IST-Africa 2010 Conference & Exhibition

19 - 21 May 2010, Durban, South Africa

IST-Africa 2010 Agenda



Updated: 2010-05-11 16:16:27

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Day 3: 21 May 2010

09:00
09:00
Session 9a: Leveraging ICT in Rural Communities
Chair: Helena Tapper, GESCI, Kenya
Broadband in Rural Areas
Ivan Istvanffy, The Government Office, Slovak Republic
Further Lessons from the Sekhukhune Rural Living Lab – Mobile Web Business Applications in Emerging Economies
Rudi de Louw, SAP, South Africa
Using Participation and Participatory Approaches to Introduce ICTs into Rural Communities
Meera Joseph, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Factors Influencing the Use of Information and Communication Technology by Farm Employees in the Western Cape Commercial Agriculture: A Case Study of the Wine Industry
Rachael Tembo, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
09:00
Tutorial 9b: 6DEPLOY - IPv6
Chair: Martin Potts, Martel, Switzerland
Some Guidelines and Examples of Deploying IPv6 in Enterprises
Bertus Habraken, CISCO, Netherlands
What the EC FP7 project 6DEPLOY can offer, eg.: Training modules & Training workshops
Martin Potts, Martel, Switzerland
Why deploy IPv6?, What is IPv6?, What are the main considerations to make when deploying IPv6?
Simon Muyal, GIP RENATER, France
Some Guidelines and Examples of Deploying IPv6 in Campus Networks
Simon Muyal, GIP RENATER, France
Some Guidelines and Examples of Deploying IPv6 in ISPs
Adiel Akplogan, AfriNIC, Mauritius
An e-Learning Course, Deployment Guidelines, Supported Testbeds in Kenya and Mauritius
Simon Muyal, GIP RENATER, France
The Services of AfriNIC
Adiel Akplogan, AfriNIC, Mauritius
09:00
Workshop 9c: ICT-Enhanced Learning and Citizen Empowerment across Africa
Chair: Robert Frantz, Kepler Space Institute and Asburn Institute, United States
Kasambya Computer Centre – from Community Initiative to Self-Sustainable Enterprise
Kseniya Khovanova-Rubicondo, Ashburn Institute, Ukraine
Hungry for Change: ICT-Enhanced Enterprise Financing
Robert Frantz, Kepler Space Institute and Asburn Institute, United States
Challenges and Potential Benefits of Small-scale ICT-Initiatives In Africa
Kyewalyanga Wahabu, Kasambya Community Computer Centre , Uganda
Developing Country-Focused ICT-Impact Evaluation Tools
Heather Thompson, Ashburn Institue, United States
09:00
Session 9d: eHealth - Case Studies
Chair: Maurice Mars, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
The Role of Training Design to Applying Trained skills on the Job in the Public Health Sector: Case Study in Ethiopia
Birkinesh Lagebo, University of Oslo, Norway
The Life and Times of an Online Support Group: a South African Case Study
Jay Barnes, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
Some EU IST/ICT Projects as a Source for Transfer of Know How on e-Health to Africa
Dusan Soltes, Comenius University, Slovak Republic
09:00
Session 9e: Leveraging eInfrastructures
Chair: Maxwell Otim, Uganda National Council for Science and Technology, Uganda
eGY-Africa: Better Internet Connectivity to Reduce the Digital Divide
Charles Barton, Australian National University, Australia
An Energy Saving Scheme for Internet Provision in Rural Africa: LESS
Moshe Masonta, Meraka Institute, South Africa
Challenges of Evidence Acquisition in Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks
Bethel Mutanga, Mangosuthu University, South Africa
Distributed Government e-Mail Service: Mozambique GovNet Case Study
Sergio Mapsanganhe, ICT Policy Implementation Technical Unit (UTICT), Mozambique
The Community-oriented Computer Security, Advisory and Warning Team
Ian Ellefsen, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
10:30
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
11:00
11:00
Session 10a: Leveraging RFID and Information Systems
Chair: Laurens Cloete, University of Pretoria, South Africa
An Implementation of a Multi-Agent Based RFID Middleware for Asset Management System Using the Jade Platform
Libe Valentine Massawe, Central University of Technology, Free State, South Africa
Tackling Cattle Rustling Menace Using RFID/GPS Livestock Traceability Application in the North Rift Kenya: Assessment of Options and Way Forward
Lazarus N. Kubasu, Government of Kenya, Ministry of Provincial Administration, Kenya
Mobile4D Platform
Adele Botha, CSIR Meraka Institute, South Africa
Modelling the Context of Information Systems
Mikko Korpela, University of Eastern Finland and CPUT, Finland
Digital Watermarking: A State-of-the-art Review
Ademola Adesina, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
11:00
Tutorial 10b: 6DEPLOY - IPv6
Chair: Martin Potts, Martel, Switzerland
Practical IPv6 Configuration Exercises on Routers and Clients using Remote Access to the 6DEPLOY Testbeds in Kenya and Mauritius

11:00
Workshop 10c: Technology for Communities of Practice: The Power of Collaborative Learning
Chair: Maike Schansker, United Nations University Vice Rectorate in Europe, Germany
Introduction
Maike Schansker, United Nations University Vice Rectorate in Europe, Germany
e/merge: Using Online Conferences to Promote Professional Development in Africa
Tony Carr, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Triangulating for Success: a practitioner’s experience using external networks to leverage learning and outcomes within organizations and institutions
Nancy White, Full Circle Associates, United States
11:00
Session 10d: eHealth - Case Studies
Chair: Maurice Mars, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
A Pilot Study To Forecast Changes In CD4 Count of HIV-1 Positive Patients Using Machine Learning
Yashik Singh, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Mobile M&E: Experiences from Pilot to National Scale Implementation
Eben Conley, Cell-Life, South Africa
Language, Cultural Brokerage And Informed Consent: Will Technological Terms Impede Telemedicine Use?
Caron Jack, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
11:00
Session 10e: Open Source Software Applications
Chair: Richard Stevens, -, Italy
Open Source Software Application and their Impacts on SMEs: An Action for Building an OSS Community Environment in Tanzania
George S. Oreku, TIRDO, Tanzania
Proposal for a Logistic Domain Ontology
Flavio Bonfatti, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Dual Licensing Policy – New Way for Software development
Zbynek Krivanek, Ceske centrum pro Vedu a Spoplecnost, Czech Republic
12:30
Lunch : Lunch
13:30
13:30
Closing Plenary 11a: Initiatives Supporting Development of Regional S&T
Strengthening African - European Cooperation in ICT
Thierry Devars, European Commission, Belgium
Strengthening African - European Cooperation in S&T
Fadila Boughanemi, European Commission, Belgium
Initiatives being supported by Finland in Southern Africa
Helena Tapper, GESCI, Kenya
Closing Remarks
Hon. Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science and Technology, South Africa

Disclaimer: This is the Advance Programme, which is subject to change. The Final Programme will be published in March, following receipt of all final papers.

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