Community Networks Workshop

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Day 1: Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Community Networks Workshop “Connecting the Unconnected” (Day 1)

08:00 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 10:00

Welcome and opening remarks

African Union Commission (AUC)
Internet Society (ISOC)
Association for Progressive Communications (APC)
10:00 – 10:30

Introduction to Community Networks (CNs)

An overview from around the world – Jane Coffin (ISOC)
10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Status of Community Networks in Africa

Report: - Understanding Community Networks in Africa – Michuki Mwangi (ISOC)
13:30 – 14:00

Networking & Lunch

14:30 – 15:30

Africa Community Networks Presentations

Bosco Uganda (Gulu, Uganda)
Zenzeleni, (Eastern Cape, South Africa)
Fantsuam (Kafanchan, Nigeria - TBC)
PamojaNET (Idjwi, DRC)
Q & A
15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:00

Discussion and action points: Technical, Capacity and Sustainability development strategy for Africa

Michuki Mwangi (ISOC)
19:00 – 22:00

Welcoming diner

At Capital Hotel & SPA
Moderator: Marsema Tariku

Day 2: Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Community Networks Workshop “Connecting the Unconnected” (Day 2)

08:00 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 10:30

Policy Opportunities for CN Development in Africa

Carlos Rey-Moreno (APC)
10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00

Discussion and action points

CN Policy development, collaboration and partnerships at International, Regional and sub-regional levels - Carlos Rey-Moreno (APC)
12:00 – 12:30

Closing Session – Way Forward

African Union Commission
Internet Society
APC
12:30 – 14:00

Networking & Lunch

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Date and Time

Tuesday 19 June 2018 –

Wednesday 20 June 2018

Location

African Union Headquarters

P.O. Box 3243
Roosvelt Street
(Old Airport Area)
W21K19
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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