IST-Africa 2022 Conference

16 - 20 May 2022

IST-Africa 2022 Agenda



Updated: 2022-04-14 22:44:30

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Day 3: 18 May 2022

09:15
09:15
Plenary Session 13a: Plenary 6
Enabling Regulatory Environment for ICT in Africa
Declan Kirrane, AERAP, Belgium
09:35
Coffee Break : Break
09:40
09:40
Session 14a: Content Technology: Applications and Case Studies
Perceptual Impacts of Wireless Network Impairments on Video Streaming QoE using Taguchi Approach
Alex Mongi, College of Informatics and Virtual Education, The University of Dodoma, Tanzania
A Multilevel Clustering Model for Coherent Topic Discovery in Short Texts
Emmanuel Muthoka Maithya, Jomo Kenyatta University Of Agriculture And Technology (JKUAT), Kenya
Stacked Language Models for an Optimized Next Word Generation
Ednah Olubunmi Aliyu, University of Free State, South Africa
Public Sentiments in User Generated Content amid COVID-19 Pandemic in Ghana
Emmanuel Awuni Kolog, University of Ghana, Ghana
11:10
Coffee Break : Break
11:15
11:15
Session 15a: Next Generation Computing 1
Towards Developing a Broadband Infrastructure Dashboard Framework
Nosipho Mthethwa, CSIR, South Africa
Development of an Interactive Remote iLab for a Wind Energy System
Yusuf Kyambadde, School of Engineering, Makerere University, Uganda
Land Registry Using a Distributed Ledger
Nolwazi Ncube, NUST, Zimbabwe
12:45
Lunch : Lunch
13:45
13:45
Plenary Session 16a: Plenary 7
C4IR SA Achievements to Date and Way Forward
Ntsibane Ntlatlapa, Head of the South African Affiliate C4IR Centre, South Africa
14:15
14:15
Session 17a: Next Generation Computing 2
Preliminary Experiments on the Performance of Machine Learning Models
Misheck Banda, University of South Africa, South Africa
Multi-MelGAN Voice Conversion for the Creation of Under-Resourced Child Speech Synthesis
Avashna Govender, CSIR, South Africa
Word-Based Bantu Language Identification using Naïve Bayes
Boago Okgetheng, University of Botswana, Botswana
Case study on Data Collection of Kreol Morisien, a Low-Resourced Creole Language
David Bastien, Hydrus Labs Ltd, Mauritius
15:45
Coffee Break : Break
15:50
15:50
Session 18a: Next Generation Computing 3
Responsible AI, SDGs, and AI Governance in Africa
Kutoma J. Wakunuma, De Montfort University, United Kingdom
An IoT Based Web Application for Tracking and Managing Covid-19 Related Data. A Case of Kenyan Learning Institutions
Jafer Abdikadir, Strathmore University, Kenya
Design of an AMR using Image Processing and Deep Learning for Monitoring Safety Aspects in Warehouse
Nabeelah Pooloo, Université des Mascareignes, Mauritius
Bibliometric Analysis of the Application of Blockchain Technology for Data Security: a Case Study of Global Mission Services’ Digital Platform
Yves Bizumuremyi, Central University of Technology, Free State, Swaziland
17:20
End of 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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