12-14 May 2009 CSIR Conference Centre, Pretoria, South Africa
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Tuesday 12 May
Wednesday 13 May
Thursday 14 May
 
Day 1 - Tuesday 12 May 2009
All Plenary session in the Diamond Hall
08:30 - 09:00
Registration
09:00 - 09:15
Welcome - Heila Pienaar
09:15 - 10:00
Introduction: Heila Pienaar
Plenary: The JISC VRE programme 2004 - present   Mathew Dovey, JISC UK
10:00 - 10:30
TEA
Conference Hall
Crystal
Diamond
Emerald
Session Chairs
A101-104: Theo Bothma
B101-104: Dale Peters
C101-104: Stephen Mutula
TRACK A: e-Research & e-Science
TRACK B: Digital Preservation
TRACK C: Digital Divide
10:30 - 11:00

A101
Needs analysis for a SA Malaria VRE.
M van Deventer, CSIR, H Pienaar, UP, J Morris, ACGT,& Z Ngcete, BIOPAD, South Africa

B101
Preservation infrastructure in context.
David Giaretta et al, UK.
C101
Cyberspace and Globalization.
Mladen Milicevic, Loyola Marymount University,
Los Angeles, USA
Paper - Presentation

11:00 - 11:30
A102
The CSIR NyendaWeb – embedded measuring instrument of the ITS Lab®.
Oladayo Bello, CSIR, South Africa
B102
The Curation of the data of the Birth to Twenty project.
Alison Bullen and Lucia Lotter, HSRC, South Africa
C102
The virtual world of learning & the quandary of digital divide: a Botswana
experience on information access.
Olugbade Oladokun and LO Aina , University of Botswana, Botswana
 

11:30 - 12:00
A103
Monitoring Space Weather impact on the ionosphere over South Africa using Global Navigation Satellite System.
Daniel M Moeketsi, CSIR, South Africa
B103
The Use of Metadata and Preservation Methods for Continuous Access to Digital Data.
Amelia Breytenbach & Ria Groenewald, University of Pretoria, South Africa
C103
Digital divide and e-governance in SA.
Hamiltion Mphidi, TUT, South Africa
 

12:00 - 12:30
A104
Meta-data implementation for the environmental sciences: options, benefits and issues.
Wim Hugo, MBV Equsys / Consulting, South Africa
B104
Durable enhanced publications.
Maarten Hoogerwerf, DANS – Data Archiving & Networked Services, The Netherlands
C104
 
Paper - Presentation
 
12:30 - 13:30
LUNCH
Session Chairs
A105-109: Martie van Deventer
B105-109: Ujala Satgoor
C105-109: Tunde Oladiran
      TRACK C: e-Learning & Distance Learning
13:30 - 14:00

A105
What can we infer from beyond the data? - The statistics behind the
analysis of risk events in the context of environmental studies.
Sibusisiwe Khuluse, Sonali Das, Pravesh Debba & Chris Elphinstone, CSIR, South Africa

B105
The Internet Mission Photography Archive(IMPA).
Jon Miller & Matt Gainer,
University of Southern California, USA

C105
Current trends in thinking about E-learning.
Johannes Cronje, CPUT, South Africa
 
Paper - Presentation

14:00 - 14:30
A106
Video data mining with learning cullular automata.
B Meshkboo, Azad University, Iran
B106
Digitization of Library Resources & the Formation of Digital Libraries: A practical approach.
Ibrahim Usman Alhaji, National Library of Nigeria, Nigeria
C106
Inclusive education & the role of distance education.
Regina Masalela, University of Botswana, Botswana
Paper - Presentation
Paper - Presentation

TRACK A: IT Infrastructure for Digital Scholoraship    
14:30 - 15:00
A107
Cloud Computing: a potential paradigm for practicing the scholarship of teaching & learning.
P. Thomas, UB, Botswana
B107
Research Evaluation on a Local level with a Global Perspective.
Philip Purnell, Thomson Reuters
C107
An Open Source LMS Deployment & Integration Strategy for the University of Botswana.
A. Masizane-Katongo, D. Mpoeleng, T. Nkgau, University of Botswana, Botswana
 
Paper - Presentation
15:00 - 15:30
TEA
    TRACK B: Digital Data Management & Curation  
15:30 - 16:00
A108
Empowering African scientists – evaluating the CD-based installer for Scubuntu.
Thomas Fogwill & Pieter van Zyl, CSIR, South Africa
B108
A structured workflow for implementing digital archiving standards in an organisation
Peter Schmitz & Antony Cooper, CSIR, South Africa
C108
Digitizing the survival ideas for future generations: African wild fruits
Jerekias Gandure, University of Botswana, Botswana
 
Paper - Presentation

16:00 - 16:30
A109
Grid Computing: advancement of e-science to computing and beyond
A Ajulo, Federal University of Technology, Nigeria
B109
Planning an effective digital curation & preservation strategy for a Research Organization.
Adele vd Merwe & Martie van Deventer, CSIR, South Africa
C109
Engaging academia through Library 2.0 tools, a case study: Education Library,  University of Pretoria.
Johann van Wyk, University of Pretoria, South Africa
 
Paper - Presentation
16:30 - 17:15
Introduction: Theo Bothma
Plenary: Transforming Scholarly Communication
Lee Dirks, MS Research
     
18:00
Transport to venue from the CSIR Conference Centre
19:00
at the Pierneef Theatre
Manuel Escorcio is one of the most versatile singers ever produced in South Africa, a true international artist with over 4.500 concerts behind his back, 45 CD’s recorded to date and innumerable Gold and Platinum awards.

The program tonight aims at wide variety with a pot-pourri of various genres of music …
There will be romantic ballads such as True love and Blue eyes cryin’ in the rain, the standard repertoire like Josh Groban’s You raise me up, golden oldies i.e. Crazy & Something stupid, Napolitan songs, an Afrikaans medley with the biggest hits of the last few years, a gospel song One day at a time to close off, not forgetting Andrew Lloyd-Webber with Joseph’s Any dream will do.

     
Day 2 - Wednesday 13 May 2009
   
08:30 - 09:00
Registration
09:00 - 10:00
Introduction: Faye Reagon
Plenary: Building partnerships among social science researchers, institution-based repositories and domain specific data archives  
Dr Myron P Gutmann, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
10:00 - 10:30
TEA
Session Chairs
A201-204: Reggie Raju
B201-204: Maarten Hoogerwerf
C201-204: Christelle Steyn
TRACK A: Collaboration
TRACK B: Digital Data Management & Curation
TRACK C: e-Learning & Distance Learning
10:30 - 11:00
A201
Digital mergers – How social software is helping a merging faculty become a community of practice.
Johannes Cronje, CPUT, South Africa
B201
Mechanism to support multi-sectoral information sharing: do we learn from our mistakes
F Reagon, HSRC, South Africa
C201
Assessment of ICT - based course delivery for mechanical engineering students – a case study.
MT Oladiran & J Uziak, University of Botswana, Botswana
 
Paper - Presentation

   
TRACK B: Repositories
 
11:00 - 11:30
A202
The public mission of South African universities: ICT use for scholarly communications for research, teaching & learning & social responsiveness in a leading South African research university.
Eve Gray & Cheryl Hodgkinson, UCT, South Africa
B202
How does one know which repository is worth its salt.
David Giaretta et al, UK.
C202
Instructional issues of interactivity in online classes.
Regina Masalela, University of Botswana, Botswana
 
Paper - Presentation
 

11:30 - 12:00
A203
The use of wikis as Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS).
Paul Laughton, UJ, South Africa
B203
Driver: Digital Repository Infrastructure vision for European Repositories.
Dale Peters, State and University Library of Goettingen, Germany
C203
Academic libraries support for e-learning: Initiatives & opportunities – the case of University of Botswana Library.
Reason Nfila, University of Botswana, Botswana
 

      TRACK C: Intellectual Property Issues
12:00 - 12:30
A204
Collaborative reference management.
H. le Roux & I. Burke, CSIR, South Arica
B204
Easy on Fedora: building on the latest generation repository infrastructure.
Lodewijk Bogaards, DANS, Data Archiving & Netw¬orked Services, The Netherlands
C204
Intellectual property protection in the age of open access & digital rights management – balancing the odds.
B. Longe, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
 
Paper - Presentation
12:30 - 13:30
LUNCH
Session Chairs
A205-209: Johannes Cronje
B205-209: Nthabiseng Taole
C205-209: Regina Masalela
 
TRACK C: IT Adoption & Perceptions
13:30 - 14:00
A205
In support of social scholarship: the role of the academic library.
Cecilia Penzhorn, UP, South Africa
B205
African Higher Education Research Online (AHERO): a disciplinary open archive.
Shehaamah Mohamed, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
C205
Business students’ perceptions of information systems.
E. Cloete, UCT, South Africa
Paper - Presentation

  TRACK A: Open Scholarship  
14:00 - 14:30
A206
Open Scholarship & research reporting in tandem: creating more value.
Elsabe Olivier, UP, South Africa
B206
African Marine Science Respository for Electronic Publications (OceanDocs): Experience of the Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Edna Nyika, University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
C206
An analysis of information technology adoption situation in Botswana secondary schools and its impact on digital scholarship initiatives in institutions of learning.
A. Totolo, UB, Botswana
Paper - Presentation

14:30 - 15:00
A207
The Open Access mandate: a key element of open scholarship.
Monica Hammes, UP, South Africa
B207
Institutional Repositories as a Benchmark for Digital Scholarship.
P. Jain, G. Bentley, M. Oladiran, UB, University of Botswana
C207
Science and Technology awareness for preschool children: a Working model.
A. van Deventer, CSIR, South Africa
 

   TRACK A: e-Resources   TRACK C: Information Literacy
15:00 - 15:30
A208
E-resources use via the internet improvement is a must: a Case of special libraries in Tanzania.
Hubert Shija, Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA), Tanzania
B208
Digital preservation through using DSpace open source institutional repository software: a case study
Ina Smith, UP, South Africa
C208
Time to change the colour of your umbrella? Using games in information literacy training.
B de Kock, UP, South Africa
 

      TRACK C: Ethics & Trust
15:30 - 16:00
A209
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Susan Murray, AJOL
B209
Spreading the burden: infrastructure & tools for preservation & use of digital resources.
David Giaretta et al, UK.
C209
Ethics & trust in digital scholarship.
S. Mutula, UB, Botswana
 
Paper - Presentation
16:00
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Day 3 - Thursday 14 May 2009
   
Workshops (R 400,00 per workshop - see Conference Fees)
Workshop 1
Venue: CSIR Building 22, A30 - Demo Room
Spatial data.
Heidi van Deventer, CSIR, South Africa
(Full day; Cost: R400, Max 20)

Workshop 2
Merensky Library, Training Room (Level 3), University of Pretoria
Towards a second generation library: Web 2.0 applied within your library.
Christelle Steyn & Janice De Wee, UP & CSIR, South Africa

(Full day; Cost: R400; Max 40)

Workshop 3
Informatorium, Maroon Lab, University of Pretoria
Institutional repository.
Ina Smith, & Leonard Daniels, UP, South Africa

(Full day; Cost: R400; Max 40)

Workshop 4
Cancelled

Workshop 5
CSIR Conference Centre, Saphire/Emethyst
Gaining the momentum: Open access & advancement of science and research.
Susan Veldsman & Iryna Kuchma, eIFL
(Full day; Cost: R400; Max 50)

Workshop 6
Cancelled

Workshop 7
Cancelled