IST-Africa 2007 Conference & Exhibition

09 - 11 May 2007, Maputo, Mozambique

IST-Africa 2007 Agenda



Updated: 2007-05-29 11:47:59.31

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Day 1: 09 May 2007

08:00
Registration & Coffee
09:00
09:00
Opening Plenary 1a
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Chair: Salomão Manhiça, ICT Policy Implementation Technical Unit (UTICT), Mozambique
11:30
Coffee Break: Exhibition & Networking
12:00
12:00
Opening Plenary 2a
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13:00
Lunch: Exhibition & Networking
14:00
14:00
Session 3a: Networked Business for SMEs
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Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC, Ireland
14:00
Session 3b: Interoperability & Change Management for Public Administration
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Chair: Harold Wesso, Meraka eSkills Institute, South Africa
14:00
Session 3c: Technology Enhanced Learning in Schools
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Chair: Enock Mpenzwa, Ministry of Communications, Science and Technology, Tanzania
14:00
Workshop 3d: Challenges and Opportunities for African-European ICT Partnerships in FP7
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Chair: Mmboneni Muofhe, Department of Science & Technology, South Africa
15:30
Coffee Break: Exhibition & Networking
16:00
16:00
Session 4a: Collaboration Networks & Industrial Applications
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Chair: Jorge Grazina, European Commission, Belgium
16:00
Workshop 4b: Mozambique Government Electronic Network (GovNet) - Present and Future
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Chair: Salomão Manhiça, ICT Policy Implementation Technical Unit (UTICT), Mozambique
16:00
Session 4c: Technology Enhanced Learning in Higher Education
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Chair: Wallace Taylor, TISI - The Information Society Institute, South Africa
16:00
Workshop 4d: Expansion of European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) to Africa - Opportunities, Synergies, Benefits, Limitations
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Chair: Christian Merz, SAP AG, Germany
17:30
Exhibition & Networking
17:40
17:40
Tutorial 5a: Networked Enterprise: EU-funded projects & FP7
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17:40
Tutorial 5b: eInfrastructures: EU-funded projects & FP7
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17:40
Tutorial 5c: Future Internet, IPV6 and Beyond, An Opportunity for Africa?
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18:30
Networking Reception

Day 2: 10 May 2007

09:00
09:00
Session 6a: eInfrastructure 1: Towards Next Generation Networks
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Chair: Américo Muchanga, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique
09:00
Session 6b: eGovernment - Policy Issues
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Chair: Henry Alamango, COMNET-IT, Malta
09:00
Workshop 6c: Curriculum Development for ICT4D: The Case of Mozambique
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Chair: Zauria Saifodine, National Institute for ICT, Mozambique
09:00
Session 6d: eHealth 1: Telemedicine Applications & Case Studies
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Chair: Maurice Mars, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Medical-Knowledge Management System for Distributed Health care in Africa: ICT to Harness Medical-knowledge Sharing in a Remote Clinic Desk
Richard Silumbe, Zambia Research and Development Centre, Zambia
Health Information Systems for Community Based Health Workers: A Case for Mobile and Wireless Technologies
Adesina Iluyemi, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Tele-homecare Supported by the DITIS Collaborative Platform
Andreas Pitsillides, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Postgraduate Medical Education: Videoconferencing a Possible Solution for Africa?
Maurice Mars, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
10:30
Coffee Break: Exhibition & Networking
11:00
11:00
Workshop 7a: eInfrastructures as "Bridges" across the Digital Gap
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Chair: Luciano Milanesi, CNR, Italy
11:00
Session 7b: eGovernment - Case Studies
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Chair: Gareth MacNaughton, Cisco Systems, United Kingdom
11:00
Session 7c: Technology Enhanced Learning Leveraging Mobile Devices
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Chair: Richard Stevens, -, Italy
11:00
Session 7d: eHealth 2: ICT & HIV/AIDS
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Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC, Ireland
12:30
Lunch: Exhibition & Networking
14:00
14:00
Session 8a: eInfrastructure 3: Leveraging Telecommunications
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Chair: Lourino Chemane, ICT Policy Implementation Technical Unit (UTICT), Mozambique
14:00
Session 8b: eGovernment - Applications
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Chair: Richard Stevens, -, Italy
14:00
Session 8c: Technology Enhanced Learning & Lifelong Learning
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Chair: Johannes Cronje, University of Pretoria, South Africa
14:00
Session 8d: eHealth 3: Health Information Systems
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Chair: José Leopoldo Nhampossa, Eduardo Mondlane University , Mozambique
15:30
Coffee Break: Exhibition & Networking
16:00
16:00
Session 9a: Quality of Service & Business Models
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Chair: Laurens Cloete, Meraka Institute, South Africa
16:00
Workshop 9b: Complexity of e-Government in Africa
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Chair: Roberta Bernardi, Warwick Business School, United Kingdom
16:00
Workshop 9c: Technology Enhanced ICT Training
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Chair: Amany Atef, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Egypt
16:00
Workshop 9d: HIS in Africa: How to Ensure Sustainable Information Systems and Technologies in Health?
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Chair: Jørn Braa, University of Oslo, Norway
17:30
Exhibition & Networking

Day 3: 11 May 2007

09:00
09:00
Workshop 10a: Piloting Solutions for Reversing Brain Drain into Brain Gain for Africa
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Chair: Martin Antony Walker, Hewlett Packard, Switzerland
09:00
Session 10b: Environmental Risk Management
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Chair: Ralf Denzer, Environmental Informatics Group, Germany
09:00
Session 10c: eAdoption & eInclusion - Addressing the Digital Divide
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Chair: Paulo Maculuve, Banco de Moçambique, Mozambique
09:00
Workshop 10d: Community-owned Wireless Networks
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Chair: Chris Morris, Internet Society, South Africa
10:30
Coffee Break: Exhibition & Networking
10:45
10:45
Session 11a: Trust & Security
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Chair: Ilari Lindy, World Bank, United States
10:45
Workshop 11b: ICT for Environment and Security in Africa
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Chair: Bernard Stevenot, SPACEBEL, Belgium
Co-Chair: Ralf Denzer, Environmental Informatics Group, Germany
10:45
Workshop 11c: Active Age
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Chair: Richard Ennals, Kingston University, United Kingdom
10:45
Workshop 11d: Tools and Methods in North/South Partnership for Research
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Chair: Bernard Philippe, INRIA/IRISA, France
Co-Chair: Mohamed Jaoua, University of Nice, France
12:15
Lunch: Exhibition & Networking
13:00
13:00
Closing Plenary 12a
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Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC, Ireland

Disclaimer: This is the Advance Programme, which is subject to change. The Final Programme will be published in March, following receipt of all final papers.

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