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1ST CENTRAL ASIAN R&E NETWORKING CONFERENCE - MILESTONE FOR CAREN PROJECT

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esearchers, academics and students across Central Asia and Europe are set to benefit from the recent capacity upgrade of the Central Asia Research and Education Network (CAREN), celebrated at the 1st CAREN Regional Conference which took place 1-2 October 2014 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Themed “Innovative Internet for Researchers and Higher Education”

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and hosted at Turan University, the event attracted over 160 attendees from across Central Asia, including, Uzbekistan, Europe, the United States and East Asia, including representatives of the research and higher education community, policy makers, connectivity providers and ICT vendors. In line with the conference theme, the programme focussed on key areas such as cloud

computing, network security, AAI and applications for science and education. Participants heard and saw firsthand from scientists and academics how CAREN’s high-speed links make a real difference in advancing collaborative research in areas such environmental studies, seismology, telemedicine and preservation of natural and cultural heritage. “We have

CONNECT Magazine Issue 17  

SKA – Exploring the universe with the world’s largest radio telescope

CONNECT Magazine Issue 17  

SKA – Exploring the universe with the world’s largest radio telescope

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