AfREN 2018

Radisson Blu, Dakar

Radisson Blu, Dakar

Route de la Corniche O, Dakar 16868, Senegal
Boubakar Barry (WACREN)
    • 11:00 AM 12:30 PM
      Session 1
      • 11:00 AM
        Introductions 20m
      • 11:20 AM
        ASREN update 15m
        Speaker: Mr Yousef Torman (ASREN)
      • 11:35 AM
        Ubuntunet Alliance Update 15m
        Speaker: Dr Pascal Hoba (Ubuntunet Alliance)
      • 11:50 AM
        WACREN Update 15m
        Speaker: Mr Alain Patrick AINA (WACREN)
      • 12:05 PM
        AAU Remarks (TBC) 15m
        Speaker: Ms Nodumo Dhlamini (Association of African Universities)
      • 12:20 PM
        General discussion on REN updates 10m
    • 12:30 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch 1h 30m
    • 2:00 PM 3:30 PM
      Session 2
      • 2:00 PM
        Blockchain; What it is and why NRENs should be involved 20m
        Speaker: Prof. Nii Quaynor (AfNOG)
      • 2:20 PM
        Internet of Things (IoT) 20m
        Speakers: Isaac Armah-Mensah (University of Cape Coast), Uli Raich (University of Cape Coast)
      • 2:40 PM
        LIBSENSE - Library Support for embedding NREN Services and e-Infrastructure 20m
        Objectives, on-going study, AfREN collaboration and current status
        Speaker: Mr Omo Oaiya (WACREN)
      • 3:00 PM
        Bootstrapping NREN Identity Federations and the eduroam Confederation in Africa 30m
        Update on the African eduroam Regional Proxy Server (RPS), growth of national roaming operators (NROs) and current status of
        Speaker: Mr Tiwonge Banda (Ubuntunet Alliance)
    • 3:30 PM 4:00 PM
      Coffee Break 30m
    • 4:00 PM 5:30 PM
      Session 3
      • 4:00 PM
        Towards formalization of AfREN 1h 20m
      • 5:20 PM
        Closing remarks 10m