Workshop on the Academic Sector Role in IPv6 Adoption

  • Workshop objectives

As part of CITC effort in the promotion of IPv6 in Saudi Arabia, it is organizing a dedicated awareness workshop for the academic sector. The workshop objectives are:
1- Provide overview about KSA effort and current status of IPv6.
2- Highlight key drivers for the academic sector to support IPv6.
3- Showcase international IPv6 experiences in the academic sector.
4- Discuss the role of the academic sector in the adoption of IPv6.


  • Target Audiences

The workshop is targeting faculty members from computer & engineering colleges whom are specialized and interested in the internet technologies, computer networks and information security.


  • When & Where

Date : 26 November 2015
Time : 9:00am – 2:00pm
Venue : (CITC) headquarter, Alnakheel Quarter – At the corner of Prince Turki Bin Abdulaziz Road and Imam Saud Bin Abdulaziz Bin Mohammed Road


  • Agenda
9:00 – 10:00Registration
10:00 – 10:05Welcoming speech CITC - Dr. Sulaiman Mirdad
10:05 – 10:30What is IPv6, Why IPv6, IPv6 in KSACITC - Dr. Ibraheem Al Furaih
10:30 – 11:30IPv6 drivers for the academic sector & case studiesDr. Laith Alsulaiman
11:30 – 12:15Prayer and Coffee Break
12:15– 12:45Imam University IPv6 Experience Eng. Ali Algarni
12:45– 13:15Vendors presentationsJuniper / Huawei / Cisco
13:15– 14:00IPv6 for academic sector open discussionCITC
14:00– 15:00launch


  • Workshop Presentations