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ITU Workshop on "ICT Innovations for Developing Countries"
Tunis, Tunisia, 20 June 2012 Contact: tsbfginnovation@itu.int and tsbworkshops@itu.int

 

Draft Programme

 

20 June 2012
11:00 - 11:20
Introductory Remarks
  • Ajay Ranjan Mishra, Chairman of Focus Group: Bridging the gap from Innovation to Standards
  • Bilel Jamoussi, Chief Study Group Department, TSB, ITU
​11:20 - 13:00

Session 1 : ICT Innovations in Arab and Africa Region

  • ICT for Energy saving, Chouaieb Chifco, CEO Chifco
    [ Presentation ]
  • MMS Sign Project : SMS for Deaf people using Depth sign translator, Mohamed  Jemni, Labo TIC
    [ Presentation ]
  • The future Vision of iMobility in Arab region: Towards Unified Regional strategy, Muna Hamdi,  iMobility: Future Vision Group & Virtual Research Centre Lead, University of Huddersfield, UK
    [ Biography | Abstract | Presentation ]
​13:00 - 14:00 ​Lunch
​14:00 - 15:50

Session 2 : ICT Innovations in Arab and Africa Region

  • SMS Exchange, Peter Nshimiyimana, Rwanda
    [ Biography | Presentation ]
  • Location Based Mobile Polling (mPolling), Mohamed Talaat, Chairman of Intelligent Services Solutions ISS Telecom
    [ Biography | Abstract | Presentation ]
  • Le Laboratoire de mesures CEM: outil d’accompagnement de l’Innovation à l’industrialisation, Karim Loukil, CERT
  • Cloud computing powered by open source software, Zied Ben Salem, CEO, Axelaris and Majed Khalfallah, General Secretary of APOS
​15:50 - 16:15 ​Coffee break
​16:15 - 17:00

Session 3 : Working Group Activities

The objective of the session is to present the activities of Working Groups and discuss main areas of work and tasks ahead.

  • Soli Mobile Payment Platform, Mark Kaplan, CEO, Soli Ltd
    [ Presentation ]
  • Working Groups Workflow and Group Coordination Process, Ramy Ahmed, Chair of WG2, FG Innovation
    [ Biography | Abstract ]
​17:00 - 17:30 Panel Discussion