BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 X-WR-CALNAME:ei-africa BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:Infrastructures for e-Science: 7th Concertation Meeting URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/20/infrastructures-for-e-science-7th-concertation-meeting/ UID:24-http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/20/infrastructures-for-e-science-7th-concertation-meeting/ DESCRIPTION:Take stock of the current developments and discuss the future orientations [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20091012 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20091015 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:WACREN Meeting and 7th International Open Access 2009 Conference URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/20/wacren-meeting-and-7th-international-open-access-2009-conference/ UID:22-http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/20/wacren-meeting-and-7th-international-open-access-2009-conference/ DESCRIPTION:The University of Ghana\, Legon in collaboration with The Royal Swedish Institute of Technology (KTH) and the Ghana Academic and Research Network (GARNET) [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20091102 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20091104 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:1st International Conference on Building Research Capacity in Africa URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/20/1st-international-conference-on-building-research-capacity-in-africa/ UID:20-http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/20/1st-international-conference-on-building-research-capacity-in-africa/ DESCRIPTION:Review the state of research in higher education institutions in Africa | Identify human resource and institutional obstacles to quality research | Propose strategies for enhancing research capacities | Update participants with modern methods of conducting and reporting research [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20091109 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20091112 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:UbuntuNet-Connect 2009 URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/21/ubuntunet-connect-2009/ UID:18-http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/21/ubuntunet-connect-2009/ DESCRIPTION:The UbuntuNet Alliance in Association with RENU (the NREN of Uganda) [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20091112 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20091114 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:CHPC National Meeting 2009 and 5th BELIEF Symposium URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/22/chpc-national-meeting-2009-and-5th-belief-symposium/ UID:16-http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/22/chpc-national-meeting-2009-and-5th-belief-symposium/ DESCRIPTION:Highlight the development of the CHPC within the national cyber-infrastructure intervention supported by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20091207 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20091210 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:SANORD 2nd International Conference on Inclusion and Higher Education URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/23/sanord-2nd-international-conference-on-inclusion-and-higher-education/ UID:14-http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/23/sanord-2nd-international-conference-on-inclusion-and-higher-education/ DESCRIPTION:"Inclusion and Exclusion in Higher Education". How higher education reflects\, extends or transcends inequalities of gender\, race\, class\, health and culture? [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20091207 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20091210 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:5th IEEE International Conference on e-Science URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/24/5th-ieee-international-conference-on-e-science/ UID:12-http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/24/5th-ieee-international-conference-on-e-science/ DESCRIPTION:Bring together leading international and interdisciplinary research communities\, developers\, and users of e-Science applications and enabling IT technologies [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20091209 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20091212 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:FEAST Final Workshop URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/01/20/feast-final-workshop/ UID:28-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/01/20/feast-final-workshop/ DESCRIPTION:FEAST is a one-year feasibility study commissioned by the EC to explore the feasibility of deploying a regional backbone connecting dedicated NRENs in Africa to each other and to GÉANT. This workshop aims at presenting the study findings and the roadmap to AfricaConnect. [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100202 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100203 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:2010 Euro-Africa Cooperation forum on ICT Research URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/29/2010-euro-africa-cooperation-forum-on-ict-research/ UID:10-http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/29/2010-euro-africa-cooperation-forum-on-ict-research/ DESCRIPTION:Reflect on progress made and lessons learnt on ICT research and development in Africa and its contribution through partnerships to economic growth\, improved quality of life and efficient service delivery [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100204 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100205 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:6th Belief Brainstorming Workshop URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/01/22/6th-belief-brainstorming-workshop/ UID:29-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/01/22/6th-belief-brainstorming-workshop/ DESCRIPTION:The workshop aims at fostering discussions revolving around the hot topic of how to measure the impact of e-Infrastructure. In doing so\, appropriate methods\, impact assessment criteria and tangible metrics are called for\, whereas new governance models\, regulations and policies need to be established to support such activities in a sustainable manner. In this light\, during the meeting a special focus will be paid on the required governance models\, and ways of engagement of new user communities. [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100224 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100226 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:6th European Conference on Research Infrastructures (ECRI2010) URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/01/07/6th-european-conference-on-research-infrastructures-ecri2010-2/ UID:26-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/01/07/6th-european-conference-on-research-infrastructures-ecri2010-2/ DESCRIPTION:Promote discussions on the European strategy for research infrastructures (RIs) and the decision making process to enable the implementation of the ESFRI roadmap [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100323 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100325 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:EPIKH final workshop URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/03/22/epikh-final-workshop/ UID:33-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/03/22/epikh-final-workshop/ DESCRIPTION:The Exchange Programme to advance e-Infrastructure Know-How project (EPIKH) is a Marie Curie Action\, funded by the European Commission\, with partners worldwide. In South Africa\, these include the Meraka Institute and the University of Cape Town. The strategic aims of the EPIKH project are to: reinforce the impact of e-Infrastructures in scientific research defining and delivering stimulating [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100326 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100327 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:1st ERINA4Africa Workshop URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/02/26/1st-erina4africa-workshop/ UID:31-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/02/26/1st-erina4africa-workshop/ DESCRIPTION:This first workshop aims at presenting the Erina4Africa project: a 14 months study providing African and EU Policy makers with a detailed analysis of exploitable scenarios of existing (and new) e-Infrastructures in Africa\, in the key ICT areas of e-Health\, e-Government and e-Learning. [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100421 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100422 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:DORII Summer School 2010 URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/04/27/dorii-summer-school-2010/ UID:55-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/04/27/dorii-summer-school-2010/ DESCRIPTION:The DORII Summer School on Remote Instrumentation in Grids will focus on real scientific application use-case\; DORII architecture\; the Instrument Element\, the Instrument Manager\; the Virtual Control Room\; developing complex scenarios using Workflow Manager System\; and advanced Visualisation. [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100510 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100512 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:3rd Annual SADC ICT in Government Summit URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/04/13/3rd-annual-sadc-ict-government-summit/ UID:49-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/04/13/3rd-annual-sadc-ict-government-summit/ DESCRIPTION:The event\, which is taking place on May 13-14\, 2010 at the Talatona Convention Centre (Angola)\, intends to explore challenges\, limitations and constraints confronting the ICT ministries and state departments responsible for ICT and to map out plausible strategies\, solutions\, delivery mechanisms\, best practices and case studies in order to facilitate knowledge exchanges. [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100513 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100515 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:CAAST-Net General Assembly (EuroAfrica-ICT &\; eI-Africa participation) URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/11/caast-net-general-assembly-euroafrica-ict-ei-africa-participation/ UID:61-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/11/caast-net-general-assembly-euroafrica-ict-ei-africa-participation/ DESCRIPTION:The event is co-organised by the Africa Unit at the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)\, the South Africa’s Department of Science and Technology (DST)\, with Research Africa as the Official Media partner. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100516 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100519 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:African Conference on FOSS &\; the Digital Commons - IDLELO 4 URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/03/22/african-conference-on-foss-the-digital-commons-idlelo-4/ UID:47-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/03/22/african-conference-on-foss-the-digital-commons-idlelo-4/ DESCRIPTION:The 4th African Conference on FOSS (Free Open Source Software) and the Digital Commons will take place on May 17-21\, 2010 at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Center of Excellency in ICT in Accra\, Ghana\, and will be chaired by the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana\, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama. This Conference will offer a real opportunity [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100517 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100522 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:JEG8 Meeting (EuroAfrica-ICT &\; eI-Africa participation) URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/11/jeg8-meeting-euroafrica-ict-ei-africa-participation/ UID:67-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/11/jeg8-meeting-euroafrica-ict-ei-africa-participation/ DESCRIPTION:The meeting of the Joint Expert Group for the 8th Africa-EU Strategic Partnership for Science\, Information Society and Space (JEG8) follows on from the previous JEG8 meeting hosted in Cairo (Egypt) on March 5-6\, 2010 by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in association with the African Ministerial Conference for Science and Technology. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100518 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100519 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:JEG8 Meeting (EuroAfrica-ICT &\; eI-Africa participation) URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/11/jeg8-meeting-euroafrica-ict-ei-africa-participation/ UID:65-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/11/jeg8-meeting-euroafrica-ict-ei-africa-participation/ DESCRIPTION:The meeting of the Joint Expert Group for the 8th Africa-EU Strategic Partnership for Science\, Information Society and Space (JEG8) follows on from the previous JEG8 meeting hosted in Cairo (Egypt) on March 5-6\, 2010 by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in association with the African Ministerial Conference for Science and Technology. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100518 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100519 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:JEG8 Meeting (EuroAfrica-ICT &\; eI-Africa participation) URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/11/jeg8-meeting-euroafrica-ict-ei-africa-participation/ UID:73-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/11/jeg8-meeting-euroafrica-ict-ei-africa-participation/ DESCRIPTION:The meeting of the Joint Expert Group for the 8th Africa-EU Strategic Partnership for Science\, Information Society and Space (JEG8) follows on from the previous JEG8 meeting hosted in Cairo (Egypt) on March 5-6\, 2010 by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in association with the African Ministerial Conference for Science and Technology. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100518 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100519 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:JEG8 Meeting (EuroAfrica-ICT &\; eI-Africa participation) URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/11/jeg8-meeting-euroafrica-ict-ei-africa-participation/ UID:71-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/11/jeg8-meeting-euroafrica-ict-ei-africa-participation/ DESCRIPTION:The meeting of the Joint Expert Group for the 8th Africa-EU Strategic Partnership for Science\, Information Society and Space (JEG8) follows on from the previous JEG8 meeting hosted in Cairo (Egypt) on March 5-6\, 2010 by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in association with the African Ministerial Conference for Science and Technology. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100518 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100519 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:JEG8 Meeting (EuroAfrica-ICT &\; eI-Africa participation) URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/11/jeg8-meeting-euroafrica-ict-ei-africa-participation/ UID:69-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/11/jeg8-meeting-euroafrica-ict-ei-africa-participation/ DESCRIPTION:The meeting of the Joint Expert Group for the 8th Africa-EU Strategic Partnership for Science\, Information Society and Space (JEG8) follows on from the previous JEG8 meeting hosted in Cairo (Egypt) on March 5-6\, 2010 by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in association with the African Ministerial Conference for Science and Technology. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100518 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100519 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:eI-Africa in charge of organising a session at IST-Africa URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/03/24/873/ UID:35-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/03/24/873/ DESCRIPTION:Hosted by the Government of South Africa through the DST and Supported by the EC (DG INFSO)\, IST-Africa 2010 will take place in Durban (ICC)\, on May 19-21\, 2010. Part of the IST-Africa Initiative\, which is supported by the EC under the ICT Theme of Framework Programme 7 (FP7)\, IST-Africa 2010 is the fifth in an Annual Conference Series which brings together senior representatives from leading commercial\, [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100519 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100522 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:IST-Africa 2010 Conference URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/19/ist-africa-2010-conference/ UID:6-http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/19/ist-africa-2010-conference/ DESCRIPTION:Bridge the digital divide by sharing knowledge\, experience\, lessons learnt and good practice and discussing policy related issues [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100519 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100522 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:eLearning Africa URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/27/elearning-africa/ UID:4-http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/27/elearning-africa/ DESCRIPTION:Build and expand a worldwide network for people involved in all aspects of technology-enhanced education and training in Africa\, including management and policymaking [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100526 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100529 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:Terena Networking Conference 2010 URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/27/terena-networking-conference-2010/ UID:2-http://ei-africa.eu/2009/11/27/terena-networking-conference-2010/ DESCRIPTION:TERENA offers a forum to collaborate\, innovate and share knowledge in order to foster the development of Internet technology\, infrastructure and services to be used by the research and education community [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100531 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100604 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:FP7 Research Infrastructure Programme\, e-Infrastructures - Info Day\, 9th Call for Proposals URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/04/27/infoday-9th-call-for-proposals-fp7-research-infrastructure-programme/ UID:57-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/04/27/infoday-9th-call-for-proposals-fp7-research-infrastructure-programme/ DESCRIPTION:This 1-day event will feature presentations related to the upcoming 9th Call for Proposals (submission and evaluation details). [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100611 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100612 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY: 2nd Science with Africa Conference URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/06/2nd-science-with-africa-conference/ UID:59-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/06/2nd-science-with-africa-conference/ DESCRIPTION:The conference will address innovative policy tools and measures to build the necessary human capital\, STI infrastructure\, financial instruments\, strategies targeting under represented groups and international collaboration. The event will focus on the following themes: Science\, technology and innovation policies | Energy\, water\, transport and infrastructure | Agriculture\, health and life science | Climate change in Africa | Intellectual property rights ant technology transfer | Information and communication technologies | Innovation and entrepreneurial capacities | STI capacity building. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100623 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100626 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:9th RoEduNet International Conference URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/04/15/9th-roedunet-international-conference/ UID:51-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/04/15/9th-roedunet-international-conference/ DESCRIPTION:The conference is offering special opportunities for information exchange in computer networking: technical and strategic aspects\, communication issues\, and their application [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100624 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100627 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:COMARCI In-Country Workshops - Ghana URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/07/27/comarci-in-country-workshops-ghana/ UID:95-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/07/27/comarci-in-country-workshops-ghana/ DESCRIPTION:The Commonwealth African Rural Connectivity Initiative (COMARCI) of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) aims to improve African rural communities’ access to ICT and education\, health\, jobs and agricultural information by facilitating sustainable and innovative solutions for ICT access. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100809 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100814 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:5th Annual Connecting Rural Communities Africa 2010 Forum URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/07/12/5th-annual-connecting-rural-communities-africa-2010-forum/ UID:89-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/07/12/5th-annual-connecting-rural-communities-africa-2010-forum/ DESCRIPTION:Under the theme “Connecting rural Africa on a cost-effective\, sustainable and profitable basis through Public Private Partnerships”\, the conference will cover key topics in the following areas: [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100817 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100820 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:JEG8 Meeting (eI-Africa &\; EuroAfrica-ICT participation) URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/08/27/jeg8-meeting-ei-africa-euroafrica-ict-participation/ UID:103-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/08/27/jeg8-meeting-ei-africa-euroafrica-ict-participation/ DESCRIPTION:The next meeting of the Joint Expert Group for the 8th Africa-EU Strategic Partnership for Science\, Information Society and Space (JEG8)\, organised by the European Commission and the African Union Commission\, will be hosted by the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO) in Brussels (Belgium) on September 15-17\, 2010. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100915 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100918 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:Science at the Summit URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/09/08/1630/ UID:111-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/09/08/1630/ DESCRIPTION:Science and technology (S&\;T) has long been one of the most active areas of cooperation of the Strategic Partnership between South Africa and the European Union. The “Science at the Summit” programme is accordingly presented by the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST)\, in collaboration with several European partners\, on the occasion of the Third South Africa – European Union Summit\, taking place in Brussels on September 28\, 2010. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100927 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100930 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:ICT 2010 - Meet EuroAfrica-ICT &\; eI-africa there! URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/03/24/ict-2010-meet-euroafrica-ict-ei-africa-there/ UID:37-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/03/24/ict-2010-meet-euroafrica-ict-ei-africa-there/ DESCRIPTION:ICT 2010 is Europe's most visible forum for ICT research and innovation. This biennial event (co-hosted by the European Commission and the Belgian Presidency of the EU) has become a unique gathering point for researchers\, business people\, investors\, and high level policy makers in the field of digital innovation. The ICT Event will focus this year on policy priorities such as Europe's Digital [by: admin] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100927 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100930 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:eI-Africa activities during the ICT2010 event URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/09/09/ei-africa-activities-during-the-ict2010-event/ UID:109-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/09/09/ei-africa-activities-during-the-ict2010-event/ DESCRIPTION:ICT 2010 (Brussels\, Sept. 27-29\, 2010) is Europe’s most visible forum for ICT research and innovation. The eI-Africa and EuroAfrica-ICT projects are attending the event with an Exhibition stand focused on "Supporting Africa-EU Research Collaboration"\, which will be shared with the IST-Africa and Africa4All Parliamentary Initiatives. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20100927 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20100930 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:4th International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa and Capacity Building (Training) Workshop URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/06/08/1280/ UID:87-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/06/08/1280/ DESCRIPTION:The Conference\, organised by the Unesco Bamako Cluster Office\, will be held in Bamako (Mali) on October 5-7\, 2010. The main objectives of the Conference are to: 1/. review efforts at improving quality of delivery of higher education in Africa between 2000 and 2009\; 2/. propose an agenda for action for meeting the challenges to quality assurance in higher education in Africa at the individual\, institutional\, national\, sub-regional and regional levels in the new decade\; 3/. stimulate the setting up of projects and programmes aiming at improving quality assurance practices in the region\; 4/. seek partnerships in implementing the higher education quality assurance agenda. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20101005 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20101010 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:2nd ERINA4AFRICA Workshop URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/08/19/2nd-erina4africa-workshop/ UID:99-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/08/19/2nd-erina4africa-workshop/ DESCRIPTION:The event\, designed to discuss on e-Infrastructures and their future applications as well as to network with those interested in application development\, is taking place in Lilongue (Malawi) on October 6-7\, 2010. Participation is open to 30 participants. No sponsorships are available for accommodation or travel. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20101006 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20101008 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:High-Level Conference on Connectivity of West and Central African Higher Education Institutions URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/09/03/high-level-conference-on-connectivity-of-west-and-central-african-higher-education-institutions/ UID:107-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/09/03/high-level-conference-on-connectivity-of-west-and-central-african-higher-education-institutions/ DESCRIPTION:[by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20101018 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20101020 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:GRDI2020 Workshop URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/09/03/grdi2020-workshop/ UID:105-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/09/03/grdi2020-workshop/ DESCRIPTION:The ‘Towards a 10-year vision for Global Data Infrastructures’ Workshop is taking place in Stellenbosch\, Cape Town on October 23-24\, 2010 with the aim of harnessing the global expertise that exists in the field and to mobilise data infrastructure stakeholder communities to foster a better understanding of the technical and organisational/policy challenges that need addressing to arrive at advanced infrastructures over the next ten years. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20101023 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20101025 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:UbuntuNet Connect 2010 - Call for Papers URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/06/14/ubuntunet-connect-2010-call-for-papers/ UID:85-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/06/14/ubuntunet-connect-2010-call-for-papers/ DESCRIPTION:This year’s conference\, entitled “Rolling out the Regional Infrastructure: from dreams to achievement " (infrastructures\, applications\, content\, innovation\, policy) is taking place at the Kopanong Resort and Conference Centre in Johannesburg (South Africa) on November 18-19\, 2010. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20101118 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20101120 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:2010 Euro-Africa Week on ICT Research &\; e-Infrastructures - Publication of the new leaflet! URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/10/2010-euro-africa-week-on-ict-research-e-infrastructures-publication-of-the-new-leaflet/ UID:75-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/10/2010-euro-africa-week-on-ict-research-e-infrastructures-publication-of-the-new-leaflet/ DESCRIPTION:The EuroAfrica-ICT &\; eI-Africa Partnerships are very pleased to announce that the “2010 Euro-Africa Week on ICT Research &\; e-Infrastructures” new brochure has just been released. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20101206 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20101211 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:3rd Euro-Africa Cooperation Forum on ICT Research URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/28/3rd-euro-africa-cooperation-forum-on-ict-research/ UID:77-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/28/3rd-euro-africa-cooperation-forum-on-ict-research/ DESCRIPTION:The "3rd Euro-Africa Cooperation Forum on ICT Research" aims at promoting and enhance ICT research cooperation between Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. The Conference will be filled with discussions and debates\, networking opportunities and knowledge-sharing among key stakeholders in the field and policymakers coming from all over Europe and Africa. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20101207 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20101209 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:2010 Euro-Africa e-Infrastructures Conference URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/10/the-2010-euro-africa-e-infrastructures-conference-join-the-ei-africa-partnership-there/ UID:81-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/05/10/the-2010-euro-africa-e-infrastructures-conference-join-the-ei-africa-partnership-there/ DESCRIPTION:The "2010 Euro-Africa e-Infrastructures Conference" will address the whole e-Infrastructures programme (from research networking to global virtual research collaboration): Innovating the scientific process (global virtual research communities) Accessing knowledge (scientific data) [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20101209 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20101211 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:Euro-Africa Week (Dec. 7-10\, 2010 – Finland): Lab Visits to the Otaniemi Research Campus URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/10/14/euro-africa-week-dec-7-10-2010-%e2%80%93-finland-lab-visits-to-the-otaniemi-research-campus/ UID:113-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/10/14/euro-africa-week-dec-7-10-2010-%e2%80%93-finland-lab-visits-to-the-otaniemi-research-campus/ DESCRIPTION:We are very pleased to announce that the participants in the “2010 Euro-Africa Week” (Dec. 7-10\, 2010) will have the opportunity to visit the Aalto University Telecommunications and the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) ICT laboratories – both labs being located on the Otanieme Research Campus - on Friday 10 December in the afternoon (02:00-04.30 pm). [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:OPAQUE DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20101210T130000Z DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20101210T153000Z END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:Cloudscape III – Taking European Cloud Infrastructure Forward URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2011/01/28/cloudscape-iii-%e2%80%93-taking-european-cloud-infrastructure-forward/ UID:115-http://ei-africa.eu/2011/01/28/cloudscape-iii-%e2%80%93-taking-european-cloud-infrastructure-forward/ DESCRIPTION:Cloudscape III is a 2-day Workshop offering the perfect opportunity for experts\, developers and end-users in the cloud computing space to become part of the cloud standards process. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20110315 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20110317 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:Open e-IRG Workshop in Budapest URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2011/03/10/open-e-irg-workshop-in-budapest/ UID:123-http://ei-africa.eu/2011/03/10/open-e-irg-workshop-in-budapest/ DESCRIPTION:The next workshop of the e-Infrastructures Reflection Group (e-IRG) will be organised under the Hungarian Presidency of the European Union in Budapest on April 4-5\, 2011. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20110404 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20110406 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:EGI User Forum URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2011/01/31/egi-user-forum/ UID:119-http://ei-africa.eu/2011/01/31/egi-user-forum/ DESCRIPTION:The conference will showcase the diversity of the user community within the European Grid Infrastructure through daily plenaries\, oral presentations\, poster sessions and co-located workshops. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20110411 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20110416 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:DEISA/PRACE Symposium 2011 URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2011/01/31/deisaprace-symposium-2011/ UID:121-http://ei-africa.eu/2011/01/31/deisaprace-symposium-2011/ DESCRIPTION:The Symposium is featuring key note speakers from the US\, Asia and Europe as well as scientific speakers from all over Europe\, covering major computational science areas in HPC. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20110413 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20110415 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:Conference on the Role of e-infrastructures on Climate Change Research URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2011/04/26/conference-on-the-role-of-e-infrastructures-on-climate-change-research/ UID:125-http://ei-africa.eu/2011/04/26/conference-on-the-role-of-e-infrastructures-on-climate-change-research/ DESCRIPTION:This International Conference is the perfect opportunity for policy makers\, climate change scientists and e-Infrastructure experts to take a lead in ensuring that large e-Infrastructures are fully exploited for the purposes of climate change research [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20110516 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20110521 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:4th African Conference for Digital Scholarship and Curation URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2011/05/02/2034/ UID:131-http://ei-africa.eu/2011/05/02/2034/ DESCRIPTION:The 2-days conference will address various issues of digital scholarship\, digital curation and the accompanying emerging technologies. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20110516 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20110518 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:TERENA Networking Conference 2011 URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2011/04/29/terena-networking-conference-2011/ UID:127-http://ei-africa.eu/2011/04/29/terena-networking-conference-2011/ DESCRIPTION:Hosted by the Czech National Research and Education Network (CESNET)\, the conference presents an overview of the latest developments in research networking\, both in the technical field and in the areas of application and management. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20110516 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20110520 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:eLearning Africa 2011 URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2010/08/18/elearning-africa-2011/ UID:97-http://ei-africa.eu/2010/08/18/elearning-africa-2011/ DESCRIPTION:eLearning Africa 2011\, which is the Continent’s largest annual assembly of eLearning and education professionals from Africa and beyond\, is taking place at the Mlimani City Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) on May 25-27\, 2011. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20110525 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20110528 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:EPIKH Workshop (June 10\, 2011 - Stellenbosch\, South Africa) URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2011/05/16/epikh-workshop-june-10-2011-stellenbosch-south-africa/ UID:133-http://ei-africa.eu/2011/05/16/epikh-workshop-june-10-2011-stellenbosch-south-africa/ DESCRIPTION:The scope of the event is to show both to the scientific community and to the decision makers the outcomes of the Joint CHAIN/SPECIAL/EPIKH School for Grid Site Admnistrators (May 23-27\, 2011\, Stellenbosch\, South Africa) and of the Joint CHAIN/SPECIAL/EPIKH School for Application Porting (May 30 - June 9\, 2011 - Stellenbosch\, South Africa) raising their awareness about the usefulness of e-Infrastructures for e-Science and the importance of their sustainability. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20110610 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20110611 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:EPIKH Workshop (June 16\, 2011 – Rabat\, Morocco) URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2011/05/16/epikh-workshop-june-16-2011-%e2%80%93-rabat-morocco/ UID:135-http://ei-africa.eu/2011/05/16/epikh-workshop-june-16-2011-%e2%80%93-rabat-morocco/ DESCRIPTION:The scope of the event is to show both to the scientific community and to the decision makers the outcomes of the Joint CHAIN/SPECIAL/EPIKH School for Grid Site Admnistrators (May 30-June 3\, 2011\, Rabat\, Morocco) and of the Joint [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20110616 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20110617 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:EGI Technical Forum 2011 URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2011/06/06/egi-technical-forum-2011/ UID:139-http://ei-africa.eu/2011/06/06/egi-technical-forum-2011/ DESCRIPTION:The Technical Forum will provide an overview of the EGI community and review the community's plans and progress towards the adoption of a federated virtualised infrastructure for European researchers. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20110919 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20110924 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:9th e-Infrastructure Concertation Meeting URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2011/05/27/9th-e-infrastructure-concertation-meeting/ UID:137-http://ei-africa.eu/2011/05/27/9th-e-infrastructure-concertation-meeting/ DESCRIPTION:The meeting aims at introducing the new e-Infrastructures projects starting in 2011\, to take stock of progresses in e-Infrastructures and to discuss future perspectives on data\, cloud technologies and e-Science environments\, HPC and Software. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20110922 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20110924 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:e-Infrastructure Reflection Group (e-IRG) Workshop URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2011/07/05/e-infrastructure-reflection-group-e-irg-workshop/ UID:141-http://ei-africa.eu/2011/07/05/e-infrastructure-reflection-group-e-irg-workshop/ DESCRIPTION:The next open e-Infrastructure Reflection Group (e-IRG) Workshop will be held on 12-13 October 2011 in Poznan\, Poland. The workshop will be organized by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education and Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center under the auspices of the Polish Presidency of the European Union. [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20111012 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20111014 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:e-IRG workshop URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2012/05/22/e-irg-workshop/ UID:143-http://ei-africa.eu/2012/05/22/e-irg-workshop/ DESCRIPTION:The next e-IRG open workshop will be held in Copenhagen\, Denmark\, on June 11-12\, 2012. The workshop is co-hosted by the e-IRG Danish delegation\, now the Danish e-Infrastructure Cooperation (DeIC)\, together with the Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration (NeIC)\, consisting of the five Nordic e-Infrastructure providers – i.e. from Sweden\, Norway\, Denmark\, Finland and Iceland. The workshop will be organised under the auspices of the Danish Presidency of the European Union [by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20120611 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20120613 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:e-AGE 2012 Conference URL;VALUE=URI:http://ei-africa.eu/2012/10/19/e-age-2012-conference/ UID:145-http://ei-africa.eu/2012/10/19/e-age-2012-conference/ DESCRIPTION:[by: ei-africa-eu] TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20121212 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20121214 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR