9:00 - 10:30 Connectivity
monitoring of Research and Educational Institutions in the
least developed countries
Pieter Bolman (Elsevier
Enrique Canessa (ICTP-eJDS)
"Real time network monitoring in Africa: A proposal"
"Measuring Internet use in Africa"
(Presentations: PPT - 1 - 2)
Les Cottrell (SLAC)
"Monitoring Internet Connectivity of Educational and Research
11:00 - 12:30 Optimization/Awareness
of resources & ICT tools
Buhle Mbambo (Univ. Zimbabwe Library)
"African framework for e-knowledge"
Giampaolo Amadori (IBM Linux)
"Bridging the digital divide through knowledge exchange-information
"Open source IBM strategies for developing countries"
(Presentations: PPT - DOC)
Manfredi La Manna (ELSSS)
"Academic-led alternatives to commercial journal publishing, with
special reference to developing countries"
Carolin Bothe (GTZ)
"Information Service on the Adaptation and Dissemination of
Technologies: Possible use of www4mail in the GATE and GTZ context"
14:00 - 16:00
solutions: networking, Internet infrastructure and the digital divide
Desmond Reany (IOP)
M. Radicella (ICTP-ARPL)
"Role of information technology and communications in sustainable
development: Our experience"
Carlo Fonda (ICTP-ARPL)
"Training in open source and networking for development"
Gabriel O. Ajayi (ICT Center, Nigeria)
"Bridging the digital divide: The Nigerian case study"
Ahmadou Wague (Univ. Cheikh Anta Diop,
"Problem of Internet access in research laboratories in Senegal"
Rosalind Reid (American
Scientist/Sigma Xi, The Sci Research Soc)
Hilda Cerdeira (ICTP)
"Bridging the digital divide:
Recommendations of Trieste"
Ian Butterworth (Imperial