Eko-Konnect Users Conference 2020

from Tuesday, 28 January 2020 (08:00) to Thursday, 30 January 2020 (16:30)
Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
28 Jan 2020
29 Jan 2020
Registration (until 09:00) ()
Opening Session (until 10:30) (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
09:00 Welcome Address - Prof. Charles Uwadia (Chair, Board of Trustees, Eko-Konnect)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
09:15 Goodwill Message - Dr Boubakar Barry (WACREN)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
09:30 Keynote Address - Prof. Miho Funamori (National Institute of Informatics (NII))   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
10:30 --- Tea Break & Group photo ---
Building A Sustainable And Robust Network For Research And Education (until 13:00) (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
11:00 Development of National ICT Infrastructure for Education, Research and Learning - Prof. Muhammad B. Abubakar (Galaxy backbone)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
11:30 Role of the Internet Exchange Points in a Research and Education Network - Mr Muhammed Rudman (CEO, IXPN)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
12:00 Overcoming Last-mile Challenges And Connecting Rural Education Communities - Mr Wole Abu (Pan African Towers)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
12:30 Edge Data Centres For Industrial IoT And Ensuring Reliable Content Delivery - Mr Ikechukwu Nnamani (medallion communications ltd)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
e-Infrastructures for Open Access and Open Science (until 11:00) (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
09:00 The LIBSENSE Initiative - Omo Oaiya (WACREN)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
09:30 Establishing National Repositories: Experiences from Cote D’Ivoire - CECILE COULIBALY (UNIVERSITE VIRTUELLE DE COTE D'IVOIRE)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
10:00 JPCOAR and JAIRO Cloud: A case study from Japan - Prof. Kazutsuna Yamaji (National Institute of Informatics (NII))   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
10:30 Tooling for Open Access in Covenant University Library: Successes and Challenges - Dr Promise Ilo (Covenant University)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
11:00 --- Tea Break ---
Persistent Identifiers, Researcher Visibility and Secure Access (until 13:00) (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
11:30 The role of ORCID for the institution and the researcher - Nabil Ksibi (ORCID)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
12:00 eduID.ng - Access and Authentication to Nigerian Research Infrastructures - Mr Owen Iyoha (Eko-Konnect)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
12:30 Introducing the Federated Identity Management for Libraries Initiative (FIM4L) - Mr Peter Gietz (CEO, DAASI/FIM4L)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
13:00 --- Lunch ---
Research Collaboration, Funding and Communication (until 16:30) (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
14:00 Promoting and Funding Research and Education in Nigeria - Prof. Olufemi Bamiro ( Chair, National Research Fund, TETFUND)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
14:30 The Eastern Research and Education Cluster: From Concept to Operation - Prof. Charles Esimone (Nnamdi Azikiwe University)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
15:00 Open Access for Digital Humanities in Nigeria - Prof. Tunde Opeibi (University of Lagos)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
15:30 The need for Open and publicly available Datasets in Nigeria: The case for Healthcare Research - Felix Emeka Anyiam (Centre for Health and Development, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
16:00 Science Communication and Collaboration: Tools and Platforms for Internationalizing Nigerian Research - Mr Idowu Adegbilero-Iwari ( Elizade University)   (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
Vote of Thanks and Close (until 13:05) (Nnamdi Azikiwe Room)
13:05 --- Lunch ---