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Day 1 – May 27
|08:30 - 09:30||Registration of Participants|
|09:30 - 10:30||OPENING SESSION – Florence Onny AUDITORIUM
Chairpersons: Dr. Osei K. Darkwa & Prof. Knud Erik Skouby
Welcome to the Conference: Dr. Robert Awuah Baffour, Vice President of GTUC
Overview of the Conference: Prof. Knud-Erik Skouby, Director of CMI
Address by the Special Guest of Honour:
Mobile ICT and New Media - The Implications of Social Networks on Academic Work
Prof. Ernest Aryeetey, Vice Chancellor, University of Ghana, Legon
|10:30 - 11:00||Group Photograph & Tea Break|
|11:00 - 12:00||
Panel Discussion 1: Mobile ICT and New Media: Prospects and Challenges
|12:00 - 13:00||Lunch|
|13:00 - 14:30||
Paper Session 1: Mobile ICT Policy Issues
Backbones in Africa: Policy and Regulatory Issues
The Role of Community Based Networks in The Development of Rural Broadband: The Case of Djurslandsnet in Denmark and Lessons for Rural Sub-Saharan Africa.
Investigating The Applicability of Dynamic Pricing to Ghana’s Telecom Infrastructure Market
Mobile Government in Developing Country; A Citizen Centric Approach to Policy Formulation
|14:30 - 14:50||Afternoon Tea Break|
|14:50 - 15:30||
WWRF-session - Book presentation: Mobile in Africa
|15:30 – 17:00||
Paper Session 2A: ICT in Businesses
Marginality, Transnational Mobilities and Social Networks – Understanding Mobile Phone Practices and Livelihood Strategies Among Ghanaian Women Traders
The Effect of Mobile Phone on Agricultural Development: A Case of Smallholder Farmers in Machakos
An Assessment of the Challenges of Electronic Office in some Tertiary Institutions in Katsina State.
The Use of Social Media Applications for Intra-organizational Knowledge Transfer
|15:30 – 17:00||
Paper Session 2B: E-Library &Related Issues
The Impact of Cyber Cafes and Telecom Centres: A Panacea for Empowering Library and Information Science Students in Nigerian Universities.
Application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Academic Libraries in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges.
The Impact of MTN-Net Library Universities Connect on Academic Library Services Use by Students in Kashim Ibrahim Library, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
|17:05 – 17:15||Closing Remarks & Announcements
Dr. Osei K. Darkwa & Prof. Knud-Erik Skouby
Day 2 – May 28
||PLENARY SESSION – FLORENCE ONNY AUDITORIUM|
|09.00 – 09:10||Welcome to the Conference: Dr. Robert Awuah Baffour, Vice President, GTUC
Prof. Knud-Erik Skouby, Director of CMI
|09:10 – 10:00
|Panel Discussion 2: Mobile Learning in Africa
Chair: Prof. Reza Tadayoni, CMI, Aalborg University
Prof. Morten Falch, CMI, Aalborg University
Prof. Patrick Otoo Bobbie, Registrar, GTUC
Dr. Josephine Larbi-Apau, Head, COLT, GTUC
|10:00 – 10:20||Morning Tea Break|
|10:20 – 12:10||
Paper Session 3A: Future Technologies I
Formal Approach for Investigating SPIT Scenario.
GPRS Based Automatic Metering System.
Comparative Analysis of ANN and ANFIS in Forecasting GSM HOSR.
Impact of Mobile Information and Communication Technology on Cybercrime in Nigeria.
Paper Session 3B: Regulation, Diffusion & Adoption of ICT
Are People Taking Their Tablets Serious? A Case Study of How People Use Their Tablet in Ghana.
Differences in Competitor Attraction, Personal and Social Switching Factors Among Porters and Non-porters of Mobile Number Portability in Ghana.
Factors Affecting Adoption Intentions and Usage of Academic Social Media Sites Among Students in Ghana.
|12:10 – 13:00||Lunch|
|13:00 – 14:15||
Paper session 4A: E-learning
Understanding LMS Implementation in Higher Educational Institutions: a Hermeneutical Perspective.
Computer Games and the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics in Nigerian Primary Schools.
The Future of Mobile ICT and New Media in Africa Through Social Media and Social Network for Economic, Social and Human Development.
Paper Session 4B: Mobile ICT Business & Usability
Usability and Interaction Design in West Africa: The State of the Art
Sustainable Information Communication Technologies (ICT) Development Model.
Diffusion and Effects of Mobile-based CloudComputing in Sub-Saharan Africa.
|14:15 – 16:00||
Paper Session 5: Future Technologies II
Design of a Tower-less UMTS Network for Accra Business District.
Security Challenges in Routing Protocol in Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET).
Mobile ICT and New Media in Africa, the Way Forward
Comparative Analysis of Some Uplink Packet Scheduling Algorithms for WIMAX Network.
QoS Requirements for Bandwidth Request and Allocation in WiMAX Networks.
Investigating the Causes of Network Outages and It’sCost Implications of the Telco’s in Ghana “The case of MTN”.
The Development of Mobile-based Real Time Reporting Systems for Microfinance Institutions
|16:00-16:15||Summing Up and Closing Remarks
By Dr. Osei K. Darkwa, President, GTUC
Knud-Erik Skouby, Professor & Director, CMI, Aalborg University
|16:30||Cocktail at Dr. Eva Von Hirsch Auditorium.|