1st TANDEM PODWAG MEETING

chaired by Nii Quaynor (WACREN Chair)
Thursday, 5 November 2015 from to (Africa/Accra)
at Balme Library
University of Ghana
Description
The Policy and Donors West and Central Africa Group (PODWAG) is composed of 20 members representing governmental policy and decision-makers, regulatory authorities, telecommunications operators and international donors
Support Email: secretariat@wacren.net
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  • Thursday, 5 November 2015
    • 08:00 - 11:00 Joint Session
      Location: Seminar Room, 2nd Floor, East Wing
      • 08:00 Registration 1h0'
      • 09:00 Welcome remarks from University of Ghana 5'
        Speaker: Mr. Lucas Chigabatia (CITO, University of Ghana)
      • 09:05 Welcome remarks from GARNET 5'
        Speaker: Mr. Benjamin Eshun (Secretary, GARNET)
      • 09:10 Introductory remarks from WACREN 5'
        Speaker: Dr. Boubakar Barry (CEO, WACREN)
      • 09:15 Brief Introductions 15'
      • 09:30 WACREN and the African R&E Ecosystem 30'
        Speaker: Dr. Boubakar Barry (CEO, WACREN)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 10:00 Introducing the TANDEM Project 30'
        Speaker: Mr. Damien Alline (TANDEM Project Coordinator, IRD)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 10:30 Coffee break and Group photograph 30'
    • 11:00 - 14:30 Session 2
      Location: Ghana-Korea Information Access Center, 2nd Floor , West Wing.
      • 11:00 PODWAG: Role and interaction mechanisms 30'
        Speaker: Dr. Boubakar Barry (WACREN)
      • 11:30 PODWAG members’ statements and Constitution of working groups 1h0'
      • 12:30 Group discussions 45'
      • 13:15 Way forward 15'
      • 13:30 Joint Lunch and Networking 1h0'