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- USING ICT FOR EFFECTIVE DISASTER MANAGEMENT - AFRICA FORUM 2007

13th - 15th November 2007, Dar es Salaam International Conference Centre, Tanzania

The use of ICTs in disaster management is one of the CTO's core areas of expertise. Following successful events in Asia, the Caribbean and the Pacific, we are delighted to deliver our fourth regional ICTs for Effective Disaster Management Forum in Tanzania. There is no admission fee and we hope that all disaster management stakeholders will be able to attend and contribute to this event's success. With the Ministry of Communications and the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority as hosts, as well as the potential of a half-day workshop conducted by the ITU, this event has already attracted a huge amount of interest.

s.binbrek@cto.int

- 5th OPEN ACCESS CONFERENCE 2007: HOW SOCIETIES BENEFIT FROM OPEN ACCESS TO ICT

14th - 16th November 2007, Bagamoyo Tanzania

Resource persons and delegates from all around the world will meet in Bagamoyo to discuss best practice in ICT following the trend and advancement in the use of ICT in general such as mobile phones, multipurpose tele-centres and the like. The conference will address ICT in its entirety with demonstrations and presentations. Focus areas

include: ICT infrastructures, Strategic ICT Leadership, ICT in Education, Universal Access, Applications, Policy and Social Implications; ICT with business and M-Applications.

amnungu@kth.se

- 3RD African Outsourcing & Contact Centre Conference

27th – 28th November 2007, Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

This conference and exhibition provides a business networking platform for the entire regions outsourcing industry. This is a unique opportunity for companies looking for outsourced services to meet operators in this emerging outsource destination as well as for local operators to learn about international trends, best practices and business opportunities.

www.aitecafrica.com

- ICT AFRICA

13-15 February 2007, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

CT Africa 2008 offers:

A Plenary session featuring policy makers, Business leaders and key ICT research leaders

High quality, peer reviewed technical presentations

Technical tutorials on emerging ICT technologies

Workshops on ongoing projects

Industry exhibition

http://ictafrica.nepadcouncil.org/

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