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Middle East Regional Interest Group Meeting Amman, Jordan, 13 December 2011

(In Association with ASREN e-AGE 2011 Conference 12 - 14 December 2011)

Registration: Please complete this registration form if you plan to participate in the meeting. There is no charge to attend, however an accurate count assures food and seating for all. Registration provides a waiver of registration fees for e-AGE2011 (Please register here to attend e-AGE2011).

Location: Amman, Jordan (UTC/GMT +3 hours), Four Seasons Hotel Amman

Host: Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN)

Accommodation: Our hosts have arranged special room rates that are available to us for the meeting dates. Hotel information and reservation instructions are available through the e-AGE2011 web site

As always, accommodation costs are the responsibility of the attendee.

Travel: The official carrier of e-AGE 2011 is Royal Jordanian Airlines(RJ). As a participant in e-AGE2011 you will be automatically entitled for a 20% discount on your air tickets when flying Royal Jordanian. Further details and reservation instructions are found on the e-AGE2011 web site under Travel.

Visa: All out-of-country attendees will require a visitor visa. For more information on visa requirements for Jordan, click here.

Agenda: Our meeting will be held Tuesday 13 December 2011 8:00 - 13:00 at the Four Seasons Hotel.

(Presentations will be posted shortly)

0800 - 0845 Registration
0845 - 0900
Introduction of Internet2 and Middle East SIG
 (John Chapman, Georgetown University in Qatar)
0900 - 0940
 (David Lambert, Internet2)
0940 - 1000
ASREN developments
 (Yousef Torman, JUNet)
1000 - 1030
Enhancing Shibboleth to Access Web Educational Resources More Securely
 (Hatem Hamad, Islamic University of Gaza)
1030 - 1100
ANKABUT update
 (Ahmed Dabbagh, ANKABUT)
1100 - 1130
Coffee break
1130 - 1145
Qatar Foundation
 (Sa’di Aweinat, Qatar Foundation)
1145 - 1210
Research and Network Activities in Oman
  (Said Al-Mandhari, The Research Council – Oman)
1210 - 1240
GLORIAD: Middle East and North Africa
  (JJ Jamison, NREN Consulting)
1240 - 1310
Will 2012 be the Year of Regional NREN Connectivity
  (Yves Poppe, TATA Communications)
1310 - 1345
Cancer Collaboratory and Role of RENs in Middle East
  (Anil Srivastava, Open Health Systems Laboratory, Johns Hopkins)
1345 - 1400
  (Alaa Al-Din Al-Radhi, IPv6 Forum Jordan Chapter)
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