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Addressing R and E Networking Challenges in Africa

Time 04/28/15 04:30PM-05:30PM

Room Mount Vernon A

Netcast sponsored by Microsoft

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Session Abstract

NREN development and collaborative teaching and learning efforts in Africa often face political,
technological, and financial challenges (eg. lack of government support, high technology costs, limited availability of technical resources, unpredictable REN infrastructure, etc.). This session will
provide updates on NREN development in Africa, highlight some of these specific challenges, and look at new ways the community is working together to address them.

Speakers

Speaker Bob Riddle University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Speaker Isaac Kasana RENU (Research and Education Network for Uganda)

Speaker Boubakar Barry WACREN (West and Central African Research and Education Network)

Presentation Media

media item thumbnail Uganda Update (Nurturing a Nascent NREN)

Speaker Isaac Kasana RENU (Research and Education Network for Uganda)

Primary track Applied Research & Scholarship