Workshop Towards an African Open Science Platform Infrastructure Framework

Wednesday, 1 November 2017 - 08:00


        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
1 Nov 2017
AM
08:00
Registration (until 09:00) ()
09:00
Opening & Welcome Remarks -Mr Zelalem Assefa (until 09:50) ()
09:00 Welcome Remarks from the Host, EthERNet - Mr Zelalem Assefa (EthERNet)   ()
09:10 Welcome Remarks from Ethiopian Academy of Sciences (EAS) - Prof. Masresha Fetene (Ethiopian Academy of Sciences)   ()
09:20 Welcome Remarks from the African Open Science Platform (AOSP) - Ms Susan Veldsman (Academy of Sciences of South Africa)   ()
09:30 Welcome Remarks from UbuntuNet Alliance - Dr Pascal Hoba (UbuntuNet Alliance)   ()
09:40 Welcome Remarks from the Ethiopian Government - Prof. Afework Kassu (State Minister for Science and Technology)   ()
09:50
Session 1: Context -Dr Margareth Gfrerer (Education Strategy Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) (until 11:00) ()
09:50 African Open Data/Open Science Agenda - Ms Susan Veldsman (Academy of Sciences of South Africa)   ()
Slides
10:15 Ethiopia Open Data/Open Science Agenda - Mr Teklemichael T. Wordafa   ()
Slides
10:40 Discussion   ()
11:00 --- Health break and refreshments ---
11:30
Session 2: Training & Capacity Building Needs -Prof. Masresha Fatene (until 13:30) ()
11:30 Competency Framework: Computer/Networks/Systems/Data Infrastructure Engineers, Statisticians, Data Scientists, Librarians, Data Curators & Researchers, perspectives from NICIS - Wim Hugo   ()
Slides
11:55 Basic collaboration skills for e-infrastructure engineers (experience from Africa-Arabia ROC and Sci-GaIA) - Dr Bruce Becker (CSIR Meraka Institute)   ()
ORCID
Slides
12:20 Conjugating Open Science and Open Education: the Sci-GaIA e-Research Hackfest model - Roberto Barbera (University of Catania)   ()
ORCID profile
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12:45 Data Carpentry - Ms Anelda van der Walt (TALARIFY)   ()
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13:10 Discussion   ()
PM
13:30 --- Lunch ---
14:30
Session 3: Technical Infrastructure Requirements -Dr Simon Hodson (until 16:05) ()
14:30 Role and Progress by UbuntuNet Alliance and NRENs - Dr Pascal Hoba (UbuntuNet Alliance)   ()
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14:55 Developments in Regional SADC Cyberinfrastructure to Support Open Data and Open Science, SKA - Dr Tshiamo Motshengwa   ()
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15:20 Ethiopian Cyberinfrastructure - Mr Zelalem Assefa (EthERNet)   ()
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15:45 Discussion and Wayforward   ()