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Towards Efficient Cyber Resilience


The 5th Regional Cybersecurity Summit & First Symposium (Arab-African -2016)

Practical Information for Participants

Venue

Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh Resort

Hyatt Regency
Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh Resort

Gardens Bay, PO Box 58, South Sinai, Egypt
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Tel: +20 69 360 1234
https://sharmelsheikh.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/our-hotel.html

On behalf of the ITU Arab Regional Cybersecurity Centre (ITU-ARCC), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Egyptian National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA), in cooperation with Nispana Innovation Platforms, are pleased to invite you to participate in the fifth Regional Cyber Security Summit which will be held in Sharm El Shiekh, Egypt from 30th October to 1st November 2016, and will be followed immediately by FIRST Arab and African Regional Symposium for two days from 2nd to 3rd November 2016.
The Regional Cyber Security Summit comes this year with the theme of “Boundless Collaboration, Boundless Protection”. It focuses on the cooperation in cybersecurity as one of the key pillars to tackle the complexity and the scalability of the main challenges of today’s cyber threats. The summit aims to connect public, private and academic sectors with the main purpose of providing an appropriate platform for up to 300 senior ICT and cyber security officials from the Arab and African regions to discuss, formulate strategic directions and plans to tackle emerging threats to the global and regional Security sector.
The summit also provides a platform to network with well-known organizations such as FIRST, OIC-CERT, AfricaCERT and AICTO and other decision makers & government authorities from more than 57 countries. The premium 3 days summit will also host and engage the most promising and emerging global firms across critical national Infrastructure sectors including: Energy & Utilities, Defence & Aviation, Financial Institutions, Hospitality, Healthcare, Manufacturing and government institutions and authorities.

Registration

The 5th Regional Cyber Security Summit

30th October -1st November 2016

FIRST Arab - African symposium

2nd -3rd November

Passports & Visa

A valid passport and a visa are required to enter Egypt. If you need an Invitation, please send your passport copy to (before Oct 24th):

egcert_sharm_event @tra.gov.eg

Transportation

Transport to and from the airport, event venue and Grand Rotana Hotel, and to all social events back to the hotels can be provided. You need to email your Itinerary (by October 24th)

egcert_sharm_event @tra.gov.eg

Accommodation

Special rates have been negotiated with another hotel close to the event venue for the Event participants. Grand Rotana distance within a 7.5 kilometer of the Hyatt Regency, and are also a short distance from Sharm el-Sheikh Airport. https://www.rotana.com/rotanahotelandresorts/egypt/sharmelsheikh/grandrotanaresortandspa

List of official hotels

Hyatt (Venue)

  • 85 USD /Single
  • 95 USD /Double

Rotana

  • 80 USD /Single
  • 90 USD /Double
The negotiated rates below are for bed and breakfast (taxes included)

For any information or assistant our responsible for the accommodation please contact: Mostafa Emad : +201111111086 , email to : egcert_sharm_event@tra.gov.eg

NOTE

Please state clearly in your reservation email “NTRA Conference” and cc: memad@tra.gov.eg

Security and access to the event premises

Access to the official event premises within the Hyatt Regency Center will be strictly limited to persons wearing an event badge.
Participants are advised that all delegates, observers, media representatives, Host Country Secretariat staff, and all technical and support staff of the Center, will only be admitted to the event premises upon presentation of this badge.
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All participants will be security screened at access points to the Center, similar to security controls found at airports.
All participants will also have their event badge scanned at these access points. It is recommended that participants coming to the Center limit their hand luggage to one small brief case. Anything larger than cabin luggage will not be permitted inside the event premises.
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Participants are reminded to safeguard their personal belongings at all times while in the event premises and their hotel area.
All lost and found inquiries can be addressed to the NTRA Security Team at the Event Security Office located inside Hyatt Regency.


EG-CERT Social Programme

A Gala Dinner and a Red Sea Cruise
(space limited-reservation needed)

Don’t miss the chance to participate in this night!

Gala Dinner
Gala Dinner : 1 November 2016

Gala Dinner
Red Sea Cruise: 4 November 2016 (Reserve your place by Oct. 24th - space is limited!)

Enjoy a fantastic day of fun and sun. Full day please reserve your place by sending email to:
egcert_sharm_event@tra.gov.eg
Subject: “Red Sea Cruise"

Good to know

About SharmEl-Sheikh

Sharm el-Sheikh is one of the most accessible and developed tourist resort communities and beautiful shores on the Sinai Peninsula. Its privileged geographical location by the Red Sea sets a meeting place in the midst of the Middle East Region, where one can enjoy the best weather all year round, the simplicity of sea and, the mountains and the Bedouins’ colourful tents. At Sharmel-Sheikh, one can find the luxury of five-star hotels, shopping and entertainment. It is often called the “City of Peace” because of the various peace conferences held in the city and attended by world leaders.
In Sharmel-Sheikh, we will enjoy being together in a healthy, professional and luxury environment enabling the excellent outcomes we all expect from both Arab Regional Summit and FIRST symposium.

Weather

In Days of the event average temperatures in Sharmel-Sheikh range between 21°C and 29°C. There are 11 hours of sunshine a day.

30 October 31 October 1 November 2 November
Average
High:28°C
Low:21°C
Average
High:29°C
Low:21°C
Average
High:29°C
Low:21°C
Average
High:29°C
Low:21°C

Time zone

The Arab Republic of Egypt is on Eastern Europe Time – Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) plus 2 hours.

Currency and banking

The official currency of Egypt is the Egyptian Pound (EGP). Visa, American Express, Access/MasterCard can be used. Banks are open from Sunday to Thursday, from 8.30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The exchange rates in Egypt are currently as follows: One US dollar is worth about 8.88 EGP. One Euro is approximately 9.96 EGP.

Currency Buy Sell
US $ 8.8536 8.8822
9.9311 9.9667

Electricity

AC power voltage in Egypt is 220V, frequency ~50Hz. Most electrical outlets are as shown below. Electricity


Important telephone numbers

General emergency Dial 112
Fire Department Dial 180
Ambulance Dial 123
Police Dial 122

For any assistant in visa, airport arrival, Transportation & Hotel Reservation you should contact the person in the table below and our event mail is:
egcert_sharm_event@tra.gov.eg

Issue Contact Name Contact Phone Contact Email
Visa support Mr.Basel Eltabie +201001556168 egcert_sharm_event@tra.gov.eg
Mr.Abdallah Elbanby +201003066566
Mrs. Hoda Eldeeb +201001010064
Airport meet & assist service Mr.Abdallah elbanby +201003066566
Transportation Mr.Abdallah elbanby +201003066566
Media Mr.Karim soliman +201111111233
Hotel Reservation Mr.Mostafa Emad +201111111086
At Any time feel free to contact Eng.Ahmed Helmy +201113587777
Eng.Ahmed Thrwaty +201000020496
Eng.Salma Ismail +201227629004

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