Library of Alexandria Grid: The New Horizon for Global Health and Research

Sunday, February 14, 2016: 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Wilson C (Marriott Wardman Park)
Ismail Serageldin, Library of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
This presentation will focus on the role of Library of Alexandria in improving scientific productivity in Africa and Arab countries. Library of Alexandria is the beacon of knowledge for science in Africa and is uniquely positioned to engage scientists locally and globally. We will discuss our efforts to build a 270,000 global health and research grid, with 90,000 in Arab and African Countries and how this Library of Alexandria grid can boost training and science.