program

Speakers...

H.E. Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh

Affiliation: Chairman, Talal Abu Ghazaleh Organization  
  Résumé: H.E. Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh born on April 22nd, 1938 in Jaffa, is the Chairman and Founder of Talal ....

HE Dr. Khaled Toukan

Affiliation:Chairman of JAEC, Jordan Title of Presentation: " e-Infrastructure-based Research: SESAME Case Study"
Resume: Dr. Khaled Toukan was appointed by a Royal ....

Ambassador Faeqa Saeed ALSALEH

  Affiliation: Advisor to the Secretary General of the League of Arab States Title of Presentation:   Résumé: She is currently Advisor to the Secretary General of the ....

Prof. Paul Lefrere

  Affiliation: Open University, UK Title of presentation: "Emerging Technologies and Infrastructures - anticipating user needs” Résumé: Dr. Paul ....

Prof. Najat Rochdi

  Affiliation: Policy, Communication & Operation, UNDP, Geneva Title of presentation:  “e-infrastructure: the backbone for local ....

Prof. Tapio Varis

  Affiliation: University of Tempera, Finland Title of presentation: “Global eLearning and cultural literacy” Résumé: Professor and Chair of ....

Dr. Florencio Utreras

  Affiliation: Executive Director CLARA Title of presentation: RedCLARA2: An Advanced Collaboration Tool for Latin America Résumé: Dr. Florencio I. Utreras is ....

Robert Klapisch

Affiliation: Sharing Knowledge Foundation   

Résumé: Robert Klapisch (PhD), a French  physicist, was Director of Research at CERN (1981-1987) and adviser ....

Federico Ruggieri

Affiliation: Director of Research, INFN - Italy 

Résumé: Dr. Federico Ruggieri, is Director of Research of INFN and works on On-Line and Off-line ....

Roberto Barbera

Affiliation: University of Catania, Italy  

Résumé: Prof. Roberto Barbera was born in Catania (Italy) in October 1963. He graduated in Physics "cum laude" at the University ....

HE Dr. Isam Zabalawi

  Affiliation: Arab Academy for Banking & Financial Sciences, Jordan Title of Presentation: The Role of e-Infrastructure in Reshaping Higher Education Résumé:Dr. Zabalawi ....

Samia Melhem

Affiliation: World Bank Group

Résumé:
Samia Melhem chairs the eDevelopment Community of Practice and leads ICT unit’s knowledge and learning program at the World Bank Group. She is ....

John Dyer

Affiliation:Trans-European Research and Education Networking Association/ TERENA, Netherlands   

Résumé: John Dyer is the Business and ....

David West

Affiliation: Project Manager, DANTE, UK  

Résumé: David West manages the EUMEDCONNECT project to provide connectivity for research and education in the southern ....

Prof. Constantia Alexandrou

  Affiliation: The Cyprus Institute, LinkSCEEM-2 Title of Presentation: Developing Computational Science in the Eastern Mediterranean region   Résumé: Constantia Alexandrou ....

Mr. Niels Hersoug

  Affiliation: DANTE Title of Presentation: "Experiences of Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe" Résumé: Niels Hersoug joined DANTE as ....

Dr. Tryfon Chiotis

  Affiliation: GRNET, Greece   Title of Presentation: High Performance Computing and Cloud Technologies in Greece and South Eastern Europe Résumé: Tryfon Chiotis is ....

Ludek Matyska

Affiliation: senior researcher and professor, CESNET and Masaryk University, Czech Republic  

Resume: Ludek Matyska is a full professor at Masaryk University (MU) ....

Ognjen Prnjat

Affiliation: Greek Research and Technology Network  

Resume: Dr. Ognjen Prnjat holds the position of European and Regional eInfrastructure manager in the Greek Research and Technology Network, where ....

Fotis Karagiannis

Affiliation: e-FISCAL  

Résumé: Has 18 years of experience in the ICT research, focusing mainly in Research Networking and Computing e-Infrastructures. He received his PhD in 1998 in ....

Johnathon Chapman

Affiliation: Internet2 Middle East Regional Interest Group  

Title of Presentation: Résumé:
Johnathon Chapman is Chief Information Officer for ....

Margaret Ngwira

Affiliation: Ubuntu Net Alliance, Malawi

Résumé: Mrs Margaret Ngwira holds a Bachelors Degree in English and Economics and Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from the University ....

Prof. Sultan Abu-Orabi

Affiliation: Association of Arab Universities Title of Presentation:   Résumé:   Prof. Sultan Abu-Orabi is an Organic Chemist who obtained his PhD from the University of Michigan, ....

Prof. Anton Mangstl

Affiliation: German Jordanian University, Jordan Title of Presentation: Knowledge Management, ICT for Development and e-learning initiatives in the Agricultural Sector Résumé: Anton Mangstl ....

Dr. Antonella Fresa

Affiliation: DC-NET and INDICATE Technical Coordinator Title of presentation: “Towards a Digital Cultural Heritage e-Infrastructure” Résumé: ICT expert, working on European cooperation ....

Mr. Yves Poppe

 Affiliation: Tata Communications Title of presentation: Résumé: Yves Poppe is the Director, IP Business Development and Strategy for Tata Communications, a member of the $62.5 billion Tata ....

Dr. Fabrizio Gagliardi

Affiliation: Microsoft  Title of presentation: Résumé: In the present position since July 2008. In this position leading an EMEA team responsible for MSR ....

Mr. Serkan Orcan

Affiliation:Turkish Academic Network and Information Center (ULAKBÄ°M) Title of presentation: Perspectives on the Turkish Research and Education Network Résumé: ....

Mr. Ayman El-Sherbiny

Affiliatiion: ESCWA Title of Presentation: Regional Backbone Initiatives Résumé: Mr. Ayman El-Sherbiny, the Chief of ICT Policies Section in the United Nations Economic ....

Prof. Hanan I. Malkawi

Affiliation: Vice-President for Research & International Relations, Yarmouk University, Jordan Title of Presentation: Résumé: Prof. Hanan I. Malkawi had her bachelor degree in Biological ....

Dr. Jomana Amara

Affiliation: Defense Resources Management Institute & Naval Postgraduate School   Title of Presentation: Energy security in a turbulent world Résumé: Jomana Amara, Ph.D., P.E., is ....

Prof. Salwa Mohamed Nassar

Affiliation: Electronics Research Institute Title of Presentation: Grid and High Performance Computing Technologies in Egypt: Opportunities Résumé: Prof. Dr. Eng. Salwa Mohamed Nassar, Head of ....

Agenda...

Day1

09:30-10:30  Inauguration
                     Welcoming remarks
10:30-11:30  Opening Address
11:30-12:00  Coffee Break
12:00-13:30  Trends in ....

Day2

09:00-10:40   Research Networking
Internet2 SIG Meeting (by invitation only)
10:40-11:00   Coffee break
11:00-12:30   e-Infrastructure technologies and applications
12:30-14:00   Sustainability of ....

Day3

09:00-13:00 EUMEDCONNECT3/ ASREN Meeting (NREN representatives)
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-17:00 EUMEDGRID Support Meeting (by invitation

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