UbuntuNet-Connect 2019

from Thursday, 31 October 2019 (06:00) to Friday, 1 November 2019 (21:30)
Madagascar

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
31 Oct 2019
1 Nov 2019
AM
07:00
UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 (until 08:00) ()
08:30
UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 - Hastings Ndebvu (UbuntuNet Alliance) (until 10:30) ()
08:30 Introduction and Welcome Remarks - Harinaina RAVELOMANANTSOA (i RENALA)   ()
08:35 Welcome Remarks - NICOLAS RAFT RAZAFINDRAKOTO (MARRIED)   ()
08:40 Welcome Remarks - Dr Matthews Mtumbuka (UbuntuNet Alliance)   ()
08:50 Welcome Remarks - Stephen Simukanga (Chairperson, ubuntuNet Alliance)   ()
09:00 Goodwill Messages (1 minute each)   ()
09:10 Remarks from Representative from French Embassy in Madagascar - Mr Patrick Perez   ()
09:15 Remarks from the European Union Ambassador to Madagascar - H. E. Giovanni Di Girolamo   ()
09:25 Remarks From Guest of Honor: Representative from Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research - Mr Andry RASOANAIVO   ()
09:30 Why Do NRENs Matter - Lala Andriamampianina (iRENALA) Mrs Sabine Jaume-Rajaonia (RENATER)   ()
09:50 Keynote Address ; Enhancing Digital Transformation for Collaborative Research and Education in Africa: The Role of Key Players - Dr Josephine Larbi-Apau   ()
10:10 AfricaConnect2 Network Launch   ()
10:30 --- Group Photo, Exhibition, Health Break ---
11:00
UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 -Dr Magreth Mushi (until 13:00) ()
11:00 Collaborating for connectivity around the globe - Mr Alexander van den Hil (SURF)   ()
11:20 Collaborative opportunity to leverage network infrastructure in the southern hemisphere between Africa, Brazil, and the U.S. - Dr Heidi Morgan (USC-Information Sciences Institute)   ()
11:40 European Open Science Cloud: perspectives for the UbuntuNet region and beyond - Dr Ognjen Prnjat (GRNET - Greek NREN)   ()
12:00 Research and Education Networking Across the African Continent –From the AfricaConnect2 towards the AfricaConnect3 project and GÉANT´s global activities - Tom Fryer (GÉANT)   ()
12:20 Case Study - Research Contract Management for Stellenbosch University South Africa - Mr Ian Bayley (SIS Global)   ()
12:40 Wireless Patient Monitoring System - Ms Rumbizai Chitakunye   ()
08:00
UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 - Alexander van den Hil (SURFnet) (until 10:50) ()
08:30 How RENU Identity Federation (RIF) has been an enabler for research at the NIH ICER Uganda - Mr LLOYD SSENTONGO (NIH ICER Uganda)   ()
08:50 eduroam in Cape Town - Guy Halse (TENET/SAFIRE)   ()
09:10 RNP's strategy for deploying optical infrastructure in partnership with electrical companies - Eduardo Grizendi (RNP - Rede Nacional de Educação e Pesquisa)   ()
09:30 Proactive Engagement: Practical Strategies for Identifying and Interacting with End Users - Edward Moynihan (Indiana University)   ()
09:50 Academia and Domain names Universal Acceptance readiness - Yaovi Autohon   ()
10:10 AFRINIC and RENs - Madhvi Gokool (AFRINIC Ltd)   ()
10:30 Plate-forme de paiement au sein des et entre Universités d’un NREN - Prof. Nicolas Raft RAZAFINDRAKOTO (Université d'Antananarivo)   ()
10:50 --- Health Break ---
11:10
UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 - Bonny Khunga (ZAMREN) (until 13:30) ()
11:10 Lessons learnt from collaborative efforts of WIMEA-ICT project in improving weather information management - Mary Nsabagwa (Makerere University)   ()
11:30 Nurturing the culture of collaborative ecosystems using real-time communication: sharing experiences from three institutions - Prof. Chrispen Chiome Prof. Chrispen Chiome (Zimbabwe Open University) Prof. Chrispen Chiome (Zimbabwe Open University)   ()
11:50 Overcoming Barriers: Enhancing Cyber Security Education and Awareness Through Cloud Based Cyber Security Competitions - Mrs Mercy Chitauro (Namibia University of Science and Technology)   ()
12:10 Influence of Design-Reality gaps on Electronic Medical Records use: The case of Malawian Health Centres - Chifundo Chilivumbo (Villagereach)   ()
12:30 Innovative Approaches to Funding Connectivity for Higher Education and Research Institutions: the Case of SomaliREN Member Institutions - Mr Ahmed Siyad   ()
12:50 TENET's TVET Connectivity Project - Duncan Greaves   ()
13:10 Challenges for NRENs Technical Training Services: The case of MoRENet - Mr Moises Mucelo (MoRENet) Mr Lourino Chemane (MoRENet)   ()
PM
13:00 --- Lunch ---
14:00
UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 - Sabine JAUME-RAJAONIA (RENATER) (until 15:40) ()
14:00 Librarians as Resource auditors in Digital Learning landscape: A case with UNESWA and its blended learning projects - Dr John Anbu (University of Eswatini)   ()
14:20 Collaboration in Research and Education in the Digital Space: The Case for Library Consortia Licensing to Scientific Information in the African Region - Prof. Joseph Muema Kavulya (The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya)   ()
14:40 A Collaboration for the Search of Innovative Ideas - Monthly R-Hackathons/Hackfests at Ethiopian Universities as an Example - Mr Dagim Mengesha (Addis Ababa University) Dr Margareth Gfrerer (Higher Education Strategy Center)   ()
15:00 Digital collaboration tools in providing library services: the case of higher learning institutions - Wulystan Mtega (Sokoine University of Agriculture)   ()
15:20 Setting up a computerized alarm system in ASECNA's sensitive premises - Andriantsiriniaina RANIVOARISON (IST Antananarivo)   ()
15:40 --- Health Break ---
16:00
UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 - Nicholas Mbonimpa (Research and Education Network for Uganda (RENU)) (until 17:30) ()
19:00 --- Conference Dinner ---
13:30 --- Lunch ---
14:30
UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 - Hastings Ndebvu (UbuntuNet Alliance) (until 21:30) ()
14:30 Closing Keynote - Prof. Andrew Russell Taylor (University of Cape Town)   ()
15:00 UbuntuNet Alliance Community Awards   ()
15:10 Closing Remarks from Guest of Honor   ()
15:30 Closing Remarks from iRENALA CEO - Harinaina RAVELOMANANTSOA (i RENALA)   ()
15:40 Closing Remarks from UbuntuNet Alliance CEO - Dr Matthews Mtumbuka (UbuntuNet Alliance)   ()
15:50 Closing Remarks from UbuntuNet Alliance Chairperson - Stephen Simukanga (Chairperson, ubuntuNet Alliance)   ()
19:00 Meet and Greet Cocktail: Le Fred Hotel   ()