IST-Africa 2012 Conference & Exhibition

May 2012, Tanzania

IST-Africa 2012 Agenda



Updated: 2012-04-30 18:11:20.033

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Day 1: 09 May 2012

08:00
Registration : Registration
09:00
09:00
Opening Plenary 1a: Opening Plenary
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Chair: Innocent Mungy, Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority, Tanzania
10:30
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
11:00
11:00
Plenary Session 2a: High-level Round Table on the Implementation of the Information Society Track of the 8th Africa-EU Strategic Partnership
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Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC, Ireland
12:30
Lunch : Lunch
14:00
14:00
Session 3a: Cloud Computing
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Chair: Laurens Cloete, Meraka Institute, South Africa
14:00
Workshop 3b: ICT Initiatives in Tanzania
Chair: Hassan Mshinda, Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology, Tanzania
14:00
Session 3c: eHealth - Telemedicine & Supporting Capacity
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Chair: Maxwell Otim Onapa, Uganda National Council for Science and Technology, Uganda
The Opportunities of Exploiting Cloud Computing in Telemedicine: A Developing Country Perspective
Juha Puustjärvi, University of Helsinki, Finland
Building Sustainable Capacity for Health Research in Africa through Cloud Computing Applications
Ana Jimenez-Castellanos, Dept Inteligencia Artificial, Facultad de Informática, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Critical Success Factors for the Successful Implementation of Telemedicine in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
Liezel Cilliers, Fort Hare University, South Africa
SAHEL: A Comprehensive Telemedicine Demonstration Programme to Connect Remote Health Centres in Africa
Ghislain De La Sayette, Airbus Defence and Space, France
Scalable Open Source eHealth Solutions: A Poor Resource Setting Case Study
Yamiko Msosa, Baobab Health, Malawi
14:00
Session 3d: Technology-Enhanced Learning
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Chair: Kristiina Lahde, TanzICT Programme , Tanzania
14:00
Session 3e: eGovernment
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Chair: Isaac Maredi, Department of Science and Technology, South Africa
14:00
Workshop 3f: Accessible Mobile Phone Applications and Developers Tools for All
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Chair: Maria Panou, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece
15:30
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
16:00
16:00
Workshop 4a: Finnish - African Cooperation Programmes
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Chair: Kristiina Lahde, TanzICT Programme , Tanzania
16:00
Workshop 4b: IST-Africa - Linking European and African Researchers I
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Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC, Ireland
16:00
Session 4c: eHealth - Health Information Systems
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Chair: Harry De Backer, EU Delegation to the African Union, Ethiopia
16:00
Session 4d: Technology-Enhanced Learning & ICT Skills
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Chair: Gift Kadzamira, National Commission for Science and Technology, Malawi
16:00
Session 4e: eGovernment – Case Studies
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Chair: Edephonce N. Nfuka, University of Dar es Salaam Computing Centre, Tanzania
16:00
Session 4f: eInfrastructure
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Chair: Zaipuna Yonah, Ministry of Communications, Science and Technology, Tanzania
17:30
End of Parallel Sessions

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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