Open Day 2019 (JPO’2019) event – Concerning MS@CPS

The higher Institute of computer science and Multimedia (ISIMS) at the university of Sfax organized on the 4th of December 2019 the Open Days 2019 (JPO’2019) event. It comes after achieving success during the last years in organizing such events. Many enterprises were invited and the doors were open to students and industrial representatives in order to exchange ideas. The aim of this event is to create communication channel between students and the industry representatives. Moreover, it aims to align the contents of the offered courses with the needs of the market through plenary sessions presenting subjects in the context of innovation and digitization. JPO 2019 also contained interviews and direct contact between students and companies about the cyber physical systems master program which will be launched next year with the frame of Erasmus+ MS@CPS project.
A keynote talk in the event was given by the dean of the institute, Professor Faiez Gargouri, who presented the proposed CPS master program for the students and for industrial representatives. The master program captured the interest of computer science industrial attendees.
In conclusion, JPO 2019 enabled the ISIMS to listen to industrialists working on large-scale projects and discuss with them CPS master program structure. Moreover, it created sustainable cooperation through developing educational programs that meet the needs of companies. Lastly, it Introduced topics for internship so that students can interact with professionals and learn about the benefits of the proposed internships.