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8th IDIA Conference Program

IDIA2014 Conference
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
3-4 November 2014

ICTs for inclusive communities in developing societies

Monday 3 November 2014

   
08:00 - 08:30 Registration
   
  Chair: Darelle van Greunen
08:30 - 08:45 Opening and Welcome
   
  Keynote address
08:45 - 09:30 Patrick Bond
When Africans up rise against Africa Rising, what role for IT?
   
Session 1  
   
09:30 - 09:50 The needs of rural women for social support services delivered through ICT: A field study in Limpopo Province Manti Grobler and Carina de Villiers
09:50 - 10:10 ICT Skills Training in Marginalised Communities: A Gendered Journey with Lessons or Not? Mathe Ntšekhe, Alfredo Terzoli, Sibukele Gumbo, Mamello Thinyane
10:10 - 10:30 Women, participation and design in ICT4D: addressing barriers using a co-creation approach Ronel Smith
   
10:30 - 10:50 Refreshment break
     
10:50 - 11:10 Analysis of ICT Governance Initiatives as a Mechanism to Enhance Corporate Governance, with particular reference to Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Chris Adendorff, Brink Botha, Sindiswa Tolom, Gillian Adendorff
11:10 - 11:30 An experimental methodology to promote and evaluate the use of community networks for civic engagement Mònica Garriga, Esunly Medina, Narcis Vives
11:30 - 11:50 Designing, developing and testing a mobile phone voting system in the South African context Noluntu Mpekoa
11:50 - 12:10 Towards self-sustaining community networks in rural areas of developing countries: Understanding local ownership Carlos Rey-Moreno, Amalia G. Sabiescu and Masbulele Jay Siya
12:10 - 12:30 ICTs for Inclusive Communities: A Critical Discourse Analysis Maria Rosa Lorini, Izak van Zyl, Wallace Chigona
12:30 - 12:50 The internet of things for a smart South African grid architecture Nomusa Dlodlo, John Mduduzi Mudumbe, Thembalethu Jama Ndwe
   
12:50 - 13:30 Lunch break
   
Session 2  
   
  Chair: Laurie Butgereit  
13:30 - 13:50 Claims of mobile phone use by Kerala fishermen not supported by fieldwork Jacques Steyn
Mohan Das
13:50 - 14:10 Evolution of ICT4D for Illiteracy Eradication and Knowledge Dissemination for Rural Community Development Shadreck Mudziwepasi
Phumzile Nomnga
Mphenduli Ntsizi
Mfundo Shakes Scott
14:10 - 14:30 Enabling Intra-Community and Inter-Community Support in Lean Societies Laurie Butgereit
14:30 - 14:50 Understanding Best Practices for ICTD Projects: towards a Maturity Model Aaron Ciaghi
Adolfo Villafiorita
Lorenzo Dalvit
14:50 - 15:10 Investigating Ways to Assess ICT4D’s Impact on the Larger Community Marita Turpin
Joan Mwenda
15:10 - 15:30 Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) research: the quest for a shared conceptual framework continues Judy van Biljon
Trish Alexander
   
15:30 - 15:45 Coffee break
     
  Workshop 1  
15:45 - 17:15 Living Labs and ICT4D – IFIP 9.4 Judy van Biljon
Marita Turpin
     
   
   
19:00 – 22:00 Conference dinner and Best paper award
Boardwalk Conference Center
Dress: Smart casual
   
   

Tuesday 4 November 2014

   
08:00 - 08:30 Registration
   
  Chair: Judy van Biljon
  Keynote address
08:30 - 09:15 Laurie Butgereit
Challenges ahead for mobile technology in education
   
Session 3  
  Chair: Judy van Biljon
     
09:15 - 09:35 One year on: A longitudinal case study of computer and mobile phone use among rural South African youth Lorenzo Dalvit
Fortunate Gunzo
09:35 - 09:55 The provision of mobile centric services in Higher Educational Institutions: A case of lecturer readiness Baldreck Chipangura
Judy van Biljo
Adele Botha
09:55 - 10:15 ICT4D HCI Guidelines: A study for Developing Countries Tiago Deveza
Job Mashapa
Loic Ndame
Darelle van Greunen
Carlos Carreira
Bruno Giesteira
   
10:15 - 10:30 Refreshment break
     
10:50 - 11:10 Self-recorded audio feedback as a means to allow young, vulnerable children to participate in design Helene Gelderblom, Jason Yip, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Bester Chimbo
11:10 - 11:30 The Impact of Mobile Phones on Quality of Life of the Elderly Brett Mealor, Jean-Paul Van Belle
11:30 - 11:50 The integration of ICTs in marginalized schools in South Africa: Considerations for understanding the perceptions of in-service teachers and the role of training Kanya Nkula and Kirsten Krauss
11:50 - 12:10 Migrants, Mobile Finance and Marginalization: Exploring Remittance Processes and "Ghettoization" in Singapore Arul Chib, Narendiran Sundararajan, Mohamed Sirajudin, Mohamed Jinnah
12:10 - 12:30 Designing user security metrics for a security awareness at Higher and Tertiary Institutions Fungai Bhunu Shava, Darelle van Greunen
12:30 - 12:50 A Gap Model for Environmental Information Management in an African Higher Education Institution Brenda Scholtz, Blessing Jonamu, Andre Calitz
   
12:50 - 13:30 Lunch break
   
Session 4  
  Chair: Darelle van Greunen  
13:30 - 13:50 Personal Health Records in the South African Healthcare Landscape: A Socio-Technical Analysis Avuya Mxoli, Nicky Mostert-Phipps, Mariana Gerber
13:50 - 14:10 The Mediating Effect of Task-Technology Fit on mHealth Tool Use and Community Health Worker Performance in the Kenyan Context Maradona Gatara
Jason F Cohen
14:10 - 14:30 Rapid and Collaborative Development of Socially Relevant Computing Solutions for Developing Communities Jabu Mtsweni
Hanifa Abdullah
14:30 - 14:50 Case Study of Dabi Rural Community of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja Abubakar Musa
   
14:50 - 15:00 Coffee break
     
  Workshop 2  
15:00 - 17:00 The Comprehensive Nature of Evaluating ICT in Development: Trends in Current Practice Caroline Khene
  Pre-registration for the workshop:  
  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-comprehensive-nature-of-evaluation-in-ict4d-research-and-practice-tickets-13749205243  
     
17:00 - 17:15 Closure Jacques Steyn