IST-Africa 2017 Agenda

Updated: 2017-02-20 14:02:00

Day 1: 31 May 2017

08:00
Registration : Registration
09:00
09:00
Opening Plenary 1a: Opening Plenary
Opening Remarks
Dr. Eino Mvula, National Commission on Research,Science and Technology, Namibia
EU Africa Research and Innovation Cooperation
H.E. Jana Hybaskova, European Delegation to Namibia, Namibia
Importance of Research and Innovation within the Higher Education sector in Namibia
Hon. Dr. Itah Kandjii-Murangi, Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation, Namibia
Importance of ICT in Namibia
Hon. Tjekero Tweya, Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Namibia
Official Welcome
H.E. Dr Nickey Iyambo, Vice President, Republic of Namibia, Namibia
10:30
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
11:00
11:00
Plenary Session 2a: High-Level Roundtable focused on Role of ICT, Research and Innovation in Supporting Entrepreneurship and Socio-Economic Development in Africa
Panelists confirmed to date include

Dr Eino Mvula, CEO, National Commission on Research Science and Technology, Namibia

Mr Mbeuta Ua-Ndjarakana, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of ICT, Namibia

Mr Festus K. Mbandeka, CEO, Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia

Ms Karin Fröhlich, Department of Public Service Information Technology Management, Office of Prime Minister

Mr Wilfred Kuria, CEO, Xnet Development Trust, Namibia

Prof Kingo Mchombu, Pro-Vice Chancellor Academic and Research, International University of Management

Dr Anicia Peters, Dean: Faculty of Computing and Informatics, Namibia University of Science and Technology

Mr. John Sifani, Director: Centre for Innovation and Development, University of Namibia

Mr Theo Klein, Managing Director, Telecom Namibia

12:30
Lunch : Lunch
14:00
14:00
Workshop 3a: WS: IST-Africa - Research Capacities and Priorities I
Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
IST-Africa Initiative
Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Namibia
Ebenhezer Kauhonina, National Commission on Research,Science and Technology, Namibia
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Mozambique
Augusto Nunes, INTIC, Mozambique
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Botswana
Phodiso Potesh Phole, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Botswana
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Lesotho
Lieketseng Tjokotsi, Department of Science and Technology, Lesotho
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in South Africa
Zamokwakhe Dlamini, Department of Science and Technology, South Africa
14:00
Session 3b: eHealth I
Chair: Charmayne Hughes, San Francisco State University, United States
mHealth in Palliative Care for Cancer Patients & Care givers
Newton Andebe, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Enhancing Management of Nutrition Information Using Mobile Application: Prenatal and Postnatal Requirements
Neema Mduma, The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Tanzania
The Feasibility of Using an Android-Based Infant Fingerprint Biometrics System for Treatment Follow-Up
Paul Macharia, Ministry of Health, Kenya
Mobile Technology for Health Information Dissemination
Nikodemus Angula, Durban University of Technology, South Africa
14:00
Session 3c: Technology-enhanced Learning I
Chair: Jacob Njagih, Ministry of Education, Kenya
Results of Smart Device Based Arithmetic Competition in Blue Nile State, Sudan, in Hindi-Arabic Script
Mohammed Elbasheir, Sudan University of Sciences and IT , Sudan
Introducing Computer Programming in Secondary Schools: A Case Study of NAMTOSS
Tulimevava Mufeti, University of Namibia, Namibia
Rethinking Tertiary Computer Science Education: Let’s have Pi
Anton Limbo, University of Namibia, Namibia
An e-Converter:Digitizing Manual Conversions of Mathematics and Physics Quantities
Bongisa Dyosoba, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
Agile Software Development Methods Practise in Computer Science Education: Adoption and Recommendations in Tanzania
Diana Severine Rwegasira, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
14:00
Session 3d: CyberSecurity, Privacy and Trust I
Chair: Njei Check, National Agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ANTIC), Cameroon
Measuring Cyber Security Capacity Building in Africa
Basie von Solms, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Towards Quantifying and Defining Privacy Metrics for Online Users
Frans Blauw, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Do Users Know or Care About What is Done with their Personal Data: A South African Study
Paula Kotze, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa
Are Organisations in South Africa Ready to Comply with Personal Data Protection or Privacy Legislation and Regulations?
Ntsako Baloyi, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa
Big Data Privacy in Social Media Sites
Nobubele Shozi, CSIR, South Africa
ICTs for Safety & Security
Alfredo M. Ronchi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
14:00
Session 3e: Next Generation Computing I
Chair: Fungai Bhunu Shava, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
Smart Renewable Energy Systems: A Great Opportunity for Developing Countries
Zenville Erasmus, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
An Efficient Cluster-Based and Energy Aware Scheme for M2M Communication Networks
Isaac Woungang, Ryerson University, Canada
BER Performance for Feasible FSOC Deployment in Namibia and South Africa
Abraham Salom, University of Namibia, Namibia
Assessing the Effects of Various Scheduler Types and Class of Service Combinations on WiMAX Quality and Grade of Service
Phumzile Nomnga, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
15:45
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
16:15
16:15
Workshop 4a: WS: IST-Africa - Research Capacities and Priorities II
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 Swaziland
Rejoice Maseko, Ministry of Information Communication Technology, Swaziland
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Mauritius
Ashwin Seegolam, National Computer Board, Mauritius
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Kenya
Jacob Njagih, Ministry of Education, Kenya
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Ethiopia
Leulseged Alemie, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Ethiopia
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Tanzania
Mauridi Abubakari, COSTECH, Tanzania
16:15
Session 4b: eHealth II
Chair: Chipo Kanjo, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, Malawi
A Reflective Analysis of the North-South Research Collaboration in Mobile Health Projects
Felix Ntawanga, University of South Africa, South Africa
Agent-based Interoperability System in Health Insurance
James Liech, National Hospital Insurance Fund, Kenya
A Framework for Low Cost Automatic Pill Dispensing Unit for Medication Management
Gift Arnold Mugisha, Uganda Martyrs sencondary school namugongo, Uganda
Structuring Information on the Web, An Example with Pharmacies Services
Mateus Padoca Calado, Universidade Agostinho Neto, Angola
16:15
Session 4c: Technology-enhanced Learning II
Chair: Mweneni Shahungu, National Commission on Research,Science and Technology, Namibia
Technology in Education and Training – Opportunities to transform Learning
Maike Luiken, IEEE, Canada
Learner Experience of E-learning Mode in Institutions of Higher Learning: A Case of Kenyan Universities
Elizaphan Maina, Kenyatta University, Kenya
An Assessment of Predictors of Learner’s Attention and their Influence to Learner’s Engagement and Learning outcomes in a Mobile Learning Classroom
Ruth Wario, University of the Free State, South Africa
Student’s Experiences of Using Blogs to Promote Experiential Learning in a Blended Classroom: A Case of a Kenyan Public University
Rhoda Gitonga, Kenyatta University, Kenya
Using Log Data of Virtual Learning Environments to Examine the Effectiveness of Online Learning for Teacher Education in Rwanda
Jean Claude Byungura, Centre for Instructional Technology, University of Rwanda, Rwanda
16:15
Session 4d: CyberSecurity, Privacy and Trust II
Chair: Haitham Hamza, ITIDA, Egypt
Towards a Conceptual Framework for Information Security Digital Divide
Emmanuel Chisanga, CITC Namibia, Namibia
A Gap Analysis of the ISO/IEC 27000 Standard Implementation in Namibia
Diana Tjirare, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
Developing a Cyber Counterintelligence Maturity Model for Developing Countries
Victor Jaquire, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
A Proposed Digital Forensic Investigation Framework for an eGovernment Structure for Uganda
Hein Venter, University of Pretoria, South Africa
A Security Model for Namibian Government Services
Licky Erastus, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
A Secure Cloud Storage System for Small and Medium Enterprises
Basie von Solms, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
16:15
Session 4e: Next Generation Computing II
Chair: Attlee M. Gamundani, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
Adoption of RFID in Large-Scale Organisation – A review of challenges and solutions
Abdulbaqi Badru, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
A Data Management and Analytic Model for Business Intelligence Applications
Misheck Banda, University of South Africa, South Africa
Features of Conceptual Blending in the Context of Visualisation
Coral Featherstone, Meraka Institute, South Africa
Elastic Everything - What of the Developing World?
Diarmuid O'Briain, netLabs!UG Research Centre, Makerere University, Uganda
An IoT Architecture for Financial Services in Developing Countries
Suvendi Rimer, Nedbank, South Africa
18:00
End of Parallel Sessions

Day 2: 01 June 2017

09:00
09:00
Workshop 5a: IST-Africa - Research Capacities & Priorities II
Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Uganda
Loi Namugenyi, Uganda National Council for Science & Technology, Uganda
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Cameroon
Njei Check, National Agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ANTIC), Cameroon
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
ICT Initiatives and Research Capacity in Tunisia
Mourad Zghal, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Tunisia
09:00
Session 5b: eHealth III - Health Information Systems
Chair: Darelle van Greunen, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
Exploring Information Assurance to support Electronic Health Record Systems
Liezel Cilliers, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
Digitization of Antenatal Health Card and Integration with OpenMRS Platform: System Analysis and Design
Erica Kimei, Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Tanzania
Design of Tooltips for Health Data
Mari Iversen, University of Oslo, Norway
09:00
Session 5c: Technology Enhanced Learning III
Chair: Maggy Beukes-Amiss, University of Namibia, Namibia
ICT Based Professional Skills Development Programmes: Impact of Demographic Factors on Teachers’ Attitude
Lovemore Motsi, Unisa, South Africa
Barriers in Rural Technology Integration: A Case Study from the Trenches
Adele Botha, CSIR Meraka Institute, South Africa
Using Digital Badges in South Africa informing the validation of a multi-channel Open Badge system at a German University
Marlien Herselman, Meraka Institute, CSIR, South Africa
Electronic Proofs in Mathematics Education - A South African Teacher Professional Development (TPD) Course Informing the Conceptualisation of an E-Proof System Authoring Support Workshop
Melanie Platz, University of Siegen, Germany
09:00
Session 5d: CyberSecurity, Privacy and Trust III
Chair: Towela Nyirenda-Jere, NEPAD Agency , South Africa
Advances Towards a Secure IoT Through Trust Management
Caroline Gurajena, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
Beyond the Convenience of the Internet of Things: Security and Privacy Concerns
Sophia Moganedi, CSIR, South Africa
Mobile Subscribers Vulnerability to Financial Crime over the SMS Platform
Evanson Kiburio, Africa Nazarene University, Kenya
Session Hijacking Attacks in Wireless Networks: A Review of Existing Mitigation Techniques
Enos Letsoalo, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
Pick Location Security: Seamless Integrated Multi-Factor Authentication
Icconies Ramatsakane, PwC, South Africa
Acquisition and Retention of Potential Digital Evidence
Stacey Omeleze, University of Pretoria, South Africa
09:00
Session 5e: Next Generation Computing III
Chair: Zamokwakhe Dlamini, Department of Science and Technology, South Africa
Lightweight Cloud Computing for Development: A Graph Based Data Model
Bigomokero Antoine Bagula, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Cloud Computing Adoption in the Kenya’s Financial Sector: An Institutional Perspective
John Oredo, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Securing M-voting Using Cloud Intrusion Detection and Prevention System: A New Dawn
Moloiyatsana Dina Moloja, Central University of Technology, South Africa
Critical Success Factor Categories for Big Data: A Preliminary Analysis of the Current Academic Landscape
Sunet Eybers, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Big Data: We’re Almost at Infinity
Valerianus Hashiyana, University of Namibia, Namibia
10:45
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
11:15
11:15
Session 6a: eGovernment I
Chair: Vasilis Koulolias, eGovlab, Sweden
An Integrated Framework for Benchmarking e-Governance Projects
Sylvester Hatsu, School of Computing, University of South African/Accra Technical University, Ghana
A Citizen-Centric Framework for Government e-Services Uptake
Mohammud Abu Dawood Mulung, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Evaluating the Effects of e-Government Initiatives on Citizen-centric Goals at Selected Namibian Government Ministry
Karin Fröhlich, DPSITM, Office of the Prime Minister, Namibia
A Citizen-Oriented e-Municipality System for Service Delivery Improvement: A Case Study of Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality
Thabo Linake, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
Challenges to the Successful Implementation of E-Governance Systems in Africa: A Case of Taita Taveta County, Kenya.
Tabitha Mberi, Strathmore University, Kenya
11:15
Session 6b: eHealth IV - Health Information Systems
Chair: Joseph Mudjuu, Ministry of Health and Social Services, Namibia
Boundary Object in HIS: Designing and Implementation of a Regional Scorecard
wilfred senyoni, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Exploring Integrative Approach of GIS Implementation: The Case of GIS in Health Management in Malawi
Patrick Albert Chikumba, University of Malawi, Malawi
Usability for Novices and Experts: a layered design in a case study in Malawi
Jens Kaasbøll, University of Oslo, Norway
Pooling Human Resources Needed to Leverage Open Source Health Information Software Platforms in Developing Countries
Brown Msiska, University of Malawi, Malawi
11:15
Session 6c: Technology Enhanced Learning IV
Chair: Martin Ujakpa, International University of Management, Namibia
An Implementation Readiness Framework for Education Systems: Integrating ICT into Teaching and Learning
Sifiso Dlamini, CSIR , South Africa
An Adaptive Recommender-System Based Framework for Personalised Teaching and Learning on E-Learning Platforms
Munyaradzi Maravanyika, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
Elearning Induction Model for the Uptake of Online Courses: A Case of Kenyatta University.
Rose Njoroge, Kenyatta University, Kenya
Technology-Enhanced Learning Through Sakai (Thuto) at The National University of Lesotho
Lebajoa Mphatsi, National University of Lesotho, Lesotho
Determinants of eLearning Adoption Among Instructors in Ugandan Public Universities
Sonny Nyeko, Makerere University Business School, Uganda
11:15
Session 6d: CyberSecurity, Privacy and Trust IV
Chair: Chipo Kanjo, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, Malawi
A Review of Security Challenges for Control of Access to Wi-Fi Networks in Tertiary Institutions.
Stanford Musarurwa, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
Design and Implementation of an Intrusion Detection System using MLP-NN for MANET
Innocent Mapanga, Harare Institute of Technology, Zimbabwe
Vulnerability Testing in the Development Cycle
Alice van Rensburg, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Development of an SMS System Used to Access Bitcoin Wallets
Nelisiwe Dlamini, CSIR, South Africa
Requirements for Stereovision-based Access Control for Physical Spaces
Brian Greaves, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
11:15
Session 6e: Next Generation Computing IV
Chair: Zamokwakhe Dlamini, Department of Science and Technology, South Africa
Spectrum Regulation for Future Internet Networks in Developing Economies
Luzango Pangani Mfupe, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South Africa
A Scalable ZigBee WPAN for Water Flow Telemetry
Kirori Mindo, Kabarak University, Kenya
Home Intercommunication System Using Visible Light Communications
Olorato Precious Lekgotle, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
13:00
Lunch : Lunch
14:00
14:00
Session 7a: eGovernment II
Chair: Augusto Nunes, INTIC, Mozambique
Understanding eGovernment Utilisation within the SADC
WILLARD MUNYOKA, University of Venda, South Africa
Towards an eGovernment Framework for the Republic of Uganda
Ivans Kigwana, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Evaluating a Mobile Visualization System for Service Delivery Problems in Developing Countries
Ingrid Sieborger, Rhodes University, South Africa
The Use of Sentiment Analysis and Topic Modelling to Understand Online Communicative Ecologies in MobiSAM
Hannah Thinyane, Rhodes Universit and United Nations University, South Africa
Understanding how the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality’s Social Media Platforms are Perceived by Young Citizens
Lutendo Phuluwa, University of pretoria, South Africa
14:00
Session 7b: eHealth V
Chair: Ashwin Seegolam, National Computer Board, Mauritius
A Scoping Review of Digital Health Innovation Ecosystems in Developed and Developing Countries
Gloria Iyawa, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
Comparative Usability Evaluation of a Mobile Health App
Alida Veldsman, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
A Model for Telemedicine Adoption in Remote Healthcare Settings
Gilbert Maiga, Makerere University, Uganda
Upper Extremity Injuries in Sub-Saharan Africa
Charmayne Hughes, San Francisco State University, United States
14:00
Session 7c: Technology Enhanced Learning V
Chair: Sashah Mutasa, International University of Management, Namibia
Evaluating the Impact of Digital Divide on the Performance of First Year Students in an IT Course: A Case of UKZN
Victor Faniran, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Designing and Exploring Study Field Recommender System for Prospective Students
Tlou Ramabu, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
Barriers Towards the Adoption of a Practical Training Management System at the University of Dar es Salaam
Christine Mwase, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Towards the Development of an Agent-based Model for Increased Access to Knowledge
Elizabeth Muli, Technical University of Kenya, Kenya
Using Data Mining Techniques for the Prediction of Student Dropouts from University Science Programs
William Tichaona Vambe, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
14:00
Session 7d: CyberSecurity, Privacy and Trust V
Chair: Nobert Jere, Walter Sisulu University, South Africa
From Risk Factors to Detection and Intervention: A Metareview and Practical Proposal for Research on Cyberbullying
Panayiotis Zaphiris, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Cyber-Smart Children, Cyber-Safe Teenagers: Enhancing internet Safety for Children
Tracy Weru, Strathmore University, Kenya
Humanitarian Perspective of Cybersecurity and Cybersecurity Governance
Rossouw de Bruin, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Applying the Gordon & Ford Categorisation and the Routine Activities Theory to Cybercrime: A Suitable Target
Sagwadi Mabunda, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
An Evaluation of Security Issues in Cloud-Based File Sharing Technologies
Sikhumbuzo Ngwenya, University of fort hare , South Africa
14:00
Workshop 7e: WS: WAZIUP
Chair: Abdur Rahim, FBK, Italy
WAZIUP - Affordable IoT and Big Data Solution in Africa
Abdur Rahim, FBK, Italy
IoT, An Affordable Technology to Empower Africans Addressing Needs in Africa
Philippe COUSIN, Easy Global Market, France
IoT, Big Data, and Cloud Platform for Rural African Needs
Mehdi Sheikhalishahi, InnoTec21 GmbH , Germany
IoT Innovation Community Building and Business Spin-off
Amy Ndiaye, CTIC Dakar - WAZIUP, Senegal
15:45
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
16:15
16:15
Session 8a: eGovernment III
Chair: Phodiso Potesh Phole, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Botswana
The ITS4LAND Project
John Horn, Faculty for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), Netherlands
Quantitative Metadata on e-Government Ontologies in the oeGov Repository
Jean Vincent Fonou Dombeu, Vaal University of Technology, South Africa
Validation of the Framework for Corporate Governance of ICT in Local Government
Petrus Delport, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
Managing IT Skills Transfer in an Outsourcing Partnership within the Namibian Ministries Computing Environment
Irja Shaanika, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
IT Project Management Maturity in South African Municipalities
Silma Koekemoer, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
16:15
Workshop 8b: WS: mHealth4Afrika
Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
mHealth4Afrika Initiative
Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
Implications of Baseline Study Findings from Rural and Deep Rural Clinics in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi and South Africa for the co-design of mHealth4Afrika
Miriam Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
mHealth4Afrika Alpha Validation Results
Darelle van Greunen, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
16:15
Session 8c: Technology Enhanced Learning VI
Chair: Gift Kadzamira, National Commission for Science and Technology, Malawi
Systemic Levers for Change Towards Sustainable Institutionalisation of ICT in Schools
Isabel Meyer, Impact Advantage, South Africa
Information and Communication Technology Platforms Deployment: Technology Access Reaches South African Rural Areas
Tumiso Thulare, CSIR, South Africa
Learners’ Perceptions on The Adoption of Mobile Technology in High Schools: A Case of Otjozondjupa Region in Namibia
Jude Osakwe, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
16:15
Session 8d: ICT4D I
Chair: Marita Turpin, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Development Aid 2.0 – Towards Innovation-Centric Development Co-operation: The Case of Finland in Southern Africa
Lauri Johannes Hooli, University of Turku, Finland
Mozambique/Norway Accessibility Partnership
G. Anthony Giannoumis, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway
Social Mapping for Supporting Sensemaking and Collaboration: the Case of Development Informatics Research in South Africa
Mario Marais, CSIR, South Africa
Evolving a New Community Through Tuckman Model and WhatsApp Messaging Platform
Adebowale Owoseni, University Of South Africa, Nigeria
The Usage of Khudze Multipurpose Community Telecentre in Mwanza District, Malawi
Sellina Khumbo Kapondera, Mzuzu University, Malawi
16:15
Session 8e: Internet of Things
Chair: Njei Check, National Agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ANTIC), Cameroon
Internet of Things Data Integrity
Zinhle Mngomezulu, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Re-Using Old Cellphones for IoT Applications
Karabo Modise, University of Johannesburg , South Africa
How an IoT-Enabled “Smart Refrigerator” Can Play a Clandestine Role in Perpetuating Cyber-Crime
Victor Rigworo Kebande, Malmö Universitet, Sweden
Internet Society Chapter Activities in Namibia
Nashilongo Gervasius, NamShuwe ICT Hive, Namibia
18:00
End of Parallel Sessions

Day 3: 02 June 2017

09:00
09:00
Session 9a: eGovernment IV
Chair: Leulseged Alemie, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Ethiopia
Accessibility and Usability of Government Websites in Tanzania
Joel Mtebe, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Unlocking the Supply of Open Government Data for SDGs: A Case of Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)
Lorna Mutegi, Strathmore University, Kenya
E-voting Experiences: A Case of Namibia and Estonia
Noluntu Mpekoa, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University , South Africa
The Role of ICT in Enhancing Transparency and Accountability in Public Funds Management in DRC
Imaja Itulelo Matiyabu, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Congo (DRC)
Addressing Service Delivery in Rural Areas through Deployment of Information and Communication Technology Platforms
Lebogang Legare, CSIR , South Africa
09:00
Session 9b: eHealth VI
Chair: Joseph Mudjuu, Ministry of Health and Social Services, Namibia
Towards a Deployment Model for eMonitoring of Geriatric Persons in Rural Developing Countries: Case of Kenya
Njeri Ngaruiya, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Fighting Obesity: A Proposed Formula for Calculating Gamified Airtime Rewards for Using Public Exercise Equipment
Laura Martinus, CSIR, South Africa
Managing Diseases Thru’ Asclepios: An Agile Information Exploitation Framework
Lakshmi Narasimhan, University of Botswana, Botswana
A Web-Based Health Patient Information Sharing Model for Namibia (WBHPISM): Case Study of Windhoek Health Centres
Sinte Mutelo, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
09:00
Session 9c: Technology Enhanced Learning VII
Chair: Jacob Njagih, Ministry of Education, Kenya
Learning in a Virtual Class: Efforts to Improve Way of Learning and Environment
Francis Mungofa Manzira, University of Venda, South Africa
Exploring How Technology Complements Constructivism Using a Lesson Plan
George Onyango, Kenyatta University, Kenya
An Overview of FunGIS: Functional Geospatial Information System with an Emphasis on Aiding Disabled People
V Sampath Kumar, Botho University, Botswana
Amateur Radio as a Vehicle for Technology Literacy
Chris Burger, CSIR Meraka Institute, South Africa
09:00
Session 9d: ICT4D II
Chair: Rejoice Maseko, Ministry of Information Communication Technology, Swaziland
Complex Societal Problem Related to the Internet Access and Electricity access in DRC
Isaac Kamiba, Ecole Supérieure d'Informatique Salama (ESIS), Congo (DRC)
ICT and COMPRAM to Assess Road Traffic Congestion Management in Kinshasa
Antoine Kayisu Kazadi, University of Johannesburg /University of Kinshasa, Congo (DRC)
Network Monitoring System for Network Equipment Availability and Performance Reporting
Baphumelele Masikisiki, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
09:00
Session 9e: eAgriculture
Chair: Loi Namugenyi, Uganda National Council for Science & Technology, Uganda
IoT at the Grassroots – Exploring the Use of Sensors for Livestock Monitoring
Ciira Maina, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Kenya
Jaguza Livestock App, the App Transforming Livestock Production and Strengthening Food Security
Ronald Katamba, AFROSOFT IT Solutions, Uganda
The Development of a Mobile Information System to Assess the Food Security of Rural Communities in South Africa
Marita Turpin, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Farmers’ Perceptions of ICTs and its Effects on Access and Use of Agricultural Input Information in Developing Countries: Case of Sikasso, Mali
Suama Hamunyela , Namibia University of Science and Technology , Namibia
10:45
Coffee Break : Coffee Break
11:15
11:15
Session 10a: ICT & Financial Services
Chair: Mauridi Abubakari, COSTECH, Tanzania
ICT Solutions for Financial Inclusion: Reaching Out to the Unbanked in Low Resource Settings
Chipo Kanjo, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, Malawi
Understanding User Experience of Mobile Money Services in Emerging Markets
Gorretti Byomire, Makerere University Business School, Uganda
Assessing the Diffusion and Use of Mobile Payment Solutions: a Case of South African Townships
Jabu Mtsweni, CSIR, South Africa
A Zero Effort Technology-enabled Automated Teller Machine for the Blind
Bekithemba Ntini, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
11:15
Session 10b: eHealth VII
Chair: Puumue Katjiuanjo, Ministry of Health and Social Services, Namibia
eSurveillance for Public Health – An Implementation Approach for sub-Saharan Africa
Karl Stroetmann, empirica GmbH, Germany
Modelling Health Information during Catastrophic Events - A Disaster Management System for Sudan
Ahmed Mustafa, SUST, Sudan
Mitigating Vulnerabilities and Threats for Patient-centric Healthcare Systems in Low Income Developing Countries
Darelle van Greunen, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
Blockchain as an Enabler for Public mHealth Solutions in South Africa
Martin Weiss, Jembi Health systems NPC, South Africa
11:15
Session 10c: Content Technologies
Chair: Gift Kadzamira, National Commission for Science and Technology, Malawi
Digitisation as a Preservation Strategy of National Heritage - A Case of the Owela Museum
Isobel Green , Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
Digitisation Technologies for Newspaper Archives in Zimbabwe: The ICT Requirements for Digitising a Selected Bulawayo Newspaper Publication at the National Archives of Zimbabwe
Delight Sigauke, National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe
Universal Design (UD) and Visual Impairment: Can UD Principles be Applied for Mobile Sharing Platform?
Tuliameni Kanyemba, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
Named Entity Recognition for Amharic Using Deep Learning
Björn Gambäck, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
11:15
Session 10d: Societal Implications of Technology
Chair: Ebenhezer Kauhonina, National Commission on Research,Science and Technology, Namibia
African Ethics for Enhancing Soft Skills in Young IT Professionals in Southern Africa
Wai Sze Leung, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Broadband in Schools: Towards a Definition and Model of Broadband for South African Schools
Merryl Ford, CSIR Meraka Institute, South Africa
Investigating Battery Consumption in Low-End Smartphones: Preliminary Results
Shree Om, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
‘Jobs256’ Mobile App Linking Job Seekers to Job Opportunities
Emily Bagarukayo, Makerere University, Uganda
Understanding ICT Students’ Knowledge and Awareness on e-Waste Management in Tanzania
Zaituni Kaijage, University of Dar es salaam, Tanzania
11:15
Session 10e: eAgriculture and Environmental Sustainability
Chair: Lieketseng Tjokotsi, Department of Science and Technology, Lesotho
"Virtuous Cycles" for Rural Innovation and Agri-Entrepreneurship Development
Johann (Rensie) Janse van Rensburg, CSIR, South Africa
Demonstrating Communications and Control Systems for Smart Irrigation
Robert BASOMINGERA, Carnegie Mellon University Africa, Rwanda
MCDA Criteria Elicitation for Dams in Conflicted Regions - Merowe Case Study
Mohamed Abdallah, Sudan university of science and technology, Sudan
Leakage Detection in Tsumeb East Water Distribution Network Using EPANET and Support Vector Regression
Joseph Kemba, University of Namibia, Namibia
Linking Climate Information to Livelihood Strategies through ICTs: the Role of Integrated Sustainable Livelihoods Framework
Michaelina Yohannis, University of Nairobi, Kenya
13:00
Lunch : Lunch
14:00
14:00
Closing Plenary 11: Closing Plenary
Chair: Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa Institute, Ireland
Development Instrument funding of ICT R&I in the ACP countries and sub-Saharan Africa
Francesco Affinito, European Commission, Belgium
NEPAD Activities Supporting Infrastructure and ICTs
Towela Nyirenda-Jere, NEPAD Agency , South Africa
e-Government Initiative - Lesson Learned
Ndeshipanda Ndilula, Director, DPSITM, Office of the Prime Minister, Namibia
Growth through Stronger Innovation Systems - SAIS II
Flora Ismail Tibazarwa , SAIS II, Namibia
Preliminary Outputs from IEEE ETAP Forum
Maike Luiken, IEEE, Canada