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 /
Brainstorm
  Dr Graeme Johanson
All
  Director, Centre for Community Networking Research
14:45   Refreshments        
15:00   Discussions /
Brainstorm
  All    
17:00
latest*
  Cocktail        

* 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.