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Promoting Open Science in Africa

The second joint Sci-GaIA-TANDEM-MAGIC workshop is organised with the support of the European Commission (EC, DG CONNECT) and in conjunction with the WACREN 2016 Conference.
 
There is a huge amount of scientific work conducted across Africa on a daily basis. The outputs of this research (publications, grey literature, data, software, analysis, etc.) can have a major impact across the world.
 
Event Location: 
Dakar, Senegal

UbuntuNet Connect 2015 - Maputo, Mozambique

The 8th Annual Conference of the UbuntuNet Alliance for Research and Education Networking will be hosted by MoRENet, the NREN of Mozambique.  Over the three years ending on 31 May 2015 the AfricaConnect project vastly extended UbuntuNet’s regional network, establishing new points of presence in Dar es Salaam, Kampala, Kigali, Lusaka, Maputo, Moanda, Mtunzini, Cape Town and Nairobi and interconnecting them with each other and

Event Location: 
Maputo, Mozambique

e-AGE 2015 - Casablanca, Morroco

Integrating Arab e-infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE, is an annual international event organized by the Arab States Research and Education Network, ASREN. Since its launch in December 2010 at the League of Arab States, it was decided to have this annual activity move from one Arab country to another. e-AGE is in line with  ASREN’s major objectives related to creating awareness, promoting R&E collaboration and joint activities and establishing human networks in order to facilitate collaboration and cooperation among researchers and academicians in the Arab region and the rest of the world.

http://www.asrenorg.net/eage2015/

AFRICOMM 2015 - Cotonou, Benin

Deploying efficient and effective infrastructures and solutions when limited resources are available is a challenging task and a key-enabler for the diffusion of ICT in developing countries. The aim of this conference is bringing together international researchers, students, public officers, policy makers and practitioners in ICT to discuss issues and trends, recent research, innovation advances and on-the-field experiences related to e-Governance, e-Infrastructure, and e-Business with a focus on developing countries.

Website - http://africommconference.org/

Event Location: 
Cotonou, Benin

e-AGE 2014, Dec 2014, Oman

Integrating Arab e-infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE, is an annual international event organized by the Arab States Research and Education Network, ASREN. Since its launch in December 2010 at the League of Arab States, it was decided to have this annual activity move from one Arab country to another. e-AGE is in line with  ASREN’s major objectives related to creating awareness, promoting R&E collaboration and joint activities and establishing human networks in order to facilitate collaboration and cooperation among researchers and academicians in the Arab region and the rest of the world.

http://asrenorg.net/eage2014/?q=content/e-age-2014

UbuntuNet-Connect 2014, 13-14 November 2014, Lusaka, Zambia

UbuntuNet-Connect is the Annual Conference of UbuntuNet Alliance that focuses on research and education networking activities in Africa. It is organized by UbuntuNet Alliance and hosted by member NRENs.

The Conference brings together practitioners in the research and education networking community, researchers, policy makers, academicians, connectivity providers, and a pool of expertise from across Africa and beyond. 

http://www.ubuntunet.net/uc2014

Event Location: 
Intercontinental Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia

e-Infrastructures for Africa: Gateways to the Future” Conference

The “e-Infrastructures for Africa: Gateways to the Future” Conference is taking place on October 29, 2014 at Hotel Bloom, in Brussels, Belgium. The event is jointly organised by the eI4Africa and iMENTORS EU/FP7 funded projects and it will be held under the aegis of the European Commission (DG CONNECT) and the African Union Commission.

The conference aims at bringing together policy and research stakeholders from both Europe and Africa to discuss major developments and perspectives in the field of Africa-EU e-Infrastructures cooperation. The main outcomes of the eI4Africa and iMENTORS projects will be presented on this occasion.

Over 100 European and African key stakeholders in the field (from Institutions, National and International Companies, SMEs, Academia, Research institutes, etc.) coming from all over Europe and Africa will attend the event.

 

Registrations (free of charge) are now open!

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/e-infrastructures-for-africa-gateways-to-the...

AfREN Meeting at the Africa Internet Summit (AIS)

The Africa Research and Education Networking (AfREN) will be holding a one day meeting on 2 June 2014.

AfREN is the annual forum on African research and education networking. As one of the Af* organizations, the AfREN forum is part of the annual Africa Internet Summit (AIS) and was convened since 2007 by the Research and Education Networking Unit (RENU) of the Association of African Universities in collaboration with AfNOG & AFRINIC.

The forum is a platform for discussions on issues of interest to the research and education networking (REN) community such as collaboration, advocacy and coordination of activities in Africa. Sharing of experience and best practices as well as presentation of innovative networking technologies are also regularly addressed at AfREN.

http://internetsummitafrica.org/en/program/draft-programme

Event Location: 
Kempinski Hotel, Ilot Du Heron, Djibouti

1st West African Workshop on Air Quality, Modelling and Measurements

This first meeting is being organized as a workshop aimed at bringing awareness of air quality studies to students, and to bring together experts and researchers in the field. The workshop shall feature training and tutorials in the NCAR community earth system model (CESM) and also the weather research and forecasting (WRF) model. Regional air quality research and impact studies of different future emission scenarios could be very important also for policy planners and decision makers.

http://airquality.carnasrda.com

Event Location: 
Multi-purpose hall, National Space Research and Development Agency, Abuja

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