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- 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.

http://www.iir-conferences.co.za/eventInfo.php?e=1202

- NIGERIAN INTERNATIONAL OUTSOURCING CONFERENCE

28 February – 2 March 2007, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria,

NITDA has partnered with AITEC Africa, as the leader in ICT conferences across the continent, to host the first International Outsourcing conference in Nigeria. One of the highlights of the conference will be the launching of the National Outsourcing Association. It will also be the first time that Nigeria will be officially positioning itself as an outsourcing destination to the rest of the world.

www.aitecafrica.com

- 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.

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.

http://www.icnm.net/

- E-LIBERIA: VISION 2010

23 April 2007, Morovia, Liberia

Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia, is delighted to host a national dialog on the role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Liberia’s post-conflict development. 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.

http://www.mopt.gov.lr/

- 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

- 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

- 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