eSkills Summit 2010
26 - 28 July 2010, Cape Sun Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa
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e-Skills Summit 2010 Agenda



Updated: 2010-07-25 02:46:55.373

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Day 1: 26 July 2010

08:30
Registration for Research Colloquium & eSkills Summit
09:00
09:00
Plenary Session 1a: Research Colloquium Keynote Addresses
Ms Mamodupi Mohlala, Director-General, Department of Communications

Prof. Phinda Songca, Executive Dean, Walter Sisulu University & Chair of ResNes Working Group

Adama Samassekou, Président du CIPSH, Mali

Prof. Bruce Muirhead, Eidos Institute Ltd, Australia

09:45
09:45
Session 2a: Research Colloquium – Track A Paper Session 1
Chair: Wallace Chigona, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Computer Literacy: Insufficient for Digital Age Literacy Learners
Presenter: Ronald Beyers, Young Engineers and Scientists of Africa, South Africa
Authors: Ronald Noel Beyers, Nicoli Amanda Koorbanally

Applying Living Lab Methodology to Enhance Skills in Innovation
Presenter: Marlien Herselman, Meraka Institute, South Africa
Authors: Marlien Herselman, Mario Marais, Mmamakanye Pitse-Boshomane

The Problems Experienced within the e-Skills Value Chain in South Africa
Presenter: Andre Calitz, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
Authors: Andre Calitz, Jean Greyling, Margaret Cullen

EDUEGYPT: The Egyptian National Initiative for Human Capital Development
Presenter: Heba Saleh, Information Technology Institute, Egypt
Authors: Heba Saleh

The Seven Competencies for Highly Effective Entity Resource Planning (ERP) Professionals
Presenter: Brenda Scholtz, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
Authors: Brenda Scholtz, Andre Calitz, Charmain Cilliers

09:45
Session 2b: Research Colloquium – Track B Paper Session 1
Chair: Theo Andrew, Durban University of Technology, South Africa
A Study on the State of ICT at Higher Education Institutions
Presenter: Edward Mbili, SAFIPA-Meraka, South Africa
Authors: Edward Mbili, Ashraf Patel

e-Skills: Beyond the Haves and Have-nots
Presenter: Marco Pretorius, Cape Gateway, South Africa
Authors: Marco Pretorius, Judy van Biljon

Enhancing Social Cohesion through e-Literacy
Presenter: Zoran Mitrovic, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Authors: Zoran Mitrovic

Positioning e-Skills within an Organisation: Policy Making Implications
Presenter: Zoran Mitrovic, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Authors: Zoran Mitrovic

11:15
Coffee Break : Coffee Break & Networking
11:30
11:30
Session 3a: Research Colloquium – Track A Paper Session 2
Chair: Cecille Marsh, Walter Sisulu University, South Africa
Redefining Success – The “C” Skills for Learning, Work and Life in Our Times
Presenter: Jane Richardson, Oracle Education Foundation, United Kingdom
Authors: Jane Richardson

eLearning Change Management and Communication Strategies within a HEI in a Developing Country: Institutional Organisational Cultural Change at the University of the Western Cape
Presenter: Okasute Akwega Kasuto, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Authors: Juliet Stoltenkamp, Okasute Kasuto

Empowerment Through eSkills: Findings from a Project in Remote Aboriginal Communities Transferable to South Africa
Presenter: Marguerite Maher, Charles Darwin University, Australia
Authors: Marguerite Maher

Rolling-Out Podcasting to the Masses: A Case Study of the University of the Western Cape
Presenter: Yoliswa Khumalo, University of the Western Cape , South Africa
Authors: Juliet Stoltenkamp, Yoliswa Khumalo, Carolynne Kies

E-skills for life-long learning: Case study of Harare Polytechnic
Presenter: Collence Chisita, Harare Poytechnic, Zimbabwe
Authors: COLLENCE TAKAINGENHAMO CHISITA

11:30
Session 3b: Research Colloquium – Track B Paper Session 2
Chair: Derek Keats, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Identifying the Building Blocks for FOSS Capacity Development
Presenter: Paul Mungai, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Authors: Paul Mungai, Abdul Fakier

eLearning at a Higher Education Institution: Exponential Growth and Pain
Presenter: Tasneem Taliep, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Authors: Juliet Stoltenkamp, Norina Braaf, Tasneem Taliep, Okasute Kasuto

E-Education and Information Society Development in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa
Presenter: Alphonzo Viss, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Authors: Veera Uusoksa

The Impact of IT at Schools on e-Skills Development
Presenter: Melisa Koorsse, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
Authors: Melisa Koorsse, Andre Calitz, Charmain Cilliers

Integrating ICTs into the Classroom: Assisting Teachers in Disadvantaged Primary Schools
Presenter: Andy Bytheway, CPUT, South Africa
Authors: Andy Bytheway, Wallace Chigona, Agnes Chigona, Chris Dumas, Francesca Fanni, Bojelo Mooketsi, Isabella Rega, Osman Sadeck

13:00
Lunch : Lunch & Networking
14:00
14:00
Panel Session 4a: Definition of e-Skills: Conceptual Clarifications
Chair: Andrew Bartlett, Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa
Moderator: Andew Barlett, Departament of Higher Education and Training

Panellists include:

Nqaba Nqandela, Deputy-Chair, eSkills Working Group & Chief of Staff, Department of Higher Education & Training

David Barnard, CEO, SANGONeT

Dr Cheungmun Cho, National Information Society Agency, Korea

Ms Effat El Shooky, Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Egypt

Joe Mjwara, Group Executive Strategic Relations, Business Connexion

Mansoor Mohamed, Executive Director, Economic, Social Development & Tourism, City of Cape Town

Jenny van Niekerk, CEO, ICDL South Africa

15:30
Coffee Break : Coffee Break & Networking
15:45
15:45
Working Group 5a: e-Skills Definition: Conceptual Clarifications
The participants will be divided into parallel Working Groups, each with a facilitator and rapporteur. Each Working Group will discuss issues related to the definition of eSkills and these contributions will be used to validate and further refine draft National eSkills Plan of Action.

17:15
17:15
Workshop 6a: Stakeholder Case Studies
Chair: Nozipho Mashiyi, Presidential National Commission on Information Society, South Africa
Lessons learnt from Oracle Graduate Programme
Sonja Balt, ORACLE, South Africa

Bridges to the Future Initiative South Africa
Presenter: Masennya Phineas Dikotla, Molteno Institute for Language & Literacy, South Africa
Authors: Masennya Dikotla, Rodwin Grewan

e-Rural Access Programme
Refilwe Tshabalala, Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, South Africa

Major eSkills Projects in Korea
Hyun Joo Kim, Myunggi College, Korea, Republic Of

Developing ICT Human Capital - Successful Public-Private/Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships
Presenter: Mohamed Alfie Hamid, Cisco Systems, South Africa
Authors: Mohammed Alfie Hamid

ICT Internship Model to Address Unemployment of Graduates
Charlene Verzmoter, Microsoft, South Africa

Entering Youth into ICT Careers - A Private Public Partnership that works
Wikus van der Merwe, Telkom Group, South Africa

A Multi-stakeholder Partnership Model for eSkills at a Local and Provincial Level
Nirvesh Sooful, IT4ALL AFRICA, South Africa

18:45
Reception : Launch of ResNes

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