eI4Africa Workshop: Leveraging Science Gateways & Virtual Research Communities in African e-Science

The eI4Africa third workshop “Leveraging Science Gateways & Virtual Research Communities in African e-Science” is taking place on March 19, 2014 in Lagos, Nigeria. Organised by the West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN) and the UbuntuNet Alliance in collaboration with Sigma Orionis and all the eI4Africa consortium members, the workshop is co-hosted by the Center for Atmospheric Research (CAR), an activity centre of the Nigerian National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), and the Eko-Konnect Research and Education Initiative.

The workshop’s main objectives are to:

  • Enhance collaboration among West & Central African and European scientists
  • Raise awareness on the regional research and education networks and their transformative potential
  • Propose alternate means of conducting research and delivering services
  • Demonstrate the relevance of e-Infrastructures and advanced networks
  • Provide a forum for discussions and debates on recent development and perspectives in the field

For more details, see the tentative agenda here.

Registrations, free of charge, are now open: register today!

Dates: 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 09:00 to 18:00
Event Location: 
Afe Babalola Auditorium, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria