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AITEC GHANA 2009

22-24 October 2009, International Conference Centre, Accra

www.aitecafrica.com

MMT 09 - Mobile Money Transfer

26-27 October2009, Dubai.

MMT 09 is a 'must attend' event for anyone who is serious about remittances. Over 350 mobile network operators, microfinance institutions, money transfer networks, banks and technology providers will converge at MMT 09 to discuss the best ways to make money from mobile money transfer. Nowhere else in the world will you find so many MMT project leaders all gathered in one place.

www.mobile-money-transfer.com

WORLD BANK DAY@ m-HEALTH SUMMIT

28 October 2009, 9am-5.30pm Washington DC time

Jointly sponsored by World Bank Group and UN Foundation/mHealth Alliance, in collaboration with FNIH, NIH and others, the World Bank Day @ mHealth Summit will raise awareness of the possibilities for mobile-enabled innovations for improving health care and health care outcomes in developing countries and seeks to:

· Contribute to putting m-health on the map of the mainstream public health agenda.

· explore options as to how to translate mHealth applications into measurable health outcomes.

· provide concrete examples of experience at the country level – what questions to ask, what to look for, what tools are available, and what are the policy implications for implementation.

· establish a solid basis for future collaboration and continued dialogue on mHealth

You can participate in this event online:

www.worldbank.org/edevelopment/live

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ComBIT AFRICA

2-4 November 2009, Lagoon Conference Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos

AITEC has been commissioned to organise this leading annual ICT expo hosted by the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON). This year’s theme is “Setting the Pace for Africa’s ICT Transformation”

www.aitecafrica.com

3RD IT EDGE WEST AFRCIA CONVERGENCE FORUM

4 November 2009, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria

FORUM 2009 is free, sponsored by the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and Ericsson.

This year, the event holds in Abuja for the first time since 2007 and drawing greater participation from the public and private sectors with the theme: Content & Policy Dynamics in the Converged Market.

www.itedgenews.com

BarCampAfrica UK 2009

7 November 2009, Vodafone HQ, London, UK

This event will bring together a group of talented entrepreneurs, technologist, charities, engineers, designers, bloggers, artists, with a passion for African development.

This is a Free Event and Tickets will be given on a first come first served basis.

http://barcampafrica.com/uk

OUTSOURCING & CONTACT CENTRES EAST AFRICA

11-12 November 2009, Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi

Now in its fourth year, this is East Africa’s leading BPO conference, gathering international outsourcing companies and buyers of outsourced services with local service providers to explore partnerships and business opportunities.

www.aitecafrica.com

CUSTOMER SERVICE & CONTACT CENTRE WEST AFRICA

24-25 November 2009, Oriental Hotel, Lagos

www.aitecafrica.com

ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN 2009

2-4 December 2009, Berlin, Germany

Innovate, Share, Succeed – is the theme of OEB 2009. This year’s agenda will be about your learning innovations, your expertise and the great ideas that will lead your organisation, company or school to success.

For the full programme visit the organiser’s website

www.online-educa.com

TANCon AFRICA 2009

4-6 December 2009, Taia Resort, Freetown, Sierra Leone

This years conference will explore the theme "Virgin Territories: A New Market for Innovative Investment" through the use of case studies on Sierra Leone and other liberalizing African markets.

TANCon Africa is hosted by TAN a global non-profit organization that fosters entrepreneurship and technology among people of African descent. TAN was founded in Silicon Valley, California in 2004 to provide a support structure and network for entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, and community leaders worldwide. This year, the TAN Africa conference is held in collaboration with the Internet Society of Sierra Leone and supported by the Ministry of Trade & Industry and Sierra Leone Import Export Promotion Agency (SLIEPA).

TANCon Africa 2009 will attract over 250 local and international attendees from the United States of America, South Africa, the United Kingdom, Nigeria, Ghana and the rest of the world. Conference participants will range from industry leaders and key decision makers of global financial institutions, fortune 500 companies in ICT, Finance, Agriculture, Tourism, Infrastructure, Social Entrepreneurship and Renewable Energy.

For more information on the conference, see the conference Web page at:

http://www.tanconf.org/