On October 22 and 23, 2021 in the premises of “ITP Park” in Prizren will be held the largest conference in the region in the field of Information and Communication Technology. This year is the 10th year of organizing the largest technology conference in the KosICT10 region.
The main purpose of KosICT is to cover various topics related to information and communication technology, which have turned into global trends and have affected the industry. KosICT promotes the ICT sector in Kosovo and the region by highlighting the experiences of many international, regional, and local speakers in the two festival scenes, ITP Main Scene, which will talk about more general and motivating topics about new developments in the sector, and BOX Developer stage, where you will talk about the most technical topics and the latest news from the aspect of software developers.
In addition to speeches and thematic panels that will be part of the KosICT scenes, the festival will be enriched with other activities, each with a special focus on emphasizing the full ecosystem of ICT in our country. Some of these activities will be the Innovation Fair, the fair of Start-up companies which is organized in partnership with ICK, numerous B2B meetings, and matchmaking between local and international companies organized in the spirit of Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), the largest business network in Europe, the Future Developers corner where children aged 6 to 16 will present their projects, the fair of local ICT companies which have paved the way for the development of this sector, and numerous other activities.
At the end of the festival, space will be given to the community of gamers (players), where 2 tournaments in electronic games are planned, the first one in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, where the teams created by ICT companies in the country will compete and the winner will select a charity cause for which the prize collected in monetary form will be donated, while the second tournament will be dedicated to professional DOTA 2 electronic sports teams from the country and region where 3000 EURO will be awarded as prizes for the first 3 places.
During the last 9 editions of the conference, more than 9500 participants in the ICT sector had the opportunity to hear and learn new things from experts in current fields such as Digital Transformation, the future of Nearshoring / Outsourcing, Entrepreneurship, IoT; Crowd Funding, Open Innovation, etc.