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									                    Information Technology in African Business
                                                 FOSS Conference, Zambia 2005


                International Conference on
              Free and Open Source Software
        “Smooth integration of Open Source Software into
               existing software environments”



             18th – 19th of October 2005, Lusaka, Zambia

 Tuesday, 18th of October 2005 – morning session

09.00   Registration of guests, participants, and media representatives
09.30   Opening of conference & welcome remarks
        Mr. John Munsaka – Master of Ceremony, it@ab Zambia, Zamnet Communication Systems Ltd
        Mr. Balthas Seibold - Senior Project Manager, InWEnt gGmbH
09.40   Welcome remarks of the it@ab Network
        Prof. Thomson Sinkala - Chairman of the it@ab Network
        (Southern African Network for Training and Research on the Environment (SANTREN))
10.00   Appreciation
        Honourable Dr. Irene Hinrichsen - Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Zambia
10.20   Official Opening
        Honourable Abel Chambeshi - MP and Minister, Ministry of Communication and Transport,
        Republic of Zambia


10.40   Group Pictures and Tea

11.10   Introduction to InWEnt and its approach to ICT and FOSS
        Mr. Balthas Seibold - Senior Project Manager, InWEnt gGmbH
11.30   Keynote Address
        Mr Milner Makuni - General Manager, I-Switch, Lusaka, Zambia and President, Computer
        Society of Zambia
11.50   Introduction to the programme
        Mr. John Munsaka – Master of Ceremony, it@ab Zambia, Zamnet Communication Systems Ltd

12.00   Opening lunch & Interviews with media representatives
        12.00 - 13.30




 The Conference is organised by the it@ab Network in close cooperation with the
 it@ab Zambia-Team, financed by the German Federal Ministry of Economic




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Cooperation and Development and coordinated by InWEnt gGmbH, Capacity
Building International, Germany


Tuesday, 18th of October 2005 – afternoon session

14.00     Introduction: Technical and business solutions based on free and open source
          software (FOSS)
          Hans Peter Merkel, IT-Consultant and Trainer, Germany
          Ricardo Taca, IT-Specialist, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique



14.15     FOSS solution I: Network Auditing and Monitoring & discussions
          Ricardo Taca, IT-Specialist, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique



15.00     FOSS solution II: Mwcollect – Introduction and Live demo & discussions
          Ricardo Taca, IT-Specialist, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique
          Elina Massaite, IT-Specialist, Matrix Group LDA, Mozambique



15.45     Tea break



16:00     FOSS solution III: Debian and Kubuntu - Introduction and Live demo & discussions
          Elina Massaite, IT-Specialist, Matrix Group LDA, Mozambique
          Noberto Felix, IT-Specialist, University of Luanda, Angola / Cenapati
          Celso Timana, IT-Specialist, IIG, Mozambique
          Frackson Lubingu, IT-Specialist, Web-Application Consultants Ltd, Zambia



17.15     Summary and plenary discussion



17:45     End of day 1 & continuation of individual discussions with trainers and consultants



19.00     Zambian Night




The Conference is organised by the it@ab Network in close cooperation with the it@ab Zambia-Team, financed
by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development and coordinated by InWEnt gGmbH,




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Capacity Building International, Germany



Wednesday, 19th of October 2005

09.00     Welcome
09.10     FOSS solution IV: A portal for women in science
          Chaulere Malenga, IT-Specialist, Bumas International, Malawi
09:40     FOSS solution V: Linux Terminal Server project pps
          Alberto Muchanga, IT-Specialist, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique

10.30     Tea break
10:50     FOSS solution VI: Using Mozilla Firefox as a free alternative to Microsoft Internet Explorer
          Nelson Chamba, IT-Specialist, Matrix Group LDA, Mozambique
          Noberto Felix, IT-Specialist, University of Luanda, Angola / Cenapati


12.30     Lunch



14:00     AWiSA: HIV/Aids Workplace Program
          Myriam B. Sikaala, AWiSA Advisor, InWEnt, Zambia
14:45     FOSS solution VII: Presentation on a migration to a Linux Mailserver & Installation
          and demonstration of a Linux Mailserver
          Priscilla Maliwichi, IT-Specialist, University of Malawi, The Polytechnic Malawi
          Alberto Muchanga, IT-Specialist, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique

15.40     Tea break
16.00     FOSS solution VIII: Installation of Open Office 2.0 and Using Open office 2.0
          Chaulere Malenga, IT-Specialist, Bumas International, Malawi
          Messias Mandua, IT-Specialist, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique
17.30     Summary and plenary discussion
18.00     End of conference & individual discussions with trainers and consultants



19.30     Debian Installation Party & Introduction to Asterisk - digital phone equipment with
          VoIP and soft phones *
          IT-Specialists
          Hans Peter Merkel, IT-Consultant and Trainer, Germany

* feel free to bring your own notebook and head set if available




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                      Information Technology in African Business
                                                      FOSS Conference, Zambia 2005

 The Conference is organised by the it@ab Network in close cooperation with the it@ab Zambia-Team, financed
by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development and coordinated by InWEnt gGmbH,
                                   Capacity Building International, Germany




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