e-AGE 2013 – 3rd International Platform on Integrating Arab e-infrastructure in a Global Environment


eAGE2013 Banner - OLAHeld under the patronage of His Excellency Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research of Tunisia, the event is organized by the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) and hosted by the Tunisian Computing Center Al Khwarizmi (CCK) in cooperation with the European Commission, the League of Arab States, Association of Arab Universities, and the international research and education networks in Europe, USA, Africa and Asia.

Topics of interest

  • Research collaboration in a variety of disciplines including: energy, environment, education, health, climate, water, agriculture, biology, economy, and other pressing global issues and problems
  • Cloud and grid computing as well as e-Science applications
  • Education challenges and open access paradigm
  • Research repositories, libraries, and contents
  • Case studies on research and education
  • Regional collaborative projects
  • National research organizations and research and education funding
  • Perspectives on national research and education networking
  • The role of regional organizations like EC, World Bank, UNDP, and other development projects and foundations
  • Connectivity options, services, cables, circuits
  • Industry offerings to develop research and education

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Keynote speakers:

  • H.E. Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh
  • HE. Prof. Ali Abu Zuhri
  • Dae Young KIM
  • Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine
  • Mohamed Jemni
  • Karim Chine
  • Yousef Torman
  • Salem Alagtash
  • Josh Howlett
  • Bothina Hamad
  • Patrick Fassnacht


Events and Activities

ASREN is becoming more visible and more active in the region and beyond. It has developed a new shareholder scheme with more Arab NRENs joining as well as more supporting organizations. Following on the success of e-AGE in 2011 and 2012, e-AGE 2013 will include main event in 12-13 December and will be preceded with several workshops, tutorials and meetings on 10-12 December 2013.

  • The 6th Event on Euro-Mediterranean  e-Infrastructure
  • The 3rd annual meeting of ASREN
  • CHAIN-REDS Workshop on e-Infrastructures
  • EUMEDCONENCT3 Project Meeting
  • The 5th AROQA Annual Conference
  • Technical Workshops on R&E networking (to be announced)

Conference venue: Hotel EL MOURADI GAMMARTH 5*, Gammarath, Tunis, Tunisia 

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Organizers and sponsors

Asren_ammanThe Platform will be organized by Arab States Research and Education Network GmbH, in cooperation with:


  • Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Tunisia represented by the Computing Center Al Khwarizmi (CCK)
  • Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization
  • Association of Arab Universities
  • Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe Ltd (DANTE) & Euro-Mediterranean Connect project (EumedConnect3)
  • US Internet2 Special Interest Group Middle East
  • Co-ordination & Harmonization of Advanced e-Infrastructures for Research & Education Data Sharing (CHAIN – REDS)


To register, please visit the official event website http://eage2013.ASRENOrg.net/


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