2ASREN Official Launch (2010) Launched in the League of Arab States in Cairo under the Patronage of HE Amre Moussa, the Secretary General of the League of Arab States (Honorary Chairman of ASREN)Chaired by HE Talal Abu GhazalehASREN was officially Registered in June 2011
3The e-AGE 2011 http://eage2011.asrenorg.net The 1st International Platform on Integrating Arab e-infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE2011, conducted in Amman December 2011 under the Royal Patronage.The conference was attended by high level representatives including Ministers and decision makers, academics, network professionals, researchers, scientists from 32 countries.The event included:EUMED Event 4Internet2 SIG Middle East MeetingASREN 1st Annual Meeting11 Arab NRENs were present and 8 NRENs signed letters of accord to start joining ASREN
4The e-AGE 2012Under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Nahayan Sultan Al Nahayan Minister of HE, December 2012, Zayed University. hosted by Ankabut and NRF, UAE.More than 150 participants and 55 distinguished speakers from 45 countries among them representatives of NRENs and RRENs from around the worldISESCO- PIREN was thereLaunching the report on the Arab e-Infrastructure Status Report
5The e-AGE 2013e-AGE 2013 is planned on the basis of three main themes:Connect: Facilitate connectivity through a high-speed network to allow scientists to communicate, collaborate, exchange, and run both data and computational-intensive scientific applications and services.Access: Enable seamless access to data, services, applications, and resources related to science and education.Innovate: High-speed networks and wide access represent enabling environments for students, researchers and scientists to innovate.
6The e-AGE 2013Patronage: Under the Patronage of HE Moncef Bin Salem, Minister of Higher Education, TunisiaHost: The Computing Center Al Khwarizmi (CCK), the Tunisian NREN, and representing MOHEDate: December 2013Venue: El Mouradi Hotel, Gammarath, Tunisia.
7e-AGE 2013 Main Activities6th Event on Euro-Mediterranean e-Infrastructure3rd annual meeting of ASREN1st PIREN MeetingCHAIN-REDS Workshop on e-InfrastructuresTechnical Workshops on R&E networking and security
8Structure keynotes Panel discussions Presentation sessions Consultation meetings, focus groups, and roundtablesBest practice showcases and practical demonstrationExhibition
9TopicsResearch collaboration in variety of discipline including: energy, environment, education, health, climate, water, agriculture, biology, economy, and other pressing global issues and problemsCloud and grid computing as well as e-Science applicationsEducation challenges and open access paradigmResearch repositories, libraries, and contentsCase studies on research and educationRegional collaborative projectsNational research organizations and research and education fundingPerspectives on national research and education networkingPerspectives on regional research and education networkingThe role of regional organizations like EC , World Bank, UNDP, and other development projects and foundationsConnectivity options, services, cables, circuitsIndustry offerings to develop research and education
10Program CommitteeMohamed Jemni, The Computing Center Al Khwarizmi (CCK), TunisiaEshaa Mohamed Alkhalifa, University of Bahrain, BahrainDavid West, Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe, UK Ahmed Dabbagh, Ankabut, UAESalem Al-Agtash, German Jordanian University, JordanFederico Ruggieri, The Italian National Institute of Nuclear Physics, ItalyJonathon Chapman, US Internet2 SIG Middle East, QatarHelga Spitaler, Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe, UKFederica Tanlongo, GARR Consortium, ItalyHeithem Abbes, Research Laboratory, LaTICE, TunisiaYousef Torman, Arab States Research and Education Network, Germany
11Organizing CommitteeYousef Torman, Arab States Research and Education Network, JordanHeithem Abbes, Research Laboratory LaTICE, TunisiaFathi Abu Nimeh , TAGOrg, TunisiaMondher Belaid, The Computing Center Al Khwarizmi (CCK), TunisiaAli Labyadh, The Computing Center Al Khwarizmi (CCK), TunisiaAlaa Laabidi, The Computing Center Al Khwarizmi (CCK), TunisiaOussama Elghoul, Research Lab. LaTICE, TunisiaSara Al-Eisawi, Arab States Research and Education Network, JordanOla Samara, Arab States Research and Education Network, Jordan
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