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UOWD Professor to Present at Ankabut Users Meeting

Monday, 28 January, 2013

Dr. Alma Kadragic has been selected to present at the 8th Ankabut Users’ Meeting at Paris Sorbonne University, Abu Dhabi, on February 20. Ankabut is the United Arab Emirates’ Advanced National Research and Education Network (NREN) offering academic institutions connectivity to other education networks around the world.

Dr. Kadragic will speak on the topic of “Using Common Sense to Communicate Science and Technology.” The discussion will revolve around how to effectively communicate to the public and universities your science and technology projects.

“We are delighted Dr. Kadragic and Dr. Zantout will be presenting to our growing community,” said Fahem Al Nuaimi, Chief Executive Officer of Ankabut. “We received a record number of submissions and are excited to have members of the UAE community wishing to share their work with fellow colleagues.”

The 8th Users’ Meeting is held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, who will deliver the opening address on the morning of February 20.

The keynote address will be delivered by Patrick Donath, the General Manager of RENATER (The National Research and Education Network for France).