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THE KENYA NATIONAL ICT CONVENTION (MARCH 23 - 25, 2004)

Event Details: The convention will incorporate the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) Conference: Implementing the WSIS Action Plan and ea.telecom: The East African Telecommunications Conference & Exhibition

The convention will be the culmination of a series of national sector- focused ICT conferences convened by the National ICT Board and supported by IDRC to drive forward effective ICT applications and solutions to underpin Kenya’s economic transformation into an electronically empowered economy competing effectively in the world economy and providing increased employment opportunities for its citizens.

sean@aitecafrica.com

POSTPONEMENT OF ICT AFRICA INVESTMENT SUMMIT TO 29 JUNE - 1 JULY 2004

The ICT African Investment Summit, which was scheduled to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa, 9-11 March 2004, has been postponed to 29 June - 1 July 2004. The postponement has been necessitated by the recent announcement of a General Election for the South African Parliament, to take place on April 15, 2004.

The Summit is coordinated by Kemilinks International and is supported by the South African Government (through the Department of Communications), the International Telecommunications Union, the African Telecommunications Union, the South African ICT industry though the South African Communications Forum (SACF) and other industry players in and outside Africa.

Kemilinks International UK
Attention : Segun GEORGE
Tel+44 795 727 2079 / +44 208 933 1707 / +44 793 909 4016
Fax +44 208 930 5338
Email : kemilinks2@aol.com

CERTIFICATE IN TELECOMMS POLICY, REGULATION AND MANAGEMENT

The 2004 offering of this accredited course, commences on 19 April 2004. The Certificate in Telecommunications Policy, Regulation and Management is offered by the LINK Centre, School of Public and Development Management, University of the Witwatersrand - Southern Africa’s the leading research and training body in the field of information and communications technology policy, regulation and management. It provides an essential background to the understanding the regulatory and policy issues and challenges in the rapidly changing telecommunications and broadcasting sector.

Spread over three week-long sessions between April and June 2004, skilled and experienced staff at the LINK Centre, School of Public and Development Management, University of Witwatersrand, supported by an extensive panel of guest lecturers, each an expert in their field, will help you map the telecommunications landscape.

Information
The course web page is available at http://link.wits.ac.za/training/tc1.html.

EXTENSION OF AFNOG DEADLINE

In view of the number of requests AFNOG have received for extending the deadline for submitting application to attend the AfNOG 2004 workshop to be held in Dakar, Senegal on the 16th - 21st May, 2004, the deadline has been extended for two weeks. Interested applicants will have two more weeks to submit their applications. Applications received after the 2 week extension to the deadline i.e. after March 14, 2004 will not be considered.

http://www.afnog.org/workshop2004.php