Day 0: Tuesday 10 December 2019 @ G01011A Auditorium, Khalifa University
 Project Meetings: Saturday 10 December 2019 - @Khalifa University (MAP)
 09:00 - 17:30  ASREN Regional Meetings including:
    - ASREN NRENs Community
    - EUMEDCONNECT3 Project
    - AfricaConnect2 (3) Projects
    - Internet2 Middle East SIG Meeting                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
 
Day 1: Wednesday 11 December 2019 @ Main Auditorium, Khalifa University
 08:00 - 09:00  Registration 
 09:00 - 10:45  Session (1): Inauguration and High Level Opening
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National Anthem of UAE
Dr. Arif Al Hammadi, Executive Vice President of Khalifa University, UAE
Mr. Yousef Torman, Executive Director, ASREN, Jordan
Dr. Fahem Al Nuaimi, CEO, Ankabut, UAE
Dr. Saeed K.Aldhaheri , “The Digital Nation”, Chairman, Smart World, UAE
Dr. Talal Abu Ghazaleh, ASREN Chairman, Jordan
Agreements Signature Ceremony
Appreciations and Recognition
 
 10:45 - 11:00  Coffee Break
 11:00 - 12:30  Session (2):
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Chair: Boubakar Barry, CEO, West and Central Africa Research and Education Network, WACREN, Senegal
Salem Al-Agtash, “e-Infrastructure landscape: ASREN perspective”, ASREN, Jordan
Walid Zidan, “A Source of Light in the Middle East”, Director of Administration, SESAME, Jordan
Esther Wilkinson, “National Research and Education Networks – Evolution or Revolution?“, Head of International, Jisc, United Kingdom
Khaled Abd Elfattah, “Digital Libraries: An Overview of Arab Countries Initiatives“,  Dubai Digital Library and Knowledge Solutions Director,  Mohamed Bin Rashid Knowledge Foundation, UAE 
 
 12:30 - 14:00  Lunch Break
 14:00 - 14:30  Keynote: Shuji Shimizu,”Telemedicine in Asia and beyond: Experiences over 15 years”, Director of the Telemedicine Development Centre of Asia, Japan
 14:30 - 15:30  Session (3):
 
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Chair: Abdulmonem Ali Al Kharusi, Director, Oman Research and Education Network, Oman
Edward J Moynihan , “ Practical Strategies for Identifying and Interacting with End Users”, Principal Network Engagement Analyst, Indiana University, USA
Muataz Al Barwani, “Center for Research Computing @ NYUAD“,  Senior Director, Center for Research Computing,  New York University Abu Dhabi,  UAE
Ibrahim Moawad, “Arabic Semantic Search Engines for Big Governmental Organizations”, Director, Electronic & Knowledge Services Center, Supreme Council of Universities, Egypt
 
 15:30 - 16:00  Coffee Break
 16:00 - 17:30  Session (4):
 
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Chair: Helga Spitaler, Senior International Relations Project Manager, GÉANT, UK
Federico Ruggieri, “Network and Cloud Services in GARR”, Director, GARR, Italy
Antonio Saravia González, "RedIRIS: overview of 2020 strategic plan and new services",  Deputy Director of RedIRIS, Spain
David Heyns, “Commercial cloud services and their role in research and education“, Cloud Services Manager, GÉANT, Netherlands,
Nabil Ksibi, “Implementation of ORCID & the ORCID API”, Engagement Lead, ORCID, South Africa
 
 17:30 - 18:30  ASREN Shareholders Meeting (Closed to ASREN members and by invitation)
18:30 - 20:00  Social Activity
 
Day 2: Thursday 12 December 2019 @ Main Auditorium, Khalifa University
 08:30 - 09:00  Registration
 09:00 - 10:30  Session (5):
 
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Chair: Habib Youssef, Directeur Général, Centre de Calcul El-Khawarizmi, Tunisi
Mario Reale, “The GÉANT Trust and Identity services”,  Senior Research Engagement and Support Officer, GÉANT, Netherlands
Georgios Konnis, “Establishing an Academic”, Managing Director, Cyprus Research and Academic Network, Cyprus
Elisabetta Zuanelli, “Cybersecurity ontology for proactive incidents detection“,  Professor Emeritus, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy
Kevin Meynell, “Observing your MANRS“, Manager, Technical & Operational Engagement, ISOC, Netherlands
 
 10:30 - 11:00  Coffee Break
 11:00 - 12:45  Session (6):
 
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Chair: Mohammad Mabrouk, Ankabut, UAE
Fahd Batayneh, “Universal Acceptance of Top-Level Domains“,  Stakeholder Engagement Senior Manager, Middle East, ICANN, Jordan
Gergana  Petrova , “RIPE NCC and Academia”,  Assessment and Evaluation Coordinator, RIPE NCC, Netherlands
Abdallah Abbas, "Comparison of Green ICT Practices between Malaysian and Palestinian SME Food Companies" , Lecturer,  University College of Science and Technology, Palestine
Khaled Mohammed Fouad, “Big data management and analytics”, Director of MIS, Supreme Council of Universities, Egypt
Hasan Othman Farahneh, “Visible light s as a promising spectrum for 6G technology”, University of Jordan, Jordan
 
12:45 - 13:00  Closing and announcing e-AGE20
13:00 - 14:00  Lunch Break
Day 2.5: Thursday 12 December 2019: Workshop on Clouds and Open Access
 14:00 - 15:00  Presentations on Cloud from various NRENs
15:00 - 15:30  Coffee Break
 15:30 - 17:00  Discussion on Clouds strategies, deployments and services delivery