The Orange Digital Centers network in Africa and Middle East is organizing the “Future of Work Africa Week” online conference on February 14, 15, and 16. After the huge success of AI Africa Week in January 2021, which was followed by over 600,000 people on social media, the Orange Digital Centers network, through its 17 countries in Africa and the Middle East, is organizing a new edition focusing on the jobs of tomorrow, the “Future of work Africa Week” on February 14, 15, and 16, 2023.
The full conference program is available on the website: https://orangeafricaweek.com/#form “Future of work Africa Week,” a free, fully online conference.
This gathering of experts will offer an overview and a breakdown of developments in jobs and skills worldwide and, more specifically, in Africa.
Throughout the three days, these high-level international experts will debate questions and offer answers to young African people who want to find out about the jobs of tomorrow, sought-after skills, and how to prepare for the future needs of recruiters.
This event is supported by pan-African media organizations such as CIO Mag, Ecofin, and Jeune Afrique, as well as the consulting firm Bearing Point which are providing specialists, journalists and experts to moderate panel discussions.
On the program:
Day 1: The future of employment, what projections in the world and in Africa?
– What will the world of employment look like tomorrow?
– How to get ready for it?
– What are the specificities of the job market in Africa?
Day 2: The most dynamic sectors, Let’s give a voice to the recruiters :
– What sectors are hiring the most?
– What are the job opportunities around Industry 4.0 and Digital Marketing?
– How to develop your career in these new professions?
Day 3: The new players in the training system, an opportunity for all
– How to choose the most suitable training courses for your career project?
– Who are the new players in the training system?
– How to train independently and continuously?
The various panels will be accessible online and available in English and French with simultaneous translation. To register, click here: https://orangeafricaweek.com/#form
Young Cameroonians wishing to follow the conference panels from the various sites of Orange Digital Center Cameroon in Douala, Yaounde or Buea can be welcomed following reservation via https://web.facebook.com/ODCCameroun.
Digital technologies – the key to development for companies and workplaces. One of Africa’s greatest strategic challenges is training its young people to prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow, so as to be able to take charge of its own development in an autonomous and sustainable manner.
By 2030, 230 million jobs in sub-Saharan Africa will require digital skills. That’s why Orange is deploying Orange Digital Centers in 17 of its subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East.
Orange Digital Center provides an innovative, free ecosystem designed to offer digital training to young people and technological incubation, acceleration, and financing for start-ups.
About Orange in Africa and the Middle East:
Orange is present in 18 countries in Africa and the Middle East and has over 142 million customers at 30 september 2022. With 6.4 billion euros of revenues in 2021, Orange MEA is the first growth area in the Orange group. Orange Money, its flagship mobile-based money transfer and financial services offer is available in 17 countries and has more than 70 million customers. Orange, multi-services operator, key partner of the digital transformation provides its expertise to support the development of new digital services in Africa and the Middle East.