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AITEC WEST AFRICA 2004 (1-3 JUNE 2004)
Accra International Conference Centre, Accra, Ghana

The Eighth Annual West African Information and Communications Technologies Conference and Exhibition (AITEC 2004) is jointly organized by Ghana’s Ministry of Communications and Technology and AITEC Ghana under the theme "Building Public- Private Partnership and Creating Opportunities Through ICT".

As part of the event, the two day conference is designed as an intensive knowledge-sharing platform to provide key decision-makers with a better understanding of the latest market trends, product demands and enable them acquire information and knowledge required for their day-to-day operations and strategic planning.

Please contact me if you would like to book exhibition space or propose a conference presentation.
Lesley Millar, AITEC UK
Tel: +44-1480-495595
lesley@aitecafrica.com

ICT STAKEHOLDERS FORUM (7th, 8th AND 9th JULY 2004)
Port-Louis, Mauritius

Hosted by the Government of Mauritius and with the full support of the e-African Commission and the ITU, on the first day there will be a "ministerial" session drawing on the experiences and challenges facing LDCs; a scene setting session; roundtables. The second day will focus entirely on discussing ICT projects. There will be up to four speakers each speaking for not more than 10-12 mins on projects at differing levels of advancement. The projects will cover projects successfully completed; projects that have made some headway but need support from additional stakeholders; and proposals for new projects. The projects will have been identified well in advance of the Forum.

Date/Time July 07, 2004 - July 09, 2004 , all day (GMT +4:00)

RSVP Information
Name: Mr. Shondeep Banerji
URL: http://www.cbcglobelink.org/cbcglobelink/events/ICT04/index.htm
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7024 8229
E-mail: shondeep.banerji@cbcglobelink.org

ISPA’S 3rd iWEEK (8-10 SEPTEMBER)

iWeek will be held at the Glenburn Lodge in Gauteng. iWeek 2004 will focus on the current state of the Internet industry in South Africa, and on key players’ vision of the Internet market for 2007. Other topics covered in this year’s programme include spam, future technologies, domain names and IP address numbers, with participation from the .ZA Domain Name Authority and AfriNIC. The preliminary agenda will be available via the ISPA’s web site soon. The conference programme also includes two industry dinners and a closing cocktail party.

Attendance at iWeek 2004 is free for all ISPA members. New members joining ISPA before 1 September 2004 will also qualify for free attendance. Non-members will be charged R800.00 for the 3-day conference. This conference package includes lunch each day and attendance at both dinner events as well as the closing cocktail party.

Accommodation reservations must be done through Cheryl Norwood Young. Details are as follows:
- wherenext@zanet.co.za
- Tel: +27 11 463 7307
- Fax: +27 11 463 8141 To view the facilities at Glenburn Lodge, please visit:
- http://www.glenburn.co.za

Costs:
- Bed & Breakfast rates:
Single: R445.00 per person
Sharing: R345.00 per person sharing