e-AGE18 helps foster development of R&E networks in the Arab World and beyond by showing how e-Infrastructures are used to facilitate high-quality education and research collaborations on a larger scale. The main event will be held as 2-day gathering in English and will be organized jointly between the Arab, European, African and the American regions. The structure, activities and formats of e-AGE18 are as follows:
  • Keynotes
  • Panel and roundtable discussions
  • Presentation sessions
  • Paper presentations
  • Industry and technology briefings and discussions
  • Consultation meetings, focus groups, and roundtables
  • Best practice showcases and practical demonstrations
  • Exhibition, posters and demonstrations 
  • Scientific computing and data-intensive e-Science in areas related to energy, environment, health, climate, water, agriculture, biology, economy, medicine, as well as in social sciences and humanities.
  • Perspectives on NRENs, including challenges, operation, sustainability, funding, governance, business models, security and services.
  • Problem-solving environments, Virtual Research Environments, Science Gateways and collaborative tools, applications and services.
  • Education and e-Learning Technologies, access to educational resources, repositories, libraries and contents, clouds, grids, parallel and distributed computing, and high performance computing.
  • Internet technologies and trends, Internet of Things, Security, SDN and AAIs.