2nd TANDEM Workshop

Saly 1 (Hotel Novotel)

Saly 1

Hotel Novotel

Avenue Abdoulaye Fadiga, Dakar 18524, Senegal
With a particular focus on specific thematic topics (health, food security, environment), TANDEM workshops present the opportunity to: (i) spread awareness and (ii) debate with national and regional stakeholders (governmental authorities, regulatory bodies, deciders of research and education institutions, donors).
    • 09:00 09:10
      Welcome Remarks

      Welcome remarks from snRER, WACREN, TANDEM

    • 09:10 10:30
      Setting the Scene

      Presentations and updates from snRER, WACREN, TANDEM

      • 09:10
        snRER Update 30m
        Speaker: Dr Ibrahima NIANG (snRER)
      • 09:40
        WACREN Update 30m
        Speaker: Dr Boubakar Barry (WACREN)
      • 10:10
        TANDEM Update 20m
        Speaker: Mr Damien Alline (IRD)
    • 10:30 11:00
      Coffee, Networking & Group Photo 30m
    • 11:00 13:00
      National: TANDEM in snRER
      • 11:00
        TANDEM Survey Preliminary Findings 30m
        Speaker: Dr Simon Taylor (Brunel University London, UK)
      • 11:30
        Computational Complexity and Resource needs in Genomic Data Analysis 30m
        Speaker: Dr Chiekh Loucoubar (l'Institut Pasteur de Dakar)
      • 12:00
        Spatialisation et suivi de phénomènes environnementaux à partir d'images satellitaires. 30m
        Spatial and monitoring environmental phenomena from satellite images
        Speaker: Dr Dah DIENG (Université Gaston Berger)
      • 12:30
        A Regional Research Platform on Climate Change, Environment and Rural Societies 30m
        Speaker: Dr Jean-Luc Chotte (IRD)
    • 13:00 14:00
      Lunch 1h
    • 14:00 15:30
      Regional: TANDEM in WACREN
      • 14:00
        NRENs and e-Infrastructure as a Rescue for the Atmospheric Sciences 30m
        How NRENs and e-infrastructure address some of issues facing atmospheric science research.
        Speaker: Prof. Gbenga Jegede (Atmospheric Physics Research Group, OAU, Ile-Ife, Nigeria)
      • 14:30
        WiABox 2507: Project Initiative for an Open Wireless Access Technology alternative for Broadband Internet access in rural areas 30m
        WiABox 2507 is a multi-band and broadband wireless access technology able to operate in a range instead of dedicated frequencies for delivering reliable and sustainable ubiquitous services in rural areas, mainly in developing countries.
        Speaker: Prof. Thomas Djotio Ndié (Inria IoT4D Associate Team's International Principal Investigator)
      • 15:00
        WACREN Focal Point Network 30m
        Speaker: Dr Eyouléki T. G. Venant PALANGA (WACREN)
    • 15:30 16:00
      Coffee & Networking 30m
    • 16:00 18:00
      TANDEM Community Workshop

      For TANDEM Focal Points and NREN Managers only

      Conveners: Ms Carmen Gloria Labbé (RedCLARA), Mr Chris Rohrer (UbuntuNet Alliance), Dr Eyouléki T. G. Venant PALANGA (WACREN)
      • 16:00
        Welcome 15m
      • 16:15
        Workplan (goals and impact) 15m
      • 16:30
        Report on the activities of the Focal Points 20m
      • 16:50
        Presentation of revised workplan 30m
      • 17:20
        Discussion on challenges, opportunities, support and resources 30m
      • 17:50
        Next steps and follow-up 10m
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