Science department attended a webinar on "Building a Cybersecurity Ecosystem". Topics discussed included the economic, psychological and human challenges associated with the cyberspace, the zero trust security model, the importance of awareness to become cybersecurity compliant, the future of work after COVID-19, and building a cybersecurity ecosystem.
MUBS hosted a webinar on “The Impact of On-Demand Computing on Today's Job Market”
MUBS, Lebanon, 07/03/2022
63 faculty, staff, students, and alumni from MUBS Computer Science department attended a webinar on “The Impact of On-Demand Computing on Today's Job Market”. The topics discussed included the history and characteristics of On-Demand computing, its effect on the current industry and job market, and why the cloud and fog/edge computing positions are currently the second most requested in the market in the fields of computer science and engineering.
Second Annual Planning and
Universita Politecnica Delle Marche, Ancona, Italy, 22-23/11/2021
The second Annual Planning and Monitoring meeting of the ELEGANT project was held at the Universita Politecnica Delle Marche in Ancona, Italy on 22-23 November 2021. The meeting reviewed the activities of the project since the kick-off meeting and discussed the challenges facing the project.
Workshop on Staffordshire University Innovation Enterprise Zone: How to Engage Students, Industry and Academics
Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, 19/10/2021
Staffordshire University organised a workshop on the University’s efforts to develop its industry relations for the benefit of students through its Innovation Enterprise Zone.
MUBS Hosts a Seminar on Digital Job Capacity of the Future
MUBS, Lebanon, 11/05/2021
Technological advancements, the pandemic, and recent changes that impacted the job market have resulted in major shifts in the ecosystem of information technology and computer science fields. To highlight these changes, and explore the emerging trends in the field, MUBS hosted on May 11, 2021 Mr. Samih Ajrouch, “Future Ready Skills Manager” at Microsoft Education as part of the Elegant Erasmus+ Project activities.
Webinar – Modern Cybersecurity: Educational and Technical Perspectives
BAU, Lebanon, 25/11/2020
BAU organized an event on on modern cybersecurity from the educational and technical perspectives on November 25, 2020. The event comprised three main tracks, namely, cybersecurity in higher education, cybersecurity in research, and cybersecurity in industry.
Virtual Lectures: Experts from industry speak to students at JUST
JUST, Jordan, 16-20/11/2020
University of Science and Technology (JUST) organised a number of events for experts from the industry and commerce to give lectures and run workshops on the latest developments in a number of ICT areas and the implications for University students. Due to the Corona Virus restrictions, The events were held on line.
Curriculum Development Workshop
Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, 05/10/2020
The first Curriculum Development workshop of the ELEGANT Project on the topic of Smart Systems Design took place at Staffordshire University on 5 October 2020. Dr. Abdel Hamid, Associate Professor of Signal Processing and Telecommunication at Staffordshire University conducted this Workshop. Twenty colleagues from partner universities attended the Workshop.
Training Session for Liaison Officers
University of Dubrovnik - Croatia 30/09/2020
UNIDU organised a Training Workshop for the Liaison Officers of the ELEGANT project highlighting and elaborating two aspects of LO’s activities: the organisation of University-Enterprise Cooperation Network and developing a programme of activities around Enterprise-Oriented Education.