12-14 May 2009 CSIR Conference Centre, Pretoria, South Africa
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Day 1 - Tuesday 12 May 2009
   
08:30 - 09:00
Registration
09:00 - 09:15
Welcome
09:15 - 10:00
Plenary: The JISC VRE programme 2004 - present   Mathew Dovey, JISC UK
10:00 - 10:30
TEA
       
TRACK A: e-Research & e-Sceince
TRACK B: Digital Preservation
TRACK C: Digital Divide
10:30 - 11:00

A101
Needs analysis for a SA Malaria VRE.
J. Morris & Z. Ngcete, ACGT, M. van Deventer, CSIR, H. Pienaar, UP, South Africa

B101
The Digital preservation management workshop at the five year mark.
Nancy McGovern & Aprille McKay, University of Michigan, USA
C101
Cyberspace and Globalization.
Mladen Milicevic, Loyola Marymount University,
Los Angeles, USA

11:00 - 11:30
A102
The CSIR NyendaWeb – embedded measuring instrument of the ITS Lab®.
Kobus Labuschagne, CSIR, South Africa
B102
Preservation infrastructure in context.
David Giaretta et al, UK.
C102
The virtual world of learning & the quandary of digital divide: a Botswana
experience on information access.
Olugbade Oladokun, University of Botswana, Botswana

11:30 - 12:00
A103
Time-Series Analyses of Vegetation Phenology for Southern Africa.
K Steenkamp, K Wessels, S Archibald & G von Maltitz, CSIR, South Africa
B103
LOCKSS in South Africa: Solution or Piece of the Puzzle.
Margeret Hughes, Stanford University, USA
C103
Digital divide and e-governance in SA.
Hamiltion Mphidi, Sasol, South Africa

12:00 - 12:30
A104
Monitoring Space Weather impact on the ionosphere over South Africa using Global Navigation Satellite System.
Daniel M Moeketsi, CSIR, South Africa
B104
The use of metadata & preservation methods for continuous access to digital data.
Amelia Breytenbach & Ria Groenewald, University of Pretoria, South Africa
C104
Bridging digital divide in developing countries: Nigeria as a case study.
Itsemehona Victoria Mathew, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
12:30 - 13:30
LUNCH
      TRACK C: e-Learning & Distance Learning
13:30 - 14:00

A105
What can we infer from beyond the data? - The statistics behind the
analysis of risk events in the context of environmental studies.
Sonali Das, Sibusisiwe Khuluse, Pravesh Debba & Chris Elphinstone, CSIR, South Africa

B105
Durable enhanced publications.
Maarten Hoogerwerf, DANS – Data Archiving & Networked Services, The Netherlands
C105
Federated search as a tool in distance education.
Peter Noerr, MuseGlobal, Inc

14:00 - 14:30
A106
Video data mining with learning cullular automata.
B. Meshkboo, Azad University, Iran
B106
The Internet Mission Photography Archive(IMPA).
Jon Miller & Matt Gainer,
University of Southern California, USA

C106
Inclusive education & the role of distance education.
Regina Masalela, University of Botswana, Botswana

TRACK A: IT Infrastructure for Digital Scholoraship    
14:30 - 15:00
A107
Cloud Computing: a potential paradigm for practicing the scholarship of teaching & learning.
P. Thomas & M. Biorn, UB, Botswana
B107
Digitization of Library Resources & the Formation of Digital Libraries: A practical approach.
Ibrahim Usman Alhaji, National Library of Nigeria, Nigeria
C107
An Open Source LMS Deployment & Integration Strategy for the University of Botswana.
A. Masizane-Katongo, D. Mpoeleng, T. Nkgau, University of Botswana, Botswana

    TRACK B: Digital Data Management & Curation  
15:00 - 15:30
A108
Empowering African scientists - an investigation into a CD-based installer for scubuntu.
Pieter van Zyl & Thomas Fogwill, CSIR, South Africa
B108
A structured workflow for implementing digital archiving standards in an organisation
Peter Schmitz & Antony Cooper, CSIR, South Africa
C108
On the realisation (?) Digital Documentary.
R. Marumo, University of Botswana, Botswana

15:30 - 16:00
A109
Grid computing: advancement of e-Science to computing and beyond.
A. Ajulo, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria
B109
Planning an effective digital curation & preservation strategy for a Research Organization.
Adele vd Merwe, CSIR, South Africa
C109
Implementation of e-learning in a schooling system: An African perspective.
Phineas? South Africa
16:00
TEA
     
17:00
FUNCTION
     
Day 2 - Wednesday 13 May 2009
   
08:30 - 09:00
Registration
09:00 - 10:00
Plenary: Scholarly Communication: New roles at the dawn of the era of e-Research   Rick Luce, University of Emory USA
10:00 - 10:30
TEA
TRACK A: Collaboration
TRACK B: Digital Data Management & Curation
TRACK C: e-Learning & Distance Learning
10:30 - 11:00
A201
Digital mergers – How social software is helping a merging faculty become a community of practice.
Johannes Cronje, CPUT, South Africa
B201
Towards the establishment of the World Data Centre in Africa for Biodiversity and Human Health: Is South Africa ready for the challenge?
D. Selematsela & H. vd Berg, NRF, South Africa
C201
Assessment of ICT - based course delivery for mechanical engineering students – a case study.
M. T. Oladiran & Uziak, University of Botswana, Botswana

   
TRACK B: Repositories
 
11:00 - 11:30
A202
The public mission of South African universities: ICT use for scholarly communications for research, teaching & learning & social responsiveness in a leading South African research university.
Eve Gray & Cheryl Hodgkinson, UCT, South Africa
B202
How does one know which repository is worth its salt.
David Giaretta et al, UK.
C202
Instructional issues of interactivity in online classes.
Regina Masalela, University of Botswana, Botswana

11:30 - 12:00
A203
In support of social scholarship: the role of the academic library.
Cecilia Penzhorn, UP, South Africa
B203
Driver: Digital Repository Infrastructure vision for European Repositories.
Dale Peters, State and University Library of Goettingen, Germany
C203
Academic libraries support for e-learning: Initiatives & opportunities – the case of University of Botswana Library.
Reason Nfla, University of Botswana, Botswana

      TRACK C: Intellectual Property Issues
12:00 - 12:30
A204
Collaborative reference management.
H. le Roux & I. Burke, CSIR, South Arica
B204
Easy on Fedora: building on the latest generation repository infrastructure using eSciDoc.
Lodewijk Bogaards, DANS, Data Archiving & Netw¬orked Services, The Netherlands
C204
Intellectuual property protection in the age of open access & digital rights management – balancing the odds.
B. Longe, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
12:30 - 13:30
LUNCH
 
TRACK A: Open Scholarship
TRACK C: IT Adoption & Perceptions
13:30 - 14:00
A205
Open Scholarship & research reporting in tandem: creating more value.
Elsabe Olivier, UP, South Africa
B205
African Higher Education Research Online (AHERO): a disciplinary open archive.
Allison Fullard, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
C205
Business students’ perceptions of information systems.
E. Cloete, UCT, South Africa

14:00 - 14:30
A206
Making an institutional mandate work for you.
Monica Hammes, UP, South Africa
B206
African Marine Science Respository for Electronic Publications (OceanDocs): Experience of the Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Edna Nyika, University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
C206
An analysis of information technology adoption situation in Botswana secondary schools and its impact on digital scholarship initiatives in institutions of learning.
A. Totolo, UB, Botswana

  TRACK A: e-Resources    
14:30 - 15:00
A207
The role of J D Rockefeller Research library in facilitating access and use of HINARI/AGORA/OARE (HINAGOA) resources.
Nerisa Kamar, Egerton University, Kenia
B207
Institutional Repositories as a Benchmark for Digital Scholarship.
P. Jain, G. Bentley, M. Oladiran, UB, University of Botswana
C207
Science and Technology awareness for preschool children: a Working model.
A. van Deventer, CSIR, South Africa

      TRACK C: Information Literacy
15:00 - 15:30
A208
E-resources use via the internet improvement is a must: a Case of special libraries in Tanzania.
Hubert Shija, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
B208
Digital preservation applied within institutional repositories.
Ina Smith, UP, South Africa
C208
Time to change the colour of your umbrella? Using games in information literacy training.
B. de Kock, UP, South Africa

      TRACK C: Ethics & Trust
15:30 - 16:00
A209
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Susan Murray, AJOL
B209
Spreading the burden: infrastructure & tools for preservation & use of digital resources.
D. Giaretta et al, UK
C209
Ethics & trust in digital scholarship.
S. Mutula, UB, Botswana
16:00
TEA
     
Day 3 - Thursday 14 May 2009
   
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  Organising committee chairs  
 

Dr Heila Pienaar, University of Pretoria, South Africa (heila.pienaar@up.ac.za)
Prof Tunde Oladiran, University of Botswana, Botswana (oladiran@mopipi.ub.bw)
 

 
 
 
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