Under the Patronage of

H.E. Dr. Ali Al Shidhani
Undersecretary for Communications and Information Technology
Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

Enabling collaborations for the Research & Education Community

OTS - Omren Technology Summit is a Virtual Summit, taking place on 31 May 2021.

The Summit is an annual gathering of OMREN and Global Research & Education community to share their knowledge, success stories, identify solutions, explore business opportunities, discuss current challenges and needs to improve services and achieve objectives of Connect, Collaborate and Innovate.

The Event is an ideal meeting place with power packed networking opportunities with diverse global and regional Stakeholders, NRENs, Researchers, solution providers, leading Industry Experts, Decision Makers, Policy Makers and Government Officials from across the value chain.

The Summit will feature 1 day of expansive line-up of stellar speakers, case studies, panel discussions, engaging discussions, unique presentations providing access to a wealth of industry-leading knowledge, sharing best practices & experiences, spotlighting trends, information exchange, cutting-edge insights and outlooks with actionable takeaways.

The comprehensive expo will showcase avant-garde solutions, specific transverse and latest technologies, cutting edge innovations, cost-effective products and services to meet the requirements.


the Future

A virtual event works very much the same as our in-person events, with many of the physical features transferring across to the digital experience. The event will enable you to view the presenters live or catchup through recordings and visit vendors booths and network with anyone on the platform. All you need is a desktop, laptop, tablet, or phone, and you can digitally attend from the safety and comfort of your office or home. The Event will start on 31 May 2021, 10:00hrs Gulf Standard Time or GMT +4, to ensure global attendance from all time zones.

Unique Offerings

Product Showcase
Present new products and services in the Product Showcase. Similar to on-stand presentations, you can showcase your products and services.
Exhibitor Virtual Booth
Similar to a live event, you will have a presence at OTS - Omren Technology Summit.
Generate New Leads
The meetings function within the Event lets you to connect with the highest level of tech trade industry professionals with direct purchasing power.
Watch Live
Watch presentations, fireside chats and panel discussions from top industry thought-leaders all day, every day!

1-2-1 Meetings
Use our innovative virtual event to connect and share ideas. Schedule individual meetings and network with industry professionals.
Comment and question in real time. Spark conversations with your fellow attendees.
Webinars & Round Tables
Attend live sessions debates and forums from industry experts covering a range of key areas.
Missed a session? Catch-up in your own time through our on-demand service.

Welcome Note

H.E. Dr. Saif Al-Haddabi

Undersecretary of Scientific Research and Innovation
Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation

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Guest of Honor

H.E. Dr. Ali Al Shidhani

Undersecretary for Communications and Information Technology
Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Salim Bin Saif Alamri

OMREN - Oman Research and Education Network

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Helga Spitaler

Sr. International Relations Project Manager

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Yousef Torman

Managing Director
Arab States Research and Education Network - ASREN

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Fahem Al Nuaimi

CEO, Information Technology Department
Ankabut - Khalifa University

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Dr. Esther Wilkinson

Head of International

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Jim Ghadbane

President and CEO
CANARIE (Federal Partner in Canada’s NREN)

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Yves Poppe

Programme Director-Advanced Intercontinental Supercomputing Networking
National Supercomputing Centre Singapore (NSCC)

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David Wilde

Chief Technology Officer
AARNet (Australia’s Academic and Research Network)

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Nuzha Almuharbi

Oman Government Network Team Leader
Ministry Of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Khalid Al-Fajrani

HoD Field Training
Ministry of Higher Education, Vocational Training Directorate

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Dr. Sausan Al-Riyami

EJAAD Director
EJAAD, Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation

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Muataz Al Barwani

Senior Director, Center for Research Computing
New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)

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Dr. Suhaimi Napis

Lecturer; Founder and CEO
Universiti Putra Malaysia; SIFULAN

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Dr. Nagham Al-Azzawi

Assistant Professor
Rustaq UTAS

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Mohammad Ather Ansari

Senior Expert, ICT

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Hassan Abdul Ali

GM, Service Delivery & PMO
Oman Data Park

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Vaneet Mehta

Region Head - Middle East, Central Asia and Africa
Tata Communications

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Kevin Meynell

Senior Manager, Technical & Operational Engagement
Internet Society

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