The Internet Society (ISOC) held its INET MEA regional conference on May 8th. This was organised in conjunction with the Second Pan-Arab Regional Conference for the World Summit on the Information Society in Cairo, Egypt on May 8th - 10th.
The INET MEA regional conference focused on the technical coordination aspects of the Internet.
In the session entitled 'The Internet: How it works, Why it works, Who makes it work?' representatives of the groups and organisations that enable and support the operation of the Internet infrastructure gave first-hand information about just how the Internet coordination processes have evolved and how they work today. Speakers also included respected and experienced specialists from the MEA region who explained why the stability of the Internet is so important, and what can be done to maintain it. The session (held on May 8th) complements the session 'Internet Governance: Public Policy and Technical Coordination' held on May 9th during the Pan-Arab Regional WSIS conference.
'The Internet: How it works, Why it works, Who makes it work?'