WACREN Conference 2019

from Thursday, 14 March 2019 (08:00) to Friday, 15 March 2019 (17:30)
Accra Marriott Hotel (Nkrumah Ballroom)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
14 Mar 2019
15 Mar 2019
AM
08:00
Registration (until 09:30) (Nkrumah Ballroom)
09:30
Opening Ceremony -Dr Boubakar Barry (WACREN) (until 11:00) (Nkrumah Ballroom)
11:00 --- Group Photograph & Tea Break ---
11:30
PLENARY SESSION I – Paper Presentations (until 13:00) (Nkrumah Ballroom)
11:30 Time Check: Ten Years of IR at the University of Jos - Mr Daniel Igoche (University of Jos) Dr Stephen Akintunde (University of Jos)   (Nkrumah Ballroom)
11:50 National Repository to bring Researchers’ Work into Spotlight: The Ethiopian Attempt as an example to Link Universities and Research Centers with the National Repository - Mr Dagim Yoseph Mengesha (Institute of Geophysics, Space Science and Astronomy (IGSSA), Addis Ababa University)   (Nkrumah Ballroom)
12:10 The development and implementation of a Reading List Management system as a tool for facilitating educational resource discovery: A case study of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology - Dr Samuel Kotei Nikoi (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology)   (Nkrumah Ballroom)
12:30 Survey on Librarians' Capabilities for Open Access Repository Development in the Higher Education Sector: Results from the East and Southern African Regions - Dr Pamela Abbott (Information School | The University of Sheffield)   (Nkrumah Ballroom)
12:50 Sponsors Minute - Nicholas Krul (NEC XON (Silver Sponsor))   (Nkrumah Ballroom)
08:00
Registration (until 09:00) (Nkrumah Ballroom)
09:00
PLENARY SESSION IV – Paper Presentations (until 10:30) (Nkrumah Ballroom)
10:30 --- Tea Break ---
11:00
PLENARY SESSION V – Paper Presentations (until 12:30) (Nkrumah Ballroom)
PM
13:00 --- Lunch ---
14:30
PLENARY SESSION II – Paper Presentations (until 16:10) (Nkrumah Ballroom)
14:30 A Pedagogical Approach for Developing a Firmware from Open Source Code: Case of WiAFirm, an OpenWRT-based Firmware for WiABox Appliance - Prof. Thomas Djotio Ndie (University of Yaoundé 1)   (Nkrumah Ballroom)
14:50 Engagement, Advocacy, and Outreach: Strategies for Optimizing REN Impact on International Collaborations - Mr Edward Moynihan (Indiana University) Ms Dimple Sokartara (GÉANT)   (Nkrumah Ballroom)
15:10 POLITICS OF SCIENCE COMMUNICATION: COULD LIBRARIANS BE THE PERFECT INTERFACE BETWEEN SCIENCE AND COMMUNICATION? - Ms ESTHER OBACHI (UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI)   (Nkrumah Ballroom)
15:30 Tele-Learning Facilities - Optimizing NREN Connectivity and Room Design for Higher Education - Ms Sara Rudolph (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)) Mr Brian Moyer (NIAID)   (Nkrumah Ballroom)
15:50 Developing a Science Gateway for Physical Activity Lifelong Modelling & Simulation - Dr Anastasia Anagnostou (Modelling & Simulation Group, Department of Computer Science, Brunel University London, Uxbridge, Middx, UK, UB8 3PH)   (Nkrumah Ballroom)
16:10 --- Tea Break ---
16:30
PLENARY SESSION III – Paper Presentations (until 18:15) (Nkrumah Ballroom)
16:30 United States International University - Africa Web-Scale Discovery Platform: Offering Users Limitless Search Capabilities - Ms Mary Ngure (United States International University - Africa)   (Nkrumah Ballroom)
16:48 Crypto-Ransomeware Identification via Behavioural Analysis - Mr Olumide Orija (Computer Science Department, The Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.)   (Nkrumah Ballroom)
17:03 A discussion on Africa’s multilateral response to personal data security breaches - Mr Alunge Rogers (Joint PhD in Law, Science and Technology)   (Nkrumah Ballroom)
17:21 An inference mechanism to predict wrong combinations when assigning permissions and roles in cloud computing data warehouses - Mrs Grâce Yénin Edwige JOHNSON (INPHB/EDP)   (Nkrumah Ballroom)
17:39 Proposition d’un Modèle de Routage Efficace dans un Réseau Maillé Sans Fil Programmable. - Mrs NOUHO NOUTAT Soulamite Judith (Faculty of Sciences, University of Yaoundé 1)   (Nkrumah Ballroom)
20:00
Gala Dinner (until 22:30) ()
12:30
Conference Closing (until 12:45) (Nkrumah Ballroom)
12:45 --- Lunch ---
14:00
WACREN ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (until 16:00) (Nkrumah Ballroom)