Mohammad Tawrit is having 29 years of experience in the Telecommunication and Data communication field and has been working as Chief Executive Officer of Bangladesh Research and Education Network (BdREN) since April, 2019. He joined BdREN a project initiated by Ministry of Education and being implemented by University Grants Commission (UGC), as Operations Director in April, 2013. During his tenure in BdREN, he was involved in the design and implementation of a full-fledged Research and Education Network. He has drafted a number of presentations on different aspects of NRENs. He has worked in-depth on NREN sustainability. On “NREN sustainability” he presented a paper at the Governors’ Meeting in APAN45 at Singapore as “Guest Speaker”. He is also one of the authors of the first [email protected] Compendium and presented the draft compendium at the Governors’ Meeting in APAN47 at Seoul, South Korea. Currently he is working as one of the Principal Investigators of the “NREN Needs Assessment” project of the [email protected] grant.
The NREN Need Assessment grant project was initiated by TEIN*CC under the [email protected] project to provide comprehensive insight and analysis of NREN needs leading to activities that will benefit NRENs. The information is gathered through both surveys and interviews with the various NRENs organisations and some of their members.
The session will start with a presentation introducing the background and the preliminary findings of the NREN Needs Assessment (NNA) under the [email protected] project. The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion on the key findings, their impact on the NRENs, possible remedial actions to be taken, etc.