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- DIGITAL BROADCASTING SWITCHOVER FORUM 2007
29th January – 1st February 2007.
InterContinental Sandton Sun & Towers, Sandton Johannesburg, South Africa
Hosted by ICASA and organised by the CTO the digital switch-over forum will have meeting with regulators, policy makers and senior level decision makers from across the pan-African broadcasting industry.
For further information visit www.cto.int

- VOIP HALF-DAY CONFERENCE
31 January 2007,
ape Town International Convention Centre
CallingtheCape presents a half-day conference in which leading local and international contact centres and independent consultants will advise you how to reduce your phonebills.
For further information visit www.callingthecape.org.za

* MEETING AFRICA’S BANKING NEEDS: WORLD-CLASS OR ALL-CLASS BANKING SYSTEMS?”
5-8 February 2007,
Nairobi, Kenya
The African Banking Technology Conference will provide the region’s banking community with in-depth briefings from African and international experts that will enable them to assess latest banking technology systems and strategies to achieve an effective and profitable balance.
For further information visit www.aitecafrica.com

- BROADBAND SUMMIT 2007
26-27 February 2007,
Southern Sun, Grayston, South Africa
South Africa faces a huge broadband demand, from all sides. However, the broadband access media and business strategies in South Africa still do not resemble the international standards. In order to reach these standards you as ISPs, mobile and/or fixed operators, need to assess the current and future potential of the African broadband market.
For further information visit http://www.iir-conferences.co.za/eventInfo.php?e=1202

- SMB ROADSHOW 2007 - MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA
26th March 2007,
Nile Hilton, Cairo, Egypt.
IDC's SMB Roadshow provides a comprehensive and trustworthy platform for discussing strategic IT issues directly impacting the SMB sector. Debate led by recognised experts and based on best practices and sound technology analysis provide objective and critical insights required by leaders in this sector. This event will target IT decision makers - by vertical industry sector - within SMBs across the region.
For further information visit http://www.idc-cema.com/events/smbeg07

- 1stWEST AFRICAN E-CONTENT SUMMIT
4-7 April 2007 –
Cotonou, Benin
This ICT symposium expects to launch the official discussions to establish the “Panafrican Agency for New Media, advocated to provide training courses in new media management for young people in Africa in to bridge the content gap.
For further information visit http://www.icnm.net/

- 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

- 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

- 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