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5th IDIA Conference

IDIA2011 Conference
Lima Peru
26 - 28 October 2011

ICT for development: people, policy and practice

Wednesday 26 October 2011

  9.00 - 9.30 Welcome
        Eduardo Villanueva Pontificia Universidad Catolica del peru
Lima, Peru
        Jorge Bossio  
  9.30 - 9.30 Keynote Address
        Digital Poverty
        Roxana Barrantes  
  11.00 - 11.30 Refreshments
        Session 1  
  11.30 - 13.00 Session Chair:  
1.1   Global Development and ICT for Building Civil Societies in Developing Countries
        Anders Nilsson Unesco Professor, Karlstad University, Sweden
        Therese Nilsson  
1.2   An analysis of the factors affecting the sustainability of ICT4D initiatives
        Marais Mario Meraka Institute, South Africa
1.3   Critical approaches and varied impacts: Understanding the role of educational technology in disadvantaged schools
        Izak van Zyl Universita della Svizzera italiana
Communication Science
        Isabella Rega Universita della Svizzera italiana
Communication Science
  13.00 - 14:30 Lunch and siesta
        Session 2  
  14:30 - 16.30 Session Chair:  
2.1   A qualitative study on software application usage and user behaviour at South African Digital Doorway sites
        Gush, Kim Meraka Institute, South Africa
        Ruth de Villiers Unisa, South Africa
2.2   Co-Creation for Mobile Innovation in Emerging Markets: First Experiences with Establishing a Mobile Innovation Laboratory
        Jean-Paul Van Belle Head of Department & the UCT Mobile Innovation Lab
Department of Information Systems
University of Cape Town
        Sudhanshu Rai Department of IT Management, Copenhagen Business School
2.3   The complexities of establishing causality between an ICT intervention and changes in quality-of-life: the case of CLIQ in four poorer communities in South Africa
        Heidi Attwood University of Kwazulu Natal
School of Development Studies
South Africa
        Julian May  
        Kathleen Diga  
2.4   The Prospects and Challenges for Women Empowerment through Open ICT4D in Pakistan
        Nazima Shaheen Sustainable Development Policy Institute
  16.30 - 17.00 Refreshments
        Session 3  
        Session Chair: Eduardo Villanueva
  17.00 - 18.30 Assessing the field: Where DI stands in academia and practice? 
    ICT4D and the principle usefulness
        Jacques Steyn School of IT
Monash University
South Africa
    Open dscussion session  
        Rapporteur: Eduardo Villanueva

Thursday 27 October 2011

      Session 4  
9.00 - 10.30 Session Chair:  
4.1 The Issue of Collective Agency in Community-based Open Content Creation
      Amalia Sabiescu Università della Svizzera italiana
4.2 A framework for developing speech recognition systems for resource-scarce languages. 
      Melih Kirlidog Marmara University
Computer Engineering Computer Engineering Department
Istanbul, Turkey
      Etienne Barnard  
4.3 Factors influencing the uptake of Social Networking Sites in South Africa
      Jean-Paul van Belle Head of Department & the UCT Mobile Innovation Lab
Department of Information Systems
University of Cape Town\
South Africa
      Gavin Rossouw  
10.30 - 11.00 Refreshments  
      Session 5  
11.00 - 13.00 Session Chair:  
5.1 The Impact of Research and IT solutions in the Context of Tertiary Educational Institutions in Dubai: A Case Study
      Anrieta Draganova Zayed University
College of Information Technology
United Arab Emirates
5.2 An investigation into culturally-relevant GUI components within marginalised South African communities
      Hannah Thinyane Computer Science
Rhodes University
Grahamstown, South Africa
      Takayedzwa Gavaza  
      Alfredo Terzoli  
5.3 Learning tools in resource constrained environments : Learning from e-learning in the time of m-learning
      Judy van Biljon School of Computing
University of South Africa
South Africa
      Evan Dembskey  
13.00 -   15.00 Lunch and siesta
      Session 6  
      Session Chair:  
15.00 - 16.30 Emerging trends in DI / Latin American case studies / Works in progress
6.1 Sustainability of ICT4D interventions
      Mario Marais Meraka Institute, South Africa
6.2 ICT impact factors on CBOs
      Juan Bossio Communications
Pontificia Universidad Catolica del peru
Lima, Peru
6.2 Open data and development in Peru
      Jorge Bossio  
6.4 Power, intellectual property and development: a reflection on current international negotiations. 
      Eduardo Villanueva  
16.30 - 17.00 Refreshments
      Session 7  
      Session Chair:  
17.00 - 19.00 Panel discussion  
  Development and Technology, the Andean perspective
      RCP - Peruvian Scientific Network
      PUCP - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú - Social Sciences Department
      IEP - Peruvian Studies Institution
20.00     Conference Dinner

Friday 28 October 2011

9.00 - 12.00 Visit to PUCP - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Informal discussions on ICT projects.
12.00 - 14.00 Lunch and close of conference