The Egyptian Engineering Day is the biggest annual summit for students and engineers of Egypt organized by the
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) – Egypt Section. The fourteenth year of this event was
held at the Conference Hall of Al-Azhar for the second time in its history, under the auspices of Prof. Ahmed
Al-Tayeb, Al-Azhar Sheikh, and Eng. Khaled Negm, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, under
the theme “Grand Challenges Grant Opportunities”. In addition to the EED, which is considered as the main
exhibition, there exist two significant and essential competitions; Made In Egypt - MIE and Future City.
Every year around 150 - 200 projects participate in the EED trying to implement solutions for the most serious problems in Egypt. From such challenge, the event aims to contribute in the development of the Egyptian and Arabic product, and to highlight the creative and innovative solutions brought by the young engineers and keep up with what’s going on in our country though the graduation project exhibition,competitions, sessions, and workshops believing that engineers have a great role in the progress of the society.
During the last episode, the Egyptian Engineering Day highlighted the “Energy Problem” as one of the biggest current challenges in our country. The problem was discussed in a practical way during the event, where innovative and feasible solutions were stated trying to discuss how to exploit the energy challenge, putting forward opportunities for investment in the energy sector in Egypt.