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- GVF OIL & GAS COMMUNICATIONS: NORTH AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST CONFERENCE 2007

30th & 31st May, Cairo, Egypt, plus pre-Conference Technology Open Day,

29th May. 

This second annual event, with an expanded programme, will extend oil and gas sector-focused dialogues to advance the provision of ICT applications for exploration and production. The Conference has attracted the support of companies which provide mission critical applications and communications solutions to the energy sector throughout the North Africa and Middle East regions.  Key international, regional, national, and joint venture oil and gas exploration and production companies will also be in attendance. 

martin.jarrold@gvf.org

- TELECOM FINANCE MIDDLE EAST AFRICA ASIA 2007

23-24 May 2007, Madinat Jumeirah Hotel, Dubai

Telecom Finance MEAI conference is the premier networking hub for senior executives at telecom operators and supplier organisations, private equity investors, investment bankers, legal advisers, and other financiers and professional intermediaries focused on the emerging markets. The 2-day event will feature more than 30 speakers

Issues under discussion at the event will include: Expansion strategies for the Middle East, Africa and India; Accessing local and international capital markets:  How to finance growth beyond the Gulf; Broadband provision for growth markets: Wireless versus fixed convergence strategies; Building a regional platform in the Middle East; Greenfield opportunities in Africa and India: and capturing market share in new growth markets.

www.tmtfinance.com/tfmeai07

- eLEARNING AFRICA 2007

28-30th May 2007, Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

The subject is Building Infrastructures and Capacities to reach out to the Whole of Africa, reflecting the significant efforts of African countries to set up their national and regional ICT infrastructures to create access to education, training and services for all.

www.icwe.net

-USING MOBILE PHONES FOR HRO IN AFRICA

28th May – 2nd June 2007, Nairobi, Kenya

The conference is organised by Fahamu on the use of mobile phones by human rights organisations in Africa.

www.fahamu.org

- ICTS FOR CIVIL SOCIETY CONFERENCE

June 2007 – South Africa

The conference and exhibition organised by SANGONeT will be aimed at increasing NGOs’ awareness of the strategic importance of their websites and the online environment in general.

http://sangonet.org.za

HIGH SPEED ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE

19-21 June 2007, Gallagher Estate, Johannesburg, South Africa

IQPC's 2nd Annual High Speed Access Technologies conference is perfectly positioned giving you answers at a critical time offering an objective platform for you to hear case studies on current obstacles and successes of Broadband.  You will also be able to join us for a Site Visit To the Eskom Test Site. This site visit will show you what progress has been made over the past few years and what MainNet is doing to promote broadband over Power Lines.  

http://www.iqpc.com/za/highspeed

- TELECOMS WORLD AFRICA

31st July - 2nd August 2007, Johannesburg, South Africa

Key decision-makers in South Africa and leading international players will share their expertise and forge invaluable business relationships in a highly interactive environment.

www.terrapinn.com/2007/telecomza

- WI-WORLD AFRICA 2007

27 – 30 August 2007, Michelangelo Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa.

In Africa, fixed-line infrastructure is lacking and there is a major problem with copper wire theft. Wireless communication is therefore a great alternative.

www.terrapinn.com/2007/telecomza

- ICT AFRICA 2007

October 1-5, 2007, Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

ICT Africa is an annual continental information and communications technology conference addressing all aspects of ICT development in Africa. The conference is convened by NEPAD council in collaboration with the NEPAD Kenya secretariat. The 2007 event will be organized by Global Conferences, Cape Town, South Africa.

rjacobs@globalconf.co.za

- INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNERSHIPS FOR AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT (IPAD) CENTRAL AFRICA

3rd - 5th October, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

iPAD Central Africa 2006 provides an opportunity to network directly with key partners. The event aims to facilitate regional planning and collaborations under one roof between government, the public sector and business. iPAD Central Africa 2006 is a one-stop-shop for investigating investment opportunities in DRC and the Central African region as a whole.

http://www.spintelligent-events.com/ipad-central2006/en/