IST-Africa 2024 Agenda (Session Times based on UTC+1)

Updated: 2024-02-22 16:30:28

Day 1: 20 May 2024

07:30
07:30
Opening Plenary 1a: Welcome
07:35
07:35
Session 2a: Cyber Security 1
Threat Modeling Made Simple: Method Aimed at Non-Experts
Mads Andresen, Danish Technical University, Denmark
BYODelving: Unmasking Security Risks in Higher Education Learning Management Systems - A South African perspective
Dina Moloja, Central University of Technology, South Africa
South Africa’s Cloud and Data Storage Readiness – A Policy Review.
Phumelela Mjoli, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Determining the Efficacy of Cybersecurity Awareness Programs on Enhancing WiFi Security Behavior
Joseph Mitao Nguu, United States International University - Africa, Kenya
09:05
Coffee Break : Break
09:10
09:10
Session 3a: Cyber Security 2
Digital Forensics as a Service Implementation: A Scalable Solution for Cyber Incident Response
Paula Musuva, USIU-Africa, Kenya
Towards the Development of a Digital Forensic Readiness Model for 5G NFV Environments
Sheunesu Makura, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Towards a Unified eDiscovery Forensics Architecture (UEFA)
Julius Silaa, Namibia University of Science and Technology , Namibia
10:40
Coffee Break : Break
10:50
10:50
Session 4a: Cyber Security 3
Deep Learning vs. Traditional Learning for Radio Frequency Fingerprinting
Andreas Otto, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Machine learning based approach in network traffic penetration testing-A comprehensive review
Patrick Theuri, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Kenya
Predictive Network Intrusion Identification & Mitigation Model Using Deep Learning in e-learning.
Musyimi Samuel Muthama, Technical University of Mombasa, Kenya
An Optimized Machine Learning Model for the Detection of Man-in-the-Middle Attack in Mobile Edge Computing
Ramahlapane Lerato Moila, University Of Limpopo, South Africa
12:20
Lunch : Lunch
13:00
13:00
Session 5a: Cyber Security 4
A Model to Limit Batching Denial of Service Attacks on GraphQL
Arno Möller, University of Pretoria, South Africa
An Investigation into Telecommuting Impact on Endpoints Security of Corporate Networks in Namibia
Ericky Iipumbu, NUST, Namibia
Block Switching: Defying Fast Gradient Sign Resistance
James Mwangi, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Kenya
The Effects of Sampling Technique and Sample Size on Classification performance of Ensemble Tree Classifiers in detecting Credit Card Fraud
Mcdonald Chogugudza, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
The turning point
Alfredo M. Ronchi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
15:00
Coffee Break : Break
15:10
15:10
Session 6a: Societal Implications of Technology
Improving Digital Equality: The Potential of Data-Free Super Applications
Fazlyn Petersen, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Assessing software safety knowledge and skill gaps in Tanzania
Leonard Peter Binamungu, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Exploring the barriers to digital financial inclusion amongst businesses in the informal sector
Carolien van den Berg, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Societal and Ethical Implications of Technology-Enhanced Agriculture and Healthcare in Africa
Kassim Kalinaki, Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU), Uganda
17:10
End of Sessions

Day 2: 21 May 2024

07:30
07:30
Session 7a: eHealth 1
A Framework for Establishing Evidence for Digital Health Interventions in Africa
Bessie Malila, University of Cape Town, South Africa
ICT for Improved Maternal Healthcare in Uganda: A Systematic Literature Review
Musa Chemisto, Soroti University, Uganda
Influence of Health Social Network Sites on Chronic Disease Management: A Systematic Review
Funmi Adebesin, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Organizational Culture and Knowledge Management Processes in Nursing Practice
Olateju Jumoke Ajanaku, Western University, Canada
09:00
Coffee Break : Break
09:10
09:10
Session 8a: eHealth 2
An Immersive Solution to Enhance Nursing Student Skills of Intradermal Injection on New-born.
Lahai Rois Iradukunda, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
A Computer Vision Approach for Infant Cognitive Monitoring
Leah Mutanu, United States International University, Kenya
Fostering Nursing Students’ Defibrillator Training Using Immersive Technology
Insaaf Ajeraan, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Leveraging Virtual Reality to Strengthen Healthcare in Africa: A Systematised Literature Review of Virtual Reality Emerging Technologies and Applications in Medical Education.
William Wasswa, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda
10:40
Coffee Break : Break
10:50
10:50
Session 9a: eHealth 3
Understanding the Impact of Different Light Sources on the Reproducibility of Skin Spectral Signature for Different Skin Tones
Ajibola Oladokun, University Of Cape Town, South Africa
Application of Feature Extraction and Selection Techniques in Computed-Based Diagnosis of Breast Cancer from X-ray Mammograms
Ebenezer Debrah, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda
Optimization of Stroke Prediction Model using a Hybrid of Heterogeneous Ensemble Machine Learning Techniques
Moses Agana, University of Calabar, Nigeria
Deployment and Innovation Processes of Integrated Electronic Medical Record (EMR) System: A case of University Health Centre Living Lab in Tanzania
Diana Severine Rwegasira, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
12:20
Lunch : Lunch
13:00
13:00
Session 10a: eHealth 4
Bilingual Medication (Med-Alert) Reminder Application for Patients
Rebohele Sehlabo, Walter Sisulu University, South Africa
An Evaluation of Health Data Accessibility and Sharing Features of Smartwatches used by South Africans
Carmen Bekker, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
Auto-Detection of Medicinal Plants using Machine Learning Approach
Onke Simandla, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
The Influence of Politics, Power, and Interests in the Health System Landscape
Chipo Kanjo, University of Malawi, Malawi
15:00
Coffee Break : Break
15:10
15:10
Session 11a: Global Development & Entrepreneurship
Implementation of the Kenya Innovation Bridge using Recommender Systems for the Kenya Innovation Agency
Ann Chemutai, Strathmore University, Kenya
Gender Disparity in STEM programs in Kenya: Case of Dedan Kimathi University of Technology
Juliet Moso, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Kenya
Harnessing Technology for Musical Empowerment: A Study of Rural Musicians in Katutura, Namibia
Shilikomwenyo Nambinga, International University of Management, Namibia
Enhancing Innovation and Entrepreneurial Skills in Higher Learning Institutions: A Case Study of the University of Dar es Salaam's ICT Innovation Hubs
Angelina Misso, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
16:40
End of Sessions

Day 3: 22 May 2024

07:30
07:30
Session 12a: Next Generation Computing 1
Enhancing Systematic Literature Reviews using LDA and ChatGPT: Case of Framework for Smart City Planning
Muthoni Masinde, Central University of Technology, South Africa
A Metrics-based Model for Estimating the Maintainability of Cloud-Based Enterprise Information Systems for Kenyan SMEs
Elijah Macharia, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology, Kenya
DbAPI: A Backend-as-a-Service Platform for Rapid Deployment of Cloud Services
Paul Okanda, United States International University (USIU), Kenya
An Intelligent Chatbot Implementation for Employee Exit Auto-Clearance using Deep Learning
Lawrence Kasera, Strathmore University, Kenya
Design and Implementation of a Load Transferring Machine for Multi-Storey Buildings
Thomas Kenn Yong, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
09:30
Coffee Break : Break
09:40
09:40
Session 13a: Next Generation Computing 2
A Semantic Middleware using Docker and Kubernetes Orchestration Tools.
Yolo Madani, Central University of Technology, South Africa
Evaluating the Techno-Economic Viability of Greenfield 5G in South Africa: A Comprehensive Comparison with 4G Networks
Lusani Mamushiane, CSIR, South Africa
Towards a 5G Equipped Video Surveillance UAV for Public Safety
Thapelo Makhalanyane, CSIR, South Africa
Enhancing Classification and Prediction Through the Application of Hybrid Machine Learning Models
Misheck Banda, University of South Africa, South Africa
Generating African Artistic Styles Using Textual Inversion
Azizuddin Ahmed Biyabani, Carnegie Mellon University Africa, Rwanda
11:40
Lunch : Lunch
12:30
12:30
Session 14a: Content Technologies 1
A Meta-Analytic Quantitative Review of Methods and Techniques for Sign Language Recognition Approaches
Tebatso Moape, University of South Africa, South Africa
Leveraging Twitter Data for Modelling Xenophobic Attacks: A Sentiment Analysis Approach within the South African Context
Elekanyani Siphuma, University of johannesburg, South Africa
Building a Dataset for Misinformation Detection in the Low-Resource Language
Mulweli Patience Mukwevho , University of Pretoria , South Africa
14:00
Coffee Break : Break
14:10
14:10
Session 15a: Content Technologies 2
Dispatching News Based on Exact Location Using Dispatch (D) App: An Alternative to X (Twitter)
Tinashe Crispen Garidzira, Walter Sisulu University, South Africa
Using Pre-training to Generalise Across Domains in Video Misinformation Detection
David Walker, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Analyzing the Perception of Immigrants in South Africa: A Machine Learning Approach to Aggregate Twitter Sentiment Data
Tendai Shoko, University of Johannesburg (UJ), South Africa
Investigating the effectiveness of detecting misinformation on social media using Tshivenda
Maduvha Malange, University of Pretoria, South Africa
15:40
Coffee Break : Break
15:50
15:50
Session 16a: Content Technologies 3
The Intersection Between African Oral Literature and Technology
Theresia Mushaandja, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
Enhanced Image Classification of African Women: A Synergy of PCA and Random Forest Methods
Phomolo Nicrocia Teffo, Tshwane university of technology, South Africa
Universities Ranking Model for LDCs
Mohammed Osman, Merowe university of Technology, Sudan
Token Economy Incentive Structure Conceptual Goal Model
Samela Kivilo, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
An Assessment of POPIA Compliance in Case 1 Municipal Fresh Produce Market
Pheah Malepeng, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
17:50
End of Sessions

Day 4: 23 May 2024

07:30
07:30
Session 17a: Technology Enhanced Learning 1
The Use of ICT in Knowledge Sharing in Collaborative School Partnerships in South Africa
Keagile Ramokolo, University of Pretoria, South Africa
MiLab: a Virtual Science Laboratory for Malawian Secondary Schools
Stanley Ndebvu, Mzuzu University, Malawi
Accessible AR Chemistry Lab for Students in Developing Countries
Frank Samson, NM-AIST, Arusha, Tanzania
Core Dimensions of Sustainably Deploying Digital Technologies in Resource-Constrained Schools in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa
Marshal Musarurwa, University of South Africa, South Africa
WSU-Alert: Emergency Response System (ERS) for Students
Mkhuseli Gongwana, Walter Sisulu University, South Africa
09:30
Coffee Break
09:40
09:40
Session 18a: Technology Enhanced Learning 2
An adaptation of DigComp for the South African Context
Creswell Du Preez, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
Leveraging Web-Based Learning to Mitigate Adult Literacy Levels: Perspectives from Kenya
Martha Ng'ang'a, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya
Socio-Technical Insights Deploying Rural Solar Computer Housings for Informal Learning and Information Access
Kim Gush, CSIR, South Africa
Teaching as a Service: An exploration of educational framework for technology driven teaching for higher education institutions.
Adam A. Alli, Islamic University in Uganda , Uganda
Perceptions of academics on micro-credentials in higher education in Mauritius
Yousra Rajabalee, Mauritius Institute of Education, Mauritius
11:40
Lunch
12:30
12:30
Session 19a: Technology Enhanced Learning 3
Guidelines for effective use of ChatGPT in introductory programming education
Tlou Ramabu, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
The Application of AR in Teaching Symbolic Mathematical Expressions
Elona Mbalekwa, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
LiDAR-based AR implementation for library tours
Mfundo Maneli, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
A Baseline Study on Responsible Computing Integration in Computing Courses: A Case Study of Dedan Kimathi University of Technology(DeKUT)
George Musumba, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Kenya
14:00
Coffee Break
14:10
14:10
Session 20a: Technology Enhanced Learning 4
Building an AI Future: Research directions Africa’s higher education
Anthony Maina, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Kenya
Integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Academic Libraries: A systematic literature review
Anele Mabona, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
Digital Twin Monitoring of Classes and Students
Boitumelo Leotlela, NorthWest University, South Africa
Computer-Based Assessments in Higher Education: Challenges and Remediations
Samuel Faloye, IIE's Varsity College, South Africa
Integrating Adaptive Intelligent Tutoring Systems into Private Higher Educational Institutes
Novashnee Gounder, IIE Varsity College , South Africa
16:10
End of Sessions

Day 5: 24 May 2024

07:30
07:30
Session 21a: eGovernment
Assessing the Usability of Integrated Financial Management Information Systems (IFMS) in Uganda: Case Study of Mbale Local Government
Emmanuel Eilu, Uganda Christian University, Uganda
E-HRM Practices and Public Value Creation. A Case of County Government in Kenya
Gabriel Kamau, Murang'a University of Technology, Kenya
Online Digital ID Card Wallet Database System
Martin Mabeifam Ujakpa, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Deciphering Policy Narratives in Namibia's E-Government Evolution: Retrospective Analysis
Frieda Nanyeni-kanyemba, IUM, Namibia
Implementation of the Online Grants Management Systems in nascent STI systems: The Case of Science Granting Councils in Africa
Collins Mwesigwa, UNCST, Uganda
09:30
Coffee Break
09:40
09:40
Session 22a: Energy and eInfrastructures
Renewable energy driving technology-enabled social outcomes: 1 PWR Mini-grids Ha Makeba
Kekeletso Molebatsi, Disrupt Technology Advisors , South Africa
Towards Smart Villages: Enhancing Solar Panel Output Efficiency through Automated Dust Cleaning
Bhekisisa Dube, National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe
A Solar PV Hybrid System Sizing Procedure for the South African Tourism Industry
Bradley Mercuur, Lean Energy, South Africa
Challenges of Migration from 2G to 3G/4G of Mobile Broadband Connectivity and Services in Tanzania
Moses Ismail, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
FACTORS INFLUENCING THE INTEGRATION OF ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION IN BANKING
Komla Pillay, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
11:40
Lunch
12:30
12:30
Session 23a: eAgriculture and Environmental Sustainability 1
The Perceived Influence of Internet of Things on Precision Agriculture for Small-Scale Farming
Tinashe Chizema, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
Design and Implementation of an IoT-based Smart Household Biogas Digester
Francis Aweenagua, Ashesi University, Ghana
Tailoring, Access, and Creation of Digital Content: Catalysts for Agricultural Development for Smallholder Farmers
Jimmy Macharia, United States International University, Kenya
Mapping of the Maize Area Using Remotely Detected Multispectral and Radar Images Based on a Random Forest Machine Learning Algorithm
Simbarashe Jombo, Sol Plaatje University, South Africa
14:00
Coffee Break
14:10
14:10
Session 24a: eAgriculture and Environmental Sustainability 2
Urban Gardens Impact in Food and Environmental Sustainability: Study Case of Aguascalientes Mexico
Maria-Teresa Hernandez-Herrera, Universidad Panamericana Bonaterra, Mexico
Integrating Fuzzy Logic, Solar Power and IoT for Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring in Cage Fish Culture
Aggrey Shitsukane, Technical University of Mombasa, Kenya
Ensemble Deep and Machine Learning for Improving Short-Term Water Demand Forecast in Cities
Paul Toto, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya
AI-DRIVEN CARBON EMISSIONS TRACKING AND MITIGATION MODEL
Billy Ochieng, Kisii University, Kenya
15:40
End of Sessions