[ncc-dubai03] Internet Society INET MEA Regional Conference
From: Paul Rendek <>
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 17:35:13 +0100
[Apologies for duplicate e-mails]
The INET MEA 2005 regional conference will be organised in conjunction with
the Second Pan-Arab Regional Conference for the World Summit on the
Information Society in Cairo, Egypt, 8 – 10 May, 2005. It will focus on
the technical coordination aspects of the Internet.
The RIPE NCC encourages participation in this regional conference,
especially for our Middle Eastern members and AfriNIC’s members. Axel
Pawlik, RIPE NCC Managing Director, and Adiel Akplogan, AfriNIC CEO, will
be speaking on Regional Internet Registry operations. This conference
presents a good opportunity for members of the community to follow and
participate in discussions and prepare for the session on Internet
Governance in the second Pan-Arab Regional Conference.
The INET MEA conference complements the Pan-Arab Regional WSIS conference
to be held 9 May 2005, where we would also encourage attendance.
In the session entitled 'The Internet: How it works, Why it works, Who
makes it work?' representatives of the groups and organisations that enable
and support the operation of the Internet infrastructure will give
first-hand information about just how the Internet coordination processes
have evolved and how they work today. Speakers also include respected and
experienced specialists from the MEA region who will explain why the
stability of the Internet is so important, and what can be done to maintain it.
The session (which will be held on 8 May 2005) complements the session
'Internet Governance: Public Policy and Technical Coordination' to be held
on 9 May 2005 during the Pan-Arab Regional WSIS conference. All those
involved with any aspect of Internet operations or policymaking will find
this session invaluable and are encouraged to attend.
Agenda - 'The Internet: How it works, Why it works, Who makes it work?':