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. Ramata Bakayoko Ly (Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Côte d’Ivoire)
      • 14:00 Welcome Remarks 15'
      • 14:15 The TANDEM Project – Objectives, Implementation and Results 30'
        Speaker: Mr. Damien Alline (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. Ramata Bakayoko Ly (Minister Higher Ed. And Scientific Res., Côte d’Ivoire), Prof. Octave Broom (Minister Higher Ed. And Scientific Research, Togo), Prof. Etienne E. Ehilé (Secretary General, AAU), Mrs. Stephanie Truille-Baurens (European Commission), Mr. Seydou Sissouma (Commissioner, UEMOA), Prof. Hamidou Boli (Commissioner, ECOWAS), Mr. Maman Laminou (Executive Secretary, WATRA), Dr Jennifer BLANKE (AfDB), TBD (IRD)
    • 18:30 - 18:45 Closing