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- E-LIBERIA: VISION 2010
23 April 2007, Morovia, Liberia
E-Liberia:Vision 2010 will take place in Monrovia the week of 23 April, 2007. The program will include the unveiling of the new National ICT Policy for Liberia; a high-level workshop (on the 26th and 27th of April) with participation from domestic, regional, and international experts; a gala dinner; and a private sector innovation fair.
More information can be found at: http://www.mopt.gov.lr/ Or by contacting: Mr. Calvin Yu on calvin.yu@gatech.edu or +231 06683574.

- FREE SOFTWARE AND MEDIA WORKERS WORKSHOP
23-27 April 2007, Accra , Ghana
The Free Software & Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA) is to host a five-day workshop for African free software developers and media workers. The workshop is co-hosted by the Economic Commission for Africa, the Open Society Initiative for West Africa, the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Center for Excellence in ICT, L'Association de Presse Panafricaine, the Meraka Institute, the University of the Western Cape, IDC, and Panos London.
For further information visit http://www.fossfa.net/fossfa/Members/nne75/media-foss-workshop

- 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.
For further information visit www.icwe.net or call +49-30-327 6140

-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.
For further information visit 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.
For further information visit 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.
For more information please contact Susan Theron on +27 (0) 11 669 5019 or visit our website 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.
For further information visit 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.
For further information visit www.terrapinn.com/2007/telecomza