* SATCOM AFRICA 2008
7-10 April 2008, Johannesburg, South Africa
* EURO-AFRICA ICT AWARENESS WORKSHOP
Supporting sub-Saharan African organisations in FP7/ICT
16-17 April 2008, Peacock Hotel, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
* MED-IT@ALGER 2008
22- 23 April 2008, Algier, Algeria
The fifth edition of this B2B exhibition will provide plenty of opportunities to develop contacts and relationship with local companies in the IT and Telecoms sectors.
The exhibition main topics are: new mobile services, call centre solutions and equipment, VoIP, IT security, banking software, CRM, ERP and storage solutions.
* AFRICA MOBILE MARKETING FORUM
23-24th April 2008, Lagos, Nigeria
Up until recently the only mechanism for delivering advertising messages to mobile devices was via SMS and WAP Push. However, now that 3G phones, with their multimedia capabilities, are reaching critical mass, the opportunities for advertising and brand extension, primarily via mobile video, are greatly increased.
* VoIP WORLD AFRICA
12-15 May 2008, Johannesburg, South Africa
The world of VoIP is rapidly changing - costs are coming down; more applications are coming into play and new forms of revenue generation are being exploited.
For further information visit the website
* ITU TELECOM AFRICA 2008
12 - 15 May, Cairo, Egypt, Cairo International Convention and Exhibition Centre (CICC)
Comprising a high-calibre Exhibition, a Forum and a whole lot more, ITU TELECOM AFRICA 2008 will provide a major networking platform for Africa's top ICT names to come together to focus on the core issues relating to ICT expansion across the region.
* ITU REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT FORUM 2008
"Bridging the ICT standardization gap in developing countries" for the African Region
26-28 May 2008, Accra, Ghana
The Forums are intended for executives from National Regulatory Bodies, Telecommunication Operators and Service Providers in the regions who need to be kept abreast of the latest development in telecommunications and who need to be familiar with the future challenges ITU is facing and, therefore, be able to draw up strategies to achieve greater participation in ITU activities, in particular ITU Study Group activities.
* TELECOMS FRAUD AFRICA 2008
26-29 May 2008, Cape Town, South Africa
IIR's Telecoms Fraud Africa conference 2008 brings you case studies, networking, advice and analysis from expects in detecting and managing telecoms fraud. With special attention to roaming frauds and internal frauds, operational issues and the impact of new technologies.
* E-LEARNING AFRICA
29-30 May 2008, Accra, Ghana
* SEMINAR ON E-GOVERNMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT: STRATEGIES AND POLICIES
13-27 June 2008, Washington DC, USA
This intensive face-to-face seminar includes lectures, panel discussions, and interactive workshops presented by leading e-Government experts from USAID, USTTI Board member corporations, private sector firms, universities, NGOs, and multinational organizations.
* FRAUD PREVENTION AND REVENUE ASSURANCE MEA
1-2 July 2008,Dubai UAE
ViB events’ Fraud Prevention and Revenue Assurance MENA will bring together telecoms operators and industry experts to discuss the critical issues, which are faced by revenue assurance and fraud personnel today.
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* UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF MOBILE TECHNOLOGY FOR SOCIAL IMPAC
August 2008, Johannesburg, South Africa
he fourth annual SANGONeT “ICTs for Civil Society” conference and exhibition will be held in August 2008 in Johannesburg. This year’s event will be co-hosted with MobileActive.org and branded as “MobileActive08”.