2nd TANDEM Workshop

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 from to (Africa/Dakar)
at Hotel Novotel ( Saly 1 )
Avenue Abdoulaye Fadiga, Dakar 18524, Senegal
Description
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).
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  • Wednesday, 16 March 2016
    • 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 30'
        Speaker: Dr. Ibrahima NIANG (snRER)
      • 09:40 WACREN Update 30'
        Speaker: Dr. Boubakar Barry (WACREN)
      • 10:10 TANDEM Update 20'
        Speaker: Mr. Damien Alline (IRD)
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee, Networking & Group Photo
    • 11:00 - 13:00 National: TANDEM in snRER
      • 11:00 TANDEM Survey Preliminary Findings 30'
        Speaker: Dr. Simon Taylor (Brunel University London, UK)
      • 11:30 Computational Complexity and Resource needs in Genomic Data Analysis 30'
        Speaker: Dr. Chiekh Loucoubar (l'Institut Pasteur de Dakar)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 12:00 Spatialisation et suivi de phénomènes environnementaux à partir d'images satellitaires. 30'
        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 30'
        Speaker: Dr. Jean-Luc Chotte (IRD)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
    • 14:00 - 15:30 Regional: TANDEM in WACREN
      • 14:00 NRENs and e-Infrastructure as a Rescue for the Atmospheric Sciences 30'
        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)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 14:30 WiABox 2507: Project Initiative for an Open Wireless Access Technology alternative for Broadband Internet access in rural areas 30'
        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)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 15:00 WACREN Focal Point Network 30'
        Speaker: Dr. Eyouléki T. G. Venant PALANGA (WACREN)
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee & Networking
    • 16:00 - 18:00 TANDEM Community Workshop
      For TANDEM Focal Points and NREN Managers only
      Conveners: Ms. Carmen Gloria Labbé (RedCLARA), Dr. Eyouléki T. G. Venant PALANGA (WACREN), Mr. Chris Rohrer (UbuntuNet Alliance)
      • 16:00 Welcome 15'
      • 16:15 Workplan (goals and impact) 15'
      • 16:30 Report on the activities of the Focal Points 20'
      • 16:50 Presentation of revised workplan 30'
      • 17:20 Discussion on challenges, opportunities, support and resources 30'
      • 17:50 Next steps and follow-up 10'