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Meeting Room - Mistral Ballroom

09:00 - 09:30

Registration and Welcome Coffee

09:30 - 11:00

Opening and Welcome by RIPE NCC and OGERO
- Axel Pawlik, General Director, RIPE NCC
- Dr. Abdul Menhem Youssef, CEO and Chairman, OGERO

Introduction to the RIPE NCC - Paul Rendek, Director of External Relations, RIPE NCC

RIPE NCC Registration Services - Obtaining and Managing IPs - Matt Parker, IP Resource Analyst and Trainer, RIPE NCC

Overview on the Internet in the Levant Area - Dr. Mohamad Firas Bakour, Secretary General, ARISPA

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee Break - Pre-Function area

11:30 - 12:30

IPv4 Status and IPv6 Evolution in the Middle East and Worldwide - Hisham Ibrahim, Regional Program Manager, RIPE NCC

The Internet in Jordan: Opportunities and Challenges, Khalid Samara, PC Chair, MENOG

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch - Méditerranée Restaurant

14:00 - 15:30

RIPE Atlas and Measuring Domestic Traffic Exchange - Johan ter Beest, Systems Architect, RIPE NCC

The Data-Driven World of IoT - Marc Nader, COO, Data Consult

Cyber Threats and the Future, a Look at the Middle East - Mohamad Amin Hasbini, Senior Security Researcher, Kaspersky Lab

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break - Pre-Function area

16:00 - 17:15

RIPE NCC DNS Services: K-root, Secondary DNS and Reverse Zones - Johan ter Beest, Systems Architect, RIPE NCC

IT Transformation and Role of NRENs - Dr. Yousif Asfour, CIO, American University of Beirut

RIPE NCC Academy: E-learning and Remote Participation - Nathalie Trenaman, IPv6 Program Manager, RIPE NCC

17:15 - 17:30

Closing Ceremony

20:00 - 23:30

Dinner - Babel Bay Restaurant