IST-Africa 2007 Conference & Exhibition

09 - 11 May 2007, Maputo, Mozambique

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 2007 are:

- eHealth - Services to Citizens, Personalised Healthcare

- Technology Enhanced Learning and ICT Skills

- Open Source Software - Applications

- ICT for eInclusion and eAccessibility - case studies and policy issues

- eInfrastructures - issues, applications and technologies

- ICT for Environmental Risk Management

- Networked Enterprise - Future Forms of Organisations & Applications

- eGovernment & eDemocracy - Services to Citizens & Business

Related themes include but are not restricted to:

- eAdoption - national, regional and sectoral case studies, cultural and policy issues

- Collaborative Learning and Lifelong Learning

- Digital Content & Digital Rights Management - issues, applications & technologies

- Future Emerging Technologies

- ICT for Development

- Interoperability and Standardisation

- Knowledge management and technologies

- Mobility - issues, applications & technologies

- Networked, Smart and Virtual Organisations

- Open Source Content

- Trust & Confidence