Welcome to CRNC 2014

28-29 May, TURAN University, Almaty, Kazakhstan

First CAREN Regional Networking Conference

Welcome to the site of the First CAREN Regional Networking Conference that will be held from 28 to 29May2014 at Turan University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The theme of the conference is “Innovative Internet for Researchers and Education” with a focus on the Central Asian countries.

The conference will bring together practitioners from the Central Asian research and higher education community, policy makers, connectivity providers, ICT vendors and will draw also on expertise from representatives of other regional networks and organisations. During the conference special attention will be given to the added value of the current network technology for research and education (R&E): national and regional R&E networksare more than justInternet networks, CNRC 2014 sets out to demonstrate exactly this.

The conference is organized by the CAREN project and is hosted by the Kazakh National Research and Education Network (NREN) KAZRENA in conjunction with Turan University in Almaty. The conference is further supported by the Ministry of Education and the Presidents Archive of Kazakhstan.

Preparations for the conference are underway and details on programme, registration procedure and events around the conference will be published onthis web page shortly.

The conference venue will provide an exhibition area where sponsors will be able to profile themselves. Please contact the CAREN Support Office (email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) for further information.

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