WACREN Conference 2016

from Monday, 14 March 2016 (08:00) to Friday, 18 March 2016 (17:30)
Hotel Novotel (Saly 1)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
14 Mar 2016
15 Mar 2016
16 Mar 2016
17 Mar 2016
18 Mar 2016
AM
09:00
Federated Identity Management - What, Why and How - March 14 (until 17:30) (Saly 1)
08:00
Promoting Open Science in Africa - March 15 (until 16:30) (Saly 1)
09:00
TANDEM Workshops and Meetings - March 16 (until 17:30) (Saly 1)
08:00
Registration (until 08:45) (Saly 1)
09:00
OPENING CEREMONY -Prof. Mary Teuw Niane (Minister of Higher Education and Research of Sénégal) (until 10:30) (Saly 1)
10:30 --- Group Photograph / Tea Break ---
11:00
PLENARY SESSION I – Paper Presentations -Dr Pascal Hoba (Ubuntunet Alliance) (until 12:30) (Saly 1)
11:00 An NREN in a national and global environment: value creation at SURFnet - Mr Bram Peeters (SURFnet)   (Saly 1)
Slides
11:20 NREN survival strategies - Dr Robert Janz (Project manager)   (Saly 1)
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11:40 Mapping the NREN business model using the business model canvas: the case of TENET - Mr Tiwonge Banda (Ubuntunet Alliance)   (Saly 1)
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12:00 The NREN of the Future in Africa - Dr Francis Tusubira (Knowledge Consulting Limited)   (Saly 1)
Slides
08:00
Registration (until 09:00) (Saly 1)
09:00
PLENARY SESSION IV – Paper Presentations -Dr Ibrahima NIANG (snRER) (until 10:30) (Saly 1)
09:00 Internet Number Resources IPv4 uptake and IPv6 deployment - Mrs MAdhvi GOKOOL (AFRINIC Ltd)   (Saly 1)
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09:20 perfsonarUI and eduGAIN federated login - Mr Antoine Delvaux (PSNC/GÉANT)   (Saly 1)
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09:40 Enabling Virtual Research and Education in Environment monitoring - The role of research and education networks - Prof. Björn Pehrson (KTH)   (Saly 1)
10:00 Dynamic Spectrum and the Future of Affordable Access - Mr Steve Song (NSRC)   (Saly 1)
Slides
10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00
PLENARY SESSION V – Paper Presentations -Prof. Nii Quaynor (WACREN) (until 12:50) (Saly 1)
11:00 --- Coffee Break ---
11:30 Towards a Regional Communication and Information Network for the West African Research and Education Network (WACREN) - Dr Donna Oti (CEI Consulting Firm)   (Saly 1)
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11:50 E-Readiness Survey: Know Your Customer – Plan the Future - Mr Stephan Mgaya (TERNET)   (Saly 1)
Paper
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12:10 OAU-METLINK: An Online Resource for Teaching of Physical Meteorology in Nigerian Universities - Mr Adewale Ajao (Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife)   (Saly 1)
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12:30 Virtual Private Clouds Performance investigation on educative network - Dr Issa TRAORE (RITER / Côte d'Ivoire)   (Saly 1)
Paper
PM
12:30 --- Lunch ---
13:55
PLENARY SESSION II – Paper Presentations -Mr Yousef Torman (ASREN) (until 15:30) (Saly 1)
14:00 Advanced Services in Collaboration with Research Community: Creating Locally, Thinking Globally - Rafael Valle (RNP - Brazilian NREN)   (Saly 1)
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14:20 Cloud Infrastructure, an essential component of resource sharing for African National Research and Education Networks. - Mr Babatunde Omogbai (WACREN)   (Saly 1)
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14:40 From National to Global e-Infrastructures - Dr Ognjen Prnjat (GRNET)   (Saly 1)
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15:00 AfricaConnect2 – R&E networking for West and Central Africa - Ms Cathrin Stöver (GEANT)   (Saly 1)
Slides
15:30 --- Coffee Break ---
16:00
PLENARY SESSION III – Paper Presentations -Mr Cathrin Stover (GEANT) (until 18:00) (Saly 1)
16:00 DNS business and security: a role for the academia - Mr Yaovi Atohoun (ICANN)   (Saly 1)
16:30 Just-in-Time-Teaching – State of the Art of a Blended Learning and Teaching Approach? - Prof. Margareth Gfrerer (Ethiopia)   (Saly 1)
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17:00 Experiences from an Online Educational Program in Public Health: Peoples-uni - Mrs Sophia Osawe (People’s Open Access Education Initiative, Peoples-uni, UK, Institute of Human Virology, Abuja, Nigeria)   (Saly 1)
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17:30 World Development Report 2016 – Tech Hubs - Dr Timothy Kelly (World Bank)   (Saly 1)
Slides
12:30 --- Lunch ---
15:00
WACREN ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (until 16:30) (Saly 1)