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Dubai, UAE, United Arab Emirates, 2007/10/29 - Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) announced today its intention to host a seminar entitled “Past, Present and Future of Internet” on 30th October 2007 at the Dubai Silicon Oasis.
This one-day seminar will present two world-renowned speakers - Dr. Lawrence Roberts, Founder and CEO of Anagran Inc. - one of the Four Fathers of the Internet and an authority on packet switching and flow routing, along with Dr. Riad Hartani, Director of Technology and Solutions with Anagran, Inc. These two speakers represent an expertise in the field of Internetworking and its implementations worldwide.
The foremost objective of the seminar will be to raise technology awareness in the region with respect to the latest developments in internet architecture technologies such as flow routing, and to showcase the evolution of the internet from its early days as a United States Department of Defence ARPA (Advanced Research Project Agency) project in the late 60s, to what it has become today.
Highlighting the importance of the seminar, Dr. Eesa Mohammad Al Bastaki, Director of Education and Technology at DSOA and Chairman of the IEEE UAE Section, said: “Dubai Silicon Oasis is always enhancing Knowledge and Education according to the market needs as technology industry evolves and faces newer challenges. Hosting the “Past, Present and Future of Internet” seminar is in line with our primary objective to promote the technology industry in the region and the UAE.”
He further added, “This seminar presents the perfect opportunity to share research results, discuss newer technologies, and assess academic curriculum and it will definitely assist regional organisations in sharing international knowledge about the latest developments in the internet working industry.”
DSOA aims to become the number one high-tech hub in the Middle East, providing single window service and free zone incentives. It operates as a technology park for semiconductors, microelectronics and other electronic-based companies looking to set up their regional headquarters and R&D divisions.
About Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), a 100% owned entity by the Government of Dubai is a free zone, strategically placed on the Emirates road. DSOA’s urban master-planned community spans 7.2 square kilometres of state of the art office towers, R&D and industrial zones, educational institutions, luxury apartments, villas, hotels, healthcare and a full range of lifestyle facilities which translate into a dynamic commercial and social environment. Work and Live here! Businesses can flourish under the unrivalled package of incentives, including 100% ownership, and high end IT infrastructure that allows companies to begin operating immediately.