IST-Africa 2012 Conference & Exhibition

May 2012, Tanzania

Thematic Overview

The goals of the IST-Africa Conference Series are Community Building to facilitate EU-African research cooperation and successful exploitation of research results, to stimulate take-up of RTD results by industry, Small and Medium Sized Businesses and the public sector, to promote knowledge sharing between commercial organizations, government agencies and the research community, to exchange experiences about the current state of eAdoption at a sectoral, national or regional level, and to support International Cooperation and open up the European Research Area (ERA) to Africa.

Core thematic priorities for IST-Africa 2012 include

- eHealth & Health Information Systems

- eInfrastructures

- Living Labs

- Technology Enhanced Learning & ICT Skills

- Digital Libraries and Intelligent Content

- Open Source Software - Applications

- ICT for eInclusion and eAccessibility

- ICT for Environmental Sustainability

- RFID and Networked Enterprise

- Cloud Computing

- eGovernment & eDemocracy - Secure Services for Citizens and Business

- Mobile Applications (incl mEducation and Social Networking)

- Cyber Security

- Transformation of Research Results into Local Innovation

- IPv6

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