Participation in the 3rd Franco-Algerian partnership forum in Algiers
10-11 April 2016

Jean-Marie Garcia, research director at LAAS-CNRS and founder of QoS Design, was part of the delegation accompanying the French Prime Minister Manuel Valls for the 3rd Franco-Algerian partnership forum that was held in Algiers on the 10th and 11th of April 2016. This forum was held at the sidelines of the high level Intergovernmental Franco-Algerian committee, under the patronage of the Ministry of Industry and with the presence of an important ministerial delegation (8 ministers). The meetings were inaugerated jointly by the French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and the Algerian Prime Minister, M. Abdelmalek Sellal.

Mrs. Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, the French minister of national education, higer education and research, M. Mohamed Mebarki, Algerian minister of education, and M. Tahar Hadjar, Algerian minister of higher education and scientific research, have also participated in these meetings.

This forum was the occasion for the first high level meetings with Algerian scientists and telecommunications officials. QoS Design has participated in this forum with its partner NOVATEL from the Franco-Tunisian Digital Alliance. Several meetings were held with telecommunications operators, integrators and distributers.

On Sunday the 10th of April, a reception was held at Algiers French embassy's "RĂ©sidence des Oliviers" (photos hereafter).