About AMECSE 2014

AMECSE 2014, is the first conference in Africa and Middle East Regions specialized in software engineering where the most recent innovations, trends, experiences and concerns are shared.

AMECSE 2014 is supported by the Egyptian Government represented by the Software Engineering Competence Center (SECC) of the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) as a part of the RECOCAPE FP7 project. 

By gathering professionals from industry, government and academia from different countries all over the world, AMECSE 2014 is the perfect venue to gain visibility of the latest trends for innovative software development and explore the required ecosystem to stimulate entrepreneurship. This is where you can grab the opportunity to network with high-qualified audience; and to further strengthen cooperation on both policy making and research levels to solve joint challenges within the region.

Egypt took the lead to host the AMECSE 2014 that will be held on 21-22 October 2014 in Smart Village, the technology hub of ICT business community and the pacemaker of economic growth in the country.


The first edition of AMECSE focuses on innovative software with real impact on the society and economy. It aims at

  • Starting the first forum in the region for researchers and practitioners to present, and share the most recent innovations, trends, experiences and concerns in the field of software engineering.
  • Exploring the required innovation ecosystem that should be develop and maintained to stimulate entrepreneurship
  • Discussing the latest innovations in software engineering practices and technologies and how they can create sustainable results and significant momentum for research in Africa and the Middle East.
  • Providing all stakeholders with a key opportunity to network and to further strengthen the development of cooperation on both policy making and research in order to solve joint challenges within the region.

AMECSE welcomes stakeholders from institutions, national and international organizations, SME’s, academia and research institutes this includes: policy makers; official and senior representatives from national and international agencies; ICT project managers; NGOs managers and representatives; IT professionals and practitioners; lecturers and researchers.


AMECSE 2014 features various session types:

  • Keynote speeches: featuring the presentations of key players in the ICT industry and research.
  • Presentation sessions: for accepted papers.
  • Discussion panels: providing opportunities for participants to actively discuss and contribute to the conference outputs.
  • Networking sessions:  to facilitate informal networking and cooperation opportunities.