TANDEM Final High-Level Conference

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 from to (Africa/Abidjan)
at Azalai Hotel
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  • Wednesday, 29 March 2017
    • 08:00 - 12:00 Registration
    • 14:00 - 15:45 Session 1
      Convener: Prof. Octave Nicoué Broohm (Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Togo)
      • 14:00 Welcome Remarks 15'
      • 14:15 The TANDEM Project – Objectives, Implementation and Results 30'
        Speakers: Mr. Damien Alline (IRD), Dr. Arona Diédhiou (IRD)
      • 14:45 WACREN and the AfricaConnect2 project 30'
        Speaker: Dr. Boubakar Barry (WACREN)
      • 15:15 Coffee break and Group photograph 30'
    • 15:45 - 18:30 Session 2
      Convener: Prof. Nii Narku Quaynor (Chairman of the Board, WACREN)
      • 15:45 Roundtable: Research and Education Networks – Experiences from other regions 1h0'
        Speakers: Dr. Pascal Hoba (Ubuntunet Alliance), Ms. Cathrin Stover (GEANT), Mr. Yousef Torman (ASREN), Ms. Sabine Jaume-Rajaoania (RENATER), Mrs. Carmen Labbe (RedCLARA)
      • 16:45 High-level roundtable: Vision of policymakers, decision makers and end-users on the role of RENs for socio-economic development 1h45'
        Speakers: Prof. Octave Broom (Minister Higher Ed. And Scientific Research, Togo), Prof. Etienne E. Ehilé (Secretary General, AAU), Mrs. Stephanie Truille-Baurens (European Commission), Mrs. Mavis Ampah (CEO, STINSAD Consult), Prof. Hamidou Boli (Commissioner, ECOWAS), Mr. Maman Laminou (Executive Secretary, WATRA)
    • 18:30 - 18:45 Closing