14-15 March 2019
Accra Marriott Hotel
Africa/Accra timezone
Beyond Networks: Applications and Services

Programme

 

Monday 11th March 2019

LIBSENSE Workshop Marriott Hotel

Tuesday 12th March 2019

LIBSENSE Workshop Marriott Hotel

WACREN Members Meeting (by Invitation) – Marriott Hotel

Wednesday 13th March 2019

09.00 – 13.30 AfricaConnect2 Admin / AfricaConnect3 Preparation Meeting  (by Invitation) – Marriott Hotel

16.00 – 17.30 WACREN Board MeetingMarriott Hotel

16.00 – 18.30         REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS Marriott Hotel

18.30 – 20.00         WELCOME RECEPTION

Venue:    Marriott Hotel

Thursday 14th March 2019  --- Marriott Hotel

08.00                         Registration continues

09.30 – 11.00         OPENING CEREMONY - Video

Chair:      HE Nana Akufo Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana (TBC)

  • Welcome Remarks: Dr. Boubakar Barry, CEO, WACREN
  • Welcome Remarks: Prof. Clifford Nii Boi Tagoe, Chairman of the Board, GARNET
  • Opening Remarks: Prof. Nii Narku Quaynor, Chairman of the Board, WACREN
  • Goodwill Messages: AAU, European Union Commission, World Bank, UEMOA, UbuntuNet Alliance, ASREN, GEANT, AfNOG, ICANN, RENATER, NEAAR/Internet2.
  • Sponsors’ Minute:
        • Microsoft (Platinum Sponsor)
        • Glo (Gold Sponsor)
        • MainOne (Gold Sponsor)
  • A Discussion with Internet Pioneers from the NREN Community
        • Nii Narku Quaynor, Erik Huizer
        • Moderator: Boubakar Barry
  • Opening Address: HE Nana Akufo Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana                                                                                                                                                            

11.00 – 11.30         Group Photograph

                                    Tea Break

11.30 – 13.00         PLENARY SESSION I – Paper Presentations - Video

Chair:  Isaac Kasana

Rapporteur:  Dimple Sokartara

13.00 – 14.30         Lunch

`14.30 – 16.00       PLENARY SESSION II – Paper Presentations - Video

Chair:  Yousef Torman

Rapporteur:  Benjamin Eshun

16.00 – 16.30         Tea Break

16.30 – 18.00         PLENARY SESSION III – Paper Presentations - Video

Chair:  Cathrin Stöver

Rapporteur: Eric Attou

20.00 – 22.30         Gala Dinner

Venue:   233 Jazz Club

Friday 15th March 2019 ---  Marriott Hotel

08.00                         Registration continues

09.00 – 10.30         PLENARY SESSION IV – Paper Presentations - Video

Chair:  Lucas Chigabatia

Rapporteur:  Cécile Ouattara

10.30 – 11.00         Tea Break                                

11.00 – 12.30         PLENARY SESSION V – Paper Presentations - Video

Chair: Sabine Jaume

Rapporteur: Arnauld Amelina

12.30 – 12.45         CLOSING

12.45 – 14.00         Lunch

14.00 – 16.00         WACREN ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - Video