26 January, 2018 - 28 January, 2018
Beirut - Lebanon
The 26th and 27th of January 2018 marked the creation of the lab for the digital future of the MENA region. It all started when a group of individuals in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, and Germany realized that the digital community in the Arab world had real potential. To explore the impact and opportunities digitalization and its different instruments can bring to Arab societies by improving and transforming lives while promoting inclusion and equality, they created the Digital Arabia Network (#DAN). And Beirut witnessed the exciting start of a new era of meaningful connection with the launch of #DAN.
Beirut was specifically selected by the founders as the launch place for this initiative. Over the course of the two day launch event, 34 participants from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, and Germany came together to represent all spheres of the digital community. Beirut Digital District (BDD), the main venue, was abuzz with presentations, group discussions, and round tables. Key questions were posed such as “what does it take to build a digital community?” and the diversity of the digital community in the Arab world was analyzed. Best practices were explored in-depth. But the real highlight was the creation of #DAN’s manifesto and online platform to connect the digital community in the MENA region through specific tools which were discussed and developed during the actual event.
Since then, #DAN also took major steps towards setting itself up to become the key platform for digital pioneers changing lives through art, culture, education, business, economy, media, NGOs, technology, and politics.
18 October, 2018 - 20 October, 2018
Rabat - Morocco
International Conference on Smart Digital Environment (ICSDE’18) focused exclusively on technology impact on digital world, both current and future. It brings together thought leaders from industry, academia, government agencies and other institutions to exchange information and ideas on advancing the state-of-the-art in Smart Digital Environment. Located in Rabat of Morocco, the conference aims to serve as […]
ART & CULTURE
Digital Marrakech 6 and The Arab media lab project launch the second edition of MAM / MEDIA ART MOROCCO: an education platform whose mission is to encourage passionate and emerging mixed media artists to innovate and use new media tools as means of self-expression. The directors of the project believe in the power of collaboration […]
2 December, 2018 - 3 December, 2018
Amman - Jordan
The e-AGE conference has established itself as an important venue for networking among experts and scientists. In 2018, e-AGE will be held under the patronage of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, in Amman, Jordan during 2-3 December 2018. In e-AGE18, the focus will be on demonstrated successes in using the research and education […]