Ministry of ICT kicks off e-Tech Africa Conference Tomorrow

The annual e-Tech Africa Conference, being sparheaded by the Zimbabwe’s government mistry of ICT postl and Courier services  kicks off tomorrow  the 9 -10 March 2016 at  HICC, Harare, Zimbabwe.

The Fibre to the Home Council South Africa will be flying through with experts to share their knowledge and experience.   International experts invited by ITU will be skyped in from around the world to present on e-Commerce, e-Waste and Telemedicine.  Discussions will also take place on Cyber Security and e-Government.

Exibitors and mebers of the public are expected to benifit intensely from the program which willlbe running under the theme “CREATING A CLIMATE FOR INNOVATION AND ACCESS TO GLOBAL MARKETS”

please find attached full event program below to get finer details

e-TECH AFRICA CONFERENCE

9 -10 March 2016 : HICC, Harare, Zimbabwe

 

THEME: CREATING A CLIMATE FOR INNOVATION AND ACCESS TO GLOBAL MARKETS

 

Draft Programme of Events

 

08h30 – 09h00 REGISTRATION

(Please be seated at 08h15)

 

SESSION 1 : MODERATED BY  MR J.M. MADYA, ACTING DIRECTOR POLICY

                        CO-ORDINATION, DEVELOPMENT AND e-GOVERNMENT, MIN. OF ICTPCS

09h00 – 09h05 INTRODUCTIONS

Mrs. B Chirume, Acting Principal Director, Ministry of ICTPCS

 

09h05 – 09h20 WELCOME REMARKS

Dr. Eng. S.M. Kundishora, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of ICTPCS

 

09h20 – 09h25

 

A NOTE FROM OUR PLATINUM SPONSOR

Document Support Centre

 

09h25 – 09h40

 

NOTE FROM ITU

Ms. C Tumelo, ITU Area Office Representative for Southern Africa.

 

09h40 – 09h55 INTERNET GOVERNANCE TOWARDS AN ENVIRONMENT OF INNOVATION AND GLOBAL MARKET ACCESS

Dr. G Hapanyengwi, Chairman, ZIGF

09h55 – 10h05 DISCUSSION SESSION

 

10h05 – 10h30 TEA BREAK

 

SESSION 2 : CYBER SECURITY, MODERATED BY BRIG GEN WEKWETE (RTD)

 

10h30 – 10h45

 

ECONOMIC INCLUSIVITY THROUGH ENTERPRIZE MOBILITY

Mr. B Mukudzavhu, CEO, Axis Solutions

 

10h45 – 11h00

 

SECURE E-SYSTEMS AS A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN A GLOBAL MARKET.

Mr. C Zvavanjanja, Development & Cybersecurity Strategist

 

11h00 – 11h10 DISCUSSION SESSION

 

SESSION 3:   e-GOVERNMENT, MODERATED BY MR MHLANGA, OFFICE OF THE                                              PRESIDENT AND CABINET

 

 

11h10 – 11h25

 

 

 

11h25 – 11h40

 

 

e-GOVERNMENT – THE 21ST CENTURY WORKFORCE

Prof. T C Bassoppo-Moyo, Dean IT and Multi-Media Communications, Zimbabwe Open University

 

e-GOVERNMENT IN ZIMBABWE

Twenty Third Century

 

11h40 – 11h50 DISCUSSION SESSION

 

SESSION 4:        TELE-MEDICINE, MODERATED BY MR WELLINGTON MAKAMURE,                              MANAGING DIRECTOR, LIQUID TELECOM

 

 

11h50 – 12h05

 

 

12h05 – 12h20

 

 

12h20 – 12h35

 

 

A NOTE FROM OUR PLATINUM SPONSOR

Mr. C Mapurazi, Document Support Centre

 

TELE-MEDICINE – WHERE THE NATION IS AND HEADING

Dr G Gwinji, Permanent Secretary for Health and Child Care

 

TELE-MEDICINE – SUCCESS STORIES

Dr. O Moyo, Chief Executive Officer, Chitungwiza General Hospital

 

12h35 – 12h50 DISCUSSION SESSION

 

 

12h50 – 14h00 LUNCH BREAK

 

SESSION 4 Continued : TELE-MEDICINE, MODERATED BY MR WELLINGTON MAKAMURE, MANAGING DIRECTOR, LIQUID TELECOM

 

 

14h00 – 14h15

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL EXPERT INVITED BY ITU

 

 

14h15 – 14h25 DISCUSSION SESSION

 

 

 

SESSION 5:   e-COMMERCE,  MODERATED BY JUSTIN MUPINDA, COMPUTERS FOR ALL                 SCHOOLS IN ZIMBABWE

 

 

14h25- 14h40

 

 

14h40 – 14h55

 

 

 

14h55 – 15h10

 

THE VISION FOR LOCAL e-COMMERCE

Vusi Ndebele, Web Dev

 

THE MANAGERIAL AND ORGANISATIONAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE INTERNET AND e-COMMERCE

Dr. S Bigirimana, Arica University

 

INTERNATIONAL EXPERT INVITED BY ITU

 

15h10 – 15h20 DISCUSSION SESSION

 

SESSION 6:   e-WASTE, MODERATED BY MR. C. MAPURAZI, ICT SUPPLIERS                                          ASSOCIATION OF ZIMBABWE

 

 

15h20 – 15h35

 

 

15h35 – 15h50

 

 

 

15h50 – 16h05

 

 

 

COMPLEXITY OF THE E-WASTE PROBLEM: ZIMBABWEAN SITUATION

Mr. F Gweme, SIRDC

 

WHAT ARE THE NEXT STEPS ON E-WASTE RESOURCES IN ZIMBABWE?   

Mr. H Maringe, ICTAZ

 

E-WASTE MANAGEMENT AND HANDLING IN ZIMBABWE

Mr. Tarusikirwa, UNIDO

 

16h05 – 16h20 DISCUSSION SESSION

 

 

 

END OF DAY 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAY 2, 10 MARCH 2016,

OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE 2016 e-TECH AFRICA CONFERENCE AND EXPO

 

09h00 – 09h05 NATIONAL ANTHEM

Churchill Boys Choir – Proudly Sponsored by ZimSwitch

 

09h05 – 09h10 PRAYER

 

09h10 – 09h15 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

Mrs. B Chirume, Acting Principal Director, Ministry of ICTPCS

 

09h15 – 09h25 REMARKS AND INTRODUCTION OF THE GUEST OF HONOUR

By Eng. S.M. Kundishora, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of ICTPCS.

 

09h25 – 09h45 OFFICIAL OPENING BY THE GUEST OF HONOUR, HON. S. MANDIWANZIRA, THE MINISTER OF ICT, POSTAL AND COURIER SERVICES.

 

09h45 – 09h50 PRESENTATION OF THE TOKEN OF APPRECIATION TO THE GUEST OF HONOUR

 

09h50 – 10h00 VOTE OF THANKS

Dr. Win Mlambo, Deputy of Minister of ICTPCS

 

10h00 – 10h30 TEA BREAK

 

SESSION 7:   FIBRE TO THE HOME

 

10h30 – 10h45 INFRASTRUCTURE SHARING EXPECTATIONS AND THE STATUS OF FIBRE TO THE HOME IN ZIMBABWE

Eng. B Sirewu, POTRAZ

 

10h45 – 11h00 FIBRE TO THE HOME

Mrs Chipo Mtasa, Managing Director, TelOne

 

11h00 – 11h15 FIBRE TO THE HOME

FTTH Council of South Africa

 

FIBRE TO THE HOME

FTTH Council of South Africa

 

11h15 – 11h30 FIBRE TO THE HOME

FTTH Council of South Africa

 

11h25 – 11h30 DISCUSSION SESSION

 

12h15 – 14h00 LUNCH

 

14h00 – 15h30 PRESENTATION BY THE INNOVATION HUB TEAMS

 

15h30 – 15h45 THE WAY FORWARD

 

 

18h30 – 20h00

 

THE HON. MINISTER’S COCKTAIL EVENING

ALL CONFERENCE DELEGATES ARE INVITED TO COME THROUGH AND NETWORK.

 

 

Programme is subject to change

 

 

 

 

 

 

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