The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Government of the
Republic of Mauritius are pleased to invite your organization to the ITU
annual regional human capacity building workshop for Sub-Saharan African
countries to be held at the Holiday Inn Mauritius in Mon Trésor,
Plaine Magnien, Mauritius, from 28 - 30 June 2017.
The workshop is organized by ITU Regional Office for Africa in partnership
with the National Computer Board of Mauritius who are hosting the event.
This year's theme is "Developing the ICT ecosystem to harness Internet-of-Things" and aims to provide an opportunity for the participants
to express their views and experiences on the following:
- The ICT ecosystem and enabling environment to foster Internet of
Things deployment by looking at technology, standards, cross-sectoral
policy, regulatory frameworks, and applications in this area.
Building skills for ICT policy makers, regulators, telecom operators,
and academia required to develop IoT Strategies.
- How to make practical use of IoTs and associated technologies such
as Big data, analytics and other such platforms using hands-on exercises.
The main objective of these annual workshops is to provide a platform to
African countries to share experiences, strengthen their knowledge and
raise awareness on matters concerning the selected theme through a
multi-stakeholders approach involving the role of government, educators,
ICT/telecoms regulators and ministries, industry civil society, NGO and