First Middle East Network Operators Group (MENOG) Meeting in Bahrain

Paul Rendek contact at
Sat Mar 10 08:57:27 UTC 2007

[Apologies for duplicate e-mails]

Dear Colleagues,

The Middle East Network Operators Group (MENOG) will hold its first
meeting from 3-5 April 2007 at the Diplomat Radisson SAS Hotel in
Bahrain. Hosted by 2Connect, the event will offer network engineers and
other technical staff the opportunity to share their knowledge and
experiences, and identify areas for regional cooperation.

A preliminary agenda is now available online, however there are still
presentation timeslots available. If you are interested in participating
as a presenter please contact us as soon as possible at <contact at>.

The preliminary agenda is available at:

The MENOG meeting is non-commercial and relies on the contributions of
sponsors. By participating as a sponsor, you will be supporting a
valuable regional forum, while exposing your organisation to many of the
Middle East's leading Internet professionals. If you are interested in
becoming a sponsor please contact us at <contact at>.

For more information on becoming a MENOG 1 sponsor, see:

Registration for MENOG 1 is free and open to everyone. You can register
online at:

MENOG 1 attendees who wish to stay at the Diplomat Radisson SAS Hotel
can take advantage of a reduced room rate. More information on this
package, including the hotel booking form, can be found at:

MENOG 1 will be modeled on meetings held by NANOG (North American
Network Operators Group) in North America, and SANOG (South Asian
Network Operators Group) in the South Asian region.

The meeting agenda will include presentations, tutorials and workshops
to discuss implementation issues that require community cooperation.
Topics of discussion will include network expansion, broadband
deployment and scaling wireless networks in the desert.

The RIPE NCC is proud to support the launch of this important regional
forum, and will be providing organisational assistance throughout MENOG 1.

For more information, please see:


Paul Rendek, Head of Communications

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