IST-Africa 2015 Agenda

Updated: 2015-03-06 16:21:51

Day 1: 06 May 2015

08:00
Registration : Registration
09:00
09:00
Opening Plenary 1a: Opening Plenary
Opening Remarks
Anthony Muyepa-Phiri, Director General, National Commission for Science and Technology, Malawi
European Commission Address
Morten Møller, GRENEN Consulting , Denmark
African Union Commission Address
Adil Sulieman, African Union Commission, Ethiopia
Welcome Address
Lonely Magreta, Permanent Secretary for Education, Science and Technology, Malawi
Official Opening Speech
Hon. Emmanuel Fabiano, M.P, Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Malawi
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
Panelists confirmed to date include:

Lonely Magreta, Permanent Secretary for Education, Science and Technology

Anthony Muyepa-Phiri, Director General, NCST / CTO MAREN

Andrew Kumbatira, Director General, Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA)

Victor Malewa, Deputy Director, Department of e-Government, Ministry of Information

Adil Sulieman, Senior Policy Officer, Infrastructure and Energy Department, African Union Commission African Union Commission

Kasirim Nwuke, Innovation and Technology, UNECA

Dr Pascal Hoba, CEO, UbuntuNet Alliance

Dr Harry Gombachika, Chief Executive Officer, Malawi Telecommunications Limited

Dr Paulos Nyirenda, CEO, SDNP

Bessie Nyirenda, Management Consultant, Malawi Institute of Management

12:30
Lunch : Lunch
14:00
14:00
Workshop 3a: IST-Africa - Research Capacities & Priorities I
Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Malawi
Gift Kadzamira, 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 Namibia
Ebenhezer Kauhonina, National Commission on Research,Science and Technology, Namibia
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Botswana
Phodiso Potesh Phole, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Botswana
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in South Africa
Zamokwakhe Dlamini, Department of Science and Technology, South Africa
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Mauritius
Iqbal Agowun, National Computer Board, Mauritius
14:00
Session 3b: eHealth I
Chair: Chipo Kanjo, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, Malawi
Towards an ICT Framework to Support a Patient-Centric Approach in Public Healthcare: A Case Study of Malawi
Richard Pankomera, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
Practicing Evidence-Based Medicine in Developing Countries
Juha Puustjärvi, University of Helsinki, Finland
An Approach for a National eHealth Implementation – the Case of Modular Interactive Tiles for Rehabilitation
Henrik Hautop Lund, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
SIEMA: A System to Improve the Access to Medical Emergency Services
Mateus Padoca Calado, Universidade Agostinho Neto, Angola
14:00
Session 3c: Technology-enhanced Learning I
Chair: Gift Khangamwa, The Polytechnic, University of Malawi, Malawi
Evaluating Preparedness for Social Networks Integration into Learning: A Case Study of Inoorero University
Elyjoy Micheni, The Technical University of Kenya, Kenya
Social Media in Higher Learning: Is it a tool for Social or Academic Purpose? A Comparative Study between MoCU, Tanzania and LUANAR, Malawi
George Matto, Moshi Co-operative University, Tanzania
Gamifying a PhD Taught Module: A Journey to Phobos and Deimos
Laurie Butgereit, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
14:00
Session 3d: eGovernment I
Chair: Bessie Nyirenda, Malawi Institute of Management, Malawi
E-identity: Basic Building Block of e-Government
Jiri Prusa, CZ.NIC Association, Czech Republic
Methodology for Improving Data Quality Management in South African Government Departments
Stanley Ndivhuho Malange, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
A Structural Equation Model for Data Warehouse Adoption in a Government Department
Edzai Kademeteme, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
Mobile Visualisation Techniques for Large Datasets
Ingrid Sieborger, Rhodes University, South Africa
15:30
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
16:00
16:00
Workshop 4a: IST-Africa - Research Capacities & Priorities II
Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
Defining Joint EU-Africa Priorities – An Opportunity for ICT Collaboration?
Stephane Hogan, European Commission, Ethiopia
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Swaziland
Vumile Dlamini, Ministry of Information Communication Technology, Swaziland
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Lesotho
Lieketseng Tjokotsi, Department of Science and Technology, Lesotho
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
16:00
Session 4b: eHealth II
Chair: Seyani Nayeja, Mzuzu University, Malawi
The Development of an e-Health System for Health Awareness Campaigns in Poor Areas
Chikumbutso Gremu, Office of the Vice President, Malawi
Mobile Health App to Improve the Quality of Care in Community Case Management in Malawi
Chris Kulanga, D-tree International, Malawi
Use of Data Mining to Check the Prevalence of Prostate Cancer: Case of Nairobi County
Njeri Ngaruiya, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Nationwide Health Education Using Mobile Technology
Sam Kampondeni, Moyo Wanga Private Clinic, Malawi
16:00
Session 4c: Technology-enhanced Learning II
Chair: Kristiina Lahde, Saliens Ltd, Finland
Transforming Africa into a Knowledge-based society: Concretizing the case for Digital Literacies and Revision of ICT Strategies in the Education Sector in the Region
Joseph M. Kavulya, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Kenya
e-Education Adoption in Emerging Economy Countries: Case of Malawi
Marian Mtingwi, Department of eGovernment, Malawi
Mobile E-Learning: The Choice between Responsive/Mobile Websites and Mobile Applications for Virtual Learning Environments for increasing access to Higher Education in Malawi
Chifundo Chilivumbo, The University of Malawi: The Polytechnic, Malawi
Support Given to Lecturers when Providing Mobile Centric Services in Teaching and Learning: A Policy Analysis Perspective
Baldreck Chipangura, Unisa, South Africa
16:00
Session 4d: eGovernment II
Chair: Vasilis Koulolias, eGovlab, Sweden
Mobile Government in African Least Developed Countries (LDCs): Proposed Implementing Framework
John Mtingwi, Office of the President and Cabinet, Malawi
Using Mobile Phones for Public Participation with Local Government in Cape Town
Jean-Paul Van Belle, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Citizen-Centric Critical Success Factors for the Implementation of E-government: A Case Study of Kenya Huduma Centers
Ibrahim Otieno, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Towards Addressing the Requirements for Coordination in the Distributed South African Public Sector from a Virtual Community-Centric Collaboration Process Lifecycle Perspective
Godwin Thomas, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
17:30
End of Parallel Sessions

Day 2: 07 May 2015

09:00
09:00
Workshop 5a: 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
Augustin Nsabiyumva, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Burundi
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Tanzania
Mauridi Abubakari, COSTECH, Tanzania
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Ethiopia
Leulseged Alemie, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Ethiopia
09:00
Session 5b: eHealth - Health Information Systems I
Chair: Darelle van Greunen, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
Developing Capacity for Maintenance of HIS in the Context of Loosely Coordinated Project Support Arrangements
Tiwonge Manda, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, Malawi
A Framework for the Acceptance Process of District Health Information System for Vertical Health Programmes
Achilles Kiwanuka, Health Marc Limited, Uganda
From User Training Courses and Central Support to Creating Local User Competence for Mentoring Colleagues: A Preliminary Study in Malawi
Ellen Bjoerge, University of Oslo, Norway
09:00
Session 5c: Technology Enhanced Learning III
Chair: Noureddine Hamdi, Ministere de l'Enseignement Superieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Tunisia
Using TV White Spaces and e-Learning in South African Rural Schools
Albert Lysko, Meraka Institute (CSIR), South Africa
Knowledge Sharing Framework for Educators in Southern Africa: A Case Study of Secondary Schools in Tshwane South District
Lovemore Motsi, University of South Africa, South Africa
The Integration of ICTs into the Learning Activities of the College of Medicine Undergraduate Students
Felix Majawa, Mzuzu University, Malawi
A Preliminary Classification of eLearning Models
Zebiba Abegaz, Wollo University, Ethiopia
09:00
Session 5d: eGovernment III
Chair: Zauria Saifodine, National Institute for ICT, Mozambique
An Exploration of Critical Success Factors for e-Governance Project Initiation: A Preliminary Framework
Sylvester Hatsu, School of Computing, University of South African/Accra Technical University, Ghana
Assessing Benefits and Impact Creation in IST Research Projects
Kim Jansson, Technical Research Centre of Finland VTT Ltd., Finland
Evaluating the Public Value of E-government Services
Gabriel Kamau, Murang'a University of Technology, Kenya
09:00
Workshop 5e: Identity Federation and Shared Services for Research and Education
Chair: Omo Oaiya, WACREN, Ghana
Overview of Identity Federation and Shared Services – A Global Perspective
Sabine Jaume-Rajaonia, CIRAD, France
Status of Identity Federations in Africa
Tiwonge Msulira Banda, UbuntuNet Alliance, Malawi
Service Providers, Shared Services and NREN Clouds
Ognjen Prnjat, GRNET S.A, Greece
Panel discussion - Panelists include: Joseph Kimaili (UbuntuNet Alliance), Boubakar Barry (WACREN), Bruce Becker (SAGrid), DamienAlline (IRD), Carmen-GloriaLabbe (RedCLARA)

10:30
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
11:00
11:00
Session 6a: ICT4D
Chair: Haitham Hamza, ITIDA, Egypt
Knowledge Sharing in Africa: Perspectives on the Future
Jon Gregson, Development Dreamers Ltd, United Kingdom
Designing for Sustainability: Involving Communities in Developing ICT Interventions to Support Water Resource Management
Fiona Ssozi - Mugarura, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Towards a Sustainability Criteria Model for ICT4D Projects and Living Labs Initiatives: A Siyakhula Living Lab Observation
Shadreck Mudziwepasi, Siyakhula Living Lab Project, South Africa
How Lessons Learnt informed the Development of an Implementation Framework in an ICT4D Initiative
Marlien Herselman, Meraka Institute, CSIR, South Africa
A Lightweight Mobile E-Procurement Solution for Rural Small Scale Traders Implemented Using a Living Lab Approach
Felix Ntawanga, University of South Africa, South Africa
11:00
Session 6b: eHealth - Health Information Systems II
Chair: Jacob Njagih, Ministry of Education, Kenya
A Demographics Data Exchange for Continuity of Care: Is it Feasible in Low-Resource Settings?
Dave Phiri, Baobab Health Trust, Malawi
Strengthening Health Management Information Systems in Malawi: Gaps and Opportunities
Maganizo Monawe, I-TECH Malawi, Malawi
A Socio-Technical Approach to Understanding Data Quality in Health Information Systems: Data Quality Intervention in Kenya
Ayub Manya, Ministry of Health, Kenya
Applications of Data Mining in the Health Sector in Lesotho: A Preliminary Study
Lebeko Poulo, Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Lesotho
11:00
Session 6c: Technology Enhanced Learning IV
Chair: Lieketseng Tjokotsi, Department of Science and Technology, Lesotho
An Internet Mediated PhD Program in Computer Science and Information Technology
Izzeldin Osman, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Sudan
Sentiment Analysis of the ICT4Rural Education Teacher Professional Development Course
Coral Featherstone, Meraka Institute, South Africa
MOOCs for Pre-Service Teachers: Their Notions of 21st Century Learning Design
Jameson Goto, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Cultivating Lifelong Learning: Pre-Service Teachers and their MOOCs
Jacqueline Batchelor, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
11:00
Session 6d: eGovernment IV
Chair: Zamokwakhe Dlamini, Department of Science and Technology, South Africa
The Value of Information - Assessing ICT requirements in Local Government
Bianca Forlee, University of Cape Town, South Africa
College Electronic Voting Environment (CEVE)
Emily Bagarukayo, Makerere University, Uganda
Local procurement in Mozambique: the case of InBid
Albertina Oliveira, Pandora Box, Lda., Mozambique
11:00
Workshop 6e: Synergy for Global Collaboration in Science Powered by R&E networks
Chair: Boubakar Barry, WACREN, Senegal
TANDEM - Strengthening the WACREN Community and Promoting Global Research Collaboration
Damien Alline, IRD, France
Sci-GaIA - The next iteration of Infrastructure and Services for e-Science in Africa
Bruce Becker, Meraka Institute, CSIR, South Africa
MAGIC - Collaboration Tools and Agreements for Global Communities
Carmen Gloria Labbe, RedCLARA, Chile
12:30
Lunch : Lunch
14:00
14:00
Workshop 7a: Impact Assessment of ICT4D projects
Chair: Darelle van Greunen, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
Co-Chair: Alida Veldsman, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
Introduction

Impact Assessment Terms

Definition of Impact Assessment

When to do an Impact Assessment

Impact Assessment Overview

Types and Combination of Impact Assessments Methods

Practical exercise focussing on a specific intervention

14:00
Workshop 7b: Supporting Life
Chair: Seyani Nayeja, Mzuzu University, Malawi
Co-Chair: Joseph Wu, Luke International, Malawi
An Assessment on the Impact of introducing Electronic based Community Case Management (e-CCM) over paper based Community Case Management in the Management of Childhood Illnesses in Rural Northern Malawi
Griphin Baxter Chirambo, Mzuzu University, Malawi
Applying WHO guideline for National Health Information System Architecture Design to Malawi - from Community to Globe
Joseph Wu, Luke International, Malawi
Designing an electronic Community Case Management decision aid for the management of childhood illnesses in village clinics in Malawi- a demo of Supporting LIFE application
Jenny Hsieh, Luke International, Malawi
A Blueprint for Integrated Community Disease Management and Surveillance through the Use of eHealth Applications
Duke Caeser, Luke International, Malawi
14:00
Session 7c: Technology Enhanced Learning V
Chair: Alinafe Mbendera, LUANAR, Malawi
Preparing Teachers to Integrate Tablet Computers into Teaching and Learning
Eunice Eyitayo Olakanmi, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Use of Tablets in Blended Learning: A Case Study of an Institution of Higher Learning in Kenya
Elizaphan Maina, Kenyatta University, Kenya
Student’s Experiences in Using Chat Rooms as Virtual Classrooms: A Case of Kenyatta University Distant Learning Students
Rhoda Gitonga, Kenyatta University, Kenya
Heuristics for Evaluating Usability of Learning Management Systems in Africa
Joel Mtebe, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
14:00
Session 7d: Regulatory Frameworks
Chair: Francis Bisika, Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority, Malawi
Supporting Regulators in becoming more beneficial for society
Nils Jensen, Stockholm University, Sweden
On Bringing Governance into Technology: Case of Internet Governance and Implications for Africa
Chipo Kanjo, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, Malawi
Good Corporate Governance of ICT in Municipalities
Petrus Delport, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
Improved Service Continuity in Municipalities
Ruan Koen, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
15:30
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
16:00
16:00
Workshop 8a: ICT Initiatives in Malawi
Chair: Anthony Muyepa-Phiri, Director General, National Commission for Science and Technology, Malawi
Regulatory Initiatives to Increase ICT Penetration in Malawi
Francis Bisika, Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority, Malawi
Software Defined Radios and Internet Independent Broadband Links Using Tailor-Made Android Apps
Stanley Mlatho, Chancellor College - University of Malawi, Malawi
Overview of Digital Migration in Malawi
Denis Chirwa, Ministry of Information, Tourism & Culture, Malawi
eInfrastructure Development for Malawi
Chimwemwe Khonje, Malawi Telecommunication Limited, Malawi
Enabling eHealth in Resource Constrained Settings
Oliver Gadabu, Baobab Heath Trust, Malawi
Leveraging ICT Initiatives for Development in Africa
Thandikile Mbvundula, NICO Technologies, Malawi
16:00
Session 8b: mHealth
Chair: Iqbal Agowun, National Computer Board, Mauritius
A Model for Mobile Phone Adoption in Maternal Healthcare
Gilbert Maiga, Makerere University, Uganda
Leveraging Health through Early Warning Systems Using Mobile and Service Oriented Technology
Silvester Namuye, USIU, Kenya
Assessing the Use of Mobile Technology to improve Timeliness of HMIS Reports in Malawi
Christon Moyo, Ministry of Health, Malawi
Re-engineering School Healthcare Services Using Mobile Technologies, in the Eastern Cape
Darelle van Greunen, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
Adoption and Use of mHealth System for Livestock Farmers in Karura village in Kenya
David Gichoya, Moi University, Kenya
16:00
Workshop 8c: Mobile GraphoGame Solution to Global Illiteracy Crisis
Chair: Heikki Lyytinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
GraphoWorld Solution to Global Illiteracy Crisis
Heikki Lyytinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Mobile Solution for Better Reading Instruction in Rural Africa
Christopher Kyakukaisha Yalukanda, Zambia National Union of Teachers/University of Jyvaskyla, Zambia
Ensuring Sufficient Literacy Practice with Tablet Technology in Zambian Schools
Gabriel Walubita, University of Zambia, Zambia
16:00
Session 8d: Cyber Security
Chair: Njei Check, National Agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ANTIC), Cameroon
Improving South Africa’s Cyber Security by Cyber Securing its Small Companies
Basie von Solms, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Digital Forensics in the Cloud: The State of the Art
George Sibiya, CSIR, South Africa
Digital Forensic Readiness for Branchless Banking
Yusuf Mitha, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Better Information Security Management in Municipalities
Joshua de Lange, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
An Integrated Internet of Things Based System for Tracking and Monitoring Assets – the case of the Central University of Technology
Muthoni Masinde, Central University of Technology, South Africa
17:30
End of Parallel Sessions

Day 3: 08 May 2015

09:00
09:00
Session 9a: eAgriculture
Chair: Loi Namugenyi, Uganda National Council for Science & Technology, Uganda
Electronic Voucher System: Leveraging Efficiency in Farm Input Subsidy Programme Implementation
Chrispin Namwera, African Institute of Corporate Citizenship, Malawi
Utilization of ICT for Agriculture: A Case Study of Kakamega County, Kenya
Moses Thiga, Kabarak University, Kenya
Bioacoustic Approaches to Biodiversity Monitoring and Conservation in Kenya
Ciira Maina, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Kenya
09:00
Session 9b: ICT Supporting Innovation
Chair: Leulseged Alemie, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Ethiopia
Rethinking Girl Data: The Girl Impact Map
Kecia Bertermann, Girl Hub Rwanda, Rwanda
Leveraging FIWARE to Develop Innovative Applications
Pierre-Yves Danet, Orange Labs, France
Business Process Adoption in Organisations: A Case Study from an Insurance Company in South Africa
Judy Van Biljon, University of South Africa, South Africa
The Adoption of Crowdsourcing Platforms in South Africa
Jabu Mtsweni, CSIR, South Africa
09:00
Session 9c: Digital Libraries
Chair: Gift Kadzamira, National Commission for Science and Technology, Malawi
Physical Security Measures for Computer-Based Information Systems: a Case Study of Selected Academic Libraries in Kenya
Rose Njoroge, Kenyatta University, Kenya
Design of an Open ICT4D Knowledge Repository
Melanie Platz, University of Siegen, Germany
Utilization of Digital Spaces in Information Management Work - A Case of Kenya Human Rights Commission Resource Centre
Grace Were, Kenya Human Rights Commission, Kenya
09:00
Session 9d: eInfrastructures
Chair: Tiwonge Msulira Banda, UbuntuNet Alliance, Malawi
Enabling Intercontinental e-Infrastructures – a Case for Africa
Ognjen Prnjat, GRNET S.A, Greece
Surveying Clouds in a Global Environment
Bruce Becker, Meraka Institute, CSIR, South Africa
eInfrastructure: Next Generation Wireless Broadband Networks for Uganda 2020
Geoffrey Mark Kagarura, Makerere University, Uganda
Modeling the Exposure of Services within Next Generation Telecommunication Networks
Mosiuoa Tsietsi, Rhodes University, South Africa
Design of a Low Cost Television White Space Z Antenna
Jonathan Pinifolo, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
10:30
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
11:00
11:00
Session 10a: eAgriculture & Environmental Sustainability
Chair: Ebony Msikawanthu, National Commission for Science and Technology, Malawi
Heterogeneous Wireless Network Based on Wi-Fi and ZigBee for Cattle Monitoring
Patrick Nkwari, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Scientific Verification of Weather Lore for Drought Forecasting – The Role of Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping
Solomon Mwagha, Central University of Technology, South Africa
Weather Observation via Stratospheric Platform Stations
Sihle Sibiya, Durban University of Technology, South Africa
11:00
Session 10b: eInclusion
Chair: Ebenhezer Kauhonina, National Commission on Research,Science and Technology, Namibia
Factors Determining Digital Divide in Ghana’s Basic Schools
James Sunney Quaicoe, Tallinn University, Estonia
Rethinking Network Connectivity in Rural Communities in Cameroon
Jean Louis Fendji Kedieng Ebongue, University of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon
The e-Services Provisioning as Part of the Millennium Developmental Goals (MDGs): Initiative of Addressing Digital Divide in Rural and Marginalized Communities
Mfundo Shakes Scott, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
An Analysis of Current ICT Trends for Sustainable Strategic Plan for Southern Africa
Nobert Jere, Walter Sisulu University, South Africa
11:00
Session 10c: Next Generation Computing
Chair: Jonathan Pinifolo, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Learning from Nowhere, preliminary experiments
Bruno Apolloni, University of Milano - Italy, Italy
A Maker-Community-Friendly Implementation of a Smart and Green Office Environment: Lessons Learned
Andrew Cyrus Smith, CSIR Meraka Institute, South Africa
A Conceptual Framework for Cloud-Computing Management: An End-user Environment Perspective
Likhwa Mlotshwa, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Using Artificial Neural Networks to Predict Winners in Horseraces: A Case Study at the Champs de Mars
Sameerchand Pudaruth, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Interdependent Enterprise Resource Planning risks in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in developing countries
Carrington Mugove Mukwasi, University of Cape Town, South Africa
12:30
Lunch : Lunch
13:30
13:30
Closing Plenary 11: Innovation and Research Capacity Building in Malawi
Panelists confirmed to date include:

Prof. John D. Kalenga Saka, Vice Chancellor, University of Malawi

Dr. Robert Ridley, Vice Chancellor, Mzuzu University

Prof. George Kanyama Phiri, Vice Chancellor, LUANAR

Martin B. Thawani, Malawi University of Science and Technology

Dr Charles Mwansambo, Principal Secretary, Ministry of Health

Stella Kamkwamba, Director of Agriculture Extension Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security