Development Informatics Workshop: program

School of Information Technology
Monash South Africa
Johannesburg 5 July 2006

8:30   Register        
9:00   Welcome   Prof Tyrone Pretorius   PVC, Monash South Africa
    Vision   Prof Don Schauder    
    The Indian Experience   Prof Krithi Ramamritham   IITB, India
        Prof Wal Taylor   Community Informatics and Information Society, Cape Peninsula University of Technology
        Dr Harold Wesso   Dept of Telecommunications
10:00   Refreshments        
10:15   Case study: Vigyan Ashram   Yogesh Kulkarni
Judy Backhouse
  Pune, India
    Wits University   Prof Conrad Mueller   School of Computer Science
    Shuttleworth Foundation   Helen King   International Relations Manager
    AVOIR   Derek Keats   African Virtual Open Initiatives and Resources
    Meraka   Dr Ntsika Msimang    
    SA GCIS   Stanley Ntakumba   Directorate Research
    SAP   Dr Danie Smit   Senior Research Scientist
    SystemicLogic   Nick Kuhlenthal   Executive Director
    Using Public Access Points to utilise E-democracy
and E-governance services
  Dr Braam van den Vyver   School of IT, Monash South Africa
        Prof Peter Sullivan   Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Clayton Campus, Melbourne
    Cape Gateway   Steve Vosloo   Project Leader: Design and Usability
12:30   Lunch        
13:30   Discussions /
  Dr Graeme Johanson
  Director, Centre for Community Networking Research
14:45   Refreshments        
15:00   Discussions /

* As soon as discussion naturally come to an end, we will commence with the cocktail. If, by 17:00, discussions have not ceased, we will call it a day.