eAGE2016 MAGIC Global Science Communities session participants"It was a very interesting session in our conference e-AGE 2016 in Beirut 1-2 December 2016. The session was dedicated for Global Science Communities with focus on Biodiversity", stated Yousef Torman, Managing Director, Technology, Networking and Infrastructures of the Arab States Research and Education Network – ASREN.

The session was chaired by Pascal Hoba, CEO of Ubuntunet Alliance and went in the following order (with links to the presentations):

All the presentations, a link to the video recording and the event photos can be seen at http://asrenorg.net/eage2016/?q=content/program.

The video recording of the session has also been published at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NT_8_3r5eKM.

The success of this session can be measured through the words of Yousef Torman: "At our region, we will make use of this opportunity to have more participation in Global Science Communities. Tiwonge and Tania -leaders of the MAGIC project communities work package- already started discussions and planning on this. Many thanks to the MAGIC Project and to the MAGIC People."