IST-Africa 2014 Agenda

Updated: 2014-04-27 09:45:23

Day 1: 07 May 2014

08:00
Registration : Registration
09:00
09:00
Opening Plenary 1a: Opening Plenary
Chair: Verna Pillay, Ministry of ICT, Mauritius
Welcome Address
Dan Faugoo, National Computer Board, Mauritius
European Commission Address
Morten Møller, GRENEN Consulting , Denmark
IOC Address
Jean Claude de l’Estrac, Indian Ocean Commission, Mauritius
African Union Commission Address
Moctar Yedaly, African Union Commission, Ethiopia
Official Opening Speech
Hon. Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum, Minister of Information Communications Technology, Mauritius
10:30
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
11:00
11:00
Plenary Session 2a: High-level Roundtable on Implementation of the Information Society in Africa
Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
Mr Suraj Ramgolam, Chairman, National Computer Board, Mauritius

Dr M. K Oolun, Executive Director, ICT Authority, Mauritius

Dr A Suddhoo, Executive Director, Mauritius Research Council

Mr N. Jugmohunsing, Assistant Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology, Mauritius

Prof. A.K. Bakhshi, Executive Director of Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), Mauritius

Zauria Saifodine, Director of ICT Capacity Building, Instituto Nacional de Tecnologias de Informação, e Comunicação, Mozambique

Moctar Yedaly, Head of Information Society Division, African Union Commission

Prof R. Mohee, CSK, Vice-Chancellor, University of Mauritius

Dr H.B. Chittoo, Ag. Director General, University Technology Mauritius

Prof Darelle Van Greunen, School of ICT, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa

12:30
Lunch : Lunch
14:00
14:00
Workshop 3a: Horizon 2020
Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
Joint IST-Africa CAAST-Net Plus Session

IST-Africa
Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
CAAST-Net Plus
Melissa Plath, UniPID/University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Introduction to Horizon 2020
Morten Møller, GRENEN Consulting , Denmark
Agriculture, Health, Environment 2014/2015 Calls in H2020
George Essegbey, Science and Technology Policy Research Institute (STEPRI), Ghana
LEIT (ICT) 2015 Calls in H2020
Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
14:00
Session 3c: Technology Enhanced Learning
Chair: Perienen Appavoo, Open University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Adoption of e-Assessment in Strathmore University
Delphine Mukandutiye, Strathmore University, Kenya
Incorporating a Guided Problem-Solving Method into Activemath using the House Model and Logistic Regression
Kyle Stone, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
Students Experiences of Using Wiki Spaces to Support Collaborative Learning in a Blended Classroom: A Case of Kenyatta and KCA Universities in Kenya
Rhoda Gitonga, Kenyatta University, Kenya
Exploring Three Approaches to Offer Distance Learning Courses through a Social Network of Health Researchers in Three African Countries
Maximo Ramirez Robles, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Are Facebook “likes” Enough to Assess Student Satisfaction in Open Distance Learning (ODL)? An Incursion into Students’ Experience of ODL through Online Social Networks (OSNs)
Mrinal Sohoraye, Open University of Mauritius, Mauritius
14:00
Session 3d: Mobile Applications I
Chair: Sameerchand Pudaruth, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Connectivity within Indian Ocean Islands (Mauritius, Seychelles, Comoros, Reunion and Madagascar) – A case for a Regional Internet Exchange
Mahen Soobron, Ministry of ICT, Mauritius
Towards a Collaborative Approach to Web Service Monitoring: in Appreciation of Connectivity Challenges in Africa
Ishmael Makitla, CSIR, South Africa
Securing Mobile Applications in Hostile Rural Environments
Rossouw de Bruin, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
14:00
Session 3e: eGovernment
Chair: Vyankoj Mulloo, National Computer Board, Mauritius
Case Study Mauritius: Successful Implementation of Innovative Public Revenue Management Solutions
Hannes Venter, SAP Africa, South Africa
Next Generation Citizen Centric e-Services
Vikas Sharma, PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd, Mauritius
Exploring the Success, Failure and Factors Influencing M-Government Implementation in Developing Countries
Olalekan Samuel Ogunleye, CSIR, South Africa
The e-Service Delivery in South Africa and the Contribution of Research Institutions such as the CSIR-Meraka Institute
Nare Mahwai, CSIR, South Africa
State Information Protection Laws and e-Transparency
Edison Wazoel Lubua, North-West University, South Africa
15:30
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
16:00
16:00
Workshop 4a: Horizon 2020
Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
Overview of Horizon 2020 Participation Rules & Instruments
Miriam Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
Proposal Preparation
Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
Discussion, Q&A

Brokerage Session

16:00
Session 4c: Technology Enhanced Learning in Higher Education Institutions
Chair: David Gichoya, Moi University, Kenya
Using a "Flipped Classroom" in an Online PhD Programme
Laurie Butgereit, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
Use of Cloud Computing Platform for E-Learning in Institutions of Higher Learning in Kenya
Tabitha Kihara, Moi University, Kenya
A Cloud-based Architecture for eEducation Content Provision: the Case of Nciba Circuit of the Comfivaba District of South Africa (Withdrew published paper)
Nomusa Dlodlo, Rhodes University, South Africa
16:00
Session 4d: Mobile Applications II
Chair: Vinaye Armoogum, University of Technology, Mauritius, Mauritius
Challenges Encountered by Older Adults while Navigating Mobile Device User Interfaces
Margaret Ngugi, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya
Visual Interfaces as an Approach for providing Mobile Services and Mobile Content to Low Literate Users in South Africa
Muzi Matyila, CSIR, South Africa
The Adoption of Mobile Technology as a Tool for Situational Crime Prevention in Kenya
Collins Oduor, @iLabAfrica, Strathmore University, Kenya
Integration of Mobile, Big Data, Sensors, and Social Media: Impact on Daily Life and Business
Mario Gastaldi, Evonue Digital, Mauritius
16:00
Session 4e: eGovernment II
Chair: Pierre Clarel Catherine, University of Technology, Mauritius
Development of a Data Model for Semantic Exploitation of Municipality Records in South Africa
Desmond Mogotlane, Vaal University of Technology, South Africa
Leveraging Linked Data to Enhance Programmers’ Access to Government Open Data
Isaiah Mulang', Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya
Impediments to Interagency Statistical Information Sharing amongst Government Agencies in Uganda: a G2G Adoption
Flavia Kyeyago, Uganda Bureau of Statistics, Uganda
Towards the Development of a Citizen-Centric Framework for Evaluating the Impact of eGovernment: A Case Study of Developing Countries
Ibrahim Otieno, University of Nairobi, Kenya
17:30
End of Parallel Sessions

Day 2: 08 May 2014

09:00
09:00
Session 5a: eHealth - Health Service Delivery
Chair: Darelle van Greunen, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
Interoperability study on eHealth services for the Sub-Saharan Africa region
Ghislain De La Sayette, Airbus Defence and Space, France
Scoping Global Good eHealth Platforms: Implications for Sub-Saharan Africa
Karl Stroetmann, empirica GmbH, Germany
Linking Risk and Resource Mapping for the Determination of Favorable Locations of Wells in GIS
Melanie Platz, University of Siegen, Germany
Development of a Mathematical Model to Estimate Negative Impacts on Human Health with the Help of Risk Maps and Fuzzy Membership Functions
Jörg Rapp, University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Landau, Germany
SmartPrescription: A Principled Approach Towards Eliminating Prescription Errors in Healthcare
Paul Okanda, United States International University (USIU), Kenya
09:00
Workshop 5b: WS: IST-Africa - Research Capacities & Priorities I
Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Mauritius
Dan Faugoo, National Computer Board, Mauritius
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in South Africa
Zamokwakhe Dlamini, Department of Science and Technology, South Africa
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Botswana
Phodiso Potesh Phole, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Botswana
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Swaziland
Vumile Dlamini, Ministry of Information Communication Technology, Swaziland
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Namibia
Ebenhezer Kauhonina, National Commission on Research,Science and Technology, Namibia
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Lesotho
Lieketseng Tjokotsi, Department of Science and Technology, Lesotho
09:00
Workshop 5c: Tablet Integration into the Classroom: A Case from the Rural Trenches
Chair: Adele Botha, CSIR Meraka Institute, South Africa
ICT4RED 12-Component Implementation Framework: A Conceptual Framework for Integrating Mobile Technology into Resource-constrained Rural Schools
Merryl Ford, CSIR, South Africa
Gamification beyond Badges
Adele Botha, CSIR Meraka Institute, South Africa
Interative Workshop to introduce the Teacher Professional Development component of the ICT for Rural Education Development (ICT4RED) initiative. One module of a 10 module course will be presented to demonstrate how we have successfully facilitated ICT tablet integration in the classroom by teachers with little to no exposure to ICTs.

09:00
Workshop 5d: Exploiting eInfrastructure for Research and Education I
Chair: Francis Tusubira, UbuntuNet Alliance, Uganda
State of UbuntuNet
Joseph Kimaili, UbuntuNet Alliance, Uganda
State of the Research and Education Network Infrastructure in the WACREN region
Omo Oaiya, WACREN, Ghana
Addressing the Connectivity Gaps in Sub-Saharan Africa
Cathrin Stöver, DANTE, United Kingdom
Session 1: REN Infrastructure Roll out in Sub-Saharan Africa

09:00
Session 5e: Cyber Security
Chair: Amreesh Phokeer, AFRINIC, Mauritius
Survey of Practical Security Frameworks for Defending SIP Based VoIP Systems against DoS/DDoS Attacks
Sheeba Armoogum, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
The Development of a Cyber Security Policy in Developing Regions and the Impact on Stakeholders
Ian Ellefsen, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Applying Keystroke Dynamics Techniques to Facial Thermography for Verification
George Henderson, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
An Open Speaker Recognition Enabled Identification and Authentication System
Michal Adamski, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Requirements for Secure Graphical Password Schemes
Mokgadi Rasekgala, CSIR, South Africa
10:30
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
11:00
11:00
Session 6a: eHealth - Health Information Systems
Chair: Khadija Malima, COSTECH, Tanzania
A Method for Selecting E-Health Standards to Support Interoperability of Healthcare Information Systems
Funmi Adebesin, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Health Management Information Systems HMIS) Implementation Characteristics that Influence the Quality of Healthcare in Private Hospitals in Kenya
Jimmy Macharia, United States International University, Kenya
Implementing eHealth in Tanzania; Opportunities and Challenges 2009 - 2014
Khadija Malima, COSTECH, Tanzania
Open Source Software and Bureaucracy: A Case of Health Information System in Zanzibar
Abubakar Bakar, The State University of Zanzibar, Tanzania
Perception of Sudan Peritoneal Dialysis Program’s Staff to Medical Electronic Records
Rafaa Ashamallah Ghobrial Morgos, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan
11:00
Workshop 6b: WS: IST-Africa - Research Capacities & Priorities II
Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Malawi
Ebony Msikawanthu, National Commission for Science and Technology, Malawi
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Mozambique
Zauria Saifodine, National Institute for ICT, Mozambique
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Angola
Antonio Alcochete, Ministerio da Ciencia e Tecnologia, Angola
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Tunisia
Noureddine Hamdi, Ministere de l'Enseignement Superieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Tunisia
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Egypt
Haitham Hamza, ITIDA, Egypt
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Senegal
Toumane Doumbouya, Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche, Senegal
11:00
Session 6c: Technology Enhanced Learning
Chair: Love Ekenberg, Stockholm University , Sweden
m-Learning System Enhancing Mathematical Concepts (m-LSEMC): A Case Study of University of Namibia and Rhodes
Jameson Mbale, University of Namibia, Namibia
Study Examining Whether the Computer Science Curriculum at the Sudanese High Secondary Schools is Adequate to Qualify the Students to be Computer Literate
Atika ElMubarak, Sudan university of Science and Technology, Sudan
Translation between English and Mauritian Creole: A Statistical Machine Translation Approach
Aneerav Sukhoo, Central Information Systems Division, Mauritius
Development of an Amharic-English Subject eDictionary
Martha Yifiru Tachbelie, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Made in Africa: African Digital Creativity
Alfredo M. Ronchi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
11:00
Workshop 6d: Exploiting eInfrastructure for Research and Education II
Chair: Omo Oaiya, WACREN, Ghana
Digital Learning Resources
Bakary Diallo, African Virtual University, Kenya
SKA
Leon Staphorst, CSIR, South Africa
Grid-Computing
Bruce Becker, Meraka Institute, CSIR, South Africa
Session 2: Panel Discussion on Enabling Communities of Practice

11:00
Session 6e: Security, Authentication & Biometrics
Chair: Razvi Doomun, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Information Security Initiatives and Challenges in Mauritius
Kaleem Usmani, CERT-MU, National Computer Board, Mauritius
The Poor Man’s Biometric: Identifying Cost-Effective Biometric System Criteria for SMMEs
Dustin van der Haar, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Choice of Biometrics
Bibi Nazmeen Boodoo-Jahangeer, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Hand Biometrics for Security
Maleika Heenaye-Mamode Khan, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Streamlined Approach to Online Banking Authentication in South Africa and Europe
Frans Blauw, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Online Social Networks to Online Social Malworks - the Evolution of an Industry
Candice Louw, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
12:30
Lunch : Lunch
14:00
14:00
Session 7a: eHealth
Chair: Sejojo Phaaroe, Health Research and Laboratory Services , Lesotho
A Secure Data Access Model for the Mauritian Healthcare Service
Oveeyen Moonian, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
A Framework for Implementing Cloud Computing for Record Sharing and Accessing in the Ghanaian Healthcare Sector
Nana Assyne, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Ghana
An Integrative ICT Platform for eHealth
Ronell Alberts, CSIR, South Africa
Compiling a Prioritized List of Health Data Quality Challenges in Public Healthcare Systems
Marna Botha, CSIR, South Africa
Implementing Modular Interactive Tiles for Rehabilitation in Tanzania – a Pilot Study
Henrik Hautop Lund, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
14:00
Workshop 7b: WS: IST-Africa - Research Capacities & Priorities III
Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Cameroon
Njei Check, National Agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ANTIC), Cameroon
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Kenya
Jacob Njagih, Ministry of Education, Kenya
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Uganda
Loi Namugenyi, Uganda National Council for Science & Technology, Uganda
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Burundi
Tatien Masharabu, Ministere de l’Enseignement Superieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Burundi
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Tanzania
Khadija Malima, COSTECH, Tanzania
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Ethiopia
Leulseged Alemie, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Ethiopia
14:00
Session 7c: eSkills
Chair: Vandana Bassoo, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Uncovering the Competency Gap of Students Employed in Business Process Analyst Roles – An Employer Perspective
Lisa Seymour, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Streamlining Capacity Development for Employment
Bishoy Louis, Information Technology Institute, Egypt
A Conceptual Framework of 21st Century Employability Skills & Competencies in Hospitality Industry of Kenya
Anuradha Khoda, University of Nairobi, Kenya
14:00
Workshop 7d: IPv6 Based IOT/M2M, Cloud Computing and ISP/University/NREN Deployment
Chair: Latif Ladid, SnT University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
IPv6 based M2M/Internet of Things (IoT
Latif Ladid, SnT University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Impact of IPv6 and IoT on Africa
Adiel Akplogan, AfriNIC, Mauritius
Deployment of IPv6 at the University of Mauritius
Aatish Chiniah, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
14:00
Session 7e: Societal Implications of Technology
Chair: Haitham Hamza, ITIDA, Egypt
Beyond Access: ICT Use in Business by Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Ghana and Zambia
Victor Konde, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Zambia
Social Services on Wheels: A Sustainable Model to Improve Access in Unreached Communities
Jecinta Kamau, Kyushu University, Japan
User Willingness to Accept Friend Requests on SNS: A Facebook Experiment
Frederik Hattingh, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
The Impact of Science, Technology and Innovation to the Informal Sector in Uganda
Aminah Bukenya, CNOOC, Uganda
15:30
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
16:00
16:00
Session 8a: eHealth
Chair: Loi Namugenyi, Uganda National Council for Science & Technology, Uganda
Predicting Adoption of mHealth Technology in Resource Constrained Environments
Gilbert Maiga, Makerere University, Uganda
A Review of Factors Influencing e-Health Adoption in Kenya: Barriers And Facilitators
Jasper Ondulo, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University Science and Technology , Kenya
Leveraging Health through the Enhancement of Information Access Using Mobile and Service Oriented Technology
Silvester Namuye, USIU, Kenya
Social Simulation for Optimization of Emergency Health Services Policy
Mateus Padoca Calado, Universidade Agostinho Neto, Angola
Giving Hope to Refractory Epileptic Patients
Antonio Dourado, University of Coimbra, Portugal
16:00
Workshop 8b: WS: ICT Initiatives in Mauritius
Chair: Suraj Ramgolam, Chairman, National Computer Board, Mauritius
e-Government Initiatives in Mauritius
Rajnish Hawabhay, Central Informatics Bureau, Mauritius
eFiling of Tax Returns in Mauritius
Soobhash Sonah, Mauritius Revenue Authority, Mauritius
Rethinking the Education System of Mauritius: Integrating ICT Tools
Ricaud Auckbar, Ministry of Education, Mauritius
Capability of the Mauritian ICT industry to Export in the Region
Neemalen Gopal, Mauritius IT Industry Association, Mauritius
Establishing A Digital Cadastre - The LAVIMS Project
Navinchandra Luchoo, MHL / LAVIMS, Mauritius
16:00
Session 8c: Digital Libraries & Digital Preservation
Chair: Ebony Msikawanthu, National Commission for Science and Technology, Malawi
Direct Desktop-Repository Deposits with SWORD
Gontlafetse Mosweunyane, University of Botswana, Botswana
An Overview of Digital Library Projects in Kenyan Universities
Elyjoy Micheni, The Technical University of Kenya, Kenya
Data Structures for Information Retrieval
Denis Nkweteyim, University of Buea, Cameroon
A Case for Understanding User Experience Challenges confronting Indigenous Knowledge Recorders in Rural Communities in South Africa
Gugu Khalala, CSIR, South Africa
16:00
Session 8d: eInfrastructures
Chair: Njei Check, National Agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ANTIC), Cameroon
Experience and Feedbacks from the Sustainability for the Virtual Atomic and Molecular Data Centre E-infrastructure
Carlo Maria Zwölf, Observatoire de Paris, France
Perun - Modern Aproach for User Identity and Service Management
Michal Procházka, CESNET, Czech Republic
The Role of Governments in IPv6 Transition
Jiri Prusa, CZ.NIC Association, Czech Republic
Using iMENTORS and Open Aid Data to Enhance Coherence of International Aid
Louis Papaemmanuel, Stockholm University - DSV, Belgium
16:00
Session 8e: Societal Implications of Technology
Chair: Lieketseng Tjokotsi, Department of Science and Technology, Lesotho
Raising Girls' Voices with SenseMaker
Rebecca Smith, GirlHub, Ethiopia
Transforming Fragmented Industry into Sustainable Businesses with SMAC Technologies
Subhas Thecka, CHARLES TELFAIR INSTITUTE, Mauritius
The Potential Benefits of Mobile Microwork Services in Developing Nations: Research Opportunities and Challenges
Jabu Mtsweni, CSIR, South Africa

Day 3: 09 May 2014

09:00
09:00
Session 9a: Cloud Computing
Chair: David Gichoya, Moi University, Kenya
A Business Model for a South African Government Public Cloud Platform
Promise sthembiso Mvelase, CSIR, South Africa
Cloud Computing Can Reshape Uganda's Development
Collins Mwesigwa, UNCST, Uganda
Presenting a Framework Utilising the Cloud to Facilitate Asset Management
Willem J.J. Thompson, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
09:00
Workshop 9b: Living Labs in Tanzania
Chair: Kristiina Lahde, Saliens Ltd, Finland
Tanzanian Living Labs - Background
Kristiina Lahde, Saliens Ltd, Finland
Rapid Growth in a New Living Lab
Novat Karol, Elimu Living Lab, Tanzania
The Challenges of Community-driven Innovation in a University-led Living Lab
Joshua Jacob Mushi, Arusha EcoLab /NM-AIST, Tanzania
GROW Leadership Academy - Experience and Social Franchising with RLabs South Africa
Yusuf Ssessanga, Rlabs-Iringa, Tanzania
Lessons from Tanzanian Living Labs - the First Years
Simon Flamand, TANZICT, Tanzania
09:00
Session 9c: Open Source & Open Data Applications
Chair: Roopesh Kevin Sungkur, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Efficiency and Effectiveness of National Systems of Innovation: The Importance of ICT, the Cases of Ghana and Kenya
Liliana Andriano, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Austria
Ambient Intelligence Framework for Web Services aimed at Elderly Users
Maria Panou, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece
SmartTouristData Approach for Connecting Local and Global Tourist Information Systems
Premysl Vohnout, Czech Centre for Science and Society, Czech Republic
SDI4Apps
Zbynek Krivanek, Ceske centrum pro Vedu a Spoplecnost, Czech Republic
09:00
Workshop 9d: NCP Training (Closed meeting)
09:00
Session 9e: eAgriculture
Chair: Rajendr Kumar Ramnauth, Food and Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (FAREI), Mauritius
Cattle Monitoring System Using Wireless Sensor Network in Order to Prevent Cattle Rustling
Patrick Nkwari, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
PotatoSense: A Wireless Sensor Network System for Precision Agriculture
Kavi Kumar Khedo, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
A Prototype Mobile Monitoring System for Hydroponic Agriculture
Loic Ndame, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
FOODIE – Open Data for Agriculture
Karel Charvat, Club of Ossiach, Austria
10:30
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
11:00
11:00
Session 10a: ICT Regulatory Frameworks
Chair: Zamokwakhe Dlamini, Department of Science and Technology, South Africa
Understanding the Maturity of EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres: A Mauritian Case Study Explained
Ashwin Seegolam, National Computer Board, Mauritius
The Institutionalisation of Political and Corporate Governance of Information and Communication Technology in the Public Service of South Africa
Tersia van der Walt, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
The Importance of ICT Policy in Achieving the Health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Tanzania
Manoj Maharaj, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
11:00
Session 10b: Innovation Leveraging Living Labs
Chair: Darelle van Greunen, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
A Model for the Transformation of the Mauritian Classroom based on the Living Lab Concept
Mohammad Issack Santally, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Co-Constructive e-Power Loop – Citizen Driven Innovation in Region Västerbotten, Northern Sweden
Olov Forsgren, Stockholm University, Sweden
A Proposed Living Lab Methodological Framework for Namibia
Nobert Jere, Walter Sisulu University, South Africa
User Experience of Pervasive Healthcare Applications used by Community Healthcare Workers in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
Alida Veldsman, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
Factors Impacting Tablet PC Usage in Low-income Communities: A Case Study of South Africa
Darelle van Greunen, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
11:00
Workshop 10c: Cooperation with Finnish Institutions: Highlighting Expertise and Partnership Opportunities
Chair: Eva Kagiri, UniPID (Finnish University Partnership for International Development), Finland
Strengthening Cooperation on Science, Technology and Innovation between Finland, Africa and Europe
Eva Kagiri, UniPID (Finnish University Partnership for International Development), Finland
Living Labs – UFISA Project
Minna Fred, University of Helsinki, Finland
ENhANCE - A Partnership for Positioning African Universities to Spearhead Development of Local Mobile and Wireless Networks
Edward Mutafungwa, Aalto University, Finland
CIER Project - Converged Infrastructure for Emerging Regions
Juha Zidbeck, VTT – Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland
Networking Session with Finnish Partners - 12 representatives from different Finnish Institutions will give 2 min pitches highlighting their areas of expertise and what kind of partners they are looking for. Participants will then get an opportunity to have one-on-one meetings with the representatives and discuss collaboration opportunities

11:00
Workshop 10d: NCP Training (Closed meeting)
11:00
Session 10e: Environmental Sustainability
Chair: Ravi Foogooa, University of Technology, Mauritius
CrowdSourced Weather Reports: An Implementation of the μ Model for Spotting Weather Information in Twitter
Laurie Butgereit, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
A Wireless Sensor Network Framework for Large-Scale Industrial Water Pollution Monitoring
Yohannis Derbew, Moha Soft Drink Industries (PEPSI), Ethiopia
A Self Green ICT Maturity Assessment Tool for SMEs
Ravi Foogooa, University of Technology, Mauritius
Experience in Implementing Multi-country Energy Information Systems in West Africa and MENA regions
Mohamad Mahgoub Hamid, RCREEE - Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Egypt
12:30
Lunch : Lunch
13:30
13:30
Closing Plenary 11: Closing Plenary
Chair: Vishnou Gondeea, Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, Mauritius
African Internet Exchange System (AXIS)
Moses Bayingana, African Union Commission, Ethiopia
Land Use Mapping using Satellite Imagery - the Mauritian Experience
Maryse Chung, Mauritius Sugar Industy Research Institute, Mauritius