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e-AGE 2012

The 2nd International Platform on Integrating Arab e-infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE 2012, took place in Dubai during December 12-13, 2012 under the Patronage of His Excellency Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan, the UAE Minister of Higher education and Scientific Research. e-AGE 2012 was attended by academics, network professionals, researchers, scientists, and high level decision makers from governments, enterprises, NGOs, academia, and civil society. The e-AGE platform will be most important venue for networking among experts and scientists from all over the world. Participants represented:  

-       Researchers, Academics, and Scientists from variety of disciplines

-       University presidents, research deans, and network directors

-       R&E related corporate executives

-       Senior staff from National, International, Regional, European, and American Agencies

-       Ministers, government officials and representatives of Higher Education and Scientific Research and ICT

-       GEANT, Internet2, Ubuntunet, RedClara, and APAN high level representatives

-       Officials from National research foundations

-       Arab, European, DANTE, TERENA, and American NREN representatives

-       Islamic Social Education Science Cultural Organization (ISESCO)

-       Managers of regional Scientific Research projects

-       Telecom and technology service providers and Cable Operators

-       Librarians, publishing companies, and educational curricula and content providers

-       E-Learning, distance education, and instructional technology developers

-       ICANN, ITU, ISOC and MENOG

Representatives from the following countries participated in e-AGE 2012 meetings: Jordan, Palestine, Egypt, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, KSA, Algeria, Tunis, Morocco, Lebanon, Sudan, Qatar, Somalia, Cyprus, USA, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Greece, UK, Bahrain, Dominican Republic, Yemen, Nigeria, Afghanistan, Czech Republic, Ghana, Zimbabwe, China, Latin America, Malawi, Cameroon, India, Spain, Rwanda, Belgium and Ivory Coast.

For more insights on e-AGE 2012, please visit http://eage2012.asrenorg.net. A summary report is also available at: http://www.asrenorg.net/publication/59/304-eage2012-summary-report.html