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Growing the Internet 26 April 2017

Internet Society Middle East Regional Bureau Participates in MENOG 17

By Salam YamoutFormer Regional Bureau Director, Middle East

MENOG 17 took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Muscat, Oman on 19-20 April 2017 under the patronage of .om Domain Names Administration and the cooperation of RIPE NCC, the Internet Society, and OmanTel.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Middle East Network Operators Group (MENOG), a community of technical professionals such as Internet service providers, telecom operators, mobile operators, content providers, and regulators. The countries represented in MENOG are Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, KSA, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Syria, Turkey, UAE, and Yemen.

MENOG 17 was attended by 205 attendees and followed by 470 live viewers via webcast from 37 different countries. All presentations made during the event are available at: www.menog.org/meetings/menog-17/presentations/

The Internet Society was represented during the opening ceremony by Raul Echeberria, VP for Global Engagement. He stressed the values of cooperation and collaboration between all stakeholders in order to bring an open and trusted Internet to everyone. Aftab Siddiqui, Jan Zorz, and Salam Yamout also made presentations during the meeting.

For more information about MENOG, please refer to www.menog.org

See also this Deploy360 post about the MENOG 17 technical presentations.

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Disclaimer: Viewpoints expressed in this post are those of the author and may or may not reflect official Internet Society positions.

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