After an exceptional 2018 edition in the heart of Marrakech, Devoxx Morocco is going this year to Agadir for an 8th edition which is already announced as a new highlight for the digital ecosystem of the kingdom.
On the program: more than 2,000 participants from 50 nationalities, 200 innovative companies and start-ups and 200 conferences, workshops and keynotes. Devoxx Morocco will host international champions of coding and programming, as well as a selection of national and international partners.
Founded by the xHub firm, created by Badr El Houari, Techpreneur and international speaker, Devoxx Morocco is a rendezvous for developers and developers. In 2018, the conference welcomed 2,000 participants and 150 experts and high-level speakers. Proof of its attractiveness, the event brings together historical partners who have trusted xHub but who have taken the gamble to accompany an innovative and ambitious meeting.
To this end, after several years of success, this 8th edition of Devoxx Morocco will be part of a renewal movement: new city and new theme. The 2019 Edition relies on the support of the Ministry of Industry, Investment, Commerce and the Green Digital Economy and important territorial partners: the Regional Council Souss Massa, and the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services Souss Massa. The support of the latter will strengthen the efforts made in the framework of the Industrial Acceleration Plan 2014-2020 to promote new emerging sectors while addressing a Moroccan youth, creator of the national wealth of tomorrow.
Brahim HAFIDI, President of the Regional Council Souss Massa, said: “This is a great opportunity for the city of Agadir and the region to host an event as prestigious as Devoxx Morocco. Digital technology is one of the cornerstones of the attractiveness and competitiveness of Moroccan companies. We are therefore proud to help promote the role of new technologies in the development of our region and Morocco.”
“We are pleased that an event like Devoxx Morocco is gaining a foothold in Agadir, in a region that has a real potential in the digital domain with many achievements such as the recently inaugurated city of innovation and Technopark Souss Massa. which will open its doors during the year 2020,” added Karim ACHENGLI, president of the Chamber of Commerce of Industry and Services Souss Massa.
“I am proud of all the efforts made by xHub and our partners to make Devoxx Morocco a must-attend event in Morocco. It is not only a conference on new technologies, but a crossroads that brings together the passionate and curious, allowing people in different sectors to meet around fascinating themes and promising real potential for youth in Morocco,” said Badr El Houari, the only Moroccan World Champion Java since 2016.
As in previous editions, Devoxx Morocco will highlight the role of developers and the challenges of the digital revolution, through meetings around various topics: Cloud, Big Data, DevOps, Mobile, IoT, AI and Blockchain, in the context challenges of robotics, entrepreneurship, innovation or creativity.
As a reminder, Morocco is the only country in Africa and the Middle East to host the Devoxx conference, the largest developer conference in the world.